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1 dead, 1 hospitalized after shooting on St. Paul's East Side
Sanford Worthington recognized for flu protection efforts
A Q&A with new Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Anne McKeig
WHS Marching Trojans claim Tri-State Band Festival Parade Sweepstakes, People’s Choice
SMAC grants enable regional arts efforts
Girls soccer: Trojans fall to Willmar in the rain
College football: Slow start comes back to bite Bluejays
Prep volleyball: Worthington goes 2-5 at St. James Tournament
Prep football: E-E's precision on display in Fulda
Cross country: Fairmont wins Class 2A title at Milaca
Column: Republicans' kangaroo court
Column: A Republican worth voting for
Column: District 518 offers PASS classes to connect with, inform families
Column: Cut out this column if you like cutting the grass
Column: Vote for Trump helps undo climate change progress
Douglas R. Geertsema
Norma J. Janssen
Patricia Marie Adelmann (Janssen)
Bosmas add barn quilt to their northwest Iowa property
Column: Shaking Up the Sanctuary
Looking Back: 1991 -- Perkins family receives conservation honor
Column: Robert Kennedy’s visit to city brought unprecedented excitement
School of Prayer event is Oct. 7-8
Out and About
Bakker 50th anniversary
De Berg 80th birthday
Gerber 95th birthday
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Notice of Public Hearing
School Board Minutes for August
Data: Sept. 23, 2016
October 12, 2015
Minnesota surpasses 300 traffic deaths after deadly weekend
ST. PAUL-- Minnesota has surpassed the 300 traffic death mark, about a month ahead of last year. However, the number of deaths on Minnesota roads continues to trend downward. In the past five years, Minnesota has seen a 12 percent decline in traffic fatalities, according to the...
October 12, 2015 - 10:02pm
May 24, 2011
Warrant issued for Hills man
WORTHINGTON -- A warrant was issued Tuesday for the arrest of Mark Daniel Stewart, 28, of Hills, who is accused of burglary, intentional damage...
May 24, 2011 - 8:16pm
March 14, 2009
Beth Frederickson and Mark Bents were married Nov. 8, 2008, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Lakefield, with the Rev. Steven Mehl and the Rev. Joshua...
March 14, 2009 - 12:01am
February 17, 2009
Bau, Hildebrandt advance in Triple 'A' competition
WORTHINGTON -- Two area high school seniors will move on to the state level of competition for the Minnesota State High School League's Triple "A" Awards. Mark Bau of Murray County Central and Hannah Hildebrandt of Mountain Lake were chosen as the Region 3A representatives, and will...
February 17, 2009 - 12:00am
February 12, 2009
Ritchie pushes early voting
ST. PAUL - Lessons from 2008 guide Secretary of State Mark Ritchie's 2009 legislative agenda. The state's top election official is calling for an earlier primary election, a new in-person voting system ahead of Election Day and fundamental changes to Minnesota's absentee voting laws. "Our...
February 12, 2009 - 11:30am
January 23, 2009
Area man pleads guilty to criminal sexual conduct
WORTHINGTON -- Mark Bernard Silvrants, charged with criminal sexual conduct in two counties, pleaded guilty in both Tuesday. In Nobles County, he pleaded guilty to two counts of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct. In Jackson County, he pleaded guilty to third-degree criminal sexual...
January 23, 2009 - 12:00am
January 15, 2009
Economist predicts recession end
BISMARCK, N.D. -- The recession will end Sept.
January 15, 2009 - 5:00pm
January 5, 2009
Elections board certifies Franken as winner, but Coleman campaign says it will contest results
ST. PAUL - Al Franken won Minnesota's U.S.
January 5, 2009 - 12:00am
December 6, 2008
Recount wraps up
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans are out of luck if they thought completion of the historic U.S. Senate recount would bring about a tidy end to the race. Most election officials on Friday breathed a sigh of relief as nearly all of the 2.9 million ballots had been recounted by hand, giving...
December 6, 2008 - 12:00am
November 22, 2008
Franken, Coleman spar over ballot challenges
Frivolous: (adjective). 1 a: of little weight or importance. b: having no sound basis (as in fact or law) "a frivolous lawsuit" 2 a: lacking in seriousness. b: marked by unbecoming levity -- Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's U.S. Senate recount turned...
November 22, 2008 - 12:00am
November 18, 2008
State board delays ballot decision
ST. PAUL - A state elections board today approved the beginning of a statewide U.S. Senate recount, but delayed the most controversial item on the table - whether hundreds of disputed absentee ballots would be counted. "We need more time to think," said Mark Ritchie, Canvassing Board...
November 18, 2008 - 12:00am
Letter: Let's keep this election fair
Minnesota has a well-deserved national reputation for clean politics, but one would not know that the way some are reacting to the Senate race recount. This paper has rightly pointed out that that state law mandates a recount in very close elections. Another editorial also appropriately...
November 18, 2008 - 12:00am
November 15, 2008
Ritchie: Panel could hear ballot request
ST. PAUL -- While local election officials plan for the U.S.
November 15, 2008 - 12:00am
November 13, 2008
Editorial: Recount brings more ugliness
Mark Ritchie, Minnesota's secretary of state and the state's principal election official, is a Democrat.
November 13, 2008 - 12:00am
Board will settle ballot disputes
ST. PAUL -- Two Supreme Court justices appointed by Republican Gov Tim Pawlenty, two District Court judges and the Democratic secretary of state comprise a board that could decide who becomes Minnesota's next U.S. senator. Secretary of State Mark Ritchie announced on Wednesday who...
November 13, 2008 - 12:00am