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Renowned guitarist Melendez to perform in Worthington
Annual Pioneer Village Halloween event is Saturday
Worthington births increasing every year
Pheasant hunter finds missing Minnesota 9-year-old
Prep football: H-LP finishes off perfect regular season
Prep volleyball: Setters are crucial to winning
Blast From the Past: Lefty Krohn was a pitching legend
Prep soccer: WHS has five on All-Big South boys team
Section 2A soccer: So close; Trojans edged by Mankato West
Letter: Let's not throw stones at each other over referendum
Column: MNsure not the problem
Column: MNsure not the problem
Column: My vote, explained
Column: Using assistive technology to overcome barriers
Laurine Mary Somers
Elaine K. Nelson
Milton W. Matasovsky
Margaret R. Drahota
Pumpkin soup perfect start for lively (but civil) dinner party
Potted mums difficult to establish if planted in fall
Column: Worthington is no stranger to election hullabaloo
New adaptation of ‘Sense and Sensibility’ arrives at Guthrie
Princess pride: Madilynn Mandelkow, 7, and family make community service a priority with The Den
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Van Der Linden-Lindell wedding
Hogan 90th birthday
Henning 60th anniversary
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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
July 11, 2013
Scott Rall Column: No right number will ever exist
There is no bigger wildlife issue brewing today in Minnesota than wolves. The timber wolf was on the endangered species list for a very long time. They were hunted and trapped to almost complete extinction many years ago. Minnesota had a population goal of 1,600 wolves in the state....
July 11, 2013 - 6:40pm
May 16, 2013
Scott Rall Column: What's more fun than a good dive?
I was very surprised at the number of reader contacts I received about my column a few weeks back on the American Coot. I got lots of calls, emails and stops on the street. There are still plenty of them around town but they are no longer walking around in the snow. I decided that...
May 16, 2013 - 11:14pm