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Early Risers Kiwanis donates hospital dolls
New work at an old building: Ocheyedan Town Hall renovations are underway
Area woman helps pen memoir on family farm
Ready to get its kicks: Construction of new soccer fields finished
First-ever WHS Snowcoming celebrates students in winter activities
Wolter: Riding the insane NFL roller-coaster
Luverne hockey tops Orono, S-O wrestlers take Okoboji Invite
Boys hockey: LSHSPTCUC score one for each letter in win over Trojans
Minnesota West basketball: Men pick up first win, women keep rolling
WHS basketball: Girls, boys sweep Windom Area on road
Letter: There's a third group of Americans, too
Letter: Thanks to organizers of community Thanksgiving
Column: Trump's demagogic illogic
Column: Stepping out in faith
Column: After a mere 25 years, the triumph of the West is over
Homemade granola easier, more affordable than you think
PieLogNog: A holiday mashup of chocolate, salted caramel, eggnog and pecan pie
Change maker: Kevin Donovan pushes Worthington, and himself, to succeed
Our region was major supplier of early engines for Humvees
Disheveled Thelogian: A feast, a robbery and a reason to give thanks
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Vortherms 90th birthday
Carter 65th anniversary
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May 24, 2016
It isn’t the cows’ fault: Farmer disputes claim his herd is causing damage to ditch system
WORTHINGTON — A joint meeting of the Judicial Ditch 12 Drainage Authority, consisting of representatives from the Nobles County and Murray County boards of commissioners, determined Tuesday that a cow herd isn’t to blame for the premature cleaning of the ditch system. What is...
May 24, 2016 - 8:58pm
May 17, 2016
A little money, a long wait: Rock SWCD gets grant to address 2014 flood damage
LUVERNE — It has been nearly two years since flood waters washed through Rock County farm fields, carrying away topsoil, creating gullies and...
May 17, 2016 - 8:29pm
August 5, 2015
‘Mother Nature’s been kind of tough on us’
WORTHINGTON — With one week to go before the start of the 2015 Nobles County Fair, it appears that repairs to the roof of Olson Arena will not be completed in time. High winds ripped a large portion of the roof from the arena during a June storm and also caused shifting of the...
August 5, 2015 - 10:26am
April 6, 2015
Sheldon police looking for tips
SHELDON, Iowa — The Sheldon Police Department is investigating two criminal mischief incidents during which suspects used a sharp instrument to scratch the paint on vehicles, causing a significant amount of damage to the paint surfaces. The incidents occurred sometime Wednesday...
April 6, 2015 - 8:44pm
March 22, 2015
Ready for their breakthrough
ST. PAUL — Here come the barges, St. Paul. Navigation season on the upper Mississippi River could begin as soon as next week, once ice melts...
March 22, 2015 - 8:26pm
February 19, 2015
Answers: Production ag the largest contributor to nutrients in Lake Okabena
WORTHINGTON — When the Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District’s board of managers contracted with a firm to study the chemistry in Lake Okabena...
February 19, 2015 - 8:56pm
December 30, 2014
LUVERNE — After a multi-year drought in southwest Minnesota, the skies opened up in mid-June across the region, dumping approximately 17 inches...
December 30, 2014 - 9:35pm
November 25, 2014
Rising from the ashes
FULDA — After St. Gabriel’s Church sustained significant damage during an April fire, some of the parishioners initially questioned whether...
November 25, 2014 - 8:23pm
September 24, 2014
Battling the flood
WORTHINGTON — While the June flood is in the past for most local residents, some are still seeing damage from the aftermath. One significant...
September 24, 2014 - 8:45pm
August 26, 2014
Fire damages home in Luverne
LUVERNE — The Luverne Fire Department responded to a call for a house fire at approximately 6 a.m. Tuesday in the 1400 block of Evergreen Drive. According to Luverne Fire Chief David Van Batavia, the cause of the blaze is still unknown. An electrical fire is suspected. “There...
August 26, 2014 - 7:44pm
August 19, 2014
Fire engulfs 11th Street house
WORTHINGTON — Smoke detectors did their job and alerted a family to a fire, allowing them to escape without injury late Tuesday afternoon. The...
August 19, 2014 - 8:03pm
July 7, 2014
Protesters ride against pipeline
BACKUS — Critics of a proposed Sandpiper pipeline route that would cut through Cass County in north-central Minnesota gathered Monday to bring...
July 7, 2014 - 9:04pm
July 2, 2014
LUVERNE — While Tuesday’s visit by Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials was solely to collect damage estimates from governmental...
July 2, 2014 - 8:52pm
July 1, 2014
FEMA begins to tally flooding damage
LUVERNE — Officials with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and Minnesota’s office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management were...
July 1, 2014 - 8:56pm
June 24, 2014
Much to be thankful for at Hardwick’s Jubilee Days
HARDWICK — A week and a half ago, the community of Hardwick in Rock County looked like a war zone. Trees were toppled, windows broken out, roofs and siding were damaged and water was everywhere — washing out shoulders of county roads and creeping up in basements of homes and businesses. Heavy...
June 24, 2014 - 9:13pm