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Joseph Wapner, Former 'People's Court' Judge, Dies at 97
Transgender wrestler wins Texas championship for girls
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Meryl Streep accuses Karl Lagerfeld of spoiling her Oscars
Iran holds naval war games amid rising tensions with U.S.
Ted Takasaki offers walleye tips and techniques
Dokken: Learning in the wild
Baltimore player arrested on multiple drug charges in Miami
Cook: Another kind of winter: dove, robin, cardinal
WHS hosts Section 3A girls basketball 'Super Saturday'
AstroBob: Can you see the Russian landers, rovers on the moon? Yes!
Swift: Expiration dates are just suggestions
Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
Perennials potentially damaged from early-season warmup
Little things make a big difference with gardening
Dean Juit Frantsen
Robert "Bob" Reed Prahm
Richard Robert Mork
Robert "Bob" Reed Prahm
Luverne native succeeding as professional mountain bike racer
Column: Adventures of that Hardy boy were the stuff of legend
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2012: Kusz appointed Nobles County Attorney
Column: Worthington’s first Shorty — A colorful life and a sad end
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Meester 60th Anniversary
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Coyer 100th birthday
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Regular School Board Meeting January Minutes
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November 17, 2015
Senate joins Dayton in backing Range special session
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Senate Democrats and the governor want a special legislative session to extend unemployment benefits for nearly 600 people laid off from an Iron Range mine. The Minnesota House, controlled by Republicans, has been silent on the issue. Dayton asked legislative...
November 17, 2015 - 8:24pm
May 31, 2015
Hardship hits the Iron Range
VIRGINIA, Minn. — On color-coded spreadsheets that displayed the names of about 350 laid-off Minntac workers Friday, the ones marked in orange...
May 31, 2015 - 8:46pm
May 20, 2015
Funding dispute forces education layoff notices
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s education funding dispute means more than 800 state education workers will begin receiving layoff notices June 1. Gov....
May 20, 2015 - 8:31pm
May 5, 2015
Bird flu now impacting poultry processing workers
WILLMAR — The impact of the highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak across the Midwest is now affecting employment levels at poultry processing plants in Minnesota, and state and local officials are concerned. Jennie-O Turkey Store announced Tuesday that its Faribault plant...
May 5, 2015 - 9:01pm
Steel, iron ore downturn defy booming economy
DULUTH — When Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith met with some of the hundreds of Iron Range Steelworkers who received layoff notices last week,...
April 5, 2015 - 9:05pm
March 31, 2015
Minntac to slow production, 700 layoffs expected
MOUNTAIN IRON — The string of bad economic news on the Iron Range compounded Tuesday when U.S. Steel announced that it will dramatically slow...
March 31, 2015 - 9:28pm
February 12, 2015
Target cuts 550 jobs in Minneapolis offices
MINNEAPOLIS — Target is laying off 550 employees in its Minneapolis corporate offices, following its failed Canadian expansion. Of those...
February 12, 2015 - 8:51pm
January 25, 2015
Bill puts teacher evaluations to the test ... again
ST. PAUL — Minnesota could join the dozen states that use teachers’ job performance, not how long they’ve taught, as the primary factor when school districts cut staff. The change is a top priority for the new Republican leadership in the Minnesota House. For it to become...
January 25, 2015 - 8:29pm
February 26, 2014
Murray County Medical Center under fire
SLAYTON — The Murray County Medical Board was confronted by upset citizens Tuesday during its regular board of directors meeting. Murray County residents came to demand answers about physician’s assistant Dan Woldt’s lawsuit against the medical center and to question CEO Meldon...
February 26, 2014 - 9:50pm
February 3, 2010
Sanford presents county with recap of progress
WORTHINGTON -- Nobles County commissioners on Tuesday heard a presentation from Lynn Olson, CEO of Sanford Regional Hospital Worthington, regarding progress made since he was hired by the facility a year and a half ago. Olson said the hospital is now feeling the impact of the economy,...
February 3, 2010 - 12:00am
December 29, 2009
Year in Review: Suzlon, AGCO, Farley's & Sathers make cuts
WORTHINGTON -- As the economy teetered back and forth in 2009 and government officials struggled to find ways to save and create new jobs, the...
December 29, 2009 - 12:00am
March 13, 2009
The Forum announces staff cuts
FARGO - The Forum, facing deteriorating economic conditions, announced Thursday the elimination of the equivalent of 25 full-time positions. "We are unsure how long the current and projected economic conditions will last," said James Boberg, The Forum's general manager. "It is imperative...
March 13, 2009 - 9:35am
February 11, 2009
Jobs slashed at the Fargo Forum
The Forum, faced with declining advertising revenues resulting from the slumping economy, announced Tuesday the elimination of 21 full-time positions. "Like all businesses, we are not immune to the effects of the economy we find ourselves in," said James Boberg, The Forum's general...
February 11, 2009 - 9:00am
January 14, 2009
MW budget cuts prompt more layoffs
WORTHINGTON -- Minnesota West Community & Technical College has already laid off two campus CEOs, and will lay off a total of about six employees by the time the college reacts fully to a cut in state aid, said President Rick Shrubb. Shrubb said $347,000 was unalloted from state...
January 14, 2009 - 12:00am