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Worthington sees about four inches, far less than predicted
DNR seeks to increase license fees
WMS seeking volunteers to assist EL efforts
ALC students share their experiences with state representatives
Black History Month celebration is on Sunday
Wrestling: MW's Lamont Cannon two-time All-American
High school sports roundup: Red Rock Central tops Fulda
Wrestling: Eight Trojans advance to Section 3AA semifinals
Les Knutson: From Granite Falls to New Richland watching high school basketball
Gymnastics: Trojans compete at third-consecutive state gymnastics meet
Column: Plenty of art activities in District 518 classrooms
Column: At CPAC, conservatism betrayed
Wishing loved one could let go of life should not bring guilty feelings
As Others See It: Kill Legislature’s secret-meeting exemption
Column: Enemies of the American people?
Dean Juit Frantsen
Robert "Bob" Reed Prahm
Richard Robert Mork
Robert "Bob" Reed Prahm
Luverne native succeeding as professional mountain bike racer
Column: Adventures of that Hardy boy were the stuff of legend
Disheveled Theologian: Ornithology 101
2012: Kusz appointed Nobles County Attorney
Column: Worthington’s first Shorty — A colorful life and a sad end
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Meester 60th Anniversary
Birth: Feb. 18, 2017
Coyer 100th birthday
Data: Feb. 25, 2017
Regular School Board Meeting January Minutes
Data: Feb. 24, 2017
Data: Feb. 23, 2017
Data: Feb. 22, 2017
Weather delaying newspaper delivery
February 27, 2015
Some Minnesota highways will get higher speed limits
ST. PAUL — Speed limits on some northern and western Minnesota highways will be getting an increase, the Minnesota Department of Transportation says. About 340 miles of two-lane highways will increase from 55 mph to 60 mph. The changes come as part of a 2014 legislative mandate...
February 27, 2015 - 9:49pm
February 17, 2015
Truck driver fined for hauling zebra mussels
WINONA — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has issued a civil citation and a $500 fine to a construction company truck driver for transporting zebra mussels. In mid-December, Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) and contract inspectors found dead zebra mussels...
February 17, 2015 - 8:39pm
February 12, 2015
State helps fund Safe Routes to School
WORTHINGTON — The Minnesota Department of Transportation announced Tuesday the recipients of $250,000 in Safe Routes to School grants, which support walking and biking programs at K-12 schools in Minnesota, and District 518 schools will reap some of the benefits. The grants...
February 12, 2015 - 8:42pm
February 3, 2015
Bids for government center stairwell higher than anticipated
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County commissioners Tuesday tabled discussion on bids received for the replacement of staircases in the Nobles County Government Center’s four stairwells. The lowest of three bids for the project was $438,700. Nobles County Administrator Tom Johnson said...
February 3, 2015 - 7:47pm
January 14, 2015
MnDOT plans U.S. 59 reconstruction
MANKATO — Landowners with drain tile concerns along U.S. 59 near Iowa are asked to contact the hydraulics engineer at the Minnesota Department of Transportation by May 1. MnDOT plans to resurface U.S. 59 from the Iowa border to the junction with Minnesota 60 in 2016. The project...
January 14, 2015 - 9:05pm
January 9, 2015
Jackson considers roundabout on U.S. 71, Industrial Park
JACKSON — Residents in the city of Jackson are being asked to share their input with city leaders on a proposed plan by the Minnesota Department of Transportation to construct a roundabout on U.S. 71 at Jackson County 38 (Industrial Park). Earlier this week, MnDOT Project...
January 9, 2015 - 10:09pm
December 22, 2014
U.S. 71 construction schedule to be discussed at Jan. 6 meeting
JACKSON — In an effort to reduce the duration of detours for the work planned on U.S. 71 in Jackson from two seasons to one, the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) is exploring options with the city of Jackson and will be in attendance at the Jan. 6 Jackson City Council...
December 22, 2014 - 9:27pm
December 10, 2014
One-day detour for Highway 86 railroad crossing repair
MANKATO — Minnesota 86 at the junction of Minnesota 60, near Wilder, will be detoured Friday for track repair by the Union Pacific Railroad. The UP Railroad will be setting up a detour, and motorists are advised to watch for signs. The railroad estimates that Minnesota 86 will...
December 10, 2014 - 9:42pm
Energy leaders hope polar vortex stays north
ST. PAUL — Minnesota is one polar vortex away from a winter energy crisis. With a warm-up predicted for coming days, bitter cold may be a memory, but experts say propane and wood for heating and coal for generating electricity could be in short supply if this winter begins to...
December 10, 2014 - 9:11pm
October 13, 2014
MnDOT to use new terms for winter road conditions
ST. PAUL — Travelers may have a better understanding of road conditions using the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s new winter road condition descriptions on the 511mn.org website and smartphone app. The old winter road descriptions were “good,” “fair,” “difficult”...
October 13, 2014 - 8:40pm
October 9, 2014
MnDOT offers Safe Routes grants
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Transportation is offering $1.25 million in Safe Routes to School grant funds for projects that will help more children safely walk and bicycle to school. Applications are due Jan. 9 and are available at www.dot.state.mn.us/saferoutes. Minnesota...
October 9, 2014 - 7:53pm
August 20, 2014
Minnesota traffic deaths surpass 200 for 2014
WORTHINGTON — Preliminary reports released Monday show that two motorcycle fatalities — one last week in Wright County, and one Sunday night in Rochester — have contributed to 204 people losing their lives on Minnesota roads so far in 2014. The number of deaths is 16 fewer than...
August 20, 2014 - 8:26pm
August 18, 2014
Caution! New signs ahead
WORTHINGTON — Following successful implementation near Mankato, motorists in the southwest portion of the state will soon see new dynamic message signs constructed along two major traffic corridors. The electronic signs will offer real-time information to drivers during emergencies....
August 18, 2014 - 8:07pm
July 11, 2014
Letter: Alert driving improves safety for all road users
By Dr. Edward Ehlinger, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Health; Mona Dohman, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Public Safety; and Charlie Zelle, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Transportation The tragic death last week of a mother bicycling with her two young children...
July 11, 2014 - 8:11pm
July 8, 2014
WORTHINGTON — With the completion of Minnesota 60 through Worthington and reconstruction of Nobles County State Aid Highway 35 in recent years, Public Works Director Stephen Schnieder asked county commissioners Tuesday for permission to have the Minnesota Department of Transportation...
July 8, 2014 - 9:52pm