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Half-cent sales tax extension formally adopted
Council gives PBK another chance to build movie theater
U.S. Republican Senator McCain will return Tuesday for healthcare vote
New WPD officers take oath
200 immigrants in Texas were smuggled into a pitch-black trailer. 10 died, and the driver has been charged.
P.J. Fleck expects Gophers' defense to be personnel-based this season
Vikings put Latavius Murray on PUP list, Sharrif Floyd on non-football injury list
Twins finalize trade with Braves for Jaime Garcia
Reinforcements have Vikings offensive line coach Tony Sparano excited for season
Vikings' backup quarterback Case Keenum relishes extra reps
Christmas already? Consider this gift-giving practice
Swift: Decorating project really takes the cake
Growing Together: How to keep flowers flowering all summer
Letter: Student's time in Worthington is winding down
Column: Hospice doesn’t mean a surrender of hope
George B. Johnson
Jennie Van Ruler
Lorraine Emma Huehn
Disheveled Theologian: Some bright morning … or evening
Column: PWs kept farms operating when war called away farmers
Looking Back: 2007 -- Luverne airport gets key federal funding
'Green.com' and 'megabyte blue:' Crayola's '90s tribute to the internet
Column: ‘Kids Went Here’ - That’s what you could say on bronze plaque
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Lohse 100th birthday
Doeden 85th birthday
Birth: July 18, 2017
Becker 60th anniversary
Henning 50th anniversary
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June 29, 2017
House passes bills to crack down on 'sanctuary cities,' deported criminals who return to US
WASHINGTON - The House on Thursday passed two hard-line immigration bills that would penalize illegal immigrants who commit crimes and local...
June 29, 2017 - 5:46pm
January 16, 2017
Under one roof: Six Lady Jays players living together become a family
WORTHINGTON -- Walking into the Worthington house where six of the eight Minnesota West women’s basketball players live together, it is crystal...
January 16, 2017 - 5:29pm
September 11, 2016
‘He so richly deserves it’: Moorhead vet, wife will have new home thanks to nonprofit group
MOORHEAD — An injured Moorhead veteran and his wife will be holding the keys to a new, mortgage-free, specially adapted home within a year’s time. More than 100 people gathered at American Legion Post 21 Saturday morning, Sept. 10, to celebrate the start of construction on a home...
September 11, 2016 - 9:41pm
May 19, 2016
House panel delivers Puerto Rico crisis bill
WASHINGTON — U.S. lawmakers Thursday began coalescing around revised bipartisan legislation to help address Puerto Rico’s unpayable debt...
May 19, 2016 - 3:21pm
House votes down bonding bill
ST. PAUL — A Minnesota House public works funding bill failed Thursday, an action on a major undecided issue that further muddles the fate of 2016 legislative session. The House vote follows the defeat of a Senate bonding bill earlier this month. A public works bill, financed by...
May 19, 2016 - 2:32pm
May 18, 2016
$800 million: House bonding bill faces tough fight
ST. PAUL — Paul Torkelson needs to come up with quite a sales pitch. As chairman of the Minnesota House committee that recommends funding for...
May 18, 2016 - 9:00pm
April 14, 2016
House slingshots 3-wheeled motorcycle bill
ST. PAUL — The state House says a three-wheeled vehicle like Minnesota-based Polaris produces fits in a category of its own. On a Thursday...
April 14, 2016 - 8:38pm
April 11, 2016
House vote backs making fantasy sports legal in Minnesota
ST. PAUL — Fantasy sports should be legal in Minnesota, the state House decided Monday. Representatives gave 100-28 approval to legislation that would specifically make it legal. Current law is not clear. “Right now, we have a lot of ambiguity,” bill author Rep. Tim Sanders,...
April 11, 2016 - 10:43pm
February 1, 2016
Kruse to run for Minnesota House of Representatives
WINDOM — Kirby Kruse a former mayor of Windom, announced Monday that he is running for the Minnesota House of Representatives in District 22B....
February 1, 2016 - 9:28pm
November 15, 2015
Decked out for the season — with a reason: Hospice Cottage Christmas House Walk is Friday, Saturday
WORTHINGTON — If Sue Nau ever needed an excuse to get a head start on decking her halls for Christmas, she’s certainly found one this year. Nau...
November 15, 2015 - 8:59pm
October 7, 2015
Letter: GOP has disconnection on broadband
By Paul Thissen, House DFL Leader, Minneapolis At a recent forum about the lack of high-speed Internet access in Greater Minnesota, a woman from Aitkin told us, “this isn’t just a need — it’s a necessity.” I agree. The availability of high speed Internet has become a...
October 7, 2015 - 7:20pm
September 28, 2015
7 escape from large house fire
COTTAGE GROVE — Seven people escaped a fire late Sunday that left one Cottage Grove home a total loss and damaged two neighboring properties. Firefighters were called at 11:55 p.m. to a fire at 8887 91st St. When the first crews arrived nine minutes later, fire was visible from...
September 28, 2015 - 10:17pm
September 1, 2015
One dead, two treated after house fire
FREEPORT — One person was found dead after authorities responded to an early morning house fire Tuesday in downtown Freeport in central Minnesota. Two other individuals at the home were able to get out of the house and were treated for smoke inhalation, according to a news release...
September 1, 2015 - 8:09pm
May 28, 2015
Habitat for Humanity to build in Edgerton
EDGERTON — The Edgerton City Council has approved the donation of a city-owned lot to Southwest Minnesota Habitat for Humanity, but not after some community residents expressed worries about the building of a new Habitat home in the city. Prior to the May 20 council approval...
May 28, 2015 - 8:56pm
May 3, 2015
A ‘people person’: For Kurt Daudt, budget crunch is a big test
ST. PAUL — House Speaker Kurt Daudt schedules 10 to 15 minutes for the five-minute walk from his office to his post atop the Minnesota House...
May 3, 2015 - 8:16pm