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Neighbors seek clean-up of Reading property
Republicans to remove photo of abuse victim
Partial solar eclipse
Prairie Winds Arts Festival offers learning opportunities
Four run for two seats on Lismore city council
Section 2AA cross country: Darling, Moore set Trojans' pace
Section 3A cross country: Schandelmeier in a breeze
Prep football: Trojans' Saturday goal is simple: Win the day
Zach Hacker: Vikings not good, but still worth watching
Scott Rall: A big, rich time was had by all
Letter: Hagedorn offers a needed new direction
Letter: Worthington Christian School’s new principal impressed so far
Column: A Democrat who embraces Obama
Column: Finding a place in the wilderness
Column: President Pariah
Benjamin "Ben" Becker
Ellen Marie Johnson
Janice Rae Atz
Orpha Kuhnau Kenyon
Fired up: Dane Breimhorst goes from eating flames to brewing gluten-free beer
Religion briefs: Oct. 23
Looking Back: 1964 - New technology at Nobles County Library
Column: While times may change, the autumn leaves still fall
The write stuff: Christensen draws from her Iowa hometown for literary creations
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Gieselman 80th birthday
Wilkison 90th birthday
White 90th birthday
Fishel 60th anniversary
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Notice of City of Worthington General Election
Request for Proposals for Custodial Services
October 16, 2014
Column: A little panic might be helpful
WASHINGTON — Now, now, let’s not panic. Yes, we have a second Ebola patient infected after treating the Liberian man who apparently concealed his exposure to this often-fatal disease, but this is no reason to panic. “It’s bad news that another person is sick,” Dallas County...
opinion / columns
October 16, 2014 - 4:31pm
October 9, 2014
Letter: Deeper and deeper into the donut hole
By Marvin Kroontje, Magnolia Wow, that northwest wind provided a real chill today. The season is changing. I had to find a cap with flaps and a coat to pick the last of the tomatoes. I covered them once, but not again — let ‘em freeze! They’ve done well this year. It looks...
opinion / letters
October 9, 2014 - 7:05pm
October 1, 2014
Debate shows sharp differences between Dayton, Johnson
ROCHESTER — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton’s chief challenger took health insurance cost information the administration released Wednesday and used it hours later against the governor during their first debate. Republican Jeff Johnson said MNsure and new federal health laws have...
October 1, 2014 - 9:31pm
MNsure premiums to rise 4.5% next year
ST. PAUL — Premiums on the state’s MNsure health insurance exchange will rise in 2015, but they will still likely be the lowest in the nation. The Minnesota Department of Commerce announced Wednesday that the rates offered by the four insurers still participating in the exchange...
October 1, 2014 - 9:28pm
Letter: Policies of Walz, Obama are failures
By Mark S. Nowak, Wells I call or email my elected representatives on a regular basis. In 2009, when the Affordable Care Act was being debated — not only in Congress, but all across the country — I formed my own opinions on how the law would impact my family, neighbors and...
opinion / letters
October 1, 2014 - 3:43pm
September 25, 2014
Healing the health care system
BEMIDJI — The president-elect of the American Medical Association spent three days in Bemidji, visiting with local providers and discussing...
September 25, 2014 - 8:14pm
August 26, 2014
Home health care union vote bucks national labor trend
ST. PAUL — The creation of a new bargaining unit to represent the state’s 27,000 home health care workers could boost the dwindling ranks of union membership in once labor-strong Minnesota. While the percentage of Minnesota workers affiliated with unions is still above the...
August 26, 2014 - 7:51pm
July 10, 2014
Column: Battle looms over health plans' secret price data
By BUDDY ROBINSON, Greater Minnesota Health Care Coalition MORA — Amid the debates of the 2014 session of the Minnesota Legislature, one item flew below the media’s radar even though hundreds of millions of dollars are at stake. It’s a straightforward question: Should HMOs...
July 10, 2014 - 4:59pm
July 9, 2014
Column: Washington gets 'F' on border security
By JIM HAGEDORN BLUE EARTH — The federal government’s primary responsibility is to defend the United States and our nation’s sovereignty. Leaders of both national political parties have failed the American people on the key issue of border security over the past generation. Instead...
opinion / columns
July 9, 2014 - 5:14pm
June 29, 2014
A tale of two health care exchanges
ST. PAUL — A year ago, Minnesota and Maryland were at a similar place in developing new websites for their health insurance exchanges. Both states were using a similar group of information technology vendors, and Minnesota and Maryland were helping each other by sharing code,...
June 29, 2014 - 7:25pm
June 22, 2014
Fulda celebrates senior care at annual festival
FULDA — Fulda’s Wood Duck Festival is a time to celebrate community, and its citizenry did that this year by honoring Maple Lawn Senior...
June 22, 2014 - 9:52pm
Ver Steeg is SWMC Employee of the Year
WORTHINGTON — Sanford Worthington Medical Center (SWMC) awarded the 2013 Employee of the Year award to Jena Ver Steeg during the annual National Hospital Week activities last month. Ver Steeg received the award based on nominations from her co-workers. The award was presented by...
news / business
June 22, 2014 - 9:33pm
May 30, 2014
Twins tackle prostate cancer times two
WORTHINGTON — Alliteration and laughs abound when the Henricksen brothers are around. And lifelong Lakefield residents Merle and Merlyn Henricksen, along with their respective wives Marlene and Maureen, know how to make the most of things — even when it comes to facing...
May 30, 2014 - 9:47pm