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Making it pink -- WHS senior ag students paint tractor as final class project
Minnesota West preparing for annual Kids' College
Bird shows, sales canceled in Iowa for 2015
Likely candidate O'Malley already planning Iowa visit
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: A bogus case against a trade bill
Column: WHS students play Trivia Crack -- and the bigger game of life
Column: Hillary's hypocrisy
As others see it: Disconnect for a day
Letter: Legislative session "a failure to voters"
Evelyn Marie Moss
Shelly Lynn Sipma (Miller)
Lester I. Jenkins
Legion longevity: Lease, Meier recognized for continuous membership
Column: Worthington's unexpected link to Sherwood Forest
Religion briefs: May 21
Column: A disheveled commencement
Looking Back: 2010 -- Worthington's Hardy Rickbeil dies at 101
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Lewis & Clark
April 4, 2014
Officials meet with Dayton on Lewis & Clark
WORTHINGTON — Two weeks ago, it appeared the Lewis & Clark Regional Water project may not be included in this year’s bonding bill at all. Now, Gov. Mark Dayton told Worthington Mayor Alan Oberloh he would be supportive of including the entire $69 million to complete the project...
news / politics
April 4, 2014 - 10:29pm
January 24, 2014
Franken talks Lewis & Clark in Worthington meeting
WORTHINGTON —Al Franken vowed to keep fighting. Talking with local officials on the topic of Lewis & Clark Regional Water System, the Minnesota U.S. Senator said Friday afternoon he will continue to work to push the project forward. “I’m embarrassed that we don’t...
news / politics
January 24, 2014 - 9:54pm
January 17, 2014
Editorial: Dayton gives water project a key assist
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton presented a $986 million bonding proposal on Wednesday, and many Republicans promptly called it too expensive. There is little doubt, though, that our three southwest Minnesota lawmakers — District 22 Sen. Bill Weber, R-Luverne, District 22A Rep. Joe Schomacker,...
opinion / editorials
January 17, 2014 - 10:44am
November 8, 2013
House group hears regional bonding requests during Worthington visit
WORTHINGTON —Three out of four times, Rep. Alice Hausman has to say no. The chair person of the Minnesota House of Representatives Capital Investment Committee, Hausman and other members made a stop in Worthington Thursday on their annual tour to hear bonding requests. “I...
November 8, 2013 - 9:56pm
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...
opinion / letters
October 21, 2013 - 8:44am
October 18, 2013
Vote approaching on Lewis & Clark construction budget
WORTHINGTON — Eleven of the 20 Lewis & Clark Regional Water System members are currently receiving water. Worthington is not one of them. However, if a construction budget is passed next week, the pipeline will get a little closer. “Essentially what’s going to happen on...
October 18, 2013 - 10:03pm
July 30, 2012
Lewis & Clark begins producing water near Vermillion
TEA, S.D. -- Lewis & Clark reached a historic milestone Monday when it began producing water from a treatment plant near Vermillion, S.D. for distribution to 11 of its 20 member cities and rural water systems. The project, incorporated in January 1990, has been 22 years in the making. "With...
July 30, 2012 - 9:14pm
May 23, 2012
Project running dry?
WORTHINGTON -- In 1990, 20 communities in the tri-state area began conversation for the Lewis and Clark Regional Water System. Ground was broken in 2003 after Congress authorization. Today, the project will be about five to six years behind schedule if federal funding begins streaming...
May 23, 2012 - 9:37pm
February 14, 2012
Editorial: Show Lewis & Clark the money
Once again, the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System will need strong appeals from area legislators in Washington to get a much-needed funding boost for the upcoming fiscal year. When President Barack Obama released his FY13 budget proposal on Monday, it included $4.5 million for...
opinion / editorials
February 14, 2012 - 12:00am