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One person dead in broadside crash
Melvin gets its first female mayor
GOP gubernatorial candidate Johnson pleased with poll numbers
District 518, HL-O team for 'Safe Routes' program
Segment of U.S. 75 re-opens
Prep football: Lovan, Worthington outrun Windom Area
Prep football: Marshall rips JCC; Pipestone Area, Luverne prevail
College volleyball: Minnesota West has fun, beats Western
Prep volleyball: Marshall beats Jackson County Central in bout of top-ranked squads
Girls soccer: Trojans win on late Castillo goal
Column: Candidate Clinton then and now
Column: High school welcomes new mobile technology for students, teachers
Column: Republicans saddle their warhorses
Column: Mark Sanford's ongoing battle with himself
Column: Clean water proposal aims to help farmers
Leonard J. Garms
Dick Vander Veen
Burdell Allen Jacobsma
Yvonne M. (Rambeck) Hodnefield
Reaching for the sky: Travis Soules lands dream job as cycle team mechanic
Column: When it comes to food, there's much to chew about
Religion briefs: Sept. 18
Looking Back: 1939 - Kiwanis Club offers Scout cabin
Column: Bigelow "holds the region's trophy for street names"
Out and About
Births: Sept. 20, 2014
Boots 80th birthday
Swanson 90th birthday
DeVries 90th birthday
Data: Sept. 20, 2014
Regular School Board Minutes
Public Notice of Proposed Communication Tower Construction
Data: Sept. 18, 2014
Data: Sept. 17, 2014
August 15, 2014
Cooking up a smelly bloom
WORTHINGTON — Earlier this week the water along Lake Okabena’s Sailboard Beach looked nothing like the picturesque blue waters often seen on lakes in northern Minnesota. Instead, the elements combined to create a dense mat of blue-green algae that appeared more like pea soup,...
August 15, 2014 - 8:34pm
March 24, 2014
Sierra Club hits Minnesota Power on air violations
DULUTH — The Sierra Club on Monday called out Minnesota Power for allowing 12,774 violations of Clean Air Act regulations at three of its northern Minnesota coal-fired power plants over the past five years. Most of the violations, more than 10,000, were for opacity limits — the...
March 24, 2014 - 10:52pm
March 5, 2014
New backyard composting rules proposed
ST. PAUL — New state regulations could be coming to your compost heap. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is proposing new rules on backyard compost sites, and a composting advocacy group is taking issue with some of the changes. “They haven’t proven that there are any...
March 5, 2014 - 9:34pm
February 27, 2014
Soaking up sunshine
WORTHINGTON — Jolene Nystrom might well have the best job in the Midwest this winter, or at the very least, the best job in southwest Minnesota. As residents hunkered down in their homes or wrapped up in layers to brave yet another bone-chilling day Thursday thanks to a Polar Vortex,...
February 27, 2014 - 8:20pm
February 26, 2013
Turbine project up and running
BOULDER, Colo. -- The 30-megawatt juwi Wind project in Nobles County is now generating clean, renewable energy to serve about 10,000 homes. The energy is being sold to Xcel Energy Inc.
February 26, 2013 - 9:38pm
April 23, 2012
Green up and clean up
Several boxes of unwanted electronics sit Monday afternoon outside of Worthington's First State Bank Southwest. The bank accepted, at no charge, multiple types of electronic equipment Monday for the purpose of recycling. The effort was a "go local" and "go green" project of Community...
April 23, 2012 - 9:01pm
October 20, 2010
'Green' project positive on health
WORTHINGTON -- The National Center for Healthy Housing and Enterprise Community Partners have released the results of a nearly three-year study on the health of Viking Terrace residents following a 2006 rehabilitation of the Worthington rental housing complex. The study looked at...
October 20, 2010 - 9:57pm
September 14, 2010
Eco-friendly funerals make their way to Midwest
FARGO, N.D. - Living green may mean looking to the future, but dying green has its roots in the past. The idea of green, or natural, burials is gaining steam on the West Coast, and some local funeral homes believe it will catch on in the Midwest, too. The concept takes cues from...
September 14, 2010 - 12:27pm
June 24, 2010
Agency hears concerns about wind farms near air base
GRAND FORKS, N.D.
June 24, 2010 - 10:05am
October 28, 2009
Spirit Lake district among greenest
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- Students in the Spirit Lake Community School District don't need textbooks to learn about renewable power sources. They need only glance out the window to see them in action. With two wind turbines supplying half the district's electricity and a goal of 100...
October 28, 2009 - 12:00am
October 26, 2009
Spirit Lake district among greenest in U.S.
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today the Spirit Lake Community School District is listed among the agency's new Top 20 K-12 Schools List of the largest green power purchasers among all primary and secondary schools in the country. The district...
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October 26, 2009 - 1:45pm