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Lightning punches hole in roof, causes fire at Wis. assisted living residence
The future of the state's rural economy is already here, and it looks a lot like southwest Minnesota
Lost hunter built fire, drank bog water to survive 3 days before rescuers pulled him from Minn. forest
Level 3 offender moving to Worthington
Ness to speak in Pipestone on quilting
Cross country: Runck, Piotter lead MLA boys past WHS at Loon Lake
Thursday prep roundup: Pipestone Area sweeps Worthington
With its quirks and acoustics, Williams Arena could give Lynx advantage in WNBA finals
Girls tennis: Pipestone Area tops Trojans, 6-1
Boys soccer: Diaz goal energizes Trojans in 5-2 win
Watching "Vietnam," rethinking one's own youth
Finders keepers doesn't apply to kindness
GREAT INDOORS: Oozing with fall flavors, spiced rum adds richness to pumpkin cobbler
In a pickle over a side dish?
Wine evolution class also teaches basic appreciation
Polly Anna Van Der Linden
Marjorie Ann Leen
Rick "Ricky" Twait
Looking Back: 1992 -- Wellstone was speaker at King Turkey Day
KTD speaker: Start noticing people
Disheveled Theologian: Evening reminiscences
Column: Sunday afternoon outing sufficient for true world wonder
Looking Back: 1992 -- Bristow joins staff of local insurer
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Bruns 50th anniversary
Jensen 85th birthday
Hohensee 50th anniversary
Wallace 80th birthday
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December 18, 2016
Willmar man credits horse-drawn wagon driver as a hero
WILLMAR, Minn. – Al Setrum never got the chance to tell Fred Zwart “thank you.” “He’ll always be a hero for me,” Setrum said. He and his 6-year-old son were among 15 people on Zwart’s horse-drawn carriage Dec. 10 when it crashed during the popular "Celebrate the Light...
December 18, 2016 - 8:44pm
December 15, 2016
Carriage driver injured in ride dies: Zwart credited with preventing serious passenger injuries
WILLMAR, Minn. — Fred Zwart, the horse-drawn wagon driver injured in a Saturday crash during a Christmas light celebration in rural Willmar,...
December 15, 2016 - 10:05pm
June 16, 2016
Mountain Lake gears up for 82nd Pow Wow
MOUNTAIN LAKE — Five days of festivities get underway today as Mountain Lake celebrates its 82nd Pow Wow. The first event on the schedule is the Miss and Little Miss Mountain Lake Pageant, set for 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium. The first clue will also be given today in the...
June 16, 2016 - 8:28pm
Cardboard boat races highlight of Lake Wilson festival
LAKE WILSON — Can a boat made out of cardboard float? Attendees at the fourth annual Lake Wilson Town & Country Days will find out the answer to that question on Saturday. If you think you can build a seaworthy structure from cardboard, registration for Town & Country Days...
June 16, 2016 - 8:27pm
June 15, 2016
Rock Rapids hosts Heritage Days this weekend
ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa — A medallion hunt is already under way today in conjunction with Rock Rapids Heritage Days celebration, but the festival gets into full swing Friday. Here is the schedule of events: Friday 7 to 9 a.m., Dad’s Belgian Waffle Feed breakfast, Forster Community...
June 15, 2016 - 9:22pm
Fulda Wood Duck Festival honors fire department’s 125 years of service
FULDA — What happens when a carnival backs out one week before a community’s annual celebration? Well, in Fulda it means an onslaught of volunteers coming to the rescue to plan hometown carnival games in a pinch. Fulda Area Community Club member Dan Uttech said they have everything...
June 15, 2016 - 9:21pm
June 12, 2016
Cool times on scorching days: Child’s play, classic music and festival atmosphere reign at Regatta
WORTHINGTON — It wasn’t just child’s play, but the weekend Worthington Windsurfing Regatta and Music Festival offered a wonderland of activities,...
June 12, 2016 - 8:21pm
June 1, 2016
Bison mascots welcome visitors to Luverne for Buffalo Days celebration
8 a.m. Wednesday UPDATE: Kick the Can Triathlon organizer Dave Duffy has cancelled the triathlon relay planned for Saturday. All other events...
June 1, 2016 - 8:20am
May 30, 2016
Sibley summer festival starts Thursday
SIBLEY, Iowa — Rain and thunder ruined many outdoor plans this past weekend, but members of the Sibley Chamber of Commerce hope their four-day festival, “Good Ole Summertime,” will bring out the sun. The event kicks off at 6 p.m. Thursday with a beach party for seventh- and...
May 30, 2016 - 8:34pm
April 27, 2016
WHS band awards seniors, places high at jazz festival
WORTHINGTON — In an April 11 appearance at the Region 2AA Jazz Festival in Chanhassen, the Worthington High School (WHS) Trojan Jazz Band earned...
April 27, 2016 - 8:48pm
March 24, 2016
Have you got talent?
WORTHINGTON — Although July’s International Festival is still several months away, the committee is searching for new talent to express themselves...
March 24, 2016 - 8:44pm
March 6, 2016
Musically motivated: 101 fifth-graders to perform at festival Tuesday
WORTHINGTON — One hundred and one: That’s how many Worthington Middle School (WMS) fifth-graders will be tooting their own horns (and numerous...
March 6, 2016 - 7:21pm
January 18, 2016
Snowkiting coming to Winterfest
WORTHINGTON — What do you get when you combine windsurfing, snowboarding and kite-flying? A high-intensity activity with spectator appeal and unique character: snowkiting. “Snowkiting is the winter version of windsurfing — lots of windsurfers get kites out in the winter. Since...
January 18, 2016 - 7:53pm
January 5, 2016
Kat Perkins coming to Worthington: NBC’s ‘The Voice’ semifinalist to perform at music festival in June
WORTHINGTON — Kat Perkins, a semifinalist on NBC’s “The Voice,” will perform as the headliner June 10 at the Worthington Windsurfing...
January 5, 2016 - 8:08pm
December 21, 2015
Oromo people to celebrate New Year on Saturday: Public invited to share in cultural event
WORTHINGTON — Natives of Oromia now living in southwest Minnesota, northwest Iowa and eastern South Dakota will gather in Worthington Saturday...
December 21, 2015 - 8:58pm