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Federal indictment filed on Worthington man
WORTHINGTON -- A Worthington man arrested last month in Jackson County has now been indicted in federal court for entering the United States illegally after being deported as a criminal. The indictment states Oscar Turcios-Rivera, 48, also known as Oscar de Jesus Correa and Oscar...
June 22, 2011 - 9:15pm
April 10, 2011
Local legislators Magnus, Hamilton and Schomacker talk budgets for education, nursing homes
WORTHINGTON -- The federal government may have managed to avoid a government shutdown, but movement at the state level was in full force as District 22 Sen. Doug Magnus, District 22A Rep. Joe Schomacker and District 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton met with local residents to discuss varying...
April 10, 2011 - 8:51pm
January 19, 2011
New maps of flood plains to be unveiled
WORTHINGTON -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Minnesota Department of Natural Resources recently completed a remapping of...
January 19, 2011 - 8:46pm
October 27, 2010
SNAP guidelines to change
WORTHINGTON -- Starting Monday, an estimated 70,000 more Minnesotans will qualify for the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as food stamps, but it remains to be seen just how much additional work it will make for local agencies that administer...
October 27, 2010 - 8:25pm
August 31, 2010
Pawlenty orders state to stay out of federal health plan
ST. PAUL -- Gov.
August 31, 2010 - 8:57pm
August 26, 2010
Partnership seeks federal funding applications
SLAYTON -- The Southwest Minnesota Area Transportation Partnership is seeking applications for Transportation Enhancement Projects eligible for federal funding in the following counties: Chippewa, Kandiyohi, Lac qui Parle, Lincoln, Lyon, McLeod, Meeker, Murray, Pipestone, Redwood,...
August 26, 2010 - 8:11pm
August 5, 2010
Pawlenty: Federal government needs to leave farmers alone
August 5, 2010 - 8:56pm
April 16, 2010
Beef gets big boost from feds
WORTHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Thursday issued a federal order that will allow beef producers in modified bovine tuberculosis zones to transport their breeding animals across state lines without undergoing costly TB testing. The news is positive for beef cattle...
April 16, 2010 - 12:00am
April 13, 2010
Worthington man sentenced in federal court for meth-related activities
SIOUX FALLS, S. D. -- Ronald Soules, 42, of Worthington, was sentenced last week in federal court to 124 months in prison in connection with methamphetamine-related activities. Soules was arrested and charged in Nobles County District Court last year with first-degree sale and possession...
April 13, 2010 - 12:00am
April 2, 2010
New communications project puts Lismore on technological cutting edge
LISMORE -- Since 1907, Lismore Cooperative Telephone Co. has strived to provide the best communications technology possible despite its rural...
April 2, 2010 - 12:00am
February 24, 2010
Beaver Creek to receive grants for 'Jaws of Life'
WORTHINGTON -- Beaver Creek Fire Chief Jason Rauk received some good news last week. More than $1.4 million in federal grants was recently awarded to 23 Minnesota fire departments through the Department of Homeland Security's Assistant to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program, and the...
February 24, 2010 - 12:00am
February 22, 2010
Food, shelter funds now available
WORTHINGTON -- Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council, Inc. (SMOC), the community action agency serving Murray, Nobles, Pipestone and Rock counties was awarded $9,020 in federal funds through the FEMA Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program. The money may be used to...
February 22, 2010 - 12:00am
February 17, 2010
Letter: Time to scrutinize defense spending
Defense spending is by far the largest expenditure of our federal government, and it's increasing every year. The defense budget represents about half of all U.S. discretionary spending. Our defense appropriations exceed the total amount of defense spending by all other nations...
February 17, 2010 - 12:00am
January 22, 2010
Shane denied petition for further review
WORTHINGTON -- It appears as though Lisa Shane is out of options when it comes to the Minnesota courts. The Minnesota Supreme Court recently denied a petition for further review, which exhausts Shane's direct appeal remedy. Any further recourse will have to be through the federal...
January 22, 2010 - 12:00am
December 18, 2009
U.S. census important to state
ST. PAUL -- Federal law requires every American to fulfill only one civic duty, and it comes around just once a decade -- fill out the federal...
December 18, 2009 - 12:00am