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Worthington Middle School Festival of Music event is Monday evening
Heron Lake-Okabena students gather 'Coins for Kids'
Doubt remains in Daubt; Democrats have concerns about new House speaker
Windom schools say no to winter weather
Education, research and new treatments assisting people with diabetes
Prep boys hockey: Luverne skates away from Worthington
Prep boys basketball: Antes sinks nine threes as Windom Area survives JCC
Prep gymnastics: Worthington soars to 140.175
Prep girls basketball: Jackson County Central tops Windom, SWC beats Canby
Prep wrestling: Four from Worthington get into Riot semifinals
Column: Substitute teachers a key component of District 518
Column: Elizabeth Warren, godmother of sorts
Column: Worthington Christian School offering program tonight on 'The Trees of Christmas'
Letter: Letter on Christmas wasn't meant to be negative
Column: Energy industry -- CO2 is good for us
Anita Rose (Ling) Siegmann
Florence "Kip" Gee
Cyril F. Gengler
Teresa Marie Stofferan
Season's jottings: Newsroom staffers share Christmas memories
Column: If Worthington builds it, they sure would come
The pageantry of it all
Looking Back: 1964 - Armour helps Worthington hit employment high
HO, HO, HO: Koster has jolly time standing in for Santa
Out and About
Probst 80th birthday
Schubert 90th birthday
Amundson 100th birthday
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January 29, 2014
Water sales down in 2013
WORTHINGTON — It isn’t often a company encourages customers to use less of its product, but that’s exactly the case for Worthington Public Utilities (WPU). According to General Manager Scott Hain, customers of WPU used less water in 2013 than they did in 2012. “Overall,...
January 29, 2014 - 10:50pm
January 28, 2014
Letter: Soaring cost of propane brings outrage
By District 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton, R-Mountain Lake With the prices of LP gas nearly doubling in the last month, farmers and homeowners throughout our area who use propane as their primary source are upset as their wallets are being raided. I’m outraged as well. We’re dealing...
opinion / letters
January 28, 2014 - 9:39pm
January 27, 2014
Governors declare propane emergency as cold covers region
ST. PAUL — Two Upper Midwest governors have issued emergency orders to help their residents deal with a propane shortage, with prices at the highest levels ever, while those in the region who depend on the gas for heat face continued bitterly cold temperatures. Minnesota Gov. Mark...
news / politics
January 27, 2014 - 9:53pm
January 22, 2014
As others see it: It's time to step up ethanol support
Ethanol is important in west central Minnesota and across rural America. That is why it is critical for all citizens to take time to write letters to the federal Environmental Protection Agency by Tuesday, citing their opposition to its proposal to reduce the nation’s Renewable...
opinion / editorials
January 22, 2014 - 10:03pm
January 21, 2014
Propane costs rise as suppliers scramble to meet residential demand
MOORHEAD — As the price of propane climbs to all-time highs this winter, suppliers in the Midwest and elsewhere are scrambling to meet the needs of residents looking to heat their homes. On Tuesday, the executive director of the North Dakota Propane Gas Association could offer...
January 21, 2014 - 10:09pm
January 2, 2014
Electric cooperatives seeking FEMA money
WORTHINGTON — Approximately 5,000 members of Nobles Cooperative Electric are being asked to contact their legislators in an appeal aimed at the Federal Emergency Management Agency after it was announced more than $1.2 million in reconstruction costs to NCE lines, and $546,376...
January 2, 2014 - 10:16pm
Minnesota Energy Resources offering conservation kits
WORTHINGTON —Minnesota Energy Resources is offering all current residential natural gas customers in Worthington free water conservation kits. The kits include low-flow showerheads, along with kitchen and bathroom faucet aerators. These items are easy to install, so users can begin...
January 2, 2014 - 9:52pm
December 30, 2013
Public hearing on wind project is Jan. 14
Daily Globe LAKE WILSON — A public hearing in relation to the Stoneray Wind Project will be at 6 p.m. Jan. 14 at the Lake Wilson American Legion building on Broadway Avenue. The Public Utilities Commission approved a draft site permit for the project on Dec. 19. The proposed...
December 30, 2013 - 9:40pm
December 13, 2013
Column: Farmers, Americans need to punch back against big oil
By RYAN BUCK, Minnesota Corn Growers Association GOODHUE — It’s time for farmers, rural Minnesotans and everyone who drives a car to fight back. Big Oil companies have been punching us in the mouth for too long, and if we don’t punch back, the knockout blow will be coming...
opinion / columns
December 13, 2013 - 9:17pm
December 10, 2013
Column: RFS comment period a chance for Iowans to be heard
By BILL NORTHEY, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture DES MOINES, Iowa — The Obama administration’s recent proposal to significantly reduce the amount of clean-burning renewable fuels that must be included in the fuel supply in 2014 is a shocking capitulation to Big Oil that threatens...
opinion / columns
December 10, 2013 - 10:38am
November 19, 2013
Column: Assault on ethanol misses its mark
By U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley WASHINGTON — As its market share dips, Big Oil is doubling down to swat down its perennial piñata. This time around, petroleum producers and food conglomerates are using environmental groups as political cover to gain traction on efforts to pull...
opinion / columns
November 19, 2013 - 8:41am