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Early Risers Kiwanis donates hospital dolls
New work at an old building: Ocheyedan Town Hall renovations are underway
Area woman helps pen memoir on family farm
Ready to get its kicks: Construction of new soccer fields finished
First-ever WHS Snowcoming celebrates students in winter activities
Wolter: Riding the insane NFL roller-coaster
Luverne hockey tops Orono, S-O wrestlers take Okoboji Invite
Boys hockey: LSHSPTCUC score one for each letter in win over Trojans
Minnesota West basketball: Men pick up first win, women keep rolling
WHS basketball: Girls, boys sweep Windom Area on road
Letter: There's a third group of Americans, too
Letter: Thanks to organizers of community Thanksgiving
Column: Trump's demagogic illogic
Column: Stepping out in faith
Column: After a mere 25 years, the triumph of the West is over
Homemade granola easier, more affordable than you think
PieLogNog: A holiday mashup of chocolate, salted caramel, eggnog and pecan pie
Change maker: Kevin Donovan pushes Worthington, and himself, to succeed
Our region was major supplier of early engines for Humvees
Disheveled Thelogian: A feast, a robbery and a reason to give thanks
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Vortherms 90th birthday
Carter 65th anniversary
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September 8, 2014
Considering class reunions
WORTHINGTON — I lost track of exactly how many are planned, but there are a LOT of class reunions happening during this year’s King Turkey Day celebration. The earliest that I am aware of is Worthington High School Class of 1944 — 70 years — and then the Class of 2004 is...
September 8, 2014 - 9:48pm
August 14, 2014
Column: Words matter as we mourn Williams' death
RYAN JOHNSON Forum News Service It pulled at our heartstrings in a way only Disney movies can. Shortly after news of Robin Williams’ death by suicide broke Monday evening, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences sent out its tribute to the fallen comedian and actor...
August 14, 2014 - 11:25am
August 11, 2014
Column: Myths about the social safety net
”Some of my friends are destitute. Some of them are beggars / But, for me, there’s a subsidy if I spend my whole life preggers.” WASHINGTON — That was one of the more memorable rhymes in an off-Broadway show I saw a few months ago, titled “Greed: A Musical for Our Times.”...
August 11, 2014 - 11:38am
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...
May 14, 2014 - 8:35pm
Column: Bill Maher’s tiny point
WASHINGTON — When my neighbor gleefully reported that Bill Maher had dedicated a searing monologue to me for a column about the Donald Sterling/Cliven Bundy rants, my first thought was, Nah. If I tussled with everybody who tossed a brick through the window, I’d never get the draperies...
May 14, 2014 - 8:33pm
Column: Democrats’ revolting equal-pay games
WASHINGTON — Here’s a radical notion: It is simultaneously possible to believe that women are entitled to equal pay and to not support the Paycheck Fairness Act. Not that you’d know it from the rhetoric President Obama and fellow Democrats are happily flinging at Republicans...
April 14, 2014 - 7:48pm
Column: Invoking Joe McCarthy
WASHINGTON — I have here in my hand a list of six people who think Darrell Issa is a fellow traveler of Joseph McCarthy. I compiled these names while watching Issa, chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, lead his panel’s proceedings Thursday to hold...
April 14, 2014 - 7:42pm
March 17, 2014
Doug Wolter: Twins fans need convincing
In March, a young man’s thoughts turn to spring. Old men, too. So even though everybody else is fixated on the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, naturally I’m thinking about baseball. The Minnesota Twins open the 2014 regular season on March 31 at the Chicago White Sox, and...
March 17, 2014 - 11:40pm
February 26, 2014
Column: Bubba Bobby Jindal waves war flag
WASHINGTON — This town can get pretty wound up when a politician misbehaves. Given some of the reactions to Bobby Jindal’s off-script remarks Monday, you’d think he’d been caught with a mirror on his shoe in the ladies’ restroom. No, it was much worse than that. Hide...
February 26, 2014 - 9:58pm
January 23, 2014
Les Knutson: Benefit for ‘Sarge’ and Rita tonight at Elks
WORTHINGTON — As detailed in Jane Turpin Moore’s front page story on Monday’s issue of the Daily Globe, the fundraising benefit for Steve and Rita Bassett is this evening, from 5-8 p.m. at the Elks Lodge in downtown Worthington. Steve, better known as “Sarge,” recently...
January 23, 2014 - 11:58pm
January 6, 2014
Doug Wolter: Vikings have a big mess to clean up
A little bit about a bunch of things regarding the dear old NFL: Da Vikings I don’t know who the Minnesota Vikings will choose to be their new head coach, but it’s interesting to consider how closely coaches’ futures are tied to the players under them. Recently fired head...
January 6, 2014 - 11:55pm
December 12, 2013
Les Knutson: High school football, Texas style
Les Knutson Daily Globe sports columnist ARLINGTON, Texas — A book, a movie and a television show all named “Friday Night Lights” are based on Texas high school football, highlighting the storied traditions at Odessa Permian in the west-Texas oil country region. While...
December 12, 2013 - 4:59pm
November 25, 2013
Doug Wolter: West football is much too much to toss aside
If the powers at Minnesota West Community and Technical College are serious about eliminating football, a brilliant first step would be to suspend the program first, and then do the obligatory review later. I would assert that a suspension-first philosophy puts the cart before the...
November 25, 2013 - 11:48pm
July 26, 2013
Steve Dudley was high school teammate of Cowboys’ Jay Novacek
Les Knutson WORTHINGTON — One of the best all-around area athletes of the past school year was Worthington’s Will Dudley. A junior in 2012-13, Dudley was a dedicated, hard-working varsity contributor for the Trojans in both football and basketball before really excelling as...
July 26, 2013 - 11:49pm
July 15, 2013
Jetsons football? No, not yet
It's never too early to think about football season and to speculate whether the NFL will ever resemble that episode of "The Jetsons" where the players are programmable robots. Personally, I think professional football - with real people - will continue to exist for our grandchildren's...
July 15, 2013 - 10:51pm