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Essentia envisions multimillion-dollar investment in downtown Duluth campus
Northern Minn. resident with 'heart of gold' wins $1 million
Data: Dec. 13, 2017
Data: Dec. 14, 2017
Smith praised by Minnesota delegation members
College basketball: Bluejays go two OTs to win seventh straight
Minnesota Duluth's Perunovich fighting for spot on junior national hockey team
College basketball: Early Lady Jays lead turns to dust
Molitor acknowledges Twins' 'tremendous interest' in Yu Darvish
Minnesota's Mr. Football has yet to make a college choice. Will it be NDSU?
Wine options for your holiday meal
Column: A correction, and more reasons to not trust Ag2School
Letter: Help of 'angels' is appreciated
Letter: Just say no to Industrial Wind
How to save a life - it's easier than you realize
Dennis C. Freking
Marion L. Weber
Marvin L. Doering
Greg G. Johnson
In matters of the heart, faith becomes real
Always cover Norfolk Island Pine after purchase
Cake mix makes Christmas baking a breeze
Live Nativity is Sunday in Luverne
Christmas Bird Count is Saturday
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Knigge 50th anniversary
Birth: Hunter Rose Barrie
Jenkins 40th anniversary
Breuker 95th birthday
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 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. Revenue from the Wind Energy Production Tax this year was already 10 times higher than it was a decade earlier. Over that same period, more than $27.9 million has been paid...
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. Terry Branstad and Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Director Mark Schouten visited Rock Rapids Wednesday...
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