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Nearly five years after his death, the parents of Zach Sobiech discover handwritten lyrics to his No.1 song
Legal battle erupts with appointment to replace Al Franken
Employers, health providers focus on health maintenance to cut treatment costs
'This was a difficult day,' immigration judge says as he rules to deport Minnesota man
Essentia envisions multimillion-dollar investment in downtown Duluth campus
Academic All-State football players named
College basketball: Bluejays go two OTs to win seventh straight
Minnesota Duluth's Perunovich fighting for spot on junior national hockey team
College basketball: Early Lady Jays lead turns to dust
Molitor acknowledges Twins' 'tremendous interest' in Yu Darvish
No need to plan kindness this season
Wine options for your holiday meal
Column: A correction, and more reasons to not trust Ag2School
Letter: Help of 'angels' is appreciated
Letter: Just say no to Industrial Wind
Shauna M. Kraft
Evelyn Mary Lucker
Dennis C. Freking
Minn. resident tracked Santa's 1964 flight from North Pole -- for real
In matters of the heart, faith becomes real
Always cover Norfolk Island Pine after purchase
Cake mix makes Christmas baking a breeze
Live Nativity is Sunday in Luverne
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Knigge 50th anniversary
Birth: Hunter Rose Barrie
Jenkins 40th anniversary
Breuker 95th birthday
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
July 10, 2017
A hidden population: Youth homelessness is on the rise
July 10, 2017 - 8:05pm
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.
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