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Gun debate begins as Legislature begins 2018 work
Jackson County woman killed in car crash
With Tony Cornish gone, what happens with House committee that focuses on guns and cops?
Minnesota vs. Minnesota: Agency pushes back in $5 billion 3M suit
Data: Feb. 19, 2018
Fan bus for state gymnastics
Marvin, Lamoureux score goals to send U.S. to gold-medal game at Olympics
LeBron's MVP performance guides team to All-Star win
Wild rookie Joel Eriksson Ek persisting despite near 50-game goalless streak
Russian curler suspected of doping
Commentary: Why are natural disasters called an act of God?
Commentary: Liars required for 'fake news' to proliferate
Letter: Story on Brewster boulder triggers memories
Letter: Exchange student experiences first Thanksgiving, Christmas in Worthington
Column: Worthington schools committed to 'Child Find'
Hazel May Jackson
John B. Taylor
Carlyle James Thaemlitz
Mary "Betty" Anderson
Rubber plants follow natural tree-like tendency
Disheveled Theologian: Of mince and (paper) men
Still visit those who no longer recognize you
Heritage houseplants: Readers share stories of long-living plants
Kind kids help hurting teacher
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Huisman 60th anniversary
Boltjes 50th anniversary
Heeringa 70th anniversary
Koehne 60th anniversary
Birth: Elizabeth Ruth Standafer
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
Governor, lawmakers reach deal on commissioner pay raises
ST. PAUL — After weeks of fighting over salary raises Gov. Mark Dayton gave agency heads, he and lawmakers agreed to freeze salaries at 2014 levels through June 30 and strip governors of their ability to set salaries after July 2 of this year. That deal gives the DFL governor...
February 19, 2015 - 9:02pm
February 16, 2015
Bakk ready to move beyond Dayton flap
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk said he is ready to move on from a dustup with Gov.
February 16, 2015 - 9:38pm
February 12, 2015
Capitol fireworks erupt as Senate seeks to suspend raises for Dayton’s commissioners
ST. PAUL — The weeks’ long controversy over pay raises Gov. Mark Dayton gave to his commissioners fractured relations between the DFL governor and the DFL Senate leader Thursday, which ended with Dayton exploding with anger. “To have a majority leader of the Senate come in...
February 12, 2015 - 9:14pm
February 10, 2015
City, county talk
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County commissioners and Worthington City Council members met in a special joint meeting Tuesday night to discuss half a dozen subjects focusing primarily on collaboration. While it was pointed out that collaboration already exists in several departments...
February 10, 2015 - 9:59pm
February 9, 2015
Republicans slap back at commissioner raises
ST. PAUL — Minnesota House Republicans took a swat at Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton Monday for giving his commissioners what one called “luxurious, gold-plated salaries.” Rep. Steve Drazkowski’s remarks echoed those of other Republicans who criticized Dayton for giving raises...
February 9, 2015 - 8:53pm
February 3, 2015
Bids for government center stairwell higher than anticipated
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County commissioners Tuesday tabled discussion on bids received for the replacement of staircases in the Nobles County Government Center’s four stairwells. The lowest of three bids for the project was $438,700. Nobles County Administrator Tom Johnson said...
February 3, 2015 - 7:47pm
January 26, 2015
County eyes capital projects
WORTHINGTON — Millions of dollars in capital improvement projects, from roof replacements to a new heating, ventilation and air conditioning system, were discussed during a Monday morning work session of the Nobles County Board of Commissioners. The roof replacement costs alone...
January 26, 2015 - 7:57pm
January 21, 2015
County’s revolving loan fund may be transferred to WREDC
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County commissioners approved a request during their board meeting Tuesday to have the Department of Employment and Economic Development designate Worthington Regional Economic Development Corp. as a Local Development Organization (LDO). The designation...
January 21, 2015 - 8:58am
January 20, 2015
Accusations fly over short-line railroad maintenance
WORTHINGTON — Accusations of lies, as well as requests to clean up railroad ties and take care of noxious weeds, were issued by the public Tuesday morning during a Nobles County Board of Commissioners meeting. Pointing fingers and passing blame came up during a point in the...
January 20, 2015 - 9:52pm
December 29, 2014
Forfeitures top work session agenda
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County commissioners on Monday met in a work session to discuss the fate of approximately two dozen tax-forfeited properties owned by the county. The coming year will potentially mark the sale or demolition of the derelict properties, the oldest of which...
December 29, 2014 - 9:08pm
December 23, 2014
Nobles County's elected officials get salary boost
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County’s four elected officials will receive a boost in pay in the new year after a comparable worth study conducted earlier this year revealed their pay wasn’t up to minimum standards for the amount of work they do. On Tuesday, county commissioners...
December 23, 2014 - 9:11pm
December 18, 2014
Reading homeowners given another extension to clean up site
WORTHINGTON — Nearly two months have passed since a Reading woman appeared before the Nobles County Planning Commission requesting permission to stockpile a large amount of wood on her family’s property — or at least have a grace period to get some of the material cleaned up. On...
December 18, 2014 - 8:40pm
December 2, 2014
Nobles County to invest in new data storage technology
WORTHINGTON — In an abbreviated afternoon session of the Nobles County Board of Commissioners Tuesday, the county approved designating nearly $47,000 from the Recorder’s Technology Fund to purchase data storage units for both the Nobles County Government Center and Prairie Justice...
December 2, 2014 - 8:35pm
Kluis appointed to fill county board vacancy
SLAYTON — Murray County commissioners have appointed Glenn “Corky” Kluis as the new District 4 commissioner, representing the Slayton community, effective Tuesday. The vacancy was created after the death of former Commissioner John Giese.
December 2, 2014 - 8:17pm
November 25, 2014
Commissioners to create action plan to deal with tax-forfeited parcels
WORTHINGTON — After taking a recent tour throughout Nobles County to inspect 23 parcels that have fallen into tax forfeiture, the board of commissioners decided Monday to set additional money aside to clean up or clear out some of the dilapidated structures. While not all of...
November 25, 2014 - 9:22am