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South Dakota students save money, get head start on college career
PolyMet opponents want law judge hearings
Charges filed against family friend in kidnapping, murder of 5-year-old
County budget talks lead to bonding discussion
Government Center steps to be repaired
High school volleyball: Trojans hope experience puts them over the top
Girls tennis: Trojans drop opener to Harrisburg
High school football: H-LP gridders aiming for success
Amateur baseball: Cubs fall in state opener; Milroy wins
Girls tennis: Luverne splits early triangular tests
Sean Hannity, Trump's 'spin doctor'
Letter: Divider-in-chief is at it again
Column: Why pension oversight is important
Column: A nice column about Trump
Column: District 518 geared up for start of new school year
Curtis Lowell Schmidt
James Robert Arnt
Robert D. Miller
Theodore "Ted" Kamstra
Looking Back: 1966 -- Foreign ag specialists visit Worthington
Column: Is it possible to be fast asleep for three or four weeks?
Crazy about the cube: Abel Piper, 12, participates in Rubik’s Cube National Championships
Disheveled Theologian: Twenty years later, still glad to have him with me
Column: Getting lost in the clouds
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Westman 111th birthday
Miller 50th anniversary
Hemmen 60th anniversary
Berger 80th birthday
Scheepstra 85th birthday
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August 22, 2016
Minnesota will not appeal North Dakota coal power suit
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota will not appeal a federal court ruling that called unconstitutional a Minnesota law restricting importing electricity from coal-fired electric generating plants. North Dakota filed the suit against the Minnesota Next Generation Energy Act, passed in 2007, and...
August 22, 2016 - 9:15pm
August 2, 2016
Minnesota House candidate accuses opponent of not disclosing financial contributions
FOSSTON, Minn. -- The race between two Democratic candidates for the Minnesota District 1B House seat continues to heat up, now with allegations of breaking campaign finance laws. On July 28, Erwin Rud submitted a complaint to the state Campaign Finance & Public Disclosure Board...
August 2, 2016 - 9:06pm
August 1, 2016
Dayton, Daudt agree state hospital needs security help
ST. PETER -- Minnesota's governor and House speaker agree that the St. Peter state hospital needs better security, after years of assaults on employees, but how soon that help can come remains in doubt. "There is no perfect answer," House Speaker Kurt Daudt, R-Crown, said Monday after...
August 1, 2016 - 9:09pm
July 26, 2016
UPDATED: Police arrest protesters outside governor’s home
ST. PAUL -- St. Paul police arrested at least 46 people Tuesday near the Governor's Residence on Summit Avenue in a day marked by tense standoffs and groups of protesters being driven to jail in buses. The location has been the focal point of protests for 20 days, beginning just...
July 26, 2016 - 9:42pm
Minnesota delegates remain split over Sanders-Clinton
Bernie Sanders delegates will leave the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia disappointed, but that is pretty common after such gatherings. The question, which will not be answered until the Nov. 8 election, is how many eventually support Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton,...
July 26, 2016 - 8:56pm
July 25, 2016
Higher minimum wage, new laws begin Aug. 1 in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's minimum wage rises August 1 and several new laws will hit the books. The state's large employers must pay at least $9.50 an hour, while smaller businesses will be required to pay $7.75. Training and youth wages also must be at least $7.75. In 2018, Minnesota...
July 25, 2016 - 8:56pm
July 12, 2016
Minnesota water buffer maps released
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota farmers may not need to install as many mandated buffer strips as originally thought, but it still will cost millions of dollars to comply with a new state law. After announcing Tuesday that a new map is available showing where buffers are required, Natural Resources...
July 12, 2016 - 5:05pm
Longtime South St. Paul lawmaker dies, had passion for youth hockey
SOUTH ST. PAUL -- Sen. Jim Metzen, a Democrat who represented South St. Paul for four decades, died Monday night, a Senate spokeswoman confirmed Tuesday morning, July 12. Metzen, who had been undergoing treatment for a return of lung cancer since last year, was known around the Capitol...
July 12, 2016 - 10:01am
July 1, 2016
Capital Chatter: Farm groups back new GMO bill
ST. PAUL -- Farm organizations are happy that the U.S. Senate may be about to pass a bill taking away states' rights to demand that food labels tell consumers if the item has been genetically modified. A bill could be in front of senators as soon as they return from the July 4 holiday...
July 1, 2016 - 9:21pm
June 26, 2016
Numbers add up to a very partisan Minnesota House
ST. PAUL -- State Rep. Rod Hamilton has built a reputation for doing something unusual in Minnesota’s divided Legislature: crossing party lines. Although he more often than not votes with his Republican colleagues, the Mountain Lake legislator can tick off high-profile votes where...
June 26, 2016 - 9:11pm
June 22, 2016
Court sets aside Obama administration fracking rules for public lands
A federal judge in Wyoming has set aside new regulations for hydraulic fracturing on public lands, a victory for oil and gas producers who vehemently opposed the rules. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management lacked Congressional authority to set the rules that cover the practice on federal...
June 22, 2016 - 9:33pm
May 31, 2016
Filing period closed
WORTHINGTON — The filing deadline for individuals seeking public office in the Minnesota House and Senate, county board of commissioners and certain municipalities ended Tuesday. Following is a list provided by the Minnesota Secretary of State’s website (candidates.sos.state.mn.us)...
May 31, 2016 - 9:01pm
May 30, 2016
Filing for area offices ends today
WORTHINGTON — Individuals interested in filing for public offices, including the seats of Minnesota Senate, Minnesota House, county commissioners, Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) supervisors and certain municipalities have until 5 p.m. today to file. As of Monday, the...
May 30, 2016 - 8:11pm
May 17, 2016
Speak for yourself: Filing period begins today for state, county and certain city races
WORTHINGTON — Do you dream of making a difference in your community? Do you think you can help put an end to party gridlock at the state capitol? Are you willing to be the voice for your neighbors, your city and your county? Perhaps then, you’d like to consider filing for public...
May 17, 2016 - 9:56am
April 28, 2016
Q&A: Nobles County Veterans Service Office
The following is part of a series of Q&As with Nobles County departments to educate the public on the services provided. April is County...
April 28, 2016 - 7:42pm