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MN Supreme Court denies convicted child killer Josue Fraga an appeal
Top-ranking Vatican cardinal charged with sex offenses in Australia
Two Yellowstone National Park tourists injured by bison
Minnesota rock hall of fame musician accused again of grabbing elderly woman's breast
S.D's Daugaard named Western Governor's Association chairman, to emphasize workforce development
Kepler, Mejia power Twins past Red Sox
Hughes rejoins Twins pitching staff
Halftime tirade product of higher expectations from United coach Adrian Heath
Tyus Jones says new teammate Jimmy Butler adds toughness to team
Ex-NFL running back Portis considered murder after losing millions
Hoops on Hops: How and why glassware adds to your enjoyment of beer
All-American fun: Patriotic playdough is an easy DIY for summer
Champagne: A refreshing explosion for the Fourth of July
Letter: Graduation, music and travel mark end to stay
Letter: WPD known for rude police behavior
Mary Ann Wurdeman
Douglas "Dugan" Suss
Gwinevere Elaine Neil
Column: Slip away to a luxury weekend at your Hotel Thompson
Disheveled Theologian: Treasure hunting
Looking Back: 1967 -- 1923 WHS graduate speaks at 100th Carleton commencement
Column: What became of those magic pills that cut fuel costs in half?
WHS 70th reunion
out and about
80th Birthday: Iva Barber
Munns 70th anniversary
Hoefker 60th anniversary
Abrahamson 50th anniversary
Data: June 29, 2017
City of Worthington summary financial report
City council resolution No. 2017-06-02
City of Worthington Statement of Revenues, Expenses and Changes in Net Position
Independent school district 518 call for bids
June 26, 2017
Agri-Pulse: Rural America and the need for speed
Most of us who live or have lived in rural America understand that the pace is usually a little slower and the cost of living is much less expensive...
June 26, 2017 - 7:09am
May 23, 2017
Bipartisan work gives greater Minnesota legislative success
ST. PAUL—The 2017 Legislature may do pretty well by greater Minnesota. "We got there because it was a bipartisan effort. both parties...
May 23, 2017 - 5:09pm
April 26, 2017
LCTC seeks $3 million loan from Nobles County
WORTHINGTON — Representatives from Lismore Cooperative Telephone Co. appeared before Nobles County commissioners during a work session Tuesday with a request to help finance $2.5 to $3 million of the Nobles County Broadband project. LCTC was awarded a nearly $3 million grant from...
April 26, 2017 - 9:02pm
April 20, 2017
Group of rural towns to become ‘gigabit communities’
WORTHINGTON — As a general rule, internet bandwidth usage increases by about 50 percent every year. This isn’t any different in southwest Minnesota, where DSL has struggled to provide speeds that can keep up with the ever-increasing demand.
April 20, 2017 - 8:17pm
April 10, 2017
Letter: Region needs better broadband to reach fullest potential
By Kathleen Annett, President and CEO, Blandin Foundation, Hutchinson The author William Gibson writes, “The future is already here. It’s just not very evenly distributed.” So true when it comes to broadband, especially.
April 10, 2017 - 10:10pm
March 30, 2017
Minn. farmers use state forum to voice concerns on health insurance, buffer strips
WILLMAR, Minn. — About 50 farmers and community leaders from around the region met Thursday in Willmar to talk about issues affecting agriculture...
March 30, 2017 - 6:09pm
March 3, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Franken question leads to Sessions' spotlight
ST. PAUL—U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions' Russia problems became big news the past few days thanks to Sen. Al Franken. The Minnesota...
March 3, 2017 - 6:00pm
February 24, 2017
Klobuchar, Peterson go to bat for rural broadband
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar and U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson met with about a dozen Internet service providers in Detroit...
February 24, 2017 - 10:17pm
January 30, 2017
Fiber-optic connection in Worthington may have to wait
WORTHINGTON — County and city leaders were ecstatic when the Department of Employment and Economic Development announced Lismore Cooperative Telephone Co. would be getting a $2.94 million grant to create a hybrid fiber-optic and wireless network that should eventually bring high...
January 30, 2017 - 9:14pm
January 19, 2017
Nobles County honored for broadband work
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County has received an award from the Blandin Broadband Community to commemorate the work of the county and its partners to accomplish several projects to improve broadband access and provide opportunities for residents to learn about broadband. Nobles County...
January 19, 2017 - 9:43pm
January 16, 2017
GOP boosts expansion of rural broadband
I was pleased to learn that the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) has awarded nearly $3.4 million locally for state grants to expand broadband access. Our policy changes ensured that the areas that truly needed broadband assistance received it. This...
January 16, 2017 - 8:44pm
January 12, 2017
Grants extend home, bus internet for Minnesota students
ST. PAUL -- More students throughout greater Minnesota will have access to online homework outside of school hours following a round of state grants. A total of $500,000 to improve after-school internet access will be divided among 12 school districts, 11 of which are in greater Minnesota,...
January 12, 2017 - 8:08pm
January 11, 2017
Nobles County, Westbrook receive broadband grants
ST. PAUL —The Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) announced Wednesday that internet providers in Nobles County and the city of Westbrook in Cottonwood County would be receiving grants for projects that will bring hundreds of unserved homes and businesses broadband...
January 11, 2017 - 9:22pm
December 30, 2016
Capital Chatter: Broadband not a top 2017 topic
ST. PAUL -- A new report says $100 million in state money is needed every two years to help expand broadband high-speed internet throughout Minnesota, but rural lawmakers have said relatively little about it leading up to the 2017 Legislature. In a series of Forum News Service lawmaker...
December 30, 2016 - 8:35pm
October 24, 2016
Letter: Kudos to Nobles County leaders on broadband efforts
By Kathy Annette, President and CEO, Blandin Foundation, Hutchinson Recently, a team from Blandin Foundation was in Worthington to celebrate the wrap-up of our partnership with Nobles County in the Blandin Broadband Communities Program. What we saw was impressive: a diverse group...
October 24, 2016 - 10:46pm