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Ranum pleads guilty to three felony charges
New 72-unit apartment complex planned for Grand Avenue
Sanford Worthington Medical Center begins CEO transition
Bumper bushels: Farmers reap rewards from timely rains
Candidate debates to air Thursday on public TV
Section 3A South volleyball: Higher seeds win first-round matches
Section football playoffs: Showdown season is here
Prep football: H-LP finishes off perfect regular season
Prep volleyball: Setters are crucial to winning
Blast From the Past: Lefty Krohn was a pitching legend
Editorial: Hamilton for District 22B Representative
Letter: Vote yes for Sunday liquor sales in Worthington
Letter: More feasible -- and affordable -- plan needed for school district
Letter: Businesses should take down political signs
Letter: Trump has ‘vision and fortitude’ needed for presidency
Ralph W. Thueson
Linda Diann Finke
Margaret "Jean" Bolin
Patricia "Pat" J. Smedsrud
Eleanor Clarke Garrish
Looking Back: 2006 -- Worthington Ambulance Service wins honor
Pumpkin soup perfect start for lively (but civil) dinner party
Potted mums difficult to establish if planted in fall
Column: Worthington is no stranger to election hullabaloo
New adaptation of ‘Sense and Sensibility’ arrives at Guthrie
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Kill 80th birthday
Taylor 90th birthday
Kunze 90th birthday
Schaap 90th birthday
Van Der Linden-Lindell wedding
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City of Worthington Notice of Public Hearing
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. The river, at 21.91 feet at 11 a.m., is forecast...
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. Flooding. Those climate hazards present major challenges to the quality of life in Minnesota, and Wadena County has some of the most vulnerable populations in the...
February 15, 2015 - 8:34pm
January 29, 2015
Meeting slated Monday for disaster applicants
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County Emergency Management will host a Transition Brief for applicants involved in the federal disaster declaration DR-4182 following the high precipitation storms that occurred in June 2014 at 1 p.m. Monday in the Farmers Room in the lower level of the Nobles...
January 29, 2015 - 9:09pm
December 30, 2014
LUVERNE — After a multi-year drought in southwest Minnesota, the skies opened up in mid-June across the region, dumping approximately 17 inches...
December 30, 2014 - 9:35pm
December 18, 2014
Minnesota leaders look for $9 million for 2014 disasters
ST. PAUL — One of the first actions Minnesota legislators likely will take when they convene next month is approving nearly $9 million to help local governments pay for early-summer flooding that hit much of the state. Gov. Mark Dayton said that $3 million legislators set aside...
December 18, 2014 - 8:51pm
September 15, 2014
Letter: No special section needed for disaster relief
By District 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton, R-Mountain Lake Thanks to a new law approved last session that’s designed to streamline the disaster relief allocation process, a special session will not be needed in order to distribute disaster relief funds to southwestern Minnesota. Murray,...
September 15, 2014 - 5:25pm