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Pro-referendum group makes presentation at council meeting
ND archaeologist: No burial sites destroyed by Dakota Access
Man pleads guilty to drug charge
Ex-police chief found guilty seven years later of kiling pregnant girlfriend
High school volleyball: Trojans fight back but can't seal win at Redwood Valley
Wolter: The mysterious Minnesota Vikings
Girls tennis: Trojans put up a fight in final home match
Girls soccer: Trojans fall to Willmar in the rain
College football: Slow start comes back to bite Bluejays
Column: In praise of good government geeks
Letter: We don't miss the bad bugs, but ...
Column: E15 an affordable, clean-burning option at the pump
Letter: WHS marching band something to take pride in
Letter: Be sure to attend NCHS book release event
Rory C. Burke
Kenneth R. Busch
Willa B. Muir
Douglas Ralph Geertsema
Truesdell is new pastor at American Reformed Church
Bosmas add barn quilt to their northwest Iowa property
Column: Shaking Up the Sanctuary
Looking Back: 1991 -- Perkins family receives conservation honor
Column: Robert Kennedy’s visit to city brought unprecedented excitement
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Bakker 50th anniversary
De Berg 80th birthday
Gerber 95th birthday
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Notice of Public Hearing
School Board Minutes for August
April 17, 2016
Keeping residents safe and secure: County government listens to residents, takes action
WORTHINGTON — From assessing properties to coordinating elections, keeping people safe to teaching volunteers how to respond to emergencies,...
April 17, 2016 - 8:48pm
April 5, 2016
County commissioners celebrate National County Government month: Community volunteers honored
WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Board of Commissioners met in regular session Tuesday morning to meet with department heads and proclaim April as National County Government month in Nobles County. Nationwide, 3,069 counties provide services to more than 300 million Americans. This...
April 5, 2016 - 7:44pm
February 29, 2016
Column: Giving the people a voice
WASHINGTON — Our system of government was designed to be of the people, by the people and for the people. To protect the God-given natural rights of each citizen and preserve our liberty, the U.S. Constitution was specifically designed to limit governmental power. That’s why we...
February 29, 2016 - 7:29pm
February 17, 2016
Security or privacy? Apple clashes with U.S. government over San Bernardino shooter's iPhone
WASHINGTON — A court order demanding that Apple Inc. help the U.S. government unlock the encrypted iPhone of one of the San Bernardino shooters...
February 17, 2016 - 2:49pm
January 4, 2016
Oregon refuge occupiers voice ire at U.S. government reach
PRINCETON, Ore. — The leaders of a group of self-styled militiamen who took over a U.S. wildlife refuge headquarters over the weekend said...
January 4, 2016 - 2:50pm
December 7, 2015
Dayton names his lawyer human services commissioner
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton appointed his office’s chief lawyer to run Minnesota government’s largest agency. Emily Johnson Piper takes...
December 7, 2015 - 8:53pm
December 1, 2015
State lawmakers consider civics test bill
ST. PAUL — Far more United States youths can name an “American Idol” judge than the U.S. Supreme Court chief justice (John Roberts). Many youths cannot name one of the three branches of the federal government (executive, legislative and judicial). Not many know what we call...
December 1, 2015 - 7:41pm
March 30, 2015
Nobles County talks tax-forfeited parcels, staircases at work session
WORTHINGTON — Tax-forfeited properties, the Nobles County Government Center’s staircases and walking trails in the city of Worthington were among topics discussed by county commissioners during a Monday morning work session. The work sessions have become a common monthly gathering...
March 30, 2015 - 8:51pm
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....
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