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Celebrating recent developments
Slayton Country Club now part of GreatLIFE
Judge Bradley Walker re-elected chief judge of fifth judicial district
Supervisors move forward with urban renewal
Where the grape vines grow
Section 3AA baseball: Crabtree throws zeros for Luverne
Section 2AA track: Alwal claims state berth
Section 3A baseball: Charged battery helps Adrian nip E-SWC
Section 3A golf: MCC boys return to state
Section 3AA softball: Pipestone Area gets revenge
Column: Rand Paul's decline
Column: Being Bill Kristol
As others see it: Dayton right on pre-K
Letter: Help with lake clean-up effort is appreciated
Letter: WASO presented memorable concert
Milton E. Seeman
Marilyn Kaye Franz
Robert Edward Olson
Religion briefs: May 28
Looking Back: 1990 -- Bigelow church preparing to mark 75th anniversary
Legion longevity: Lease, Meier recognized for continuous membership
Column: Worthington's unexpected link to Sherwood Forest
Column: A disheveled commencement
Out and About
Schulz 50th anniversary
Voss 90th birthday
Pearson 90th birthday
Oldham 95th birthday
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January 1, 2015
Happy trails, Augie!
BREWSTER — August Froderman will retire today on a day likely as cold as the one he started on in February 1969. For more than four decades, Froderman has shown up to work “15 minutes early” — as he was taught at a young age — and has risen to whatever task he was presented....
January 1, 2015 - 9:37pm
September 11, 2014
Lawmakers fault rail sector for slow service
WASHINGTON — U.S. rail operators must put investment ahead of profits to clear the way for grain, automotive and chemical shipments now clogging the tracks, lawmakers said at a congressional hearing Wednesday about the health of the rail grid. Rail backups in the Midwest are particularly...
September 11, 2014 - 8:00pm
September 7, 2014
Despite tumbling grain prices, no crash seen in U.S. farm land
CHICAGO (Reuters) — David Fullington paid a “ridiculous” price of $13,600 an acre for a 200-acre (81 hectares) farm in Illinois within the last year and says he and his partners would probably bid again for prime land that is in tight supply, despite tumbling grain prices. “No...
September 7, 2014 - 9:06pm
Peterson, Sinner talk grain train delays
CAVALIER, N.D. — U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson and George Sinner know about the problem. They’ve heard from plenty of farmers about rail shipment delays. What’s harder to grasp is an immediate solution. Sinner and Peterson heard from farmers, retailers and bankers in Cavalier...
August 7, 2014 - 11:00pm
May 31, 2012
Man injured in grain auger accident
MOUNTAIN LAKE -- An 18-year-old rural St. James man is in stable condition after being caught in an auger on a rural Mountain Lake farm Thursday morning. A previous report that he had died due to his injuries was incorrect. The Cottonwood County Sheriff's Office received a call...
May 31, 2012 - 7:17pm
July 28, 2011
Grain trailer loses its load
The Minnesota State Patrol and Slayton Police Department assisted in blocking U.S. 59 in Slayton early Thursday afternoon after a grain trailer...
July 28, 2011 - 9:16pm
June 8, 2011
Ellsworth Fire Department gets grain bin rescue unit
ELLSWORTH -- When their pagers sound, firefighters need to be ready for anything from a structural blaze to an out-of-control grass fire. However, they also get called to assist in other emergencies, particularly those in which a lot of manpower is needed. Those special circumstances...
June 8, 2011 - 8:37pm
October 12, 2010
Harvest: 'Yields are fantastic'
WORTHINGTON -- Greg Ponto of rural Reading is feeling really good about this year's harvest, but it pains him in a way. Other farmers in southwest...
October 12, 2010 - 10:19pm
August 6, 2010
Farmfest produces interesting political discussions
MORGAN -- If Minnesota farmers are as successful producing crops as this year's Farmfest was at producing political news, grain elevators had better expand their capacity this fall. The main jobs of the all-things-farm show in southwestern Minnesota is not to display politicians,...
news / politics
August 6, 2010 - 8:25pm
January 4, 2010
Appellate decision issued
WORTHINGTON -- A decision by the Minnesota Court of Appeals disappointed city leaders last week when appellate judges affirmed the decision made by Judge Jeffrey Flynn to grant summary judgment to New Vision Cooperative, dismissing the city's claim regarding the grain elevator on...
January 4, 2010 - 12:00am
December 17, 2008
City's claim against New Vision dismissed
WORTHINGTON -- Fifth Judicial Court Judge Jeffrey Flynn issued an order Monday dismissing the City of Worthington's claim against New Vision Cooperative and General Manager Frank McDowell regarding the vacant structure formerly used as a grain elevator on 10th Avenue. The judge also...
news / courts
December 17, 2008 - 12:00am
July 8, 2008
Flare-up brings more action to UFC elevator
RUSHMORE -- The Rushmore Fire Department dealt with another flare-up Monday afternoon at the United Farmers Cooperative (UFC) grain elevator in Rushmore, where a June 19 fire destroyed a bin and a dryer. "We're just uncovering it and putting water on it," said Brent Petersen of the...
July 8, 2008 - 12:00am