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‘You can do it,’ Walter Mondale tells Concordia graduates
Regatta changes on horizon: Committee tweaks musical format to appeal to larger audience
Lost and found: WHS 1953 class ring turns up in bottom of metro lake
A ‘people person’: For Kurt Daudt, budget crunch is a big test
Amateur football: Huskerz start strong with blowout win
Prep baseball: Worthington back in the win column with split
College baseball: Minnesota West starts slow in sweep
Prep baseball: No. 4 Windom Area falls to No. 3 Fairmont in thriller
Prep softball: Worthington swept; Windom Area splits at home tourney
Column: Gay marriage's moment for justice
Column: District 518 offers chances to recover missed credits
Column: A breach between police and community
Column: As unions go, so goes middle class
Letter: Nursing home payment reform should be priority
Donna Mae Gerber
Norman D. Stender
Margaret Hope Nelson
Gerrit John Klumper
Lorain J. DePauw
Fun times with Florian: Chmielewski celebrates 70 years of making music on his accordion
Column: And now a word from our sponsors of old
Vietnam Remembered: 40 Years After the War
Looking Back: 1940 -- 'Gone with the Wind' arrives in Worthington
Class of 2015: Nitibhon schedules appointment for career in dentistry
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Wolf 50th anniversary
Neeb 85th birthday
Harstad 90th birthday
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Resolution No. 3588
Data: April 29, 2015
May 8, 2014
Bob and Steve’s doing its part in water conservation
WORTHINGTON — With a worsening water situation, local business Bob and Steve’s Shell is doing what it can to help. With well levels nearly 12 feet below the 16-year average, cutting back on water usage in the car wash was the right thing to do, according to General Manager...
May 8, 2014 - 7:44pm
Minnesota Legislature’s end is near
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota House takes up medical marijuana today in what could be a debate lasting well into the night while pieces fall into place on tax and spending bills as the Minnesota Legislature nears the end of its 2014 session. Debate on the much-discussed proposal to...
May 8, 2014 - 7:38pm
May 6, 2014
County approves hog barn to move forward
WORTHINGTON — Nearly two weeks after neighbors raised a stink over a proposed hog confinement building east of Adrian by Son-D-Farms, Nobles County commissioners on Tuesday accepted a recommendation from the planning commission to move the development forward. Doug Bullerman,...
May 6, 2014 - 9:49pm
May 2, 2014
Blood drive set for Thursday at SWMC
WORTHINGTON — A community blood drive will be from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday at Sanford Worthington Medical Center. “Whether you are a first time blood donor or have donated multiple times, your donation will impact patients’ lives,” said Rita Nelson,...
news / business
May 2, 2014 - 10:03pm
Ground broken on new Bioscience Park facility
news / business
May 2, 2014 - 10:02pm
Letter: Small Animal Clinic staff caring, compassionate
By Diane Remakel, Worthington I have been a resident of Worthington for a long time and I, like most of us, take for granted the wonderful businesses that we have in our town and how they are here when we need their services. One such business, if you own a pet, is the Worthington...
opinion / letters
May 2, 2014 - 9:51pm
Column: After 87 years, the sad ending of an era
WORTHINGTON — Harry Grier used to stand inside the front door of JCPenney’s store on Worthington’s 10th Street opposite the courthouse and shake hands with customers as they came in the store. Harry Grier was Penney’s manager in the 1930s, 1940s — oh, at least into the 1950s. It...
lifestyles / reminiscing
May 2, 2014 - 9:49pm
April 30, 2014
Letter: Letter to businesses had incorrect information
By Adam Munkel, Worthington Cubs baseball A fundraising letter had recently been mailed to several Worthington businesses in regard to seeking scholarship funds for the Worthington Cubs baseball team. In the letter, it had been inadvertently stated that we pay $500 per game. The...
opinion / letters
April 30, 2014 - 3:50pm
April 28, 2014
Column: Debate about 'Paycheck Fairness' is more about politics
By JULIANNE ORTMAN ST. PAUL — I support equal pay for equal work. But the current debate in Washington over the proposed Paycheck Fairness Act seems more a political ploy by Democrat lawmakers to distract attention away from Washington’s failing economic record than a needed...
opinion / columns
April 28, 2014 - 4:55pm
April 25, 2014
Chamber's Community Improvement Committee marks Arbor Day
WORTHINGTON — The unpredictable weather didn’t stop the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce’s Community Improvement Committee from celebrating Arbor Day on Friday by planting a tree at the Center for Active Living (CAL). Members of the committee and other city officials were...
April 25, 2014 - 9:45pm
Luke Hagen promoted to Daily Republic managing editor
MITCHELL, S.D. — Luke Hagen is the new managing editor of The Daily Republic of Mitchell. His promotion from assistant editor was announced Friday. The newsroom’s top position opened March 17 when then-editor Seth Tupper was promoted to publisher. Tupper selected Hagen...
news / business
April 25, 2014 - 9:33pm
April 18, 2014
State lawmakers hear from constituents at Legislative Breakfast event
WORTHINGTON — Southwest Minnesota’s three state legislators heard citizens’ questions and comments Friday morning during a legislative breakfast event at the Travelodge Hotel. District 22A Rep. Joe Schomacker, R-Luverne, District 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton. R-Mountain Lake, and...
news / politics
April 18, 2014 - 10:03pm
Judge strikes down Minnesota rules on out-of-state power plants
ST. PAUL — A federal judge has blocked restrictions set by the state of Minnesota that tried to limit businesses in North Dakota and other states from building coal-fired power plants and selling the electricity in Minnesota. The ruling issued Friday found that Minnesota’s...
news / business
April 18, 2014 - 9:52pm
WHS FCCLA students shine at events
WORTHINGTON — Worthington High School students from the Family and Consumer Science classes participated April 1 in the annual Culinary Skills Challenge at Southwest Minnesota State University. Students competed in various skills contests and participated in workshops during the...
news / education
April 18, 2014 - 9:38pm
April 16, 2014
Editorial: Worthington is not alone with mall woes
Back in January, the Albany Times Union published a story with the headline “Rotterdam mall’s new history owner has history of legal battles.” The subject of the article is Mike Kohan — who is also known as Mike Kohen, whose real name is Mehran Kohansiek. Anyone interested...
opinion / editorials
April 16, 2014 - 12:59pm