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Sioux Falls man arrested day after fatal hit and run on a gravel road
Moving bog on northern Minnesota lake a slow slog
Data: May 25, 2018
U of M, Concordia-Moorhead offer scholarships to international undergrads
Worthington man pleads guilty to voter fraud
Section 2AAA softball: Trojans come up short in Mankato
Sub-Section track and field: Area athletes advance to next stage
Worthington, Luverne boys tennis players advance in section tournament
HL-P leads after day one of state golf tournament
HL-O/Fulda taken down in section baseball tournament
Andersen Corp. creating 40 new jobs with window factory expansion
Show ’n shine is Saturday at Spomer Classics
Rock County has first Princess Kay finalist
Area veteran says he’s suffering consequences of antimalarial drug prescribed during 148th Fighter Wing deployment
SD capitalizing on rising tourism from new market segments
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Letter: Support of food drive is appreciated
Letter: Speech, singing prom were special experiences
Commentary: Lead yourself well at every age
Commentary: Would you pay $618 a month for dog food?
Letter: Reception for rural school exhibit is Sunday
Dorothy Mae Kramer
Goldie R. Boelman
Judy Mae Dunker
John Henry De Jager
Worthington to host Group Workcamp in July 2019
Fire up the grill for Memorial Day
Study: Minnesotans, North Dakotans more likely to suffer depression
Twin Cities program helps memory care patients connect
Setting rules can prevent caregiver burnout
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Don & Doris Brake
Robert and Orene Meyeraan
Mike and Marie Brandt
Larry and Ruth Klingenberg
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
February 5, 2018
Fellow Democrat Nick Leonard to challenge Tina Smith for Senate seat
Minnesota's newest senator now has some competition from within her own party. Nick Leonard, a Minneapolis lawyer and activist, announced Monday,...
February 5, 2018 - 9:22pm
February 4, 2018
Precinct caucuses start the sorting of candidates to become Minnesota governor
ST. PAUL—With Gov. Mark Dayton not seeking re-election this year, a wide-open race to succeed him will take center stage as precinct caucuses mark the official start of the campaign season across Minnesota on Tuesday night, Feb. 6. Both the Democratic-Farmer-Labor and Republican...
February 4, 2018 - 8:15am
January 28, 2018
Swanson not running for Minnesota governor, will seek re-election as attorney general
ST. PAUL—Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson on Sunday, Jan. 28, ended speculation about her political future, announcing she is seeking...
January 28, 2018 - 5:34pm
January 23, 2018
Letter: We, the people can always make a difference
By Dale Cuperus, Lakefield Five years ago, the United States Supreme Court decision in the case Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission made it possible for wealthy individuals and entities to spend unlimited money on political activity as long as it was done independently...
January 23, 2018 - 10:08pm
Lawmaker says speaker tied to anti-Muslim groups shouldn’t hold talk at Capitol
ST. PAUL -- The Democratic leader in the Minnesota House wants a Republican colleague to rescind a state Capitol speaking invitation because...
January 23, 2018 - 9:56pm
January 22, 2018
Ultrasounds are focus of Minn. anti-abortion rally on 45th anniversary of Roe v. Wade
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's most-influential anti-abortion group rolled out its agenda Monday: "Let women see their ultrasounds!" The demand was...
January 22, 2018 - 9:32pm
Minnesotans fight to change federal law allowing government to recover estates for Medicaid costs
SANDSTONE, Minn. — A group of Pine County residents who successfully fought to change state law affecting Medicaid payments and their...
January 22, 2018 - 6:00am
January 19, 2018
Trump grades range from B+ to incomplete among region's leaders
GRAND FORKS—Saturday marks the one-year anniversary of Donald Trump's presidency, with approval ratings nationwide historically low for much...
January 19, 2018 - 7:25pm
Rising mental illness of inmates strains budget, causes liability issues for Southern Minn. jail
RED WING, Minn.—A surge in the number of people with mental health problems continues to strain county jails, and in Goodhue County, the cost of managing their care is increasing. The county recently renewed a $406,000 contract with Advanced Correctional Healthcare (ACH), an...
January 19, 2018 - 5:42pm
January 16, 2018
Tim Pawlenty: I won't run for Al Franken/Tina Smith U.S. Senate seat
ST. PAUL — Former Republican Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty will not run for the U.S. Senate in November. Pawlenty, who has been courted by...
January 16, 2018 - 3:49pm
January 15, 2018
First up for 8th District: DFL candidacy: Incumbent Nolan, challenger Phifer hunt for delegates
DULUTH — For DFLers in the 17 northeastern and north-central counties that make up the 8th Congressional District in Minnesota, the campaign...
January 15, 2018 - 6:00am
January 14, 2018
Duluth city councilors aim to restrict flavored tobacco sales, prevent new generation of smokers
DULUTH, Minn.—Duluth soon could take aim at sales of flavored tobacco products to young people. On Jan. 22, city councilors Barb Russ and Zack Filipovich plan to introduce an ordinance that proposes to restrict sales of menthol cigarettes and other flavor-infused tobacco products...
January 14, 2018 - 7:48am
January 9, 2018
Column: In 2018, let’s resolve to restore civil dialogue and solve problems
No two southern Minnesotans agree on everything, but in our everyday lives, we don’t let difference of opinion prevent us from getting things done to help our communities prosper. I learned this growing up here and have carried that value with me ever since. I served as a platoon...
January 9, 2018 - 10:40pm
Smith gets her wish, named to Senate Ag committee
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Sen. Tina Smith will get to grapple with food stamps and crop insurance as she begins her abbreviated term in the U.S. Senate — as she wished. Smith, who was sworn in last week as Minnesota's newest senator, was named Tuesday to the Senate Committee on...
January 9, 2018 - 7:03pm
January 6, 2018
Smith meets with Teamsters: Minnesota’s new senator prepares for fight over pensions
Sen. Tina Smith met with retired Teamsters on Saturday, Jan. 6, to talk about a proposed solution to the problems facing their pensions. The...
January 6, 2018 - 6:01pm