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Chillin' at Winterfest
Holiday music at Prairie in full swing
Chamber Singers to ring “The Bells of Christmas” at 2 p.m. Sunday
Time is of the essence
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
Boys basketball: MLA rallies
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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July 9, 2015
Scott Rall: Having a plan and implementing it are two very different things
So this author weighs 230 pounds. The author wants to weigh 200 pounds. I have a plan. Eat less, exercise more and give up my two favorite things — French fries and Dorito nacho chips. I just simply implement the plan and in a few short months, all is well, and the desired result...
July 9, 2015 - 3:38pm
June 4, 2015
Shea named SWCD District Manager
WORTHINGTON — A farm boy from northwest Iowa, John Shea still gets home to the family farm south of Sheldon on weekends to help, whether it’s...
June 4, 2015 - 9:01pm
May 27, 2015
Building up the bison: State funds awarded to create herd at Minneopa State Park
LUVERNE — One of the bills signed into law by Gov. Mark Dayton last Friday dedicates $46.3 million to environment and natural resources projects...
May 27, 2015 - 8:25pm
May 18, 2015
Letter: Value of buffers not measured in bushels
By Linda Meschke, President and Founder, Rural Advantage, Fairmont Ever since Gov. Dayton announced his buffer initiative, there have been many conversations about it from the fence line to the State Capitol. Regardless of which side of the issue your opinion lies, the value of...
May 18, 2015 - 2:52pm
March 27, 2015
Lakefield wastewater ponds tabled for now
JACKSON — More than 50 people gathered Wednesday night for the second meeting of the Jackson County Planning Commission regarding a proposed wastewater stabilization pond project for the city of Lakefield. Rural residents near the proposed site are concerned about how the ponds...
March 27, 2015 - 10:04pm
March 23, 2015
Column: Farmers are losing the battle of public perception
By BRUCE PETERSON, Minnesota Corn Growers Association NORTHFIELD — Earlier this month, Gov. Mark Dayton introduced legislation that would require 50-foot buffer strips along all Minnesota waterways, including ditches and waterways that flow only periodically during the year. A...
March 23, 2015 - 3:49pm
February 25, 2015
Letter: Some potential solutions for cleaning up our lake
By Craig Bergh, Worthington I enjoyed your recent article on pollutants in Lake Okabena. We are slowly bringing the causes of our algae blooms to light. Here is a good article from Wisconsin (http://www.jsonline.com/news/wisconsin/changes-in-americas-dairyland-foul-waters-of-green-bay-b99344904z1-274684891.html)...
February 25, 2015 - 9:42pm
September 18, 2014
‘Dad done it right’
WILMONT — Jim Joens of rural Wilmont has been selected as the 2014 Nobles County Soil and Water Conservation District’s Conservationist of...
September 18, 2014 - 7:53pm
August 17, 2014
Blazing a trail
HARDWICK — Sunday morning marked “A Day For the Prairie,” an entire day of events dedicated to Touch the Sky Prairie north of Luverne. About...
August 17, 2014 - 8:48pm
August 14, 2014
Hero of Conservation
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County Pheasants Forever President Scott Rall is one of six finalists chosen from a field of 30 nominees across the country...
August 14, 2014 - 8:40pm
August 11, 2014
Moose get license plate, new funding
Minnesota’s dwindling moose herd will now get its own license plate and a new source of money for research into why their numbers are declining so rapidly. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Monday unveiled a new moose-themed conservation license plate to join the...
August 11, 2014 - 10:20pm
June 4, 2014
Landowners voice concerns over Lake Ocheda management
WORTHINGTON — A group of concerned residents who live or farm around Lake Ocheda appeared before the Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District board meeting Tuesday to ask about water quality and recent discussions about a possible DNR-involved drawdown of the lake’s three basins. Don...
June 4, 2014 - 10:04pm
May 13, 2014
Worthington fourth-grader wins statewide contest
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Public Utilities (WPU) hosted an award ceremony Tuesday for Prairie Elementary student Jose Reveles, a fourth-grade...
May 13, 2014 - 9:53pm
May 9, 2014
Blooms or bust
WORTHINGTON — Local garden centers are bursting with brightly-hued flowers and plants to entice both the avid and casual gardener. But the...
May 9, 2014 - 9:14pm
May 8, 2014
Bob and Steve’s doing its part in water conservation
WORTHINGTON — With a worsening water situation, local business Bob and Steve’s Shell is doing what it can to help. With well levels nearly...
May 8, 2014 - 7:44pm