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Early Risers Kiwanis donates hospital dolls
New work at an old building: Ocheyedan Town Hall renovations are underway
Area woman helps pen memoir on family farm
Ready to get its kicks: Construction of new soccer fields finished
First-ever WHS Snowcoming celebrates students in winter activities
Wolter: Riding the insane NFL roller-coaster
Luverne hockey tops Orono, S-O wrestlers take Okoboji Invite
Boys hockey: LSHSPTCUC score one for each letter in win over Trojans
Minnesota West basketball: Men pick up first win, women keep rolling
WHS basketball: Girls, boys sweep Windom Area on road
Letter: There's a third group of Americans, too
Letter: Thanks to organizers of community Thanksgiving
Column: Trump's demagogic illogic
Column: Stepping out in faith
Column: After a mere 25 years, the triumph of the West is over
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
Disheveled Thelogian: A feast, a robbery and a reason to give thanks
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Vortherms 90th birthday
Carter 65th anniversary
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January 12, 2014
Region's state legislators look ahead to coming session
WORTHINGTON — The beginning of the 2014 Minnesota legislative session is still a month away, but on Saturday local legislators gave their...
January 12, 2014 - 9:37pm
January 3, 2014
Cold Wave: Area greeted by blizzard warning while Dayton cancels school for Monday
WORTHINGTON — Oh, the weather outside is frightful, and local area residents aren’t finding it so delightful. After a blizzard warning...
January 3, 2014 - 10:18pm
Column: Defining what true liberty means
By JOHN VAN HECKE, Minnesota 2020 ST. PAUL — This past year taught every Minnesotan about the high cost of conservative public policy consequences. The 2013 state legislative session revealed not just the logical results of ten-plus years of policy misdirection but, critically,...
January 3, 2014 - 9:33pm
January 2, 2014
Column: To Minnesota -- A warning from Kazakhstan
By REBECCA JEONG ST. PAUL — I have lived in an area that experienced one of the globe’s worst environmental catastrophes of the 20th century. After a decade living by the Aral Sea, I realize certain resources never come back, like abundant and life-sustaining water supplies. As...
January 2, 2014 - 9:56pm
Think it's freezing here? Head up north
FORUM NEWS SERVICE BEMIDJI — If Bemidji residents felt it in their bones that Thursday must have been a day for the record books, they’d...
January 2, 2014 - 9:49pm
Minnesota faith leaders oppose cuts to nutrition assistance
WILLMAR — More than 150 Minnesota clergy and religious leaders are urging U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar to oppose cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program — formerly known as food stamps — in the farm bill being negotiated in Congress. The faith leaders say Klobuchar’s...
January 2, 2014 - 9:47pm
Gas problem may have led to deadly Minneapolis blast
MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) — Investigators are looking at a gas leak as a potential cause for an explosion and fire that gutted a Minneapolis apartment building on New Year’s Day, killing at least one person and injuring 14 others, officials said Thursday. The cause of the explosion...
January 2, 2014 - 9:45pm
January 1, 2014
Women arrested after attempting Indian dance at mall
By John Myers, Forum News Service BLOOMINGTON — Two Duluth women were arrested at the Mall of America in Bloomington on New Year’s Eve while attempting to stage an American Indian round dance at the mall. The women — Patricia Shepard and Reyna Crow — are part of the Indian...
January 1, 2014 - 9:57pm
Memorial grant will allow foods work to continue
MILAN — Carol Ford will be able to carry on the work of her late husband and develop a local foods network in western Minnesota based...
January 1, 2014 - 9:55pm
Explosion, fire consume Minneapolis building
By WILL ASHENMACHER, NICK WOLTMAN, C.J. SINNER and RAYA ZIMMERMAN, St. Paul Pioneer Press MINNEAPOLIS — At least 14 people were injured, six of them critically, after an explosion early Wednesday resulted in a fire at a three-story building in a Minneapolis neighborhood. Not...
January 1, 2014 - 9:42pm
December 29, 2013
Column: Your check for $3,500
By JULIANNE ORTMAN CHANHASSEN — What would your family do with $3,500 more this month? Would you pay for college tuition? Buy down your car payments? Repair the roof or replace the hot water heater? Perhaps you would invest in or start your own business? The U.S. Treasury Department...
December 29, 2013 - 9:34pm
December 26, 2013
Column: Giving thanks for economic progress
By DISTRICT 4B REP. PAUL MARQUART DILWORTH — The holiday season is a time of year when Minnesotans pause to reflect on what we’re thankful for. As a member of the Minnesota Legislature, three things come to mind: an honestly balanced state budget, new investments in education...
December 26, 2013 - 9:24pm
December 18, 2013
Column: Surplus news indicative of proper direction
By Gov. Mark Dayton ST. PAUL — The principal credit for Minnesota’s terrific budget forecast belongs to the people of Minnesota. We proved again that we have the best business innovators and the most productive workers anywhere. By working hard and working together, we turned...
December 18, 2013 - 5:36pm
December 11, 2013
Letter: Tax repeal still supported
By District 22A Rep. Joe Schomacker, R-Luverne I saw positives and negatives with the recent news that Minnesota is projected to have a $1 billion state budget surplus for the 2014-15 budget cycle. Even with what economists call a ‘slightly weaker’ national economy, the job...
December 11, 2013 - 11:28am
December 10, 2013
Column: Greater Minnesota communities are stronger from LGA boost
By RANDY WILSON, Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities GLENCOE — In recent weeks there has been a flare-up of discussion at the State Capitol and in editorial pages across the state regarding property taxes and cities’ use of the $80 million boost to local government aid...
December 10, 2013 - 10:37am