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Box cars carry Hoeks, livestock and belongings to rural Comfrey
Chapman farm begins with a swap in Heron Lake saloon
AgweekTV: Drought Troubles
First-generation college-bound student wins Philando Castile scholarship
Warrant mix-up may yield settlement
ATV groups seek more in Beltrami forest plan
Legion baseball: Post 5 falls twice at Alexandria tournament
Polanco homers, Twins blank Indians
Lynx bounce back from 1st loss, drub Mystics
Taylor thinks Butler can get Timberwolves to the checkered flag
Faith Conversations: Wife moving forward after sudden death ministry partner
Column: 4-H speaking inspires, prompts memories of grandfather
Why do squirrels strip tree bark?
What's causing all the tree troubles?
Bursack: Nursing home staff may not always foresee an approaching death
Marie H. Muck
Bernice Elsena Koster
Column: Slip away to a luxury weekend at your Hotel Thompson
Disheveled Theologian: Treasure hunting
Looking Back: 1967 -- 1923 WHS graduate speaks at 100th Carleton commencement
Column: What became of those magic pills that cut fuel costs in half?
WHS 70th reunion
out and about
Munns 70th anniversary
Hoefker 60th anniversary
Abrahamson 50th anniversary
Luitjens 25th anniversary
Regular School Board Meeting Minutes May 2017
Nobles County Public Works Facility reroof proposals
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June 22, 2017
Parts of the Dakotas and Montana are now in extreme drought, the only such spots in the US
BISMARCK, N.D. — Parts of North Dakota, Montana and South Dakota now are considered in extreme drought. Extreme drought is the second-worst...
June 22, 2017 - 1:26pm
June 8, 2017
Drought conditions lead to herd trimming across region
RICHARDTON, N.D. — As drought spreads across the upper Great Plains, some cattle producers in North Dakota, South Dakota and Montana are...
June 8, 2017 - 2:18pm
February 27, 2017
SD ranchers stretch feed to finish out winter
FAULKTON, S.D. — Ranchers in parts of the Northern Plains face challenges caused by a combination of a drought last summer and a hard-hitting...
February 27, 2017 - 11:15am
March 16, 2015
Farmers lead the way
LAMBERTON — Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably noticed the unseasonably warm temperatures and beautiful weather in the past few days. The ever-changing climate was the focus of a conference hosted Monday in Lamberton by the University of Minnesota Extension...
March 16, 2015 - 8:35pm
December 30, 2014
Where’s all the water?
Water — or the lack thereof in local wells — was a subject of deep concern for Worthington residents throughout most of 2014. For a good chunk of the year, a non-essential water ban was in effect, due to prolonged drought conditions. Spotty spring snows and rains did little...
December 30, 2014 - 9:43pm
July 23, 2014
Watering ban ends
July 23, 2014 - 8:06pm
May 9, 2014
Blooms or bust
WORTHINGTON — Local garden centers are bursting with brightly-hued flowers and plants to entice both the avid and casual gardener. But the...
May 9, 2014 - 9:14pm
May 8, 2014
What can you do to help?
WORTHINGTON — Every little bit helps when it comes to conserving water, according to Worthington Public Utilities General Manager Scott Hain....
May 8, 2014 - 7:41pm
February 18, 2014
Water and Light hears freezing pipes update
WORTHINGTON — Scott Hain told the Water and Light Commission Monday that it’s been a crazy winter. Manager of the Worthington Public Utilities, Hain said the prolonged cold has caused issues with water pipes freezing. “This is certainly something that’s been an issue across...
February 18, 2014 - 10:05pm
June 14, 2013
Closer, but still not enough
WORTHINGTON -- While water levels still haven't risen to the height needed to remove the non-essential watering ban in the city of Worthington,...
June 14, 2013 - 9:24pm
May 23, 2013
Looks can be deceiving
WORTHINGTON -- Recent rains and the prospect for more showers through the Memorial Day weekend have people wondering locally why the watering...
May 23, 2013 - 11:21pm
May 6, 2013
In drought, rain barrels hold their own
WORTHINGTON -- Brimming with colorful annuals and all sorts of options for perennial gardens, greenhouses are often the go-to destination in...
May 6, 2013 - 10:44pm
May 2, 2013
Waiting on the weather
WORTHINGTON -- In a typical year, the region's crop producers would have had their small grains planted by early April, their corn in the ground...
May 2, 2013 - 11:33pm
April 29, 2013
WORTHINGTON -- Looks can be deceiving, especially when recent rains and melting snow have brought flowing water to streams that have been dry,...
April 29, 2013 - 11:27pm
March 10, 2013
A rainmaker of a headline?
A steady rain falls on a puddle decorated with the morning newspaper Saturday as up to an inch was reported around the area. The rain, combined...
March 10, 2013 - 10:20pm