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Ranum pleads guilty to three felony charges
New 72-unit apartment complex planned for Grand Avenue
Sanford Worthington Medical Center begins CEO transition
Bumper bushels: Farmers reap rewards from timely rains
Candidate debates to air Thursday on public TV
Section 3A South volleyball: Higher seeds win first-round matches
Section football playoffs: Showdown season is here
Prep football: H-LP finishes off perfect regular season
Prep volleyball: Setters are crucial to winning
Blast From the Past: Lefty Krohn was a pitching legend
Editorial: Hamilton for District 22B Representative
Letter: Vote yes for Sunday liquor sales in Worthington
Letter: More feasible -- and affordable -- plan needed for school district
Letter: Businesses should take down political signs
Letter: Trump has ‘vision and fortitude’ needed for presidency
Ralph W. Thueson
Linda Diann Finke
Margaret "Jean" Bolin
Patricia "Pat" J. Smedsrud
Eleanor Clarke Garrish
Looking Back: 2006 -- Worthington Ambulance Service wins honor
Pumpkin soup perfect start for lively (but civil) dinner party
Potted mums difficult to establish if planted in fall
Column: Worthington is no stranger to election hullabaloo
New adaptation of ‘Sense and Sensibility’ arrives at Guthrie
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City of Worthington Notice of Public Hearing
Tight rural races may determine which party runs things in 2017
WILLMAR -- Some would like to think that the road to control of the Minnesota Legislature goes through Willmar. Maybe so, maybe not. But a state House race there, expected to be very close, is a good example of where that control may be decided in rural districts around the state....
2 hours 9 min ago
October 18, 2016
Minnesota sees record one-day online voter registration
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota saw a record-breaking 73,478 voters pre-register online on Monday, Oct. 17, shattering the previous one-day record of nearly 27,000 online voter registrations, according to Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon. The record number includes new registrations...
October 18, 2016 - 5:05pm
September 29, 2016
Massive cash pouring into Minnesota legislative campaigns
ST. PAUL -- The races for Minnesota House and Senate have attracted at least $5.1 million in spending from outside groups seeking to influence voters’ choices in November. That number will only grow in the final weeks before the election. The early Minnesota fundraising reports,...
September 29, 2016 - 12:05am
September 26, 2016
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...
September 26, 2016 - 9:49pm
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