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Shiver me timbers, a play! CLIMB Theatre teaches Prairie Elementary students about self-control
Options available for childbirth classes
Trojan band marches to first place in Algona
MnDOT announces availability of $9.7 million in grants for local community projects
Minnesota vs. North Dakota: States engage in friendly competition to keep eyes on the road
Prep volleyball: Luverne, Worthington sweep; Windom Area wins thriller
Prep girls tennis: Luverne knocked out of team sections
Boys soccer: Worthington's struggles on offense continue
Prep volleyball: H-LP goes 5-0 in tournament
Girls soccer: Improvement shows in Trojans rematch with Eagles
Letter: Just because it's legal doesn't mean it's right
Column: Defending Minnesota's outdoor heritage
Column: The GOP (New) McCarthyism
Column: Why community newspapers matter
Column: Taking time to prevent bullying
TJ (Timothy) Hady
Cheryl B. Harrison
Beatrice "Betty" Louise Demuth
Phyllis F. Siebenahler
Author! Author!: Lorna Landvik embarks on tour of southwest Minnesota libraries
Column: Whatever happened to a delicious coney?
Out & About: Oct. 2-18
Column: Longing for home
Religion briefs: Oct. 1
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Wieskus 80th birthday
Voss 80th birthday
Henderson 95th birthday
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June 27, 2013
I-90 traffic to be restricted for road work
WORTHINGTON -- Interstate 90 traffic from Worthington to Jackson County 5 will be restricted to two-way by mid-July as crews resurface the westbound lanes. Work will begin Monday to build to the crossovers from westbound to eastbound, and by mid-July all traffic will be carried in...
June 27, 2013 - 10:33pm
June 26, 2013
Fundraiser Frolf event planned
WORTHINGTON -- A Frisbee golf -- "Frolf" -- fundraiser will be Saturday at the Olson Park disc golf course. Adam Vosburgh will attempt to play 100 holes of Frolf to raise money for All Day for Africa, a non-profit group raising money to build a medical center and teachers' dormitory...
June 26, 2013 - 11:46pm
Semitrailer crash causes fatality
ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa -- An Ashton, Iowa, man was killed Monday in an accident involving two semitrailer rigs. According to the Lyon County Sheriff's Office, Steven McKee, 56, of Ashton, was pronounced dead at the scene. The accident occurred at 2:20 p.m. Monday on Lyon County A52 (260th...
June 26, 2013 - 11:45pm
June 25, 2013
DNR says wastewater flows from plant to Storm Lake
STORM LAKE, Iowa (AP) -- The Department of Natural Resources says a mechanical failure at a meatpacking plant caused thousands of gallons of wastewater to pour into Storm Lake in northwest Iowa. The DNR says Tuesday the problem was noticed Monday night when employees of Tyson Fresh...
June 25, 2013 - 10:25pm
Veterans eligible for vaccinations
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- The Sioux Falls Veterans Administration Health Care System will offer enrolled veterans age 60 and older vaccinations against shingles, pneumonia, tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (whooping cough) beginning Thursday. According to the Centers for Disease Control...
June 25, 2013 - 10:25pm
Master Naturalist training offered
LUVERNE -- Blue Mounds State Park near Luverne will host a Minnesota Master Naturalist volunteer training from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays from Aug. 6 through Oct. 15. Two Saturday field trips will be on Sept. 7 and 28. Master Naturalist volunteers complete a 40-hour hands-on class...
June 25, 2013 - 10:24pm
Entries sought for photo contest
LUVERNE -- The Council for Arts and Humanities in Rock County seeks entries for its annual Carnegie Cultural Center Photo Contest. This year's theme is the Elements of Design. The photos will be displayed during the month of October. Entries are due Sept. 26 and are broken into three...
June 25, 2013 - 10:23pm
June 24, 2013
Dayton House to hosts coffee event
WORTHINGTON -- The Historic Dayton House, 1311 Fourth Ave., will have its monthly coffee event from 8 to 11 a.m. Thursday. A variety of homemade pastries, fresh fruits and coffees will be served. There is a fee. For more information, call 727-1311.
June 24, 2013 - 11:37pm
State Patrol offers summer camp
LITTLE FALLS -- The Minnesota State Patrol is accepting applications from 16- to 19-year-olds interested in attending a week-long summer camp to learn about the training and responsibilities of law enforcement officers. Participants receive training in firearms, crash investigation,...
June 24, 2013 - 11:37pm
4-H Club to host run/walk
BREWSTER -- The Indian Lake Progressives 4-H Club will host a Wild 5K Run/Walk at 9 a.m., July 20, beginning in the Brewster City Park. Registration begins at 8 a.m. All ages and fitness levels are welcome to participate. There is an entry fee and the funds will be used to benefit...
June 24, 2013 - 11:36pm
June 23, 2013
Heartland Security named dealer of year
JACKSON -- For the second time in the past four years, Heartland Security has been awarded dealer of the year by Interlogix Global Security Products.
June 23, 2013 - 11:20pm
Miller joins United Prairie Insurance
WORTHINGTON -- Worthington native Joshua Miller has joined the United Prairie Insurance office as the new office manager and agent. "We're excited to have Josh on the team. His experience and community leadership make him a great fit for our agency," United Prairie Insurance General...
June 23, 2013 - 11:18pm
City band concert Wednesday
WORTHINGTON -- The "Amazing" Worthington City Band will perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in Chautauqua Park. Master of ceremonies will be the Rev. Richard Ricker. Intermission entertainment will be by Kay Prunty's Dance Academy. Under the direction of Jon Loy, the band will...
June 23, 2013 - 11:08pm
June 12, 2013
Girl Scouts offer day camp
WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington Girl Scouts will have day camp from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 20-21. There is a fee to participate. For more information, contact Barb, 372-5049, or Chaz, 295-2192.
June 12, 2013 - 11:45pm
June 11, 2013
Second Harvest Food Aid in Jackson
JACKSON -- Second Harvest Heartland unloaded 30,000 pounds of food for Jackson-area residents Tuesday as a part of a larger effort to fill the estimated 151,000 missing meals in Jackson County, according to Hunger-Free Minnesota and Western Community Action. The distribution was...
June 11, 2013 - 11:35pm