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South Dakota mystery solved: teen girls died in 1971 car crash
Public lands generate payments in lieu of taxes
E.O. Olson Trust designates funds for water quality projects
Workstations shrink with new technology
Freed Minnesota man tells students at alma mater that knowledge is power
Prep softball: Arrows hit the mark
Prep baseball: Luverne tops Worthington, Adrian moves to 5-1
Prep golf: Luverne wins dual with Worthington
Boys tennis: Luverne tames Trojans
College softball: Rochester takes two from Lady Jays
Editorial: Worthington is not alone with mall woes
Column: Thought police on patrol
Column: Erasing the race card
Letter: Walz gets this writer's vote
Column: Kissing votes from women goodbye
Irene H. Tusa
Perri M. Heideman
Annabel Rae Mielke
Religion briefs: April 17
Church participates in Angel Gown Program
Column: An epiphany in St. Paul's Cathedral
Column: The purple martins are back
Looking Back: 1989 - Luverne wins veterans home approval
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Odenbrett 80th birthday
Calsbeek 90th birthday
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Nobles County Board Summary of Minutes
Data: April 14, 2014
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Public Hearing on Amending an Ordinance
February 24, 2014
Analysis: Election-year politics won’t be far from MN legislators
ST. PAUL — Politics and legislating always are intertwined, but they could be even more so in the Minnesota Legislature this year. Minnesota’s 201 state lawmakers return to St. Paul today for a shorter-than-normal 2014 legislative session (they must be done by May 19), with a...
February 24, 2014 - 9:18pm
November 7, 2012
Happy days are here again for Minnesota Democrats
ST. PAUL -- It was easy to tell Democrats from Republicans in the Minnesota Capitol Wednesday, the day after the party snatched back control of the House and Senate. The Democrats were the ones wearing huge smiles. The Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party won all the big prizes in Tuesday's...
November 7, 2012 - 7:43pm
Nobles County sees a high voter turnout
WORTHINGTON -- It was a busy night Tuesday at polling places across Minnesota, and the southwest corner of the state was no exception. Nobles County Auditor/Treasurer Sharon Balster said Wednesday afternoon that an even 8,600 people voted in the county. A total of 9,160 individuals...
November 7, 2012 - 7:40pm
VIDEO: A day in the life: Senate 22 candidate Alan Oberloh
What does a state Senate candidate do on election day? Watch as Alan Oberloh talks about what he did on Nov. 6, 2012.
November 7, 2012 - 4:25pm
Minnesota defeats marriage amendment
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans became the first state to reject a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage. Since a state law remains on the books, the vote does not automatically allow same-sex weddings. However, with a newly elected Democratic-Farmer-Laborite Legislature and governor,...
November 7, 2012 - 2:41am
Voters decide against voter ID
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota voters do not want to prove who they are. Forty-six percent of voters Tuesday wanted to amend the state Constitution to require a photo ID before voting, but 50 percent was needed. The Minnesota vote went against a trend in other states to approve voter ID. Election...
November 7, 2012 - 2:40am
Candidates run unopposed, discuss population concerns
WORTHINGTON -- Three candidates ran unopposed Tuesday for Worthington City Council positions. Scott Nelson, who earned 1,930 votes, is an incumbent, and Diane Graber (3,222 votes) and Rod Sankey (1,244) are new to serve. Also running unopposed were the four District 518 school board...
November 7, 2012 - 2:39am
Nobles County votes in three new commissioners
WORTHINGTON -- Two of the three incumbents who faced reelection in the Nobles County Board of Commissioners race will keep their seats, with board chairman David Benson ousted by a mere 32 votes by his opponent, Matt Widboom, in District 3. Returning to the board are District 1 Commissioner...
November 7, 2012 - 2:38am
Weber, Hamilton, Schomacker win in District 22
WORTHINGTON -- Worthington Mayor Alan Oberloh carried his own county, 4,322 votes to 4,071 for Bill Weber in Nobles County, but it wasn't enough...
November 7, 2012 - 1:24am
November 6, 2012
Obama wins re-election
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama rolled to re-election Tuesday night, vanquishing former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and prevailing...
November 6, 2012 - 10:46pm
Worthington Middle School students go for Obama
WORTHINGTON -- At Worthington Middle School (WMS) on Tuesday, a trip to the "election booth" followed lunch for 557 of the school's 773 students -- making for an impressive 72 percent voter turnout. "A very high percentage of our students participated," confirmed Lonnie Myrom, an...
November 6, 2012 - 9:58pm
November 5, 2012
WWII vet on the ballot again
MAGNOLIA -- Fabian Deutsch has served as mayor of Magnolia in eastern Rock County for 18 of the 22 years he's lived there. While it may not...
November 5, 2012 - 8:50pm
November 4, 2012
New races in Jackson due to redistricting
JACKSON -- Voters in the eastern portion of Jackson County will be casting ballots in a pair of new races this year, thanks to redistricting. Instead of resting solely within the boundaries of Minnesota State Senate District 22, eastern county residents will now have the opportunity...
November 4, 2012 - 7:30pm
October 30, 2012
Clinton makes a stop in Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS -- The favorite old standby delivered a 38-minute speech. The young up-and-comer's speech was shorter than three minutes. The veteran speaker threw red political meat to his supporters. The rookie national politician thanked people for donating canned meat. Democratic...
October 30, 2012 - 9:16pm
October 29, 2012
Quist hosts roundtable discussion
WORTHINGTON -- U.S. Congress candidate Allen Quist pledged he would work aggressively to slash the mounting national deficit, repeal the Affordable Health Care Act and curb regulations harmful to businesses during a roundtable discussion Monday afternoon at Worthington's Travelodge...
October 29, 2012 - 10:32pm