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Heartland Express to offer daily route service in town
Republicans want to delay, change vegetative buffers around Minnesota waters; Dayton says no way
$542 million plan emerges to help 4 percent of Minnesotans in individual health insurance market
Klobuchar won't support Supreme Court nominee
Housing market remains strong in Nobles County
UPDATE: UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
Track and field: Trojans have good numbers for spring
Eriksson Ek showing signs of improvement for Wild
Rule 5 pick Haley makes Twins roster
Prep baseball: Adrian re-tools; JCC looks strong
Column: Set of bills would battle opioid addicton
Editorial: We’re still here and serving our readers
Letter: Newspaper needs more ‘local flavor’
Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
Column: Thanks to Minnesota farmers, we’re making great progress on new buffer requirement
John Robert Volberding
Edeth E. Jenkins
Donald Ray Meyer
Amanda Faith Schmidt
Robert Allen Yates
Church’s Lenten theme gets people thinking
Daughters often get first tanning salon experience with mom
Column: Your not-average people have great things going for them
Remarkable recovery: A combined 14 surgeries later, Bart and Sherry DeBoer share tale of crash with suspected drunk driver
Disheveled Theologian: Forsaken -- A few thoughts during Lent, week 4
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January 12, 2016
Greater MN brings back request: More state funds, please
ST. PAUL — There is no surprise to what Greater Minnesota cities want from the next Legislature: more state money. It is an issue Greater Minnesota city officials, along with those from Minneapolis and St. Paul, have brought to legislators every year for more than a decade. State...
January 12, 2016 - 7:46pm
November 6, 2015
Sticking up for student exchange: Bumper sticker sales raise funds for sister city program
WORTHINGTON — As the city of Worthington prepares to build a sculpture in Chautauqua Park to represent a bridge of friendship, tradition and...
November 6, 2015 - 9:06am
October 21, 2015
District 518 funds remain ‘relatively strong’
WORTHINGTON — School board members were briefed on District 518’s audit report at the board’s meeting Tuesday. Ellen Hoefker, of Drealan, Kvilhaug, Hoefker & Co., told the school board that the district’s fund balances continue to be secure. “You are in strong and...
October 21, 2015 - 8:41pm
October 4, 2015
$3 million: SWMHP celebrates grant, seeks community input on allocation of funds Friday
WORTHINGTON — The Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership (SWMHP) has reason to celebrate and needs the community’s input. The organization recently received a $3 million grant from ArtPlace America to incorporate arts and culture into southwestern Minnesota communities through...
October 4, 2015 - 8:16pm
July 8, 2015
'We'll take it': Cash-strapped small cities get state funds for transportation
WORTHINGTON — More than 700 small cities from across Minnesota will receive an extra check in the mail later this month in state aid earmarked...
July 8, 2015 - 8:38pm
June 25, 2015
Raising the roof
WILMONT — The 2013 population of Wilmont is listed as 343, and all of them could fit inside the community’s VFW facility at one time. With...
June 25, 2015 - 8:41pm
May 19, 2015
County to draw from reserve funds for broadband grant
WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Board of Commissioners voted Tuesday to take $25,000 from reserves in hopes of attracting a $25,000 grant from Blandin Broadband Communities to conduct a feasibility study to bring broadband service to all areas of the county. “The ultimate goal...
May 19, 2015 - 9:33pm
April 27, 2015
Klobuchar pushes for access to federal emergency funds for avian flu
LITCHFIELD — Millions of federal dollars have already been spent to respond to a deadly avian influenza that has wiped out millions of turkeys in Minnesota ,and there’s a commitment to spend even more money as the virus continues to devastate area farms. “My major push is...
April 27, 2015 - 9:41pm
March 24, 2015
County transfers funds to aid in economic development efforts
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County commissioners on Tuesday approved a transfer of more than half a million dollars from its revolving loan fund to the Worthington Regional Economic Development Corp., acting as a Local Development Organization. The transfer will allow the WREDC to...
March 24, 2015 - 8:37pm
December 17, 2014
Local representatives hear the issues
WORTHINGTON — District 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton and District 22 Sen. Bill Weber heard key regional issues on which their constituents think they...
December 17, 2014 - 8:44pm
September 15, 2014
Luverne combats hunger
LUVERNE — Students in Luverne received a hands-on lesson in charity and community service thanks to a partnership with members of their community...
September 15, 2014 - 8:49pm
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
April 22, 2014
Murray County Medical Center’s interim CEO gives hospital update
SLAYTON — Murray County Medical Center (MCMC) Interim CEO John Osse gave his initial presentation to the MCMC Hospital board during its Tuesday meeting at the Murray County Government Center. Osse gave an administrative report on what he has done since becoming interim CEO, and...
April 22, 2014 - 8:37pm
March 25, 2014
Radiothon to raise funds for Cure Kids Cancer
EDGERTON — Some people can rattle off important dates in their life — birthdates of their children, wedding anniversaries or the anniversary...
March 25, 2014 - 11:08pm
May 14, 2013
House committee approves ice storm aid
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota House is to consider helping southwestern Minnesota obtain federal funds to recover from an April ice storm. The House Ways and Means Committee Tuesday night approved on a voice vote spending $1.5 million, which would leverage federal funds to help pay for...
May 14, 2013 - 10:29pm