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Which way do we go? Roundabout proven safer, but some are confused
Hog heaven: Sibley-Ocheyedan FFA chapter meets fundraising goal
St. Gabriel's Church gives back with Stations of the Cross donation
Minnesota West volunteers to be featured during fund drive
Some Minnesota highways will get higher speed limits
Section 3A boys basketball: DeBoer board, free throw save Southwest
Girls basketball: MCW, BEA, JCC, Pipestone Area move on
College wrestling: Henning, Farris ousted in nationals
State wrestling tournament: Axford upsets No. 1; Two Trojans in semis
State Class A wrestling tournament: W/ML's Stevens goes OT to advance
Column: A step forward in Afghanistan
Column: District 518 moving forward with high school addition project
Column: The waiting game Boehner can't win
Column: Workforce housing key to economic growth in Greater Minnesota
Column: Twitter as America's conscience
Joseph L. Tolver
Robert H. Strandberg
Joan Vance Wiley
A real puzzler: Pat Loosbrock puts together works of art, piece by piece
Column: Hay! Did you know about our town's wonder crop?
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Looking Back: 1940 - Historic Chautauqua Park pavilion torn down
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Lamfers 80th birthday
Grube 80th birthday
Erdman 80th birthday
Moser 85th birthday
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Notice of Proposed City Ordinance
Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale
Data: Feb. 24, 2015
October 8, 2014
For McFadden, a career in the crosshairs
ST. PAUL — Republican Minnesota U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden has never been a public official, so his business career has become the field of attack. He has made millions of dollars in business and regularly is portrayed by Democratic opponents as “investment banker...
October 8, 2014 - 8:18pm
August 18, 2014
Column: Here comes Entrepreneur Barbie
WASHINGTON — Lego’s groundbreaking female-scientists set sold out almost immediately after it was released this month. But never fear, fans of feminist toys: A new Barbie doll, now in stock, is also shattering the plastic ceiling. Yes, that swan-necked, thigh-gapped beauty has...
opinion / columns
August 18, 2014 - 9:03pm
August 15, 2014
Column: Lesson in a STEM study
CHICAGO — Every once in a while, research quantifies the effects of certain education policies on students. Then, the results are often shelved in favor of the prevailing “common sense.” As in: If you want more scientists, mandate more science courses in school. Let’s hope...
opinion / columns
August 15, 2014 - 9:38pm
July 9, 2014
Camp with a cause
WORTHINGTON — The Summer Housing Career Youth Camp is not just a fun four-day camp for high school students — it’s also intended to help youths achieve their career and educational goals. Youth camp coordinator Mai Ze Vue explained how the camp, which has been going on throughout...
July 9, 2014 - 9:59pm
May 28, 2014
Kruse reflects on long JCPenney career
WORTHINGTON — When JCPenney closed its doors in Worthington a few weeks ago, Terese Kruse closed the door on more than 30 years of her life. “I had no relief when I heard the store was closing, just sadness,” said Kruse. “We were all shocked when it was announced. Our store...
May 28, 2014 - 7:32pm
May 23, 2014
Murray County chief deputy retires
SLAYTON — Chief Deputy Randy Donahue’s law enforcement career not only spans 30 years, but crosses state lines. As he served his last day at the Murray County Sheriff’s Office on Friday, Donahue reflected on his career, what he’ll miss the most and what he’s looking forward...
May 23, 2014 - 9:16pm
May 14, 2014
Column: In Arkansas, a military record is no magic bullet
WASHINGTON — Sen. Mark Pryor, the embattled Democratic incumbent in Arkansas, made a serious gaffe in March when he questioned Republican opponent Tom Cotton’s reliance on military service as a campaign theme. While praising the congressman for serving, Pryor told a TV interviewer...
opinion / columns
May 14, 2014 - 8:35pm
May 12, 2014
Cumiskey announces retirement from WPD
WORTHINGTON — After serving 15 years in Worthington and 28 years in law enforcement, Worthington Police Chief Mike Cumiskey officially announced Monday that he will retire at the end of May. “I took a step by faith and realized that now is the perfect time to go,” he said. Cumiskey...
May 12, 2014 - 10:23pm
August 8, 2012
Sauer looks for sweet ending to 4-H career
LISMORE -- A few days ago, as one sister pinned her bug collection for an entomology display and another put the finishing touches on a horseless...
August 8, 2012 - 8:14pm
September 28, 2011
Jessica Cook (from left), Christina Henning, Shelby Rademacher and Logan Ward, all students at Jackson County Central High School, are ready...
September 28, 2011 - 8:03pm
July 1, 2010
Students Kimberly Sanchez (from left), Kue Shee and Fabian Ramos work on a landscaping project at a house on Nobles Street in early June. The students were participants in a Housing Career Camp sponsored by the Nobles County Integration Collaborative and the Southwest Minnesota Housing...
news / education
July 1, 2010 - 4:33pm