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Craving coffee: Businesses, others hopeful for downtown jolt
Okabena-Ocheda Watershed sets 2017 budget
Officials optimistic as Congress approves $1 billion opioid initiative
Trump tabs Branstad as top China diplomat
St. Cloud-based video company challenges state law on serving gay couples
Area girls basketball roundup: Adrian beats Luverne after slow start
Prep wrestling: Trojans fall in tight battle with W/RRC
Area boys basketball roundup: Huskies win high-scoring season opener
Boys hockey: Trojans refuse to quit in loss to Redwood Valley
Boys basketball: Trojans show teamwork, depth in victory over Luverne
Column: Reinvigorating renewable energy in southern Minnesota
Column: You wanted anti-establishment? Hold on.
In Trump's America, 'pizzagate' could be the new normal
Letter: Pioneer Village
Letter: Local government entities should live within their means
James (Jim) Kuhl
Nellie Van Santen
Gerald L. Smith
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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May 15, 2016
DFL party endorses Walz: First Congressional District convention hosted Saturday in Worthington
WORTHINGTON — Hundreds of southern Minnesota residents gathered in Worthington Saturday afternoon to officially endorse Rep. Tim Walz as the...
May 15, 2016 - 9:12pm
January 19, 2016
Appointments to HLWD board of managers questioned
JACKSON — Controversy has again arisen in the Heron Lake Watershed District after Jackson County commissioners appointed two individuals to the board of managers during their Tuesday morning meeting. Five candidates had sought appointment to fill two terms — one a full three-year...
January 19, 2016 - 8:39pm
August 11, 2015
Interpreter training offered in Worthington
WORTHINGTON — Worthington District 518 is offering an on-call interpreter orientation and training from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at West Learning Center, room 126. Anyone interested in becoming an on-call interpreter for District 518 is encouraged to sign up and attend. Current...
August 11, 2015 - 9:18pm
July 9, 2015
Growing in Worthington: PurNet moves into new, larger location
WORTHINGTON — A lot has changed for PurNet Inc., during the last 25 years. “I started working out of my basement in 1990,” said Darlene...
July 9, 2015 - 8:29pm
June 26, 2015
Biodegradable: Local schools seek to conserve water with new lunch trays
WORTHINGTON — School District 518 is currently considering a switch to biodegradable lunch trays. Superintendent John Landgaard mentioned...
June 26, 2015 - 11:03am
February 12, 2015
Editorial: Support Simonson for regents’ board
For more than 20 years, a Mayo/Rochester representative has had the Congressional District 1 position on the University of Minnesota Board of Regents. Quite simply, we think it’s time that changed. Dr. Randy Simonson, CEO of Grasix Animal Health in Worthington, is a finalist for...
February 12, 2015 - 9:30pm
February 4, 2015
Thistles, committee appointments, floating island wetlands focus of OOWD meeting
WORTHINGTON — The managers of the Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District met Tuesday afternoon to discuss a number of issues relating to the district. President Les Johnson introduced a letter regarding Canada thistles to send to the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA). Johnson’s...
February 4, 2015 - 9:09pm
January 8, 2015
Renville school district approves $5.4 million bond
RENVILLE — Voters in the Renville County West school district approved a $5.4 million bond issue to upgrade school facilities Tuesday. Voters cast 631 ballots in favor of the project and 528 against. Voters had rejected a similar bond measure in August by a 484 to 400 vote. The...
January 8, 2015 - 12:16pm
January 7, 2015
Watershed district approves budget
WORTHINGTON — The Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District (OOWD) met Tuesday afternoon to discuss 2015 plans and budget. While no formal decisions were made on the annual plan, OOWD administrator Dan Livdahl suggested four ideas for serious consideration. The managers voted unanimously...
January 7, 2015 - 9:05pm
November 2, 2014
TIF is not a four-letter word
SIBLEY, Iowa — In the past few years, Osceola County has made strides to increase job growth and economic development utilizing tax increment financing (TIF). While the practice has garnered some scrutiny, it is undeniable that efforts made by the Osceola County Board of Supervisors...
November 2, 2014 - 8:27pm
October 7, 2014
Okabena-Ocheda District doing well
WORTHINGTON — Managers of the Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District were met with good news at Tuesday afternoon’s meeting. Don Buckhout...
October 7, 2014 - 10:06pm
September 30, 2014
Controversy continues in Osceola County
SIBLEY, Iowa — Approximately 25 citizens gathered in the board room of the Osceola County Board of Supervisors Tuesday morning for a special meeting to set a date for a public hearing on a controversial urban renewal district in the eastern half of Osceola County. At last week’s...
September 30, 2014 - 10:05pm
August 28, 2014
Enrollment rates up across the region
WORTHINGTON — Around the region, students are back in the classroom or eagerly awaiting to begin next week. Many schools in the area have seen...
August 28, 2014 - 8:50pm
August 13, 2014
Candidates file in area city and school district races
WORTHINGTON — The filing deadline has passed for local races this November. Several candidates have made their intentions known in both city and school board races. Those interested in rescinding their candidacy have until 5 p.m. today to do so. Below is a list of candidates in...
August 13, 2014 - 7:59pm
July 21, 2014
Sibley-Ocheyedan School Board meets
SIBLEY, Iowa — The Sibley-Ocheyedan School Board addressed two hot-button issues at Monday night’s meeting. Opening the meeting was a public hearing to raise the instructional support levy from 7 percent to 10 percent. The board also discussed moving forward to bring life back...
July 21, 2014 - 9:58pm