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Ranum pleads guilty to three felony charges
New 72-unit apartment complex planned for Grand Avenue
Sanford Worthington Medical Center begins CEO transition
Bumper bushels: Farmers reap rewards from timely rains
Candidate debates to air Thursday on public TV
Section 3A South volleyball: Higher seeds win first-round matches
Section football playoffs: Showdown season is here
Prep football: H-LP finishes off perfect regular season
Prep volleyball: Setters are crucial to winning
Blast From the Past: Lefty Krohn was a pitching legend
Editorial: Hamilton for District 22B Representative
Letter: Vote yes for Sunday liquor sales in Worthington
Letter: More feasible -- and affordable -- plan needed for school district
Letter: Businesses should take down political signs
Letter: Trump has ‘vision and fortitude’ needed for presidency
Ralph W. Thueson
Linda Diann Finke
Margaret "Jean" Bolin
Patricia "Pat" J. Smedsrud
Eleanor Clarke Garrish
Looking Back: 2006 -- Worthington Ambulance Service wins honor
Pumpkin soup perfect start for lively (but civil) dinner party
Potted mums difficult to establish if planted in fall
Column: Worthington is no stranger to election hullabaloo
New adaptation of ‘Sense and Sensibility’ arrives at Guthrie
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Birth: Oct. 26, 2016
Kill 80th birthday
Taylor 90th birthday
Kunze 90th birthday
Schaap 90th birthday
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City of Worthington Notice of Public Hearing
October 21, 2016
Blast From the Past: Lefty Krohn was a pitching legend
LES KNUTSON Daily Globe sports columnist WORTHINGTON -- For more than a decade, Duane “Lefty” Krohn was an area pitching legend during the...
October 21, 2016 - 9:10pm
September 14, 2016
Les Knutson: In 1968, first Turkey Trot was boys-only
LES KNUTSON Daily Globe sports columnist WORTHINGTON -- Later this afternoon (Thursday, Sept. 15), for the 49th time, Worthington High School officials will be hosting the annual Turkey Trot Invitational high school cross country meet. Since 1993, the event has been held at the Prairie...
September 14, 2016 - 7:59pm
September 7, 2016
Les Knutson: Scoring was prolific in SDSU opener
LES KNUTSON Daily Globe sports columnist FORT WORTH, TEXAS -- Sitting up high in the bleachers --- row LL in the upper deck, five rows from the very top -- of Amon G. Carter Stadium on the campus of Texas Christian University (TCU) in Fort Worth, Texas, last Saturday evening (Sept....
September 7, 2016 - 8:55pm
August 26, 2016
Les Knutson: Hard-hitting Buttermakers play Regal today
LES KNUTSON Daily Globe sports columnist HADLEY -- Back again for action in the Class C state amateur baseball tournament, the power-hitting Hadley Buttermakers -- champions of Region 13C -- play today against the Regal Eagles in a 1:30 p.m. scheduled game in Hutchinson. Regal, the...
August 26, 2016 - 9:30pm
August 5, 2016
Les Knutson: Twins are showing some good signs
By Les Knutson Daily Globe sports columnist HERON LAKE --- I usually just write about high school sports, past and present, but the first three nights of August were certainly impressive offensive performances by the Minnesota Twins against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field....
August 5, 2016 - 4:45pm
July 21, 2016
Les Knutson: Town ball parks are full of history
LES KNUTSON Daily Globe sports columnist HERON LAKE -- “If you like baseball, you’ll love this book,” is a quote at the top of the front cover by former Major League catcher Terry Steinbach. Steinbach grew up in New Ulm and graduated from high school there in 1980 before playing...
July 21, 2016 - 3:08pm
May 27, 2016
Les Knutson: Windom's BARC gym will honor a coaching legend
WINDOM — My good friend Steve Rubis has told me several times, “You gotta write a story about Jack Kelly some day.” Well, today is the day. There are actually two stories about Jack in today’s paper, as Kelly is featured on the Faces and Places page of Section A, and this...
May 27, 2016 - 10:05pm
May 11, 2016
Blast From the Past: In '91, W-WG was tournament-tested and ready
EDITOR’S NOTE: Last week’s “Blast” (May 12) established the background of Westbrook-Walnut Grove’s memorable 1990-91 boys’ basketball season as a first-year paired high school. With a tall starting lineup — featuring 6-4 senior Nick Kuehl and 6-3 junior Tim Fowler at...
May 11, 2016 - 7:24pm
April 29, 2016
Les Knutson: Spring sports are at midway point
Les Knutson Daily Globe sports columnist HERON LAKE — Gary Hildebrandt, Heron Lake-Okabena High School’s enthusiastic head track and field coach, sat his athletes down during Wednesday’s all-day rain for a team meeting before sending them into the swimming pool where he put...
April 29, 2016 - 11:24pm
April 13, 2016
Les Knutson: Final Four impresses Heckenlaible, Kjorness
Les Knutson Daily Globe sports columnist HOUSTON, Texas — It’s been 10 days already since Villanova point guard Ryan Arcidiacono flipped a pass to teammate Kris Jenkins for his historic buzzer-beating three-pointer which gave the Wildcats the 2016 NCAA Championship with their...
April 13, 2016 - 10:08pm
March 23, 2016
Les Knutson: Fulda's '06 state title triggered by big rally against rival MCC
Blast From the Past Les Knutson Daily Globe sports columnist FULDA — Trailing by four points with less than a minute left and playing without...
March 23, 2016 - 8:38pm
March 18, 2016
Les Knutson: After long winter, Houston is welcome taste of summer
Les Knutson Daily Globe sports columnist HOUSTON, Texas — Starting with an early morning flight on Sunday and ending with an evening flight on Wednesday, my wife Cheryl and I were able to spend a few days in the warmth of Houston, Texas, this past week. Cheryl actually left for...
March 18, 2016 - 8:20pm
March 2, 2016
Les Knutson: Quality basketball still abounds in this area
HERON LAKE — After watching both boys basketball Section 3 championship games last week at Marshall and viewing three of Saturday’s four south sub-section girls’ quarterfinals in Worthington, it’s apparent that high school hoops still creates a lot of excitement here in the...
March 2, 2016 - 9:33pm
February 24, 2016
Les Knutson: From Watertown to Mabel, watching lots of basketball
HERON LAKE — It must be nearly 500 miles from Watertown, S.D., to Mabel, Minn., but within six days I was lucky enough to be at high school basketball games in each town. With sons Chad and Logan, I made the trip to Watertown 12 days ago (Saturday, February 13) and then six days...
February 24, 2016 - 9:35pm
January 20, 2016
Les Knutson: Trip to TCF Bank was historic
Les Knutson Daily Globe sports columnist MINNEAPOLIS — It’s already been 11 days since I sat in freezing cold on the top of TCF Bank Stadium’s Section 203 and watched the Minnesota Vikings tangle with the Seattle Seahawks in the first round of this year’s NFL playoffs. It...
January 20, 2016 - 7:11pm