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WHS grad named to state Young Women’s Initiative
Setting sail: WMS students create their own boats in 4-H STEM program
County authorizes sale of $9.5 million in road construction bond
Referendum to reinstate Iowa Beef Checkoff passes
Red Cross blood drive set for Dec. 21
WHS gymnastics: Trojans make big jump in gym
Prep hockey: Windom Area rallies past Worthington
Area prep basketball: Trojans tame Tigers 39-35
Prep wrestling: Trojans wrestlers beat Luverne, W/ML
Prep basketball: Tigers claw Trojans
Letter: Plenty of good opportunities are right here in Worthington
As others see it: Tax, bonding, health care need special session
Column: The media are still looking down on working-class America
Column: Reinvigorating renewable energy in southern Minnesota
Column: You wanted anti-establishment? Hold on.
Joshua Joe Staples
Laurence L. Konradi
James (Jim) Kuhl
Nellie Van Santen
First Lutheran Church welcomes pastor Jeanette McCormick
First Lutheran Church welcomes pastor Jeanette McCormick
Disheveled Theologian: The Santa Boat
Looking Back: 1991 -- Wind chills up to 50-below close schools
Homemade granola easier, more affordable than you think
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Vortherms 90th birthday
Carter 65th anniversary
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December 7, 2016
Officials optimistic as Congress approves $1 billion opioid initiative
DULUTH, Minn. -- St. Louis County had the highest per-capita rate of heroin and opioid overdose deaths in Minnesota in 2015, according to state Department of Health statistics. The rate of 13.4 deaths per 100,000 people was more than three times that of similarly sized Washington...
December 7, 2016 - 9:30pm
December 2, 2016
Doctor knows best: Ulbricht heeds medical advice while living with Type 2 diabetes
LAKEFIELD — Although Type 2 diabetes can sometimes mean a shorter life expectancy for those who suffer from it, a 15-year-old diagnosis of...
December 2, 2016 - 9:45pm
December 1, 2016
Minnesota adds PTSD to medical marijuana treatment
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans will be able to treat post-traumatic stress disorder with medical marijuana beginning next year.State Health Commissioner Dr. Ed Ehlinger announced the addition on Thursday, Dec. 1, along with saying that he will allow topical applications of the drug, such...
December 1, 2016 - 9:26pm
November 30, 2016
It’s OT for state’s estate claims fix
DULUTH, Minn. — Final approval for a legislative fix to help Minnesotans with estate claims against them because they were on Medical Assistance has gone into overtime. “I’m not hitting the panic button just yet,” said state Sen. Tony Lourey, DFL-Kerrick, a primary architect...
November 30, 2016 - 9:25pm
November 27, 2016
Former Mitchell man thankful this Thanksgiving for kidney from stepdaughter
SIOUX FALLS, S..D. -- Grabbing the sore spot on his abdomen with every laugh, Duane Wince will not soon forget how his stepdaughter saved his life. Last week, Miranda Irby underwent surgery, donating one of her kidneys to her ailing father. And even though it hurts to laugh, Duane’s...
November 27, 2016 - 8:47pm
November 25, 2016
All it needs is snow: WRHCF sponsors new winter recreation trail planned for Olson Park
WORTHINGTON -- Fans of winter recreation will soon have a new reason to enjoy Worthington. A trail to be utilized for activities such as cross...
November 25, 2016 - 9:14pm
November 16, 2016
Cancer nutritionist to speak at Minnesota West
WORTHINGTON -- A cancer nutrition speaker will give a lecture Nov. 28 at Minnesota West and Technical College about healthy eating and its impact...
November 16, 2016 - 9:28pm
November 4, 2016
Plenty of health insurance policies remain for sale
ST. PAUL -- Individual health insurance policies have been hot sellers this week, but Gov. Mark Dayton says the allotment is nowhere near sold out. Insurance companies are limiting the number of new policies they sell this year to 152,000, and Dayton said on Friday, Nov. 4, that limits...
November 4, 2016 - 8:32pm
October 31, 2016
Primer: What you need to know about MNsure enrollment
ST. PAUL — The first day of Minnesota's open enrollment period for the individual health care market is Tuesday, Nov. 1. It's a very unusual time, with the market in crisis. Even people accustomed to buying individual health insurance in recent years will find plenty of differences...
October 31, 2016 - 9:02pm
Dayton, leaders plan meeting to talk about soaring health insurance
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leaders are discussing how they can deal with soaring health insurance premiums. Dayton spokesman Sam Fettig said the governor plans to meet Tuesday morning, Nov. 1, with House Speaker Kurt Daudt, R-Crown. The governor's met with...
October 31, 2016 - 9:01pm
October 28, 2016
A firm Foundation: Meet the WRHCF Board of Directors
WORTHINGTON -- As the Worthington Regional Health Care Foundation Inc. (WRHCF) marks a milestone -- three years of making matching grants to...
October 28, 2016 - 9:43pm
Clients join union care workers seeking higher pay, better training
ST. PAUL -- Unionized home care attendants want the state to increase their base pay to $15 an hour and fund for more training, even as some of their colleague seek to disband the union. Contract talks with the state begin Friday, Sept. 30. Workers and their clients told reporters...
September 28, 2016 - 8:59pm
September 23, 2016
Tips for staying healthy during cold and flu season
WORTHINGTON – Registered nurse Wendy Donkersloot, the on-site health professional at Prairie Elementary, knows that keeping a student population of over 1,200 students healthy is no small task. Here is a short list of imperatives Donkersloot urges families to follow to maintain...
September 23, 2016 - 11:00pm
Local kids get shot in the arm for influenza protection
WORTHINGTON -- It doesn’t take long to administer a flu shot -- really, it’s a vaccination against influenza -- but the few moments needed...
September 23, 2016 - 9:44pm
September 17, 2016
Cleared for Life; PAD treatments keep Lehman involved with work, golf, family
MOUNTAIN LAKE -- Whether it’s tee times with his favorite golf buddies, trips to visit the grandkids with his wife Carol or outings with his...
September 17, 2016 - 3:41am