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Minorities with post-secondary credentials make less than whites, study shows
'Support our Schools' effort gets under way
County begins budget discussion
Men on the street
Protests cost St. Paul $1.5M while Summit Avenue remains closed
YMCA Fun Run a good time for all ages
Amateur baseball: Worthington wins, takes 1-0 series lead over Heron Lake
All welcome at 34th annual Fun Run
Amateur baseball: Region 13C playoffs begin Wednesday
Wolter: Random thoughts in a fleeting summer
Letter: Journey pastor grateful for community support
Letter: Deep thoughts on constructing obstructions
Some Trump-style speculation on the GOP and Putin
Letter: Trip to Paris is May highlight for exchange student
Column: Trump set the table for Clinton
Calen Daniel "Rudy" Ross
Colbert (Corky) Bassett
Looking Back: 2006 -- City, YMCA approved deal for new Y facility
THE SCHIZ: Barber keeps on clipping at downtown Worthington shop
Column: A memorable — and cold — arrival in Worthington in 1872
Column: Father knows best
Looking Back: 2006 -- Reisdorfer honored with statewide nursing award
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Davis 85th birthday
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Summons to establish custody
Data: July 25, 2016
Southwest Minnesota counties see continued expansion in cattle, hog facilities
LUVERNE — Whether looking to put grain into livestock or save money on fertilizer by spreading manure, farmers in southwest Minnesota are investing...
January 28, 2016 - 10:04pm
October 13, 2015
No warning: PM Beef employees will not receive severance packages
WINDOM — One day after employees of PM Beef in Windom were told the beef processing facility would close Dec. 11, officials with the plant...
October 13, 2015 - 8:49pm
August 20, 2015
Major feedlot under construction
WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Planning Commission took the first step Wednesday in authorizing three livestock expansion projects and one...
August 20, 2015 - 9:46pm
July 23, 2015
MPCA seeks public comment on proposed beef feedlot expansion
MARSHALL — A Nobles County beef cattle producer is proposing to build a new feedlot near an existing feedlot southeast of Adrian in Olney Township. R&R Thier Feedlots Inc. is aiming to build two new total confinement barns, each with a capacity of 3,000 steers. As required...
July 23, 2015 - 9:38pm
March 26, 2015
Residents air concerns over odors in Rushmore
WORTHINGTON — It was standing-room only Wednesday night at the Nobles County Public Works facility in Worthington, where a public hearing was conducted on a proposed swine nursery barn within a mile of Rushmore’s city limits. Nearly all of the comments about bad odor wafting...
March 26, 2015 - 8:13pm
February 3, 2015
LUVERNE — As he stood before hundreds of cattle producers and agricultural professionals Monday night, Kevin Murphy, founder of Food-Chain...
February 3, 2015 - 7:58pm
July 31, 2014
Evans takes two first-place ribbons at Pipestone County Fair
PIPESTONE — For Mason Evans’ first time in the ring competitively, it wasn’t a bad showing. Evans and Bubbles, his heifer, took home...
July 31, 2014 - 9:02pm
April 21, 2014
Murray County raising funds to restore cattle barn
SLAYTON — A 100-year-old cattle barn on the Murray County Fairgrounds in Slayton is undergoing a major facelift, thanks to generous donations...
April 21, 2014 - 8:50pm
April 9, 2013
Genome mapping: now serving cattle
WORTHINGTON -- Ongoing research in the beef industry may one day soon make it possible for producers to grow cattle that produce meat containing lean protein and good fats yet still provide the great taste today's consumers look for at the meat counter. Great strides have already...
April 9, 2013 - 10:32pm
February 27, 2013
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Accidents LUVERNE -- The Minnesota State Patrol investigated a semitrailer rig rollover at 4:31 a.m. Wednesday on Interstate 90. Zachary Rozeboom, 23 of Hudson, S.D., was driving a 1998 Peterbuilt semi, hauling cattle in the trailer. Another vehicle veered into its lane, Rozeboom...
February 27, 2013 - 9:41pm
Cattle on loose near Luverne
LUVERNE -- About 25 cattle are on the loose near Luverne due to an accident early this morning on Interstate 90. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the accident occurred at about 4:30 a.m. on Interstate 90, near mile marker 8. A semitrailer rig carrying the cattle was eastbound...
February 27, 2013 - 8:36am
June 28, 2012
Permit approved for county's largest cattle barn
WORTHINGTON -- The Nobles County Planning and Zoning Commission approved five requests for conditional use permits at its Wednesday night meeting, which will result in the expansion of existing swine, beef and dairy feeding operations near Ellsworth, Adrian, Wilmont and Worthington. The...
June 28, 2012 - 8:49pm
December 7, 2011
Cattle TB restrictions over, opening markets
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota cattle producers faced six emotional and financially challenging years, but now they celebrate a re-opening of markets nationwide after the state has been declared free of bovine tuberculosis. Gov. Mark Dayton Wednesday issued a proclamation proclaiming TB free...
December 7, 2011 - 9:30pm
July 28, 2011
Dairy farm to add barn, eliminate open cattle lot
WORTHINGTON -- Weg's Blue and White Dairy of Bigelow received the OK Wednesday night from the Nobles County Planning Commission to move forward with construction of a 110- by 244-foot livestock barn on its site in the northwest quarter of the northwest quarter of Section 24, Ransom...
July 28, 2011 - 8:59pm
November 30, 2010
Cattle Feeder Day is Dec. 7
LUVERNE -- The U of M Beef Team will host the annual Cattle Feeder Day program at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, at the Blue Mound Banquet Center in Luverne. The event begins with registration, followed by a steak supper and presentations. Pre-registration is encouraged by contacting Grant Crawford...
November 30, 2010 - 9:48pm