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Looking Back: 1967 -- 1923 WHS graduate speaks at 100th Carleton commencement
Column: What became of those magic pills that cut fuel costs in half?
WHS 70th reunion
Things your wedding server will never tell you
Looking Back: 1967 -- Nobles County Library European adventure is underway
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Munns 70th anniversary
Hoefker 60th anniversary
Abrahamson 50th anniversary
Luitjens 25th anniversary
Luitjens 25th anniversary
Data: June 23, 2017
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Notice of informal probate of will of estate of Douglas Heeren
Data: June 21, 2017
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ACLU released video showing excessive force by BRDTF agent
July 1, 2015
Data: July 1, 2015
Accidents WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Police Department investigated an accident at 8:05 p.m. Tuesday at Betty Avenue and Godfrey Street. HERON LAKE — The Minnesota State Patrol investigated a one-vehicle accident at 3:36 p.m. Wednesday at mile marker 29 on Minnesota 60 in...
July 1, 2015 - 8:20pm
June 22, 2015
Letter: "Amazing Race" event was appropriately named
By Les Knutson, Heron Lake On behalf of the 16 people who were fortunate enough to participate in the Heron Lake-Okabena Community Foundation’s “Amazing Race” on June 13, I would like to express our collective appreciation to all of the planners and organizers of this special...
June 22, 2015 - 9:48pm
June 18, 2015
Amateur baseball: Worthington drops Jackson; Lakefield blanks Heron Lake
JACKSON — AJ Hayenga ripped a double on the first pitch of the game and the tone was set. Adam Munkel cracked another one just two pitches later. That helped Worthington score two runs in the first inning. It eventually took an 8-0 lead before finishing off an 8-5 victory over...
June 18, 2015 - 12:02am
June 17, 2015
Letter: Minnesota 60 intersection at Heron Lake is unsafe
By Luella Kirchner, Avoca Having lost my beloved sister in a horrific highway accident on June 7, I am compelled to write this letter expressing my deep sadness and loss, which in a more rational world could have been prevented. My sister was a vibrant, energetic woman who was...
June 17, 2015 - 9:34pm
June 15, 2015
Amateur baseball: Hadley ropes Jackson; Worthington gets road win
JACKSON — Nick Bruning had himself a day Sunday in Jackson. The Hadley third baseman drove in seven of his team’s 10 runs in a 10-2 win...
June 15, 2015 - 12:32am
June 8, 2015
Legion baseball: Luverne takes two from Worthington; HL-O tops Windom
LUVERNE — It had been 16 days since most of Worthington’s players last took the field Monday when it opened the American Legion baseball season in Luverne. There was definitely some rust that needed shaking off, but that process began to present itself as the night wore on. After...
June 8, 2015 - 11:20pm
May 31, 2015
Amateur baseball: Worthington, Heron Lake drop two each
FAIRMONT — Worthington came out on the losing end in a pair of one-run games over the weekend. Saturday, the Tracy Express scored a run in the bottom of the ninth to break a 3-3 tie and steal a 4-3 win. One day later, Fairmont scratched across one extra run to win a 2-1 pitcher’s...
May 31, 2015 - 11:26pm
February 24, 2015
Letter: Process for fixing our lakes must be accelerated
By LeRoy K. Peterson, Slayton I am writing to make people aware of reality regarding Lake Okabena in the Feb. 20 article by Julie Buntjer. The survey made may have the sources of the pollution coming to the lake correct, but it is one thing to know what is wrong with the lake...
February 24, 2015 - 8:32pm
January 11, 2015
Heron Lake Bio Energy focused on cost savings, environment
HERON LAKE — From the Midwest cornfields to the highways and interstates across the country, Heron Lake Bio Energy is using energy efficiency to fuel America’s transportation industry. Heron Lake Bio Energy, an ethanol producing facility in Heron Lake, produces 59 million gallons...
January 11, 2015 - 6:29pm
September 29, 2014
Letter: Heron Lake restaurant a great venue
By Marilee and Bob Hartman, Okabena Last week, my husband and I ate at the Plaza Grill in Heron Lake for the first time. What a wonderful experience. The food, professionally prepared by Ron Bappoo with a touch of Caribbean flavor, was delicious. Savina, his wife, preserved the...
September 29, 2014 - 4:50pm
September 19, 2014
District 518, HL-O team for 'Safe Routes' program
WORTHINGTON — Independent School District 518, along with the Heron Lake-Okabena school district, have begun the Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program in an effort to help kids get more physical activity. The districts were awarded a SRTS program planning grant from the Minnesota...
September 19, 2014 - 10:01pm
August 1, 2014
Prairie Ecology Bus Center to mark 20 years
LAKEFIELD — The Prairie Ecology Bus Center (PEBC) and the Jackson/Cottonwood County Cattlemen’s Association will host the seventh annual...
August 1, 2014 - 10:02pm
June 27, 2014
Eigenbergs find land of opportunity on the prairie
By Julie Buntjer and Alex Purdy Daily Globe HERON LAKE — Cousins who grew up side by side in Section 30, Springfield Township, Cottonwood...
June 27, 2014 - 7:14pm
June 12, 2014
Data: June 13, 2014
Accidents WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Police Department, Nobles County Sheriff’s Office and Minnesota State Patrol responded to a one-vehicle crash at 3:48 a.m. Thursday on I-90, near milepost 42. Involved was a 2001 Monte Carlo driven by Karstin Brown, 22, of Heron Lake. JACKSON...
June 12, 2014 - 9:19pm
May 11, 2014
Amateur baseball: Cubs drop opener at Jackson
JACKSON — The Worthington Cubs spotted Jackson a 7-0 lead before their bats finally woke up in their Gopher League season opener Sunday. By then, the damage had been done. The Bulls finished the game early with a pair of runs in the seventh to take an 11-1 win. A five-run third...
May 11, 2014 - 11:38pm