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Klobuchar, Franken announce more than $100 million in critical heating aid
Community helps build Oxford Street; 2017 overlay project could be delayed
Nobles SWCD begins connecting with landowners on buffers
Boo! Windom’s haunted house will spark ‘Old School Nightmares’
Minnesota already breaking voting records ahead of Nov. 8
Section 3A cross country: Luverne girls, Windom Area boys prevail
Section 2AA cross country: Koller leads WHS runners
Iowa state football: H-LP puts perfect record on the line
Scott Rall: Hi ho, hi ho, it's off to work we go
Section football: Fulda, MLA, MCC finish the job
Column: Unaffordable health care for southwest Minnesota
Editorial: Peterson in the 7th with an asterisk
Letter: School referendum represents chance to ‘pay it forward’
Editorial: Schomacker for District 22A Representative
Letter: Our schools are committed to our students and our community
Carol E. Anderson
Ralph Wellington Thueson
James G. Myers
Community Thanksgiving dinner is Nov. 24
Disheveled Theologian: Banana bread evangelism
2016 Local Business Guide Directory
Looking Back: 2006 -- Worthington Ambulance Service wins honor
Pumpkin soup perfect start for lively (but civil) dinner party
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Birth: Oct. 26, 2016
Kill 80th birthday
Taylor 90th birthday
Kunze 90th birthday
Schaap 90th birthday
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March 1, 2016
Now or never: Trump’s ‘wall’ talk sparks migrant rush on U.S.-Mexico border
CIUDAD JUAREZ/WASHINGTON — Gang violence and poverty have for years pushed Mexicans and Central Americans north to the United States, but recently...
March 1, 2016 - 9:01pm
February 15, 2016
Letter: Candidate responds to editor's column
Ryan McGaughey’s recent commentary, “Encouraging diversity vs. angry rhetoric,” seems to have missed the point of my recent press statement that exposed the ‘soft on terrorism’ record of incumbent Congressman Tim Walz. My press release was crafted to highlight the deep paradox...
February 15, 2016 - 5:30pm
January 21, 2016
Column: Q&A -- Visa security
Q: Which branch of government has the authority to regulate immigration? A: More than 200 years ago, the architects of our nation baked in the genius of our resilient republic with two founding charters of freedom. The U.S. Constitution establishes three branches of the federal government...
January 21, 2016 - 9:05pm
January 19, 2016
Supreme Court to decide major case on Obama immigration plan
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday paved the way for a major ruling on the limits of presidential powers, agreeing to decide the legality...
January 19, 2016 - 4:40pm
December 17, 2015
Minnesota miners, blacks, travelers await special session decision
ST. PAUL — About 600 Minnesota Iron Range workers will not know until after the holidays if their unemployment benefits will be extended. Black...
December 17, 2015 - 8:36pm
December 6, 2015
They paved the way: Twin Cities family were Minnesota's first Hmong refugees, 40 years ago
ST. PAUL — On a chilly December day in 1975, Dang “Donald” Hawj approached a Vietnamese immigrant who had arrived in the Twin Cities a...
December 6, 2015 - 4:50pm
December 3, 2015
Letter: Chances can't be taken with Syrian refugees
By Del Strehle, Rushmore With the lack of information about the Syrian refugees that want to come to America, I fail to be able to understand why anyone would be willing to let them into the United States. There is no way that there can be any type of background check on any of them...
December 3, 2015 - 4:38pm
November 19, 2015
One day — today: Wah Wah Say becomes U.S. citizen
WORTHINGTON — “I love America,” said Wah Wah Say with a broad smile and a giggle Thursday afternoon as she took a break from her English...
November 19, 2015 - 8:52pm
Naturalization workshop offered Saturday
WORTHINGTON — The Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota will lead a free workshop Saturday to assist individuals interested in becoming a U.S. citizen. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., with the workshop to start at 9 a.m., at West Learning Center, 117 11th Ave., Worthington. During...
November 19, 2015 - 8:51pm
October 14, 2015
Nobles County Sheriff sued by ACLU-MN
ST. PAUL — The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota (ACLU-MN) has filed a lawsuit against Nobles County Sheriff Kent Wilkening and his...
October 14, 2015 - 9:10pm
October 13, 2015
Dayton blunt in MN forum: Anyone who can’t accept immigrants ‘should find another state’
ST. CLOUD — Harsh words and heartfelt sentiment were exchanged by community members and local officials on racial issues in Central Minnesota at the St. Cloud NAACP Community Conversation with Gov. Mark Dayton. Hosted Tuesday at St. Cloud Public Library, about 100 people from...
October 13, 2015 - 9:32pm
September 23, 2015
Pope Francis focuses on environment, poverty and migrants at White House
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — Pope Francis Wednesday urged the United States to help tackle climate change and touched on other divisive U.S. political...
September 23, 2015 - 8:35pm
August 26, 2015
Grassley fields questions at Sibley event
SIBLEY, Iowa — U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley visited Wednesday morning with constituents at the Osceola Community Hospital in Sibley. State Sen....
August 26, 2015 - 9:20pm
July 21, 2015
Letter: Let's live together with courage, inclusion
By Debra Hogenson, Brewster In her recent letter, Diane Tow of Brewster claimed that Worthington is full of “illegals” and implied that all rational people share her view. I disagree. Timid people who cannot adapt to change may share her outlook. People who fear people who...
July 21, 2015 - 8:33am
July 17, 2015
Letter: A need to be tougher on illegal immigrants
By Diane Tow, Brewster Any rational person who can look around the streets of Worthington will see what has happened. Identity fraud is obviously a common practice. This city is full of illegals and everyone seems to turn a blind eye. Why? Money, plain and simple. There is no...
July 17, 2015 - 9:37pm