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Worthington FFA crowns stars
No health violations found in examination of Willmar Jennie-O plant
Rock County Library receives grant
Solo/Ensemble Festival is today
Wine & Canvas event is Friday
Section 2A south girls basketball: Heron Lake-Okabena prevails
Iowa girls basketball: Central Lyon falls in first round at state
College basketball: Minnesota West women headed to nationals
State wrestling: Worthington's Carson Hagen ends with a silver
Section 3A south girls basketball: Hills-Beaver Creek upsets Edgerton
Column: In ACA case, context is critical
Column: Jeb Bush, CPAC pinata
Letter: Dayton's roads and bridges plan deserves support
Letter: New host family is big part of exchange student's month
We’ve become like the former Soviet Union
LuVerna C. Leslie Hilliard
Linda Jean Hoskins
A real puzzler: Pat Loosbrock puts together works of art, piece by piece
Column: Hay! Did you know about our town's wonder crop?
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Religion briefs: Feb. 26
Looking Back: 1940 - Historic Chautauqua Park pavilion torn down
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Lamfers 80th birthday
Grube 80th birthday
Erdman 80th birthday
Moser 85th birthday
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Tax-Forfeited Land Classification Public Meeting Notice
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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