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Klobuchar, Franken announce more than $100 million in critical heating aid
Community helps build Oxford Street; 2017 overlay project could be delayed
Nobles SWCD begins connecting with landowners on buffers
Boo! Windom’s haunted house will spark ‘Old School Nightmares’
Minnesota already breaking voting records ahead of Nov. 8
Section 3A cross country: Luverne girls, Windom Area boys prevail
Section 2AA cross country: Koller leads WHS runners
Iowa state football: H-LP puts perfect record on the line
Scott Rall: Hi ho, hi ho, it's off to work we go
Section football: Fulda, MLA, MCC finish the job
Column: Unaffordable health care for southwest Minnesota
Editorial: Peterson in the 7th with an asterisk
Letter: School referendum represents chance to ‘pay it forward’
Editorial: Schomacker for District 22A Representative
Letter: Our schools are committed to our students and our community
Carol E. Anderson
Ralph Wellington Thueson
James G. Myers
Community Thanksgiving dinner is Nov. 24
Disheveled Theologian: Banana bread evangelism
2016 Local Business Guide Directory
Looking Back: 2006 -- Worthington Ambulance Service wins honor
Pumpkin soup perfect start for lively (but civil) dinner party
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Birth: Oct. 26, 2016
Kill 80th birthday
Taylor 90th birthday
Kunze 90th birthday
Schaap 90th birthday
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October 7, 2016
Schomacker facing Woods in bid for fourth District 22A term
Editor’s note: The following are written responses to questions posed to the Minnesota District 22A House candidates; they are published in...
October 7, 2016 - 10:15pm
October 6, 2016
County, city candidates event is Oct. 13
WORTHINGTON -- The Governmental Affairs Committee of the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce will host a forum between Nobles County Commissioner and Worthington City Council general election candidates on Oct. 13 in the band room at the Worthington High School. Nobles County Commissioner...
October 6, 2016 - 10:00am
October 4, 2016
Sanders asks supporters to vote for Clinton
MINNEAPOLIS -- Former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders sought to direct his supporters toward issues, not personalities, and to bring their excitement to Hillary Clinton in a pair of Minnesota rallies on Tuesday, Oct. 4. "I speak only for myself, I got a little bit tired of hearing...
October 4, 2016 - 10:31pm
Northern Minnesota mine workers steaming over Trump’s use of Chinese steel in casinos
DULUTH, Minn. -- Reaction was quick and fierce Tuesday to published reports that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump used cheaper Chinese steel rather than steel made in the U.S. to build recent casinos and hotels. Officials of the United Steelworkers of America, whose members...
October 4, 2016 - 9:10pm
October 3, 2016
Letter: Tax loopholes for the wealthy set up by Congress
By Leroy Vetsch, Brewster Donald Trump used a tax loophole in the IRS tax code to avoid paying taxes for many years. Guess what? Hillary Clinton avoided paying tax on her capital gains loss, which was only $700,000, back in 2015. You may say that wasn’t as big as Trump’s. Well,...
October 3, 2016 - 9:13pm
October 2, 2016
Minnesota voters will decide legislative pay issue this year
ST. PAUL — Christine Leitner of St. Paul showed up on the very first day the Ramsey County elections office opened for voting to cast her ballot since she’ll be vacationing out-of-state on Election Day. “I wanted to get it done as soon as possible so I didn’t forget,” she...
October 2, 2016 - 10:10pm
‘Do-nothing session’ could change control of MN Legislature
ST. PAUL — Motorists heading out of Willmar to St. Cloud or the Twin Cities can expect a couple of traffic jams. Minnesota 23 is a modern, four-lane road until it hits New London, then it bottlenecks down to two lanes to Paynesville, squeezing trucks, commuters and tourists into...
October 2, 2016 - 8:47pm
September 30, 2016
Capital Chatter: Could broadband force rural exodus?
ST. PAUL -- A new study raises the question about whether rural communities actually grow because of broadband. "It may not be having the effect you want," one of the Oklahoma State University authors of an academic paper said. The paper, in a Southern Regional Science Association...
September 30, 2016 - 9:00pm
September 29, 2016
Letter: “It’s time for Trump”? Not so much
By Deborah Herrick, Worthington As I read another of Cal Thomas's editorials, which are pro-Trump, I almost burst out laughing at some of the reasoning in his last two paragraphs. "We know what we will get with Hillary Clinton, including corruption at the highest level. Those...
September 29, 2016 - 11:15pm
Hamilton aims for eighth term as District 22B representative
Editor’s note: The following are written responses to questions posed to the Minnesota District 22B House candidates; they are published in...
September 29, 2016 - 9:30pm
Massive cash pouring into Minnesota legislative campaigns
ST. PAUL -- The races for Minnesota House and Senate have attracted at least $5.1 million in spending from outside groups seeking to influence voters’ choices in November. That number will only grow in the final weeks before the election. The early Minnesota fundraising reports,...
September 29, 2016 - 12:05am
September 27, 2016
Weber aims for District 22 Senate re-election against Abrahamson
Brian AbrahamsonOccupation: Direct Support Professional for adults with disabilities Current residence: Luverne What qualifications...
September 27, 2016 - 9:40pm
Governor woos DFL votes
DULUTH, Minn. -- Predictably toeing a DFL party line, Gov. Mark Dayton sought to sway voters — at both at the presidential and state levels — during a Tuesday morning appearance at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center, where he delivered the keynote address at the Minnesota...
September 27, 2016 - 7:45pm
September 24, 2016
Gov. Dayton: Special session is dead. Again.
ST. PAUL — The second life of Minnesota’s proposed special legislative session lasted just over two weeks. Gov. Mark Dayton declared a special session dead in August after the two sides were unable to agree on funding for the Southwest Light Rail line. But when Dayton ordered...
September 24, 2016 - 3:43am
September 23, 2016
Capital Chatter: Minnesota Capitol not alone in renovation work
ST. PAUL -- A recent drive through Cheyenne, Wyo., included a familiar scene to a Minnesota Capitol insider: a Capitol building undergoing renovation. At least eight state Capitols, as well as the U.S. Capitol, are undergoing renovations or the work was completed recently. Kansas...
September 23, 2016 - 10:41pm