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Discovering drones: District 518, 4-H partner in activity with foam aircraft
Doctor knows best: Ulbricht heeds medical advice while living with Type 2 diabetes
NRCS touts benefits of reduced tillage, cover crops in advance of World Soil Day
Special time with Santa
WHS basketball: Girls, boys sweep Windom Area on road
Boys basketball: MLA rallies
Boys hockey: WHS hockey team scores three goals but falls to Winona/Cotter
Girls basketball: Adrian trips Heron Lake-Okabena
Gymnastics: Trojans start strong in Hendricks
Column: Enrichment opportunities abound in 2017
As others see it: The free Vikes-tix perk ‘looks bad’ for all
Column: Reindeer games at Trump Tower
Column: It's time to hold Big Pharma responsible for opioid epidemic
As others see it: Busted your holiday budget already?
Geneva J. Strolz
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
Looking Back: 1991 - Armory offers shelter during winter storm
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October 15, 2014
Flag to be dedicated Friday
WORTHINGTON — A flag that once flew over the U.S. Capitol in Washington will be presented to Freedom Veterans Memorial Park in memory of three Nobles County veterans and their families at 10:30 a.m. Friday. The large five-by-eight foot flag was purchased through the office of Rep....
October 15, 2014 - 8:30pm
October 14, 2014
Different strokes for different candidates
DULUTH — Mark Dayton and Jeff Johnson see the world differently. Very differently. Democratic Gov. Dayton wants the minimum wage to rise as planned, saying, “I believe in the old-fashioned notion that work should pay” for the necessities of life. His Republican challenger,...
October 14, 2014 - 8:14pm
Column: The poster child for a broken Washington
WASHINGTON — If you were to seek out a poster child for all that is broken in Washington, you could find no better candidate than the Federal Election Commission. The agency that oversees our campaign-finance system, by law led by three Democratic and three Republican appointees,...
October 14, 2014 - 7:50pm
October 2, 2014
DFL Chuckwagon Feed is Tuesday
LUVERNE — The 63rd annual Rock County DFL Chuckwagon Feed will take place Tuesday at Luverne’s Pizza Ranch. Serving begins at 5:30 p.m. and will continue until 7:30 p.m. through the regular buffet line. A number of DFL elected officials and candidates have been invited to attend...
October 2, 2014 - 7:18pm
September 7, 2014
Dayton, Johnson agree to debates
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s two major candidates for governor will debate five times before the Nov. 4 election, including once at a Forum News Service event in Moorhead. Campaigns for Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican challenger Jeff Johnson have been going back and...
September 7, 2014 - 8:59pm
August 15, 2014
Governor race could be ‘Minnesota nice’
ST. PAUL — Election campaigns often do not follow the “Minnesota nice” philosophy, but political insiders wonder if that might be different this year after Jeff Johnson won the Republican nomination to run against Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton. Johnson, the GOP-endorsed candidate...
August 15, 2014 - 8:55pm
August 13, 2014
Republicans fall in behind Johnson
ST. PAUL — It is one thing for defeated politicians to back their conqueror, but quite another for rank-and-file supporters to do the same. As...
August 13, 2014 - 7:55pm
August 3, 2014
Minnesota auditor’s race in surprising spotlight
ST. PAUL — Few political observers could have guessed that the hot Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party primary election race would be for state auditor. State auditor? Yes, Democratic candidates for the office that specializes in checking local government’s books are in the middle...
August 3, 2014 - 7:39pm
July 30, 2014
Minnesota DFLers plan response to Hobby Lobby ruling
DULUTH — Minnesota DFLers unveiled plans Wednesday to introduce a bill that would require most employers’ insurance plans to pick up the tab for employees’ birth control. During a visit to Duluth on Wednesday afternoon, House Majority Leader Erin Murphy, DFL-St. Paul, laid...
July 30, 2014 - 8:29pm
June 25, 2014
More than balancing the books
WORTHINGTON — Minnesota State Auditor DFL candidate Matt Entenza came from humble beginnings here in Worthington, where he was raised by his...
June 25, 2014 - 7:56pm
June 2, 2014
2014 election campaigns off and running
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s 2014 election campaign really got under way Monday. Republicans were looking to make a dent in Democratic-Farmer-Labor...
June 2, 2014 - 9:24pm
June 1, 2014
DFLers nominate incumbent Dayton for second term
DULUTH — Four years after his party denied Mark Dayton access to its state convention floor in Duluth, DFL delegates welcomed him to the same...
June 1, 2014 - 9:53pm
May 29, 2014
DFL to open low-key convention with an eye to engaging voters
Heading into the state convention weekend that marks the kickoff of campaign season, the re-election pitch from Minnesota’s dominant Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party is clear: Keep us in charge. “I think the biggest message is promises made, promises kept,” said Ken Martin,...
May 29, 2014 - 8:01pm
Republicans look for an opening
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Republicans are looking for any opportunity to get a foothold in a state government dominated by Democrats. Sen. Scott Newman announced Thursday that he is seeking to upset two-term Democratic Attorney General Lori Swanson and become the first Republican...
May 29, 2014 - 7:59pm
May 23, 2014
MN political conventions provide interesting about-face
ST. PAUL — People attending next weekend’s Minnesota state political conventions may wonder if they are in the right place. Democratic-Farmer-Labor party delegates meet in Duluth, while Republicans are packing their bags for Rochester. But once in place, delegates may discover...
May 23, 2014 - 9:08pm