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DULUTH, Minn. — Since 5-year-old Matthew Nicholls was diagnosed with a tree-nut allergy at age 2, his mom and dad have spent more than $1,000 on EpiPens that have never been used — but have to be kept on hand in case Matthew has a potentially life-threate
Franken attends groundbreaking new school
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Minnesota’s average ACT scores drop
Prep soccer: Experience will be key to Trojans quest for conference championship
Prep volleyball: Southwest Minnesota volleyball talent is easy to find
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Girls tennis: Trojans drop opener to Harrisburg
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Letter: DFL political games hurt millions of Minnesotans
Column: Hillary's heel
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Sean Hannity, Trump's 'spin doctor'
Letter: Divider-in-chief is at it again
Ladene M. Nelson
Nina Mae Eernisse
Ryan L. Shea
Disheveled Theologian: Finding meaning in the motive
Looking Back: 1966 -- Foreign ag specialists visit Worthington
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Westman 111th birthday
Miller 50th anniversary
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Berger 80th birthday
Scheepstra 85th birthday
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August 12, 2014
Letter: Racism still thrives in parts of country
I am watching a movie this morning. It was about the harsh treatment of the Indians in the 1800s. That hasn’t changed much. This morning I received a phone call at 4:30 a.m. from my friend in Mississippi about the racism. It is no better than 1800s. My friend has been treated the...
August 12, 2014 - 12:14pm
April 14, 2014
Letter: Seeking a little help for the highway
Quick! Get out the tar barrels! Highway 59 between Fulda and Slayton is starting to dissolve. Earl K. Halverson Fulda
April 14, 2014 - 7:46pm
Letter: Worthington Early Risers celebrate fundraiser
The members of Early Risers Kiwanis want to thank all students and faculty, as well as K-Kids Advisors Mr. Cory VanBriesen and Mr. Josh Langseth, on an outstanding fundraiser. The students raised a “record” of more than $5,300 in their “Pennies for Patients” fund. The proceeds...
April 14, 2014 - 7:45pm
March 3, 2014
Putin tightens grip on Crimea
MOSCOW/PEREVALNOYE, Ukraine (Reuters) — Russia paid a heavy financial price on Monday for its military intervention in neighboring Ukraine, with stocks, bonds and the ruble plunging as President Vladimir Putin’s forces tightened their grip on the Russian-speaking Crimea region. The...
March 3, 2014 - 10:36pm
February 26, 2014
Letter: Energy assistance bill was worthy of support
On the first day of the 2014 Legislative Session, the Minnesota House approved legislation that helps address the propane supply shortage that is occurring throughout the state. Lawmakers agreed to appropriate $20 million to the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LI-HEAP)...
February 26, 2014 - 10:00pm
December 24, 2013
Letter: Appreciating all the caregivers
I am so thankful for my sister-in-law who has lived with and cared for my mother-in-law for many years. She has done such a nice job. She is always patient and kind. She does things like putting flowers or a lace cloth on the table by her mother’s chair, just to cheer her up. I...
December 24, 2013 - 10:21am
December 23, 2013
Letter: 'Angels' come to the rescue -- twice
Last Thursday, Dec. 12, my friend Sue from Luverne drove to Worthington to attend and help put on a Christmas party for 67 clients at the Nobles County Development Achievement Center on Nobles Street. Being unfamiliar with the new “turn around” highway, she stopped at Bob &...
December 23, 2013 - 3:53pm
August 8, 2013
A solution to Farm Bill impasse
I attended the Aug. 6 Farmfest discussion of the impasse over the Farm Bill highlighted by the input of Congressmen Collin Peterson and Tim Walz. The stalemate is centered around partisan contention of the farm policies which are imperative for a stable food supply as contrasted...
August 8, 2013 - 11:39am
June 7, 2013
Letter: New gift tax will create hardship
Minnesota enacted a gift tax to be effective June 30, 2013. Our state joined Connecticut as the only other state to impose a tax on gifts. News reports of this tax have been scarce to non-existent during the legislative session, after the adjournment and upon the governor signing...
June 7, 2013 - 12:00am
Letter: Issues of poverty are complex
I wanted to respond to a recent letter to the editor on the topic of welfare recipients by sharing some of my own experiences with poverty. I used to hold a lot preconceived judgments about poverty. I blamed the individuals experiencing poverty for their circumstances. This was...
June 7, 2013 - 12:00am
June 6, 2013
Letter: Prevent dental and facial injuries
Summer season is finally upon us, and with it comes the opportunity for outdoor activities, including recreational and organized sports. As a member of the Minnesota Dental Association's Board and a practicing dentist in Worthington, I would like to remind parents and young athletes...
June 6, 2013 - 12:00am
June 5, 2013
Letter: Government plays possum on illegals
In Saturday's May 25 Daily Globe, headlined Judge: Controversial sheriff targets Latinos. This referring to America's most popular sheriff, Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County, Ariz. Well, you know I don't imagine the sheriff will find too many illegal Lithuanians there to arrest. The sheriff...
June 5, 2013 - 12:00am
June 4, 2013
Letter: Donations appreciated at local food shelf
The Worthington Christian Church Food Shelf would like to express our appreciation to all the wonderful support the community gives us throughout the year. In the last few months we have been involved in the Minnesota Food Share March drive, the Alan Feinstein drive, and the post...
June 4, 2013 - 12:00am
May 15, 2013
Letter: War policy must come to end
I immediately recognized last September the Benghazi attack and official response was a marked departure from American foreign policy. If the truth prevails at the hearings, then Obama cannot continue to govern. Also, American cannot maintain any international respect and admiration...
May 15, 2013 - 12:00am
Track officials need to pay attention
It is a real shame that the Worthington track program doesn't take enough pride in their program to at the very least have individuals running the throwing events that care just a little bit about it. The last two meets that I have attended, the discus events were run so poorly...
May 15, 2013 - 12:00am