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Pipestone National Monument proposes entrance fee increase
Greater MN dominates committees
Higher Minnesota taxes? Take a guess
Health starts at home
Les Knutson: Jirele follows Pater to run for Mount Marty
Communities rally at the courage of a child
Scott Rall: Family traditions should not go the way of the dinosaur
Boys hockey: Big game, big win for Luverne
Wrestling: Oeltjenbruns, Nielsen lead Luverne
Column: Inglorious hackers, or 'Revenge of the Nerd'
Column: Holiday chores made special again by visit from mom
Column: Good riddance to the worst Congress ever
Column: Ethics training for Congress? Dream on
As others see it: The best gift -- get there safe
Paul E. Becker
Bertha Mae West
Evelyn A. Kellen
Norman Lee Teerink
Religion briefs: Dec. 24
Looking Back: 1989 -- Hadley man named state's top cattleman
Column: If Worthington builds it, they sure would come
Season's jottings: Newsroom staffers share Christmas memories
The pageantry of it all
Out and About
Julius 90th birthday
Probst 80th birthday
School Board Minutes for November
Data: Dec. 25, 2014
Data: Dec. 24, 2014
Data: Dec. 23, 2014
September 28, 2014
Invested in Worthington
WORTHINGTON — Steve Robinson, a native of Worthington, began his new role as director of public works on Monday. Robinson grew up in the city and graduated from Worthington High School, then attended the University of Minnesota to attain a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering....
September 28, 2014 - 8:49pm
September 21, 2014
Column: The myth about public schools
WASHINGTON — Have America’s public schools gotten worse over the years? Americans seem to think so. Every time I write about why attending college is so crucial for moving up the income ladder — or, these days, for landing any job at all — I’m inundated with emails blaming...
opinion / columns
September 21, 2014 - 2:40pm
September 7, 2014
Colleges provide short-term job training options
FARGO — The notion that a four-year degree is the best way to ensure job security, good pay and overall job satisfaction has taken a hit in recent years. As tuition costs and subsequent student loan debt continue to rise, many students are opting for short-term job training instead. A...
September 7, 2014 - 9:05pm
March 11, 2013
Jobless rate spikes in S.D.
MITCHELL, S.D. - More people were listed as unemployed in January in Mitchell than any time since March 2011. There were 390 people looking for work who could not find jobs in the city, according to statistics from the South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation. That's a higher...
March 11, 2013 - 11:40pm
September 20, 2012
Pawlenty leaves Romney, lands lobbying gig
ST. PAUL -- Former Minnesota Gov.
September 20, 2012 - 7:31pm
June 24, 2012
A year gone by
WORTHINGTON -- One year ago, Lucia Chilel-Perez was at home with her family, but on June 26, 2011, she got in a car with a family acquaintance to go job hunting in Iowa. She still hasn't come home. "To date, we're still searching for a clue or a sign of where she might be," said...
June 24, 2012 - 9:31pm
April 23, 2012
Puerto Rican gave up island life for job in Minnesota
WORTHINGTON -- Though born and raised in Puerto Rico, Ruperto Lazzu chose to spend nearly all of his adult life in southwest Minnesota, where...
April 23, 2012 - 8:54pm
January 11, 2012
Tax breaks to spur job growth?
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton and Democratic legislative leaders said cutting a business's taxes for hiring people and passing a large public works bill would create thousands of Minnesota jobs. Key to a proposal the Democrats offered on Wednesday is providing a $3,000 tax credit...
January 11, 2012 - 9:00pm
November 3, 2010
Curious timing in Suzlon job cuts
PIPESTONE -- The Suzlon Group reported Saturday a strong orderbook of $5.4 billion and an improving performance. Two days later, Suzlon Rotor...
news / crime
November 3, 2010 - 2:13am
February 26, 2010
Christopherson accepts job as new Jackson city administrator
JACKSON -- After 19 days as Mahnomen's city administrator, Patrick Christopherson submitted his resignation and contacted the mayor of Mahnomen in order to accept a job as Jackson's city administrator. "Timing is everything in life. Had the Jackson job opened before (the Mahnomen...
February 26, 2010 - 12:00am
June 24, 2008
When should teens start working?
FARGO - Ahh, children. One minute they're running around the house, making messes and screaming at the tops of their lungs. Then they grow into teenagers - and still - they run around making messes and screaming at the tops of their lungs. But eventually it's time to think about...
June 24, 2008 - 10:00am