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Iowa bird-flu farms fall short on containment measures
Farmer killed in tractor rollover
Vehicle fire on Interstate 90
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Minnesota West: Four new Lady Jays signed to play basketball
Iowa state track: Sheldon boys distance medley team seventh
Trapshooting: WHS shooters are on target
Section 3A South track and field: Luverne boys, girls race to front
Iowa State Track and Field: Sheldon 6th in 4x800; Sibley-Ocheyedan's Wolter 15th in shot
Column: Hillary's hypocrisy
As others see it: Disconnect for a day
Letter: Legislative session "a failure to voters"
Letter: Leave "net metering" law alone
Column: GOP presidential fields keeps growing
Evelyn Marie Moss
Shelly Lynn Sipma (Miller)
Lester I. Jenkins
Legion longevity: Lease, Meier recognized for continuous membership
Religion briefs: May 21
Column: A disheveled commencement
Looking Back: 2010 -- Worthington's Hardy Rickbeil dies at 101
Strolling through history: Walking tour focuses on significant local sites
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Voss 90th birthday
Schultz 50th anniversary
Pearson 90th birthday
Oldham 95th birthday
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February 3, 2015
Civil Rights leader presents at MN West
Editor’s note: The following article contains usage of an offensive word that has been included because of its relevance to the subject matter. WORTHINGTON — The Minnesota West Community and Technical College Culture Corner and the Humanities Club hosted a public forum and...
February 3, 2015 - 8:01pm
August 20, 2012
DFL House leader says Gauthier should not run
ST. PAUL -- The Democratic Minnesota House leader wants Rep. Kerry Gauthier, DFL-Duluth, to leave the Legislature after police reports indicate he and a teen-aged boy had oral sex at a highway rest area. "As I shared with Rep. Gauthier, I believe he should withdraw from the race...
August 20, 2012 - 10:14pm
May 24, 2012
USDA leader tours local businesses
WORTHINGTON -- John Padalino, acting administrator of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Development program, was in Worthington earlier...
May 24, 2012 - 8:52pm
January 3, 2012
Senate leader picks leadership team
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Dave Senjem has filled out his leadership team with two committee chairmen. The Rochester Republican Tuesday appointed Sen. Julianne Ortman of Chanhassen as deputy leader and Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen of Alexandria as the fifth assistant...
January 3, 2012 - 11:13pm
December 28, 2011
New GOP Senate leader ready to go forward
ST. PAUL -- It is back to the future for Minnesota Senate Republicans with Dave Senjem back in charge. "The direction is nothing but forward," Senjem said, adding that despite his history as GOP leader "it is a new day." A 69-year-old senator from Rochester, Senjem moves into the...
December 28, 2011 - 7:02pm
December 27, 2011
New state senate leader named
ROSEVILLE -- Minnesota state Sen. Dave Senjem of Rochester makes a return as Senate Republican leader after an 11-hour meeting Tuesday. The new majority leader faces some tough decisions right away. Senjem served as minority leader until last year, when Republicans won the Senate...
December 27, 2011 - 9:40pm
September 20, 2011
New MnSCU leader predicts hard decisions
ST. PAUL -- The new leader of Minnesota's 31-school higher education system told his bosses Tuesday that tough choices are ahead and predicted dramatic changes. "The greatest risk we face is the risk of business as usual," Chancellor Steven Rosenstone told the MnSCU Board of Trustees,...
September 20, 2011 - 7:57pm
September 7, 2011
Henning, leader of Nobles County Farmers Union, dies
LISMORE -- Tim Henning, president of the Nobles County Farmers Union since September 2001, died Tuesday evening at the age of 53. Henning, a farmer from rural Lismore who was also a past chair of the Senate District 22 DFL party, was diagnosed in July with soft tissue carcinoma,...
September 7, 2011 - 8:25pm
April 11, 2011
Hispanic community leader facing swindling charges
WORTHINGTON -- A man who claimed to be an advocate for the Hispanic community is facing felony-level charges for allegedly swindling a man who had come to him for help. According to a criminal complaint, Lito Robert Ramirez, also known as Roberto Ramirez, 43, of Worthington, is charged...
April 11, 2011 - 8:18pm
November 12, 2010
Magnus: Assistant majority leader
WORTHINGTON -- Minnesota State Sen.-elect Doug Magnus has been chosen as Assistant Majority Leader by the Senate Republican Caucus, according to a release from his current House of Reprentatives office. Magnus, who hails from Slayton, noted that Amy Koch of Buffalo was elected Senate...
November 12, 2010 - 9:05pm
March 11, 2010
Bill to shift streamlining job to employees
ST. PAUL -- The Senate leader's proposal to abolish two state departments and trim another, while also cutting the number of political appointees throughout state government, met opposition from within his own party. However, it gained support from unions that would not be affected. The...
March 11, 2010 - 12:00am