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County looks to acquire historic fire tower overlooking northern Minn. forests
Ultrasounds are focus of Minn. anti-abortion rally on 45th anniversary of Roe v. Wade
Interstate 29 reopens in SD, but no travel advised in southeast, southern Minn.
Minn. woman, 106, whom city officials adored, dies on her birthday
Hundreds of airline passengers headed to Minneapolis stranded in Fargo by winter storm
After weekend sweep of North Dakota, UMD hockey hits the road to play Mankato
Wild start slow, finish fast in win over Senators
Ex-UMD hockey team captain dies after fall at Chicago airport
Gophers see positives in home respite against Northwestern
Twins' Buddy Boshers claimed off waivers by Houston
Commentary: I will always miss my mom and dad
A February without a full moon
Column: Parents, school staff members share stories of school space issues
And now the rest of the story
Letter: Let lawmakers know that abortions must end
Glen Jerome Ruesch
Duane R. (Andy) Anderson
Dorothy Mae Landberg
Racquetball is back in style: CAL offering specials, activities in effort to bump membership
From remodel to reclamation: Couple learns as they go with first flip
Duluth flight instructor passes on her love of the sky
How to care for amaryllis after flowering
'Minneapolis Miracle' speaks hope in despair
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Leola Weets and Leila Janssen 85th birthdays
Roos 70th anniversary
Jacobsma 90th birthday
Birth: Paul Lucas Waldner
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
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September 25, 2014
Direct farmer payments out, new safety net in
ST. PAUL — Complex is about to replace controversial in federal farm policy. The much-maligned practice of the federal government paying farmers, whether they needed it or not, is going away. U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack stopped in St. Paul Thursday to announce its...
September 25, 2014 - 7:56pm
August 27, 2014
Minnesota city faces federal suit over denial of Islamic center permit
ST. ANTHONY — The city of St. Anthony violated a Muslim organization’s civil rights two years ago when it denied the group’s petition to assemble, according to a federal lawsuit filed against the city Wednesday. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Minnesota announced...
August 27, 2014 - 8:14pm
NHL lawsuit over brain trauma will be heard in federal court in Minnesota
ST. PAUL — There have been playoffs games here, and talk of a Winter Classic. But now, the State of Hockey will host a more somber NHL showdown: a court battle over whether the league fostered a culture of violence that led to debilitating head injuries. A series of lawsuits...
August 27, 2014 - 8:07pm
July 31, 2014
Court allows childcare union vote
ST. PAUL — A federal court Thursday said a vote to organize a union for some Minnesota home day care providers can be scheduled. The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed of two lawsuits filed to block the drive.
July 31, 2014 - 8:51pm
July 24, 2014
U.S. House panel votes to authorize lawsuit against Obama
WASHINGTON — Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives Thursday took another step toward authorizing a lawsuit against President Barack Obama, claiming he has overstepped his executive powers. In a partisan vote of 7-4, the House Rules Committee approved the legislation,...
July 24, 2014 - 8:30pm
July 1, 2014
Minnesota federal flood aid likely, but homeowners in question
ST. PAUL — Local governments across Minnesota and state agencies should receive federal aid to recover from widespread flooding last month, but it is not so clear where homeowners stand. Commissioner Mary Tingerthal of the Minnesota Housing Finance Authority said Tuesday that...
July 1, 2014 - 9:02pm
June 24, 2014
Wisconsin man faces federal charges in N.D. human trafficking case
BISMARCK, N.D. — A Wisconsin man faces federal charges for allegedly drugging women and bringing them to work as prostitutes in North Dakota, where he’s accused of using heroin and force to hold them against their will. Levell Lee Durr, 31, who had a Minot apartment, is charged...
June 24, 2014 - 9:26pm
June 2, 2014
New policy requires feds to record interviews
FARGO, N.D. — A new federal directive requiring criminal investigators to record interrogations of suspects while in police custody has the support of North Dakota’s top federal prosecutor. The office of Tim Purdon, the U.S. attorney for North Dakota, prosecuted a murder case...
June 2, 2014 - 9:28pm
May 5, 2014
Bonding projects debated
ST. PAUL — The last remaining major puzzle piece to finishing the 2014 Minnesota Legislature is set to be put in place. Sen. LeRoy Stumpf, D-Plummer, Monday announced a proposal topping $1 billion to fund public works projects around the state. It came two weeks before the Legislature...
May 5, 2014 - 7:38pm
September 28, 2012
The Hunger Games
WORTHINGTON -- Implementation of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 has left some area students begging for more, despite the federal...
September 28, 2012 - 7:44pm
September 6, 2012
Federal cuts threaten local agencies
WORTHINGTON -- Earlier this week, Nobles County commissioners agreed to send letters to U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, as well as Rep. Tim Walz, regarding the possibility of significant federal budget cuts specific to health and human services. The 8.4 percent, across-the-board...
September 6, 2012 - 8:30pm
November 8, 2011
Questions pause federal spending
ST. PAUL -- A state senator said he blocked spending $60 million of federal health program money in Minnesota because he did not have enough...
November 8, 2011 - 8:17pm
August 17, 2011
Peterson questions federal biofuels plan
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's senior congressman fears the Obama administration has fired a shot over the ethanol industry's bow in seeking a home-grown fuel for the Navy. "I think that is a big a problem," said U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, who serves most of western Minnesota.
August 17, 2011 - 9:46pm
June 22, 2011
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