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Cop-killing suspect has long, violent criminal history
Hartley celebrates summer this weekend
Nobles County Fair begins next week
Evans takes two first-place ribbons at Pipestone County Fair
Legion baseball: Luverne bringing it home for state tournament
Scott Rall: Bats and the houses that fit them
Amateur baseball: Fairmont, Luverne win openers
Wayne Klumper returns to Fun Run
Les Knutson: Fun Run signals coming of fall
Editorial: A magnificent mall?
Column: Astounding legal corporate tax thievery
Column: Sick? Some of you can stay home
Column: John Kerry's lesson in humility
Column: Putting ideology above lives
Helen May Schulze
Viola Clara Menken
James Allen Copley
Lyle L. (Tom) Wood
Richard "Dick" Middleton
Religion briefs: July 31
Looking Back: 1964 - Fire causes excessive damage at area lumber yard
Column: Want a fun vacation? Get in line
Column: When getting on the road again, know you've come a long way
In the footsteps: Trekkers re-enact pioneer handcart journey
Out and About
Grant 95th birthday
Haller 90th birthday
Zuehlke 65th anniversary
Data: July 31, 2014
Certificate of Assumed Name
Notice of Hearing on Proposed Improvement
Data: July 30, 2014
Notice of Postponement of Foreclosure
Community rallies around baby battling birth defects
HILLS -- Even before his birth, little Kaden VandenBerg was a fighter. He beat the odds when doctors doubted he'd survive to full-term in his mother's womb, he arrived by C-section in stable condition and he's proved to not just his parents, but to medical professionals as well,...
February 1, 2013 - 9:49pm
January 31, 2013
Southern Prairie Community Care gets grant
MONTEVIDEO -- Southern Prairie Community Care, a collaboration of 12 southwest Minnesota counties, has received an $85,000 grant from the Otto Bremer Foundation. The grant allows Southern Prairie Community Care to expand local health care reform efforts, developing a "rural" model...
January 31, 2013 - 10:43pm
Letter: New rules for guns make sense
"I don't want to be punished because of some looney with a gun!" Have you ever heard the phrase "One bad apple spoils the bunch?" You, Mister or Madam Gun Owner, may not enjoy the legislation that is being presented in federal and state congresses, but you can absolutely thank those...
opinion / letters / politics
January 31, 2013 - 12:00am
January 30, 2013
Local dentists aim to Give Kids a Smile
WORTHINGTON -- Two Worthington dental offices will be giving back this Friday during the National Give Kids a Smile Day. The program provides...
January 30, 2013 - 9:55pm
January 23, 2013
Dayton health budget would add poor, disabled, elderly
ST. PAUL -- Thousands more poor, disabled and elderly Minnesotans would receive state-funded health care if Gov. Mark Dayton's budget plan passes. Also, programs designed to help children would receive a new emphasis. The plan to spend $12 billion on human services programs over...
news / politics
January 23, 2013 - 10:36pm
January 18, 2013
As others see it: Who'll pay for counseling?
The idea that we can somehow head off gun violence in public places by flooding public places with more guns, as some are advocating in the wake of the school shooting tragedy in Newtown, Conn., continues to be a baffler: Wouldn't more guns increase the likelihood of more guns going...
opinion / editorials / politics
January 18, 2013 - 12:00am
January 14, 2013
Flu on rise locally
WORTHINGTON -- High fevers with body temperatures ranging from 102- to 105 degrees have been the norm for patients visiting Worthington clinics...
January 14, 2013 - 10:06pm
January 13, 2013
Heartwarming: Worthington girl featured in Heart Association campaign
WORTHINGTON -- To her friends and family, Jaden Nickel is a rock star --an 8-year-old (soon to be 9) girl with a laidback personality who is...
January 13, 2013 - 9:38pm
January 10, 2013
Illness closes doors at Worthington Christian School
WORTHINGTON -- With more than 32 percent of the student body reported sick with flu and flu-like symptoms, Worthington Christian School closed...
January 10, 2013 - 9:47pm
January 9, 2013
Drug court marks its first birthday
WORTHINGTON -- Few courtroom sessions are followed by a celebratory potluck -- even less by a game of get-to-know-you bingo -- but as the Nobles and Rock County Drug Court completed its first year, a little celebrating was in order. The Nobles and Rock County Cornerstone Drug Court...
news / crime
January 9, 2013 - 10:00pm
As others see it: Use care during flu season
Medical facilities in west central Minnesota and across the state have seen a spike in flu cases over the holidays. The result is a high patient volume in emergency rooms and urgent care centers across Minnesota. The biggest concern is that the flu has hit harder and earlier than...
opinion / editorials
January 9, 2013 - 12:00am
January 4, 2013
Influenza spreading throughout Minnesota, Iowa
WORTHINGTON -- The flu season started earlier than usual and it's packing quite a punch, with hundreds of Minnesotans hospitalized in recent...
January 4, 2013 - 9:45pm
January 3, 2013
Letter: Abortion data should spark outrage
The brutal and horrific school shooting in Connecticut where 26 people were killed has outraged the public and our nations leaders to such an extent that, in 2013, we may see legislation regarding gun control that has never been thought possible. Businesses have stopped selling...
opinion / letters
January 3, 2013 - 12:00am
Letter: A new year's resolution for a healthy mouth
As we enter the new year with so many good intentions, I would like to invite everyone to add one more resolution to their list -- improved oral health. As a practicing dentist in Worthington, I see firsthand the effects lack of regular dental care can have on the overall health...
opinion / letters
January 3, 2013 - 12:00am
December 30, 2012
Resolving to succeed: New Year's goals are set ... or not
WORTHINGTON -- Loren and Dorothy Bauman are good representatives of the yin and yang of New Year's resolutions. "I've never made one, and I'm not going to," professed Loren, a retired Worthington area farmer who may be considered a realist or a pessimist. "I'd just break it." But...
December 30, 2012 - 9:01pm