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Family Art Night scheduled during parent-teacher conferences week
Remembering Pearl Harbor: WWII veteran on Oahu when Japanese launched sneak attack
Seminar aims to create smooth transition for retiring business owners
Menjivar-Melendez set for contested omnibus hearing
Area girls basketball roundup: Adrian beats Luverne after slow start
Prep wrestling: Trojans fall in tight battle with W/RRC
Area boys basketball roundup: Huskies win high-scoring season opener
Boys hockey: Trojans refuse to quit in loss to Redwood Valley
Boys basketball: Trojans show teamwork, depth in victory over Luverne
Letter: Pioneer Village
Letter: Local government entities should live within their means
Column: 21st Century Cures Act a remedy for all Americans
Letter: There's a third group of Americans, too
Letter: Thanks to organizers of community Thanksgiving
Gerald L. Smith
Looking Back: 1991 -- Wind chills up to 50-below close schools
Homemade granola easier, more affordable than you think
PieLogNog: A holiday mashup of chocolate, salted caramel, eggnog and pecan pie
Change maker: Kevin Donovan pushes Worthington, and himself, to succeed
Our region was major supplier of early engines for Humvees
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Vortherms 90th birthday
Carter 65th anniversary
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December 13, 2015
‘Best chance’: Paris climate pact something to be proud of, Obama says
WASHINGTON — U.S. President Barack Obama on Saturday hailed the landmark climate accord reached in Paris as strong and historic, calling it...
December 13, 2015 - 8:01pm
November 29, 2015
‘No Planet B’: People march, speak out around the world prior to climate change summit in Paris
PARIS — More than half a million people from Australia to Paraguay joined the biggest day of climate change activism in history Sunday, telling...
November 29, 2015 - 8:08pm
October 21, 2015
October 21, 2015 - 8:38pm
September 3, 2015
Lake Okabena’s green... again: Local residents contribute to harmful algae
WORTHINGTON — Although it happens every summer, the blue-green colored waters of Lake Okabena today are a sign that algae continues to thrive...
September 3, 2015 - 9:36pm
WORTHINGTON — As farmers can be observed working the soil in the rural areas of the region, the greenhouses are also beginning to buzz with...
May 3, 2015 - 8:29pm
April 21, 2015
The only planet we've got
WORTHINGTON — With today’s celebration of Earth Day, children across the world will be almost certainly be taught and reminded about what...
April 21, 2015 - 10:23pm
October 25, 2014
Going green: Chamber offering 2015 trip to Ireland
WORTHINGTON — Mint, kelly, avocado, pine, moss, emerald, celadon, neon, olive, forest. Those are just a few words that describe shades of...
October 25, 2014 - 12:22pm
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...
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...
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,...
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