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Klobuchar, Franken announce more than $100 million in critical heating aid
Community helps build Oxford Street; 2017 overlay project could be delayed
Nobles SWCD begins connecting with landowners on buffers
Boo! Windom’s haunted house will spark ‘Old School Nightmares’
Minnesota already breaking voting records ahead of Nov. 8
Section 3A cross country: Luverne girls, Windom Area boys prevail
Section 2AA cross country: Koller leads WHS runners
Iowa state football: H-LP puts perfect record on the line
Scott Rall: Hi ho, hi ho, it's off to work we go
Section football: Fulda, MLA, MCC finish the job
Column: Unaffordable health care for southwest Minnesota
Editorial: Peterson in the 7th with an asterisk
Letter: School referendum represents chance to ‘pay it forward’
Editorial: Schomacker for District 22A Representative
Letter: Our schools are committed to our students and our community
Carol E. Anderson
Ralph Wellington Thueson
James G. Myers
Community Thanksgiving dinner is Nov. 24
Disheveled Theologian: Banana bread evangelism
2016 Local Business Guide Directory
Looking Back: 2006 -- Worthington Ambulance Service wins honor
Pumpkin soup perfect start for lively (but civil) dinner party
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Birth: Oct. 26, 2016
Kill 80th birthday
Taylor 90th birthday
Kunze 90th birthday
Schaap 90th birthday
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September 29, 2016
Former college linebacker sues bars, attackers for injury in 2014 Mankato brawl
MANKATO -- Isaac Kolstad, the former Minnesota State Mankato linebacker who was severely injured in a 2014 bar fight, is suing his attackers and two bars that served them. The civil lawsuit, filed last week, names Philip Nelson and Trevor Shelley, along with Blue Bricks Bar and South...
September 29, 2016 - 10:22pm
April 21, 2016
U.S. 71 detour starts May 2
MANKATO — Motorists who travel U.S. 71 in Jackson are advised traffic will be detoured beginning May 2, as crews begin the replacement of the Des Moines River Bridge. The detour, consisting of East Ashley Street and Jackson County Roads 23 and 34, will be in place until October....
April 21, 2016 - 8:03pm
April 13, 2016
Expect detour Monday on U.S. 169 Mankato to St. Peter
MANKATO — Motorists on U.S. 169 between Mankato and St. Peter can expect the highway to be closed and a detour to be in place after 7 p.m....
April 13, 2016 - 9:30pm
March 25, 2016
I-90 construction in Jackson County resumes Monday
MANKATO — Construction on Interstate 90, between Round Lake and Lakefield in Jackson County, will resume Monday, weather permitting. I-90 traffic will be reduced to a single lane in each direction beginning Monday. Westbound traffic will be switched over to the eastbound lanes...
March 25, 2016 - 7:42pm
March 7, 2016
Out of the doghouse: Adrian man to the rescue after man’s best friend takes semi for a joyride
MANKATO — Friday afternoon began as any other for Joe Springman, 24, of Adrian. He was traveling to Eden Prairie to visit his girlfriend when...
March 7, 2016 - 10:17pm
March 2, 2016
Sold! Glen Taylor, Jeff Ward and Strobel Farms Purchase Windom’s PM Beef plant
MANKATO — Minnesota businessman Glen Taylor, Mapleton, farmer Jeff Ward, and Greg Strobel of Pemberton based Strobel Farms announced Tuesday...
March 2, 2016 - 9:32am
January 22, 2016
Temple Grandin to speak in Mankato
NORTH MANKATO — The Southern Minnesota Autism Coalition and the South Central College Foundation-North Mankato have teamed up to present Dr. Temple Grandin, speaking at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 9 at South Central College Conference Center, North Mankato. Grandin is a professor at Colorado...
January 22, 2016 - 9:50pm
January 11, 2016
Transportation meeting for Highway 59, I-90 Jan. 27
MANKATO — Worthington area residents and businesses are encouraged to attend an open house on the 2017 plans for U.S. 59 and 2016 project on Interstate 90 between 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. Jan. 27 in the Farmers Room at the Nobles County Courthouse, 315 10th St., Worthington. Staff from...
January 11, 2016 - 9:03pm
November 23, 2015
Zach Hacker: One for the ages
I was in rare territory Saturday. Not physically. As an alumnus of Minnesota State University, Mankato, I’ve spent a lot of time at Blakeslee...
November 23, 2015 - 9:51pm
September 25, 2015
Rare bison given new home in Minnesota state park
MANKATO — A group of genetically rare bison has been released into a Minnesota state park. Minneopa State Park near Mankato is the new home of 11 bison largely free of genetic markers that would come from cross-breeding with cattle. Less than 6 percent of the half-million bison...
September 25, 2015 - 9:30pm
September 1, 2015
Minnesota 60 Mountain Lake to Butterfield completion delayed, Paving expected to begin Oct. 1
MANKATO — The completion date for the four-lane expansion of Minnesota 60 from Mountain Lake to Butterfield has been delayed from early October to early November due to delays for the paving contractor. Recent information from the paving contractor estimates it will begin on Minnesota...
September 1, 2015 - 8:30pm
May 17, 2015
AgStar to give away $20,000 toward home mortgage down payment
MANKATO — AgStar Financial Services has announced it will give away $20,000 to one winner as part of the Start Mapping Your Dream Sweepstakes. The prize can be used toward a down payment on a property of their choosing. The Start Mapping Your Dream Sweepstakes is open to residents...
May 17, 2015 - 4:55pm
April 29, 2015
Interstate 90 slated for improvements
MANKATO — Interstate 90 travelers are advised of “construction ahead” in southwestern Minnesota as projects begin in May and reach into five counties for the majority of the construction season. I-90 traffic will be carried two-ways on two lanes; however construction staging...
April 29, 2015 - 8:24pm
April 26, 2015
Multiple Interstate 90 projects impact traffic in SW Minnesota
MANKATO — Interstate 90 travelers are advised of construction ahead in southwest Minnesota as projects begin in May and reach into five counties for the majority of the construction season. I-90 traffic will be carried two-way on two lanes; however construction staging will dictate...
April 26, 2015 - 8:11pm
April 15, 2015
Cuate qualifies for Class AA speech meet
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington High School (WHS) speech team wrapped up its 2015 season last Saturday at the Section 2AA competition, hosted...
April 15, 2015 - 10:08pm