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Worthington FFA crowns stars
No health violations found in examination of Willmar Jennie-O plant
Rock County Library receives grant
Solo/Ensemble Festival is today
Wine & Canvas event is Friday
Section 2A south girls basketball: Heron Lake-Okabena prevails
Iowa girls basketball: Central Lyon falls in first round at state
College basketball: Minnesota West women headed to nationals
State wrestling: Worthington's Carson Hagen ends with a silver
Section 3A south girls basketball: Hills-Beaver Creek upsets Edgerton
Column: In ACA case, context is critical
Column: Jeb Bush, CPAC pinata
Letter: Dayton's roads and bridges plan deserves support
Letter: New host family is big part of exchange student's month
We’ve become like the former Soviet Union
LuVerna C. Leslie Hilliard
Linda Jean Hoskins
A real puzzler: Pat Loosbrock puts together works of art, piece by piece
Column: Hay! Did you know about our town's wonder crop?
Out & About: Feb. 27-March 7
Religion briefs: Feb. 26
Looking Back: 1940 - Historic Chautauqua Park pavilion torn down
Out and About
Lamfers 80th birthday
Grube 80th birthday
Erdman 80th birthday
Moser 85th birthday
Data: March 3, 2015
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Tax-Forfeited Land Classification Public Meeting Notice
Data: Feb. 28, 2015
Data: Feb. 27, 2015
Taking the plunge
WORTHINGTON — A group of approximately 40 brave souls gathered Saturday afternoon on ice-covered Lake Okabena to take the Deep Freeze Dip as part of Winterfest. At least double that many gathered along the shoreline bracing themselves against bitterly cold winds to watch the fundraiser...
February 2, 2015 - 5:41pm
January 19, 2015
Ice pushes some winter games events off Iowa Great Lakes
ARNOLDS PARK, Iowa — The varying thickness of ice on the Iowa Great Lakes is sending some of the University of Okoboji Winter Games to dry land this weekend. Ice conditions on the lakes are so variable this winter that no vehicle traffic is recommended on the lakes. Organizers...
January 19, 2015 - 10:04pm
January 18, 2015
Plow slides into ditch while sanding icy Minnesota roads
WHEATON — A Minnesota Department of Transportation plow truck slid into a ditch Saturday morning on Minnesota 27 while sanding and salting icy roads. Dan Seifert, 42, of Graceville, sustained minor injuries when the truck he was driving slid off the road and rolled on its side....
January 18, 2015 - 7:35pm
January 14, 2015
Time to start fishing
January 14, 2015 - 9:00pm
January 12, 2015
Ice conditions sketchy
WORTHINGTON — While extremely cold temperatures in recent weeks have helped to make ice on area lakes, the conditions are far from ideal. Ice thickness varies greatly, with many of the lakes covered with just 6 inches to a foot of ice. The message from local sportsmen’s club...
January 12, 2015 - 9:40pm
January 9, 2015
High winds create ground blizzard Thursday
WORTHINGTON — If only the southwest Minnesota/northwest Iowa region could cancel the first few days of January and skip ahead to, say, oh … springtime. The start of 2015 has been a cold one, as temperatures quickly plummeted Saturday afternoon and set the stage for a week that...
January 9, 2015 - 12:45pm
January 8, 2015
First ship arrives to winter in Duluth
DULUTH — The freighter American Integrity became the first ship of the season to enter winter layup in the Port of Duluth-Superior when it sailed into town Wednesday, coated in ice. The 1,000-foot lake vessel is one of a half dozen ships expected to call the Twin Ports home for...
January 8, 2015 - 7:40pm
Dippers sought for Deep Freeze Dip
WORTHINGTON — The Southwest Minnesota Fishing Club is looking for dippers to join in the 2015 Deep Freeze Dip. This year’s event will once again be a fundraiser for the Wayne Klumper Heals Fund. After this year’s dip, an application process for Nobles County youth recreation...
January 8, 2015 - 7:34pm
November 10, 2014
Icy conditions cause several accidents in local area
The following accidents were reported yesterday due to the icy conditions the local area saw: WILMONT — The Nobles County Sheriff’s Office responded to an accident involving a car in the ditch on its roof at 11:29 a.m. Monday at the intersection of County Road 25 and County Road...
November 10, 2014 - 9:02pm
Early winter storm dumps several inches of snow on Minnesota
An early blast of winter in the Upper Midwest unloaded several inches of snow across a wide swath of Minnesota and Wisconsin Monday, causing difficult driving conditions and leading to school cancellations across the region. The heaviest band of snow was parked on top of Minnesota’s...
November 10, 2014 - 8:50pm
February 11, 2014
Fulda water main breaks: Source of leak still unknown
FULDA — An unallocated water main break is costing the city of Fulda at least 200,000 gallons of water loss. “We noticed it Monday morning, and since then we believe we have lost a couple hundred thousand gallons of water,” said Butch Huerkamp, public works supervisor for...
February 11, 2014 - 10:16pm
May 8, 2013
Local issues find way into Senate
WORTHINGTON -- Sen. Bill Weber will help push for state aid to cities affected by the April ice storm. "The District 22 House members are pursuing that over there, and I am pursuing that in the Senate side," Weber said during a phone interview Wednesday morning. President Obama...
May 8, 2013 - 10:27pm
May 7, 2013
FEMA disaster reimbursement meeting is Tuesday
WORTHINGTON -- An applicant briefing for cities, townships, watershed districts, hospitals, power companies and qualifying nonprofit organizations will take place Tuesday to begin the process for requesting reimbursement funds from FEMA. The meeting will include all the entities...
May 7, 2013 - 10:26pm
Nobles County waives tree removal costs for small cities
WORTHINGTON -- Nobles County's small cities aided in the wake of the April ice storm will not be charged by Nobles County for the tree debris removal services it provided. Public Works Director Stephen Schnieder said county crews were asked to assist with clean-up efforts in eight...
May 7, 2013 - 9:28pm