Skip to main content
Nobles County honored for broadband work
Smith seeks support of ag property tax credit
Lt. Gov. Smith visits Worthington to push for water pipeline
Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce annual meeting is Jan. 27
Women’s March participants share reasons for stepping forward
Prep sports wrapup: RRC boy cagers continue to roll
Prep wrestling: Trojans win big match against Fairmont/MCW
College wrestling: Worthington Open ready to go; former WHS star Reitmeier happy in Augustana
Doug Wolter: Above all, be an encourager
Scott Rall: CRP plus RIM equals CREP
Column: Trump should prove he's no Putin 'puppet'
As Others See It: A crack of cooperation in St. Paul
Column: Academia may now be beyond satire
Column: Heavyweight match -- Lewis vs. Trump
Letter: Minimum wage can’t remain at current level
Thelma E. Stanley
Patricia Ann Nelson
Shirley A. Thoreson
Leonard F. Hieronimus
Celebrate National Pie Day with flavorful winter-wonderful pies
Disheveled Theologian: The poetry of grace
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
out and about
Five generations: Ebeling family
Wachter 95th birthday
Data: Jan. 20, 2017
Data: Jan. 19, 2017
Enterprise Funds 2017 Adopted Budget
2017 Minnesota City Summary Budget Statement
Data: Jan. 18, 2017
December 11, 2016
As Minnesota works to close racial gaps, law enforcement plays a key role
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s criminal justice system arrests, charges, tries and incarcerates people of color at rates that are disproportionate to those of white residents. A Pioneer Press analysis of state data found that in 2015, Minnesotans of color were nearly three times more...
December 11, 2016 - 8:45pm
October 31, 2016
Federal panel begins Minnesota police civil rights study
ST. PAUL -- A federal study of relations between Minnesota police and their communities has expanded from Hennepin County to statewide. A Minnesota advisory committee to the U.S. Civil Rights Commission Monday, Oct. 31, decided the discussion should not be limited to the state's largest...
October 31, 2016 - 8:53pm
July 10, 2016
Cumiskey has new career as law enforcement instructor
WORTHINGTON --- For nearly 15 years, Mike Cumiskey was Worthington’s public safety director and chief of police. Now, a little more than two...
July 10, 2016 - 9:37pm
June 30, 2015
Minnesotans have positive view of cops, survey says
A police association-commissioned survey about attitudes toward police found what the group’s leaders called “an overwhelmingly positive view of local law enforcement” in Minnesota despite clashes and controversies nationwide. The results contrast with a national Gallup survey...
June 30, 2015 - 9:38pm
June 11, 2015
Regatta sets sail for 2015
WORTHINGTON — No one breathed a bigger sigh of relief when the weather forecast for Thursday changed from a gullywasher to steady light rain...
June 11, 2015 - 8:23pm
June 10, 2015
Click It or Ticket campaign finds fewer violators
ST. PAUL — Minnesota law enforcement officers saw a significant drop in seat belt violations during last month’s Click It or Ticket campaign. Law officers cited 32 percent fewer motorists for seatbelt violations and 37 percent fewer child seat violations compared to last year. More...
June 10, 2015 - 9:06pm
City, county talk
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County commissioners and Worthington City Council members met in a special joint meeting Tuesday night to discuss half a dozen subjects focusing primarily on collaboration. While it was pointed out that collaboration already exists in several departments...
February 10, 2015 - 9:59pm
February 2, 2015
Super Bowl DWIs down dramatically in Minnesota
DULUTH — The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Monday said that law enforcement officers across the state arrested fewer people for DWI on Super Bowl Sunday than past years. Across Minnesota law enforcement officers made 65 DWI arrests Sunday — that’s down from an average...
February 2, 2015 - 8:29pm
January 29, 2015
Extra officers on roads during Super Bowl weekend
ST. PAUL — Extra law enforcement patrols are planned in Minnesota for Super Bowl weekend. In the past 10 years, driving while impaired arrests in Minnesota have spiked by 24 percent during the big game weekend compared to the weekend before, and 18 percent more compared to the...
January 29, 2015 - 10:10pm
August 26, 2014
Officers find 47 grams of marijuana in drug bust
LUVERNE — A Brandon, S.D., woman is facing drug charges after law enforcement executed a search Saturday and discovered 47.4 grams of marijuana in her vehicle. Ashlee Michele Martin, 19, is facing one count of a felony fifth-degree drug possession, one misdemeanor count of possessing...
August 26, 2014 - 7:50pm
August 4, 2014
Large crowd expected for officer’s funeral
ST. PAUL — Thousands of law enforcement officials will pack St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church in West St. Paul at 11 a.m. Wednesday for the funeral of slain Mendota Heights police officer Scott Patrick. Members of the public can pay their respects a number of ways: Attend the...
August 4, 2014 - 8:32pm