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Being Elf-ish: One of Santa's workers shares secrets from the North Pole
Government offices, banks, stores close for Christmas
Tammy Makram -- Baby Jane Doe -- continues quest to find birth mother
Fire destroys home addition
Holiday Traditions: Ramadan a time for spiritual growth and reflection
Boys hockey: Big game, big win for Luverne
Wrestling: Oeltjenbruns, Nielsen lead Luverne
High school basketball: JCC boys rout MCW
Girls basketball: Henry is back, and loving every second
Prep girls basketball: Sibley-Ocheyedan tests unbeaten Okoboji
Column: Inglorious hackers, or 'Revenge of the Nerd'
Column: Holiday chores made special again by visit from mom
Column: Good riddance to the worst Congress ever
Column: Ethics training for Congress? Dream on
As others see it: The best gift -- get there safe
Robert J. Schmidt
Evelyn A. Kellen
Religion briefs: Dec. 24
Looking Back: 1989 -- Hadley man named state's top cattleman
Column: If Worthington builds it, they sure would come
Season's jottings: Newsroom staffers share Christmas memories
The pageantry of it all
Out and About
Julius 90th birthday
Probst 80th birthday
School Board Minutes for November
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Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale
April 4, 2013
Native American film to air at Culture Corner
WORTHINGTON -- At 6:30 p.m. Monday, the Culture Corner will show Dakota 38, a documentary about a group of Native Americans that journeyed to the site of the Dec. 26, 1862, mass hanging in Mankato. Richard Flute Player, a student at Minnesota West Community and Technical College,...
April 4, 2013 - 10:34pm
August 29, 2012
As others see it: Keep war's scars in sight
Is there a statute of limitations on shame and guilt? We ask this question because, 150 years after the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862, Minnesotans are conflicted about how they should view this bloody episode in our state's history. There's no denying that the series of events and policies...
opinion / editorials
August 29, 2012 - 12:00am
August 25, 2012
Living history: Taylor's ancestor played role in 1862 U.S.-Dakota Conflict
FLANDREAU, S.D. -- When Myron Taylor encountered an Abraham Lincoln impersonator a few years back at Pipestone's Civil War Days, the two men...
August 25, 2012 - 12:00am
August 16, 2012
Colorfully painted teepees, flags and ceremonial staffs decorate the landscape in Flandreau, S.D., in preparation for this morning's "Legacy...
August 16, 2012 - 10:09pm
Dakota Golf Management to jointly operate Prairie View Golf Links with the city
WORTHINGTON -- Prairie View Golf Links will be operated by Dakota Golf Management in partnership with the city of Worthington, for the 2011 golf season. "We're excited at the opportunity to be able to come over to Worthington," said Tom Jansa, president of Dakota Golf Management....
December 16, 2010 - 8:27pm
May 19, 2010
Kiosk to be dedicated at Slaughter Slough
CURRIE -- In 1862, settlers fleeing for their lives were killed by Dakota warriors in a grassy field that came to be known as "Slaughter Slough." On Friday, men and women, including descendants of the settlers, the Dakota and the Lakota, will gather at the slough to dedicate an informational...
May 19, 2010 - 8:21pm
February 16, 2010
Dean's list: Feb. 13, 2010
Bethel University Bingham Lake: Cody Fast; Heron Lake: Hanna Olson; Jeffers: Jena Jorgenson; Little Rock, Iowa: Thomas DeBoer; Luverne: Kelsey Dooyema; Rock Rapids, Iowa: Joanna King, Robert Meyer; Worthington: Amy Johnson, Kari Johnson, Anna Wilson. Concordia University,...
news / education
February 16, 2010 - 3:24pm
January 11, 2010
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Fulda: Nathan Winter, master's degree in agricultural education. Minnesota State University, Moorhead: Ellsworth: Jody Delfs, bachelor's degree in nursing; Windom: Brock Zimmerman, bachelor's degree in history. South Dakota...
news / education
January 11, 2010 - 10:00am
July 28, 2008
Vandals ravage private pools
CASSELTON, N.D. - Police are questioning teens about a pool-slashing spree in south Casselton, N.D. Three large inflatable pools were sliced with a knife overnight Wednesday between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m., said Cass County Deputy Sheriff Craig Danielson. All three incidents took place...
July 28, 2008 - 9:15am
July 25, 2008
Tests confirm S.D. anthrax cases
PIERRE, S.D. -- State Veterinarian Sam Holland said Thursday that lab tests have positively confirmed a second case of anthrax in Hutchinson County. The cases are not alarming, said Holland, but are a cause for concern. "We see anthrax almost every year in some part of the state...
July 25, 2008 - 11:00am
June 7, 2008
Rural Energy Marketing plans biodiesel plant
LUVERNE -- The owners of Luverne-based Rural Energy Marketing (REM) will go before the Vermillion, S.D., City Council later this month to tout their proposal to construct an estimated $80 million biodiesel plant about a mile west of town. Loren Forrest said he has had an option on...
June 7, 2008 - 12:00am