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Melvin gets its first female mayor
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District 518, HL-O team for 'Safe Routes' program
Segment of U.S. 75 re-opens
Prep football: Lovan, Worthington outrun Windom Area
Prep football: Marshall rips JCC; Pipestone Area, Luverne prevail
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
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
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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
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September 12, 2014
Capitol Chatter: Ag wins federal water vote
ST. PAUL — A little known federal issue that has farmers riled came out of the U.S. House with a vote friendly to agriculture. The House voted 262-152 Tuesday to forbid the federal Environmental Protection Agency putting nearly all water in the country under its control. Farmers...
September 12, 2014 - 10:35pm
August 29, 2014
Northern, western Minnesota could affect political season
FALCON HEIGHTS — Summer unofficially is in the history books, so it is Minnesota political season. It is time when voters may turn more attention to campaigns leading up to the Nov. 4 election. There are local races that attract some, but most Minnesotans who care about such things...
news / politics
August 29, 2014 - 9:49pm
August 22, 2014
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota House races get national notice
ST. PAUL — Two U.S. House races in Minnesota are getting far more national attention than usual. ABC News lists House district campaigns across the northern and western parts of the state as two of the five most interesting races in the country. ABC’s Noah Weiland reports that...
news / politics
August 22, 2014 - 9:52pm
July 25, 2014
White House touts rural investment fund
DON DAVIS Forum News Service ST. PAUL — The Obama administration says it is trying to connect people with money to those in rural America who need funds. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, a former Iowa governor, announced that the administration is setting up a $10 billion...
news / politics
July 25, 2014 - 10:12pm
July 18, 2014
House races bringing in big bucks
ST. PAUL — Everyone knew that U.S. Sen. Al Franken and Mike McFadden will run rich campaigns if they face off in November, as expected, but a couple of mostly rural U.S. House races involve more money than usual. In the 7th district, taking in a huge area of western Minnesota,...
news / politics
July 18, 2014 - 9:31pm
Stan and Beth Kramer, Fulda, and Dave and Ann Peterson, Slayton, announce the engagement of their children, Krissa Kramer and Patrick Peterson, both of Brookings, S.D. Kramer is currently a student at South Dakota State University, Brookings, pursuing a degree in early childhood...
celebrations / engagements
July 18, 2014 - 1:21pm
May 29, 2014
City band’s weekly concerts begin Wednesday
WORTHINGTON A lively bunch of multi-generational area musicians is eagerly anticipating the 121st season of the “Amazing” Worthington City Band, with the first concert of the summer scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Chautauqua Park. “Our city band is about people working...
May 29, 2014 - 7:54pm
March 19, 2014
Peterson hopeful EPA won’t cut Renewable Fuel Standard by 10 percent
MONTEVIDEO — U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson is hopeful that the Environmental Protection Agency will not reduce the nation’s Renewable Fuel Standard by as much as it has proposed. “I think we have made some progress with the administrator,’’ said Peterson, a Democrat representing...
March 19, 2014 - 8:48pm
January 31, 2014
After finishing farm bill, Peterson pondering new term
ST. PAUL — Being a vital cog in passing a major U.S. House bill generally is an exhilarating experience. But for U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, passing the farm bill may have been less excitement and more relief. “Today, after nearly four years of work, the House is finally considering...
January 31, 2014 - 9:55pm
January 27, 2014
Farm bill appears near
WASHINGTON — Congressional negotiators agreed to a farm bill on Monday that they think finally will pass the House and Senate. It is a compromise package that pleases neither side, with food stamp cuts and farm subsidies continuing. “Compromise is rare in Washington these...
news / agriculture
January 27, 2014 - 10:00pm