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As court reporters age, demand for replacements is high
Piecing together the past
Grave markers placed for long-deceased Minnesota veterans
Minnesota man who served time for overdose death dies shortly after release
Dream Catchers returns for a third summer
More fishing tournaments skipping weigh-in
Man helps restore bluebird species with nest boxes on rural Wisconsin roads
Northwest Minn. man finds retirement niche building custom fishing rods
Warriors rout Rockets to force Game 7
Second-half surge leads Minnesota past Montreal
Despite divisions, Farm Bill still a priority for passage
Worthington event talks marketing, work-life balance
Commentary: Some gave all: A visit to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Andersen Corp. creating 40 new jobs with window factory expansion
Show ’n shine is Saturday at Spomer Classics
Place a Business Announcement
Commentary: Road to recovery
Column: Building bridges to school and community
Letter: You'll come to love us -- a promise kept
Commentary: You say hello, I say goodbye
Commentary: Kindness is the real showstopper at the circus
Norma Louise Doeden
Howard David Damm
Arlene M. Sohl
Swift's rules of comportment not quite as persnickety as royal family
Horticulture convention is June 12
Practice safe cooking habits to avoid food poisoning
Redeemer’s Song Ministries seeks assistance during local stay
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Wendell & Kathryn Erickson
Simon & Marilyn Koster
Don & Doris Brake
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
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February 18, 2015
Column: Seeking peace in the lap of God
I was sitting upstairs the other evening, too tired to read a book, too disinterested in any television to bother watching. I was just considering heading to bed even though it was only 9:30, when suddenly the quiet was interrupted by the sounds of sniffles and tears. I turned my...
February 18, 2015 - 11:59am
February 12, 2015
Column: John McCain sees a world on fire
WASHINGTON — John McCain toiled for 28 years in the Senate before he finally won the chairman’s gavel of the Armed Services Committee last month. Now he’s making up for lost time. The 78-year-old Arizona Republican strode quickly into Tuesday’s hearing of the committee —...
February 12, 2015 - 9:33pm
January 30, 2015
Column: MSBA conference offers valuable insights to school board
WORTHINGTON — The seven members of the Independent School Board 518 (Worthington) school board and SuperintendentJohn Landgaard were among more than 1,300 school board members and 250 superintendents who attended the annual Minnesota School Boards Association’s (MSBA) leadership...
January 30, 2015 - 12:25pm
November 12, 2014
Column: Obamacare’s ‘death panel’
WASHINGTON — So it turns out there is an Obamacare death panel after all. It has nine members and it operates out of a marble building directly across the street from the Capitol. When the Supreme Court on Friday announced that it would take up another challenge to the Affordable...
November 12, 2014 - 2:28pm
November 9, 2014
Column: Obama’s big immigration error
WASHINGTON — Back in July, when President Obama was deciding whether to take executive action on immigration before the midterm elections, I got into one of those cable-news debates that offer the president unsolicited advice from the unqualified. I argued that the move would boost...
November 9, 2014 - 8:38pm
October 8, 2014
Column: The flat line on pay raises
WASHINGTON — Why haven’t you gotten a raise? In the past few years, corporate profits have climbed ever higher. Legions of unemployed people are now finding gainful employment, with joblessness finally falling below 6 percent. Meanwhile, if you’re anything like the average...
October 8, 2014 - 10:22pm
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