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'Branson on the Road' hits the pedal to Worthington
Alltech to buy Ridley Inc.
Sibley-Ocheyedan vocalists make sweet music at state competition
Capital conundrums: Little progress seen thus far in Legislature
Arbor Day means it's tree time
Prep baseball: Pipestone Area, Windom Area split
Prep softball: Bloemendaal powers Pipestone Arrows
Prep golf: Worthington stays sharp
Prep track and field: Capetillo, Tanyavong lead Mountain Lake Area boys
Prep softball: Fairmont scores early and often on WHS
Column: Does Tsarnaev deserve to die?
Column: Worthington FFA students set to participate at state event
Column: A touch of bipartisanship
Column: Where are the populist Democrats?
Editorial: Is the 4th the 4th if its the 3rd?
Lowell Wayne Jones
Robert L. Ehlers
Class of 2015: Nitibhon schedules appointment for career in dentistry
Concert series membership drive begins
Column: Worthington, America's Civil War City
Looking Back: 1940 -- City votes to purchase copper sulfate to treat Lake Okabena for algae
Geared up: Noah Hoehn readies for release of debut album
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Stenzel 80th birthday
Leckband 85th birthday
Johnson 90th birthday
Regular School Board Meeting Minutes for March
Nobles County Board Summary of Minutes for March Session
Nobles County Board Summary of Minutes for April Session
Summary of Minutes from 2015 Tax-Forfeited Land Meeting
Notice of Public Hearing of the Planning Commission
December 15, 2014
Zach Hacker: There is hope yet
I remember reading a column on ESPN.com a couple years ago that was listing the most demoralized fan bases in professional sports. This list wasn’t talking about supporters of any one team in particular, rather it was basing it on all professional teams in the area among the four...
December 15, 2014 - 9:29pm
June 19, 2014
As others see it: Toughen Iowa texting law
The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier While data continue to show a direct correlation between texting while driving and tragedy, Iowa continues to list it as a “secondary offense.” That means in most cases an officer cannot pull over a texting driver unless that driver is doing...
opinion / editorials
June 19, 2014 - 5:10pm
February 26, 2014
Editorial: A winter of miserable weather
You have been wondering and asking: How bad is this winter of 2013-14? A new winter misery index answers that this winter in the Midwest and East is one of the harshest winters of our lifetime, according to an Associated Press report. And it does not appear to be ending anytime...
opinion / editorials
February 26, 2014 - 9:56pm
February 17, 2014
What Veterans Day means to me
Editor’s note: The following essays were judged as placewinners in the recent Worthington Elks Lodge Americanism contest. First place — Sixth grade When I think of Veterans Day, I think of the hundreds of courageous soldiers who are willing to go out and lay their lives on...
opinion / letters
February 17, 2014 - 7:01pm
October 21, 2013
Column: Regulations - a pesky weed in farmers' crops
By DAVE LADD, RDL and Associates WOODBURY — Throughout history, the need for an abundant, reliable, and affordable food supply has been at the heart of social and political stability. Governments recognize that food security is a national security priority. But many nations...
opinion / columns
October 21, 2013 - 11:55pm
February 28, 2013
As others see it: It's time for a woman
It's high time Iowa was represented by a woman on Capitol Hill, even if she's made of marble. Though Iowa has never elected a woman to Congress, some Iowa lawmakers are making an effort to get gender balance in the Capitol's National Statuary Hall. Each state is allowed two statues...
February 28, 2013 - 12:00am
February 26, 2011
Column: Generations ago, rationing made life challenging
WORTHINGTON -- The other day a couple of us were trying to figure out who we are. We aren't just a handful. We filled whole classrooms in schools all across the country. Still, we aren't what the TV jabberers call the Greatest Generation. I was barely old enough to qualify for my...
February 26, 2011 - 12:00am
October 29, 2010
Editorial: Re-elect Tim Walz
As Democrat Tim Walz seeks election to his third term as Minnesota's 1st District representative in the U.S. House of Representatives, he's seen a formidable challenge from Republican Randy Demmer. Perhaps what's most notable about this race is the flurry of negative advertisements...
opinion / politics
October 29, 2010 - 12:00am
March 8, 2010
As Others See It: School-year start
It's been one of the great Minnesota debates: Ma and Pa resorts vs. schools. In the 1980s, during an economic downturn, the Legislature passed a law forbidding schools from starting classes before Labor Day. The move came after lobbying from Northern Minnesota resort owners and the...
March 8, 2010 - 12:00am