Skip to main content
Beds for better lives
Chillin' at Winterfest
Holiday music at Prairie in full swing
Chamber Singers to ring “The Bells of Christmas” at 2 p.m. Sunday
Time is of the essence
Luverne hockey tops Orono, S-O wrestlers take Okoboji Invite
Boys hockey: LSHSPTCUC score one for each letter in win over Trojans
Minnesota West basketball: Men pick up first win, women keep rolling
WHS basketball: Girls, boys sweep Windom Area on road
Boys basketball: MLA rallies
Column: Stepping out in faith
Column: After a mere 25 years, the triumph of the West is over
Column: The election really was rigged
Column: The post-truth era of politics
Column: Enrichment opportunities abound in 2017
Geneva J. Strolz
Homemade granola easier, more affordable than you think
PieLogNog: A holiday mashup of chocolate, salted caramel, eggnog and pecan pie
Change maker: Kevin Donovan pushes Worthington, and himself, to succeed
Our region was major supplier of early engines for Humvees
Disheveled Thelogian: A feast, a robbery and a reason to give thanks
out and about
Data: Dec. 3, 2016
Data: Dec. 2, 2016
Data: Dec. 1, 2016
Data: Nov. 30, 2016
Data: Nov. 29, 2016
November 16, 2016
Cancer nutritionist to speak at Minnesota West
WORTHINGTON -- A cancer nutrition speaker will give a lecture Nov. 28 at Minnesota West and Technical College about healthy eating and its impact...
November 16, 2016 - 9:28pm
July 31, 2016
Student working to find cure for cancer that killed his musician friend
MINNEAPOLIS — Some of Mitch Kluesner’s happiest high-school memories are of hanging out with Zach Sobiech during the late Lakeland teen’s chemotherapy treatments. The pair, wearing blue Forever Lazy fleece onesies with matching footie socks, would blow bubbles in other cancer...
July 31, 2016 - 9:43pm
July 22, 2016
Saving her skin: Leopold’s melanoma caught early, successfully treated
ADRIAN -- As a child of the early ’80s, Bobbi Leopold frequently frolicked outdoors during the hot Minnesota summers, happily ignorant of the...
July 22, 2016 - 9:26pm
July 20, 2016
Sanford clinical trial results in new drug to stop vomiting in chemotherapy
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- A new drug is now available that can reduce nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy -- thanks to a national clinical trial that included Sanford Health sites in Sioux Falls, Fargo, Bismarck, N.D., and Bemidji, Minn. Sanford oncologist and cancer researcher...
July 20, 2016 - 9:23pm
June 22, 2016
20th annual Nobles County Relay for Life is Friday
WORTHINGTON -- The 20th annual Nobles County Relay for Life will take the stage Friday evening at the county fairgrounds in Worthington. The...
June 22, 2016 - 9:25pm
June 14, 2016
Cancer survivors celebrate life
Cancer survivor Nancy Teerink (right) gets her hand painted blue Monday by a Nobles County Relay for Life volunteer. Melissa Ericksen, Teerink’s...
June 14, 2016 - 9:20pm
May 10, 2016
Benefit Sunday for Brewster boy’s battle: Four-year-old Remme faces 40 chemotherapy treatments
BREWSTER — Aiden Remme and his family discovered in February that the 4-year-old had a large tumor growing on the right side of his brain....
May 10, 2016 - 8:50pm
ACS offers program for female cancer patients
WORTHINGTON — The American Cancer Society will offer its “Look Good … Feel Better” program from 6 to 8 p.m. April 25 in the Auxiliary Room at Sanford Worthington Medical Center, 1018 Sixth Ave. Guided by volunteer cosmetologists, female cancer patients who participate in this...
April 10, 2016 - 9:13pm
February 15, 2016
Prairie celebrates Pennies for Patients record
WORTHINGTON — Prairie Elementary students had every reason to celebrate Monday afternoon. Students were fired up — and rightfully so —...
February 15, 2016 - 8:35pm
January 10, 2016
Brunch fundraiser planned for Korthals
WORTHINGTON — Cancer takes a toll on body, mind, spirit — and finances. That’s something that Brian and Lorraine Korthals have found out...
January 10, 2016 - 7:56pm
January 7, 2016
Letter: Making a difference in the fight against disease
By Sharon Erpestad, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Volunteer, Wilder A few weeks ago, I wrote a letter to the editor to encourage people to contact Congressman Tim Walz and encourage him to vote in favor of an increase for funding for the National Institute of Health....
January 7, 2016 - 3:48pm
December 16, 2015
Letter: "We all need to stand up to cancer"
By Sharon Erpestad, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Volunteer, Wilder None of is more than one degree from someone with cancer, whether it is a close friend, a family member or ourselves directly. There are nearly 15 million cancer survivors in this country today that...
December 16, 2015 - 4:50pm
October 19, 2015
Norm Coleman to have cancer surgery today
ST. PAUL — Former U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman will undergo throat cancer surgery today at Rochester’s Mayo Clinic. Coleman posted on his Facebook...
October 19, 2015 - 8:11pm
October 18, 2015
ACS ‘Look Good ... Feel Better’ program offered locally
WORTHINGTON — The American Cancer Society will offer its “Look Good … Feel Better” program from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 26 at Sanford Health Cancer Center, 1018 Sixth Ave. Guided by a volunteer cosmetologist, female cancer patients who participate in the class will learn how to...
October 18, 2015 - 8:47pm
October 12, 2015
Benefit for local family Saturday
WORTHINGTON — Marv Anderson has supplied area anglers with crawlers, minnows, chubs and leeches at his little self-service bait shop north...
October 12, 2015 - 10:11pm