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Missing pregnant woman found dead in Chippewa National Forest
Five ways Minnesota is tackling the opioid crisis
'Building the ice palace': Artist Hans Gilsdorf reflects on challenges of construction
ASTRO BOB: The Winter Triangle meets the preposterous monoceros
Two sides of the opioid crisis in Minnesota: New opioid addiction treatments are saving lives, but not everyone has access
Russian curler suspected of doping
College men's hockey: Bulldogs finish sweep of Miami
Boys basketball: Trojans win with solid second half
Twins trade for starting pitcher Jake Odorizzi
Iowa state wrestling: DeJong second at 195 pounds
Commentary: Why are natural disasters called an act of God?
Commentary: Liars required for 'fake news' to proliferate
Letter: Story on Brewster boulder triggers memories
Letter: Exchange student experiences first Thanksgiving, Christmas in Worthington
Column: Worthington schools committed to 'Child Find'
John B. Taylor
Mary "Betty" Anderson
Bonnie Kay Liebl
Rubber plants follow natural tree-like tendency
Disheveled Theologian: Of mince and (paper) men
Still visit those who no longer recognize you
Heritage houseplants: Readers share stories of long-living plants
Kind kids help hurting teacher
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Huisman 60th anniversary
Boltjes 50th anniversary
Heeringa 70th anniversary
Koehne 60th anniversary
Birth: Elizabeth Ruth Standafer
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
June 10, 2015
Editorial: Let's make it a sweet 16 for Regatta
Worthington’s annual Windsurfing Regatta and Music Festival is poised to take place for the 16th time this weekend. We’re hopeful for a celebration to remember. This year’s festivities will begin Friday afternoon and continue through Sunday afternoon. As is the case each year,...
June 10, 2015 - 4:25pm
May 27, 2015
As others see it: Dayton right on pre-K
It appears the boys and girls in the Minnesota Legislature were unable to play nice during the regular session, and now will have to learn to do better when they return to the playground this summer for a special session. It’s not an unprecedented situation for the Legislature,...
May 27, 2015 - 4:55pm
May 21, 2015
As others see it: Disconnect for a day
They’re addicting. They take up too much of our time. And, for most of us, they’re our lifeline to everything. Smartphones have taken control of our society. Everywhere people with smartphones are constantly checking for updates on social media, email and messages. Smartphones...
May 21, 2015 - 5:33pm
May 20, 2015
Editorial: A Capitol debacle
There was definitely some good that came out the just-completed legislative session at the Minnesota Capitol, but more attention seems to be being paid to how the session ended and the significant amount of work left undone. Lawmakers may toot their own horns — and those of their...
May 20, 2015 - 4:44pm
May 4, 2015
Column: A deal for the Armory
It’s “not a done deal yet.” Those were the words of Nobles County Administrator last week upon being asked about the county’s possible purchase of the Armory Business Center in downtown Worthington. “We’re working on it — I can’t deny that,” he added. The “working...
May 4, 2015 - 3:14pm
April 28, 2015
Editorial: MCA testing gets an 'F'
Imagine being an elementary-grade student who has been prepped virtually all year long for the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments, which rate abilities in reading and math. You’re taking the MCAs online — as nearly every student became required to do this year — and, all of...
April 28, 2015 - 6:59pm
April 23, 2015
Editorial: Is the 4th the 4th if its the 3rd?
There has sure been a lot of conversation around the community — and, of course, on social media — about a plan put forward by RadioWorks’ Chad Cummings and Ken Moser to move the city’s annual Fourth of July fireworks to July 3. First things first: We honestly believe Cummings...
April 23, 2015 - 4:57pm
April 20, 2015
Editorial: More bucks for broadband
It’s supposed to be the Greater Minnesota session, right? At least that’s what House Republicans strongly implied when they gathered in St. Paul earlier this year. Well, it looks like rural folks are getting short shrift once again — this time in broadband assistance. Earlier...
April 20, 2015 - 2:56pm
April 14, 2015
Editorial: Housing a priority
A Flaherty Hood report prepared last month for the Greater Minnesota Partnership demonstrates the need for more workforce housing across the state. The partnership’s workforce housing proposal “gives tax credits and grants to workforce housing projects located in cities with...
April 14, 2015 - 8:03pm
April 7, 2015
Editorial: 'More than organic chemistry and diagrams'
In a story in the April 2 Daily Globe that previewed the upcoming Worthington Bio Conference, Worthington Regional Economic Development Corp. Executive Director Abraham Algadi discussed the broader appeal — and importance — of the 11th annual event. “This conference is a reflection...
April 7, 2015 - 4:52pm
April 6, 2015
Editorial: Return LGA to 2002 levels
Shortly after Tim Pawlenty was elected Minnesota’s governor in 2002, hard budgetary times resulted in deep cuts to the state’s Local Government Aid (LGA) program. It has been more than a decade since those cuts were made — and Gov. Mark Dayton is now into his second four-year...
April 6, 2015 - 4:45pm
March 26, 2015
As others see it: Railroad tax plan logical
There is elegant logic in Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton’s proposal to tax railroads to pay for railroad safety upgrades. After all, it is the ever-increasing number of oil trains passing through the state from North Dakota’s Bakken oilfields that is raising the risk factor in track-side...
March 26, 2015 - 4:17pm
March 17, 2015
Editorial: Don't forget about broadband
It was announced in February that the Rock County Broadband Alliance Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) would be receiving $5 million in grant funds to expand Internet fiber and broadband services to unserved and underserved areas within Rock County....
March 17, 2015 - 8:29pm
March 11, 2015
As others see it: Make immigration reform a high priority
Max Villatoro was a young man when he arrived in the United States in 1995. Two decades later he is a pastor in Iowa City, married and the father of four children. They range in age from 7 to 15 and are all U.S. citizens. He has been described by fellow clergy as a “person of great...
March 11, 2015 - 4:40pm
February 19, 2015
As others see it: Focus on fixing MNsure
The rollout was rough. Minnesotans got an earful of that. But we never heard how rough. Until now. This week the Office of the Legislative Auditor released a thorough — and thoroughly thrashing — review of MNsure, Minnesota’s state-run health-insurance exchange, our piece...
February 19, 2015 - 4:50pm