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Not giving up
29 potential medical marijuana makers in Minnesota
Sibley, Red Cross get Alliant Energy grants
‘We will not do the air strikes alone’
College volleyball: Minnesota West comes back to win thriller
Prep volleyball: Tracy-Milroy-Balaton, Jackson County Central take third at Showcase
Prep cross country: Sauer, Recker lead Adrian at Mega Meet
Prep football: Big second half downs Red Rock Central
Prep football: Adrian goes to 4-0; H-BC belts W-WG
Column: The myth about public schools
Column: A Benghazi meeting without rancor
Column: Candidate Clinton then and now
Column: High school welcomes new mobile technology for students, teachers
Column: Republicans saddle their warhorses
Jake M. Boomgaarden
Yvonne M. Hodnefield
Linda L. Marquardt
Leland "Teel" Fransen
Burdell Allen Jacobsma
Reaching for the sky: Travis Soules lands dream job as cycle team mechanic
Column: When it comes to food, there's much to chew about
Religion briefs: Sept. 18
Looking Back: 1939 - Kiwanis Club offers Scout cabin
Column: Bigelow "holds the region's trophy for street names"
Out and About
Hay 50th anniversary
Shumaker 50th anniversary
Ossefoort 90th birthday
Wiertzema 90th birthday
Births: Sept. 20, 2014
Data: Sept. 21, 2014
Probate of Michael E. Lang
Notice of Hearing on Proposed Assessment
Data: Sept. 20, 2014
Public Notice of Proposed Communication Tower Construction
September 15, 2014
City’s water and power rates average
WORTHINGTON — An Owatonna Public Utilities electric and water rate comparison study was presented Monday at the Worthington Public Utilities Water and Light Commission meeting. According to WPU General Manager Scott Hain, Worthington’s residential, commercial and industrial...
September 15, 2014 - 8:40pm
April 9, 2014
Then and now: one year after the ice storm
WORTHINGTON — One year ago, residents in southwest Minnesota and northwest Iowa woke up to a disaster. The sound of tree branches falling like rain broke the nighttime silence as ice covered the region. Power was lost in cities and farms across southwest Minnesota and northwest...
April 9, 2014 - 9:26pm
April 14, 2013
Nobles Co-op Electric: 100% power by Friday?
WORTHINGTON -- Nobles Cooperative Electric linemen continued to work through the weekend to rebuild power lines across Nobles and Murray counties, with the hope that many or all who lost electricity would get it back by the end of this week. NCE general manager Rick Burud said Sunday...
April 14, 2013 - 10:50pm
April 12, 2013
Power back on in city of Worthington, rolling blackouts finished
WORTHINGTON -- Residents in the city of Worthington made it through their first day without rolling blackouts on Friday, as an outside source of electrical power was secured and delivering a new origin of power to the community. Worthington Public Utilities Manager Scott Hain said...
April 12, 2013 - 10:46am
September 23, 2010
Natural gas and electricity-related flood safety tips
WINDOM - A basement collapsed due to flooding in Windom Wednesday and broke a gas main, forcing the temporary evacuation of neighboring homes. Minnesota...
September 23, 2010 - 12:40pm
March 2, 2010
Editorial: Time to end nuclear ban
Since 1994, a ban on construction of new nuclear power plants in Minnesota has been in place. It's been 16 years now, and we think it's time that ban be lifted. A story broadcast Monday on Minnesota Public Radio detailed the broad support that exists for a change in law.
opinion / editorials
March 2, 2010 - 12:00am
November 3, 2009
Big Stone partners kill expansion
ST. PAUL -- The remaining partners in a South Dakota coal-fired power plant that was to provide electricity to Upper Midwestern states announced Monday they were killing the project. Big Stone II participants were Central Minnesota Municipal Power Agency, Heartland Consumers Power...
November 3, 2009 - 12:00am
December 4, 2008
Letter: Let's move forward with Big Stone II line
Economic development in western Minnesota communities depends on several important factors. One is a profitable climate for business. That means affordable costs for all things that go into making a business run -- supplies, personnel and operating expenses. From an economic development...
December 4, 2008 - 12:00am
November 18, 2008
WPU poised to increase electric rates
WORTHINGTON -- Worthington residents will see higher electricity bills in 2009, but the Worthington Public Utilities (WPU) Water and Light Commission may hold off on increasing the current retail rate of 6.4 cents per kilowatt hour. Instead, the commission would await the results...
November 18, 2008 - 12:00am