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Council to host budget hearing Monday
St. Mary’s proclaims itself as official sanctuary for undocumented immigrants
Budget cutting leads to 2.98 percent levy increase in Nobles County
College basketball: Chol keeps his cool
Girls basketball: Adrian starts fast, beats MLA
Boys basketball: Kunerth shot sends Fulda to victory
Gymnastics: Schneekloth, Schuett lead JCC
Prep hockey: Trojans win one!
Column: What does ABA mean for schools?
Column: Kellyanne Conway plunges into the Mommy Wars
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
Arline E. Tordsen
William "Bill" Cuperus
Joy P. Sharp
Joshua Joe Staples
Column: A Christmas past: Ice, lights, costumes, forest of yule trees
Teacher and traveler: Makela has found home in Worthington after instructing students in far-flung locales
First Lutheran Church welcomes pastor Jeanette McCormick
First Lutheran Church welcomes pastor Jeanette McCormick
Disheveled Theologian: The Santa Boat
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Vortherms 90th birthday
Carter 65th anniversary
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September 8, 2014
DNR helps find best fall colors
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s wet early summer should produce a colorful fall leaf display, but experts warn that it could come and go quicker than...
September 8, 2014 - 9:03pm
September 1, 2014
Nordseth gets promotion with DNR
WORTHINGTON — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has promoted Conservation Officer Gary Nordseth of Worthington to first lieutenant and District 15 enforcement supervisor, effective Sept. 10. District 15 encompasses Big Stone, Chippewa, Swift, Lac Qui Parle, Lincoln,...
September 1, 2014 - 7:58pm
August 28, 2014
Group rallies at Enbridge offices against Sandpiper pipeline
BEMIDJI — An environmental group opposed to the proposed Sandpiper oil pipeline hosted a rally Thursday at the Bemidji offices of the energy...
August 28, 2014 - 8:59pm
August 27, 2014
DNR urges study of alternative routes for Sandpiper pipeline
BEMIDJI — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has taken a stricter stance on the proposed Sandpiper oil pipeline, citing environmental concerns. Calgary-based Enbridge Energy plans to build a $2.6 billion, 616-mile pipeline to transport crude oil from the Bakken oil...
August 27, 2014 - 8:04pm
August 20, 2014
The great divide
WORTHINGTON — Three years and one month ago this week, nearly 30 people gathered on the shores of Lake Ocheda’s east basin to discuss potential...
August 20, 2014 - 8:32pm
July 24, 2014
Minnesota wolf hunt grows
DULUTH — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced Thursday the state’s 2014 wolf hunting and trapping season, adding 500 additional licenses over last year’s total and increasing the number of wolves that can be killed by nearly 14 percent. The DNR said it...
July 24, 2014 - 8:46pm
July 10, 2014
Blue Mounds State Park to re-open Monday
LUVERNE — Blue Mounds State Park will re-open Monday following flood damage that forced the park to close on June 18, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said. “Our staff has done an exceptional job of making repairs and stabilizing the park,” said Kathy Dummer,...
July 10, 2014 - 8:32pm
May 29, 2014
E. coli still present in Blue Mounds water
LUVERNE — A recent update on E. coli bacteria in Blue Mounds State Park has been released and the situation hasn’t improved, according to Scott Roemhildt. Roemhildt is the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) officer for the southern region of Minnesota. His current primary...
May 29, 2014 - 7:58pm
May 11, 2014
State of the lakes
WORTHINGTON — As the 2014 Minnesota fishing opener got under way this past weekend, those casting a line in the water had fewer rough fish...
May 11, 2014 - 9:46pm
May 8, 2014
DNR, city talk riparian rights
WORTHINGTON — Owning a home on Worthington’s Lake Okabena has long come with riparian rights to use lake water to run through sprinkler systems and keep lawns looking lush and green. However, with Lake Okabena’s water levels on a downward trend since 2011, city officials have...
May 8, 2014 - 7:45pm
May 7, 2014
DNR, OOWD strategize over Lake Ocheda
WORTHINGTON — With the lack of a significant fish kill on Lake Ocheda this past winter, the Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District (OOWD) board met with several Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officials and a Ducks Unlimited biologist Tuesday afternoon to discuss options to...
May 7, 2014 - 9:28pm
April 16, 2014
Public lands generate payments in lieu of taxes
WORTHINGTON — When Nobles County Pheasants Forever President Scott Rall talked about the chapter’s latest land acquisition in Bigelow Township Tuesday morning with members of the E.O. Olson Trust board, he said the 147-acre parcel will generate up to $5,200 in annual payments...
April 16, 2014 - 10:15am
April 15, 2014
E.O. Olson Trust designates funds for water quality projects
WORTHINGTON — Directors of the E.O. Olson Trust unanimously approved a $25,000 contribution to Nobles County Pheasants Forever during a meeting Tuesday morning in Worthington. The funds will go toward the P.F. Chapter’s latest land acquisition in Bigelow Township, in which...
April 15, 2014 - 8:46pm
April 14, 2014
Ex-DNR officer gets probation in license-data snooping case
ST. PAUL — A former Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officer will spend two years on probation for inappropriately accessing driver’s license data on and off the job. John A. Hunt, 49, of Woodbury, pleaded guilty in February to misconduct by a public officer, unauthorized...
April 14, 2014 - 9:50pm
April 1, 2014
Compass Prairie SNA considered for public hunting
WORTHINGTON — A 19-acre native prairie southwest of Worthington was the subject of a public meeting Tuesday evening as the Minnesota Department...
April 1, 2014 - 9:23pm