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New bike lane pedals into focus
All in the family: Staff members' offspring walk Minnesota West's halls
King Turkey Day 5K event nears
New sewer work begins Tuesday
WHS coronation is 2 p.m. Tuesday
Prep football: Jays fly by Worthington
Prep football: Edgerton/Ellsworth gets it done against MLA
Prep volleyball: Windom Area hands Worthington second loss
Prep football: JCC reclaims Oaken Bucket
Prep football: Adrian runs over Canby
Column: What line to draw on beheadings?
Column: Teamwork prized at Prairie Elementary
Column: Give me a home where the scapegoats roam
As others see it: Don't force taxpayers to subsidize campaigns
Letter: WCC manager, others did great job with wedding
Karen C. Loosbrock
Vera Eunice Hvistendahl
Daniel Lee Sagmoe
Gerald Dale Flatebo
Jon Bredal (formerly John Pederson)
Framing history: Upcoming exhibit focuses on area photographers
Column: Brewster is still looking great after all these years
Religion briefs: Aug. 28
Looking Back: 1964 - English becomes part of mass at Worthington's St. Mary's
Column: Listen up, kids (especially if you're hungry)
Out and About
Kraft 80th birthday
Birth: Aug. 30, 2014
Dykstra 50th anniversary
Demuth 65th anniversary
Data: Aug. 30, 2014
Data: Aug. 28, 2014
Notice to the Public by FEMA
Data: Aug. 27, 2014
Data: Aug. 26, 2014
August 13, 2014
Candidates file in area city and school district races
WORTHINGTON — The filing deadline has passed for local races this November. Several candidates have made their intentions known in both city and school board races. Those interested in rescinding their candidacy have until 5 p.m. today to do so. Below is a list of candidates in...
August 13, 2014 - 7:59pm
July 31, 2014
Court allows childcare union vote
ST. PAUL — A federal court Thursday said a vote to organize a union for some Minnesota home day care providers can be scheduled. The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed of two lawsuits filed to block the drive. However, opponents of the union said the decision only slows their...
July 31, 2014 - 8:51pm
July 22, 2014
New temporary worker approved for county auditor/treasurer office
WORTHINGTON — Cognizant of an already full workload and an ever-approaching Election Day, the Nobles County Board of Commissioners approved Tuesday the hiring a full-time temporary employee in the county’s auditor/treasurer office. During a meeting attended by just three of...
July 22, 2014 - 9:33pm
May 8, 2014
Negotiators agree to new type of ‘Jesse checks’
ST. PAUL — Farmers, homeowners, renters and businesses would share $103 million in a second round of Minnesota tax cuts after negotiators worked out a compromise that is expected to pass the Legislature next week. Lawmakers from both parties hailed the agreement Thursday, saying...
May 8, 2014 - 7:52pm
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