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'We have a right as humans to be free': Civil rights icon John Lewis shares his story of struggle with F-M students
Minnesota Governor's Residence to be lit blue for Somali victims
Minnesota offers gimmick-free Amazon pitch
U.S. Senate health care deal could help Minnesota insurance programs
Feds bring charges against suspected Chinese makers of powerful opioids
UMD hockey notebook: Deery bounces back in goal
Cross country: Luverne girls solid at Big South meet
Tuesday prep roundup: Luverne tops Adrian in volleyball
No resolutions after NFL meets with players union
Yankees rally late to even ALCS
Letter: October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Column: Worthington schools are still full; different solution is proposed
Imagine you're Princess Kate - it's awful and here's why
FIELDING QUESTIONS: Shrub with berries identified as nuisance species
More on winning the war on weeds
Leland Elton Schmidt
Richard Joseph Hansen
Delwin James Roemer
Disheveled Theologian: Count it all joy!
Column: Through an era, this was one of year’s memorable day
Looking Back: 1992 -- Three retiring from Worthington post office
Disheveled Theologian: Reachout, and lessons of God's work
“Women Seeking God: CREATE” to take place Oct. 27-28 in Worthington
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Birth: Tobiah Loy
Wassenaar 50th anniversary
Jurgensen 60th anniversary
McNab 90th birthday
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Nobles County Board of Commissioners Drainage Final Hearing
Data: Oct. 16, 2017
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August 30, 2013
County budget close to being balanced
Exception in number could prevent major cuts that had been expected
August 30, 2013 - 9:00pm
Woman fights 'land of minimum wage'
BY DON DAVIS, Forum News Service FALCON HEIGHTS — Jessica English is a face of a newly revived effort to raise Minnesota’s minimum wage. She earned minimum wage while working in rural western Minnesota, places such as Fergus Falls, Ortonville and Kerkhoven. A case worker...
August 30, 2013 - 8:50pm
August 29, 2013
Editorial: The burden of local levy limits
It appears Nobles County will see many potential needs unmet in 2014, but not as a result its staff or commissioners.
August 29, 2013 - 9:12am
August 28, 2013
Column: Greater Minnesota needs to speak up
By DAN DORMAN ALBERT LEA — Before I was a legislator and economic development director for the city of Albert Lea, I sold tires. And, let me tell you, if there’s even a tiny hole anywhere in a tire, the whole thing slowly goes flat. That’s the same lesson I hope to spread...
August 28, 2013 - 11:52am
August 23, 2013
Capitol Chatter: New candidate happy to talk to fair visitors
FALCON HEIGHTS — Rob Farnsworth was a bit on the lonely side as the Minnesota State Fair opened. It may be that 15 months before the next...
August 23, 2013 - 9:45pm
August 12, 2013
As others see it: Leaders must hear business concerns
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leaders are discussing a possible September special session to appropriate funding for disaster relief and overturn a sales tax on farm implement repair. There is apparently strong bipartisan support for action on both of these items.
August 12, 2013 - 4:18pm
August 9, 2013
Farmers have many reasons not to cry about farm bill
REDWOOD FALLS — Outside the Minnesota Corn Growers Association Farmfest tent, a sign urged people to go inside and send an email to U.S. lawmakers urging quick action on the federal farm bill. Inside, two computers stood idle for much of the three-day farm show.
August 9, 2013 - 10:16pm
Column: Comprehensive immigration reform is pro-growth, pro-ag
ST. PAUL — Earlier this year, the U.S. Senate passed a commonsense immigration reform measure in a strongly bipartisan fashion. This was an important step in the right direction — especially for producers, farm workers and rural communities.
August 9, 2013 - 2:31pm
August 5, 2013
Column: Good talking point, poor policy
ST. PAUL — Despite data affirming Governor Dayton’s public policy directional course change, conservative public policymakers remain utterly convinced that tax increases and government spending are bad. Their conviction flows from ideology, not facts, so their certainty is unimpeded...
August 5, 2013 - 11:56am
July 29, 2013
Column: 2013 - The year of the attack on farmers by legislative Democrats
MAZEPPA — With the annual FarmFest event just days away, many Minnesota farmers might be wondering how their lives may change thanks to the decisions made by Gov. Mark Dayton and our new DFL-led legislature.
July 29, 2013 - 12:04pm
July 13, 2013
Column: State leaders say one thing, do the opposite
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans, prepare to dig deeper into your pocketbooks following actions of the 2013 Legislature. Companies are being asked to pay a very high premium for the privilege of doing business in Minnesota. Many changes in tax law took effect July 1, and many are retroactive...
July 13, 2013 - 12:00am
July 11, 2013
Letter: We're all paying more with Dems' tax hikes
July 1 marked the first day of a new two year budget cycle in Minnesota, and with that comes more than $2 billion in new tax increases from Democratic leaders in St. Paul that will impact the rich, the poor and everyone in between. The tone of the 2013 session was decidedly different...
July 11, 2013 - 12:00am
July 5, 2013
Capital Chatter: Organizations continuing push for farm bill
ST. PAUL -- A coalition of 532 organizations is putting pressure on the U.S. House to pass a farm bill. "This important legislation supports our nation's farmers, ranchers, forest owners, food security, natural resources and wildlife habitats, rural communities and the 16 million...
July 5, 2013 - 9:23pm
July 2, 2013
Letter: New cigarette taxes don't make sense
We all know smoking is bad for you. I'm quitting now for the third or fourth time, but I can't fully understand the new tax on cigarettes. Some people will try to quit, and others will travel to bordering states to purchase them. While you are there -- in Iowa, Wisconsin, North Dakota...
July 2, 2013 - 12:00am
June 28, 2013
Minnesota's record tax increase kicks in Monday
June 28, 2013 - 9:43pm