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Fun fun fun at Westbrook Fun Days
Professional dancers lead intensive instruction at Dance Academy
Hyvari takes helm at Habitat for Humanity
Amateur baseball: Henning, Cubs clip Lakefield
Legion baseball: Hurley shines for Post 5
Amateur baseball: Cubs baseball: 'It was all good'
Prep softball: Sheldon edges S-O
VFW baseball: Worthington takes two from Marshall
Column: For Trump, fringe conspiracies take center stage
Column: For the GOP, a pickle of a platform
Column: The braggart with the ducktail who would be president
As others see it: Legislature special session now unlikely
Mnsr. Eugene E. Egan
Edward G. Lenz
How does your garden grow? Williams property one of four on upcoming tour
Column: June 28, 1876 -- Circus in town, complaints ensue
Looking Back: 1966 -- Construction aplenty taking place in Worthington
Heart of St. Kilian: 129-year-old parish goes to oratory status
Column: People are always talking about other people here
Out and About
Puhl 80th birthday
Isder 85th birthday
Alberts 97th birthday
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June 26, 2014
Group recommends Fifth Judicial candidates to Dayton
ST. PAUL — The Commission on Judicial Selection announced Thursday it is recommending three candidates to Gov. Mark Dayton for consideration to fill the current vacancy in Minnesota’s Fifth Judicial District. The vacancy was created upon the retirement of the Honorable Linda...
June 26, 2014 - 9:39pm
June 5, 2014
Several file for county offices
The deadline for applying for county-level elected office was Wednesday. The following individuals have filed for candidacy: Cottonwood County County Commissioner, District 1: James Schmidt County Commissioner, District 3: Donna Gravely, Tom White County Commissioner, District...
June 5, 2014 - 9:39pm
March 28, 2014
Bensons to be honored as Faces of Hope
BIGELOW — David and Sally Anne Benson of rural Bigelow will be honored as the Faces of Hope during a Southwest Crisis Center banquet April...
March 28, 2014 - 9:58pm
Southwest Crisis Center, partners awarded grant
WORTHINGTON — The Southwest Crisis Center, in partnership with New Horizons Crisis Center and the Committee Against Domestic Violence, has been awarded a grant from Minnesota Department of Health to develop a program to help sexually exploited and sexually trafficked youths. The...
March 28, 2014 - 9:54pm
January 3, 2014
Cold Wave: Area greeted by blizzard warning while Dayton cancels school for Monday
WORTHINGTON — Oh, the weather outside is frightful, and local area residents aren’t finding it so delightful. After a blizzard warning...
News / education
January 3, 2014 - 10:18pm
November 14, 2013
Cottonwood historical society to conduct cemetery tour
WINDOM — The Cottonwood County Historical Society will open the doors of its museum Sunday afternoon for a special program on local veterans. The society, which has conducted cemetery strolls in other years, is putting a new twist on the event by having volunteers share the stories...
November 14, 2013 - 10:52pm
September 24, 2013
Help for the homeless coming with new service
SLAYTON — Beginning next Tuesday, the Southwest Minnesota Opportunity Council in Nobles, Rock, Pipestone and Murray counties, as well as Western Community Action in Jackson and Cottonwood counties, will offer a one-stop service for the homeless. The hope is to bring about...
September 24, 2013 - 9:24pm
August 14, 2013
Gone country at the county fair
WINDOM - Betty Rydell may have been billed by the Cottonwood County Fair as a "world famous yodeler," but she's quick to point out that she's...
August 14, 2013 - 10:38pm
August 13, 2013
Cottonwood County Fair begins today
WINDOM - Cottonwood County 4-H'ers will be busy with numerous events when Cottonwood County Fair activities get under way today. Also part of the busy schedule of fair events is the 32nd annual Cottonwood County Fair Talent Contest, which is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. Friday...
August 13, 2013 - 9:14pm
June 21, 2013
Counties mull wheelage tax in wake of state levy limits
WORTHINGTON -- When the Minnesota Legislature voted earlier this year to enact levy limits for 2014, limiting the amount of revenue counties...
News / politics
June 21, 2013 - 9:32pm
May 3, 2013
Southwest Minnesota receives disaster declaration
WORTHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Friday signed a presidential disaster declaration for Nobles, Rock, Jackson, Murray and Cottonwood counties...
May 3, 2013 - 9:47pm
April 30, 2013
Editorial: Need for disaster declaration is clear
While we've known for more than two weeks that damage from April's ice storm and subsequent snowstorm was significant, it has now been officially...
opinion / editorials
April 30, 2013 - 12:00am
April 12, 2013
Region works to recover
WORTHINGTON -- Area counties are hard at work cleaning up fallen limbs and trees following this week's ice storm and snowstorm, and power companies...
April 12, 2013 - 9:57pm
January 16, 2013
"Mysterious Minnesota" author to visit Windom
WINDOM -- Adrian Lee, a London native and recently published author of "Mysterious Minnesota: Digging up the Ghostly Past at 13 Haunted Sites,"...
January 16, 2013 - 10:13pm
January 15, 2013
Minnesota DWI arrests on the decline
More than 2,500 impaired drivers statewide were arrested in December, according to a recently released DPS report. The DPS enforced a similar DWI crackdown in 2011 and made a total of 2,600 DWI arrests in Minnesota. "Our goal with these campaigns is to educate about the importance...
News / crime
January 15, 2013 - 9:25pm