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Investigation shows Scotland train derailment resulted in $1.08M in damages
S.D. Highway Patrol increasing use of sobriety checkpoints statewide
Capital Chatter: Minneapolis could stop Wells Fargo dealings due to pipeline finances
Sculpture tour’s success in Stillwater prompts expansion for next year
Truck hits State Patrol car, injuring trooper, then drives off
WHS gymnastics: Trojans make big jump in gym
Prep hockey: Windom Area rallies past Worthington
Area prep basketball: Trojans tame Tigers 39-35
Prep wrestling: Trojans wrestlers beat Luverne, W/ML
Prep basketball: Tigers claw Trojans
Letter: Plenty of good opportunities are right here in Worthington
As others see it: Tax, bonding, health care need special session
Column: The media are still looking down on working-class America
Column: Reinvigorating renewable energy in southern Minnesota
Column: You wanted anti-establishment? Hold on.
Joshua Joe Staples
Laurence L. Konradi
James (Jim) Kuhl
Nellie Van Santen
First Lutheran Church welcomes pastor Jeanette McCormick
First Lutheran Church welcomes pastor Jeanette McCormick
Disheveled Theologian: The Santa Boat
Looking Back: 1991 -- Wind chills up to 50-below close schools
Homemade granola easier, more affordable than you think
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Vortherms 90th birthday
Carter 65th anniversary
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March 30, 2016
Keys to the city
March 30, 2016 - 10:24pm
Lawmakers lift Real ID gag rule
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Legislature has voted to overturn a state law that forbids key state officials from discussing conforming to new federal identification standards. Senators passed the bill 57-2 Wednesday after representatives approved it 125-2 Tuesday night. It awaits an...
March 30, 2016 - 9:56pm
March 27, 2016
‘I wouldn’t wish this on anybody’: Visiting site of truck-train collision, Gov. Dayton urges statewide rail safety upgrades
CALLAWAY — Gov. Mark Dayton visited the site of an explosive train derailment in this northwestern Minnesota town Saturday, praising its people...
March 27, 2016 - 8:40pm
March 21, 2016
Many eyes on LGA tussle in Minnesota
ST. PAUL — Money provided by Minnesota’s Local Government Aid program is a mainstay in the budgets of cities throughout the state, and potential funding hikes and cuts to it have city leaders keeping a close eye on the Legislature. For 2017, Gov. Mark Dayton has included a one-time...
March 21, 2016 - 12:30am
March 18, 2016
Capital Chatter: Little money available in Minnesota for pre-kindergarten classrooms
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton wants to increase education spending $77 million in the next year, mostly for his plan to offer classes...
March 18, 2016 - 9:49pm
March 15, 2016
Dayton's budget boost: Broadband and racial equity top governor's wish list
ST. PAUL — Giving all Minnesotans equal access to high-speed Internet and promoting racial economic equality are Gov. Mark Dayton’s top requests...
March 15, 2016 - 10:18pm
Legislators to revisit 'buffer strip' law
ST. PAUL — A key water-quality initiative of Gov. Mark Dayton last year — vegetative buffer strips along streams and drainage ditches — is returning for an encore performance at the Capitol in St. Paul this week. A Senate committee will hold a hearing today on a series of proposed...
March 15, 2016 - 9:59pm
March 14, 2016
Now on tap: After long wait, Lewis & Clark water is cause for celebration in Luverne
LUVERNE, Minn. -— Momentous was the word used by Luverne Mayor Pat Baustian on Monday afternoon as he gathered amid dignitaries to celebrate...
March 14, 2016 - 10:09pm
March 9, 2016
Moving forward: Dayton says happy with work so far, but more is needed
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton said Wednesday night he is happy for accomplishments during his first five years in office, but used...
March 9, 2016 - 9:42pm
March 8, 2016
Column: Tougher laws may be needed to save our water
By Terry Morrison, Worthington The Daily Globe’s recent series “Land of Impaired Waters” wasn’t particularly reassuring to me. A myriad of water problems was revealed, but the articles skirted the high and rising nitrate levels in our water. A Star Tribune article from May...
March 8, 2016 - 5:03pm
March 7, 2016
Dayton orders flags at half-staff in memory of Nancy Reagan
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered all United States flags and Minnesota flags be immediately flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings in the state in honor and remembrance of former First Lady Nancy Reagan, who died Sunday at the age of 94. Flags should remain...
March 7, 2016 - 8:15pm
March 4, 2016
Greater Minnesota issues at forefront of legislative agenda
ST. PAUL — Greater Minnesota issues dominated much of the legislative debate in 2015 and likely will again this year as control of next year’s...
March 4, 2016 - 10:08pm
Minnesota presidential primary idea gains momentum
ST. PAUL — Packed precinct caucuses, and reports that thousands left in frustration due to overcrowding, are leading more Minnesota political leaders to push a presidential primary election. The latest is Chairman Ken Martin of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party, who on Friday...
March 4, 2016 - 9:51pm
February 28, 2016
Anti-pipeline protesters interrupt Dayton speech at water summit
ST. PAUL — Anti-pipeline protesters interrupted Gov. Mark Dayton Saturday as he spoke to more than 800 Minnesotans at a summit about how to...
February 28, 2016 - 9:45pm
February 26, 2016
As legislative session nears, budget surplus slips
ST. PAUL — A Minnesota economy and state budget report is a cautionary tale. While politicians haggled over taxes and spending, pretty much every state leader reacting to information that the state budget surplus slipped from $1.2 billion to $900 million said it is a sign that care...
February 26, 2016 - 10:07pm