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St. Matthew’s celebrates 125 years
Solar cars make stop in Worthington as part of national event
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
While crews work to restore power, Northland residents without electricity improvise, adapt
Free dental care event at Concordia gives Grafton woman a reason to smile
Amateur baseball: Lakefield wins playoff slugfest
Amateur baseball: Adrian forces Game 3 with win over Lakefield
Legion baseball: Post 5 exits from district tournament
Les Knutson: Town ball parks are full of history
Scott Rall: Prairie View -- The rest of the story
Column: Doubling down on principle at the Republican convention
Column: Self-worship over sound judgment
Letter: Thanks, Worthington, for support of Arc
Letter: Local coverage in newspaper has been lacking
Column: You know what they say ...
Barbara Ann Amundson
Frances Marie Ellefson
Audrey A. Faber
THE SCHIZ: Barber keeps on clipping at downtown Worthington shop
Column: A memorable — and cold — arrival in Worthington in 1872
Column: Father knows best
Looking Back: 2006 -- Reisdorfer honored with statewide nursing award
Barn to Dance: Mayville summer tradition going strong after 27 years
Out and About
Davis 85th birthday
Birth: July 22, 2016
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Bullerman 85th birthday
Burns 90th birthday
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May 24, 2013
County officials have mixed feelings on Minnesota's legislative session
WORTHINGTON -- It has been days since the Minnesota Legislature adjourned for the year, and yet county officials are still trying to figure out how the decisions of political leaders will impact local governments. From setting a 3 percent levy limit for 2014 to wiping out sales tax...
May 24, 2013 - 9:53pm
May 17, 2013
Funnel clouds spotted in Jackson County
JACKSON -- The Jackson County Sheriff's Office received multiple reports of funnel cloud sightings during a storm that moved through the county Friday night. A citizen reported seeing one of the funnel clouds touch down, but no trained tornado spotters made similar reports. The...
May 17, 2013 - 11:30pm
May 3, 2013
Southwest Minnesota receives disaster declaration
WORTHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Friday signed a presidential disaster declaration for Nobles, Rock, Jackson, Murray and Cottonwood counties...
May 3, 2013 - 9:47pm
April 30, 2013
Editorial: Need for disaster declaration is clear
While we've known for more than two weeks that damage from April's ice storm and subsequent snowstorm was significant, it has now been officially...
April 30, 2013 - 12:00am
April 12, 2013
Region works to recover
WORTHINGTON -- Area counties are hard at work cleaning up fallen limbs and trees following this week's ice storm and snowstorm, and power companies...
April 12, 2013 - 9:57pm
March 15, 2013
Jackson County hopes to peel away the past
JACKSON -- Peeling paint on the ceiling of the courtroom inside the Jackson County Courthouse will soon be inspected in hopes of revealing what...
March 15, 2013 - 9:39pm
February 12, 2013
Letter: Area Red Cross chapter seeks volunteers
Every eight minutes, American Red Cross members respond to a disaster in our nation. If you would like to be part of the Red Cross team, we need volunteers that would like to go to fires, set up shelters when disaster victims are displaced, provide assistance and assess damages after...
February 12, 2013 - 12:00am
January 15, 2013
Minnesota DWI arrests on the decline
More than 2,500 impaired drivers statewide were arrested in December, according to a recently released DPS report. The DPS enforced a similar DWI crackdown in 2011 and made a total of 2,600 DWI arrests in Minnesota. "Our goal with these campaigns is to educate about the importance...
January 15, 2013 - 9:25pm
November 22, 2012
Mobile meth lab found in region
JACKSON -- The Jackson County Sheriff's Office discovered a mobile meth lab last week while investigating a report of a suspicious vehicle on a vacant farm site. Deputies responded to the report on Nov. 15 at the farm site in Section 4 of Ewington Township. Zachariah Swanson, 35,...
November 22, 2012 - 10:17pm
October 2, 2012
Jackson County DFL event Thursday
LAKEFIELD -- The Jackson County DFL will host a meet the candidates forum from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the VFW in Lakefield. Candidates scheduled to be in attendance include House District 22B candidate Cheryl Avenel-Navara of Worthington, Senate District 22 candidate Alan Oberloh...
October 2, 2012 - 9:19pm
August 10, 2012
On the Ballot 2012: William Tusa
Name: William Tusa Occupation: Farmer What prompted you to run for county commissioner? I have served on the Jackson County Board of Commissioners...
August 10, 2012 - 9:46pm
On the Ballot 2012: Mike Handzus
Name: Mike Handzus Occupation: Farming What prompted you to run for county commissioner? After studying the discrepancies that exist between...
August 10, 2012 - 9:44pm
On the Ballot 2012: Richard Erickson
Name: Richard Erickson Occupation: I am a farmer in Minneota Township. I milked cows for 30 years, and now I have beef cattle with my son....
August 10, 2012 - 9:42pm
Minnesota Department of Human Services commissioner pays visit to Worthington
WORTHINGTON -- Counties from across the state, and particularly those in southwest Minnesota, can share horror stories about clients on publicly...
August 10, 2012 - 9:38pm
August 3, 2012
Data: August 3, 2012
Accidents LAKEFIELD -- The Minnesota State Patrol, Jackson County Sheriff's Office, Lakefield Fire Department and Lakefield Ambulance responded to a one-vehicle crash at 2:59 p.m. Thursday on Minnesota 86, five miles north of Lakefield. Eugene Sunderman, 69, of Windom was driving...
August 3, 2012 - 12:00am