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Amato to speak Oct. 9 at Murray County Historical Society annual meeting
Noxious weed on state’s eradication list found in Nobles County
Hobie Wave Midwest Regional Regatta begins today on Lake Okabena
Former college linebacker sues bars, attackers for injury in 2014 Mankato brawl
Regency Beauty schools close nationwide, including five in Minnesota
Soccer: WHS boys shut out Jordan, girls shut out by Jordan
Area prep volleyball roundup
Girls tennis: Trojans tennis tops MACCRAY
Scott Rall: Why you feed them all year long
Prep football: Key contests are on tap
Column: Trump -- too much of a wacko bird to be an albatross
Letter: Crossing at middle school must be made safer
Letter: “It’s time for Trump”? Not so much
Column: Sniffles and The Cyber go to town
Column: I'm not done yet -- a tribute to a friend
Nellie Lois Bruns
Douglas Ralph Geertsema
Art exhibit opening is Sunday
Looking Back: 1966 -- Luverne man awarded bronze star for ‘heroic achievement’
Truesdell is new pastor at American Reformed Church
Bosmas add barn quilt to their northwest Iowa property
Column: Shaking Up the Sanctuary
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Rehborg 50th annivwrsary
Benson 55th anniversary
Bakker 50th anniversary
Data: Sept. 30, 2016
Review and comment on the school construction proposal
Notice of informal probate Carl Edward Smid
Data: Sept. 29, 2016
Data: Sept. 27, 2016
February 7, 2013
Afternoon on the lake
Two anglers pull their gear on frozen Lake Okabena late Thursday afternoon as they prepare to try their luck ice fishing.
February 7, 2013 - 9:45pm
December 16, 2012
A pair of anglers prepare to test their luck on Lake Okabena in Worthington. Ice thickness on the lake is variable and people should use extreme...
December 16, 2012 - 10:14pm
September 23, 2012
Zebra mussel discovered in Iowa Great Lakes
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- Since this spring, sampling plates have been dangling from the bottom of navigation buoys throughout the Iowa Great Lakes...
September 23, 2012 - 9:46pm
Iowa Great Lakes to get electric fish barrier
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- The Iowa Department of Natural Resources will open bids on Wednesday for the first-ever electric fish barrier to be constructed...
September 23, 2012 - 9:40pm
June 6, 2012
Worthington Optimists to host fishing derby Saturday
WORTHINGTON -- In conjunction with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' (DNR) Take a Kid Fishing Weekend Friday through Sunday, the Optimist Club of Worthington will host its annual Kids Fishing Derby from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Chautauqua Park. During the DNR event,...
June 6, 2012 - 11:07pm
May 4, 2012
Tips, tricks and advice from the everyday anglers at HSO
WORTHINGTON -- Information and advice can be found on any subject under the sun these days, simply by accessing the Internet. But it isn't always easy to know which sites to trust. For instance, learning about the details of brain surgery from a site called "Bubba Billy's Bullpucky...
May 4, 2012 - 12:36am
The lost art of relaxed shore fishing
With all of the technology that is available today, fishing is for many not the leisurely, relaxing activity it used to be. As a kid, I can member I would ride around Lake Okabeba on the bike my folks bought from the Pedal Pushers store. It was a Vista 10 speed and I thought, at...
May 4, 2012 - 12:33am
Attention to detail can make a big difference
Often the difference between catching no fish and a few fish or the difference between catching a few fish and a ton of fish is not very noticeable. The anglers that are the most attentive to the smallest of details are the ones who normally have the biggest and best fishing stories...
May 4, 2012 - 12:32am
Hoping for a better year
AVOCA -- My husband has a t-shirt and probably a can cooler that states something about a bad day of fishing being better than a good day of anything else. I totally agree, but this year it wasn't bad fishing that was a problem. It was a lack of fishing. It was like there was this...
May 4, 2012 - 12:30am
February 24, 2012
Winter may be back, but area ice remains thin
WORTHINGTON -- Reports of a truck going through the ice and sinking up to its front bumper in Lake Okabena Thursday night serve as a good reminder...
February 24, 2012 - 9:27pm
November 14, 2011
Fishing against the wind
Blustery winds containing a cold bite and harshly crashing waves didn't stop several area fishermen from doing a bit of angling Monday afternoon...
November 14, 2011 - 9:15pm
September 27, 2011
Preston Leopold, 11, and his father Ted walk across the bicycle bridge on their way to do some fishing in Lake Okabena Tuesday afternoon in ...
September 27, 2011 - 9:26pm
May 15, 2011
Anglers were out in numbers Saturday as they tested their luck on Worthington's Lake Okabena for the opener of Minnesota's fishing season.
May 15, 2011 - 9:08pm
May 13, 2011
Ben Lutterman (center) lands a crappie with Halden Van Wyhe Tyler Reusch.
May 13, 2011 - 8:38pm
April 25, 2011
Buy a walleye stamp to support walleye stocking
April 25, 2011 - 2:00pm