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Being Elf-ish: One of Santa's workers shares secrets from the North Pole
Government offices, banks, stores close for Christmas
Tammy Makram -- Baby Jane Doe -- continues quest to find birth mother
Fire destroys home addition
Holiday Traditions: Ramadan a time for spiritual growth and reflection
Boys hockey: Big game, big win for Luverne
Wrestling: Oeltjenbruns, Nielsen lead Luverne
High school basketball: JCC boys rout MCW
Girls basketball: Henry is back, and loving every second
Prep girls basketball: Sibley-Ocheyedan tests unbeaten Okoboji
Column: Inglorious hackers, or 'Revenge of the Nerd'
Column: Holiday chores made special again by visit from mom
Column: Good riddance to the worst Congress ever
Column: Ethics training for Congress? Dream on
As others see it: The best gift -- get there safe
Robert J. Schmidt
Evelyn A. Kellen
Religion briefs: Dec. 24
Looking Back: 1989 -- Hadley man named state's top cattleman
Column: If Worthington builds it, they sure would come
Season's jottings: Newsroom staffers share Christmas memories
The pageantry of it all
Out and About
Julius 90th birthday
Probst 80th birthday
School Board Minutes for November
Data: Dec. 24, 2014
Data: Dec. 23, 2014
Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale
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