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A bear mauled a cyclist in the Alaskan woods. His friend came to his rescue.
A man helped a lost toddler find her parents, police say. He was smeared online as a predator
Republican healthcare bill imperiled with 22 million seen losing insurance
Three CNN journalists resign after Russia-related article retracted
The world's regard for the U.S. has plunged under Trump, poll finds
VFW baseball: Slayton tops Worthington behind solid pitching, big third inning
Red Sox top Twins, Sale posts 10th victory
Wild sign Olofsson to two-year contract
Second all-star trip would be 'a blessing' for Santana
Arizona judge jails Vikings WR for one day in alcohol case
Forget multi-tasking. Here's how to monotask like a boss
Column: How can we lift the tension between law enforcement and motorists of color?
Faith Conversations: Wife moving forward after sudden death ministry partner
Column: 4-H speaking inspires, prompts memories of grandfather
Why do squirrels strip tree bark?
Gwinevere Elaine Neil
George Blom Johnson
John H. Korfe
Donald H. Brockberg
Column: Slip away to a luxury weekend at your Hotel Thompson
Disheveled Theologian: Treasure hunting
Looking Back: 1967 -- 1923 WHS graduate speaks at 100th Carleton commencement
Column: What became of those magic pills that cut fuel costs in half?
WHS 70th reunion
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Munns 70th anniversary
Hoefker 60th anniversary
Abrahamson 50th anniversary
Luitjens 25th anniversary
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Regular School Board Meeting Minutes May 2017
Nobles County Public Works Facility reroof proposals
Data: June 24, 2017
May 20, 2017
Mille Lacs Lake bass population TBD
WEALTHWOOD, Minn.—Thursday was a slow day for bass fishing on Mille Lacs Lake for three fisheries staff members with the Minnesota DNR. Luckily they weren't looking to take any home. Just a handful of bass were scooped in about 20 minutes, mainly from shores and docks on the...
May 20, 2017 - 7:45pm
April 8, 2017
Column: Rural communities need to welcome new people, new ideas
The "rural inquisition" is that friendly — and sometimes not-so-friendly — interrogation that occurs when someone new comes to town....
April 8, 2017 - 10:10am
January 3, 2016
Minnesota’s retirement population is about to explode. Are we ready?
ST. PAUL — By some standards — in particular, those of AARP — Minnesota is the best place to retire in the country. Soon we’ll get the chance to put that distinction to the test: The “Roaring Twenties” of the 20th century will become the “Retiring Twenties” of the...
January 3, 2016 - 7:48pm
December 22, 2015
Minnesota population up slightly, but changes coming
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s population continued a slight uptick in the past year, but thousands continue to leave for other states and the day when senior citizens outnumber students draws close. Immigrants from other countries helped fuel the increase. Minnesota grew somewhat slower...
December 22, 2015 - 9:36pm
November 2, 2015
New ammunition law to make prison overcrowding worse
ST. PAUL — Legislators and state officials search for long-term solutions to house Minnesota’s overflowing prison population, while a newly...
November 2, 2015 - 9:29pm
September 28, 2015
Immigrants will drive U.S. population growth in next five decades, report says
CHICAGO — Immigrants and their descendants will drive U.S. population growth over the next half century, transforming the country into one...
September 28, 2015 - 10:13pm
August 4, 2015
Report breaks down inmate deaths
A recent report showed 38 inmates in North Dakota and 280 in Minnesota died from 2000 to 2013 while being held at jails and prisons. The Bureau of Justice Statistics report, released Tuesday outlined the number of inmate deaths nationwide during that time period. In North Dakota,...
August 4, 2015 - 8:15pm
July 21, 2015
Crow Wing County Board: Population surge possible, study shows
BRAINERD — A lot more is now known about people who own second homes in eight central and western Minnesota counties in the heart of Minnesota lake country. A lack of data prompted a study conducted by University of Minnesota Extension community economics educators who discussed...
July 21, 2015 - 9:41pm
March 31, 2015
Growth is good: 2014 saw new businesses, added population in Worthington
WORTHINGTON — Business was booming last year in Worthington, according to the 2014 building permit report and 2015 population estimate released...
March 31, 2015 - 3:56pm
October 7, 2014
District hosts work session to discuss options
WORTHINGTON — The District 518 school board met for a work session Tuesday morning to discuss expansion options for the Worthington High School...
October 7, 2014 - 10:03pm
September 14, 2014
Ecumen, MnSCU to partner on rural senior care
MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL — Rural Minnesota is acutely impacted by the collision of a rapidly aging population and a shortage of nurses in senior care. Ecumen, a non-profit senior housing and services organization that operates in many rural Minnesota communities, and Minnesota State...
September 14, 2014 - 9:00pm
June 29, 2014
The battle against the bugs
WORTHINGTON — The rumors are true. It’s a bad year for bugs — so far, at least. Flooding from recent storms around the area has created...
June 29, 2014 - 7:22pm