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New bike lane pedals into focus
All in the family: Staff members' offspring walk Minnesota West's halls
King Turkey Day 5K event nears
New sewer work begins Tuesday
WHS coronation is 2 p.m. Tuesday
Prep football: Jays fly by Worthington
Prep football: Edgerton/Ellsworth gets it done against MLA
Prep volleyball: Windom Area hands Worthington second loss
Prep football: JCC reclaims Oaken Bucket
Prep football: Adrian runs over Canby
Column: What line to draw on beheadings?
Column: Teamwork prized at Prairie Elementary
Column: Give me a home where the scapegoats roam
As others see it: Don't force taxpayers to subsidize campaigns
Letter: WCC manager, others did great job with wedding
Karen C. Loosbrock
Vera Eunice Hvistendahl
Daniel Lee Sagmoe
Gerald Dale Flatebo
Jon Bredal (formerly John Pederson)
Framing history: Upcoming exhibit focuses on area photographers
Column: Brewster is still looking great after all these years
Religion briefs: Aug. 28
Looking Back: 1964 - English becomes part of mass at Worthington's St. Mary's
Column: Listen up, kids (especially if you're hungry)
Out and About
Kraft 80th birthday
Birth: Aug. 30, 2014
Dykstra 50th anniversary
Demuth 65th anniversary
Data: Aug. 30, 2014
Data: Aug. 28, 2014
Notice to the Public by FEMA
Data: Aug. 27, 2014
Data: Aug. 26, 2014
April 5, 2011
Twin spires, multiple members: Lismore's St. Anthony Catholic Church marks 100 years
LISMORE -- It's been 100 years since Mary Ann Spieker's father, Herman Wieneke, helped build the distinctive twin-spired St. Anthony Catholic Church in Lismore, but neither the stately structure nor Spieker's reliance on it as her faith home are visibly diminishing with age. ...
April 5, 2011 - 12:00am
Lismore bar reopens under new ownership
LISMORE -- After years of municipal ownership, the Lismore Bar & Grill is now under private sector ownership, and with the change came a clearing...
news / business
December 5, 2010 - 8:17pm
November 9, 2010
Lismore's SAL squadron donates $4,000
LISMORE -- On the day America celebrates the service and sacrifice of its veterans, Commander Frank Kemper of the newly formed Sons of the American Legion (SAL) Lismore Squadron 636, will present the Lismore American Legion Commander Darwin Veld, Director of Membership, SAL Advisor...
November 9, 2010 - 10:26pm
June 6, 2010
Brief: Heartland General Agency recognized
LISMORE -- Heartland General Agency of Lismore recently received an Award of Excellence from Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company of Grinnell, Iowa. The award recognizes five years of outstanding achievement in the insurance profession and superior performance for Grinnell Mutual. Heartland...
June 6, 2010 - 9:11pm
April 19, 2010
Lismore family has long tradition of conserving the soil
LISMORE -- Jim Knips of rural Lismore will mark his 30th year on the Nobles County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) board of directors next year, but perhaps what is more impressive is that his family's history on the board dates back to its inaugural year in 1955. Jim's...
April 19, 2010 - 9:10pm
April 3, 2010
Church nearing a milestone
Lismore's St. Anthony Catholic Church features a pair of 85-foot steeples that are the architectural focal point of the rural farming community. The parish was founded in 1905, and a cornerstone on the building is dated 1911 -- indicating the church building will observe its 100th...
April 3, 2010 - 12:00am
April 2, 2010
New communications project puts Lismore on technological cutting edge
LISMORE -- Since 1907, Lismore Cooperative Telephone Co. has strived to provide the best communications technology possible despite its rural...
April 2, 2010 - 12:00am
March 20, 2010
Lismore man charged in criminal sexual conduct case
WORTHINGTON -- Charges were filed this week against 26-year-old Luis Abneil Batistra Rodriguez, also known as Felipe Jesus Soto-Perez or Hestor Roblero-Roblero, who is accused of engaging in sexual contact with a young girl. Rodriguez is charged with two counts of second-degree and...
news / crime
March 20, 2010 - 12:00am
December 29, 2009
Chandler couple in critical condition after crash
LISMORE -- A head-on collision just north of Lismore injured two Chandler residents Monday morning. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Henry De Kruif, 79, of Chandler, and his wife, Adriann, 77, were both taken to Sanford Hospital Luverne in critical condition after their 2006...
December 29, 2009 - 12:00am
September 18, 2009
Area students earn Red Wagon Awards
WORTHINGTON -- Five area students were among those honored at the governor's mansion last week as recipients of the Red Wagon Award. The award is given by the Minnesota Alliance With Youth to recognize young people who have demonstrated increased academic achievement, civic engagement...
September 18, 2009 - 12:00am
November 6, 2008
One thumbs up, two thumbs down for Sunday liquor
LUVERNE -- A question posed to voters in two communities and one township in the region proved that not everyone is ready to allow their local businesses to serve up a glass of wine or a mixed drink on Sundays. The Sunday liquor measure was defeated in Luverne and in Midway Township...
November 6, 2008 - 12:00am
April 11, 2008
Lismore men arrested after garbage can search
WORTHINGTON -- Two Lismore men were arrested late last week and charged Monday on drug-related charges after the Buffalo Ridge Drug Task Force conducted a trash pull, according to a criminal complaint. After receiving a report from a concerned citizen about possible narcotics activity,...
news / crime
April 11, 2008 - 12:00am