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Winterfest Medallion Clue #2
Blandin Leadership group presents to council
Need for Speed
Dayton suggests gas tax increase
County eyes capital projects
Prep boys basketball: Boever shines in Worthington win over Ellsworth
Seahawks' Lynch: 'I'm here so I won't get fined'
Passionate Patriots owner Kraft speaks about 'Deflategate'
Seahawks' setup favored by Carroll
Prep girls basketball: Worthington knocks off Murray County Central
Column: A blueprint for success in 2015
Letter: A common-sense approach to energy policy
Letter: Bowled over by football -- literally
Letter: Stop creation of Internet 'slow lanes'
Letter: Look to commandments for answers
Judy & Bruce Schmidt
Allan (Al) Altnow
Raymond E. Barrett
Revving for retirement: Ricker leaves full-time ministry after almost 20 years at First Lutheran
Looking Back: 1940 -- Nobles County ranks among top flax producers in Minnesota
Looking Back: 1940 - Steamed turned into blades of new turbine at Worthington power plant
Column: On a mild, windy January day, some storm stories
Out & About: Jan. 16-31
Out and About
Ruesch 80th birthday
Altman 80th birthday
Hitzemann 85th birthday
Spessard 90th birthday
Hallstrom 99th birthday
Data: Jan. 26, 2015
Data: Jan. 25, 2015
Data: Jan. 23, 2015
School Board Work Session for January
Special School Board Meeting January
May 23, 2014
Shedding light on dark money
WASHINGTON — Big money is destined to remain part of American politics, absent a legislative revolution or constitutional amendment. But there is a crucial difference between big money and secret money. Two differences, actually. The first is chastening: Big money is troubling;...
May 23, 2014 - 9:54pm
Grandparents race to the rescue of college funds
NEW YORK — In an era of stagnant wages and rising prices, Americans are expected not only to pay the daily bills and save millions for retirement, but also put away enough for college for their kids. The only problem is that most people can't afford to save simultaneously on so...
May 23, 2014 - 9:27pm
Professor has cheap plan to stop invasive carp, but needs money now
ST. PAUL — The carp invading Minnesota up the Mississippi River can be stopped — at least for several years. It’ll only cost $60,000. But the man with the plan — University of Minnesota researcher Peter Sorensen — doesn’t have the money. And he needs it now for it...
April 23, 2014 - 8:10pm
February 20, 2014
Don’t forget your lunch money
WINDOM — A majority of public school districts in Minnesota deny hot lunch — or any lunch in some cases — to children who can’t afford it. In a survey released last week by Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid, 46 Minnesota school districts told Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid that they immediately...
February 20, 2014 - 9:22pm
July 15, 2013
On the right side of crime, Worthington Police come upon $16,000
WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington Police Department recently received $16,000 after confiscating $80,000 during a drug investigation led by the Federal Law Enforcement Agency last year. Worthington Police Sergeant Brett Wiltrout explained the Worthington Police Department received a...
news / police
July 15, 2013 - 11:28pm
October 7, 2012
Equipment upgrades help organization save energy and money
FULDA -- Interstate Power and Light Company, an Alliant Energy company, is helping an ethanol plant in southwestern Minnesota save energy with a new fan system. Heron Lake BioEnergy earned a substantial rebate check from Alliant Energy for work to convert its coal-fired boiler system...
news / business
October 7, 2012 - 11:54pm
September 26, 2012
Dancing for Stephanie
WORTHINGTON -- As she faces a recurrence of cancer, day-to-day life is filled with uncertainties for Stephanie Romero, 16, a junior at Worthington High School. But her spirits have been buoyed by the overwhelming support she's received from friends and family, students and staff. Her...
September 26, 2012 - 8:30pm
August 21, 2012
Rib cook-off raises money at fair
SLAYTON -- Eight teams participated in this year's Nobles Cooperative Electric's Rib Cook-Off on Saturday night at the Murray County Fair. Team Lorin blew the competition away by raising $1,700 by the end of the night, with some of the teams donating their money to it as well. When...
August 21, 2012 - 10:42pm
May 25, 2012
Push is on to get public works money
ST. PAUL -- A battle is ready to erupt as public agencies across Minnesota seek a relatively tiny amount of state money. Usually, public works funds such as those to fix public facilities, build trails, add to sewer systems and all kinds of other work are decided by the Legislature....
May 25, 2012 - 9:24pm
April 12, 2012
Sale raises money for Relay for Life
ROUND LAKE -- Farley's and Sathers Relay for Life team will have its second annual fundraising rummage sale and bake sale this weekend at the Round Lake American Legion. Hours will be 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. today and 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday with a bag sale from 10 a.m. to noon.
April 12, 2012 - 8:24pm
Worthington man jailed for stealing his own bond money
WORTHINGTON -- A Worthington man arrested in December for allegedly forging checks he had stolen from a family member is now back in jail for allegedly stealing his own bond payment. Charges of forgery and theft were filed this week in Nobles County District Court against Devon Allen...
January 12, 2012 - 8:15pm
November 22, 2011
County to seek advance in state money for roads
WORTHINGTON -- Nobles County Commissioners on Tuesday approved a request from Public Works Director Stephen Schnieder seeking an advance in 2013...
November 22, 2011 - 8:04pm
November 8, 2011
County approves money for mental health center offices
WORTHINGTON -- Nobles County Commissioners on Tuesday approved a $500,000 contribution to Southwestern Mental Health Center's plans for a new...
November 8, 2011 - 8:21pm
May 30, 2011
Man raises money to help poor in Mexico
MILFORD, Iowa -- Just about every May, Paul "Jak" Eich packs up his car and heads north from his current home in Mexico to his former home area of southwest Minnesota-northwest Iowa. The purpose of this trip isn't just to reconnect with family and friends. He also hopes to raise money...
May 30, 2011 - 8:14pm
May 13, 2011
Cop on Top to raise money for Special Olympics Minnesota
WORTHINGTON -- If you happen to be driving past Hy-Vee toward the end of the month and see a person standing on top of the building, don't panic....
May 13, 2011 - 8:35pm