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Early Risers Kiwanis donates hospital dolls
New work at an old building: Ocheyedan Town Hall renovations are underway
Area woman helps pen memoir on family farm
Ready to get its kicks: Construction of new soccer fields finished
First-ever WHS Snowcoming celebrates students in winter activities
Wolter: Riding the insane NFL roller-coaster
Luverne hockey tops Orono, S-O wrestlers take Okoboji Invite
Boys hockey: LSHSPTCUC score one for each letter in win over Trojans
Minnesota West basketball: Men pick up first win, women keep rolling
WHS basketball: Girls, boys sweep Windom Area on road
Letter: There's a third group of Americans, too
Letter: Thanks to organizers of community Thanksgiving
Column: Trump's demagogic illogic
Column: Stepping out in faith
Column: After a mere 25 years, the triumph of the West is over
Homemade granola easier, more affordable than you think
PieLogNog: A holiday mashup of chocolate, salted caramel, eggnog and pecan pie
Change maker: Kevin Donovan pushes Worthington, and himself, to succeed
Our region was major supplier of early engines for Humvees
Disheveled Thelogian: A feast, a robbery and a reason to give thanks
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Vortherms 90th birthday
Carter 65th anniversary
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November 29, 2016
Letter: Thanks to all for help with elections
By Beth Van Hove, Nobles County Auditor-Treasurer As we wrap up the 2016 election season, I would like to thank all of those employed by Nobles County who helped with the election process in some way — from the maintenance staff who helped us move election equipment to those who...
November 29, 2016 - 10:40pm
November 7, 2016
Pence rallies Republicans at Duluth airport
DULUTH, Minn. -- Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence rallied supporters at the Duluth International Airport on Monday to turn out the vote for his boss on Election Day, and then implored party regulars who might have wavered to “come home” to the party’s ticket and...
November 7, 2016 - 8:37pm
November 6, 2016
Pence’s visit to Duluth shows campaign’s changing view of odds in Minnesota
DULUTH -- Monday morning, just one day after Donald Trump made his first public campaign appearance in Minnesota, his running mate, Gov. Mike Pence, will arrive in Duluth to stump for the Republican presidential ticket as well. Andy Post, Minnesota communications director for the...
November 6, 2016 - 8:41pm
Franken, Larson stump for Clinton at UMD
DULUTH -- U.S. Sen. Al Franken isn’t taking anything for granted heading into the home stretch of the election, even though Richard Nixon was the last Republican presidential candidate to carry Minnesota in 1972. During a campaign stop at the University of Minnesota-Duluth’s Kirby...
November 6, 2016 - 8:39pm
October 27, 2016
Biden set to speak at Duluth college Friday
DULUTH -- Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to speak in Duluth Friday, Oct. 28, at an event aimed to rally northeast Minnesota residents to support U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and other Democratic candidates at the polls on Election Day. It’s...
October 27, 2016 - 7:54pm
October 4, 2016
Northern Minnesota mine workers steaming over Trump’s use of Chinese steel in casinos
DULUTH, Minn. -- Reaction was quick and fierce Tuesday to published reports that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump used cheaper Chinese steel rather than steel made in the U.S. to build recent casinos and hotels. Officials of the United Steelworkers of America, whose members...
October 4, 2016 - 9:10pm
September 27, 2016
Governor woos DFL votes
DULUTH, Minn. -- Predictably toeing a DFL party line, Gov. Mark Dayton sought to sway voters — at both at the presidential and state levels — during a Tuesday morning appearance at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center, where he delivered the keynote address at the Minnesota...
September 27, 2016 - 7:45pm
September 15, 2016
As Others See It: Elections have consequences for children
Children cannot vote. They do not contribute big bucks to political campaigns. They are not represented by high-profile lobbying organizations. There is no AARP for the under-18 crowd in this country. Yet kids may have more at stake than adults in state and federal elections. They...
September 15, 2016 - 9:43pm
March 7, 2016
Township annual meetings, elections tonight
WORTHINGTON — Tonight is election and annual meeting night for townships across Nobles County. Polls will be open from 5 to 8 p.m. tonight, unless otherwise noted in the schedule. Voters will elect one supervisor for a three-year term and one clerk for a two-year term. Townships,...
March 7, 2016 - 8:26pm
October 15, 2015
New law no longer allows appointments for school board unexpired terms
WILLMAR — Minnesota school districts are facing special elections to fill vacancies on their boards, thanks to a new state law. It’ll be happening soon in Willmar as school board member Mike Carlson announced that he will resign at the end of October, as he is moving out of...
October 15, 2015 - 10:11pm
February 26, 2015
Elections take spotlight at Minnesota Capitol
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s elected officials are looking at election changes. On Thursday alone, lawmakers considered bills to change the primary election date, allowing 16-year-olds to preregister to vote and establishing a commission to redraw political district lines every 10...
February 26, 2015 - 9:07pm
January 7, 2015
Watershed district approves budget
WORTHINGTON — The Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District (OOWD) met Tuesday afternoon to discuss 2015 plans and budget. While no formal decisions were made on the annual plan, OOWD administrator Dan Livdahl suggested four ideas for serious consideration. The managers voted unanimously...
January 7, 2015 - 9:05pm
August 28, 2014
Lawmakers hear voter anger over illegal migrants
DALLAS — When Republican Rep. Jeb Hensarling sat down with colleagues and constituents at a recent Chamber of Commerce lunch in Dallas, the...
August 28, 2014 - 8:55pm