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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
Linda Jean Hoskins
Jeanette Henning Piccirelli
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
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Lamfers 80th birthday
Grube 80th birthday
Erdman 80th birthday
Moser 85th birthday
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Tax-Forfeited Land Classification Public Meeting Notice
Data: Feb. 28, 2015
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January 2, 2015
Querido Papa: Lisa Kremer shares local families' stories at the Vatican
For Lisa Kremer, it was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity — the chance to travel to the Vatican, come face to face with Pope Francis and have a brief conversation. “I still can’t believe it happened,” she said. “It’s like a dream.” Despite what the encounter meant to...
lifestyles / people
January 2, 2015 - 4:20pm
November 20, 2014
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama imposed the most sweeping immigration reform in a generation Thursday, easing the threat of deportation for about 4.7 million undocumented immigrants and setting up a clash with Republicans. In a White House speech, Obama rejected Republican...
November 20, 2014 - 8:51pm
June 18, 2012
New policy could affect area immigrants
WORTHINGTON -- Hundreds of thousands of young, educated, illegal immigrants may get the opportunity to stay in the United States and work under a new policy announced Friday by the Obama administration, but it will take a few weeks until requests can be accepted. Secretary of Homeland...
news / politics
June 18, 2012 - 9:00pm
August 27, 2011
Digging deeper: Andy Kroneberger takes personal journey through his family's unique history
BREWSTER -- As a boy growing up in Brewster in the 1930s, Andy Kroneberger admits that he was often frustrated -- and even embarrassed -- by his immigrant parents' speech, customs and frugality. But researching a book on his family's history gave Andy insight and sympathy for what...
August 27, 2011 - 12:00am
November 13, 2009
Immigrants welcome in Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS -- Immigrants are important to Minnesota's economy, especially for rural areas, a new report indicates. "Immigration stimulates job creation," according to the business coalition report. "As industries expand and hire new workers, jobs are created to maintain this larger...
November 13, 2009 - 12:00am
September 18, 2009
Oath of Allegiance taken in Slayton
SLAYTON -- Sixteen men and women raised their right hands on Thursday and swore to support and defend the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America. On this same date 222 years ago, 39 men, including George Washington, Alexander Hamilton and Benjamin Franklin took...
September 18, 2009 - 12:00am
October 28, 2008
Letter: Illegal immigrants shouldn't have driver's licenses
Wolf Blitzer of CNN asked Barack Obama, "Do you plan to give illegal aliens driver's licenses to those who want one, yes or no?" Obama responded, "Yes." With a driver's license an illegal alien can get government benefits, a mortgage, board a plan, even illegally vote. Fact: The...
October 28, 2008 - 12:00am