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Far out: “Space School Musical” lands in Worthington
Minnesota leaders look for $9 million for 2014 disasters
Worthington Country Club gets new life
Living with diabetes
Teenagers, who had guns, arrested after home invasion in Alexandria
Boys basketball: Pipestone Area clips Worthington
High school boys basketball: Recker drops 26 points for Adrian
High school girls basketball: Balanced Southwest improves to 5-0
Prep hockey: Windom Area falls twice
Girls basketball: Trojan girls finish strong
Column: Elizabeth Warren, godmother of sorts
Column: Worthington Christian School offering program tonight on 'The Trees of Christmas'
Letter: Letter on Christmas wasn't meant to be negative
Column: Energy industry -- CO2 is good for us
Column: Talk about a wildfire
Cyril F. Gengler
Robert "Biff" Ervin Nutt
Teresa Marie Stofferan
David Dale Julius
The pageantry of it all
Looking Back: 1964 - Armour helps Worthington hit employment high
HO, HO, HO: Koster has jolly time standing in for Santa
Column: Preservation -- the gift that keeps history alive
Genuine Author: Doug Wolter celebrates publication of first novel
Out and About
Probst 80th birthday
Schubert 90th birthday
Amundson 100th birthday
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December 7, 2014
Two dead, three injured in northern MN fire
DEER RIVER — Two people died in a fire early Saturday at a home in northeastern Cass County, authorities reported Sunday. Three other people escaped with minor injuries from the rural Deer River residence, the Cass County Sheriff’s Office reported. According to the sheriff’s...
December 7, 2014 - 8:19pm
October 5, 2014
Minnesota ranked No. 3 for teacher opportunities
MOORHEAD — Minnesota is the No. 3 state in the nation in the WalletHub website’s recent rankings of the best and worst states for teachers. North Dakota, however, is 38th in the rankings, which aim to identify states that offer teachers the best opportunities in the U.S. ...
October 5, 2014 - 8:09pm
August 21, 2014
State launches pollinator education effort
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Dave Frederickson promises to plant more flowers. It is part of a new program his department launched Thursday at the State Fair to encourage Minnesotans to provide good homes to bees, wasps, butterflies and other insects that pollinate...
August 21, 2014 - 8:23pm
July 16, 2014
Column: MNsure report ignores key facts
PRESTON — Recently, Gov. Mark Dayton and Democrats in control of the state legislature touted a preliminary report from the University of Minnesota’s State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC) that purports to show a significant drop in the number of Minnesotans without...
July 16, 2014 - 8:46pm
MN farm taxes expected to rise
ST. PAUL — Although many Minnesota property owners could see some tax relief this year, farmers can expect higher taxes for at least the next two years. “What I am hearing is it is making it much more difficult to do business as a farmer,” Rep. Paul Marquart, D-Dilworth,...
July 16, 2014 - 8:26pm
July 6, 2014
Minnesota’s natural observers
ST. PAUL — In the name of science, Minnesotans are counting loons at the lake cabin, listening for frogs and peering at milkweed for monarch caterpillars. They’re catching dragonflies, measuring the clarity of local streams and noting the date when the first lilacs bloom. Using...
July 6, 2014 - 9:27pm
June 25, 2014
More than balancing the books
WORTHINGTON — Minnesota State Auditor DFL candidate Matt Entenza came from humble beginnings here in Worthington, where he was raised by his mother and grandmother. Entenza was back in his hometown Wednesday as part of his campaign tour across southwest Minnesota to discuss the...
June 25, 2014 - 7:56pm
June 15, 2014
Out with the old
SCANDIA — Curt Richter has found a future for Minnesota’s past. He exports old barns and log houses to other states, where they are rebuilt. His business, Rustic Innovations, is one of several that restore historic Minnesota farm buildings — and deliver them anywhere. “This...
June 15, 2014 - 8:44pm
June 10, 2014
Super Bowl benefits outweigh NFL’s demands, Dayton says
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton said Tuesday that the requests the NFL makes of Super Bowl host cities are “way overboard” but that those issues are outweighed by the benefits of bringing the game to town. “I don’t think anybody needs free bowling alleys. Anybody who can...
June 10, 2014 - 8:56pm
June 2, 2014
2014 election campaigns off and running
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s 2014 election campaign really got under way Monday. Republicans were looking to make a dent in Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party domination of state government, while Democrats sought ways to keep almost total power in state government. Both sides expressed...
June 2, 2014 - 9:24pm
May 29, 2014
Republicans look for an opening
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Republicans are looking for any opportunity to get a foothold in a state government dominated by Democrats. Sen. Scott Newman announced Thursday that he is seeking to upset two-term Democratic Attorney General Lori Swanson and become the first Republican...
May 29, 2014 - 7:59pm
May 28, 2014
Value of GOP endorsement to be tested
ROCHESTER — The Minnesota Republican Party’s process for endorsing candidates is at a tipping point. The 2,200 delegates to the GOP state convention this weekend in Rochester must show they can endorse candidates for governor and U.S. senator who are capable of winning elections....
May 28, 2014 - 9:12pm
May 23, 2014
MN political conventions provide interesting about-face
ST. PAUL — People attending next weekend’s Minnesota state political conventions may wonder if they are in the right place. Democratic-Farmer-Labor party delegates meet in Duluth, while Republicans are packing their bags for Rochester. But once in place, delegates may discover...
May 23, 2014 - 9:08pm
May 22, 2014
Zellers decides on running mate, not convention
MOORHEAD — Minnesota Republican governor candidate Kurt Zellers Thursday announced his running mate, Perham’s Dean Simpson, but he said he still does not know if he will seek the state convention endorsement or just go directly to the summer primary election. Grocery store...
May 22, 2014 - 7:56pm
Indian veterans get Minnesota Capitol honor
ST. PAUL — American Indians volunteer for the U.S. military in higher percentages than any other ethnic group, and now Minnesota officially recognizes that accomplishment. At the conclusion of a Thursday ceremony in front of the state Capitol, Chairwoman Erma Vizenor of the White...
May 22, 2014 - 7:54pm