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Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to visit Worthington Thursday
District 518 board hears news of Prairie Elementary activities
Sunset Park is headquarters for Saturday swim, hockey
City sees increase in commercial and residential development in 2016
Worthington man sentenced for first-degree criminal sexual conduct
Prep roundup: Pipestone Area wins Big South Conference wrestling tournament; Three Trojans seniors place first
Gymnastics: Trojans score over 141, top Blue Earth Area
Prep sports roundup: Marshall tops JCC boys basketball team again
WHS basketball: Trojans claim fourth straight in win over New Ulm
Prep roundup: Two late goals lift LS-H/SP past Luverne
Health care bill offers ‘real solutions’
Letter: Weber’s ‘bait and switch’ on health care
Letter: Changes needed in charitable gaming taxation
Letter: Introduction of invasive species can be stopped
Column: Restoring checks and balances
Janet Lucille Belz
Dora Mae Laura Pommier
Paul Henry Jones, Sr.
Looking Back: 2007 -- Hoffman, Hagen earn special Chamber honors
Herb chicken and mushrooms easy, elegant dinner favorite
A fast-food salad you’ll want to make at home
Column: Nose for news and all other noses once were pressed into these
Paulzines embrace adoption, finalize fourth in November
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Five generations: Ebeling family
Wachter 95th birthday
Enterprise Funds 2017 Adopted Budget
2017 Minnesota City Summary Budget Statement
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November 15, 2016
US Rep. Noem to run for SD governor in 2018
MITCHELL, S.D. -- Recently elected U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem will run for governor of South Dakota in 2018. According to a news release sent by the Kristi Noem for Governor campaign, the Hamlin County native will seek the governor’s office in Pierre, which will be vacated by term-limited...
November 15, 2016 - 8:42pm
November 9, 2016
Peterson, Hughes square off for U.S. House
DETROIT LAKES — The House race in Minnesota’s 7th Congressional District was close late Tuesday, Nov. 8, but Democrat Collin Peterson claimed a slight lead. Peterson, who represents a large chunk of western Minnesota and lives in Detroit Lakes, faced Republican Dave Hughes, a...
November 9, 2016 - 1:31am
Minnesotans like panel for determining legislator pay
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans appeared to support a constitutional amendment establishing a 16-member independent panel to determine state legislator pay.With 2,645 of 4,120 precincts reporting Tuesday night, Nov. 8, unofficial returns from the secretary of state indicated nearly 76 percent...
November 9, 2016 - 1:30am
Hudson, MacDonald compete for MN court seat
MOORHEAD — Voters were asked to decide if a recent appointee or an attorney should be placed on seat six of the Minnesota Supreme Court on Tuesday, Nov. 8. As of press time, with 2,729 of 4,120 precincts reporting, Justice Natalie Hudson was leading with 60 percent of the vote...
November 9, 2016 - 1:29am
November 7, 2016
Panel revises ND gathering pipeline rules to address concerns raised by oil industry, lawmakers
BISMARCK, N.D. – North Dakota regulators approved revised rules for gathering pipelines Monday, Nov. 7, to address concerns raised by the oil industry and state lawmakers who decided in September to delay the groundbreaking rules from taking effect. The state Industrial Commission...
November 7, 2016 - 4:33pm
November 4, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Simon says Minnesota election will not be rigged
ST. PAUL -- Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump says the election is rigged against him, although he has offered no proof. Many people, including some in the federal government, fear Russia will try to affect the election with electronic attacks. But Minnesota Secretary of...
November 4, 2016 - 8:31pm
November 3, 2016
MNsure signs month's worth of customers in two days
ST. PAUL — Technology issues are fixed and the state's MNsure health insurance sales program has enrolled 10,000 Minnesotans, a mark not hit for nearly a month last year. "We've helped more Minnesotans than we have in any two-day period in our history," MNsure executive Allison...
November 3, 2016 - 9:20pm
About 13 percent of registered Minnesota voters have already cast ballots
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans have flocked to casting ballots before Election Day, leaving all previous records in the dust. Nearly 416,000 voters have already had absentee or mail-ballots accepted, according to numbers released Thursday, Nov. 3, by the secretary of state. That means about...
November 3, 2016 - 9:18pm
October 27, 2016
Minnesota already breaking voting records ahead of Nov. 8
ST. PAUL -- More than a quarter of a million people have already voted in Minnesota and the record-breaking numbers are expected to surge as Election Day approaches. “We are on track to have about 50,000 people voting prior to Election Day in Ramsey County,” said Joe Mansky, the...
October 27, 2016 - 9:11pm
October 5, 2016
Federal appeals court hears arguments over Dakota Access pipeline
WASHINGTON -- Three federal appeals judges in Washington, D.C., heard arguments on Wednesday, Oct. 5, over whether to stop work on a crude oil pipeline in parts of North Dakota where the Standing Rock Sioux and other tribes say the project will desecrate sacred land. The judges are...
October 5, 2016 - 9:07pm
September 30, 2016
Capital Chatter: Could broadband force rural exodus?
ST. PAUL -- A new study raises the question about whether rural communities actually grow because of broadband. "It may not be having the effect you want," one of the Oklahoma State University authors of an academic paper said. The paper, in a Southern Regional Science Association...
September 30, 2016 - 9:00pm
September 26, 2016
Newest poll shows 'Minnesota is in play' with Clinton up by 7 percentage points
ST. PAUL -- A new Minnesota presidential poll continues to show a closer contest than is common in the state, with Hillary Clinton up by 7 points. However, if Minnesota voters are like Americans in general, half were waiting for debates to begin to make up their minds. A just-released...
September 26, 2016 - 9:49pm
'Your voices are important,' 15-year-old speaker says to open tribal conference
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration will soon ask federal agencies to require that Native American treaty rights be considered in decision-making on natural resource projects, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said on Monday, Sept. 26, hoping to avoid future conflicts with tribes...
September 26, 2016 - 3:46pm
September 22, 2016
White House seeks improved tribal relations as pipeline fight lingers
WASHINGTON -- The leaders of hundreds of Native American tribes will meet with President Barack Obama at his eighth and final Tribal Nations Conference at the White House next week, while thousands of activists are encamped on the North Dakota prairie protesting a $3.7 billion oil...
September 22, 2016 - 8:22pm
Native American tribes bring Dakota pipeline fight to Congress
WASHINGTON — Native American tribes took their fight to Washington on Thursday, Sept. 22, to stop development of a $3.7 billion oil pipeline, as Democrats in the U.S. Congress urged the federal government to scrap construction permits and reconsider the project. Representative Raul...
September 22, 2016 - 8:21pm