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Melvin gets its first female mayor
GOP gubernatorial candidate Johnson pleased with poll numbers
District 518, HL-O team for 'Safe Routes' program
Segment of U.S. 75 re-opens
City street work under way in Worthington
College volleyball: Minnesota West has fun, beats Western
Prep volleyball: Marshall beats Jackson County Central in bout of top-ranked squads
Girls soccer: Trojans win on late Castillo goal
Prep football: JCC, Marshall meet in showdown; Area conference/district standings
Girls tennis: Trojans lose shutout; Luverne wins shutout
Column: Candidate Clinton then and now
Column: High school welcomes new mobile technology for students, teachers
Column: Republicans saddle their warhorses
Column: Mark Sanford's ongoing battle with himself
Column: Clean water proposal aims to help farmers
Leonard J. Garms
Dick Vander Veen
Burdell Allen Jacobsma
Yvonne M. (Rambeck) Hodnefield
Reaching for the sky: Travis Soules lands dream job as cycle team mechanic
Column: When it comes to food, there's much to chew about
Religion briefs: Sept. 18
Looking Back: 1939 - Kiwanis Club offers Scout cabin
Column: Bigelow "holds the region's trophy for street names"
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Births: Sept. 20, 2014
Boots 80th birthday
Swanson 90th birthday
DeVries 90th birthday
Data: Sept. 20, 2014
Regular School Board Minutes
Public Notice of Proposed Communication Tower Construction
Data: Sept. 18, 2014
Data: Sept. 17, 2014
Lieutenant governor candidate Kuisle visits Worthington
WORTHINGTON — The running mate for Republican gubernatorial candidate Jeff Johnson believes he and Johnson offer a “unique ticket” that will appeal to a strong cross-section of Minnesotans. Former state representative Bill Kuisle, who paid a visit Thursday afternoon to...
June 19, 2014 - 7:33pm
May 29, 2014
DFL to open low-key convention with an eye to engaging voters
Heading into the state convention weekend that marks the kickoff of campaign season, the re-election pitch from Minnesota’s dominant Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party is clear: Keep us in charge. “I think the biggest message is promises made, promises kept,” said Ken Martin,...
May 29, 2014 - 8:01pm
Republicans look for an opening
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Republicans are looking for any opportunity to get a foothold in a state government dominated by Democrats. Sen. Scott Newman announced Thursday that he is seeking to upset two-term Democratic Attorney General Lori Swanson and become the first Republican...
May 29, 2014 - 7:59pm
May 28, 2014
Value of GOP endorsement to be tested
ROCHESTER — The Minnesota Republican Party’s process for endorsing candidates is at a tipping point. The 2,200 delegates to the GOP state convention this weekend in Rochester must show they can endorse candidates for governor and U.S. senator who are capable of winning elections....
May 28, 2014 - 9:12pm
April 17, 2014
Host pleads guilty in party that led to teen’s death
MADISON — Guilty pleas have now been entered by five of the eight defendants charged with violations related to the party attended by a teen who died after fleeing from the party. Michael Anyasike, 18, of Dawson, died of hypothermia. His body was found March 9 about one mile...
April 17, 2014 - 8:02pm
March 24, 2014
Charges filed over party that led to MN teen’s death
MONTEVIDEO — A 19-year-old college student and his father are facing misdemeanor charges for allegedly violating Lac qui Parle County’s social host ordinance. The charges stem from a party in rural Lac qui Parle County in west-central Minnesota that led to the death of a Dawson-Boyd...
March 24, 2014 - 10:53pm
May 16, 2012
YMCA swimming party is Friday
WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington Area YMCA will host a "School's Out Swim Party" from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Friday. Both the indoor and outdoor pools are scheduled to be open, weather permitting. For more information, call the Y at 376-6197.
May 16, 2012 - 7:37pm
May 13, 2012
Dance party to raise funds for area food shelves
WORTHINGTON -- Two local fitness instructors are teaming up to raise money for a good cause. Zumba instructors Amy Roesner and Shannon Fischer...
May 13, 2012 - 7:51pm
May 20, 2011
Open House retirement party
WORTHINGTON - An open house retirement party for Sally Anne Benson will be held on Thursday, June 9, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Town Hall building at Worthington's Pioneer Village. Benson is retiring after 29 years as directress of the Worthington Montessori School; she will be succeeded...
May 20, 2011 - 8:38pm
January 5, 2011
Dayton faces protesters
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton diffused a tense situation at his first official function Wednesday by sharing his microphone with shouting protesters crowded into his office. Dozens of people opposed to the state getting more deeply involved in the federal Medicaid program...
January 5, 2011 - 9:38pm
August 23, 2010
Horner would mix cuts and tax increases
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota programs would be cut $2.45 billion and taxes increased $2.15 billion under governor candidate Tom Horner's budget plan. Horner's proposal would lower the state sales tax by a penny a dollar, but he would start taxing clothing and personal services for an increase...
August 23, 2010 - 9:28pm
May 4, 2010
Independence Party ready to pick candidate
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's third-largest political party meets this weekend to endorse its governor candidate. The Minnesota Independence Party will choose among at least three candidates Saturday at Normandale Community College in Bloomington, though all confirmed candidates have said...
May 4, 2010 - 9:55pm
April 25, 2010
DFL hurdles await Kelliher
DULUTH -- Democratic-Farmer-Laborites left their weekend convention saying they were united, but signs of discord even surfaced at a party celebrating Margaret Anderson Kelliher's endorsement. Standing amid dozens of Kelliher T-shirt-clad convention delegates early Sunday, Aaron...
April 25, 2010 - 8:24pm
October 23, 2008
Brief: SIFE to host high school Halloween party
WORTHINGTON -- Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Worthington campus Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) will host a Halloween Party for high school students in grades eight through 12. The event will be from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. Oct 31 at BenLee's Café, Worthington. Costumes...
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October 23, 2008 - 12:00am
July 29, 2008
City to allow foam party
WORTHINGTON -- A foam party will take place in August at the Long Branch Saloon, but only if it is approved by the City of Worthington's director of engineering, decided the Worthington City Council Monday. "It's something different, something entertaining," said Erick Benavides,...
July 29, 2008 - 12:00am