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It's tractors, trains and traditions at annual Pioneer Village Fourth of July event
Freedom Days brings Fourth fun to George
Liberal Sanders draws sizable crowd in conservative country
Louisana governor takes aim at Obama, national debt
Amateur baseball: Cubs overcome Lakers in see-saw battle
Legion baseball: Slayton beats HL-O in 10
Legion baseball: Pipestone dispatches Post 5 in six
Zach Hacker: Football starting early this year
Scott Rall: The cling-ons are soon to arrive
Column: Two tales of quiet heroism
Column: A historically bad deal
'Labor Corner' Column: Singing a union song
Column: Momentum on Obama's side
Column: Michelle Obama's evolution
Lewis Kermit Amundson
Luella W. Gaiser
Lila M. Lee
Richard "Dick" G. Lesch
The Barn at Corabelle
Column: Strolling through Millard Walker Park's history
Column: For the love of a blanket named Blue
Religion briefs: July 2
Looking Back: 2010 -- At least four tornadoes hit Sibley area
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Leinen 60th anniversary
Bakker 75th birthday
Jansen 85th birthday
Larson 90th birthday
Meester 60th anniversary
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July 1, 2015
Abortions saw slight, rare rise in 2014
ST. PAUL — Minnesota health officials said Wednesday that abortions performed in the state rose 2.2 percent last year, the first increase since 2006. According to a Department of Health report, 10,123 abortions were performed in 2014, up from 9,903 in the previous year. In 2006,...
July 1, 2015 - 9:02pm
Simon helps boost Safe at Home
The position of Minnesota Secretary of State is commonly equated, first and foremost, with the state’s election process. Steve Simon, who was elected to the post this past November, wants folks to know there’s far more to his office. Simon, who visited the Daily Globe on Monday,...
opinion / editorials
July 1, 2015 - 5:18pm
State honors 222 farms in 2015
WORTHINGTON — More than 220 Minnesota farms will be recognized this year as Century Farms. Among them are 26 farms from the six counties of far southwest Minnesota — Rock, Nobles, Jackson, Cottonwood, Murray and Pipestone. In order to qualify for the Century Farm honor, each...
news / agriculture
July 1, 2015 - 4:08pm
June 30, 2015
Minnesotans have positive view of cops, survey says
A police association-commissioned survey about attitudes toward police found what the group’s leaders called “an overwhelmingly positive view of local law enforcement” in Minnesota despite clashes and controversies nationwide. The results contrast with a national Gallup survey...
June 30, 2015 - 9:38pm
Highly anticipated medical marijuana law takes effect
MINNEAPOLIS — There won’t be thousands gathered on the steps of the state capitol with signs and banners, nor will there be a plume of pungent,...
June 30, 2015 - 9:37pm
June 29, 2015
Trooper charged with going 94 in 55 zone
ST. PAUL — The trooper who has been the Minnesota State Patrol’s face in western Minnesota faces charges of driving 94 miles per hour in a 55 zone. Sgt. Jesse Grabow has served as public information officer, but his duties will be handled by other troopers during an internal...
June 29, 2015 - 9:37pm
Fleeing homicide suspects caught in Minnesota
CASS LAKE — Two suspects who fled Colorado after the death of their 4-week-old daughter were apprehended without incident Monday in northern Minnesota. According to a press release from Parachute, Colo., Police Chief Cary Parmenter, the Cass County Sheriff’s Office and Leech...
June 29, 2015 - 9:22pm
June 28, 2015
Minnesota tackles teachers gap
Minnesota is taking aim at social and institutional forces that put the least experienced and least qualified teachers in the state’s neediest schools. Majority-white schools in Minnesota have half as many nontenured teachers as schools with large numbers of black, Asian, Hispanic...
June 28, 2015 - 8:48pm
Minnesota sets standard for business, report says
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota has long been recognized as a great place for hockey and manners, but a recent report places the North Star state above all its peers as the top state for business. CNBC’s annual rankings of states by multiple factors placed Minnesota ahead of Texas...
June 28, 2015 - 8:35pm
June 26, 2015
Fulda Heritage Society gets grant
FULDA — A grant for $50,000 to the Fulda Heritage Society for construction of a new display area in Fulda for historic items has been included in this year’s Legacy Funding Bill, District 22 Sen. Bill Weber, R-Luverne, announced in a Friday press release. The bill was passed...
June 26, 2015 - 9:38pm
Column: Greater Minnesota will benefit from new state budget laws
By DISTRICT 16B REP. PAUL TORKELSON HANSKA — After years of being left behind at the hands of big-city lawmakers, Minnesota House Republicans insisted on prioritizing Greater Minnesota this session while crafting a new state budget. You can see the results in nearly every budget...
opinion / columns
June 26, 2015 - 9:30pm
Column: New memorial to Minnesota war families is inspiring
WORTHINGTON — I believe the stories of Americans spitting on returning Vietnam war veterans and calling them names is a myth. Oh — I don’t doubt such a thing happened. In a land of 330 million people, you can find someone who will do any outrageous thing. A crazed young man...
lifestyles / reminiscing
June 26, 2015 - 9:29pm
June 22, 2015
Column: 'Our broken roads are broke'
By CHRISTOPHER N. SHOFF, Association of Minnesota Counties ALBERT LEA — As the 2015 session finally came to a close, the Legislature was once again unable to come to agreement on a comprehensive transportation bill. This has become an annual disappointment for the members of...
opinion / columns
June 22, 2015 - 9:50pm
AgweekTV: RDO owner Ron Offutt speaks exclusively to AgweekTV
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June 22, 2015 - 7:00am
June 21, 2015
Deadly year thus far for MInnesota motorcyclists
ST. PAUL — Motorcycle rider deaths in Minnesota are up 56 percent compared to this time last year. Twenty-five riders have died on Minnesota roads so far in 2015, compared to 16 last year. In 14 of the deaths, the motorcyclist wasn’t wearing a helmet. Another major factor in...
June 21, 2015 - 9:08pm