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Worthington Middle School Festival of Music event is Monday evening
Heron Lake-Okabena students gather 'Coins for Kids'
Doubt remains in Daubt; Democrats have concerns about new House speaker
Windom schools say no to winter weather
Education, research and new treatments assisting people with diabetes
Prep boys hockey: Luverne skates away from Worthington
Prep boys basketball: Antes sinks nine threes as Windom Area survives JCC
Prep gymnastics: Worthington soars to 140.175
Prep girls basketball: Jackson County Central tops Windom, SWC beats Canby
Prep wrestling: Four from Worthington get into Riot semifinals
Column: Substitute teachers a key component of District 518
Column: Elizabeth Warren, godmother of sorts
Column: Worthington Christian School offering program tonight on 'The Trees of Christmas'
Letter: Letter on Christmas wasn't meant to be negative
Column: Energy industry -- CO2 is good for us
Anita Rose (Ling) Siegmann
Florence "Kip" Gee
Cyril F. Gengler
Teresa Marie Stofferan
Season's jottings: Newsroom staffers share Christmas memories
Column: If Worthington builds it, they sure would come
The pageantry of it all
Looking Back: 1964 - Armour helps Worthington hit employment high
HO, HO, HO: Koster has jolly time standing in for Santa
Out and About
Probst 80th birthday
Schubert 90th birthday
Amundson 100th birthday
Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale
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October 20, 2014
Down in the dumps
WORTHINGTON — When Dennis Hibma is out mowing road ditches in Bigelow Township in July and October, he sees more than the patches of Big Bluestem and colorful prairie flowers in bloom. He often finds unsightly items like discarded mattresses, rusting refrigerators, old TVs and...
October 20, 2014 - 8:55pm
August 28, 2014
Lawmakers hear voter anger over illegal migrants
DALLAS — When Republican Rep. Jeb Hensarling sat down with colleagues and constituents at a recent Chamber of Commerce lunch in Dallas, the first question he faced was whether Congress planned to address immigration policy and a burgeoning border crisis. “I’m supposed to do...
August 28, 2014 - 8:55pm
July 31, 2014
Laws include measure to fight synthetic drugs
ST. PAUL — Synthetic drugs will be a bit easier to fight beginning today. They can be handled much like other illegal drugs under one of...
July 31, 2014 - 8:56pm
June 29, 2014
Law enforcement on lookout for fireworks violators
DETROIT LAKES — Fireworks have become synonymous with Independence Day, as much a part of the celebrations as flags, barbecuing and American pride. But as we approach the Fourth of July holiday, restrictions on the sale and use of fireworks are still a matter of contention. Officials...
June 29, 2014 - 7:15pm
April 28, 2014
Judge says online voter registration illegal
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie illegally set up an online voter registration system, a judge ruled Monday. Ramsey County Judge John Guthmann ordered Ritchie to end online registration at midnight today, but said anyone who has registered via the Internet...
April 28, 2014 - 9:47pm
March 31, 2014
Angler pleads guilty, loses potential world-record fish
Caught — and released to the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources. Rob Scott, the Crane Lake angler who caught a potential tip-up world-record lake trout in February, pleaded guilty Friday in Fort Frances Provincial Offences Court to keeping one lake trout over his limit. Scott,...
March 31, 2014 - 8:58pm
March 19, 2014
Faribault nurse’s suicide-assist conviction reversed
ST. PAUL — Parts of a state law that make it illegal to encourage or advise suicide are unconstitutional, and the conviction of a former Faribault nurse who urged two people to kill themselves is reversed, the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled Wednesday. The high court sent the case...
March 19, 2014 - 8:51pm
March 13, 2014
Marijuana available for medical uses in Minnesota, but illegal
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans who want marijuana to ease pain and deal with other medical conditions already can get it, Gov. Mark Dayton said Thursday. However, he quickly added, buying pot on the street is illegal, and he does not endorse it. In a conference call with reporters, he...
March 13, 2014 - 9:09pm
July 26, 2012
Law expands illegal synthetic drugs
ST. PAUL -- More synthetic drugs will be illegal under a law taking effect Wednesday, and a state agency will be able to act faster to make newly developed versions illegal. Still, as makers of the so-called "designer drugs" continue to change chemical formulas to skirt the law,...
July 26, 2012 - 10:03pm
April 4, 2011
Man pleads guilty to being illegally in U.S.
WORTHINGTON -- A Worthington man pleaded guilty in federal courts last week to being in the U.S. illegally and will remain in custody until the case is resolved. He will then be deported to Mexico -- again. Anselmo Mendez-Madrid, 36, a native of El Salvador, was indicted in February...
news / crime
April 4, 2011 - 7:54pm
June 21, 2008
Letter: Illegal immigration must be curbed
Illegal immigration is not a benefit to our society, but, rather, a huge drain. First of all, when it comes to Social Security and tax revenue, there's no way illegals can bail us out, since they use far more services than they might happen to pay into Social Security or pay in federal...
June 21, 2008 - 12:00am