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Two teens rescued from Lake Superior
Data: May 26, 2018
Rochester woman walks more than 300 miles to promote peace with North Korea
Gov. Dayton gives disaster assistance funds to Nobles, Rock counties
Moorhead man found guilty on charges of arson, murder
LeBron scores 46 as Cavs force Game 7
Iowa state golf: H-LP boys place second
Scott Rall: Nesting birds do better with fire
Section 2AAA softball: Trojans come up short in Mankato
Sub-Section track and field: Area athletes advance to next stage
Commentary: Some gave all: A visit to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Andersen Corp. creating 40 new jobs with window factory expansion
Show ’n shine is Saturday at Spomer Classics
Rock County has first Princess Kay finalist
Area veteran says he’s suffering consequences of antimalarial drug prescribed during 148th Fighter Wing deployment
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Column: Building bridges to school and community
Letter: You'll come to love us -- a promise kept
Commentary: You say hello, I say goodbye
Commentary: Kindness is the real showstopper at the circus
Letter: Support of food drive is appreciated
Arlene C. Suedbeck
Byron Lester Baumgarn
Dorothy Mae Kramer
Goldie R. Boelman
Howard David Damm
What happens when your husband becomes your wife? Two ND couples talk about gender dysphoria
Worthington to host Group Workcamp in July 2019
Fire up the grill for Memorial Day
Study: Minnesotans, North Dakotans more likely to suffer depression
Twin Cities program helps memory care patients connect
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Don & Doris Brake
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
February 27, 2014
MN could face ‘massive scale’ oil disaster loss
ST. PAUL — Public safety officials across Minnesota lose sleep at night over the possibility of major crude oil transportation disasters such as ones last year in North Dakota and Quebec. That is what state Public Safety Commissioner Mona Doman told House Transportation Finance...
February 27, 2014 - 8:27pm
February 14, 2014
Crew works to regain control of North Dakota oil well
WATFORD CITY, N.D. — Crews were working Friday to regain control of an oil well south of Watford City after a blowout prompted 15 workers to flee for safety. The oil well blowout occurred Thursday after a piece of equipment failed at a well about seven miles north of the Theodore...
February 14, 2014 - 9:47pm
February 12, 2014
Oil transportation fee sought for safety programs
ST. PAUL — Improved crude oil safety measures should be funded by charging 0.01 cent per gallon on all crude transported in Minnesota, the state Legislature’s transportation finance chairmen said Wednesday. “This particular oil is especially volatile, and as we have seen through...
February 12, 2014 - 9:53pm
October 18, 2013
Tour to examine North Dakota pipeline damage
A tour planned for Monday aims to draw attention to an area north of Minot where oil development is blamed for damaging the land, something organizers say could happen in the Bakken if precautions aren’t taken. “My goal with this tour is to wake up our state officials,”...
October 18, 2013 - 9:42pm
October 14, 2013
Lawmakers question N.D. oil spill notification
BISMARCK — North Dakota lawmakers questioned state officials Monday about the response to the worst oil spill since the state’s current energy boom began, with one state regulator describing it as a “breakdown and delay of notification.” The underground pipeline break near...
October 14, 2013 - 11:13pm
July 17, 2013
State approves pipeline change over protests
ST. PAUL -- A Minnesota state commission provided a key approval Wednesday to a northern Minnesota oil pipeline expansion as chants of "shame...
July 17, 2013 - 11:45pm
August 23, 2012
Oil well fire burns two men
ARNEGARD, N.D. -- A cigarette lighter may have caused a fire at an oil well site Wednesday near here that seriously burned two men, a spokesman for the company that owned the well said. Two men were seriously burned in what the McKenzie County Sheriff's Office called an oil well...
August 23, 2012 - 9:28pm
April 20, 2012
Klobuchar takes tour of oil patch, says Minnesota also reaping benefits of boom
WILLISTON, N.D. -- North Dakota isn't the only state benefiting from the oil boom, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar said Friday. As the Minnesota Democrat...
April 20, 2012 - 9:53pm
August 29, 2010
Fighting the spill
WINDOM -- Before oil washed up on U.S. coastlines, the director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) had alerted staff throughout the...
August 29, 2010 - 9:02pm
July 21, 2010
As others see it: Oil flow stoppage is just first step
After spewing oil for 87 days into the Gulf of Mexico, the runaway oil well was finally brought under control as BP engineers closed all the...
July 21, 2010 - 12:00am
June 23, 2010
Brief: Deadline nears for oil portrait workshop
WINDOM -- The Business, Arts & Recreation Center Education Connection program will offer a three-day Portraits in Oil Workshop from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. July 15-17 in room 105, BARC, 1012 Fifth Ave., Windom. The workshop will introduce participants to the method of creating heirloom...
June 23, 2010 - 8:49pm
June 1, 2010
Column: Obama's empathy
WASHINGTON -- It took almost a full hour of President Obama's news conference for the professor president to come down from his lecture platform and show the human reaction to the Gulf leak accident that people had been looking for. Early on, he referred to it as a "tragedy,"...
June 1, 2010 - 11:20am
January 13, 2009
Letter: Windfall tax suggested for oil companies
Looking back on the spike in gas prices does leave some questions. Experts on the oil industry would not misjudge the supply and demand that drastically wrong. Oil prices are a big influence on the economy, and we never in my lifetime had a bad economy in an election year. So I start...
January 13, 2009 - 12:00am
July 10, 2008
Letter: To drill or not to drill?
In school we were taught there are no questions, except there are. One is, why should we drill in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge or offshore if it takes so long to develop? Are we that shortsighted and addicted to instant gratification? President Clinton used this excuse when...
July 10, 2008 - 12:00am
June 20, 2008
Letter: China oil drilling 'urban legend'
I read the recent letter submitted by Leroy Vetsch on China drilling for oil off the coast of Florida. I did some research and the information that I uncovered did not match Leroy's information. So, in response to that letter, I would like to set the record straight. China is not...
June 20, 2008 - 12:00am