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Hawk Creek Lutheran Church members salvage a few pieces from fire-damaged building
Mark Dayton at DNC recalls Senate seat mate Hillary Clinton
Essentia rates 4 stars, Sanford 3 stars in new hospital quality comparison
Baustian siblings take part in 4-H Swine Show at Rock County Fair
Planning Commission approves after-the-fact permit
Ride with mom leads to lessons on bees, porcupine grass
Adrian looks to be Cinderella of state Legion tourney ball
Column: Cubs defense was stellar
YMCA Fun Run a good time for all ages
Amateur baseball: Worthington wins, takes 1-0 series lead over Heron Lake
Column: Night and day
Letter: Many thanks are offered following fire at business
Letter: Hagedorn all about negativity, fear
Letter: TV coverage of GOP convention left much to be desired
Letter: Journey pastor grateful for community support
Eleanor Louise Engebretson
Calen Daniel "Rudy" Ross
Religion briefs: July 28
Column: Face time
Looking Back: 2006 -- City, YMCA approved deal for new Y facility
THE SCHIZ: Barber keeps on clipping at downtown Worthington shop
Column: A memorable — and cold — arrival in Worthington in 1872
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Davis 85th birthday
Data: July 29, 2016
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June 16, 2016
Video: Former WHS teacher Peterson retires from election duties
Former Worthington High School teacher Leo Peterson is featured in this video from WDAY in Fargo. Peterson is retiring for a second time -- this...
June 16, 2016 - 8:05am
June 10, 2016
Trump vows to work for ethnic harmony
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump offered a message of ethnic harmony Friday at a Christian evangelical conference as he sought to calm concern about his criticism of a Mexican-American judge. In a departure from his usual freewheeling style,...
June 10, 2016 - 11:54pm
April 17, 2016
Primary vs. caucus: State legislature, governor seem ready to make change
ST. PAUL — After more than 321,000 Minnesotans stuffed themselves into schools, churches, fire halls, snowmobile groups and Lions Clubs across the state to take part in presidential picking last month, Capitol and party leaders, as well as many voters, decided it is time for a change....
April 17, 2016 - 8:58pm
April 5, 2016
Working across party lines: Rep. Walz ranks fourth on bipartisan index
WORTHINGTON — In the midst of his fifth term in the U.S. House of Representatives, Tim Walz has continued to tout his willingness to work with...
April 5, 2016 - 9:45pm
January 31, 2016
State of Iowa: Trump, Cruz tamp down expectations for uncertain vote
DES MOINES, Iowa — Republicans Donald Trump and Ted Cruz battled Sunday to persuade their supporters to turn out and tried to lower expectations on how well they will do in the first U.S. presidential nominating contest today in Iowa. Iowa will set the tone in the race for the Nov....
January 31, 2016 - 8:57pm
January 1, 2016
Presidential election to dominate Minnesota's political year
ST. PAUL — Happy New Election Year! This year will start with a presidential campaign storm next door before the first-in-the-nation Iowa precinct caucuses on Feb. 1 and spill over into Minnesota leading up the state’s March 1 caucuses. Although Minnesota shares Super Tuesday...
January 1, 2016 - 9:49pm
November 29, 2015
Tax cut consensus is building at state Capitol — what kind, how much, who gets one and how big all still issues
ST. PAUL — With a large chunk of extra cash sitting in the state treasury, Minnesota legislative leaders say they want to cut taxes in 2016, an appealing option to politicians in an election year. On Thursday, state finance officials will make an early prediction about how much...
November 29, 2015 - 7:47pm
November 2, 2015
Preparing for election day
WORTHINGTON — Though it’s not a major election year, important items that will affect local school districts will appear on ballots Tuesday. Many schools in southwest Minnesota are renewing their general operating referendums. These funds help pay for school programing, teacher’s...
November 2, 2015 - 8:37am
August 25, 2015
Dalrymple won’t seek re-election
BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Jack Dalrymple sent shockwaves through North Dakota’s political landscape Monday with his announcement that he won’t...
August 25, 2015 - 10:32am
July 21, 2015
Possible impact of new EPA rules discussed at supervisors meeting
SIBLEY, Iowa — The Osceola County Board of Supervisors met Tuesday morning to canvass the results of the Ocheyedan special election and meet with Iowa Drainage Association Executive Director John Torbert for his annual visit of members. Torbert opened by discussing what the...
July 21, 2015 - 8:15pm
July 20, 2015
Back to school = back to the polls
SIBLEY, Iowa -- As July is now more than half gone and August is peeking over the horizon, many parents may be counting down the days until school...
July 20, 2015 - 8:25pm
July 15, 2015
Hertz wins in special election
OCHEYEDAN, Iowa — The city of Ocheyedan had a special election Tuesday to determine who would fill the remainder of councilman Gene Turner’s term. In a landslide victory of 103 votes to 35, Kevin Hertz was voted into the empty council seat over election petitioner Clyde Hoekstra....
July 15, 2015 - 9:52pm
March 18, 2015
Scholtes elected to National PAS post
WORTHINGTON — Peter Scholtes, a sophomore at Minnesota West Community and Technical College’s Worthington campus, was elected a National...
March 18, 2015 - 8:38pm
November 27, 2014
Letter: Candidate gives thanks for support in mayor's race
By Chris Dybevick, Worthington I would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to everyone that helped me and supported me throughout the recent mayoral election. My wife Diane, my family and our friends have been so wonderful with their kind words, support, signage, etc. I...
November 27, 2014 - 7:40pm
November 9, 2014
Education issues drew millions in spending
MINNEAPOLIS — Local schools played a larger role in last week’s election than simply serving as polling places. Educators, their lobbyists, parent groups and organizations working to reform the public school system spent millions of dollars to elect sympathetic lawmakers and...
November 9, 2014 - 8:42pm