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Missing pregnant woman found dead in Chippewa National Forest
Five ways Minnesota is tackling the opioid crisis
Two sides of the opioid crisis in Minnesota: New opioid addiction treatments are saving lives, but not everyone has access
ASTRO BOB: The Winter Triangle meets the preposterous monoceros
'Building the ice palace': Artist Hans Gilsdorf reflects on challenges of construction
College men's hockey: Bulldogs finish sweep of Miami
Boys basketball: Trojans win with solid second half
Twins trade for starting pitcher Jake Odorizzi
Iowa state wrestling: DeJong second at 195 pounds
Section 3A gymnastics: Worthington qualifies for fourth straight state tournament
Commentary: Why are natural disasters called an act of God?
Commentary: Liars required for 'fake news' to proliferate
Letter: Story on Brewster boulder triggers memories
Letter: Exchange student experiences first Thanksgiving, Christmas in Worthington
Column: Worthington schools committed to 'Child Find'
Mary "Betty" Anderson
Bonnie Kay Liebl
Rubber plants follow natural tree-like tendency
Disheveled Theologian: Of mince and (paper) men
Still visit those who no longer recognize you
Heritage houseplants: Readers share stories of long-living plants
Kind kids help hurting teacher
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Huisman 60th anniversary
Boltjes 50th anniversary
Heeringa 70th anniversary
Koehne 60th anniversary
Birth: Elizabeth Ruth Standafer
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
September 10, 2017
Two prehistoric Indian sites found in path of FM diversion route
FARGO—Two campsites used by prehistoric Indians for butchering animals lie in the path of the diversion channel designed to provide flood...
September 10, 2017 - 2:51pm
September 2, 2017
Could Harvey-style flooding happen in Twin Cities?
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans watching devastating footage of a flooded Houston don't need to run out and buy life rafts just yet. Experts say the...
September 2, 2017 - 1:00pm
March 21, 2017
Trump's cut to flood map program could cause insurance rate hikes, consumer group says
A proposal by the Trump administration to cut $190 million in funding for updating U.S. maps of flood-prone areas would trigger higher insurance...
March 21, 2017 - 8:13am
December 2, 2016
Capital Chatter: Most agree on stadium suites dispute, no families
ST. PAUL -- Agreement is at hand, it would appear, about a flare-up over a state agency's officials taking family members and others to watch Minnesota Vikings games for free.
December 2, 2016 - 8:42pm
September 27, 2016
Cresting Cedar River putting pressure on Cedar Rapids storm sewer system
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — The Cedar River has essentially crested in Cedar Rapids, and the barriers, berms and sandbags put in place are keeping the water in check. But city officials warned Tuesday that a threat still looms below ground.
September 27, 2016 - 7:47pm
August 24, 2016
Better late than never: Grant dollars target fields damaged in 2014 flooding
LUVERNE -- Soil and Water Conservation Districts in Rock, Pipestone and Jackson counties are among 15 counties across southern Minnesota to be awarded state grants to help fund conservation projects in areas hit hard by heavy rains in 2014. The Minnesota Board of Water & Soil...
August 24, 2016 - 10:14pm
June 22, 2016
DNR opts not to replace dam at Blue Mound State Park
LUVERNE -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced Wednesday it will not replace the dam in Blue Mounds State Park that suffered...
June 22, 2016 - 9:59pm
June 7, 2016
Tiling can help control flooding, five members of Congress told
MOORHEAD — Farmer Scott Gillespie of Johnson, near the headwaters of the Red River in far western Minnesota, said farmers can’t just do it...
June 7, 2016 - 11:11am
June 1, 2016
City faces lawsuit over 2006 flooding
WORTHINGTON — The former owner of Worthington’s Super 8 Motel is suing the city of Worthington for allegedly neglecting its duties in maintaining...
June 1, 2016 - 9:35pm
January 3, 2016
Illinois battles flooding as Mississippi River builds downstream
ALEXANDER COUNTY, Ill. — Residents of flooded areas in far southern Illinois anxiously waited for the swollen Mississippi River to peak Sunday,...
January 3, 2016 - 7:45pm
August 18, 2015
County considers technology update
WORTHINGTON — As problems with aging ditch systems and tile lines continue to crop up, Nobles County Public Works Director Stephen Schnieder recommended Nobles County commissioners invest in equipment — including an $80,000 self-propelled camera — during Tuesday’s board meeting. Noting...
August 18, 2015 - 9:12pm
July 6, 2015
Wet weather dampens southwest Minnesota
WORTHINGTON — The National Weather Service at Sioux Falls, S.D., issued a flood warning for Split Rock Creek in Pipestone and Rock counties...
July 6, 2015 - 8:22pm
Road flooding reported in Twin Cities, western Wisconsin
RIVER FALLS, Wis. — Rainfall that could total 9 inches since midnight closed several roads in west-central Wisconsin and the Twin Cities early Monday. The National Weather Service, which issued a flood warning, said emergency services personnel in southern St. Croix County and...
July 6, 2015 - 7:53pm
March 16, 2015
Farmers lead the way
LAMBERTON — Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably noticed the unseasonably warm temperatures and beautiful weather in the past few days. The ever-changing climate was the focus of a conference hosted Monday in Lamberton by the University of Minnesota Extension...
March 16, 2015 - 8:35pm
February 15, 2015
How vulnerable is Minnesota to climate change?
Drought. Extreme heat. Heavy downpours. Air pollution. Vector-borne diseases like tick-borne and the West Nile virus.
February 15, 2015 - 8:34pm