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Dakota Access ‘fully committed’ to completing pipeline using current route
Beds for better lives
Chillin' at Winterfest
Holiday music at Prairie in full swing
Chamber Singers to ring “The Bells of Christmas” at 2 p.m. Sunday
Wolter: Riding the insane NFL roller-coaster
Luverne hockey tops Orono, S-O wrestlers take Okoboji Invite
Boys hockey: LSHSPTCUC score one for each letter in win over Trojans
Minnesota West basketball: Men pick up first win, women keep rolling
WHS basketball: Girls, boys sweep Windom Area on road
Column: Stepping out in faith
Column: After a mere 25 years, the triumph of the West is over
Column: The election really was rigged
Column: The post-truth era of politics
Column: Enrichment opportunities abound in 2017
Geneva J. Strolz
Homemade granola easier, more affordable than you think
PieLogNog: A holiday mashup of chocolate, salted caramel, eggnog and pecan pie
Change maker: Kevin Donovan pushes Worthington, and himself, to succeed
Our region was major supplier of early engines for Humvees
Disheveled Thelogian: A feast, a robbery and a reason to give thanks
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May 10, 2016
Committee backs allowing Prince heirs rights to profit
ST. PAUL — Prince’s likeness and name should belong to his heirs, whoever the courts decide they are, an attorney for his estate told Minnesota...
May 10, 2016 - 9:03pm
January 7, 2016
‘Buying time’: Minnesota committees fall short of special session deals
ST. PAUL — Two of three Minnesota legislative committees looking into issues a special session could consider later this month came to broad...
January 7, 2016 - 9:20pm
July 16, 2015
SRDC committee meeting is July 29
SLAYTON — The Southwest Regional Development Commission Transportation Committee will meet at 2:30 p.m. July 29, at the Center for Regional Development Offices, 2401 Broadway Ave., Slayton. The majority of this annual meeting will involve discussions with MnDOT District 7 staff...
July 16, 2015 - 8:10pm
May 17, 2015
Dayton reappoints three to rural health panel
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton has reappointed three members to the state’s Rural Health Advisory Committee. They are John Baerg, Butterfield, consumer member; Ellen De la torre, North Mankato, consumer member; and Margaret Kalina, Alexandria, nurse member. Each will serve four-year...
May 17, 2015 - 7:22pm
May 6, 2015
Weber appointed to Conference Committee
ST. PAUL — Sen. Bill Weber (R-Luverne) was appointed to the conference committee on House File (H.F.) 846, the Omnibus Environment and Natural Resources Appropriations Bill, earlier this week. This committee will resolve the discrepancies between the two versions of the bill that...
May 6, 2015 - 9:29pm
March 29, 2015
A little hope for ‘dead’ bills this session
ST. PAUL — They aren’t dead yet. Thousands of bills in the Minnesota Legislature failed to meet Friday’s deadline for policy legislation to clear policy-making committees. That tempts observers to mistakenly proclaim them dead. But at the Capitol, nothing dies until the...
March 29, 2015 - 7:32pm
March 25, 2015
No Sunday sales
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Senate Commerce Committee on Wednesday approved a liquor bill that does not allow liquor stores to open on Sundays. On what appeared to be a unanimous voice vote, the committee sent to the full Senate legislation that would allow beer growler refills to...
March 25, 2015 - 8:32pm
January 12, 2015
School board makes annual appointments
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington District 518 school board met Monday morning to approve annual appointments and briefly discuss future facility improvements in the district. For the 2015 calendar year, Steve Schnieder will sit at the head of the table as board chair, replacing...
January 12, 2015 - 6:01pm
December 25, 2014
Greater MN dominates committees
ST. PAUL — There is no doubt that power in the Minnesota House has shifted away from Minneapolis and St. Paul. Republicans who will control the House when the 2015 session begins at noon Jan. 6 have no members from the state’s two largest cities, so there will be no committee...
December 25, 2014 - 8:22pm
December 17, 2014
Hamilton meets with local health officials to discuss concerns
WORTHINGTON — District 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton had a busy morning. Following a listening session at 7 a.m. Wednesday, he visited Buffalo Ridge...
December 17, 2014 - 8:51pm
November 20, 2014
SHIP committee develops active living plan
WORTHINGTON — In a continued effort to improve infrastructure, connectivity and citizen health within the community, the local Statewide Health Improvement Program (SHIP) committee and the SHIP Cottonwood, Jackson and Nobles organization have recommended developing an active living...
November 20, 2014 - 8:41pm
October 23, 2014
Letter: Worthington Christian School’s new principal impressed so far
Mark Woitalewicz, Worthington Christian School WORTHINGTON — Greetings from the Worthington Christian School. Kids here get a daily supply of reading, math, science and fun on the playground. What really fills them up though is a supply of what God has to offer. WCS teaches...
October 23, 2014 - 9:25pm
September 8, 2014
Instructional committee discusses preschool grant
WORTHINGTON — Members of Worthington School District 518’s instructional committee met Monday morning to discuss a potential grant for preschoolers. The grant would enable families to send students who might not otherwise be able to afford it to an all-day preschool. Worthington...
September 8, 2014 - 9:53pm
March 27, 2014
Planning commission hears rezoning request
WORTHINGTON — Despite the opposition of several neighbors, the Nobles County Planning and Zoning Commission Wednesday night granted initial approval of a request by Brad Behrends and Jesse Flynn to rezone a parcel in the west half of the southwest quarter of Section 4, Bigelow Township. The...
March 27, 2014 - 8:16pm
March 19, 2014
Committee moves to prepare for oil disasters
ST. PAUL — Plans to train first responders such as firefighters to battle oil disasters are gaining traction in the Minnesota Legislature. “It takes just one of these trains at the wrong place at the wrong time for a catastrophe,” Rep. Jim Newberger, R-Becker, told fellow members...
March 19, 2014 - 8:41pm