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Being Elf-ish: One of Santa's workers shares secrets from the North Pole
Government offices, banks, stores close for Christmas
Tammy Makram -- Baby Jane Doe -- continues quest to find birth mother
Fire destroys home addition
Holiday Traditions: Ramadan a time for spiritual growth and reflection
Boys hockey: Big game, big win for Luverne
Wrestling: Oeltjenbruns, Nielsen lead Luverne
High school basketball: JCC boys rout MCW
Girls basketball: Henry is back, and loving every second
Prep girls basketball: Sibley-Ocheyedan tests unbeaten Okoboji
Column: Inglorious hackers, or 'Revenge of the Nerd'
Column: Holiday chores made special again by visit from mom
Column: Good riddance to the worst Congress ever
Column: Ethics training for Congress? Dream on
As others see it: The best gift -- get there safe
Robert J. Schmidt
Edward "Ed" Riepma
Joseph "Joe" Dragstra
Religion briefs: Dec. 24
Looking Back: 1989 -- Hadley man named state's top cattleman
Column: If Worthington builds it, they sure would come
Season's jottings: Newsroom staffers share Christmas memories
The pageantry of it all
Out and About
Julius 90th birthday
Probst 80th birthday
School Board Minutes for November
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Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale
June 8, 2014
MN man will bike 20 hours a day across the U.S.
WOODBURY — Bob McEnaney would be jailed if he did this to anyone else. If he forced someone to ride a bike 20 hours a day for 12 days, he’d be guilty of assault. If he inflicted so much stress that a person couldn’t eat, he’d be arrested. And if he forced a 55-year-old...
June 8, 2014 - 7:44pm
May 29, 2012
Bills signs to challenge Klobuchar
ST. PAUL -- Kurt Bills' family, and three day care children, backed him as he signed on the bottom line Tuesday to run against U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar. The Rosemount state representative's four children and wife greeted him outside the secretary of state's office before he filed...
May 29, 2012 - 8:29pm
April 3, 2012
Lawmaker warns of court challenge over wolf season
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota House members approved wolf hunting and trapping seasons on Tuesday despite warnings that the American Indian community may challenge it in court. "When we make laws, we make laws for all the people of Minnesota," Rep. Kerry Gauthier, DFL-Duluth, said before...
April 3, 2012 - 8:34pm
August 30, 2011
Crop year has been a challenge
WORTHINGTON -- The rain seemed as though it wouldn't stop in the early part of the growing season, and now portions of southern Minnesota are...
August 30, 2011 - 8:23pm
August 11, 2011
Bachmann, Pawlenty challenge each other in debate
AMES, Iowa (AP) -- Fellow Minnesotans Tim Pawlenty and Michele Bachmann directly challenged each other during Thursday's GOP debate in Iowa, with Pawlenty calling her a failure and Bachmann likening her Republican competitor to President Barack Obama. The two sparred face-to-face...
August 11, 2011 - 9:33pm
January 12, 2011
Biggest Loser Challenge coming to counties in southwest Minnesota
LUVERNE -- Barely two weeks into the new year, the snow, frigid temperatures and realization that winter is only about half over are making it...
January 12, 2011 - 8:55pm
June 24, 2010
"Flubber" team loses weight, gains prize
Brian Korthals/Daily Globe "Flubber" team loses weight, gains prize Team "Flubber Be Gone" members (from left) Karen Hakeneis, Miranda Weaver,...
June 24, 2010 - 9:19pm
June 22, 2010
Hiring freeze faces first challenge
WORTHINGTON -- One week after Nobles County Commissioners enacted a hiring freeze in all county departments, excluding essential employees, Sheriff Kent Wilkening brought forth two requests to replace positions during Tuesday morning's board meeting. Wilkening is hoping to fill a...
June 22, 2010 - 8:57pm
March 3, 2010
State budget brighter
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's current budget picture is a bit brighter than three months ago, but the next budget could be the state's biggest-ever financial challenge. The current budget is $944 million short, state officials announced Tuesday, but depending upon what legislators and...
March 3, 2010 - 12:00am
January 18, 2010
Deep Freeze Dip is Saturday
WORTHINGTON -- At age 12, Cole Bartels isn't old enough to jump into the frigid waters of Lake Okabena this Saturday to show his support for the Southwest Minnesota Honor Flight. However, the sixth grader at Worthington Middle School is doing all he can to raise money and ensure...
January 18, 2010 - 12:00am
January 13, 2010
Wellness Challenge aims for healthier student body
OKABENA -- There will be no couch potatoes at Southwest Star Concept High School this winter. The district's Wellness Committee wants to get students moving during the often-sedentary winter months with a school-wide fitness challenge in February. "We're excited about it because...
January 13, 2010 - 12:00am