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Firebombed Bloomington mosque sees break-in
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Student in sexual harassment trial gets $1; lawyers awarded $305K in fees
Suspect in killing of Minn. office worker, major manhunt charged with first-degree murder
COLLEGE HOCKEY: Bemidji State tops Air Force 4-1, Matt Serratore scores in front of family, hometown crowd
College men's hockey: Hermantown grads rule in 5-5 tie between UMD, Merrimack
Iowa high school football: Sheldon's Prescott dominates
Gophers' Thomas Barber honed aggressive football skills on the ice
Section 2a boys soccer: Champs! Trojans are going to state
Letter: Repeating the first Thanksgiving
Column: District’s mentoring program boosts teacher success
Ride home opens door to life-changing kindness
Fargo Feminist: 'Me too' but what about 'us too?'
Tinkering with a Midwest favorite: Cinnamon Scotcheroos shake things up
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Witzel keeps up with technology at Beltline Automotive
1992: Worthington hosts mayoral conference
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Adolph 90th birthday
Birth: Tobiah Loy
Wassenaar 50th anniversary
Jurgensen 60th anniversary
Nobles County Ditch 11 Final Hearing
Regular School Board Meeting Minutes September 2017
MN Dept. of Education Revenue & Expenditures 2017 & 2018
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July 17, 2015
Heron Lake Watershed District administrator files suit against board member
HERON LAKE — Jan Voit, administrator of the Heron Lake Watershed District, has filed a lawsuit against one of the members of the watershed...
July 17, 2015 - 10:01pm
July 5, 2015
Amateur baseball: Jackson takes nailbiter over Worthington; Hadley wins two
WORTHINGTON — In a game that turned into a pitcher’s duel after looking like a barnburner early, Jackson had the final say. A single run...
July 5, 2015 - 11:49pm
Heron Lake youth wins cupcake contest
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Victory is sweet — literally — for an aspiring young baker. Ryan Fauglid, 12, owon a create- a-cupcake contest put on by Oh My Cupcakes! out of Sioux Falls with his recipe for peach cobbler cupcakes. He is the son of Tony and Tammy Fauglid and will enter...
July 5, 2015 - 8:58pm
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