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Ranum pleads guilty to three felony charges
New 72-unit apartment complex planned for Grand Avenue
Sanford Worthington Medical Center begins CEO transition
Bumper bushels: Farmers reap rewards from timely rains
Candidate debates to air Thursday on public TV
High school football: H-BC, E/E win big in section playoffs
High school football: Trojans fall to Sibley East, Luverne tops St. Peter
Section 3A South volleyball: Higher seeds win first-round matches
Section football playoffs: Showdown season is here
Prep football: H-LP finishes off perfect regular season
Editorial: Hamilton for District 22B Representative
Letter: Vote yes for Sunday liquor sales in Worthington
Letter: More feasible -- and affordable -- plan needed for school district
Letter: Businesses should take down political signs
Letter: Trump has ‘vision and fortitude’ needed for presidency
Ralph W. Thueson
Linda Diann Finke
Margaret "Jean" Bolin
Patricia "Pat" J. Smedsrud
Eleanor Clarke Garrish
Looking Back: 2006 -- Worthington Ambulance Service wins honor
Pumpkin soup perfect start for lively (but civil) dinner party
Potted mums difficult to establish if planted in fall
Column: Worthington is no stranger to election hullabaloo
New adaptation of ‘Sense and Sensibility’ arrives at Guthrie
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Birth: Oct. 26, 2016
Kill 80th birthday
Taylor 90th birthday
Kunze 90th birthday
Schaap 90th birthday
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City of Worthington Notice of Public Hearing
July 13, 2016
Column: Obama's journey from hope to hard reality
WASHINGTON -- Behold the reluctant warrior. Five years and two weeks ago, President Obama addressed the nation about the end of the war in Afghanistan. There would be no more Americans in combat in Afghanistan in 2014, he said, vowing to match what he'd already accomplished in Iraq....
July 13, 2016 - 9:27pm
July 10, 2016
Column: Republican attacks on Comey undermine the rule of law
WASHINGTON -- Republicans summoned FBI Director James Comey to Capitol Hill on Thursday to question him about his determination that Hillary Clinton did not break the law with her use of a private email server. They termed it an "emergency" hearing, and their questions were correspondingly...
July 10, 2016 - 8:51pm
July 4, 2016
Column: Benghazi conspiracy theorists turn on Trey Gowdy
WASHINGTON -- Et tu, Trey? A day after the House Benghazi committee released a final report that left Hillary Clinton relatively unscathed, conservative activists -- the conspiracy-minded ones who pressured House leaders to appoint the committee in the first place -- rounded on...
July 4, 2016 - 3:30pm
June 30, 2016
Two years, $7 million, no smoking gun
WASHINGTON -- The House Select Committee on Benghazi released its long-awaited findings Tuesday and concluded that ... well, it looks as though they're going to have to empanel another select committee to iron out the dueling conclusions reached by various members of the committee....
June 30, 2016 - 4:48pm
June 28, 2016
Column: Anthony Kennedy restores a liberal Supreme Court
WASHINGTON -- They celebrated outside the Supreme Court after Monday's surprise decision reaffirming abortion rights. They danced to Michael Jackson ("I want to love you ..."), as they had earlier to the Spice Girls and to Harry Belafonte's "Jump in the Line." In the front row,...
June 28, 2016 - 5:24pm
June 26, 2016
Column: For Trump, fringe conspiracies take center stage
WASHINGTON -- Nobody brings the crazy quite like The Donald. For years, the conspiracy-minded have been trying to prove that Hillary Clinton gave "stand-down" orders blocking the military from helping ambassador Chris Stevens and other U.S. personnel in Benghazi the night of the...
June 26, 2016 - 9:47pm
June 23, 2016
Column: Trump's Potemkin village
WASHINGTON -- Not long ago, Donald Trump set a $1 billion fundraising goal for his presidential battle against Hillary Clinton. Now he says there's "no reason" to raise that much, and his operatives fear they will struggle to raise even $300 million. He brought in only $3.1 million...
June 23, 2016 - 5:48pm
June 16, 2016
Column: The right response to Donald Trump? A media blackout
WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s ban of Washington Post journalists has left other news outlets with a stark choice: your ratings or your responsibility as journalists in a free society? Trump’s announcement that he is barring Post journalists from his events follows similar bans...
June 16, 2016 - 11:46am
June 7, 2016
Column: Shocking! Trump remains Trump
WASHINGTON — Donald Trump needed validation. At a rally Friday, Trump was discussing racial violence at his events and the perception that nonwhite people are against him, when he singled out a black man in the crowd. “Look at my African-American over here,” Trump said, pointing....
June 7, 2016 - 9:41pm
June 5, 2016
Column: Trump's philanthropy falls short
WASHINGTON — The whole thing began with Donald Trump portraying himself as a philanthropist and promising to donate proceeds to charity. But the promised charitable contributions weren’t made. The veterans fundraiser? Well, yes. But it turns out Trump did much the same thing with...
June 5, 2016 - 8:55pm
June 3, 2016
Column: 'Hunkered Hillary' generates smoke, even when there's no fire
WASHINGTON — The report on Hillary Clinton’s email by the State Department’s inspector general last month was devastating — not because of how she handled email but because of how she handled investigators. The report’s revelations weren’t particularly revelatory: Clinton...
June 3, 2016 - 9:20pm
June 1, 2016
Column: A one-man Lloyd's of London
WASHINGTON — Donald Trump makes more guarantees than a used-car salesman. I guarantee you. He guarantees Mexico will pay for the border wall. “I’ll get Mexico to pay for it one way or the other. I guarantee you that.” He guarantees that his still-secret tax returns are the...
June 1, 2016 - 4:31pm
May 27, 2016
Column: The GOP's lost hope for scandal
WASHINGTON — Everything Rep. Darrell Issa knows about impeachment he learned from Wikipedia. At Tuesday’s House Judiciary Committee hearing to consider the impeachment of Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen, Issa, the California Republican and dogged investigator...
May 27, 2016 - 12:50pm
May 25, 2016
Column: What are the tax tricks Trump's hiding?
WASHINGTON — A generation after Ronald Reagan denounced the “welfare queen,” the Grand Old Party is evidently on the verge of nominating its first welfare king. Four years ago last week, the party’s 2012 presidential nominee, Mitt Romney, famously wrote off the 47 percent...
May 25, 2016 - 8:28am
May 19, 2016
Column: How about lawmakers pass some laws?
WASHINGTON — In February, when Rep. David Jolly introduced his quixotic plan to ban members of Congress from soliciting campaign contributions, the Florida Republican had only six co-sponsors. Then, three weeks ago, “60 Minutes” did a sympathetic piece on Jolly’s idea, giving...
May 19, 2016 - 2:32pm