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Cedar Rapids flooding at most critical and dangerous phase, officials warn
'Your voices are important,' 15-year-old speaker says to open tribal conference
WHS Marching Trojans claim Tri-State Band Festival Parade Sweepstakes, People’s Choice
1 dead, 1 hospitalized after shooting on St. Paul's East Side
Sanford Worthington recognized for flu protection efforts
Girls soccer: Trojans fall to Willmar in the rain
College football: Slow start comes back to bite Bluejays
Prep volleyball: Worthington goes 2-5 at St. James Tournament
Prep football: E-E's precision on display in Fulda
Cross country: Fairmont wins Class 2A title at Milaca
Column: In praise of good government geeks
Letter: We don't miss the bad bugs, but ...
Column: E15 an affordable, clean-burning option at the pump
Letter: WHS marching band something to take pride in
Letter: Be sure to attend NCHS book release event
Patricia Marie Adelmann (Janssen)
Douglas R. Geertsema
Norma J. Janssen
Bosmas add barn quilt to their northwest Iowa property
Column: Shaking Up the Sanctuary
Looking Back: 1991 -- Perkins family receives conservation honor
Column: Robert Kennedy’s visit to city brought unprecedented excitement
School of Prayer event is Oct. 7-8
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Bakker 50th anniversary
De Berg 80th birthday
Gerber 95th birthday
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Data: Sept. 23, 2016
September 21, 2016
Wolter: On Stoesz, AP, and other random thoughts
Bits and pieces from the cluttered mind of the sports editor: Stoesz getting it done for MLABig high school football game on Friday: 2-1 Hills-Beaver Creek at 3-0 Mountain Lake Area. It’s coming one week after MLA senior quarterback Levi Stoesz had a remarkable performance in the...
September 21, 2016 - 9:53pm
August 1, 2016
Doug Wolter: Football battles to stay ahead of injuries
On Saturday while relaxing in a lawn chair at a family reunion, my wife’s cousin Gary and I discussed football. Gary wondered out loud why, when we were younger, NFL players seemed to suffer so few injuries compared to today. We opined that perhaps the change is largely due to the...
August 1, 2016 - 8:33pm
July 22, 2016
Column: Doubling down on principle at the Republican convention
WORTHINGTON -- The spluttering vitriol rising from the floor of the Republican National Convention Wednesday night was instructive on a variety of levels, and immensely satisfying, too. Ted Cruz, who finished second in the race for the GOP nomination, delivered a nuanced speech heavy...
July 22, 2016 - 9:02pm
July 8, 2016
Letter: Wilmont baseball created many memories for family
Thank you to Doug Wolter for his article on Wilmont amateur baseball having disbanded this year. For the article, Doug interviewed my son, Sam Baumgartner, who played with Wilmont for 24 years. Both he and Brett followed in their dad, Bob’s, footsteps. Bob was on the team over 30...
July 8, 2016 - 8:55am
June 27, 2016
Doug Wolter: Amateur baseball without Wilmont isn't the same
This time of year, under normal circumstances, the little town of Wilmont, situated on County Road 16 in the northern part of Nobles County, enjoys its seasonal moment in the sun. But there is no season in the sun this year for the Wilmont Cardinals baseball team, which has disbanded...
June 27, 2016 - 8:20pm
Doug Wolter: Together, these Generals are hard to beat
Sibley-Ocheyedan High School boys track and field coach Peter Carlson has four boy sprinters who are capable of leading the Generals to state...
April 27, 2016 - 8:37pm
April 20, 2016
Doug Wolter: Drent era going strong at Morningside
Brian Drent was a hugely successful athlete at Worthington High School who became a hugely successful high school coach who is now a hugely successful coach at Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa. He was one of those high school kids who turned every sport he touched into gold....
April 20, 2016 - 8:52pm
April 6, 2016
Doug Wolter: Trust me, the game has changed
I am suitably excited about the return of major league baseball, and as a lifelong fan I know the lure. Baseball is as regular as the coming of spring and — its disciples remind us — just as unchangeable. That’s not exactly true, of course. Baseball has undergone many important...
April 6, 2016 - 8:22pm
March 22, 2016
Doug Wolter: All-Area alums making strides at next level
The Daily Globe sports department is poring over statistics, consulting coaches and scratching its collective head to determine the makeup of...
March 22, 2016 - 11:00pm
March 6, 2016
Doug Wolter: Marshall-Waseca game was amazing times four
It’s true what they say, that on any given night something incredible is happening somewhere in the high school sporting world. On Thursday, it happened at St. Peter’s Gustavus Adolphus College in the Section 2AAA boys basketball championship between the Waseca Bluejays and the...
March 6, 2016 - 9:18pm
February 10, 2016
Doug Wolter: How to survive without the NFL
For the next six months, we’ve got to learn to adjust to life without NFL football. It’s going to be tough, but I’ve already begun. Last Sunday afternoon, a few hours prior to the final NFL broadcast of the 2015 season — Super Bowl 50 — I practiced for my new early Sunday...
February 10, 2016 - 8:36pm
February 2, 2016
Doug Wolter: Nelson, Fury prove that jump shots matter
Minnesota West freshman Breanna Nelson is leading the Minnesota College Athletic Conference in 3-point shooting, but there was a time in high...
February 2, 2016 - 6:47pm
January 25, 2016
Doug Wolter: An abnormal year for Jackson County Central wrestling
Every high school athletic program contends with the occasional valley as well as the peak, but what’s happening in Jackson County Central wrestling this winter is literally surreal. The Huskies are used to dominating the southwest Minnesota mat scene, and they’ve won more than...
January 25, 2016 - 9:16pm
December 28, 2015
Doug Wolter: Vikings all in against the Packers
If it were any other team but the Green Bay Packers, the Minnesota Vikings might be better off losing their season finale. But don’t even think...
December 28, 2015 - 7:58pm
December 25, 2015
Doug Wolter: JCC/Worthington friendly gym rivalry is going strong
The Jackson County Central and Worthington High School gymnastics teams don’t meet for the first time this season until Jan. 16 in JCC’s own eight-team Sweetheart Invitational. As usual, that will be a big test for both southwest Minnesota tumbling programs. Just as surely as...
December 25, 2015 - 9:07pm