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Counting the lives lost to intimate violence
Dayton offers $41 billion budget
A gathering of ‘deer’ friends
Traffic stop leads to drug bust
Prep girls basketball: Southwest Minnesota Christian remains undefeated in conference
Prep boys basketball: Fluit shot wins it for Edgerton
Prep hockey: Luverne gets sweep over Worthington
Prep wrestling: Jackson County Central gets key win; Adrian nipped on the road
Prep gymnastics: Jackson County Central finds 140s again
Column: A blueprint for success in 2015
Letter: A common-sense approach to energy policy
Letter: Bowled over by football -- literally
Letter: Stop creation of Internet 'slow lanes'
Letter: Look to commandments for answers
Judy & Bruce Schmidt
Dennis Palmer Luitjens
Allan (Al) Altnow
Raymond E. Barrett
Revving for retirement: Ricker leaves full-time ministry after almost 20 years at First Lutheran
Looking Back: 1940 -- Nobles County ranks among top flax producers in Minnesota
Looking Back: 1940 - Steamed turned into blades of new turbine at Worthington power plant
Column: On a mild, windy January day, some storm stories
Out & About: Jan. 16-31
Out and About
Ruesch 80th birthday
Altman 80th birthday
Hitzemann 85th birthday
Spessard 90th birthday
Hallstrom 99th birthday
Data: Jan. 27, 2015
Data: Jan. 26, 2015
Data: Jan. 25, 2015
Data: Jan. 23, 2015
Special School Board Meeting January
January 26, 2015
Homebuyer education course offered
WORTHINGTON — Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership will offer a two-day Home Stretch workshop Feb. 3 and 5. This homebuyer education opportunity will help prospective buyers decide if home ownership is right for them. The workshop will be from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. both days at...
January 26, 2015 - 7:54pm
January 1, 2015
ST. PAUL — “Help wanted” signs hang in front of businesses and factories throughout rural Minnesota and in many communities,even if those jobs are filled, workers may not find homes nearby. Training workers and building homes are two parts of the same problem that rural legislators...
January 1, 2015 - 9:38pm
December 29, 2014
State releases funding to the Northwest Iowa Regional Housing Trust Fund
SIBLEY, Iowa — The Northwest Iowa Regional Housing Trust Fund, Inc. (NWIRHTF) announces the release of $339,392 from the State Housing Trust Fund for fiscal year 2015. The money was released from the Iowa Finance Authority who administers the State Housing Trust Fund. This financial...
December 29, 2014 - 9:09pm
October 19, 2014
Community Connect Thursday
WORTHINGTON — The Community Concerns, Housing, Homeless and Hunger Committee is sponsoring its second Community Connect event from 3-6 p.m. Thursday in the American Reformed Church gymnasium, located at 1720 North Burlington in Worthington. The event is designed for local individuals...
October 19, 2014 - 8:14pm
October 6, 2014
City council candidate forum
WORTHINGTON — Six candidates for Worthington City Council met Monday evening in the Worthington High School cafeteria to debate some of the city’s most pressing issues. Ward 1 candidates Ron Wood and Larry Janssen, along with Ward 2 candidates Michael Harmon, Jeanene Townswick,...
October 6, 2014 - 10:55pm
September 30, 2014
Breaking down flood insurance
WORTHINGTON — With the recently changed flood zone map in the city, some folks are now facing the challenge of either changing from one flood zone to another, or being entirely new to the flood zone. Jason Vote, a State Farm Insurance agent in Worthington, said determining the...
September 30, 2014 - 10:03pm
July 31, 2014
Editorial: A magnificent mall?
Considering all the negative news about the Northland Mall property over the last several months — the last few years, actually — it’s hard not to be downright excited about this week’s developments. It’s also easy to be a little cynical, too, but we’ll aim to be as positive...
opinion / editorials
July 31, 2014 - 3:14pm
June 10, 2014
Kmart demolition moves forward
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council approved the recommendation to the Nobles County District Court for the demolition of the former Kmart building during its Monday night meeting. “The city attorney has filed with the courts, and we do have a court date set for June...
June 10, 2014 - 12:03pm
June 9, 2014
Lake Park takes first steps to address housing
LAKE PARK, Iowa — The community of Lake Park is in the midst of assessing properties and compiling applications after being awarded a $246,000 Community Development Block Grant from the Iowa Economic Development Authority to target housing rehabilitation in its community. Carol...
June 9, 2014 - 10:58pm
June 3, 2014
Column: Despite $100 million investment in housing, many needs remain
By COLLEEN O’CONNOR TOBERMAN, Minnesota 2020 ST. PAUL — Thanks to many years of advocacy and education, this year’s bonding bill includes a record-breaking $100 million investment in affordable housing. This money will benefit every corner of the state as Minnesota Housing...
opinion / columns
June 3, 2014 - 2:55pm