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Chillin' at Winterfest
Holiday music at Prairie in full swing
Chamber Singers to ring “The Bells of Christmas” at 2 p.m. Sunday
Time is of the essence
Fulda lights up the night
Luverne hockey tops Orono, S-O wrestlers take Okoboji Invite
Boys hockey: LSHSPTCUC score one for each letter in win over Trojans
Minnesota West basketball: Men pick up first win, women keep rolling
WHS basketball: Girls, boys sweep Windom Area on road
Boys basketball: MLA rallies
Column: Stepping out in faith
Column: After a mere 25 years, the triumph of the West is over
Column: The election really was rigged
Column: The post-truth era of politics
Column: Enrichment opportunities abound in 2017
Geneva J. Strolz
Homemade granola easier, more affordable than you think
PieLogNog: A holiday mashup of chocolate, salted caramel, eggnog and pecan pie
Change maker: Kevin Donovan pushes Worthington, and himself, to succeed
Our region was major supplier of early engines for Humvees
Disheveled Thelogian: A feast, a robbery and a reason to give thanks
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December 4, 2016
Who’s winning and losing in Minnesota’s 2016 economy?
ST. PAUL — The story of Minnesota’s economy in recent years has been similar to the national story: steady but slow growth. The state hasn’t suffered a recession — but it hasn’t boomed, either. But that steady growth hasn’t been spread evenly over Minnesota’s 5.4 million...
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November 20, 2016
Cheap gas, more travel for Thanksgiving
DULUTH, Minn. — Fueled by the cheapest November gas prices in years, Americans are expected to travel more for Thanksgiving this year than any year since before the Great Recession. AAA last week forecasted that 48.7 million Americans will travel for the holiday, the busiest Thanksgiving...
November 20, 2016 - 9:07pm
October 2, 2016
Minnesota voters will decide legislative pay issue this year
ST. PAUL — Christine Leitner of St. Paul showed up on the very first day the Ramsey County elections office opened for voting to cast her ballot since she’ll be vacationing out-of-state on Election Day. “I wanted to get it done as soon as possible so I didn’t forget,” she...
October 2, 2016 - 10:10pm
‘Do-nothing session’ could change control of MN Legislature
ST. PAUL — Motorists heading out of Willmar to St. Cloud or the Twin Cities can expect a couple of traffic jams. Minnesota 23 is a modern, four-lane road until it hits New London, then it bottlenecks down to two lanes to Paynesville, squeezing trucks, commuters and tourists into...
October 2, 2016 - 8:47pm
August 28, 2016
Many merchants still swiping long after deadline to switch to new credit, debit card technology
FARGO, N.D. -- They’re in most everyone’s wallets, but the next generation of credit and debit cards aren’t accepted everywhere -- long after the deadline for merchants to stop swiping and start reading chips. EMV cards, short for Europay-Mastercard-Visa, have been around since...
August 28, 2016 - 9:15pm
May 18, 2016
School board saves money, selects architect
WORTHINGTON — The District 518 school board discussed several items during its meeting Tuesday, including refinancing bonds that will save the district about $1.5 million, and also approved Wold Architects to design the proposed new high school. The board OK’d a resolution to...
May 18, 2016 - 1:14pm
May 4, 2016
Railroads promise more Minnesota safety money
ST. PAUL — Railroads carrying hazardous materials across Minnesota came forward Wednesday with a plan to pay more for safer road crossings...
May 4, 2016 - 9:01pm
April 12, 2016
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April 12, 2016 - 2:56pm
January 6, 2016
WPD issues alert on counterfeit bills
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Police Department sent out a notification Wednesday about counterfeit bills that are circulating in Worthington. The denomination of the bills that have been used are $20. The bills do not have watermarks when looked at in light, and some of the edges...
January 6, 2016 - 9:21pm
End-of-year moves may save you money
FARGO — The holidays are a busy time and plates get pretty full, literally and figuratively. So, just to pile on, here are a few more things you might consider getting done before the first of the year. On the bright side, taking time to make certain moves could mean more dollars...
December 6, 2015 - 4:28pm
October 25, 2015
Where the money goes: State lawmakers hit the road on bonding tours
ST. PAUL — It wasn’t your typical sight-seeing tour. During a visit to the medical examiner’s office in downtown Minneapolis last week, 20 members and staff of the Minnesota House Capital Investment Committee got to watch — at least those who could stomach the sight —...
October 25, 2015 - 8:58pm
September 21, 2015
Column: It's your money, and we want you to have it
By Mike Rothman ST. PAUL — With an estimated one in 20 Minnesotans having unclaimed property worth more than $100, the Minnesota Commerce Department was busy at this year’s Great Minnesota Get-Together helping fairgoers find their missing money. We even had special assistance...
September 21, 2015 - 2:31pm
June 8, 2015
Attorney General of Minnesota sues Epilepsy Foundation
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota’s attorney general is suing the Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota for continuing to do business with secondhand retail chain Savers and failing to tell donors how much money it receives from sales of donated clothes and household goods. The suit, which...
June 8, 2015 - 10:27pm
April 13, 2015
Transportation tweak ups rail safety money
ST. PAUL — A Republican transportation funding bill is being tweaked, including adding a bit of money for rail safety, while continuing ahead in the Minnesota House without raising taxes. Higher taxes would not be a good option, House Transportation Finance Chairman Tim Kelly,...
April 13, 2015 - 10:49pm
February 8, 2015
Minnesota law would help parents save for disabled children’s future
WHITE BEAR LAKE — Leslie Sieleni found out her son had Down syndrome when he was 5 days old. Now 14, Sean Sieleni talks about driving a car, going to college, living on his own and getting a job. His mom supports those dreams, but she worries. “He’s going into 10th grade...
February 8, 2015 - 9:14pm