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Klobuchar, Franken announce more than $100 million in critical heating aid
Community helps build Oxford Street; 2017 overlay project could be delayed
Nobles SWCD begins connecting with landowners on buffers
Boo! Windom’s haunted house will spark ‘Old School Nightmares’
Minnesota already breaking voting records ahead of Nov. 8
Section 3A cross country: Luverne girls, Windom Area boys prevail
Section 2AA cross country: Koller leads WHS runners
Iowa state football: H-LP puts perfect record on the line
Scott Rall: Hi ho, hi ho, it's off to work we go
Section football: Fulda, MLA, MCC finish the job
Column: Unaffordable health care for southwest Minnesota
Editorial: Peterson in the 7th with an asterisk
Letter: School referendum represents chance to ‘pay it forward’
Editorial: Schomacker for District 22A Representative
Letter: Our schools are committed to our students and our community
Carol E. Anderson
Ralph Wellington Thueson
James G. Myers
Community Thanksgiving dinner is Nov. 24
Disheveled Theologian: Banana bread evangelism
2016 Local Business Guide Directory
Looking Back: 2006 -- Worthington Ambulance Service wins honor
Pumpkin soup perfect start for lively (but civil) dinner party
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Birth: Oct. 26, 2016
Kill 80th birthday
Taylor 90th birthday
Kunze 90th birthday
Schaap 90th birthday
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April 18, 2016
Earthquake toll rises to 350: Ecuador rebuilding to cost billions
PORTOVIEJO, Ecuador — The death toll rose to 350 Monday from a devastating earthquake that hit Ecuador at the weekend, as rescuers hunted for...
April 18, 2016 - 4:03pm
April 14, 2016
Real ID could cost state $5 million
ST. PAUL — Freed from a gag rule on planning for federal Real ID driver’s license standards, the Minnesota Public Safety Department reported Thursday that it could cost the state more than $5 million for the state to adopt the rules this year. In a report, prepared for lawmakers...
April 14, 2016 - 8:40pm
February 25, 2016
Four BLM protests cost police $250,000: St. Paul and Metro Transit cops, troopers patrolled 2015 events
ST. PAUL — Law enforcement spent about $250,000 last year on four Black Lives Matter protests in St. Paul. The unpermitted marches have called for justice against police misconduct, and have blocked roads and public transportation. But BLM St. Paul’s lead organizer, Rashad Turner,...
February 25, 2016 - 9:04pm
September 7, 2015
What are we drinking? Rising nitrate levels in tap water are cost problem for homeowners
ST. PAUL — Tim Figge won’t let his grandchildren drink water from his home. Like a growing number of Minnesotans, the Dakota County resident...
September 7, 2015 - 9:45pm
June 2, 2015
More funds authorized to clean up railroad ties
WORTHINGTON — After working through an initial $20,000 to remove railroad ties along the short-line railroad owned by Buffalo Ridge Regional Rail Authority (Rock and Nobles counties), Nobles County commissioners on Tuesday authorized additional funds to continue the cleanup efforts. Because...
June 2, 2015 - 9:26pm
August 4, 2014
Water and Light talks 2015 power costs
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Public Utilities Water & Light Commission began discussion about anticipated 2015 wholesale power costs at its Monday meeting. According to Worthington Public Utilities General Manager Scott Hain, rates for Western Area Power Administration...
August 4, 2014 - 8:28pm
May 23, 2014
Grandparents race to the rescue of college funds
NEW YORK — In an era of stagnant wages and rising prices, Americans are expected not only to pay the daily bills and save millions for retirement, but also put away enough for college for their kids. The only problem is that most people can't afford to save simultaneously on so...
May 23, 2014 - 9:27pm
April 9, 2014
Then and now: one year after the ice storm
WORTHINGTON — One year ago, residents in southwest Minnesota and northwest Iowa woke up to a disaster. The sound of tree branches falling...
April 9, 2014 - 9:26pm
March 23, 2014
Can MNsure avoid repeat of deadline ‘nightmare’?
ST. PAUL — When Minnesota launched its new health insurance exchange Oct. 1, the problems came quickly. By late October, the error rate at the MNsure website peaked at 22 percent. In November, state officials started rerunning 30,000 applications because of a variety of problems,...
March 23, 2014 - 8:04pm
March 17, 2014
Committee rejects biodiesel mandate delay
ST. PAUL — Plans to increase the percentage of soybean oil in diesel fuel sold in Minnesota survived a delay attempt Monday. “This isn’t over,” state Senate Commerce Chairman James Metzen, D-South St. Paul, said moments after his committee overwhelmingly defeated a bill that...
March 17, 2014 - 8:51pm
April 9, 2013
Affordability aim of Minnesota higher education budgets
April 9, 2013 - 10:52pm
April 12, 2011
Students to see small increase in the price of school lunch next year
WORTHINGTON -- Students in District 518 could see a projected 10 cent increase in school lunch prices next year, according to the school board's...
April 12, 2011 - 8:24pm
February 17, 2010
New SWMHC program funded
WORTHINGTON -- Though it wasn't in the budget for 2010, Nobles County Commissioners on Tuesday approved a $10,000 payment to Southwestern Mental Health Center (SWMHC) to assist in the start-up of a new program. Scott Johnson, executive director of the five-county agency, said he...
February 17, 2010 - 12:00am