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Which way do we go? Roundabout proven safer, but some are confused
Hog heaven: Sibley-Ocheyedan FFA chapter meets fundraising goal
St. Gabriel's Church gives back with Stations of the Cross donation
Minnesota West volunteers to be featured during fund drive
Some Minnesota highways will get higher speed limits
Section 3A boys basketball: DeBoer board, free throw save Southwest
Girls basketball: MCW, BEA, JCC, Pipestone Area move on
College wrestling: Henning, Farris ousted in nationals
State wrestling tournament: Axford upsets No. 1; Two Trojans in semis
State Class A wrestling tournament: W/ML's Stevens goes OT to advance
Column: A step forward in Afghanistan
Column: District 518 moving forward with high school addition project
Column: The waiting game Boehner can't win
Column: Workforce housing key to economic growth in Greater Minnesota
Column: Twitter as America's conscience
Joseph L. Tolver
Robert H. Strandberg
Joan Vance Wiley
A real puzzler: Pat Loosbrock puts together works of art, piece by piece
Column: Hay! Did you know about our town's wonder crop?
Out & About: Feb. 27-March 7
Religion briefs: Feb. 26
Looking Back: 1940 - Historic Chautauqua Park pavilion torn down
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Lamfers 80th birthday
Grube 80th birthday
Erdman 80th birthday
Moser 85th birthday
Tax-Forfeited Land Classification Public Meeting Notice
Data: Feb. 28, 2015
Data: Feb. 27, 2015
Notice of Proposed City Ordinance
Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale
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
March 16, 2014
School seeks $6 million to upgrade invasive species, bee labs
ST. PAUL — Critical research on Minnesota’s aquatic pests and food supply is being conducted in a century-old tractor garage and a condemned workshop on the University of Minnesota’s St. Paul campus. The school’s bee laboratory is lodged in a small, unfinished cinder block...
March 16, 2014 - 9:21pm