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Creativity pays off: Arts have whopping economic impact on region, state
Boe is fifth candidate for city administrator post
Man charged in alleged assault
Dentists not smiling over payments from state
Dayton touts transportation during Duluth/St. Louis County Day
Girls basketball: W-WG edges MCC as Woelber scores 1,000th
State wrestling: JCC clinches third place in Class A
State wrestling: Trojans tough, but not tough enough
State wrestling: Trojans go 0-2; JCC to wrestle for third
Scott Rall: Ward Johnson is the Johnny Appleseed of the milkweed world
Column: The waiting game Boehner can't win
Column: Workforce housing key to economic growth in Greater Minnesota
Column: Twitter as America's conscience
Column: Scott Walker stoops to pander
Sagas of missing pets can have happy endings
Joan Vance Wiley
Robert H. Strandberg
Ruth E. Schubert
A real puzzler: Pat Loosbrock puts together works of art, piece by piece
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Looking Back: 1940 - Historic Chautauqua Park pavilion torn down
Passage to Peru
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Lamfers 80th birthday
Grube 80th birthday
Erdman 80th birthday
Moser 85th birthday
2015-2016 Community and Visitor Guide
Data: Feb. 27, 2015
Notice of Proposed City Ordinance
Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale
Data: Feb. 24, 2015
January 21, 2015
State ignores 2007 meatpacker rights law
ST. PAUL — A Minnesota state department has not followed a law to notify meatpacking plants and workers about protections the state provides. Pointing to a bookshelf full of Minnesota laws, Legislative Auditor Jim Nobles said Wednesday, “one of them sort of got lost.” The...
January 21, 2015 - 8:34pm
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