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Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, murder of 5-year-old
County budget talks lead to bonding discussion
Government Center steps to be repaired
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
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Hemmen 60th anniversary
Berger 80th birthday
Scheepstra 85th birthday
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January 12, 2015
Boy’s death prompts efforts to improve child abuse investigations
ST. PAUL — The death of 4-year-old Eric Dean in west-central Minnesota is producing state legislative discussions about how to improve child abuse investigations. “There has been a light shining onto the child protection system in our state...” Human Services Commissioner...
January 12, 2015 - 9:29pm
May 21, 2013
Dean 50th anniversary
David Jr. and Linda Dean, Lakefield, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday with family. Their family requests a card shower....
May 21, 2013 - 12:00am
April 9, 2010
Dean appearances rescheduled
WORTHINGTON -- Speaker and teen culture expert Jeffrey Dean will give presentations at several area schools on Wednesday. Dean's presentations, sponsored by Helping Hands Pregnancy Center, were cancelled in December and January due to inclement weather. Dean will speak to students...
April 9, 2010 - 12:00am
January 23, 2009
MN student climbs Mount McKinley
Seventeen thousand feet up Mount McKinley in Alaska, University of Minnesota student Dean Einerson sat in the snow with a cup of soup, looking out over the tops of the clouds below.
January 23, 2009 - 10:00am
November 5, 2008
Senate race a nail-biter
ST. PAUL -- U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman and Democratic challenger Al Franken waited for election returns this morning in Minnesota's high-profile...
November 5, 2008 - 12:00am
November 3, 2008
Senate candidates trade barbs in final debate
ST. PAUL -- The country's costliest U.S. Senate campaign left those at the candidates' final debate Sunday thinking it could be the nastiest, too. The sharp campaign attacks that dominated the past week continued in the hour-long Minnesota Public Radio debate, with the two leading...
November 3, 2008 - 12:00am
October 31, 2008
Letter: The rich have been getting richer
John McCain has accused Barack Obama of class warfare by eliminating huge tax cuts for the rich. Class warfare has been waged against the poor and middle class for the last 20 years through lowering wages and hiring illegals by corporations, jobs and companies moving out of the U.S....
October 31, 2008 - 12:00am
October 27, 2008
Gun issue fires up Senate hopefuls
ST. PAUL -- Al Franken suggested he and Republican Sen. Norm Coleman agree on gun rights. "I support the Second Amendment," Franken said. "I don't think we're any different on this." Coleman shot that down. "That is a stunning statement," he told the Democrat during a Friday night...
October 27, 2008 - 12:00am
October 25, 2008
Senate hopefuls oppose second stimulus package
ST. PAUL -- The candidates for U.S. Senate have found common ground: they would oppose a second economic stimulus package. In a Friday night debate among the three major candidates, Republican Sen. Norm Coleman said he would vote against another package similar to what Congress...
October 25, 2008 - 12:00am
October 20, 2008
Letter: Is a vote for a third-party candidate a wasted vote?
In the recent Senatorial debate on KARE11, the question was asked -- what would you do to fix the coming crisis in funding for Social Security? Senator Coleman said that he would form a study group to seek the answer. Mr. Franken said that social security was OK for a while, and he...
October 20, 2008 - 12:00am
October 18, 2008
Washington calls Barkley
ST. PAUL -- "Senator" once appeared before Dean Barkley's name and he wants the title back. To return to the U.S. Senate, where he was appointed...
October 18, 2008 - 12:00am
September 20, 2008
Senate candidates agree to debates
ST. PAUL - Candidates in Minnesota's U.S. Senate race will debate five times before the Nov. 4 election. Democrat Al Franken, Republican Sen. Norm Coleman and Independence Party candidate Dean Barkley agreed Friday to two debates in Greater Minnesota -- in Duluth and Rochester --...
September 20, 2008 - 12:00am
August 18, 2008
Lisa Ann Schaffer and Dean Martin Fick were married July 12 in Fairmont with the Rev. Kevin Connolly officiating. Maid of honor was Jen Schaffer. Bridesmaids were Dawn Gordon, Erin Schaffer, Breanna Sherlin, Andrea Dahm and Lisa Donnay. Flower girl was Jayna Kehrwald. Best man was...
August 18, 2008 - 12:00am
July 16, 2008
Eighteen called to run for Senate
ST. PAUL -- God apparently did not call Jesse Ventura, but 18 others got the message to run for U.S. Senate. Whether it is divine intervention or just plain Minnesota civic mindedness, large numbers of candidates will crowd the Sept. 9 primary election ballot. The Senate race drew...
July 16, 2008 - 12:00am
May 8, 2008
Obituary: Dean O'Dell Barringer
Dean O'Dell Barringer was born on January 16, 1942, in Worthington, Minnesota. He was the son of Oral and Hazel (Snelson) Barringer. He lived his youth on a farm southwest of Harris, Iowa. He graduated from Harris High School in 1961. After graduating, Dean went into farming with...
May 8, 2008 - 12:00am