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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
All welcome at 34th annual Fun Run
Amateur baseball: Region 13C playoffs begin Wednesday
Wolter: Random thoughts in a fleeting summer
Worthington U15 soccer team wins state championship
VFW baseball: Luverne VFW strikes fast, wins District 3 tournament
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
Out and About
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Davis 85th birthday
Data: June 28, 2016
Data: July 27, 2016
Data: July 26, 2016
Summons to establish custody
Data: July 25, 2016
July 5, 2016
Column: Bill-gate, again
WASHINGTON -- But of course Bill Clinton wants his wife to become president of the United States and make history as the nation's first female commander in chief. Why, he'd be pleased as punch and proud as proud can be. Plus, it would be tons of fun to return to the White House as...
July 5, 2016 - 6:23pm
Column: A toxic meeting on the tarmac
WASHINGTON -- Attorney General Loretta Lynch's tarmac conversation with Bill Clinton wasn't just stupid, although it was certainly that. It was a colossal misjudgment on both sides, most especially hers. The encounter was toxic. It adds to the already settled conviction among too...
July 5, 2016 - 6:21pm
June 13, 2016
Column: Freedom to kill, permission to die
WASHINGTON — It was inevitable that we would one day seek ways to kill ourselves with society’s blessing. California recently joined four other states — Oregon, Washington, Vermont and Montana — that allow terminally ill patients to commit suicide using doctor-prescribed drugs....
June 13, 2016 - 4:15pm
June 10, 2016
Column: The parent trap
WASHINGTON — Somehow, it’s always the parents’ fault. We are too lax, except when we are too helicoptery. We coddle the kids too much, except when we drive them into neurotic overachievement. We are enablers. No, we are Tiger Moms. The societal urge to blame is matched only...
June 10, 2016 - 3:01pm
May 12, 2016
Column: These billboards have eyes
JIM HIGHTOWER OtherWords AUSTIN, Texas — OK people, we need to discuss billboards. Yes, we really must. At best, these giant corporate placards are problematic — they loom garishly over us, clutter our landscapes, and intrude into our communities with no respect for local aesthetics...
May 12, 2016 - 9:25pm
Column: Does ‘pro-life’ extend to fighting Zika?
WASHINGTON — Rep. Vern Buchanan, a Florida Republican, has called himself “pro-life” since he came to Congress a decade ago. This month, he’s proving it. Buchanan last week announced his support for President Obama’s request for $1.9 billion to fight the Zika virus — a...
May 12, 2016 - 9:24pm
April 1, 2016
Column: Worthington Reads! Free digital program offered
District 518 Community Education has an exciting opportunity to share with the community. The Adult Basic Education (ABE) and Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) programs have partnered with myON to offer a free digital reading program for 3-year-olds to adults. myON is a digital...
April 1, 2016 - 12:15pm
March 28, 2016
Column: The battle of the candidates' wives
WASHINGTON — “I think the retweet speaks for itself,” said Donald Trump’s senior policy adviser, Stephen Miller, about the candidate’s posting of an unflattering photo of Heidi Cruz, juxtaposed against his own supermodel spouse. “No need to ‘spill the beans,’”...
March 28, 2016 - 11:39am
March 25, 2016
Column: ‘Jist a minute,’ I said, confirming my local status
Editor’s note: Former longtime Daily Globe Editor Ray Crippen died Dec. 27, 2015. We will continue to publish previously run “Isn’t That Something” columns on Saturdays, until further notice, as a tribute to Crippen and his knowledge of local and regional history. The following...
March 25, 2016 - 1:19pm
February 3, 2016
Column: The definition of love
The telephone rang one Saturday morning several years ago as we were preparing to go to my husband’s great uncle’s funeral. My husband answered. He came downstairs a few minutes later with an interesting look on his face. I glanced up quickly from the sash I was tying on our daughter’s...
February 3, 2016 - 10:52am
September 25, 2015
Column: The fascinating history of the Towne family
WORTHINGTON — Well, Sea Town; many of us did not even know you were sick. And here the paper says you died. September 17. Damn cancer. Carole Towne-Seaton. We will be reading no more of those quips and keen questions on Facebook, no more reminiscences of Carole Growing Up in Worthington....
September 25, 2015 - 3:35pm
Column: Developing good routines part of life at Worthington Christian
WORTHINGTON — School has been in session for nearly a month already! As a mother of four with three school-aged children, I am just now finally...
September 25, 2015 - 10:51am
August 10, 2015
Column: Making a good first impression
CLEVELAND — Not to diminish the importance of the first Republican debate, but it felt like the first in a political survivor series. The question wasn’t so much who won the prime-time skirmish but who eliminated himself to make room for Carly Fiorina — the hands-down winner...
August 10, 2015 - 12:20pm
August 7, 2015
Column: Biden can't bean Clinton; she can do that herself
WASHINGTON — Maybe Joe Biden can help Hillary Clinton get her groove back. Or, get her groove at all. It’s been sorely missing this cam-paign. Clinton is at her best, or at least does best with voters, when she’s down. See the misty-eyed moment in New Hampshire 2008. Clinton...
August 7, 2015 - 1:09pm
July 9, 2015
Scott Rall: Having a plan and implementing it are two very different things
So this author weighs 230 pounds. The author wants to weigh 200 pounds. I have a plan. Eat less, exercise more and give up my two favorite things — French fries and Dorito nacho chips. I just simply implement the plan and in a few short months, all is well, and the desired result...
July 9, 2015 - 3:38pm