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Event will celebrate Crippen’s book about railroad depot
AgweekTV: Riding for cancer
Gov. Dayton: Special session is dead. Again.
Currie State Bank, First State Bank of Okabena announce merger agreement
Social Media Breakfast Club event aims to assist local businesses with online promotion
Prep football: Adrian hands MCC first loss
Prep football: Sibley-Ocheyedan swarms over Unity
Prep football: Trojans move to 3-1 with victory over Tri-City United
Prep soccer: WHS boys win 4-2; girls lose a tough one
College football: Bluejays to rely on defense against Dakota College
Column: District 518 offers PASS classes to connect with, inform families
Column: Cut out this column if you like cutting the grass
Column: Vote for Trump helps undo climate change progress
Column: Trump's new hotel offers everything he claims to hate
Letter: ‘Feelings and emotion’ as a birthday nears
Kathryn A. Reller Wilson
Bosmas add barn quilt to their northwest Iowa property
Column: Shaking Up the Sanctuary
Looking Back: 1991 -- Perkins family receives conservation honor
Column: Robert Kennedy’s visit to city brought unprecedented excitement
School of Prayer event is Oct. 7-8
Out and About
Bakker 50th anniversary
De Berg 80th birthday
Gerber 95th birthday
Data: Sept. 24, 2016
Notice of Public Hearing
School Board Minutes for August
Data: Sept. 23, 2016
Data: Sept. 22, 2016
August 22, 2016
Minnesota will not appeal North Dakota coal power suit
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota will not appeal a federal court ruling that called unconstitutional a Minnesota law restricting importing electricity from coal-fired electric generating plants. North Dakota filed the suit against the Minnesota Next Generation Energy Act, passed in 2007, and...
August 22, 2016 - 9:15pm
April 12, 2015
Local lineman Engesser looks back on his career on National Lineman Appreciation Day
WORTHINGTON — Denny Engesser has been a lineman for nearly 39 years, and he still loves his job. Today is National Lineman Appreciation...
April 12, 2015 - 8:08pm
November 17, 2014
Water and Light Commission discusses 2015 electric rates
WORTHINGTON — The 2015 electric department budget was discussed during Monday’s Worthington Public Utilities Water and Light Commission meeting. While nothing was set in stone, WPU Manager Scott Hain, projects an increase. During the meeting, Hain gave commissioners three...
November 17, 2014 - 8:19pm
November 3, 2014
Well 26 still above average
WORTHINGTON — Well 26 is still hanging above average, according to Worthington Public Utilities (WPU) Manager Scott Hain. During Monday afternoon’s WPU Water and Light Commission meeting, Hain said that well 26 is currently 8.4 inches above the 16-year average. “We have...
November 3, 2014 - 9:15pm
October 9, 2014
First solar array?
WORTHINGTON — Energy Concepts Inc. passed two of three hurdles Wednesday night in its quest for approval to construct a solar array just north...
October 9, 2014 - 8:23pm
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...
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,...
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.
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