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Watering ban ends
Health officials investigate Fond du Lac Reservation E. coli cases
Five long years
Sanborn’s Railroad Days begin Friday
Ukraine separatist fighters had missile
Legion baseball: Worthington season comes to an end on walk-off
College basketball: Potter, Knutson among four Minnesota West recruits
14U soccer: Worthington advances to state title match
Blast From the Past: In '64, WHS stole the diamond
USA Wrestling: Keegan Moore wins Greco-Roman national title
Column: Wall Street thieves should be ashamed ... and shamed
Letter: International Festival a great celebration
Letter: Love INC appreciative of support during Regatta
Editorial: State auditor race offers intrigue
Richard Nicholas Gaul
Rosa Lee Ingenthron
Religion briefs: July 24
Guthrie’s ‘My Fair Lady’ is lavish and ‘loverly’
Looking Back: 1939 - Large bowling alley planned in Worthington
Column: Advertisement - 'Travel from Hanoi to Miloma today'
On the Bourbon Trail: Jeep trip takes couple to back roads of Kentucky
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Wietzema 50th anniversary
Greve 50th anniversary
Glaser 50th anniversary
White 80th birthday
Junger 80th birthday
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Data: July 21, 2014
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July 20, 2014
2008 amendment offers buffet of outdoors, arts funds
ST. PAUL — The moose population in northern Minnesota’s forests is dwindling, but a tax that voters raised in 2008 could help save the giants. “All of us came together on this project, Minnesota Moose Collaborative, to do what we know would work for one element to improve...
July 20, 2014 - 9:09pm
July 9, 2014
Dayton seeks disaster declaration
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton Wednesday asked that counties damaged by floods last month be declared a presidential disaster area. Dayton also added 16 counties to the state disaster list, meaning 51 of Minnesota’s 87 counties reported damage from flooding that began...
July 9, 2014 - 10:00pm
July 8, 2014
Obama seeks money, fast hearings to curb young migrant surge
WASHINGTON — The U.S. administration took steps Tuesday to halt a cross-border surge of children from Central America, asking Congress for $3.7 billion in emergency spending and putting in place plans to make the youngsters’ deportation hearings a priority. It was President Barack...
July 8, 2014 - 10:03pm
$200,000 additional funding to District 518
WORTHINGTON — Thanks to $54 million in new education funding enacted by the Minnesota Legislature and Gov. Mark Dayton during the 2014 legislative session, Worthington District 518 schools will receive an additional $209,673 in new funding this school year. The new funding is...
July 8, 2014 - 9:54pm
July 1, 2014
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 in Rock, Nobles and Jackson counties on Tuesday to conduct preliminary damage assessments for a region of the state damaged by flood waters...
July 1, 2014 - 8:56pm
June 25, 2014
New MN budget helps rural schools
ST. PAUL — A revised two-year Minnesota state budget that starts Tuesday is good news, rural education advocates say. Rich suburban school districts have done well at raising residents’ taxes to improve their budgets, and the state has done a good job of boosting urban districts’...
June 25, 2014 - 7:59pm
June 9, 2014
Lake Park takes first steps to address housing
LAKE PARK, Iowa — The community of Lake Park is in the midst of assessing properties and compiling applications after being awarded a $246,000 Community Development Block Grant from the Iowa Economic Development Authority to target housing rehabilitation in its community. Carol...
June 9, 2014 - 10:58pm
June 3, 2014
Library issue pulled from ballot
WORTHINGTON — In unanimous agreement Tuesday morning, Nobles County commissioners voted to ask the city of Worthington not to include a referendum on November’s ballot seeking the public’s support to use Worthington’s former pool site for potential development of a new public...
June 3, 2014 - 9:04pm
June 2, 2014
LAKEFIELD — When Lakefield natives Adrianna Cranston and Aaron Brandt applied through the International Volunteer HQ program to work in a Ghana orphanage in the small village of Dodowa, an hour’s drive from the larger city of Accra, they had hoped for a mix of volunteerism with...
June 2, 2014 - 9:19pm
May 23, 2014
Grandparents race to the rescue of college funds
NEW YORK — In an era of stagnant wages and rising prices, Americans are expected not only to pay the daily bills and save millions for retirement, but also put away enough for college for their kids. The only problem is that most people can't afford to save simultaneously on so...
May 23, 2014 - 9:27pm
May 18, 2014
‘A needed service’
WORTHINGTON — Last week, the Minnesota Department of Human Services announced $45.4 million in grants to increase access to mental health services in the state’s schools. Among the agencies that will receive the funds is Southwestern Mental Health Center, to provide services in...
May 18, 2014 - 9:42pm
May 5, 2014
Fundraiser for Worthington flag project is Friday
WORTHINGTON — American flags will soon be lining Oxford Street, thanks to the efforts of the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce Community Improvement Committee. A total of 74 flags will stretch from near Oxford Street’s intersection with Diagonal Road to Douglas Avenue. It...
May 5, 2014 - 7:57pm
Bonding projects debated
ST. PAUL — The last remaining major puzzle piece to finishing the 2014 Minnesota Legislature is set to be put in place. Sen. LeRoy Stumpf, D-Plummer, Monday announced a proposal topping $1 billion to fund public works projects around the state. It came two weeks before the Legislature...
May 5, 2014 - 7:38pm
March 19, 2014
Rock County approves $4 million bond for roads, bridges
LUVERNE — Rock County Commissioners unanimously approved a $4 million bonding project following a public hearing in Luverne Tuesday and will dedicate the funds toward improving roads and bridges. “Every Rock County Commissioner will tell you the most common complaint they get...
March 19, 2014 - 8:42pm
March 18, 2014
District 518 passes Nobles Home Initiative
WORTHINGTON — The District 518 Board of Education joined the Nobles County board and Worthington’s city council in voting unanimously in favor of the Nobles Home Initiative during its regular meeting Tuesday night at Worthington High School (WHS). During the Tuesday meeting,...
March 18, 2014 - 9:36pm