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Beach Bash is back
City council approves extended loan for mall site redevelopment
Data: June 28, 2016
Franken's staff in Worthington today
WPD, NCSO work with National Child Safety Council to distribute information
Amateur baseball: Henning, Cubs clip Lakefield
VFW baseball: Slayton nips Worthington 3-2
Prep softball: West Lyon downs Sibley-Ocheyedan
Doug Wolter: Amateur baseball without Wilmont isn't the same
Legion baseball: Hurley shines for Post 5
Letter: See East-Africans as people, not terrorists
Column: An affordable Rx for Americans
Column: Brexit, meet Trexit
Column: For Trump, fringe conspiracies take center stage
Edward G. Lenz
Lawrence Joseph Wychor
Paul L. Hagen
Marcella G. Scott
How does your garden grow? Williams property one of four on upcoming tour
Column: June 28, 1876 -- Circus in town, complaints ensue
Looking Back: 1966 -- Construction aplenty taking place in Worthington
Heart of St. Kilian: 129-year-old parish goes to oratory status
Column: People are always talking about other people here
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Puhl 80th birthday
Isder 85th birthday
Alberts 97th birthday
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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,...
News / politics
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...
News / politics
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...
opinion / letters
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