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Woman’s robbery spree stopped by ex-husband
To close reading gap, train the tutors
Crash near Heron Lake
Patrol wants to find good Samaritan who helped drag injured man from burning semi
Better communications may mean safer oil trains
Cross country: Trojan runners are all set to go
Judge overturns Brady's 'Deflategate' suspension
Cross country: Rebel boys win Wolverine Invitational
Prep volleyball: Worthington grits out win over Fulda
Prep volleyball: Jackson County Central comes together for win
Column: Don-Don and the Trumpettes
Column: The silliest Clinton "scandal' yet
Letter: "These people" in UFCW understand proposal
Letter: Thanks expressed to developer for generosity
Column: Alaska's Mount McKinley is conservatives' newest molehill
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Vernice E. Ward
Religion briefs: Aug. 27
Column: A change of view
Looking Back: 2005 -- Area comes to aid in aftermath of Katrina
Column: Worthington's women helped build our economy
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August 31, 2015
Judge looks to settle dispute over breadth of WOTUS injunction
BISMARCK — A judge is looking to settle a dispute over whether his ruling Thursday that blocked a new federal clean-water rule from taking effect applies nationwide or only to North Dakota and the dozen other states that successfully moved to stop the rule. U.S. District Court...
August 31, 2015 - 9:09pm
SWMHP receives $3 million investment
SLAYTON — President Obama announced Monday that Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership (SWMHP) is one of six organizations selected to participate in the ArtPlace America Community Development Investments (CDI) program. Over the course of three years, SMHP will receive $3 million...
August 31, 2015 - 9:03pm
July 14, 2015
Oberstar tribute reaches president’s desk
WASHINGTON — The legislative move to rename the Chisholm Post Office in memory of former U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar has reached President Barack Obama’s desk. Oberstar, who passed away last year, was born in Chisholm and represented the people of northern Minnesota for 36 years. “Jim...
July 14, 2015 - 9:33pm
May 27, 2015
Farmers analyze new water rule: Does it go too far?
ST. PAUL — Farmers who worry that the federal government wants to regulate mud puddles on their land are examining a 297-page rule the Obama administration released Wednesday. The new water quality rule was not well received in farm country, but agriculture groups’ attorneys...
May 27, 2015 - 8:17pm
May 14, 2015
MN, ND delegation has mixed response to Norway ambassador pick
MINNEAPOLIS — U.S. senators representing North Dakota and Minnesota had a mixed reaction to President Obama’s nomination of Sam Heins to the post of ambassador to Norway. Minnesota Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, both Democrats, expressed support for the pick, which...
May 14, 2015 - 8:24pm
Meeting the president
WATERTOWN, S.D. — College graduation is a milestone in many lives, and having the President of the United States as a commencement speaker...
May 14, 2015 - 8:12pm
May 8, 2015
President uses graduation address to promote free community college tuition
WATERTOWN, S.D. — It’s all about family. That’s what President Barack Obama emphasized makes America strong when he spoke Friday during...
May 8, 2015 - 8:27pm
March 3, 2015
Netanyahu’s speech to Congress over impending Iran deal draws rebuke from Obama
WASHINGTON — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned the United States Tuesday that it was negotiating a bad deal with Iran that could...
March 3, 2015 - 9:34pm
February 15, 2015
Column: Crusaders and appeasers
WASHINGTON — His secretary of defense says “the world is exploding all over.” His attorney general says that the threat of terror “keeps me up at night.” The world bears them out. On Tuesday, American hostage Kayla Mueller is confirmed dead. On Wednesday, the U.S. evacuates...
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February 15, 2015 - 9:18pm
February 12, 2015
Education: The American dream
WORTHINGTON — When President Barack Obama announced during his State of the Union address last month his dream to see America’s high school...
February 12, 2015 - 8:46pm
February 11, 2015
War on the horizon?
WASHINGTON — U.S. President Barack Obama Wednesday sent Congress his long-awaited formal request to authorize military force against Islamic...
February 11, 2015 - 9:05pm
February 2, 2015
Obama proposes $3.99 trillion budget
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama Monday proposed a $3.99 trillion budget that drew scorn from Republicans and set up battles over tax reform,...
February 2, 2015 - 8:34pm
January 29, 2015
Senate passes Keystone XL bill with amendments
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate has passed its Keystone XL bill, but an anticipated veto is expected to rupture the pipeline project. Senators voted 62-36 on the bill Thursday to bypass the Obama administration’s review of the Keystone XL, five short of the number needed to overturn...
January 29, 2015 - 10:16pm
Democrats set high bar for supporting Obama on trade
PHILADELPHIA — Senior Democrats in the House of Representatives said Thursday they would insist President Barack Obama provide hard evidence that proposed free trade deals will boost median U.S. incomes, laying out tough terms to support his trade agenda. The demands, hours before...
January 29, 2015 - 8:47pm
January 26, 2015
Goal unveiled to move Medicare away from fee-for-service
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration Monday unveiled an ambitious plan to control health costs by moving the $2.9 trillion U.S. health systems away from costly fee-for-service medicine, beginning with the Medicare program for the elderly and disabled. By the end of 2018, Health...
January 26, 2015 - 7:52pm