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Minnesotans sign up to vote in record numbers
Pro-referendum group makes presentation at council meeting
ND archaeologist: No burial sites destroyed by Dakota Access
Man pleads guilty to drug charge
Ex-police chief found guilty seven years later of kiling pregnant girlfriend
Girls soccer: Trojans fall to Willmar in the rain
College football: Slow start comes back to bite Bluejays
Prep volleyball: Worthington goes 2-5 at St. James Tournament
Prep football: E-E's precision on display in Fulda
Cross country: Fairmont wins Class 2A title at Milaca
Column: In praise of good government geeks
Letter: We don't miss the bad bugs, but ...
Column: E15 an affordable, clean-burning option at the pump
Letter: WHS marching band something to take pride in
Letter: Be sure to attend NCHS book release event
Rory C. Burke
Kenneth R. Busch
Willa B. Muir
Douglas Ralph Geertsema
Truesdell is new pastor at American Reformed Church
Bosmas add barn quilt to their northwest Iowa property
Column: Shaking Up the Sanctuary
Looking Back: 1991 -- Perkins family receives conservation honor
Column: Robert Kennedy’s visit to city brought unprecedented excitement
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Bakker 50th anniversary
De Berg 80th birthday
Gerber 95th birthday
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Newest poll shows 'Minnesota is in play' with Clinton up by 7 percentage points
ST. PAUL -- A new Minnesota presidential poll continues to show a closer contest than is common in the state, with Hillary Clinton up by 7 points. However, if Minnesota voters are like Americans in general, half were waiting for debates to begin to make up their minds. A just-released...
1 hour 31 min ago
August 10, 2016
Retired Air Force officer seeks to unseat U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson in Minnesota
EAST GRAND FORKS -- A retired Air Force officer from Karlstad, Minn., will challenge longtime Democratic Congressman Collin Peterson in November. Dave Hughes, the Republican-endorsed candidate for the Minnesota Seventh Congressional District race, defeated Amanda Lynn Hinson in Tuesday’s...
August 10, 2016 - 9:58pm
August 8, 2016
Primary contests spotted through Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Turnout in Tuesday's Minnesota primary election likely will be spotty, as there are relatively few contests this year. The only statewide race will pare three Supreme Court candidates down to two, although six U.S. House primary races are on the ballot along with contests...
August 8, 2016 - 8:59pm
July 29, 2016
With few races, Minnesota primary turnout likely small
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans may be the best at turning out for general elections, but they have voted in shrinking numbers in primary elections. And there is not much on the Aug. 9 primary ballot to drive those numbers higher. That is too bad, Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon...
July 29, 2016 - 9:20pm
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