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Dayton offers $41 billion budget
Counting the lives lost to intimate violence
A gathering of ‘deer’ friends
Traffic stop leads to drug bust
Minnesota man survives home explosion
Prep gymnastics: Jackson County Central finds 140s again
Seahawks' Lynch: 'I'm here so I won't get fined'
Passionate Patriots owner Kraft speaks about 'Deflategate'
Seahawks' setup favored by Carroll
Prep boys basketball: Boever shines in Worthington win over Ellsworth
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
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Special School Board Meeting January
January 12, 2015
Letter: Southwest Minnesota has something for everyone
By District 22. Sen. Bill Weber, R-Luverne, and District 16 Sen. Gary Dahms, R-Redwood Falls As members of the Minnesota Senate who represent southwest Minnesota, we are concerned about Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Commissioner’s Tom Landwehr’s comment that “there...
opinion / letters
January 12, 2015 - 3:33pm
December 30, 2014
The bird is the word
WORTHINGTON — On an absolutely ideal October day, Gov. Mark Dayton welcomed nearly a hundred hunters to Worthington for the community’s first-ever hosting of the Minnesota Governor’s Pheasant Hunting Opener. A year of planning culminated in a two-day event Oct. 10-11, that...
December 30, 2014 - 9:47pm
December 12, 2014
Brothers plead guilty to deer hunting charges
WORTHINGTON — Two brothers charged with illegal hunting violations in 2013 recently pleaded guilty in a plea bargain agreement in Nobles County District Court, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. On Nov. 18, 2013, Steven E. Joens, 53, Wilmont, and Eric A....
news / crime
December 12, 2014 - 9:58pm
November 11, 2014
As others see it: Be sure to hunt safely
The Minnesota Governor’s Deer Hunting Opener banquet Thursday night in Bemidji kicked off the official deer season activities. On Saturday morning, more than 500,000 hunters went afield in the west central Minnesota woods and cornfields, and in the forests across Minnesota. All...
opinion / editorials
November 11, 2014 - 2:21pm
November 10, 2014
Hunter killed on opening of deer season
MAHNOMEN — A Laporte man died after being shot on the opening day of Minnesota’s firearms deer season. The Mahnomen County sheriff’s office says Paul Scholl, 50, of Laporte, was shot while coming out of his deer hunting area about 16 miles southeast of Mahnomen in northwestern...
November 10, 2014 - 8:54pm
November 4, 2014
Letter: Family pets are off limits during hunting season
By Larry and Carol McKeever, Worthington We had been enjoying a beautiful fall harvest season until Oct. 31, when I heard a gunshot coming from the back of our property. I hurried outside in time to see a dark pickup truck driving quickly away from our house. I walked to the back...
opinion / letters
November 4, 2014 - 7:30pm
October 13, 2014
Wounded Warrior alumni find roosters in the hunt
WORTHINGTON — As they walked out of the tall prairie grasses on the Worthington Wells Wildlife Management Area, a group of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans looked like they were ready to go back out in search of ringneck pheasants — even though they bagged more than a dozen roosters...
October 13, 2014 - 3:56pm
October 8, 2014
Worthington ready for governor’s pheasant opener
WORTHINGTON — With 99 percent of the corn crop still in the field, participants in the Minnesota Governor’s Pheasant Hunting Opener Saturday will have more than enough challenge to find the ever-elusive ringnecks. Rest assured, though — there is a good crop of birds here...
October 8, 2014 - 7:59pm
July 24, 2014
Minnesota wolf hunt grows
DULUTH — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced Thursday the state’s 2014 wolf hunting and trapping season, adding 500 additional licenses over last year’s total and increasing the number of wolves that can be killed by nearly 14 percent. The DNR said it...
July 24, 2014 - 8:46pm
June 26, 2014
Scott Rall: Black tongue and other dog myths
There are many theories about dogs and how to pick the very best puppy from the litter. I have some that I use and others I disregard. I would like to add my take on some myths that have floated around for years and share with you the ones I like and the ones that mean nothing to...
sports / outdoors
June 26, 2014 - 11:38pm