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SWMHP hoping to move forward with rental units
Ellsworth teacher/coach charged following board meeting
Hog farm expansion draws ire
Neighbors speak out against planned recovery center
Minnesota lawmakers consider GMO label
Prep track: Cardinals, Trojans rule in Worthington
Prep baseball: Adrian beats Worthington in wild finish
Prep softball: Pipestone Area controls Windom Area
Prep golf: Fifth score decides Adrian-Fulda match
Boys tennis: Johnson finds the net, advances to 7-0
Column: Once again, the zealots win
Column: Grandmother Hillary
Column: Grandmother Hillary
Column: No stopping Justice Ginsburg
Column: Engineering away consumer and states' rights
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Olaf George Matson
Leona Esther Onken
Evelyn Marie (Tharp) Reiste
Dorothy "Ardis" Williams
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Looking Back: 1964 - Open house at new YMCA pool
Column: From Stefanson to Swanberg, and to Worthington
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Puck 80th birthday
Larson 90th birthday
Arends 100th birthday
Maras 60th anniversary
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March 25, 2014
Rock-Nobles Community Corrections keeping tabs on 1,000 offenders
WORTHINGTON — On any given day, the 11 staff members of the Rock-Nobles Community Corrections office have approximately 1,000 clients — both adults and juveniles — with whom they are in contact. “That’s in both Rock and Nobles counties, and the severity and amount...
March 25, 2014 - 1:53pm
Long road leads to success for Cordova
WORTHINGTON — Cynthia Cordova still recalls the first time she saw snow. It was 1996, and she was the 16-year-old daughter of a migrant worker from Texas who, after years of shuttling seasonally between there and the Del Monte plant in Sleepy Eye, finally decided to stay put. Nearly...
March 25, 2014 - 1:49pm
March 24, 2014
Delivering a positive message of animal agriculture
WORTHINGTON — When Lance Baumgard joined the faculty at the University of Arizona after earning his PhD in animal science, he was inundated with messages from his colleagues in the human nutrition department that “people need to start eating less animal food products.” The...
March 24, 2014 - 10:45pm
March 21, 2014
Old Worthington outdoor pool site gets OK for potential new library location
WORTHINGTON — The First National Bank in Minneapolis, the trustee for the E.O. Olson Trust that owns the land where Worthington’s former outdoor swimming pool was located, has notified the city it has no interest in the land. The notification opens the door for Nobles County...
March 21, 2014 - 10:12pm
March 20, 2014
Pheasants Forever, partners purchase $852,000 parcel
WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Pheasants Forever Chapter, in partnership with a multitude of local and state agencies, purchased a 147-acre parcel — its 32nd land acquisition — at auction Monday to expand its wildlife habitat corridor in Bigelow Township, south of Worthington. Purchased...
March 20, 2014 - 9:41pm
March 17, 2014
Column: After decade of steep hikes, overall property tax dropping
By DISTRICT 4B REP. PAUL MARQUART ST. PAUL — When Minnesotans last saw property tax stability, Daunte Culpepper led the Vikings, Kelly Clarkson became the first “American Idol” and “Spider-Man” topped the box office charts. The year was 2002. Fast forward to 2014. We...
opinion / columns
March 17, 2014 - 4:31pm
March 12, 2014
Stories behind the numbers
WORTHINGTON — From 2009 to 2011, Nobles County had the state’s second highest pregnancy rate for girls between ages 15 to 19, according to Teenwise Minnesota Executive Director Judith Kahn. To address this issue, Teenwise Minnesota and Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council...
March 12, 2014 - 8:48pm
March 7, 2014
New Nobles County assessor begins duties
WORTHINGTON — After more than 11 years as a deputy assessor in Murray and Pipestone counties, Pam Friesen is excited about her career advancement to Nobles County Assessor. She was officially appointed to the post Tuesday by Nobles County commissioners, and went to work that...
March 7, 2014 - 10:04pm
Data: March 8, 2014
Accidents MAGNOLIA — The Minnesota State Patrol responded to a rollover crash at 1:42 a.m. Friday on Interstate 90. The driver sustained no injuries, and the passenger sustained non-life threatening injuries. The Rock County Ambulance also assisted at the scene. SANBORN — The...
March 7, 2014 - 9:34pm
March 3, 2014
Data: March 3, 2014
Accidents WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Police Department responded to a crash at 5:15 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of Oxford Street and Clifton Avenue. An adult male was arrested. WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Police Department responded to a crash at the intersection of...
March 3, 2014 - 10:33pm
Water and Light Commission hears water update
WORTHINGTON — Scott Hain knocked on the wooden table sitting in front of him. “Fortunately, the breaks and freeze ups have taken a little hiatus,” said Hain, General Manager of Worthington Public Utilities, as he presented to the Water and Light Commission Monday afternoon....
March 3, 2014 - 10:21pm
February 24, 2014
Data: Feb. 24, 2014
Accidents BIGELOW — The Nobles County Sheriff’s Department investigated a report of a semi in the ditch at 10:15 p.m. Sunday on Highway 59. Fire WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at 9:04 p.m. Sunday at the Atrium. Police WORTHINGTON...
February 24, 2014 - 9:33pm
February 21, 2014
Blizzard leaves many in area stranded
ERIN TRESTER email@example.com WORTHINGTON — The worst is over. We hope. Southwest Minnesota was rocked Thursday night by winds as up to 45 mph in some areas, and some towns saw as much as five inches of snowfall. Roads were in such severe conditions that the Minnesota Department...
February 21, 2014 - 9:50pm
Data: Feb. 22, 2014
Accidents RUSHMORE — The Nobles County Sheriff’s Office responded to a crash involving a semi that jackknifed a vehicle at 7:43 p.m. Thursday on Interstate 90. PIPESTONE — The Minnesota State Patrol responded to a rollover at 4:31 a.m. Friday on U.S. 75 north of Pipestone....
data / police
February 21, 2014 - 9:34pm
February 17, 2014
EQIP to fund water projects
WORTHINGTON — Landowners in Nobles, Rock, Pipestone, Murray and Cottonwood counties who have agricultural land within a Drinking Water Supply Management Area (DWSMA) now have added access to funds for implementation of water quality improvement projects. The Minnesota Department...
February 17, 2014 - 9:19pm