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Women's Expo is Saturday
Lakefield wastewater ponds tabled for now
Country music icon Michael Martin Murphey coming to Memorial Auditorium on April 11
'Pennies for Patients' ... and pies
S-O's Lindberg and Pham headed to all-state for speech
2015 Daily Globe All-Area Girls Basketball Team
College softball: Errors hurt Lady Jays in Rochester
Prep softball: Trojans hope to be sneaky fast
Girls track: PA's Spanier, T-M-B's Ludeman return
Prep baseball: Luverne reloads, Windom Area loaded with arms
Column: A checkup for Obamacare
Column: Communications committee creating important partnerships
Column: White House hypocrisy on Israel
As others see it: Railroad tax plan logical
Letter: U.S. energy policies are misguided
Betty L. McGrew
Ha Su Tang
Lorna Bremer Lenderts
Kenneth Allen Rodenberg
Jackalyne Lea Hieronimus
Greetings from sunny Florida
Column: Time for recess, preferably on the school playground
Out & About: March 27-April 5
Looking Back: 1990 - Emary is Worthington's teacher of the year
Column: A little bit of the history of Dorman
Out and About
Kazemba 80th birthday
Rueter 90th birthday
Groendyke 95th birthday
Price 98th birthday
Data: March 28, 2015
Ordinance No. 1083
Notice of Public Hearing on Tax Abatement Request
Notice of Public Hearing for April 7, 2015
Data: March 26, 2015
March 17, 2015
Editorial: Don't forget about broadband
It was announced in February that the Rock County Broadband Alliance Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) would be receiving $5 million in grant funds to expand Internet fiber and broadband services to unserved and underserved areas within Rock County....
opinion / editorials
March 17, 2015 - 8:29pm
March 16, 2015
State stars: Wolyniec, Bau claim state Triple 'A' titles
WORTHINGTON — Oliver Wolyniec of Worthington High School (WHS) was named the 2015 Class AA male recipient of the prestigious Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) statewide Triple “A” award at the organization’s 27th annual awards banquet in Minneapolis on Saturday. Joining...
news / education
March 16, 2015 - 8:33am
March 13, 2015
Just another day? Wait ... it's Pi Day
MOORHEAD — A day like this will not be repeated, at least not any time soon. Today, mathematicians, engineers and astronomers are all celebrating the little number that never ends. And while March 14 always gives them an excuse to eat pie, today is no ordinary Pi Day. “This...
March 13, 2015 - 9:45pm
March 9, 2015
Data: March 9, 2015
Accidents GEORGE, Iowa — The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help with a hit-and-run accident that occurred southwest of George during the night of March 7. On Sunday, at 1:19 p.m. the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office investigated a single motor vehicle...
March 9, 2015 - 9:18pm
Letter: Despite large surplus, let's remain responsible
Minnesota’s economy is back in the black. State budget experts recently announced that our state will face a $1.9 billion surplus for the fiscal year 2016-17 budget cycle, which gives lawmakers the information they need to begin the budget-setting process. It’s refreshing to...
opinion / letters
March 9, 2015 - 5:07pm
Letter: Local legislation moving forward in House talks
A number of bills important to southwestern Minnesotans are receiving favorable responses in the Minnesota House. This is the time of year when local bills begin to receive strong debate, and I’m pleased that several of them I’m sponsoring for our district are seeing positive...
opinion / letters
March 9, 2015 - 5:04pm
March 8, 2015
Bridge, road report is mixed for region
WORTHINGTON — Anyone has traveled on a roadway has likely encountered a road construction zone. Of that group, several have probably been annoyed by the slower speed, traffic buildup or any number of the negative connotations associated with road work. But what if it stopped? If...
March 8, 2015 - 9:24pm
South Dakota approves $7.7 million for Lewis & Clark
TEA, S.D. — The South Dakota House of Representatives on Thursday approved Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s Omnibus Water Bill (S.B. 173), which had previously been approved by the South Dakota Senate. The bill is now on Daugaard’s desk for his signature. The bill includes $7.7 million...
March 8, 2015 - 9:18pm
Abortion bills move to forefront
ST. PAUL — After simmering quietly in the background lately, abortion issues are set to take on new prominence this year at the Minnesota Capitol. With anti-abortion leaders back in charge of the Minnesota House, restrictions on abortion and abortion providers are winning...
news / politics
March 8, 2015 - 9:17pm
Officials hopeful that avian flu virus will be contained
GLENWOOD — Veterinarians and state health officials are keeping a close watch for any new outbreaks of a deadly avian flu virus that struck a Pope County turkey farm in late February. They’re hopeful, however, that the virus can be contained to the one barn where it was...
March 8, 2015 - 9:12pm
March 6, 2015
Slim production at Capitol as Legislature hits halfway mark
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Legislature is halfway through its 2015 session, with little to show for it. As usual. In the nine weeks under lawmakers’ belts, committees discussed hundreds of bills — 1,533 introduced by House members and 1,447 that have come from senators. Some...
news / politics
March 6, 2015 - 9:58pm
Pollution Control Agency nears midpoint of study on water quality
ST. PAUL — Everyone wants cleaner water in streams and lakes in Minnesota. How to get there is continuing to be a problem, but the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is about midway through a 10-year study of all 81 watersheds in the state. The water sampling and monitoring...
March 6, 2015 - 9:47pm
March 5, 2015
What is the real cost?
SIBLEY, Iowa — Last week, Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad signed into a law an increased gas excise tax. Motorists felt the effect at the pumps this week, with gas prices in Sibley reaching $2.39 for unleaded gasoline at Jackrabbit Junction. The increase is the first for the state...
March 5, 2015 - 8:29pm
Dayton seeks to give State of State address March 25
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has asked legislative leaders if they will allow him to deliver his annual State of the State address March 25. The governor is required to report to legislators about the condition of the state, and most governors have done it to a joint session...
March 5, 2015 - 7:59pm
March 4, 2015
Ex-Mayo doctor, former congressmen win regent seats
ST. PAUL — A just-retired Mayo Clinic doctor will serve a third term on the University of Minnesota Board of Regents after a joint House-Senate convention Wednesday night picked leaders of the state’s largest university. Patricia Simmons of Rochester, who recently retired from...
March 4, 2015 - 8:58pm