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From the heart: Benefit is Sunday for family expecting baby with HLHS
Your tax dollars at work: A glimpse at what city, county and school officials are paid
Expert learning: Research updates for ag professionals
Waste or recycle: How will you use your phone book?
MW wrestling: Preuss 0-2 at Ridgewater Open
Prep roundup: Pipestone Area wins Big South Conference wrestling tournament; Three Trojans seniors place first
WHS hockey: Waseca sweeps hockey doubleheader in Worthington
MW basketball: Bluejays win, Lady Jays fall against MState-Fergus Falls
Boys basketball: Trojans turn up the heat in second half
Column: What happened to the honeymoon?
Column: Tillerson's foreign policy -- Russia first
Column: WCS giving boost to Feed My Starving Children
Column: Jan. 23-27 is Paraprofessionals Recognition Week
Column: The double standard in how journalists cover the news
Roger A. Voss
Eldon H. Pomerenke
Francis "Fritz" Fett
Herb chicken and mushrooms easy, elegant dinner favorite
A fast-food salad you’ll want to make at home
Column: Nose for news and all other noses once were pressed into these
Paulzines embrace adoption, finalize fourth in November
Disheveled Theologian: A 'd-icey' adventure
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Five generations: Ebeling family
Wachter 95th birthday
Data: Jan. 16, 2017
Public Notice of operating budge for 2017 fiscal year
Data: Jan. 14, 2017
Data: Jan. 13, 2017
Notice and order for hearing on petition for descent of property of Judy L. Anderson
Letter: Immigration enforcement would help ease unemployment
President Obama keeps saying that he wants to do something for the 15 million Americans who are out of work. But two obvious solutions he totally ignores are enforcing our immigration laws and cutting immigration. Currently, about eight million illegal aliens hold jobs in the U.S.,...
March 16, 2010 - 12:00am
March 3, 2010
As others see it: Stimulus hypocrisy
Americans tend to forgive politicians for most transgressions, but hypocrisy is a deal-breaker. ... Facts shine a light on hypocrites. More than 100 Republican governors, representatives and senators have been having a grand ol' time ripping the stimulus bill, while simultaneously...
March 3, 2010 - 12:00am
March 1, 2010
Unemployed pipefitters: It's not easy being green
DULUTH - Plumber and pipefitter Brian O'Leary says he's lucky if he gets a few days of work each fortnight. Unemployment has been the status quo for the 50-year-old worker and more than one-third of his 480 colleagues in Duluth's Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 11. "It will be a...
March 1, 2010 - 11:00am
January 21, 2010
City staff report concludes that Worthington is a growing community
WORTHINGTON -- The existence of local housing, commercial and industrial projects are closely related to population increases in the area, according to a report released earlier this month by Worthington city staff. "I think it shows that we're a growing community," explained Brad...
January 21, 2010 - 12:00am
December 18, 2009
As others see it: Legacy funding raises questions
Minnesotans haven't had much experience with voter-approved sales taxes, and the recent awards on the "Legacy" funding sales tax allocations may leave taxpayers a little more wary of approving these kinds of taxes in the future. Granted, voters mostly knew what they were in for....
December 18, 2009 - 12:00am
December 9, 2009
Column: Cost of business key to all 'colors' of jobs
MINNEAPOLIS -- Ask a politician about economic recovery, and "green jobs" are likely to surface. After all, who doesn't advocate jobs that promote environmental sustainability? Everyone does, and that's part of the challenge. Competition is intense. Witness the recent study recommending...
December 9, 2009 - 12:00am
November 18, 2009
Letter: Gold mining could stimulate struggling economy
Perhaps it is time to use some of the stimulus money to promote the mining of gold. At $1,040 an ounce, our unemployed could make a pretty good living with a pie pan. We may need some gold to back all the little green promissory notes we are putting into circulation. Standard &...
November 18, 2009 - 12:00am
November 13, 2009
Immigrants welcome in Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS -- Immigrants are important to Minnesota's economy, especially for rural areas, a new report indicates. "Immigration stimulates...
November 13, 2009 - 12:00am
September 28, 2009
As others see it: MnSCU's bad bonuses
We suspect that, across Minnesota, many workers have received notice that their usual holiday bonuses will fall victim to difficult economic times this year.
September 28, 2009 - 12:00am
September 14, 2009
As others see it: Political leaders in pointless duel
"Dueling Forums" was the slug on an Associated Press story this week. The story was about the state's top political leaders in both parties getting...
September 14, 2009 - 12:00am
August 12, 2009
Column: Minimum wage stuck in '50s
NEW YORK -- Are you better off than you were 40 years ago? Not if you're a minimum wage worker. It would take $9.92 today to match the buying power of the minimum wage at its peak in 1968, the year Martin Luther King died fighting for living wages for sanitation workers. In today's...
August 12, 2009 - 12:00am
August 11, 2009
Laid-off Minnesotans 'falling through cracks'
August 11, 2009 - 4:00pm
August 6, 2009
Letter: From health care to Wall Street, greed rules
I am very much in support of government-run health care. We have government-run schools, the FBI, police forces and fire departments in large cities all run by city or national governments. They're run very well in most cases. Health insurance worked well until money was no longer...
August 6, 2009 - 12:00am
July 17, 2009
Column: Minnesota Chamber - brightening a dark economy
MINNEAPOLIS -- Grow Minnesota! was launched six years ago on the premise that no one was thanking Minnesota businesses for investing in our state. Today, this Minnesota Chamber of Commerce program is helping to retain and create jobs across the state. This private-sector economic...
July 17, 2009 - 12:00am
May 18, 2009
As others see it: Good news on economy - finally
Did we hear that correctly? Did Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke actually say something positive this week about the economy? Something about it starting to grow again in 2009, after 18 months of a deep recession? Something about stronger home sales, increased consumer spending...
May 18, 2009 - 12:00am