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Wisconsin man charged with killing uncle, injuring cousin in northeast Minnesota
Wildfire burns quickly through pines near Nisswa
City to convert MC Fitness building into Public Works headquarters
Council orders repairs to Thompson Hotel
Wildfire season arrives
Minnesota United winger Finlay likely lost for season with ACL injury
Monday sports roundup: Luverne baseball team sweeps, WHS tennis team falls; SWC and Luverne shine in track
Track and field: Worthington boys, Luverne girls look strong on Saturday
Boys tennis: Luverne sweeps a pair of matches
Wolves saving best defending for playoffs
Big farm insolvency plays out in state court
Lange’s Cafe ends 24-hour service after 62 years
Bingham Lake family business up for sale after 89 years
Record cold, snowstorms delay SD planting season
Minnesota gains 2,900 jobs in March
Place a Business Announcement
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
Time to respond to reader feedback
Letter: Looking out for farmers' best interests
Many people benefit when we strive to become our best
For two boys, fishing season is already here
Robert L. Brommer
Michael Vos Jr.
COMMENTARY: Why we won't take a break from learning
North Dakota woman's puzzling digestive problem turned out to be bacterial overgrowth
Despite faith fall, Good News still very good
Disheveled Theologian: The irrevocable call
The seed varieties you should plant this spring
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85 Birthday Card Shower
Virg & Marge
Shirley (Mayer) Klosterman
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
April 14, 2017
Minnesota counties lift transportation to their top priority
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's ability to get products to market will be at risk if state lawmakers and the governor fail to break a transportation funding impasse, county officials warn. "Our harvest, timber and manufactured products have gained and held leadership positions in world...
April 14, 2017 - 3:59pm
August 12, 2016
Minnesota counties flock to private auditors
ST. PAUL -- More than half of Minnesota’s 87 counties want private accounting firms to check over their financial records instead of the state auditor. Counties have had that option since a controversial 2015 law change, which allows the local units of government to be audited by...
August 12, 2016 - 9:03pm
May 30, 2016
Filing for area offices ends today
WORTHINGTON — Individuals interested in filing for public offices, including the seats of Minnesota Senate, Minnesota House, county commissioners, Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) supervisors and certain municipalities have until 5 p.m. today to file. As of Monday, the...
May 30, 2016 - 8:11pm
August 27, 2015
High rents, low wages: Study shows southwest Minnesota in need of more affordable housing
WORTHINGTON — Nearly a quarter of all renters in the six counties of far southwest Minnesota are spending half — and in some cases more than...
August 27, 2015 - 9:09pm
January 23, 2015
Farm to Table
WINDOM — The Southwest Statewide Health Improvement Program (SHIP) of Nobles, Cottonwood and Jackson counties is hosting a Farm to Table networking event that will benefit local farmers and buyers, with the goal to get more locally grown and healthy food easily accessible to the...
January 23, 2015 - 10:21pm
January 22, 2015
Wind Energy Production Tax brings $27.9 million to Worthington and surrounding counties
WORTHINGTON — Wind development has grown into a significant industry for the Nobles and Jackson County area.
January 22, 2015 - 7:53pm
December 29, 2014
State releases funding to the Northwest Iowa Regional Housing Trust Fund
SIBLEY, Iowa — The Northwest Iowa Regional Housing Trust Fund, Inc. (NWIRHTF) announces the release of $339,392 from the State Housing Trust Fund for fiscal year 2015. The money was released from the Iowa Finance Authority who administers the State Housing Trust Fund. This financial...
December 29, 2014 - 9:09pm
September 17, 2014
Court administrator for four counties retires
WORTHINGTON — Steve Schulze, recognized as a trailblazer in the court administration world and the first in the state to take on more than...
September 17, 2014 - 8:47pm
August 7, 2014
Minnesota housing gap grows
Renters in 84 of the Minnesota’s 87 counties are making less and paying more for rent than they did in 2000, according to a study published...
August 7, 2014 - 8:27pm
August 5, 2014
Klobuchar talks flood damage
WORTHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) met with officials Tuesday from Rock, Nobles, Jackson and Murray counties for an update on...
August 5, 2014 - 8:18pm
July 30, 2014
Filing period open for area elections
WORTHINGTON — Tuesday marked the beginning of the filing period for those seeking election in local races this November. Candidates have until Aug. 12 to file the necessary paperwork in order to appear on the ballot. According to Minnesota law, in order to hold city office, individuals...
July 30, 2014 - 8:20pm
June 18, 2014
Branstad surveys NW Iowa flood damage
ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa — Gov.
June 18, 2014 - 8:57pm
October 28, 2012
Down to the wire
WORTHINGTON -- While the deadline to pre-register to vote in Minnesota was Oct. 16, residents of the state still have an opportunity to cast a ballot in November's general election by registering at their polling place on election day. In Nobles County, Auditor-Treasurer Sharon Balster...
October 28, 2012 - 7:16pm
December 27, 2011
Regional counties earn SHIP funding
JACKSON -- Jackson and Cottonwood are two of six southwest Minnesota counties to benefit from the second round of Statewide Health Improvement Program (SHIP) grants awarded by the Minnesota Department of Health earlier this month. Spearheaded in 2008, SHIP is part of Minnesota's...
December 27, 2011 - 9:16pm
October 3, 2011
Burn bans in effect for many counties
WORTHINGTON -- With a long dry spell and high winds expected for several days, many of the counties in the area are under a burning ban until conditions improve. According to the National Weather Service (NWS) Monday morning, the fire danger in the area was rated as high. As of Monday...
October 3, 2011 - 7:36pm