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Missing pregnant woman found dead in Chippewa National Forest: Autopsy scheduled for 27-year-old from Akeley in Cass County
Five ways Minnesota is tackling the opioid crisis
'Building the ice palace': Artist Hans Gilsdorf reflects on challenges of construction
ASTRO BOB: The Winter Triangle meets the preposterous monoceros
Two sides of the opioid crisis in Minnesota: New opioid addiction treatments are saving lives, but not everyone has access
Russian curler suspected of doping
College men's hockey: Bulldogs finish sweep of Miami
Boys basketball: Trojans win with solid second half
Twins trade for starting pitcher Jake Odorizzi
Iowa state wrestling: DeJong second at 195 pounds
Commentary: Why are natural disasters called an act of God?
Commentary: Liars required for 'fake news' to proliferate
Letter: Story on Brewster boulder triggers memories
Letter: Exchange student experiences first Thanksgiving, Christmas in Worthington
Column: Worthington schools committed to 'Child Find'
John B. Taylor
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
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
September 17, 2014
Column: Clean water proposal aims to help farmers
By KEN KOPOCIS, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency WASHINGTON — When Congress passed the Clean Water Act in 1972, it didn’t just defend the mighty Mississippi or the Great Lakes; it also protected smaller streams and wetlands from pollution. The law recognized that to have...
September 17, 2014 - 3:32pm
September 7, 2014
Iowa landowners want details of proposed pipeline route
SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Iowa landowners want to see the details of a proposed oil pipeline that would carry crude oil from North Dakota across the state to Illinois. Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners has said the 1,100-mile pipeline would likely go through 17 Iowa counties as it...
September 7, 2014 - 8:55pm
July 8, 2014
Editorial: The answer is blowin' in the wind
President Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan, announced in early June, allows states no shortage of flexibility in meeting new 2030 emission goals, according to a recent Star Tribune editorial. There are plenty in the state that are paying attention.
July 8, 2014 - 3:49pm
June 27, 2014
Zebra mussels found in Minnesota lake
DETROIT LAKES — Zebra mussels have been discovered in Lake Melissa near here, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources confirmed Friday. The DNR’s discovery is the first time the invasive species has been found in the Detroit Lakes area, said Barry Stratton, southern manager...
June 27, 2014 - 9:47pm
June 26, 2014
Lake's algae blamed for dog death
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is asking the public to be on the alert for potentially toxic algae blooms in lakes and streams. The MPCA issued the alert Thursday following the death of a dog last weekend in Sherburne County. Brock Tatge, the dog’s owner, told the...
June 26, 2014 - 9:42pm
June 13, 2014
Iowa high court reinstates pollution lawsuit
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — In a major environmental case, the Iowa Supreme Court ruled Friday that residents can bring a nuisance lawsuit against a Muscatine manufacturer accused of routinely blanketing their properties with soot and chemicals. The court reinstated the class-action...
June 13, 2014 - 9:47pm
April 23, 2014
School superintendents fight homelessness
ST. PAUL — It’s hard for students to do homework when they don’t have a home. Homework is not a priority for homeless students. “Their priority is called survival,” St.
April 23, 2014 - 8:02pm
April 17, 2014
Native American environmentalists battle pipeline
ST. PAUL — An American Indian environmental group led by nationally known Winona LaDuke is fighting a northern Minnesota oil pipeline. Honor...
April 17, 2014 - 8:04pm
March 14, 2014
Flooded well spills into river
March 14, 2014 - 9:54pm
February 20, 2014
Conservation easements crucial to restoring Grass Lake
WILLMAR — Two decades of complex negotiations, hydrologic and hydraulic studies, state grants, right-of-way purchases and conservation easements have been slowly woven together to develop a plan to restore Grass Lake near Willmar. Revised plans that were reviewed this week by the...
February 20, 2014 - 9:26pm
February 16, 2014
Environmental groups split
Environmentalists are usually unified, marching shoulder-to-shoulder to help Planet Earth. But not on this issue. A proposal to charge a 10-cent...
February 16, 2014 - 8:24pm
January 2, 2014
Column: To Minnesota -- A warning from Kazakhstan
By REBECCA JEONG ST. PAUL — I have lived in an area that experienced one of the globe’s worst environmental catastrophes of the 20th century. After a decade living by the Aral Sea, I realize certain resources never come back, like abundant and life-sustaining water supplies. As...
January 2, 2014 - 9:56pm
September 25, 2013
W-WG students say 'YES' to conservation
WESTBROOK — The Westbrook-Walnut Grove High School Earth YES (Youth Energy Summit) class has won a $1,000 prize for developing the most...
September 25, 2013 - 10:16pm
August 26, 2013
Column: The truth about farmers and wetlands
WORTHINGTON — When it comes to wetland and wildlife conservation, many people assume that environmental groups and farmers are on opposite sides. The reality is that farmers have been working for decades with state and federal soil and water conservation programs to protect the...
August 26, 2013 - 2:29pm
June 7, 2013
Kids-R-It youths get little green thumbs
WORTHINGTON -- Worthington's watering ban may have worried some gardeners this spring, but not the staff and students at Kids-R-It Child Care...
June 7, 2013 - 9:47pm