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Lightning punches hole in roof, causes fire at Wis. assisted living residence
The future of the state's rural economy is already here, and it looks a lot like southwest Minnesota
Lost hunter built fire, drank bog water to survive 3 days before rescuers pulled him from Minn. forest
Level 3 offender moving to Worthington
Ness to speak in Pipestone on quilting
College football: Red-hot Colson leads Bluejays offense
Scott Rall: Saturday has double-duty
Cross country: Runck, Piotter lead MLA boys past WHS at Loon Lake
Thursday prep roundup: Pipestone Area sweeps Worthington
With its quirks and acoustics, Williams Arena could give Lynx advantage in WNBA finals
Watching "Vietnam," rethinking one's own youth
Finders keepers doesn't apply to kindness
GREAT INDOORS: Oozing with fall flavors, spiced rum adds richness to pumpkin cobbler
In a pickle over a side dish?
Wine evolution class also teaches basic appreciation
Polly Anna Van Der Linden
Marjorie Ann Leen
Rick "Ricky" Twait
Looking Back: 1992 -- Wellstone was speaker at King Turkey Day
KTD speaker: Start noticing people
Disheveled Theologian: Evening reminiscences
Column: Sunday afternoon outing sufficient for true world wonder
Looking Back: 1992 -- Bristow joins staff of local insurer
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Bruns 50th anniversary
Jensen 85th birthday
Hohensee 50th anniversary
Wallace 80th birthday
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September 16, 2017
Mankato grad students to assess future of Worthington parks
WORTHINGTON — Three Minnesota State University in Mankato (MSU) graduate students have begun a project to shape the future of parks in the city of Worthington. Ahmed Shiiraar, Jaclyn Essandoh and Namuun Bayasgalan are all second-year graduate students taking part in MSU’s Urban...
September 16, 2017 - 7:47am
July 14, 2017
Back in the saddle: Equestrians eagerly await Duluth trail improvements
DULUTH — Horseback riding soon could return to Duluth's Magney-Snively Natural Area, and Jodi Johannesen said she and other Northland equestrians...
July 14, 2017 - 10:00pm
May 30, 2017
New visitor center at Grahams Island State Park offers one-stop service
GRAHAMS ISLAND STATE PARK, N.D.—The Visitor Center at Grahams Island State Park used to be hidden in the maintenance shop, an inconspicuous...
May 30, 2017 - 10:24pm
May 5, 2017
After 'kid-napping' from Mounds Park, officers find goat unharmed
ST. PAUL — St. Paul police were on the case of a "kid"-napping early Friday, May 5, after recovering a goat that was briefly stolen from Indian...
May 5, 2017 - 7:23pm
October 26, 2016
Goats deployed to eat invasive shrubs in Twin Cities park
COTTAGE GROVE, Minn. — A herd of goats opened a two week residency at Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park Monday. Their destination: a hilly three-acre parcel on the north end of the park, where invasive buckthorn is choking native oaks, aspens and box elders. Their mission: turn...
October 26, 2016 - 8:49pm
May 9, 2016
Volunteers spruce up Kilen Woods
JACKSON — Volunteers added their GreenTouch to Kilen Woods State Park near Lakefield Saturday. Sponsored by Federated Rural Electric in Jackson,...
May 9, 2016 - 9:12pm
April 25, 2016
Q&A: Nobles County Parks Department
The following is part of a series of Q&As with Nobles County departments to educate the public on the services provided. April is County...
April 25, 2016 - 8:37pm
March 28, 2016
Minnesota DNR seeks bonding money to fix state park buildings, roads
DULUTH — When most Minnesotans think of state parks, they envision waterfalls and hiking trails and campgrounds. But behind all of those natural wonders and visitor amenities are buildings and facilities that are in tough shape, says Tom Landwehr, commissioner of the Minnesota Department...
March 28, 2016 - 5:13pm
February 7, 2016
Fourth-graders get pass to federal parks
WORTHINGTON — While the 1970s phenomenon “Schoolhouse Rock” claimed that “Three is a Magic Number,” it turns out that “four” is...
February 7, 2016 - 9:28pm
October 20, 2015
Letter: Former pastor commends church for land offer
By the Rev. Irwin Van Leeuwen, Sioux Falls, S.D. It was disheartening to read last week of the Worthington City Council’s reaction to the proposal of establishing a park on the north side of Oxford Street on property owned by American Reformed Church. I appreciated the church’s...
October 20, 2015 - 3:26pm
May 27, 2015
Building up the bison: State funds awarded to create herd at Minneopa State Park
LUVERNE — One of the bills signed into law by Gov. Mark Dayton last Friday dedicates $46.3 million to environment and natural resources projects...
May 27, 2015 - 8:25pm
May 20, 2015
Smith takes helm as superintendent of county parks
KINBRAE — After three summer-long internships with the Nobles County Parks Department, Jake Smith is settling into his new role as caretaker...
May 20, 2015 - 8:41pm
April 3, 2015
S.D. to reopen mountain goat hunting season
PIERRE, S.D. — A mountain goat hunting season will reopen for the first time in nine years next fall, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission has decided. A small, isolated population of Rocky Mountain goats is found in the Black Hills, mostly in a 32,000-acre area near...
April 3, 2015 - 8:38pm
January 29, 2015
Getting the word out
WORTHINGTON — Last month, a committee was formed to combat aquatic invasive species (AIS) locally following receipt of state funding. On Thursday morning, the group met to discuss just how the $78,793 available for 2015 would best be spent. Drawing action items from the Nobles...
January 29, 2015 - 8:44pm
August 15, 2014
Exploring Murray County parks
Editor’s note: This is the third of a series on camping opportunities available in the region. Editor’s note: This is the third of a series...
August 15, 2014 - 8:45pm