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Klobuchar, Franken announce more than $100 million in critical heating aid
Community helps build Oxford Street; 2017 overlay project could be delayed
Nobles SWCD begins connecting with landowners on buffers
Boo! Windom’s haunted house will spark ‘Old School Nightmares’
Minnesota already breaking voting records ahead of Nov. 8
Section 3A cross country: Luverne girls, Windom Area boys prevail
Section 2AA cross country: Koller leads WHS runners
Iowa state football: H-LP puts perfect record on the line
Scott Rall: Hi ho, hi ho, it's off to work we go
Section football: Fulda, MLA, MCC finish the job
Column: Unaffordable health care for southwest Minnesota
Editorial: Peterson in the 7th with an asterisk
Letter: School referendum represents chance to ‘pay it forward’
Editorial: Schomacker for District 22A Representative
Letter: Our schools are committed to our students and our community
Carol E. Anderson
Ralph Wellington Thueson
James G. Myers
Community Thanksgiving dinner is Nov. 24
Disheveled Theologian: Banana bread evangelism
2016 Local Business Guide Directory
Looking Back: 2006 -- Worthington Ambulance Service wins honor
Pumpkin soup perfect start for lively (but civil) dinner party
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Birth: Oct. 26, 2016
Kill 80th birthday
Taylor 90th birthday
Kunze 90th birthday
Schaap 90th birthday
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September 15, 2016
As Others See It: Elections have consequences for children
Children cannot vote. They do not contribute big bucks to political campaigns. They are not represented by high-profile lobbying organizations. There is no AARP for the under-18 crowd in this country. Yet kids may have more at stake than adults in state and federal elections. They...
September 15, 2016 - 9:43pm
June 22, 2016
Minnesota ranks at the top in child well-being
MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota is ranked No. 1 nationally in child well-being, while North Dakota is ranked No. 8, in the 2016 KIDS COUNT Data Book released this week. It’s the second year in a row that Minnesota has earned the top ranking, thanks to being ranked first in measures of...
June 22, 2016 - 9:34pm
June 1, 2016
Man who killed wife and took children from Minnesota 5 years ago still believed to be in Mexico
ORTONVILLE — As the fifth anniversary of the murder of a western Minnesota woman nears, the Ortonville police and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension are still seeking clues to the whereabouts of a former resident who is charged with killing his wife and taking their two...
June 1, 2016 - 4:04pm
May 4, 2016
New free digital library for residents
WORTHINGTON — Worthington Independent School District 518 Community Education has launched a digital library for residents. The Worthington myON library contains thousands of books generally for children from age 3 to eighth grade. Residents can access the library, which was started...
May 4, 2016 - 8:34pm
April 24, 2016
Monogram Loves Kids seeking grant applications
CHANDLER — The Monogram Loves Kids Foundation will award $200,000 to charitable organizations that sponsor programs benefiting children in the eight regional areas in which Monogram does business. There is a total of $30,000 in grant funds available for charities in the Chandler...
April 24, 2016 - 7:15pm
April 21, 2016
Knowing your kid is overweight might make things worse
LIVERPOOL, England — When parents think their child is overweight, that may put the kid at increased risk of packing on even more pounds, a...
April 21, 2016 - 3:42pm
April 18, 2016
Talent sought for International Festival showcase
The Worthington International Festival is sponsoring a Youth Talent Showcase July 8 and 9. Participants must be between the ages of 5 and 25 years. Potential participants will audition June 7, and if chosen, will be paid for performing at the International Festival. For more information...
April 18, 2016 - 9:46pm
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February 26, 2016
FFA Week: Introduced to ag at an early age
February 26, 2016 - 3:08pm
February 10, 2016
School bus driver might have fallen asleep, police say
ST. PAUL (St. Paul Pioneer Press) — A school bus driver fell asleep behind the wheel before he struck parked cars Monday and nearly hit a post office, St. Paul police believe. Police sent Mohamed Mohamud Wasuge, 31, of St. Paul, a citation Wednesday for careless driving, a misdemeanor,...
February 10, 2016 - 9:11pm
February 9, 2016
Daddy-daughter date night Feb. 20
WORTHINGTON — Worthington’s little ladies are invited to attend the second annual Daddy-Daughter Night Feb. 20 with their male role models....
February 9, 2016 - 8:26pm
November 4, 2015
The joy of giving: Operation Christmas Child Shoebox gifts impact children around the world
WORTHINGTON — For more than 20 years, area residents have participated in Operation Christmas Child, sending shoebox gifts to less-fortunate...
November 4, 2015 - 9:00pm
October 22, 2015
Survey finds increase in drivers not stopping for school bus stop arms
ST. PAUL — A survey by the Minnesota State Patrol has found children are increasingly being put at risk as they enter and exit school buses by motorists who fail to yield to stop arms. The one-day study conducted in April showed a 65 percent increase in stop arm violations compared...
October 22, 2015 - 8:19pm
October 20, 2015
Traverse the Halloween Trail
WORTHINGTON — Area children are invited to don their trick-or-treating garb a week early for the annual Halloween Trail at Pioneer Village. For...
October 20, 2015 - 8:28pm
October 18, 2015
When Halloween treats aren’t all about the candy
ROUND LAKE — Erin Doyscher doesn’t remember how she reacted after eating a peanut butter sandwich at daycare when she was nearly 2 years...
October 18, 2015 - 8:58pm