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Study: Immigrants make up growing part of workforce, tax base of ND, Minnesota
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Fire destroys vacant home near Okabena
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Pipe rolls off truck, killing worker on Minnesota highway project
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Doug Wolter: Champions are built, not born
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Developmentally disabled caregivers would receive raises under plan
Keeping our promise on the Supreme Court
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Elta E. Barker
Edna De Wilde
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Column: Worthington’s first Shorty — A colorful life and a sad end
At 102, Eleanore Ebeling enjoys a sharp mind -- and daily exercise, too
You gotta have heart: Heart attack recovery sets new priorities for Murphy
Disheveled Theologian: Some thoughts on love in this Valentines week
Looking Back: 1942 -- Worthington taking part in 'salvage for victory' program
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April 13, 2016
Rising market value: County officials explain increases
WORTHINGTON — Many property owners were shocked when they received a notice from the Nobles County Assessor’s Office informing them of increased...
April 13, 2016 - 5:26pm
April 10, 2016
Free STI tests available due to increased number of cases
MARSHALL — To reduce the number of chlamydia cases in southwest Minnesota, free chlamydia tests will be provided Tuesday in Marshall as part...
April 10, 2016 - 9:10pm
December 16, 2015
Fed raises interest rates for first time in nearly 10 years, citing ongoing U.S. recovery
WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve hiked interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade Wednesday, signaling faith that the U.S. economy...
December 16, 2015 - 4:15pm
July 1, 2015
Abortions saw slight, rare rise in 2014
ST. PAUL — Minnesota health officials said Wednesday that abortions performed in the state rose 2.2 percent last year, the first increase since 2006. According to a Department of Health report, 10,123 abortions were performed in 2014, up from 9,903 in the previous year. In 2006,...
July 1, 2015 - 9:02pm
May 19, 2015
South Dakota, Minnesota troopers join in I-90 safety operation
PIERRE, S.D. — Troopers from South Dakota and Minnesota join together later this month for a 21-hour joint operation designed to promote highway safety. The Minnesota State Patrol and South Dakota Highway Patrol will have an increased law-enforcement presence on Interstate 90....
May 19, 2015 - 9:22pm
December 14, 2014
Chamber hits membership milestone
WORTHINGTON — As they got ready for an upcoming meeting, the staff at the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce recently realized the organization...
December 14, 2014 - 8:44pm
September 23, 2014
Tax hike limit 7.6 percent
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County commissioners on Tuesday approved a not-to-exceed 7.6 percent levy increase — for a total proposed payable levy of $12,277,268 — for 2015, with the caveat that they will continue to work on crunching the numbers before the final budget and levy is...
September 23, 2014 - 8:43pm
Firefighters getting pension increase
WORTHINGTON — Worthington firefighters received a 1 percent increase in their pension during Monday night’s city council meeting. During an Aug. 27 budget meeting, Pat Shorter from the Fire Department Pension Fund requested an increase to the firemen’s pension benefit. After...
September 23, 2014 - 9:39am
September 4, 2014
Minnesota must prepare for ‘age wave’
DETROIT LAKES — Minnesotans are getting older, and the costs of caring for seniors and the disabled are going to rise fast. The state needs to act now to get ahead of the coming “age wave” by providing a stable funding source to pay for care, says state Sen. Kent Eken,...
September 4, 2014 - 8:00pm
September 2, 2014
Nobles County budget talks continue
WORTHINGTON — As they continue to work through the budget process for 2015, Nobles County commissioners on Tuesday sought additional information from two departments looking to increase their budget by more than $100,000. Information Technology Director Angelo Torres has a significant...
September 2, 2014 - 8:55pm
August 28, 2014
Enrollment rates up across the region
WORTHINGTON — Around the region, students are back in the classroom or eagerly awaiting to begin next week. Many schools in the area have seen...
August 28, 2014 - 8:50pm
July 16, 2014
MN farm taxes expected to rise
ST. PAUL — Although many Minnesota property owners could see some tax relief this year, farmers can expect higher taxes for at least the next two years. “What I am hearing is it is making it much more difficult to do business as a farmer,” Rep. Paul Marquart, D-Dilworth,...
July 16, 2014 - 8:26pm
June 17, 2014
District 518 discusses excess operating levy amount
WORTHINGTON — The District 518 school board passed a motion Tuesday to go forward with a resolution that would increase the excess operating levy by $15 more than what taxpayers with a property valued at $100,000 are currently paying. The board concluded that by slightly increasing...
June 17, 2014 - 9:29pm
April 10, 2014
MN minimum wage set to rise
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s minimum wage is about to rise. After the House passed 71-60 a higher minimum wage Thursday, it heads to Gov. Mark Dayton, who is expected to sign it into law. “I think this is a great trade off, minimum wage for a better life for a great many people...
April 10, 2014 - 8:52pm
April 9, 2014
MN Senate approves $9.50 minimum wage
ST. PAUL — Supporters of raising the state minimum wage say a bill senators passed Wednesday would boost 357,000 Minnesotans’ pay. The measure that passed 35-31 would raise the wage floor to $9.50 an hour at large businesses in three years. The Democratic-controlled House is...
April 9, 2014 - 9:09pm