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Chillin' at Winterfest
Holiday music at Prairie in full swing
Chamber Singers to ring “The Bells of Christmas” at 2 p.m. Sunday
Time is of the essence
Luverne hockey tops Orono, S-O wrestlers take Okoboji Invite
Boys hockey: LSHSPTCUC score one for each letter in win over Trojans
Minnesota West basketball: Men pick up first win, women keep rolling
WHS basketball: Girls, boys sweep Windom Area on road
Boys basketball: MLA rallies
Column: Stepping out in faith
Column: After a mere 25 years, the triumph of the West is over
Column: The election really was rigged
Column: The post-truth era of politics
Column: Enrichment opportunities abound in 2017
Geneva J. Strolz
Homemade granola easier, more affordable than you think
PieLogNog: A holiday mashup of chocolate, salted caramel, eggnog and pecan pie
Change maker: Kevin Donovan pushes Worthington, and himself, to succeed
Our region was major supplier of early engines for Humvees
Disheveled Thelogian: A feast, a robbery and a reason to give thanks
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February 26, 2016
Handgun permits on the rise
ST. PAUL — Permits granted to carry handguns numbered 44,696 last year in Minnesota, according to the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension in an annual report released Friday. That was up from 41,493 in 2014. The bureau said that as of Friday there were 217,909 valid permits in the state....
February 26, 2016 - 9:49pm
January 17, 2016
North Dakota, Minnesota see record highs in handgun permits
FARGO — During the past decade, the number of people with a permit to carry a concealed handgun has increased more than fivefold in North Dakota...
January 17, 2016 - 8:18pm
April 16, 2015
Permits, variance granted for rural business expansions
WORTHINGTON — Two requests for conditional use permits appeared before Nobles County Planning Commission members Wednesday night, including one for the operation of a gravel pit with a concrete and asphalt recycling site in Dewald Township and another for a swine expansion project...
April 16, 2015 - 8:08pm
March 22, 2015
North Dakota gun law leads to Minnesota committee shootout
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislators often discuss North Dakota, usually in relation to its oil wealth and usually the talk is accompanied by envy. But the Minnesota House Public Safety and Crime Prevention Committee underwent a lengthy and spirited debate about a topic with even...
March 22, 2015 - 8:09pm
April 12, 2012
Permits approved for new swine nursery in Grand Prairie Township
WORTHINGTON -- The Nobles County Planning Commission approved a conditional use permit Wednesday night for Sy Lonneman & Sons, Adrian, to construct an 80- by 124-foot total confinement barn to house 2,000 head of nursery pigs in the northeast quarter of Section 1, Grand Prairie ...
April 12, 2012 - 8:30pm
March 28, 2012
Planning & Zoning board hears multiple requests for permits
WORTHINGTON --Nobles County Planning and Zoning Commission members addressed five requests for permits through the county's land use ordinance, and another request for a conditional use permit Wednesday night, kicking off a busy stretch for the commission, which hasn't met since ...
March 28, 2012 - 10:03pm
Reform 2.0 to speed up permits advances
ST. PAUL -- Legislative Republicans put a high priority on keeping government out of businesses' way, and making it easier for firms to build is keystone of the effort. "We need to be friendly with businesses," Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria, said Tuesday after a Senate committee...
February 28, 2012 - 8:19pm
September 7, 2011
Adult day care, Palma Auto apply for special permits
WORTHINGTON -- The city's planning commission met Tuesday for two public hearings followed by a decision to recommend two special use applications to the Worthington City Council at its next regular meeting.
September 7, 2011 - 8:34pm
January 27, 2011
New landscaping business gets preliminary approval
WORTHINGTON -- The Nobles County Planning Commission approved two conditional use permits during its Wednesday night meeting in Worthington, including one for development of a landscape supply business in rural Worthington, and one for the construction of a new hog confinement barn...
January 27, 2011 - 8:20pm
August 26, 2010
Cattle producers seek permits to expand
WORTHINGTON -- Three young livestock producers went before the Nobles County Planning Commission Wednesday night seeking conditional use permits to establish new or expand existing cattle operations in the county. All three requests were approved, and will now go before Nobles County...
August 26, 2010 - 8:16pm
January 6, 2010
County approves permit fees on 3-2 vote
WORTHINGTON -- In a 3-2 decision, the Nobles County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday approved both new and increased fees in the county's public works department for everything from driveway construction to utility installation, moving permits for over length, over height, overweight...
January 6, 2010 - 12:00am
January 12, 2009
More South Dakotans may be packing
The number of concealed pistol permits in the state has jumped almost 17 percent since 2006, and one gun shop owner said the election of President-elect Barack Obama has a lot to do with it. "The day that Obama was elected, gun sales from distributors to gun shops shot up," said...
January 12, 2009 - 2:00pm