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Early Risers Kiwanis donates hospital dolls
New work at an old building: Ocheyedan Town Hall renovations are underway
Area woman helps pen memoir on family farm
Ready to get its kicks: Construction of new soccer fields finished
First-ever WHS Snowcoming celebrates students in winter activities
Wolter: Riding the insane NFL roller-coaster
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
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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September 26, 2012
Letter: Stop the smear, support Oberloh
Working alongside Mayor Alan Oberloh of Worthington as a fellow mayor, I know firsthand that he has been an honorable and effective leader, fighting to keep property taxes down and bring economic growth to our region. That's why I'm disgusted that out-of-state special interests are...
September 26, 2012 - 12:00am
September 25, 2012
Editorial: It's fall - and campaign season
This past Saturday marked the first day of fall. Wednesday, meanwhile -- in its way -- marks the unofficial start of campaign season in southwest Minnesota. A candidates' forum Wednesday, which is being coordinated by the SW/WC Service Cooperative, will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at...
September 25, 2012 - 12:00am
August 17, 2012
Klobuchar, Walz to visit Worthington on Monday
WORTHINGTON -- Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Rep. Tim Walz will host a meeting with Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Michael Connor and local officials...
August 17, 2012 - 9:53pm
Matt in the hat
WORTHINGTON -- Matthew Widboom's name was drawn from a hat in a 10 a.m. meeting of the Nobles County Canvassing Board Friday to break a tie in...
August 17, 2012 - 9:32pm
August 16, 2012
Letter: Former state senator supporting Oberloh
I was proud to serve in the Minnesota State Senate for 23 years. It was a privilege to earn the trust of my constituents, and I never once forgot them. This year, I am supporting Alan Oberloh for state senate because he has a record of getting the job done and always putting constituents...
August 16, 2012 - 12:00am
August 2, 2012
Hamilton receives CGMC award
ST. PAUL -- Rep. Rod Hamilton was recognized by the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) July 26 during the Coalition's three-day summer...
August 2, 2012 - 9:36pm
Editorial: Oberloh's honor is earned
The importance of preserving of LGA was stressed in a Wednesday editorial, and today we'd like to applaud a man who has worked hard on its behalf...
August 2, 2012 - 12:00am
June 5, 2012
Editorial: Qualified candidates keep coming forward
First, it was Worthington Mayor Alan Oberloh announcing he would seek the Minnesota District 22 Senate seat as a DFL candidate. Next, within days of each other, two more Democrats formally threw their proverbial hats in the ring. District 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton, a Mountain Lake Republican...
June 5, 2012 - 12:00am
May 31, 2012
Editorial: An intriguing race
Doug Magnus may be opting to not run for re-election to his District 22 Senate seat, but that doesn't mean voters won't have the opportunity...
May 31, 2012 - 12:00am
May 4, 2012
Letter: New legislation helps Greater Minnesota cities
On Tuesday, a House/Senate compromise proposal that provides tax relief and creates jobs was approved in the Minnesota House. Having worked very closely with the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities and fighting for its priorities in this legislation, I'm very pleased with the final...
May 4, 2012 - 12:00am
April 18, 2012
Letter: Redistricting fails to reflect census
I heard today that Nobles County commissioners decided on Plan No. 1 for redistricting. Clearly, they did not take into consideration the population shift that has occurred. It is quite unfortunate that city staff spent so much time researching the population of the city based on...
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
March 22, 2012
Editorial: Make opinions known about EM office
The Nobles County Board of Commissioners had been scheduled Tuesday to discuss whether the county's emergency management (EM) department should...
March 22, 2012 - 12:00am
January 15, 2012
Regional state legislators size up approaching session
WORTHINGTON -- Taxes and the state budget, particularly in the areas of education and human and health services, were the central topics Saturday...
January 15, 2012 - 9:10pm
November 29, 2011
Letter: Support 'Use or Return' initiative
It is hard to feel sorry for Worthington's Mayor Alan Oberloh for his blaming the lack of LGA funding for rising property taxes. The leadership of the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) could have reversed that loss of LGA funding. For years we have been pleading for help...
November 29, 2011 - 12:00am
November 25, 2011
Letter: Adding truth to the Truth-in-Taxation statements
By now, most citizens of Minnesota have received their Truth-In-Taxation statements. If they are like the majority of property owners, they were most likely floored by the increases. This past year, one of the main topics of discussion involved a tax policy change that would eliminate...
November 25, 2011 - 12:00am