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Bibles for Missions Thrift Center hopes to draw in new volunteers
Former Jaycees president charged for embezzling pull tab proceeds
Unoccupied house explodes
Road work to begin Wednesday
Capital improvement costs pile up
Prep volleyball: Westbrook-Walnut Grove zaps Edgerton; JCC falls in four
Prep cross country: Salentiny, Heron Lake-Okabena girls win at Springfield
Prep girls tennis: Worthington doubles pace winning effort; Luverne swept
State amateur baseball: Luverne wins state opener
Girls tennis: Pipestone Area tops Worthington Invitational
Column: Jeb Bush's foot-in-mouth problem
Column: Trump, Ramos meant for each other
Letter: Union strong? JBS employee thinks not
Letter: Olson Park in need of attention
Column: What six years of 'reset' have wrought
Joseph E. Wolf
Veda Mae Klaassen
Lawrence A. Gaul
Rolland W. Christians
Column: Worthington's women helped build our economy
Religion briefs: Aug. 27
Looking Back: 1965 -- Several building projects in progress at Worthington schools
Column: Let's hope we keep horsin' around at the fair
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Chapa 55th anniversary
Chapa 55th anniversary
Jacobsen 60th anniversary
Jacobsen 60th anniversary
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August 5, 2015
Farmer gets 6 months in labor case: Kidco’s Benz knowingly harbored illegal workers
FARGO, N.D. — Farmer and businessman Monte Benz of Steele, N.D., on Aug. 3 was sentenced to six months in jail, three months of supervised...
August 5, 2015 - 9:18pm
July 6, 2015
Get a taste of Worthington
WORTHINGTON — Taste the flavors of Worthington Thursday at a new event kicking off the city’s 22nd annual International Festival. The Taste of Worthington is starting at 6 p.m. near the Nobles County Government Center. Festival goers are invited to sample desserts from a variety...
July 6, 2015 - 7:43pm
April 2, 2015
Finding freedom from afar
WORTHINGTON — Maylary Htoo Apolo is contemplating writing a letter to former first lady Laura Bush. Maylary met the then-president’s wife...
April 2, 2015 - 3:12pm
March 31, 2015
Journey to Worthington: Second Sudanese Civil War survivor finds home in southwest Minnesota
WORTHINGTON — The facts are fairly straightforward: Akech Akuei and her children left Sudan in 2001 and immigrated to the United States. She...
March 31, 2015 - 4:10pm
February 12, 2015
Education: The American dream
WORTHINGTON — When President Barack Obama announced during his State of the Union address last month his dream to see America’s high school...
February 12, 2015 - 8:46pm
January 5, 2015
Immigration information forum a Sunday draw
WORTHINGTON — An information forum on a cold Sunday afternoon attracted an attentive audience of over 200 people to the warm gymnasium at St....
January 5, 2015 - 1:03pm
December 14, 2014
Charitable giving is up, but joint projects are most noticeable trend
ST. PAUL — After surviving a recession marked by mergers and closures, Minnesota’s nonprofit leaders were all about collaboration in 2014. They joined forces to work on get-out-the-vote drives, immigration reform and joint funding applications, among other efforts. With unemployment...
December 14, 2014 - 8:34pm
November 2, 2014
Column: The experience of one Guatemalan immigrant
WORTHINGTON — On Tuesday, July 16 of 2013, just four days after two of my children returned from their visit to Guatemala with Familias Juntas, I was stopped by a police officer. The officer told me he did so because one of the passengers in the backseat was moving around and he...
November 2, 2014 - 8:57pm
July 8, 2014
International Festival to celebrate ‘Letters of a German Immigrant Farmer’
WORTHINGTON — This year, Worthington’s International Festival will have a special addition to the schedule starting Thursday evening. “Letters of a German Immigrant Farmer” is a book with a unique history and perspective contained within the bind. “I found this book...
July 8, 2014 - 9:58pm
May 2, 2013
Minnesota senators pass immigrant education bill
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota senators approved a plan that supporters say would bring the dream of attending college closer to reality for students...
News / education
May 2, 2013 - 12:08am
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
January 30, 2009
'La Voz Hispana' begins publication
LUVERNE -- Even as a U.S. citizen, Juan Bonilla knows what it feels like to be a foreigner. "When I started to look for jobs, I was treated like a normal immigrant from Mexico, because over here a lot of people think if you speak Spanish, you come from Mexico," said the Puerto Rican...
January 30, 2009 - 12:00am