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Half-cent sales tax extension formally adopted
Council gives PBK another chance to build movie theater
U.S. Republican Senator McCain will return Tuesday for healthcare vote
New WPD officers take oath
200 immigrants in Texas were smuggled into a pitch-black trailer. 10 died, and the driver has been charged.
P.J. Fleck expects Gophers' defense to be personnel-based this season
Vikings put Latavius Murray on PUP list, Sharrif Floyd on non-football injury list
Twins finalize trade with Braves for Jaime Garcia
Reinforcements have Vikings offensive line coach Tony Sparano excited for season
Vikings' backup quarterback Case Keenum relishes extra reps
Christmas already? Consider this gift-giving practice
Swift: Decorating project really takes the cake
Growing Together: How to keep flowers flowering all summer
Letter: Student's time in Worthington is winding down
Column: Hospice doesn’t mean a surrender of hope
George B. Johnson
Jennie Van Ruler
Lorraine Emma Huehn
Disheveled Theologian: Some bright morning … or evening
Column: PWs kept farms operating when war called away farmers
Looking Back: 2007 -- Luverne airport gets key federal funding
'Green.com' and 'megabyte blue:' Crayola's '90s tribute to the internet
Column: ‘Kids Went Here’ - That’s what you could say on bronze plaque
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Lohse 100th birthday
Doeden 85th birthday
Birth: July 18, 2017
Becker 60th anniversary
Henning 50th anniversary
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March 7, 2017
Parenting Perspectives: The perfect parent (and it isn't me)
Recently, I left home for a five-day work trip. Normally, working from home doesn't require much travel. My client, however, was hosting a live...
March 7, 2017 - 10:17am
February 26, 2017
Wisconsin elderly couple's perplexing death may never be explained
SUPERIOR, Wis.—When a meter reader discovered the bodies of Richard Ellison and Shirley Johnson four days before Christmas, they were frozen,...
February 26, 2017 - 1:30pm
February 21, 2017
Parenting Perspectives: Let your kids choose -- or pave -- their own paths
My second son is active and squirrely. He doesn't like to sit still unless he doesn't want to move. And when he doesn't want to move, he is dramatically...
February 21, 2017 - 11:05am
February 4, 2017
AgweekTV: Nonbrowning apples
Neal Carter grows apples and hates that apples turn brown. So he decided to develop an apple that doesn't. They are called arctic apples. Watch...
February 4, 2017 - 8:30am
December 23, 2016
Greater Minnesota child care shortage called a crisis
RED WING -- Linda Hanisch often is the among first to know when a woman in her area is pregnant.Hanisch, director at Learning Circle in Red Wing, said parents’ hunt for child care openings typically starts in the early stages of pregnancy."If you’re a first-time parent, you should...
December 23, 2016 - 9:15pm
October 10, 2016
Five siblings, five marriages of 55 years or more
CLOQUET-- What is the secret to a long-lasting marriage? There are many books about the subject and advice abounds on the internet. Whatever the secret is, five Carlton County siblings and their spouses seem to have found it. Jerry and Lois Anderson, Dick and Winnie Anderson, Fred...
October 10, 2016 - 2:27am
September 12, 2016
Task force urged: Include moms when addressing mental health issues
DULUTH -- During a day devoted to Minnesota’s mental health needs, a St. Louis County public health nurse had a plea for a 15-member state task force: Don’t forget the moms. “Our providers can offer a safe space for women to go and seek help, rather than feeling shame, or thinking...
September 12, 2016 - 9:34pm
June 26, 2016
First Covenant Church hosting family dynamics workshop July 15-17
WORTHINGTON -- If there is one thing in the world which every single person has in common, it’s that we are all members of a family. Everyone...
June 26, 2016 - 9:21pm
June 22, 2016
Minnesota ranks at the top in child well-being
MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota is ranked No. 1 nationally in child well-being, while North Dakota is ranked No. 8, in the 2016 KIDS COUNT Data Book released this week. It’s the second year in a row that Minnesota has earned the top ranking, thanks to being ranked first in measures of...
June 22, 2016 - 9:34pm
May 25, 2016
Local lawyer wraps up career: Wiltrout to retire after more than 39 years of Worthington practice
WORTHINGTON — After four decades of legal practice — all of it in Worthington — local attorney Joel Wiltrout will retire Friday. A partner...
May 25, 2016 - 8:37pm
May 19, 2016
One man’s life, one man’s treasures: Bents’ death leads to auction of large tractor, parts collection, rebuilt after 2010 tornado
SIBLEY, Iowa — It’s never easy letting go. Twilla Bents knows that all too well, as she’s had to let go of a lot in recent years. Next...
May 19, 2016 - 8:56pm
May 3, 2016
Makram’s story featured in People Magazine
WORTHINGTON — Tammy Makram, the local woman who was discovered by three biological sisters after sharing the story of her abandonment at birth, will be featured in the new issue of People Magazine, which hits newsstands Thursday. In the article, Makram talks about her humble beginnings,...
May 3, 2016 - 9:10pm
May 2, 2016
Senators back ‘granny pods’ for sick family
ST. PAUL — Minnesota senators overwhelmingly support allowing elderly or disabled people, especially those nearing death, to live in small homes on family property. “Some aging Minnesotans are put in a position that their housing needs are not adequately met,” Sen. John Hoffman,...
May 2, 2016 - 5:47pm
April 18, 2016
AgweekTV: Female family owned seed company
Seed companies are super busy getting seed out the door. AgweekTV reporter Shawna Olson takes you to Lidgerwood, North Dakota, and a company...
April 18, 2016 - 6:00am
December 6, 2015
Cast in bronze: Minnesota residents serve as models for statues honoring veterans
LITCHFIELD — Area residents with ties to the military say they are proud to have been models for five bronze statues placed recently at a new...
December 6, 2015 - 8:41pm