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SWMHP gets grant for local energy project
Arts council awards project grants
A friend of the FFA
Mille Lacs stands to be a focus of Minn. legislative session, lawmaker says
Lawmakers to attend sexual harassment training: Committee seats at stake, Daudt says
Section 3A gymnastics: Worthington qualifies for fourth straight state tournament
Boys hockey: La Crescent edges Windom Area
College basketball: Minnesota West drops a pair to AR
Section 3AA wrestling: Trojans bow out in semifinals
Section 3A wrestling: T-M-B/W-WG earns trip to state
Letter: Story on Brewster boulder triggers memories
Letter: Exchange student experiences first Thanksgiving, Christmas in Worthington
Column: Worthington schools committed to 'Child Find'
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Capitol Chatter: Are Otto win, Nolan retirement linked?
Mary "Betty" Anderson
Bonnie Kay Liebl
Rubber plants follow natural tree-like tendency
Disheveled Theologian: Of mince and (paper) men
Still visit those who no longer recognize you
Heritage houseplants: Readers share stories of long-living plants
Kind kids help hurting teacher
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Huisman 60th anniversary
Boltjes 50th anniversary
Heeringa 70th anniversary
Koehne 60th anniversary
Birth: Elizabeth Ruth Standafer
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
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January 19, 2016
As others see it: Meat as villain -- we're not buying
Imagine telling cowboys of yesterday that red meat is potentially deadly and that the methane gas released from their herd will lead to earthly ruination. As unbelievable as that may have been a century ago, that’s where we’re at today. We hear groups loudly proclaiming that...
January 19, 2016 - 6:35pm
January 6, 2016
Dayton: MPCA staffer ‘crossed line’
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Wednesday said he is deeply concerned that a state staffer working on pipeline issues may have “really crossed the line” into advocacy against one such project.
January 6, 2016 - 9:18pm
January 4, 2016
Volkswagen faces billions in penalties as U.S. sues for environment violations
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Justice Department Monday filed a civil lawsuit against Volkswagen AG for allegedly violating the Clean Air Act by installing...
January 4, 2016 - 3:26pm
December 15, 2015
LCCMR seeks proposals for $50 million in project funding
ST. PAUL — The Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources (LCCMR) has issued its 2017 Request for Proposal (RFP) for funding from Minnesota’s Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund beginning July 1, 2017. The Trust Fund represents the money that, since its inception...
December 15, 2015 - 3:39pm
October 9, 2015
U.S. court places hold on clean water rule nationwide
WASHINGTON — A U.S. court Friday issued an order temporarily blocking the implementation of a federal water rule across the country, the latest in a series of legal setbacks for Obama administration environmental regulations. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit granted...
October 9, 2015 - 10:05pm
September 23, 2015
Pope Francis focuses on environment, poverty and migrants at White House
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — Pope Francis Wednesday urged the United States to help tackle climate change and touched on other divisive U.S. political...
September 23, 2015 - 8:35pm
Letter: MPCA citizens' board should be restored
By Brad Trom, Blooming Prairie I am glad to know that State Senator Dan Sparks wants to see the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Citizens’ Board restored, but his voting record doesn’t indicate that he did anything to try and keep it from being abolished. 1. In Conference...
September 23, 2015 - 5:31pm
May 27, 2015
Building up the bison: State funds awarded to create herd at Minneopa State Park
LUVERNE — One of the bills signed into law by Gov. Mark Dayton last Friday dedicates $46.3 million to environment and natural resources projects...
May 27, 2015 - 8:25pm
May 25, 2015
So this is what science is for
May 25, 2015 - 8:43pm
May 20, 2015
Letter: Crackdown needed on factory farms' pollution
By Brad Trom, Blooming Prairie They are some of the worst air polluters in the country and the Environmental Protection Agency isn’t doing anything about it. Who are they? The 20,000 factory farms in the U.S.
May 20, 2015 - 4:42pm
March 30, 2015
Letter: An answer to a question about global warming
By Phil Drietz, Delhi The author of the March 11 letter “Casting doubt on manmade global warming” asks the question: “What if those who claim that there is global warming caused by man are wrong?” Here’s an answer: I remember about five to six years ago when environmentalists...
March 30, 2015 - 4:43pm
March 23, 2015
Column: Farmers are losing the battle of public perception
By BRUCE PETERSON, Minnesota Corn Growers Association NORTHFIELD — Earlier this month, Gov. Mark Dayton introduced legislation that would require 50-foot buffer strips along all Minnesota waterways, including ditches and waterways that flow only periodically during the year. A...
March 23, 2015 - 3:49pm
March 16, 2015
High-speed rail plan advances
ST. PAUL — Environmental impact statements are planned for options of proposed high-speed passenger rail service between the Twin Cities and Rochester. The Minnesota Department of Transportation said Monday that the proposal will undergo a two-step environmental study. Eight potential...
March 16, 2015 - 8:44pm
February 20, 2015
Iowa DNR investigates fuel spill on frozen Des Moines River
ESTHERVILLE, Iowa — Iowa Department of Natural Resources officials say about 100 gallons of fuel has pooled on top of a frozen section of the Des Moines River. DNR spokesman Kevin Baskins said E-85 fuel overflowed Friday as a tank at an Estherville service station was being fi...
February 20, 2015 - 9:45pm
February 13, 2015
Clean and green: Two WHS students take environmental advocacy message to St. Paul
WORTHINGTON — Worthington High School senior Adyiam Kimbrough and junior Kenneth Garcia spent Groundhog Day at the state capitol lobbying for...
February 13, 2015 - 10:12pm