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Oberloh looks back: Outgoing mayor reflects on 12 years at City Hall
Slick roads cause several crashes
Worthington High School marching band off to Outback Bowl
Motion overruled in Block case
Elderly, disabled care top priorities
Les Knutson: Jirele follows Pater to run for Mount Marty
Holiday basketball: Kirk, Smith pace T-M-B
High school basketball: Fulda girls must make necessary readjustments
Communities rally at the courage of a child
Scott Rall: Family traditions should not go the way of the dinosaur
Column: Scandal in our prisons
Column: Inglorious hackers, or 'Revenge of the Nerd'
Column: Holiday chores made special again by visit from mom
Column: Good riddance to the worst Congress ever
Column: Ethics training for Congress? Dream on
Donald M. Hatting
Paul E. Becker
Evelyn A. Kellen
Norman Lee Teerink
Floating tribue: Son's likeness featured on entry in Tournament of Roses Parade
Column: A few Christmases to be remembered from long ago
Looking Back: 1989 -- Hadley man named state's top cattleman
Religion briefs: Dec. 24
Column: If Worthington builds it, they sure would come
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Julius 90th birthday
Probst 80th birthday
School Board Minutes for November
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March 7, 2013
Worthington Area YMCA campaign to benefit American Heart Association
WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington Area YMCA and young Jaden Nickel are looking for some big-hearted individuals to step up and stroll forward in a new campaign to raise money for the American Heart Association. Jaden, the daughter of Jeff and Tina Nickel of Worthington, was chosen earlier...
March 7, 2013 - 9:46pm
March 6, 2013
Sister continues victim's radon fight
ST. PAUL -- Janet Thompson was being treated for terminal lung cancer, but her thoughts were about others. She lobbied people she saw to check their homes for radon, a colorless and odorless radioactive gas that can cause lung cancer. Now, her sister has taken up the cause. Lori...
news / politics
March 6, 2013 - 9:57pm
Rural hospitals express concerns on staffing requirements
ST. PAUL -- Rural hospitals could suffer under a proposal aimed at improving patient care, some health care officials and lawmakers say. Ely hospital administrator John Fossum said a bill that would set state standards for how many registered nurses are on duty "could kill people."...
news / politics
March 6, 2013 - 9:53pm
March 5, 2013
Expansion of Mayo Clinic would cost far more than imagined
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota legislators expressed sticker shock Tuesday when they learned the state's Mayo Clinic expansion proposal would cost more than they thought. It could be $1 billion more than Mayo supporters had said. The Rochester-based health center known around the world asked...
news / politics
March 5, 2013 - 9:42pm
Rock County gets tougher on tobacco
LUVERNE -- In an effort to regulate the sale of tobacco and counter the effects of tobacco companies' marketing to minors, the Rock County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved Tuesday morning an ordinance restricting the sale of tobacco and tobacco-like products. Erin Simmons...
news / business
March 5, 2013 - 9:35pm
February 23, 2013
Column: The school nurse's office - a popular place
WORTHINGTON -- There is never a dull moment in the school nurse's office at Prairie Elementary. We not only help sick kids, but also do what...
opinion / columns / education / WHS
February 23, 2013 - 12:00am
February 22, 2013
Lawmakers pose restrictions to gun access
ST. PAUL -- Criminals would have a harder time getting guns and law enforcement would have more control over weapons permits in legislative efforts aimed at curbing Minnesota gun violence. A bill by state Sen. Richard Cohen, DFL-St. Paul, would make it easier for law enforcement...
news / politics
February 22, 2013 - 9:27pm
Southwest Mental Health Center has expansion in mind with Worthington building site
WORTHINGTON -- The new office building for the Southwestern Mental Health Center is taking shape in downtown Worthington, and while it may look...
February 22, 2013 - 9:23pm
February 21, 2013
Mental health concerns central in gun debate
ST. PAUL -- Stricter regulations on gun purchases could discourage people dealing with mental illness from seeking treatment, some mental health...
February 21, 2013 - 11:32pm
Editorial: Child Victims Act should be passed
Victims of child abuse may have a new opportunity to pursue justice if legislation introduced recently in the Minnesota House and Senate becomes law. The Minnesota Child Victims Act, according to a press release from the National Center for Victims of Crime, "would make it easier...
opinion / editorials / politics
February 21, 2013 - 12:00am
February 11, 2013
Minn. House to expand health coverage for poor
ST. PAUL -- More than 35,000 low-income Minnesotans would gain health-care coverage under a bill the House approved Monday. Rep. Tom Huntley, DFL-Duluth, said the federal government would pick up most of the cost under a new health-care law. "The net savings to the state budget...
February 11, 2013 - 11:22pm
February 8, 2013
Wellness Partners program offered
WORTHINGTON -- Sanford Worthington Medical Center sponsors weekly Wellness Partners clinics at sites in Worthington, Round Lake and Lakefield:...
February 8, 2013 - 10:06pm
February 5, 2013
Kinship Caregivers helps families faced with parenting again
WORTHINGTON -- Kinship or relative caregiving is not a new story. From the Bible's Esther, who was raised by her cousin Mordecai, to Harry Potter, who was raised by his aunt and uncle Vernon and Petunia Dursl, relatives have often stepped in to raise children not their own. There...
February 5, 2013 - 9:26pm
February 4, 2013
Area girl raises money and awareness for celiac disease
JACKSON -- Kayleigh Nosbusch, a kindergartener in the Jackson County Central school district, looks like most of her classmates. But when her class did a recent project with Fruit Loops, Kayleigh couldn't participate -- not because she didn't want to, but because her body would have...
news / education
February 4, 2013 - 9:57pm
February 1, 2013
Businesses cited for environmental violations
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) concluded 64 enforcement cases in 39 counties throughout Minnesota during the fourth quarter of 2012. Penalties from all 64 cases totaled more than $730,000. For all of 2012 the MPCA completed 214 cases totaling more than...
news / business
February 1, 2013 - 10:03pm