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WHS hockey: Waseca sweeps hockey doubleheader in Worthington
MW basketball: Bluejays win, Lady Jays fall against MState-Fergus Falls
Boys basketball: Trojans turn up the heat in second half
Column: What happened to the honeymoon?
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Francis "Fritz" Fett
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A fast-food salad you’ll want to make at home
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Paulzines embrace adoption, finalize fourth in November
Disheveled Theologian: A 'd-icey' adventure
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Five generations: Ebeling family
Wachter 95th birthday
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Public Notice of operating budge for 2017 fiscal year
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Notice and order for hearing on petition for descent of property of Judy L. Anderson
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
June 17, 2014
LEOTA — Like many farmers with crops under water or obliterated by hail, Harley Buys of rural Edgerton is in limbo. “Everything we farm...
June 17, 2014 - 9:54pm
March 11, 2014
MnDOT plow driver rescues man trapped in car filled with snow
EVANSVILLE — It’s not always a squad car, firetruck or ambulance that comes to the rescue. Sometimes, an everyday hero shows up in a big...
March 11, 2014 - 9:05pm
February 4, 2014
MnDOT plans traffic detour during $14 million Minnesota 62 project
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County commissioners approved an agreement with the Minnesota Department of Transportation during their meeting Tuesday as MnDOT wants to utilize Nobles County State Aid Highway 16 as a detour route during a pavement rehabilitation project on Minnesota...
February 4, 2014 - 9:51pm