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ALC adds a new social worker position
Shapiro & Smith Dance Company to host workshops, perform in Worthington
LSS celebration’s nutrition program’s 10th anniversary in Worthington
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College basketball: Bluejays win in small, tight gym
College basketball: Lady Jays win without Noid
For Jaxon Nelson, different is good
Prep roundup: Pipestone Area wins Big South Conference wrestling tournament; Three Trojans seniors place first
Gymnastics: Trojans score over 141, top Blue Earth Area
Column: Academia may now be beyond satire
Column: Heavyweight match -- Lewis vs. Trump
Letter: Minimum wage can’t remain at current level
Health care bill offers ‘real solutions’
Letter: Weber’s ‘bait and switch’ on health care
Shirley A. Thoreson
Leonard F. Hieronimus
Patricia Ann Nelson
Janet Lucille Belz
Disheveled Theologian: The poetry of grace
Looking Back: 2007 -- Hoffman, Hagen earn special Chamber honors
Herb chicken and mushrooms easy, elegant dinner favorite
A fast-food salad you’ll want to make at home
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Five generations: Ebeling family
Wachter 95th birthday
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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
May 9, 2013
SCOTT RALL COLUMN: Disappearing pasture land accelerates
All across Minnesota and the upper Midwest for that matter, pasture land is disappearing. It is not getting sucked up into an alien spaceship or anything like that but it is disappearing nonetheless. What is making it disappear? The answer is some more endless rows of corn and beans. Seed...
May 9, 2013 - 11:19pm
April 26, 2013
SCOTT RALL COLUMN: American coots are ugly, but cute
WORTHINGTON -- I think it matters very little if you love them or hate them, this animal will always find a way into your field of vision. In...
April 26, 2013 - 12:07am
April 18, 2013
SCOTT RALL COLUMN: Why do we value our resources so lightly?
WORTHINGTON -- So what is a walleye, a deer, or a duck worth? To me, they are worth thousands of dollars. Let me explain. I was reading the Star Tribune website the other day and they were reporting on a poaching ring that was busted in northern Minnesota. There, 31 native and non-native...
April 18, 2013 - 10:13pm
April 11, 2013
SCOTT RALL COLUMN: Trees, taxes, wildlife habitat all have deadlines
WORTHINGTON -- The only person who isn't neck deep in work today is the person who is not responsible for even one tree. I drove to my office on Thursday to write this column and I told my Mrs. that I had never seen anything like this in 50-plus years. I, like almost every other...
April 11, 2013 - 9:11pm
April 5, 2013
SCOTT RALL COLUMN: Thirty in thirty is a fabulous score
WORTHINGTON -- There are some folks who can remember a weather event from 30 years ago, or if it snowed last Halloween. I, for one, cannot. If there is not a record kept, I don't do well in total recall of those types of events. Other things do seem to stay in my memory bank for...
April 5, 2013 - 12:11am
March 28, 2013
SCOTT RALL COLUMN: Where on earth is Wally's Wood Duck World?
WORTHINGTON -- Where on earth is Wally's Wood Duck World? This is the name of a pheasant hunting spot Thad Lambert and I used to frequent east of Worthington. It was a shallow slough that never had any water in it in the fall, but seemed to be a paradise for a large number of wood...
March 28, 2013 - 10:45pm
March 21, 2013
SCOTT RALL COLUMN: Gun safety: Don't ask why, just do it
WORTHINGTON -- Dad doesn't hunt, mom wouldn't even hold a gun and junior has no interest, why on earth would I send my child to a firearms safety training program? What a great question and one I would like to take a few paragraphs to answer. About 11 percent of the population in...
March 21, 2013 - 11:18pm
March 14, 2013
SCOTT RALL COLUMN: SCI means more than its initials
WORTHINGTON -- If you visit the Sioux Falls Zoo and, if you are like me, you will get wide-eyed when you get a chance to look over all of the different wild animals that are displayed in the lobby area. Many, if not most, of these large mammals will be from other continents. There...
March 14, 2013 - 11:56pm
March 1, 2013
SCOTT RALL COLUMN: Flames, barbecue and the outdoor connection
WORTHINGTON -- The human/animal interaction is an ancient attraction handed down for hundreds of thousands of years. We cannot make it go away, but we can ignore it or deny it exists in us. A speaker at the 30th annual Pheasant Fest shared an eye-opening explanation into the human/wild...
March 1, 2013 - 12:54am
February 26, 2013
Column: Time for tax reform
ST. PAUL - For more than a decade, Minnesota has spent more than we raised in revenue, cut essential public services and increased the burden on property taxpayers. State leaders borrowed billions from our school and pushed Minnesota's fiscal challenges off for another day. It is...
February 26, 2013 - 12:00am
February 21, 2013
SCOTT RALL COLUMN: What about the frog?
WORTHINGTON -- When I write an outdoor column, which I have done just a handful short of 500 times, I often wonder if the subject matter is as interesting to the readers as it is to me. This column might not be like those other 500 that have come before it, but the content of this...
February 21, 2013 - 9:55pm