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Worthington plans bridge pillar to face Crailsheim
'Speak Up,' says law enforcement, in new effort to halt drunk driving
Presidential candidates gather at DNC meetings
MidAmerican Energy picks northwest Iowa for two wind farms
Amid backlash, Iowa co-op drops planned fee for solar hookup
Prep football: Worthington falls in game of inches
Prep football: Luverne holds off Windom Area; Adrian scores late
Iowa prep football: Harris-Lake Park devours North Iowa; Sibley-Ocheyedan rolls
Prep football: Pipestone Area grinds out thriller over Jackson County Central
Prep volleyball: Adrian sweeps Hendricks
Column: School year in Worthington's District 518 off to busy start
Column: One-term Biden could prove unbeatable
Column: Biden should run
Column: How to lift up America's middle class
Letter: Work continuing on research of old schools
Viola Ethel Bruxvoort
James Paul Morgan
Loretta M. Gengler
Yvonne (Vonnie) Einck
Column: Worthington's women helped build our economy
Religion briefs: Aug. 27
Looking Back: 1965 -- Several building projects in progress at Worthington schools
Column: Let's hope we keep horsin' around at the fair
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McGinty 90th birthday
Henning 50th anniversary
Harmon 50th anniversary
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August 6, 2015
Free water conservation kits offered
WORTHINGTON — Minnesota Energy Resources is once again offering free water conservation kits to residents who purchase their natural gas through the company. The kits include low-flow shower heads and kitchen and bathroom faucet aerators. Jeff Larson, senior external affairs...
August 6, 2015 - 8:33pm
July 28, 2015
Column: Let's not mess with renewables
WASHINGTON — Iowans know there’s no use messing with Mother Nature during a summer thunderstorm. The occasional power outage triggered by severe weather requires households to ride out the storm without electricity. Some families may welcome a reprieve from so-called screen time....
opinion / columns
July 28, 2015 - 9:08pm
July 22, 2015
Walz staff visits Worthington to discuss energy future
WORTHINGTON — Two staff members of U.S. Rep. Tim Walz paid a visit Wednesday to Worthington City Hall, meeting with two local officials to...
July 22, 2015 - 10:02pm
‘Oil above the ground’: Algonquin Power Company, Geronimo Energy break ground on wind farm
WINDOM — With a slight breeze creating a rustling of the leaves in a nearby soybean field, leaders from Algonquin Power Co. and Geronimo Energy,...
July 22, 2015 - 9:56pm
June 9, 2015
Column: Biofuels under attack -- it's the same old story
WASHINGTON — It’s been a familiar few weeks for biofuels. First, chain restaurants and chicken producers blamed ethanol for raising food prices. Then, the federal government’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) caved to the oil industry in proposing weak requirements for...
opinion / columns
June 9, 2015 - 5:16pm
June 5, 2015
Commission OKs first of two Sandpiper pipeline permits
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on Friday granted one of two necessary permits to Enbridge for its proposed Sandpiper pipeline, a project that has been met with repeated protests in Minnesota. The certificate of need unanimously granted by the commission verifies...
June 5, 2015 - 9:17pm
May 28, 2015
PACE to encourage clean energy
SLAYTON — After helping three businesses with energy-saving retrofit projects, the Southwest Regional Development Commission (SRDC) Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program is now reaching out to crop and livestock producers interested in implementing energy conservation practices...
May 28, 2015 - 8:49pm
May 18, 2015
Letter: Keep small wind, solar production going in state
By Charles Grell, Gone2Green Energy, St. Cloud Sen. Lyle Koenen, along with Sen. David Brown and Sen. Bill Weber, has sponsored an energy bill that will stop small wind and solar production in our state. They are siding with Big Energy to replace the law that states than any production...
opinion / letters
May 18, 2015 - 2:50pm
May 12, 2015
Heitkamp co-sponsors bill to lift ban on U.S. crude oil exports
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sens. Heidi Heitkamp, D.-N.D., and Republican Lisa Murkowski of Alaska plan to introduce a bipartisan bill today to lift...
May 12, 2015 - 8:33pm
April 9, 2015
Aurora: Pipestone part of state’s largest solar project
PIPESTONE — A large-scale solar project, known as the Aurora Project, will set up one of its sites in Pipestone. The proposed photovoltaic (PV) installations will be installed at 24 sites across 16 counties, with the Pipestone location being the only one located in southwest...
April 9, 2015 - 3:23pm
Klobuchar visits Chandler wind energy plant
CHANDLER — Sen. Amy Klobuchar took time to learn more about wind energy Wednesday afternoon at the EDF Renewable Energy plant in Chandler. Klobuchar...
April 9, 2015 - 11:00am
April 2, 2015
Area leaders address need for renewable energy bill
Local leaders from the Clean Energy and Jobs Campaign called on area lawmakers to support the Minnesota Clean Energy Plan Thursday at the Nobles...
April 2, 2015 - 9:31pm
April 1, 2015
Local area leaders to call on Worthington area lawmakers to support clean energy plan
WORTHINGTON — Local and area leaders from the Clean Energy and Jobs Campaign will call on area lawmakers to support a responsible Minnesota Clean Energy Plan at 1 p.m. today at the Nobles County Library, 407 12th St. The plan includes changing the state’s Renewable Energy Standard...
April 1, 2015 - 9:07pm
March 26, 2015
Letter: U.S. energy policies are misguided
By John F. Elskamp, Fulda It appears the EPA is caught in a crossfire. It encourages us to avoid fossil fuels and not cause pollution by burning wood in our stoves and fireplaces, and use other renewable fuels. To comply with new regulations, our wood burners will need some form...
opinion / editorials
March 26, 2015 - 4:15pm
March 8, 2015
GOP hopefuls Bush, Walker change their tune on ethanol
DES MOINES, Iowa — Potential Republican presidential candidates Jeb Bush and Scott Walker told Iowa voters on Saturday that they supported...
News / politics
March 8, 2015 - 9:15pm