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Child found after missing for more than four hours
Benson man charged with faking cancer treatments, swindling $60K
Teen identified in Sioux Falls fatal crash caused after police say drug deal went bad
Upset at Trump, Mexico voices 'worry and irritation' to U.S. envoys
Girls basketball: Balanced Wildcats advance with 57-48 win over W-WG
Minnesota Twins relief pitcher admits to vomiting nearly every time before taking the mound
College basketball: Bluejays routed by St. Cloud Tech
Timberwolves' Thibodeau hasn't found trade he likes 'at this point'
Twins' Sano working to put down roots at third base
Letter: Agency on aging here to help seniors
Column: Stop the Trump hysteria
Bill to jumpstart Minnesota shrimp industry passes first committee stop
Elderly waiver program reform proposal makes progress
Column: A failure to communicate
Richard Robert Mork
Robert "Bob" Reed Prahm
Mavis A. Ratzlaff
John and Beverly Troth
Disheveled Theologian: Ornithology 101
2012: Kusz appointed Nobles County Attorney
Column: Worthington’s first Shorty — A colorful life and a sad end
At 102, Eleanore Ebeling enjoys a sharp mind -- and daily exercise, too
You gotta have heart: Heart attack recovery sets new priorities for Murphy
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2016-2017 Community and Visitor Guide
October 3, 2016
Federal lawmakers announce more than $2.1 million in funding
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, along with Reps. Collin Peterson and Tim Walz, have announced $2,140,754 in federal funding to repair electrical utilities damaged in southwest Minnesota during the severe winter storm of 2013. Following the ice storms that...
October 3, 2016 - 9:25pm
May 13, 2016
NCE to receive FEMA disaster aid
WORTHINGTON — After two rounds of appeals for disaster aid to the Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA) following the April 2013 ice storm, Nobles Cooperative Electric (NCE) was recently notified that FEMA is partially granting the appeal for up to $2.5 million. The next...
May 13, 2016 - 9:22pm
June 2, 2015
More funds authorized to clean up railroad ties
WORTHINGTON — After working through an initial $20,000 to remove railroad ties along the short-line railroad owned by Buffalo Ridge Regional Rail Authority (Rock and Nobles counties), Nobles County commissioners on Tuesday authorized additional funds to continue the cleanup efforts. Because...
June 2, 2015 - 9:26pm
March 10, 2015
FEMA Emergency Food and Shelter Program grant funds available
WORTHINGTON — Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council Inc. (SMOC), the community action agency serving Murray, Nobles, Pipestone and Rock counties, was awarded federal funds through the FEMA Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program. The funds are to supplement emergency...
March 10, 2015 - 9:37pm
September 24, 2014
Battling the flood
WORTHINGTON — While the June flood is in the past for most local residents, some are still seeing damage from the aftermath. One significant...
September 24, 2014 - 8:45pm
July 28, 2014
Letter: State rep provides disaster relief update
By District 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton, R-Mountain Lake Recently I was briefed on the status of southwestern Minnesota disaster relief and thought I’d share what I learned with you. As a result of last month’s flooding, President Obama declared a major disaster in eight Minnesota...
July 28, 2014 - 5:22pm
July 2, 2014
LUVERNE — While Tuesday’s visit by Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials was solely to collect damage estimates from governmental...
July 2, 2014 - 8:52pm
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
FEMA begins to tally flooding damage
LUVERNE — Officials with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and Minnesota’s office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management were...
July 1, 2014 - 8:56pm
June 18, 2014
Branstad surveys NW Iowa flood damage
ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa — Gov. Terry Branstad and Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Director Mark Schouten visited Rock Rapids Wednesday...
June 18, 2014 - 8:57pm
June 25, 2013
FEMA backs away from reimbursements
WORTHINGTON -- Even though they were told differently, cities in southwest Minnesota may not be reimbursed for regular work hours related to April's ice storm. It's a change that would cost cities thousands of dollars. "We had been at the applicant briefings, as well in Jackson...
June 25, 2013 - 10:15pm
May 23, 2013
AmeriCorps members to assist FEMA locally
WORTHINGTON -- After spending a few months in New Jersey helping with FEMA efforts after Hurricane Sandy, eight AmeriCorps NCCC (National Civilian...
May 23, 2013 - 11:26pm
May 22, 2013
FEMA ice storm reimbursement period begins
WORTHINGTON -- The clock has started. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) met Wednesday morning and afternoon with officials from...
May 22, 2013 - 4:45pm
May 15, 2013
WORTHINGTON -- After discussions with representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the city of Worthington will take...
May 15, 2013 - 10:36pm
May 14, 2013
FEMA addresses reimbursement
WORTHINGTON -- The next step in the process toward recovery from the April ice storm was taken Tuesday afternoon as Federal Emergency Management...
May 14, 2013 - 10:30pm