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Pro-referendum group makes presentation at council meeting
ND archaeologist: No burial sites destroyed by Dakota Access
Man pleads guilty to drug charge
Ex-police chief found guilty seven years later of kiling pregnant girlfriend
High school volleyball: Trojans fight back but can't seal win at Redwood Valley
Wolter: The mysterious Minnesota Vikings
Girls tennis: Trojans put up a fight in final home match
Girls soccer: Trojans fall to Willmar in the rain
College football: Slow start comes back to bite Bluejays
Column: In praise of good government geeks
Letter: We don't miss the bad bugs, but ...
Column: E15 an affordable, clean-burning option at the pump
Letter: WHS marching band something to take pride in
Letter: Be sure to attend NCHS book release event
Rory C. Burke
Kenneth R. Busch
Willa B. Muir
Douglas Ralph Geertsema
Truesdell is new pastor at American Reformed Church
Bosmas add barn quilt to their northwest Iowa property
Column: Shaking Up the Sanctuary
Looking Back: 1991 -- Perkins family receives conservation honor
Column: Robert Kennedy’s visit to city brought unprecedented excitement
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Bakker 50th anniversary
De Berg 80th birthday
Gerber 95th birthday
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Notice of Public Hearing
School Board Minutes for August
April 24, 2016
On the horizon: Worthington officials talk extending sales tax to fund new projects
WORTHINGTON — City officials hope to extend a sales tax — which is close to its expiration — to raise funds for future projects that will...
April 24, 2016 - 8:54pm
April 14, 2016
Making the grade: Nobles County schools meet with state officials to improve safety
WORTHINGTON — School safety remains a top priority and concern across the nation in light of both natural disasters and school shootings. In...
April 14, 2016 - 8:06pm
April 11, 2016
Zika ‘scarier’ than initially thought, U.S. officials warn
WASHINGTON — Top health officials expressed heightened concern Monday about the threat posed to the United States by the Zika virus, saying...
April 11, 2016 - 3:46pm
March 30, 2016
Educators skeptical about ESSA
WORTHINGTON — Dozens of southwest Minnesota school administrators attended a meeting with two of United States Sen. Al Franken’s advisers Wednesday afternoon to discuss a new federal law and district issues in rural Minnesota. The meeting at the Biotechnology Advancement Center...
March 30, 2016 - 9:55pm
October 1, 2015
Health insurance rate hikes upset state officials
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans who buy their own health insurance will pay more next year, in some cases a lot more. Officials of the state Commerce...
October 1, 2015 - 9:46pm
April 5, 2015
Preschool plan may need more cash for classrooms, officials say
MOORHEAD — In Joelle Hofer’s Jump Start preschool classroom, the 4- and 5-year-olds started their Thursday afternoon session by spelling...
April 5, 2015 - 9:24pm
February 23, 2015
WORTHINGTON — Charges against a Sioux Falls, S.D., man were dropped last week after lack of cooperation from the victim, according to court documents. Sean Edward Harris, 31, was facing false imprisonment charges back in Dec., 2014 after allegedly taking his girlfriend and child...
February 23, 2015 - 8:32pm
October 2, 2014
DFL Chuckwagon Feed is Tuesday
LUVERNE — The 63rd annual Rock County DFL Chuckwagon Feed will take place Tuesday at Luverne’s Pizza Ranch. Serving begins at 5:30 p.m. and will continue until 7:30 p.m. through the regular buffet line. A number of DFL elected officials and candidates have been invited to attend...
October 2, 2014 - 7:18pm
July 23, 2014
Health officials investigate Fond du Lac Reservation E. coli cases
CLOQUET — At least 22 people on the Fond du Lac Reservation experienced foodborne illness linked with E. coli bacteria, a spokesperson with the Minnesota Department of Health said Wednesday. The news was first posted on the band’s website Tuesday, when it indicated there were...
July 23, 2014 - 8:11pm
May 29, 2014
E. coli still present in Blue Mounds water
LUVERNE — A recent update on E. coli bacteria in Blue Mounds State Park has been released and the situation hasn’t improved, according to Scott Roemhildt. Roemhildt is the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) officer for the southern region of Minnesota. His current primary...
May 29, 2014 - 7:58pm
March 24, 2014
Tax officials suggest many wait until April 3 to file
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans entitled to share in $49 million of new individual income tax breaks should wait a week and a half to file tax returns, state revenue officials say. “It will allow them to get their refunds quicker,” Assistant Revenue Commissioner Terri Steenblock said...
March 24, 2014 - 10:50pm
March 13, 2014
Officials develop response plan for ag emergencies
WORTHINGTON — Agriculture industry professionals from more than a dozen counties across southern Minnesota connected via video conference Thursday...
March 13, 2014 - 8:59pm
December 18, 2012
State officials discuss substance abuse in region
WORTHINGTON -- State officials from the Departments of Health, Human Services and Public Safety traveled to Worthington on Tuesday and worked with local leaders to discuss concerns about substance abuse in the region. "Fifteen percent of all state spending is attributed to substance...
December 18, 2012 - 9:37pm
July 11, 2012
Officials pledge disaster relief cooperation
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota leaders promise to work together toward an anticipated late-August special legislative session to help communities hit...
July 11, 2012 - 9:11pm
June 21, 2011
Jackson city officials vote to dissolve police department
JACKSON -- The Jackson City Council voted by roll call Tuesday night to adopt a resolution which will dissolve the Jackson Police Department...
June 21, 2011 - 9:49pm