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John Heard, 'Home Alone' Dad, Dies at 72
MK5K raises money to fight domestic violence
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Jackson gets funding to boost its housing stock
Water sports 101: How to choose the best lake day activity
Grace breaks major single round golf record with 62
Martinez homers twice; Tigers sink Twins
Amateur baseball: Pipestone edges Cubs in 13 innings to seal series victory
WHS sports meeting is Tuesday, Aug. 8
Climbers of all ages are going vertical at Worthington Area YMCA
Growing Together: How to keep flowers flowering all summer
Letter: Student's time in Worthington is winding down
Column: Hospice doesn’t mean a surrender of hope
McFeely: Is Michele Bachmann dipping her toe in Minnesota governor race?
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James "Jim" Prochazka
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Disheveled Theologian: Some bright morning … or evening
Column: PWs kept farms operating when war called away farmers
Looking Back: 2007 -- Luverne airport gets key federal funding
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October 24, 2013
Letter: QUITPLAN works for those who want to stop smoking
By Diane Gustafson, Luverne As a former smoker, I know that quitting tobacco use can be a struggle. Addiction is a serious matter and my personal journey took me to QUITPLAN Services, a free cessation program available to any Minnesotan, when I decided to quit. I also utilized...
October 24, 2013 - 3:21pm
October 23, 2013
Letter: Look at entire picture when it comes to energy
By District 22 Sen. Bill Weber, R-Luverne My district is the largest wind-producing district in Minnesota. I understand how crucial it is to develop and invest in renewable energy sources. Renewables like wind, solar and biofuels must be part of America’s “all of the above”...
October 23, 2013 - 1:39pm
Letter: Shopping can be tough with too many choices
By Alan Cohrs, Westbrook I purchased a new car last fall — a Ford — and it has another different oil filter. If I was younger, I’d run for Congress and get a law passed. These oil filters would only be three sizes — small, medium and large. The oil filter shelf is getting...
October 23, 2013 - 1:39pm
October 21, 2013
Letter: Lewis & Clark vital to region's future
By District 22 Sen. Bill Weber, R-Luverne Editor’s note: The following letter was addressed to State Sen. LeRoy Stumpf, chair of the Senate Capital Investment Committee. As a former mayor of Luverne, I wish to address the need and importance of ensuring the completion of the...
October 21, 2013 - 8:44am
October 18, 2013
Letter: Kiwanis group thankful for Peanut Day support
By Jeanene R Townswick, Worthington Early Risers Kiwanis Club October 5 was Kiwanis Peanut Day, an event organized by Kiwanis each year to raise funds. In Worthington, it is sponsored by the Early Risers Kiwanis Club with combined help from local businesses along with K-Kids from...
October 18, 2013 - 6:39pm
Letter: Many helped with Camp Invention program
By Susan Z. Clarke, Regional Consultant for Camp Invention, Eden Prairie I would like to thank Worthington District 518 for hosting the Camp Invention program this summer.
October 18, 2013 - 6:38pm
October 17, 2013
Letter: Hard-to-understand letter hard to be taken seriously
By Mike Bogle, Windom I was glad when my mother told me that Michael Marcotte had struck again (Letters to the Editor, “So much for weapons of mass destruction,” Sept. 25). I read his letter with interest three times, but I still couldn’t understand it. Maybe it’s just...
October 17, 2013 - 11:44am
October 16, 2013
Letter: Boehner, Republicans have held nation hostage
By Marvin Kroontje, Magnolia That was a very good letter to the editor by Debra Hogenson on Oct. 10 (“Republicans’ shutdown triggers host of questions”). The insane insensibility of the Republican party is more dangerous than foreign terrorists. We had a balanced budget...
October 16, 2013 - 11:10am
October 15, 2013
Letter: Trip to London, Volksfest were September highlights
By Jason Sternke, Worthington exchange student to Crailsheim Hi Worthington! Another month has passed already. September was filled with trips, festivals and meeting new people. It seems like I was writing the letter for August just yesterday — how time flies! In the beginning...
October 15, 2013 - 10:08am
October 10, 2013
Letter: Glass-Steagall must be law once again
By Andy Olson, Windom The federal shutdown is promoting a state of near panic. Many Americans are viewing the present chaotic events as alarming because they don’t see a future. Our financial system is in a breakdown crisis, and there is no solution within this system. All we...
October 10, 2013 - 8:21am
October 8, 2013
Letter: Keep private boat lifts, docks off park property
By Deborah Lien Bierbaum and Phyllis M. Wolff, Slater Park neighbors, Worthington We own a home across the street from the Slater Park boat landing on South Shore Drive in Worthington.
October 8, 2013 - 1:27pm
October 3, 2013
Letter: U.S. could learn a lesson from England
By Jacob Holck, Worthington On Tuesday evening, I received an email from a friend of mine from high school. In that email there was a photo of an excited Queen Elizabeth II, the caption under the photo stated, “Quick! Let’s invade the colonies!!” The caption was referring,...
October 3, 2013 - 5:00pm
October 2, 2013
Letter: Justice has been served in Fraga trial
By Marion Cashel, Worthington Justice has been done. Thank God. Thank the system. Thank the prosecutors. Thank the judge. They did their jobs. The numbers of witnesses for the prosecution played a key role in all this horror. Last, but certainly not least, many thanks go to the...
October 2, 2013 - 2:57pm
Letter: Amazing things can happen when people team up
By Marless Cuperus, Southwest Minnesota Food for Kidz Committee, Lakefield Absolutely everything and everyone came together on Friday, Sept. 27 and Saturday, Sept. 28 at the Immanuel Activity Center in Lakefield. On Friday, we had all of the fourth-graders from Pleasantview who...
October 2, 2013 - 2:51pm
September 25, 2013
40th class reunion an event to remember
By Clasine Lester, Jill Hinsberger, Janice Vosburgh, Carlo Hurley, Joel Krekelberg, Randy Haack, and Bill McCuen, WHS Class of ‘73 Reunion Committee On King Turkey Day weekend, the WHS Class of ’73 gathered together for our 40th class reunion. On Friday morning, a few classmates...
September 25, 2013 - 11:56am