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Candidates plan ice cream social
Dayton wants Minnesotans to take clean water pledge
Minnesota State Fair celebrates Yellow Ribbon program for veterans
City planning for 2017 budget continues
Area prep volleyball roundup
Prep volleyball: Serving strong in win for H-BC
Girls tennis: Trojans show fight in loss
College volleyball: Lady Jays open season with new look
Prep football: Area football teams gear up for another season
Letter: Kiwanis projects are making an impact
Column: The cost of the EpiPen price increase
Column: Reforms and solutions to help First District farmers
Letter: Wake up and smell the drug companies
Letter: Either way, change coming in health insurance
Kenneth Linn Gaiser
Fern Rosezella Clauson
Lucille Margaret Poynter
Looking Back: 1991 -- New group home opening in Jackson County
Biking Bob: 78-year-old Hibma still doing plenty of pedaling
Column: A Nobles County cowboy made 1934 history
Column: Together 2016 a gathering to remember
Disheveled Theologian: Finding meaning in the motive
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Yungmann 80th birthday
Ringkob 45th anniversary
Bullerman 60th anniversary
Froderman 65th anniversary
Rutzen 65th anniversary
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Zimmer: It's 'possible' Bridgewater could be out for season
September 24, 2014
Maple Lawn celebrates 50th year
FULDA — It’s been a celebratory year for the residents and staff at Maple Lawn Senior Care Campus. Maple Lawn’s 50th year of serving the...
September 24, 2014 - 8:48pm
September 10, 2014
Sons of Norway Stavanger Lodge to celebrate 40th anniversary
WINDOM — The Sons of Norway Stavanger Lodge will host a special meeting beginning at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Cottonwood County Historical Society Museum, located at 812 Fourth Ave. in Windom. This meeting will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Lodge’s charter. The evening...
September 10, 2014 - 9:22pm
September 7, 2014
Civil Air Patrol veteran to be honored with Congressional Gold Medal
FARMINGTON — If you ever want to get Thomas O’Connor involved in something, you might be well advised to start by convincing his friends. When...
September 7, 2014 - 8:52pm
Bring on the turkey
WORTHINGTON — It’s that time of year again. The air is turning crisper, leaves are starting to change color and ... there are turkeys running in the street? Ah yes, King Turkey Day is right around the corner, and there is so much going on, it takes nearly a week long of events...
September 7, 2014 - 8:36pm
September 2, 2014
Hudson, Wychor return to KTD
WORTHINGTON — It’s a command performance, of sorts. The last time Lew Hudson and Jim Wychor assumed speaking duties for King Turkey Day...
September 2, 2014 - 8:13am
September 1, 2014
Portraits and landscapes
WORTHINGTON — Born in pre-war Vietnam, Liat Smestad has spent most of her life in urban Chicago. But she also feels a connection to Worthington....
September 1, 2014 - 8:23pm
August 17, 2014
Museum embraces Minnesota State Fair’s past
FALCON HEIGHTS — Linda Koutsky sounds conflicted when you ask her about the new History and Heritage Center at the Minnesota State Fair. Koutsky...
August 17, 2014 - 8:55pm
August 15, 2014
Column: The high points of a visit to southwest Minnesota
I learned only last week that Al Tlam — Elvin Tlam — died two years ago. He was 88, and he lived in State of Washington for decades. An engineer for Boeing. I would be surprised if half-a-dozen people from the local area know of Al. I knew Al because we each had rooms in Pioneer...
August 15, 2014 - 9:41pm
August 6, 2014
Tribute to the past
PIPESTONE — Hundreds of Civil War re-enactors from the upper Midwest, New Mexico, Florida and Colorado will attend the Pipestone Civil War Days on Saturday and Sunday at the Hiawatha Avenue Park with the gates opening at 8 a.m. both days. Soldier’s camps will be open to the...
August 6, 2014 - 8:05pm
July 1, 2014
Old-fashioned Fourth set for this weekend at Pioneer Village
WORTHINGTON — Preparation for the annual Old Fashioned Fourth of July at Pioneer Village was afoot Monday. The now two-day event, scheduled...
July 1, 2014 - 8:58am
June 15, 2014
Out with the old
SCANDIA — Curt Richter has found a future for Minnesota’s past. He exports old barns and log houses to other states, where they are rebuilt. His business, Rustic Innovations, is one of several that restore historic Minnesota farm buildings — and deliver them anywhere. “This...
June 15, 2014 - 8:44pm
June 1, 2014
A friendship without borders
WORTHINGTON — Decades, oceans and generations conspire to divide this longtime friendship, but these confounding factors were not enough to...
June 1, 2014 - 9:32pm
May 23, 2014
Memorial Day has community, personal significance
WORTHINGTON — There will be no Memorial Day parade at Worthington on Monday. For one thing, those band kids are needed at their jobs on holiday weekends. Worthington once had Memorial Day parades. A standard parade unit in the 1940s and 1950s was Reuben Hurd and Frank Pothast riding...
May 23, 2014 - 9:53pm
May 12, 2014
Cumiskey announces retirement from WPD
WORTHINGTON — After serving 15 years in Worthington and 28 years in law enforcement, Worthington Police Chief Mike Cumiskey officially announced...
May 12, 2014 - 10:23pm
April 13, 2014
NCHS reaches out
WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Historical Society is headquartered in Worthington, but it is intended to preserve the history of all the communities...
April 13, 2014 - 8:59pm