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Worthington plans bridge pillar to face Crailsheim
'Speak Up,' says law enforcement, in new effort to halt drunk driving
Presidential candidates gather at DNC meetings
MidAmerican Energy picks northwest Iowa for two wind farms
Amid backlash, Iowa co-op drops planned fee for solar hookup
Prep football: Worthington falls in game of inches
Prep football: Luverne holds off Windom Area; Adrian scores late
Iowa prep football: Harris-Lake Park devours North Iowa; Sibley-Ocheyedan rolls
Prep football: Pipestone Area grinds out thriller over Jackson County Central
Prep volleyball: Adrian sweeps Hendricks
Column: School year in Worthington's District 518 off to busy start
Column: One-term Biden could prove unbeatable
Column: Biden should run
Column: How to lift up America's middle class
Letter: Work continuing on research of old schools
Viola Ethel Bruxvoort
James Paul Morgan
Loretta M. Gengler
Yvonne (Vonnie) Einck
Column: Worthington's women helped build our economy
Religion briefs: Aug. 27
Looking Back: 1965 -- Several building projects in progress at Worthington schools
Column: Let's hope we keep horsin' around at the fair
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McGinty 90th birthday
Henning 50th anniversary
Harmon 50th anniversary
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August 16, 2015
Open wide: Bryan Broussard joins staff at AppleWhite Dental
WORTHINGTON —Bryan Broussard has been loving the small-town life of Worthington, but he hasn’t experienced a Minnesota winter yet. Broussard...
August 16, 2015 - 8:44pm
August 14, 2015
MNsure health insurance option offers COBRA alternative
ST. PAUL — People with COBRA health insurance plans will get a chance to switch starting Monday. MNsure, which offers health insurance options through the Affordable Care Act, will have a special enrollment period for them through Oct. 15, the Minnesota agency announced in a news...
August 14, 2015 - 9:36pm
August 13, 2015
Ventura says he hopes Trump wins
ST. PAUL — Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura said Wednesday that he’s rooting for Donald Trump to win the Republican nomination for president. The former professional wrestler also said he would be open to serving as Trump’s vice-presidential candidate. “I shocked my...
August 13, 2015 - 9:30pm
August 12, 2015
Supreme Court expands access for cameras in Minnesota courtrooms
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Supreme Court approved Wednesday the use of cameras inside criminal courtrooms on a limited basis, marking a significant development in a decades-long struggle between freedom of the press and the rights of defendants, victims and witnesses. On a split...
August 12, 2015 - 9:54pm
Minnesota, North Dakota reach reciprocity on concealed weapon licenses
BISMARCK — North Dakota and Minnesota have resolved a longstanding disagreement over reciprocity for concealed weapon licenses. North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem announced Wednesday that effective immediately, Minnesota will recognize Class 1 licenses from North Dakota...
August 12, 2015 - 9:27pm
Column: Rural broadband necessary, not just nice
ST. PAUL — In 1922, the Minneapolis Tribune ran an article touting the benefits of electricity. “Don’t sell your farm, but electrify it, is the message science sends to farmers. The day will come soon when farms are run by electricity, just as the other great industries are.”...
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August 12, 2015 - 5:02pm
August 9, 2015
Minnesota State Rep. David Dill dies at 60
ST. PAUL — State Rep. David Dill, who represented Northeastern Minnesota for more than a decade — and was described as a productive lawmaker...
August 9, 2015 - 8:21pm
August 6, 2015
Gas prices drop below $2 in Minnesota
DULUTH — If you haven’t taken that summer vacation yet, it may be the perfect time for a road trip: Gas prices are falling quickly across...
August 6, 2015 - 8:54pm
Klobuchar talks storm response with resort owners
NISSWA — U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., met with a roundtable of Brainerd-area resort executives Thursday to hear how they were battling...
August 6, 2015 - 8:52pm
Getting grayer: Minnesota lawmakers’ median age is a decade older than it was 20 years ago
ST. PAUL -- Slowly and with little notice, the Minnesota Legislature has been graying. This year, the median age of House members is 54, according to a Pioneer Press analysis. The median age of senators is 55. Twenty years ago, the median age for both was nearly a decade younger....
August 6, 2015 - 8:47pm
Free water conservation kits offered
WORTHINGTON — Minnesota Energy Resources is once again offering free water conservation kits to residents who purchase their natural gas through the company. The kits include low-flow shower heads and kitchen and bathroom faucet aerators. Jeff Larson, senior external affairs...
August 6, 2015 - 8:33pm
August 5, 2015
Two area delegates part of trade mission to Mexico
ST. PAUL — Two area residents will be among the 36 delegates representing Minnesota businesses, the state’s agriculture industry and education institutions accompanying Gov. Mark Dayton on a trade mission to Mexico City and Guadalajara. Glenn Thuringer, president of Bioverse...
August 5, 2015 - 9:30pm
August 4, 2015
Report breaks down inmate deaths
A recent report showed 38 inmates in North Dakota and 280 in Minnesota died from 2000 to 2013 while being held at jails and prisons. The Bureau of Justice Statistics report, released Tuesday outlined the number of inmate deaths nationwide during that time period. In North Dakota,...
August 4, 2015 - 8:15pm
August 3, 2015
Walleye working group has first meeting today
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leaders appointed members of a working group on the Mille Lacs walleye shortage in time for its first meeting Tuesday. Speaker of the Minnesota House Rep. Kurt Daudt, R-Crown, and Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk, D-Cook, announced their...
August 3, 2015 - 8:46pm
MORGAN — Minnesota Farmfest — the annual farm show that’s grown into both a state tradition and the nation’s third-largest outdoor ag show — returns this month to Morgan, with both new offerings and old favorites. “We’re excited. We’ve got some really, really great...
August 3, 2015 - 8:37pm