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Interactive: More than half of Minnesota's counties lost residents in 2017
Lakefield student wins DC trip
One dead, one injured after party bus fight in Twin Cities escalates to shooting
Worthington man accused of sexual misconduct after meeting young woman on social media site
Demand expected to outstrip supply in Minnesota United's Allianz Field
NCAA BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Top-seeded Kansas holds off Clemson to advance to Elite Eight
'Dogs do it again: Swaney’s overtime game-winner sends UMD into region final
Timberwolves rally to edge Knicks
After a dramatic double-overtime victory, Northern State one win away from D-II men's national title
MCB to have presence at national conference
LeBaron named plant manager at Sanford Worthington
Group prioritizes conservation needs in hopes for federal funds
Applications sought for rural broadband auction
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Commentary: How do we make a safe school setting?
Column: Rural call completion bill signed into law
Column: NCIC implementing new Achievement and Integration Plans
Are you kind when you disagree with someone?
Marlyn L. Giffin
James "Jim" Fox
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WRHCF grants $50,000 in matching funds to YMCA’s Strong Kids
Disheveled Theologian: ‘Join with all nature in manifold witness’
How to prevent powdery mildew in garden
Pioneer Village, Dayton House chosen for faith-based film sites
How to turn gift plants into long-term houseplants
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Tuinstra 80th birthday
Van't Hof 60th anniversary
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
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