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Franken attends groundbreaking of new school
Concerns raised about EpiPens costs
Lakeside Church welcomes new pastor
Better late than never: Grant dollars target fields damaged in 2014 flooding
Minnesota’s average ACT scores drop
Prep soccer: Experience will be key to Trojans quest for conference championship
Prep volleyball: Southwest Minnesota volleyball talent is easy to find
High school volleyball: Trojans hope experience puts them over the top
Girls tennis: Trojans drop opener to Harrisburg
High school football: H-LP gridders aiming for success
Letter: DFL political games hurt millions of Minnesotans
Column: Hillary's heel
Column: Trump's 360-degree 'pivot'
Sean Hannity, Trump's 'spin doctor'
Letter: Divider-in-chief is at it again
Ryan L. Shea
Curtis Lowell Schmidt
Nina Mae Eernisse
Ladene M. Nelson
Disheveled Theologian: Finding meaning in the motive
Looking Back: 1966 -- Foreign ag specialists visit Worthington
Column: Is it possible to be fast asleep for three or four weeks?
Crazy about the cube: Abel Piper, 12, participates in Rubik’s Cube National Championships
Disheveled Theologian: Twenty years later, still glad to have him with me
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Westman 111th birthday
Miller 50th anniversary
Hemmen 60th anniversary
Berger 80th birthday
Scheepstra 85th birthday
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July 27, 2016
County begins budget discussion
WORTHINGTON -- Managing a multi-million dollar budget in county government seems a never-ending process, and Nobles County commissioners began the task for 2017’s budget during a Wednesday morning work session. Commissioners took their first look at the proposed budget, which staff...
July 27, 2016 - 9:59pm
May 20, 2016
As deadline looms closer, Dayton says tax and budget deal are not done
ST. PAUL — State lawmakers appear ready to cut Minnesotans’ taxes nearly $260 million before they leave for the year Monday, but Gov. Mark Dayton said he will veto the plan if he does not get provisions he wants in a spending bill. Legislative leaders announced the tax relief...
May 20, 2016 - 9:34pm
May 17, 2016
State budget talks expanded from transportation
ST. PAUL — At least they are talking. State leaders expanded budget talks Tuesday to deal with major money issues remaining before the Minnesota...
May 17, 2016 - 6:49pm
Top-level politicians tackle MN transportation spending
ST. PAUL — Transportation funding is being discussed at the highest levels of Minnesota government Tuesday, a sign of progress as lawmakers...
May 17, 2016 - 2:33pm
April 13, 2016
Let’s get down to business: Minnesota lawmakers ready to zero in on budget specifics
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislators are ready to put specific numbers to their budget plans, which so far mostly have been generic rhetoric. Senate...
April 13, 2016 - 9:22pm
April 7, 2016
State GOP seeks hold-the-line spending
ST. PAUL — Minnesota House Republicans want to keep the state’s $42 billion, two-year budget — passed last year — pretty much as is,...
April 7, 2016 - 9:45pm
March 15, 2016
Dayton's budget boost: Broadband and racial equity top governor's wish list
ST. PAUL — Giving all Minnesotans equal access to high-speed Internet and promoting racial economic equality are Gov. Mark Dayton’s top requests...
March 15, 2016 - 10:18pm
March 11, 2016
Letter: Legislator cautiously optimistic about budget
There are positives and negatives to be found in Minnesota’s recent state budget forecast. The good: state economists recently projected Minnesota to realize a $900 million surplus. The not-as-good: the total is roughly $300 million lower than the last estimate that was released...
March 11, 2016 - 9:42pm
February 26, 2016
Minnesota budget surplus slips
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's state revenues appear to be down, a state report shows this morning. Minnesota Management and Budget, the state's finance agency, said the projected surplus is $900 million for the current two-year budget cycle. Late last year, the state reported a $1.2 billion...
February 26, 2016 - 9:52am
February 9, 2016
$4.1 trillion: Obama proposes spending plan in final White House budget
WASHINGTON — U.S. President Barack Obama proposed a $4.1 trillion spending plan for fiscal year 2017 Tuesday in a final White House budget...
February 9, 2016 - 4:57pm
January 7, 2016
New emergency services building proposed in Windom
January 7, 2016 - 9:45pm
December 30, 2015
Budget Breakdown: $832,096
What it is: This is the amount Nobles County budgeted for buildings in 2016. What it was last year: $665,000 Total county budget: $34,372,047...
December 30, 2015 - 9:59pm
Budget Breakdown: $8,089,397
What it is: This is the amount Nobles County Commissioners budgeted for Community Services in 2016. What it was last year: $7,495,229 Total county...
December 30, 2015 - 9:56pm
December 29, 2015
Budget breakdown: $4,334,993
What it is: This is the amount Nobles County Commissioners budgeted for Public Safety in 2016. What it was last year: $4,060,463 Total county...
December 29, 2015 - 10:09pm
December 28, 2015
Budget Breakdown: General Government
BUDGET BREAKDOWN $10,170,810 What it is: This is the amount Nobles County budgeted for General Government in 2016. What it was last year: $9,411,802...
December 28, 2015 - 1:27pm