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South Dakota students save money, get head start on college career
PolyMet opponents want law judge hearings
Backpack distribution is Thursday
Government Center steps to be repaired
Priest victims fault settlement plan, seek $80 million, not $13 million
High school volleyball: Trojans hope experience puts them over the top
Girls tennis: Trojans drop opener to Harrisburg
High school football: H-LP gridders aiming for success
Amateur baseball: Cubs fall in state opener; Milroy wins
Girls tennis: Luverne splits early triangular tests
Sean Hannity, Trump's 'spin doctor'
Letter: Divider-in-chief is at it again
Column: Why pension oversight is important
Column: A nice column about Trump
Column: District 518 geared up for start of new school year
Curtis Lowell Schmidt
James Robert Arnt
Robert D. Miller
Theodore "Ted" Kamstra
Looking Back: 1966 -- Foreign ag specialists visit Worthington
Column: Is it possible to be fast asleep for three or four weeks?
Crazy about the cube: Abel Piper, 12, participates in Rubik’s Cube National Championships
Disheveled Theologian: Twenty years later, still glad to have him with me
Column: Getting lost in the clouds
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Westman 111th birthday
Miller 50th anniversary
Hemmen 60th anniversary
Berger 80th birthday
Scheepstra 85th birthday
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Regular School Board Meeting Minutes
May 12, 2016
Immigrant driver’s licenses, outstate cities in spotlight
ST. PAUL — Immigrants’ driver’s licenses, a long-simmering issue at the Capitol, came to the fore Wednesday in a House debate over the federal Real ID standards. Shortly before a House panel approved a measure to usher in the federal rules, Rep. Rod Hamilton made clear he did...
May 12, 2016 - 9:19pm
April 28, 2016
Project leaders wanted: Federal funding may bring more opportunities to Worthington
WORTHINGTON — City projects may be eligible for federal grants worth millions of dollars, but Nobles County residents must choose an option....
April 28, 2016 - 7:52pm
April 14, 2016
Real ID could cost state $5 million
ST. PAUL — Freed from a gag rule on planning for federal Real ID driver’s license standards, the Minnesota Public Safety Department reported Thursday that it could cost the state more than $5 million for the state to adopt the rules this year. In a report, prepared for lawmakers...
April 14, 2016 - 8:40pm
March 30, 2016
Obama commutes 61 sentences, bringing total to 248
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama Wednesday commuted the sentences of 61 federal prisoners serving time for drug crimes, bringing his total...
March 30, 2016 - 3:38pm
March 21, 2016
Real ID gag rule nears an end
ST. PAUL — Minnesota is almost to the point where key state officials can begin talking about complying with federal identification card standards. The state Senate voted 63-2 Monday to lift a 2009 law that prevented Public Safety Department officials from even discussing upgrading...
March 21, 2016 - 4:42pm
December 22, 2015
Minnesotans need new IDs or may be grounded
ST. PAUL — Minnesota violates federal identification card rules, and Minnesotans needing an ID to get into some federal facilities may be out of luck. Within days, the federal government is expected to announce when the updated IDs will be needed to board airliners. If state law...
December 22, 2015 - 8:55pm
December 9, 2015
Congress OKs less federal education involvement: Bill overturning No Child Left Behind heads to Obama
ST. PAUL — American schools will feel less federal intervention once the president signs a bill headed his way. Supporters of a measure the U.S. Senate passed 85-12 Wednesday, sending it to President Barack Obama, say that when it becomes law pressure Washington has put on local...
December 9, 2015 - 8:50pm
September 30, 2015
Sex offender court order expected in October, but case will go for years
ST. PAUL — Minnesota officials make it clear that they will not obey an upcoming federal judge’s order that would deem the state sex offender...
September 30, 2015 - 10:04pm
September 8, 2015
Trade office receives increased federal funding
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Trade Office has been awarded $564,132 from the U.S. Small Business Administration to fund the Minnesota State Trade and Export Promotion program. Minnesota’s share of the federal STEP funding, for the federal fiscal year beginning Oct. 1 is the 12th...
September 8, 2015 - 8:53pm
August 31, 2015
Judge looks to settle dispute over breadth of WOTUS injunction
BISMARCK — A judge is looking to settle a dispute over whether his ruling Thursday that blocked a new federal clean-water rule from taking effect applies nationwide or only to North Dakota and the dozen other states that successfully moved to stop the rule. U.S. District Court...
August 31, 2015 - 9:09pm
August 27, 2015
Judge blocks EPA’s ‘waters’ rule from taking effect Friday
BISMARCK — States opposed to a new clean water rule expanding federal jurisdiction over state waters claimed a temporary victory Thursday when a federal judge blocked the rule from taking effect today. Judge Ralph Erickson granted the preliminary injunction requested by North...
August 27, 2015 - 8:58pm
Klobuchar pushes for access to federal emergency funds for avian flu
LITCHFIELD — Millions of federal dollars have already been spent to respond to a deadly avian influenza that has wiped out millions of turkeys in Minnesota ,and there’s a commitment to spend even more money as the virus continues to devastate area farms. “My major push is...
April 27, 2015 - 9:41pm
April 16, 2015
Bird flu likely to be around for years
ST. PAUL — The federal government has spent up to $30 million battling a new strain of flu that resulted in 1.5 million Minnesota turkey deaths and experts warn the issue could go on for up to five more years. “This is something we may have to live with for a number of years,”...
April 16, 2015 - 8:16pm
October 30, 2014
N.D. officials say EPA’s proposed Waters of the U.S. rule is ‘unworkable’
BISMARCK — State government leaders said they are finalizing comments urging two federal agencies to withdraw a proposed rule that Gov. Jack Dalrymple said would “drastically expand” federal authority over North Dakota waters. The proposed “Waters of the U.S.” rule released...
October 30, 2014 - 8:58pm
October 13, 2014
Minnesota leaders seek federal rail help
DULUTH — Minnesota’s leaders want federal help to ease railroad delays. U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken and Gov. Mark Dayton sent a letter Monday to the head of the Surface Transportation Board, saying that rail delays are hurting many parts of the economy. “As we...
October 13, 2014 - 8:38pm