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Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to visit Worthington Thursday
District 518 board hears news of Prairie Elementary activities
Sunset Park is headquarters for Saturday swim, hockey
City sees increase in commercial and residential development in 2016
Worthington man sentenced for first-degree criminal sexual conduct
Prep roundup: Pipestone Area wins Big South Conference wrestling tournament; Three Trojans seniors place first
Gymnastics: Trojans score over 141, top Blue Earth Area
Prep sports roundup: Marshall tops JCC boys basketball team again
WHS basketball: Trojans claim fourth straight in win over New Ulm
Prep roundup: Two late goals lift LS-H/SP past Luverne
Health care bill offers ‘real solutions’
Letter: Weber’s ‘bait and switch’ on health care
Letter: Changes needed in charitable gaming taxation
Letter: Introduction of invasive species can be stopped
Column: Restoring checks and balances
Janet Lucille Belz
Dora Mae Laura Pommier
Paul Henry Jones, Sr.
Looking Back: 2007 -- Hoffman, Hagen earn special Chamber honors
Herb chicken and mushrooms easy, elegant dinner favorite
A fast-food salad you’ll want to make at home
Column: Nose for news and all other noses once were pressed into these
Paulzines embrace adoption, finalize fourth in November
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Five generations: Ebeling family
Wachter 95th birthday
Enterprise Funds 2017 Adopted Budget
2017 Minnesota City Summary Budget Statement
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June 1, 2016
Thousands of voters in limbo after Kansas demands proof they’re American
WICHITA, Kan. — After moving to Kansas, Tad Stricker visited a state motor vehicle office to perform what he thought was the routine task of...
June 1, 2016 - 3:40pm
May 11, 2016
Drake’s bill is now almost law
ST. PAUL — Senators unanimously voted Wednesday to increase some criminal vehicular homicide penalties. The action comes after the House also made the decision without opposition to establish a 15-year maximum prison term for people convicted of criminal vehicle homicide after also...
May 11, 2016 - 9:33pm
April 4, 2016
$15-an-hour: California governor signs nation’s highest minimum wage into law
LOS ANGELES — Gov. Jerry Brown Monday signed into a law a bill raising California’s minimum wage from $10 to $15 an hour by the year 2023,...
April 4, 2016 - 3:26pm
March 30, 2016
Educators skeptical about ESSA
WORTHINGTON — Dozens of southwest Minnesota school administrators attended a meeting with two of United States Sen. Al Franken’s advisers Wednesday afternoon to discuss a new federal law and district issues in rural Minnesota. The meeting at the Biotechnology Advancement Center...
March 30, 2016 - 9:55pm
March 20, 2016
Call for Justice event on legal information set for March 29
WORTHINGTON — Area residents who know low-income people needing legal assistance are urged to attend Call for Justice LLC’s Legal Liaison Program, scheduled for March 29 at BenLee’s Cafe. The event, slated for 1 to 4 p.m., will train attendees on where to find legal help, from...
March 20, 2016 - 9:37pm
January 24, 2016
Minnesota town passes tough e-cig laws: Glyndon part of shift in momentum anti-tobacco activists hope will trigger new state law
GLYNDON — Glyndon recently passed one of the toughest set of tobacco laws in northern Minnesota, following in the footsteps of neighboring Dilworth. One of the laws, set to go into effect today, would ban the sale of tobacco products within 1,000 feet of any school, house of worship...
January 24, 2016 - 9:09pm
November 2, 2015
New ammunition law to make prison overcrowding worse
ST. PAUL — Legislators and state officials search for long-term solutions to house Minnesota’s overflowing prison population, while a newly...
November 2, 2015 - 9:29pm
March 25, 2015
New high in wax: Marijuana concentrate receives increased attention from law enforcement
ST. PAUL — Law enforcement officials from across Minnesota warned Wednesday about the rise of a new form of marijuana that can be six times more potent than the typical leaf form of the drug. Called marijuana wax, the manufacture of the drug has been blamed for the death of a...
March 25, 2015 - 8:26pm
March 16, 2015
School testing changes a tough sell
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton’s proposal to cut the number of tests Minnesota students take hinges not just on the approval of state lawmakers, but also on potential changes to federal education legislation. Most of the tests Dayton wants to eliminate are required under the federal...
March 16, 2015 - 8:29pm
March 10, 2015
Off the bench: Jeff Flynn retires senior judge status to resume legal practice
WORTHINGTON — After a 31-year hiatus from practicing law, former district court judge Jeff Flynn will again be offering his services and professional...
March 10, 2015 - 9:55pm
March 9, 2015
House OKs ‘blue alert’ to catch police attackers
ST. PAUL — Suspects in police attacks could be caught quicker if statewide alerts were issued, the Minnesota House decided Monday. Representatives voted 129-0 to establish a “blue alert” program to notify the public when a law enforcement officer is killed or seriously injured. “This...
March 9, 2015 - 9:21pm
March 5, 2015
Letter: ‘Right to work’ actually a misnomer
JOHN SPIEGELHOFF and DALE MOERKE WORTHINGTON — A group of people decide to go out to eat. Everyone in the group knows that they will receive a bill when they finish eating. Two people in the group decide that the others will need to pay their dinner bill despite partaking in...
March 5, 2015 - 9:04pm
February 23, 2015
Minimum wage fight reignites in House
ST. PAUL — After a highly partisan and contentious debate last spring that resulted in raising Minnesota’s minimum wage, a Republican House...
February 23, 2015 - 9:48pm
February 17, 2015
Change may come to invasive species decal law
ST. PAUL — Many resort owners and boaters strongly object to a new law written to stop invasive species from spreading through Minnesota waters, and they have been heard. Legislators are looking into whether to scuttle the law, passed in 2012, or to tweak it into something more...
February 17, 2015 - 8:33pm
February 11, 2015
MN Supreme Court upholds implied consent search law
ST. PAUL — A law making it illegal for suspected drunken drivers to turn down a breath test was upheld Wednesday in Minnesota Supreme Court. The court confirmed a law which requires suspected drunken drivers to submit to field testing or face more severe criminal charges. This...
February 11, 2015 - 9:01pm