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Trump picks Iowa Governor Branstad as U.S. ambassador to China: transition official
Family Art Night scheduled during parent-teacher conferences week
Remembering Pearl Harbor: WWII veteran on Oahu when Japanese launched sneak attack
Seminar aims to create smooth transition for retiring business owners
Area girls basketball roundup: Adrian beats Luverne after slow start
Prep wrestling: Trojans fall in tight battle with W/RRC
Area boys basketball roundup: Huskies win high-scoring season opener
Boys hockey: Trojans refuse to quit in loss to Redwood Valley
Boys basketball: Trojans show teamwork, depth in victory over Luverne
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Letter: Thanks to organizers of community Thanksgiving
Gerald L. Smith
Looking Back: 1991 -- Wind chills up to 50-below close schools
Homemade granola easier, more affordable than you think
PieLogNog: A holiday mashup of chocolate, salted caramel, eggnog and pecan pie
Change maker: Kevin Donovan pushes Worthington, and himself, to succeed
Our region was major supplier of early engines for Humvees
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January 9, 2015
Prep boys basketball: Pipestone Area upsets Marshall; Murray County Central survives scare
MARSHALL — Pipestone Area picked up the big upset over Marshall Friday night in Big South boys basketball action, 76-71. Collin Moeller led the Arrows with 24 points. Dominic Freese and Brayden Baartman each added 14 while Boyer Bouman dropped 11 in his first game of the season,...
January 9, 2015 - 11:40pm
January 5, 2015
College basketball: Minnesota West's Buysse continues to grow in basketball
WORTHINGTON — Derek Buysse is the go-to scorer for the Minnesota West men’s basketball team. But he’s had to grow into that role. “I...
January 5, 2015 - 9:49pm
December 16, 2014
Prep girls basketball: Marshall rolls past Jackson County Central
MARSHALL — Turnovers and rebounding were problem areas for Jackson County Central Friday when it was handed a 65-21 Big South Conference girls basketball loss at Marshall Tuesday. The Tigers turned 32 turnovers into 30 points while tallying 20 second-chance points off of the offensive...
December 16, 2014 - 11:43pm
Prep boys basketball: Hot-shooting Westbrook-Walnut Grove edges Adrian
ADRIAN — Westbrook-Walnut Grove shot the lights out Tuesday in its Red Rock Conference boys basketball contest at Adrian. Still, it had to battle to the end. The Chargers were electric in the first half, making 17-of-24 shots from the field. That gave them a 46-36 lead, but the...
December 16, 2014 - 11:40pm
November 10, 2014
Prep volleyball: Marshall, Jackson County Central lead All-Big South squad
Four players from Marshall and three from Jackson County Central have been named to the 2014 All-Big South Conference West Division volleyball team. Worthington had one selection, senior Betsy Thompson. Senior Callie Graff and juniors Abby Louwagie, Marah Mulso and Lexi Saugstad...
November 10, 2014 - 8:22pm
October 9, 2014
Food Safety course offered
MARSHALL — University of Minnesota Extension will offer two courses in Marshall to help food service establishments meet the educational requirement for Certified Food Managers. The initial certification course, using the ServSafe curriculum, will be from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oct....
October 9, 2014 - 7:52pm
September 4, 2014
Prep girls tennis: Luverne gets win at Marshall
MARSHALL — Luverne won all but one match Thursday in a road battle with Big South fellow Marshall, winning 6-1. On the singles side, Kynzie Smedsrud beat Stef Janke 7-5, 6-4 at the No. 1 spot. Lexie Severtson won a 1-6, 7-6 (7-4), 6-4 thriller at No. 2. Samantha Pierce had a much...
September 4, 2014 - 11:45pm
September 2, 2014
Prep boys soccer: Worthington buries Marshall
MARSHALL — Sophomore Ivan Rodriguez scored three goals and four other teammates had two apiece as the Worthington Trojans boys soccer team dominated host Marshall 12-0 on Tuesday. The Trojans scored three goals in the first half and nine more in the second to improve to 1-2 on...
September 2, 2014 - 11:12pm
August 12, 2014
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Accidents WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Police Department responded to crash at 4:55 p.m. Monday in the Hy-Vee parking lot. No injuries were reported. MARSHALL — The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office responded to a head-on collision at 7:27 a.m. Tuesday on Minnesota 23. Dwight...
August 12, 2014 - 9:05pm
July 17, 2014
Suspect in Marshall store burglary returns to Nobles County court
WORTHINGTON — A Worthington woman arrested last Novemeber on charges of possession of an assault weapon, possession of stolen property and carrying a pistol without a permit — all in connection with the Borch’s Sporting Goods store in Marshall — was back in Nobles County...
July 17, 2014 - 9:15pm
June 18, 2014
Sorenson named new State Patrol lieutenant
LUVERNE — Cpl. Matthew Sorenson has been selected as the new lieutenant for the Minnesota State Patrol District 2300, which serves 13 counties...
June 18, 2014 - 9:01pm
June 9, 2014
VFW Baseball: Worthington splits road doubleheader
MARSHALL — It was an up-and-down night for Worthington Monday in its road doubleheader against Marshall. After a trio of pitchers put together a stellar performance in the opener to lead it to a 6-1 win, four errors led to three unearned runs for Marshall Orange in the nightcap...
June 9, 2014 - 11:19pm
May 23, 2014
Area residents earn degrees from SMSU
MARSHALL — Southwest Minnesota State University hosted its 46th annual commencement ceremony May 10. More than 620 graduate and undergraduate students were candidates for master’s, bachelor’s and associate’s degrees, with approximately 415 of those candidates participating...
May 23, 2014 - 9:25pm
May 13, 2014
Prep baseball: Worthington falls victim to perfect game
MARSHALL — Sophomore Drew Hmielewski pitched a perfect game Tuesday as the Marshall Tigers shut out the Worthington Trojans 7-0 in a Southwest Conference baseball game. Hmielewski got ahead of the Trojans with his fastball, mixed in an excellent curve and showed exceptional command...
May 13, 2014 - 10:44pm
May 6, 2014
Prep baseball: Luverne splits battle of conference contenders
LUVERNE — In a battle between two of the top Southwest Conference teams, Luverne took the opener 10-1 but Marshall came back in the nightcap 7-1. Josh Slieter pitched seven full innings in the first game, checking the Tigers on three hits while walking two and striking out 10....
May 6, 2014 - 10:41pm