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Minnesota corrections worker accused of sexual coercion remains on leave
NTSB report reveals Wisconsin teens 'waving' at people before plane crash
Cross-country air race builds aviation interest for new female fliers at UND
In St. Anthony, angry calls for change after Yanez case
Historic Lutsen resort on North Shore of Lake Superior up for sale
Red Sox top Twins without suspended Farrell
VFW baseball: Welvaert's gem lifts Marshall past Worthington
Legion baseball: Aggressive baserunning pays off for Post 5 in win over Adrian
Bollinger to be inducted into Wisconsin Athletics Hall of Fame
Kennys Vargas remains indebted to David Ortiz, Manny Ramirez
Letter: Mock bus crash exercise a success
Keillor: Partying with the engineers
Parenting Perspectives: A moment in the mind of a mom
Forget multi-tasking. Here's how to monotask like a boss
Column: How can we lift the tension between law enforcement and motorists of color?
Douglas "Dugan" Suss
Gwinevere Elaine Neil
George Blom Johnson
John H. Korfe
Column: Slip away to a luxury weekend at your Hotel Thompson
Disheveled Theologian: Treasure hunting
Looking Back: 1967 -- 1923 WHS graduate speaks at 100th Carleton commencement
Column: What became of those magic pills that cut fuel costs in half?
WHS 70th reunion
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Munns 70th anniversary
Hoefker 60th anniversary
Abrahamson 50th anniversary
Luitjens 25th anniversary
City of Worthington summary financial report
City council resolution No. 2017-06-02
City of Worthington Statement of Revenues, Expenses and Changes in Net Position
Independent school district 518 call for bids
Out and About: June 28 to July 12
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. 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