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SD man sentenced to 20 years for raping two 15-year-old girls
Minn. plans extra speeding enforcement in July
One injured as authorities investigate officer-involved shooting in Minn.
New numbers, old story for South Dakota rural towns: Over half estimated to be shrinking
Pedestrian struck by 2 light-rail trains in Twin Cities
Summit League to move offices to Sioux Falls
Section 3A tennis: Luverne tops Worthington to advance to state
Section 3AA golf: Trojan girls place fifth, advance
Section 3A golf: MCC girls, boys post solid scores
Prep baseball: Trojans to open Section 2AAA in Mankato
Show ’n shine is Saturday at Spomer Classics
Rock County has first Princess Kay finalist
Area veteran says he’s suffering consequences of antimalarial drug prescribed during 148th Fighter Wing deployment
SD capitalizing on rising tourism from new market segments
Insuring against online attacks: Coupled with improved security, insurance can help companies manage cyber risk
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Letter: Support of food drive is appreciated
Letter: Speech, singing prom were special experiences
Commentary: Lead yourself well at every age
Commentary: Would you pay $618 a month for dog food?
Letter: Reception for rural school exhibit is Sunday
Dena Van Ruler
Goldie R. Boelman
Dorothy Mae Kramer
Audrey Ann Werner
Worthington to host Group Workcamp in July 2019
Fire up the grill for Memorial Day
Study: Minnesotans, North Dakotans more likely to suffer depression
Twin Cities program helps memory care patients connect
Setting rules can prevent caregiver burnout
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City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
May 3, 2018
Loophole allowing Minn. cops to legally have sex with those in custody could change
ST. PAUL—Right now, it's not illegal in Minnesota for police officers to have sex with people in their custody. That might be about to...
May 3, 2018 - 4:44pm
May 2, 2018
Minnesota House GOP: Borrow $825 million for public works projects
ST. PAUL—Repairing, not building, is a public works priority for Minnesota House Republicans. Instead of constructing lots of new buildings, they propose fixing roofs, painting peeling walls and other such routine but needed work. The House public works plan, to be funded by...
May 2, 2018 - 6:56pm
April 27, 2018
Minnesota bill lowers bar for sex harassment, and not all are pleased
ST. PAUL — A simple but significant sexual harassment proposal that could affect every workplace in Minnesota moved ahead at the Capitol on Thursday night, April 27, but not everyone is happy about it. A number of employment attorneys and some small business advocates fear the...
April 27, 2018 - 8:05pm
Capitol Chatter: Opioids still topic of legislative conversation
ST. PAUL — How to deal with opioid abuse is one of those issues that everyone agrees needs legislation, but they cannot agree on details. Many...
April 27, 2018 - 3:36pm
April 26, 2018
Senate debates voluminous budget bill that includes little spending
ST. PAUL — Safer schools, better protections for vulnerable adults, reining in a flood of opioid prescriptions — these were all big priorities for the Minnesota Legislature when it convened in February. So what do noxious weed inspectors, licensing for hair braiders and...
April 26, 2018 - 9:35pm
Minnesota lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct
ST. PAUL -- A state representative, who often fights for agriculture and people with disabilities, stands accused of inappropriate behavior.
April 26, 2018 - 2:05pm
April 24, 2018
DFL demands GOP farm group change name, logo
ST. PAUL — Rural Republican Minnesota House members wanted to make the point that Democrats often ignore farmers. The Democratic-Farmer-Labor...
April 24, 2018 - 6:10pm
April 23, 2018
Legislative roundup: MN House votes to dump wild rice water rules
ST. PAUL — Scientific and cultural discussions overlapped as the Minnesota House approved a bill to start over on water regulations protecting...
April 23, 2018 - 4:29pm
April 20, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Pawlenty and his money back in politics
ST. PAUL — Tim Pawlenty could change almost everything in 2018 Minnesota politics. Or voters may consider him a politician of the past...
April 20, 2018 - 1:36pm
April 18, 2018
Governor skeptical about vet home proposal
ST. PAUL—A GOP House plan to fund new veterans homes in the state, including one in Bemidji, would tap excess funds from U.S. Bank Stadium,...
April 18, 2018 - 5:44pm
April 13, 2018
Letter: Elder financial exploitation bill in works
All of us have heard the stories of an elderly person who handed over their life savings to some con artist. I’m trying to do something about it by authoring the elder financial exploitation bill. We hear horrifying examples of how a senior was swindled out of $75,000 because she...
April 13, 2018 - 10:54pm
Facing 3 million digital attacks daily, Minnesota government plans increased cybersecurity
ST. PAUL—Three million times each day, hackers probe the state of Minnesota's computer systems, which house everything from state workers' social security numbers to driver's license data for millions of residents. And the state isn't doing enough to guard against it, top IT...
April 13, 2018 - 6:50pm
April 12, 2018
House GOP rolls out updated budget plan: Differences with Dayton could spell chaotic session end
ST. PAUL — Minnesota House Republicans released a supplemental budget plan Thursday, April 12, that they say continues on the theme of tax cuts and "common sense" spending they set last year. House Speaker Kurt Daudt, R-Crown, called 2017: "the most productive legislative session...
April 12, 2018 - 9:00pm
April 11, 2018
City officials lambast bill that would reduce Worthington’s state funding
WORTHINGTON — A new bill being heard today by the Minnesota House Property Tax and Local Government Finance Division is drawing ire from Worthington officials. The bill (HF 3830), chief authored by District 31B Rep. Cal Bahr, R-East Bethel, would shift local government aid (LGA)...
April 11, 2018 - 8:45am
April 10, 2018
Letter: Lawmakers praised for organ transplant abuse bills
By Chris Cheng, Woodbury Currently in the Minnesota House and Senate, there are resolutions regarding the issue of organ transplant abuse in China. HF 2713 and SF 1969 are resolutions “expressing concern over persistent and credible reports of systematic, state-sanctioned, forced...
April 10, 2018 - 11:10pm