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1939: Chautauqua pavilion to be razed
Looking Back: 2004 -- Hurricane-force winds flatten crops
Column: The wayward days of hemp growers and bootleggers
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Westman 109th birthday
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August 7, 2014
Letter: Hagedorn would work hard, offer expertise
By Fred Lenz, St. James August 12 marks a day of decision in the direction that our country and the 1st District will be going. Under our current administration and Rep. Tim Walz, we have been burdened by rules and regulations and laws that have crippled our country and our economy....
opinion / letters
August 7, 2014 - 5:04pm
August 5, 2014
Klobuchar talks flood damage
WORTHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) met with officials Tuesday from Rock, Nobles, Jackson and Murray counties for an update on the recent flood damage as part of her three-day Growing Minnesota tour. Klobuchar began the meeting by saying the federal government declared...
August 5, 2014 - 8:18pm
August 3, 2014
Fifty-five for Five
ADRIAN — The Minnesota American Legion Riders fifth annual Legacy Run rolled on through Post 32 in Adrian on Saturday morning. The event is hosted to raise money for the American Legion Legacy Scholarship fund set up to ensure that military service children who are suddenly...
August 3, 2014 - 7:46pm
August 1, 2014
Column: The people who make community schools work
By MICHAEL DIEDRICH, Minnesota 2020 ST. PAUL — Five years ago, I was getting ready to teach at Brooklyn Center High School. Both during my time there and in the years afterward, one of the aspects of the school that has stuck with me the most is its commitment to being a full-service...
opinion / columns
August 1, 2014 - 9:36pm
July 31, 2014
Laws include measure to fight synthetic drugs
ST. PAUL — Synthetic drugs will be a bit easier to fight beginning today. They can be handled much like other illegal drugs under one of...
July 31, 2014 - 8:56pm
New Minnesota laws take effect today
ERIN TRESTER firstname.lastname@example.org WORTHINGTON — A string of new laws passed during the 2014 legislation go into effect today. Wages Under new legislation, the state’s minimum hourly wage will increase to $8 from $6.15, moving up to $9.50 by 2016. Businesses with gross annual...
July 31, 2014 - 8:53pm
Court allows childcare union vote
ST. PAUL — A federal court Thursday said a vote to organize a union for some Minnesota home day care providers can be scheduled. The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed of two lawsuits filed to block the drive. However, opponents of the union said the decision only slows their...
July 31, 2014 - 8:51pm
July 30, 2014
Minnesota DFLers plan response to Hobby Lobby ruling
DULUTH — Minnesota DFLers unveiled plans Wednesday to introduce a bill that would require most employers’ insurance plans to pick up the tab for employees’ birth control. During a visit to Duluth on Wednesday afternoon, House Majority Leader Erin Murphy, DFL-St. Paul, laid...
July 30, 2014 - 8:29pm
GOP candidates spar at debate
ST. PAUL — Republican candidates for Minnesota governor came out swinging in a broadcast debate Wednesday, arguing over idealistic visions versus the practical realities of running a divided state government. First-time candidate Scott Honour said he would make the biggest and...
July 30, 2014 - 8:23pm
Data: July 30, 2014
Ambulance WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Ambulance was dispatched at 3:02 p.m. Wednesday to the 1100 block of Ryan’s Road to assist an adult female having a diabetic reaction. Police BREWSTER — The Nobles County Sheriff’s Office investigated a possible scam reported at...
July 30, 2014 - 8:11pm
July 28, 2014
A new coalition of Minnesota food and farm groups is asking state legislative candidates to pledge their support for agriculture. The coalition, known as A Greater Minnesota, developed its five-point Minnesota Farm and Food Pledge. The goal is raising awareness, particularly among...
July 28, 2014 - 9:47pm
Editorial: Safer than you may think
Some who live outside Worthington have an image of this community being overrun with public safety problems and, as a result, stay away. A recent survey, however, shows this perception to be off-target. A recent survey published on the Movoto Real Estate blog (movoto.com) lists the...
opinion / editorials
July 28, 2014 - 5:21pm
July 27, 2014
Which one will take on Dayton?
It will be a political phenomenon like nothing Minnesotans have experienced in decades: a wide-open, four-candidate Republican primary election for governor Aug. 12. “We’re in uncharted waters,” said candidate Kurt Zellers. After the GOP endorsed losing candidates in the...
July 27, 2014 - 8:44pm
July 25, 2014
Grant gives boost to Southwest Crisis Center
WORTHINGTON — The Southwest Crisis Center in Worthington welcomed Julie Fast last week to her new position as regional navigator serving 18 counties in southwest Minnesota. Fast, a native of Mountain Lake, has worked in different capacities at the Southwest Crisis Center for...
July 25, 2014 - 10:16pm
White House touts rural investment fund
DON DAVIS Forum News Service ST. PAUL — The Obama administration says it is trying to connect people with money to those in rural America who need funds. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, a former Iowa governor, announced that the administration is setting up a $10 billion...
news / politics
July 25, 2014 - 10:12pm