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Winterfest Medallion Clue #3
Counting the lives lost to intimate violence
Dayton offers $41 billion budget
A gathering of ‘deer’ friends
Traffic stop leads to drug bust
Prep girls basketball: Southwest Minnesota Christian remains undefeated in conference
Prep boys basketball: Fluit shot wins it for Edgerton
Prep hockey: Luverne gets sweep over Worthington
Prep wrestling: Jackson County Central gets key win; Adrian nipped on the road
Prep gymnastics: Jackson County Central finds 140s again
Column: A blueprint for success in 2015
Letter: A common-sense approach to energy policy
Letter: Bowled over by football -- literally
Letter: Stop creation of Internet 'slow lanes'
Letter: Look to commandments for answers
Judy & Bruce Schmidt
Dennis Palmer Luitjens
Allan (Al) Altnow
Raymond E. Barrett
Revving for retirement: Ricker leaves full-time ministry after almost 20 years at First Lutheran
Looking Back: 1940 -- Nobles County ranks among top flax producers in Minnesota
Looking Back: 1940 - Steamed turned into blades of new turbine at Worthington power plant
Column: On a mild, windy January day, some storm stories
Out & About: Jan. 16-31
Out and About
Ruesch 80th birthday
Altman 80th birthday
Hitzemann 85th birthday
Spessard 90th birthday
Hallstrom 99th birthday
Data: Jan. 27, 2015
Data: Jan. 26, 2015
Data: Jan. 25, 2015
Data: Jan. 23, 2015
Special School Board Meeting January
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
December 11, 2014
Shutdown deadline looms
WASHINGTON — With the threat looming of a midnight government shutdown, the fate of a $1.1 trillion U.S. spending bill was thrust into doubt Thursday by Democratic objections over a provision to roll back part of the Dodd-Frank financial reform law. Republican leaders in the House...
December 11, 2014 - 8:26pm
October 26, 2014
Column: Barack Obama, bewildered bystander
WASHINGTON — The president is upset. Very upset. Frustrated and angry. Seething about the government’s handling of Ebola, said the front-page headline in The New York Times last Saturday. There’s only one problem with this pose, so obligingly transcribed for him by the Times....
opinion / columns
October 26, 2014 - 8:29pm
Candidates vie for seats in Jackson County
Editor’s note: The following are written responses to questions posed to the candidates; they are published in the form they are received and not edited. Three bid for Ward 2 city council Editor’s note: Dave Cushman did not submit his questionnaire for publication. Jeff...
October 26, 2014 - 8:10pm
Jobs drive state economy, candidates agree
MINNEAPOLIS — Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican challenger Jeff Johnson agree that creating jobs is job No. 1 for the next governor. But they differ sharply on what a governor can or should do to shape the state’s economy. They also part company on how good economic conditions...
October 26, 2014 - 8:01pm
October 20, 2014
U.S. takes dozens off Ebola watch lists
DALLAS — Weeks of worry about Ebola infection ended Monday for several dozen people who came off watch lists in the United States, but more than 260 others were still being monitored for symptoms as the U.S. government ramped up its response to the virus. In Texas, 43 people who...
October 20, 2014 - 8:59pm
September 9, 2014
No special session expected for disaster
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s new disaster fund may be enough to reimburse local governments for early-summer flood-fighting costs until legislators return to work Jan. 6. That is the gist of a Tuesday memorandum from the state finance commissioner and emergency management director. The...
September 9, 2014 - 8:16pm
August 27, 2014
Immigration could set stage for big U.S. budget showdown
WASHINGTON — Conservatives in the U.S. Congress who object to President Barack Obama’s immigration policies are threatening to tie a must-pass budget bill to the issue, making for a possible showdown in September and raising the specter of a government shutdown. When lawmakers...
August 27, 2014 - 8:18pm