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South Dakota students save money, get head start on college career
PolyMet opponents want law judge hearings
Backpack distribution is Thursday
Government Center steps to be repaired
Priest victims fault settlement plan, seek $80 million, not $13 million
High school volleyball: Trojans hope experience puts them over the top
Girls tennis: Trojans drop opener to Harrisburg
High school football: H-LP gridders aiming for success
Amateur baseball: Cubs fall in state opener; Milroy wins
Girls tennis: Luverne splits early triangular tests
Sean Hannity, Trump's 'spin doctor'
Letter: Divider-in-chief is at it again
Column: Why pension oversight is important
Column: A nice column about Trump
Column: District 518 geared up for start of new school year
Curtis Lowell Schmidt
James Robert Arnt
Robert D. Miller
Theodore "Ted" Kamstra
Looking Back: 1966 -- Foreign ag specialists visit Worthington
Column: Is it possible to be fast asleep for three or four weeks?
Crazy about the cube: Abel Piper, 12, participates in Rubik’s Cube National Championships
Disheveled Theologian: Twenty years later, still glad to have him with me
Column: Getting lost in the clouds
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Westman 111th birthday
Miller 50th anniversary
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Regular School Board Meeting Minutes
October 26, 2015
County continues to tweak 2016 budget
WORTHINGTON — With less than two months to refine the county’s 2016 budget and levy, Nobles County commissioners met in a nearly two-hour work session Monday to talk numbers — going over everything from capital improvement expenditures to tweaking department budgets. With...
October 26, 2015 - 11:33pm
October 22, 2015
New dog kennel proposed near Adrian
WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Planning Commission granted preliminary approval during its Wednesday night meeting for Todd and Lonna Heideman, Adrian, to operate a dog kennel at 25773 Ahlers Ave. (in Section 19, Westside Township). The request will now advance to the Nobles...
October 22, 2015 - 8:26pm
October 20, 2015
Brockberg to serve another term as county veterans service officer
WORTHINGTON — In a regular session meeting, Nobles County commissioners appointed Bill Brockberg to another term as Nobles County Veterans Service Officer. Brockberg explained to commissioners that if they approved his term, it would be for four years. “This is basically a...
October 20, 2015 - 8:23pm
September 3, 2015
Jackson narrows pool to four for coordinator position
JACKSON — The Jackson County Board of Commissioners has announced its finalists for the position of County Coordinator. The board selected four individuals Tuesday to participate in an interview process that will take place Sept. 24. Steven Duncan most recently was the county coordinator...
September 3, 2015 - 9:49pm
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
August 19, 2015
Not horsin’ around: Adrian wins award at Cottonwood County Fair
WINDOM — The Cottonwood County Fair got under way on a cool, breezy, drizzly Wednesday morning. Despite the less-than-ideal conditions, it’s...
August 19, 2015 - 8:25pm
August 18, 2015
County considers technology update
WORTHINGTON — As problems with aging ditch systems and tile lines continue to crop up, Nobles County Public Works Director Stephen Schnieder recommended Nobles County commissioners invest in equipment — including an $80,000 self-propelled camera — during Tuesday’s board meeting. Noting...
August 18, 2015 - 9:12pm
August 16, 2015
Mahnomen County crash involves at least one fatality, State Patrol says
MAHNOMEN — Three people were involved in a crash in Mahnomen County on Sunday morning, with at least one killed. The two-car collision happened at 9:23 a.m. at the intersection of Highway 113 and Highway 59, just outside of Waubun. The vehicles involved were a 1998 Chevrolet Lumina...
August 16, 2015 - 8:52pm
August 13, 2015
Protesters fill courtroom at deputy’s arraignment in K-9 assault case
CARLTON — A Ramsey County sheriff’s deputy accused of assaulting his canine partner at a training event in Carlton County was met with a...
August 13, 2015 - 8:47pm
July 27, 2015
County inherits five new tax-forfeited parcels
WORTHINGTON — Less than two months after conducting a public auction to sell 16 tax-forfeited parcels in Nobles County, commissioners are now discussing plans for a second sale to deal with five new properties added to the roll of forfeitures. During a Monday morning work session,...
July 27, 2015 - 9:41pm
July 16, 2015
Dickinson County Fair under way
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa — The Dickinson County Fair kicked off Wednesday with static entry and fashion judging at the Dickinson County Fairgrounds in Spirit Lake. This weekend marks the beginning of the livestock portion of the multi-day event. Saturday afternoon will bring a new...
July 16, 2015 - 8:07pm
July 15, 2015
Working together: City, county discuss trail system maintenance, IT staffing
WORTHINGTON — Collaboration was the buzzword among Worthington City councilmen and Nobles County commissioners during a joint meeting of the two entities Wednesday afternoon. While acknowledging that several city and county departments are already working together, the basis...
July 15, 2015 - 9:54pm
July 7, 2015
Sailor Plastics seeks loan for expansion
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County Commissioners on Tuesday took the next step in approving a loan request from Sailor Plastics, Adrian, to access...
July 7, 2015 - 9:21pm
June 10, 2015
Two rescued after nearly drowning in Minneapolis lake
MINNEAPOLIS — A 20-year-old woman is in serious condition after nearly drowning while trying to swim to a floating dock on Lake Harriet in Minneapolis. The woman and a 17-year-old girl were swimming at North Beach just before 5 p.m. Wednesday when they started having trouble, according...
June 10, 2015 - 9:05pm
June 4, 2015
Two men found guilty in Osceola County
SIBLEY, Iowa — A 29-year-old Paullina, Iowa, man was found guilty of multiple burglary charges last week in Osceola County District Court. Seth William Johnson was found guilty of third-degree attempted burglary and two counts of third-degree burglary, each aggravated misdemeanors....
June 4, 2015 - 6:16pm