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Worthington Middle School Festival of Music event is Monday evening
Heron Lake-Okabena students gather 'Coins for Kids'
Doubt remains in Daubt; Democrats have concerns about new House speaker
Windom schools say no to winter weather
Education, research and new treatments assisting people with diabetes
Prep boys hockey: Luverne skates away from Worthington
Prep boys basketball: Antes sinks nine threes as Windom Area survives JCC
Prep gymnastics: Worthington soars to 140.175
Prep girls basketball: Jackson County Central tops Windom, SWC beats Canby
Prep wrestling: Four from Worthington get into Riot semifinals
Column: Substitute teachers a key component of District 518
Column: Elizabeth Warren, godmother of sorts
Column: Worthington Christian School offering program tonight on 'The Trees of Christmas'
Letter: Letter on Christmas wasn't meant to be negative
Column: Energy industry -- CO2 is good for us
Anita Rose (Ling) Siegmann
Florence "Kip" Gee
Cyril F. Gengler
Teresa Marie Stofferan
Season's jottings: Newsroom staffers share Christmas memories
Column: If Worthington builds it, they sure would come
The pageantry of it all
Looking Back: 1964 - Armour helps Worthington hit employment high
HO, HO, HO: Koster has jolly time standing in for Santa
Out and About
Probst 80th birthday
Schubert 90th birthday
Amundson 100th birthday
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October 8, 2014
Column: The flat line on pay raises
WASHINGTON — Why haven’t you gotten a raise? In the past few years, corporate profits have climbed ever higher. Legions of unemployed people are now finding gainful employment, with joblessness finally falling below 6 percent. Meanwhile, if you’re anything like the average...
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October 8, 2014 - 10:22pm
September 25, 2014
Direct farmer payments out, new safety net in
ST. PAUL — Complex is about to replace controversial in federal farm policy. The much-maligned practice of the federal government paying farmers, whether they needed it or not, is going away. U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack stopped in St. Paul Thursday to announce its...
September 25, 2014 - 7:56pm
April 16, 2013
Senators approve own pay raises
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota senators voted themselves and other state officials pay raises Tuesday with no debate. The only mention of the raises, part of a larger bill funding several state agencies, in the Senate came when bill sponsor Sen. Tom Saxhaug, DFL-Grand Rapids, quickly described...
April 16, 2013 - 11:04pm
December 5, 2012
Fulda Raiders pay tribute to longtime coach Carroll
FULDA -- Nearly three decades ago, Heron Lake first cousins Tom Hady and Rick Haberman were participating in a junior high track and field meet at Fulda. They remember well an enthusiastic young Raiders' coach with a bullhorn who was continually shouting out instructions telling all...
December 5, 2012 - 8:49pm
March 13, 2012
Outdoorsmen willing to pay higher fees
ST. PAUL -- It is not something heard much around the Legislature: people suggesting fees they pay go up. But Minnesota anglers and hunters did just that Tuesday and the Senate natural resources committees complied, backing a bill that ups fees to replenish a fund running out of...
March 13, 2012 - 9:43pm
March 8, 2012
GOP wants to use reserves to pay back schools
ST. PAUL -- Republicans want to use some of the state's surplus to pay back schools across Minnesota. "I think it is a higher priority to pay back our debt than to have cash on hand," Rep. Pat Garofalo, R-Farmington, said Thursday. Garofalo, House education chairman, suggested...
March 8, 2012 - 9:48pm
February 22, 2011
Wind farm developer to pay county, townships for road damage
WORTHINGTON -- Nobles County commissioners on Tuesday approved a modification to the development agreement between the county and enXco that will have the company paying for necessary road repairs rather than contracting for the work to be done. The initial agreement stated the company...
February 22, 2011 - 8:56pm
January 18, 2011
Sanford settles claim with EMTs for overtime pay
WORTHINGTON -- Sanford Medical Center Worthington has settled a claim with the U.S. Labor Department after a complaint-based investigation revealed...
January 18, 2011 - 8:33pm
December 29, 2010
Salary comparison for county officials in southwest Minnesota
WORTHINGTON -- The Murray County commissioners opted for the third year in a row to freeze their annual salary at $18,544, something they said they did to help meet their budget and so they could take better care of their county employees. They also decided to leave their per diem...
December 29, 2010 - 8:22pm