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Flu cases nearly double across South Dakota
On MLK Day, Minnesota speakers say justice, equality still unanswered
Longtime Iowa state senator pushes for conservation fund
Smarter school lunchrooms aim at better nutrition, less waste
Prep roundup: Two late goals lift LS-H/SP past Luverne
Under one roof: Six Lady Jays players living together become a family
Reporter rap: Illegitimate Super Bowl without the Cowboys?
MW wrestling: Preuss 0-2 at Ridgewater Open
Prep roundup: Pipestone Area wins Big South Conference wrestling tournament; Three Trojans seniors place first
Column: Hosea, can you see
Column: Can Trump's Cabinet save him from himself?
GOP boosts expansion of rural broadband
Column: What happened to the honeymoon?
Column: Tillerson's foreign policy -- Russia first
Edward "Bud" John
Judy K. Thies
Leland "Lee" Hardekopf
Douglas C. McClure
Herb chicken and mushrooms easy, elegant dinner favorite
A fast-food salad you’ll want to make at home
Column: Nose for news and all other noses once were pressed into these
Paulzines embrace adoption, finalize fourth in November
Disheveled Theologian: A 'd-icey' adventure
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Five generations: Ebeling family
Wachter 95th birthday
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Public Notice of operating budge for 2017 fiscal year
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August 7, 2015
Castle Rocks: Pillars verified as having come from 1888 school building
WORTHINGTON — Bob Benson doesn’t know the details, but somehow he remembered being told that the two ornately carved stones that have been...
August 7, 2015 - 8:51pm
August 4, 2015
Blast from the Past: Koopman, Grothe pitch Rockets into 1965 finals
SLAYTON — As the United States continued to escalate its involvement in the Vietnam War and the Minnesota Twins stretched their lead in the 10-team American League, a pair of Windom area farmers were traveling across the Atlantic Ocean for a 21-day African Safari. That’s right....
August 4, 2015 - 8:43pm
August 2, 2015
The honest truth: Pioneer Village to play host to President Lincoln
WORTHINGTON — Abe is coming to town, honest! At 7 p.m. next Monday, in the Pioneer Village Big Barn, President Abraham Lincoln will make...
August 2, 2015 - 8:42pm
July 31, 2015
The man who fell to earth: Adventurist crashed into area cornfield in 1966
Forty-nine years ago, a man fell from the sky and landed in a cornfield in Lakefield. He was rushed to the hospital in Worthington, where he...
July 31, 2015 - 9:45pm
July 28, 2015
Blast from the Past: Twins lead American League, Cubs advance in 1965 amateur playoffs
WORTHINGTON — Monday evening, the seedings and pairings for the 2015 Region 13C amateur baseball playoffs were announced. The six area teams — Hadley, Wilmont, Milroy, Heron Lake, Lakefield and Jackson — who won last week’s best-of-three series between teams from the First...
July 28, 2015 - 9:24pm
July 26, 2015
New Vietnam exhibit at Minnesota Military Museum shows conflict through veterans' memories
LITTLE FALLS —— A new exhibit at the Minnesota Military Museum shares the memories and feelings from participants in America’s most divisive...
July 26, 2015 - 9:16pm
July 21, 2015
Letter: It's foolish to erase our history
By Eugene Stene, Alpha Four past presidents — Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt — are carved in a big mountain in South Dakota. Two or more of these past presidents owned slaves. When should Mt. Rushmore be destroyed?
July 21, 2015 - 8:32am
July 19, 2015
Laura Ingalls Wilder Pageant showcases community then and now
WALNUT GROVE — When the sun goes down and darkness falls over the outdoor amphitheater, the past is illuminated through the eyes of Laura Ingalls...
July 19, 2015 - 7:48pm
July 10, 2015
Prairie Arts Council to host 'Tom Sawyer' event
SHELDON, Iowa — “I hope to have a terrific turnout. A lot of hands makes an easier job.” So said Harold Tuttle, board director of the...
July 10, 2015 - 10:04pm
July 2, 2015
How much do you know about American History?
DULUTH — Test your patriotic merit with this American history quiz, just in time for the Fourth of July. There are some helpful hints here...
July 2, 2015 - 10:14pm
June 11, 2015
Lessons to be learned
CURRIE — End-O-Line Railroad Park will soon be offering a chance to travel back in time to the turn of the century. One-room schoolhouses...
June 11, 2015 - 8:14pm
June 1, 2015
High time for tea: McCallum Museum offers afternoon tea, shows off 100 years of hats
SIBLEY, Iowa — The Osceola County Historical Society will host a series of Sunday afternoon teas at the McCallum Museum in Sibley to raise...
June 1, 2015 - 7:48pm
April 7, 2015
Public, private schools flourish in Edgerton
EDGERTON — Differences may tear some communities apart, but in Edgerton they bring them together. In a town of less than 1,200 people, the...
April 7, 2015 - 9:17pm
March 26, 2015
Bells to note Civil War’s end anniversary
ST. PAUL — Bill Crowder played a bugle Thursday as history, military and political leaders gathered in Gov. Mark Dayton’s office to urge...
March 26, 2015 - 8:18pm
March 20, 2015
Five Worthington Middle School students qualify for National History Bee
WORTHINGTON — Worthington Middle School (WMS) sent 10 students to the Minneapolis Regional Finals of the National History Bee earlier this...
March 20, 2015 - 9:53pm