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S.D. beef processor cuts deal with ABC in 'pink slime' defamation case
Popular central Minnesota lakes near 'tipping points' for water quality
Minnesota appeals court denies new trial for man who used filet knife to kill roommate
Russia says will respond 'with dignity' if USA mounts Syria strike
'I don't like bullies': Reporter explains why he confronted Sarah Huckabee Sanders
Ex-NFL running back Portis considered murder after losing millions
Strandberg off to a hot start at Nobles County Speedway
NBA star Curry to compete in Web.com Tour event
Knicks cut ties with Jackson after 3 years
Red Sox top Twins without suspended Farrell
Hoops on Hops: How and why glassware adds to your enjoyment of beer
All-American fun: Patriotic playdough is an easy DIY for summer
Champagne: A refreshing explosion for the Fourth of July
Letter: Graduation, music and travel mark end to stay
Letter: WPD known for rude police behavior
Douglas "Dugan" Suss
Gwinevere Elaine Neil
George Blom Johnson
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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80th Birthday: Iva Barber
Munns 70th anniversary
Hoefker 60th anniversary
Abrahamson 50th anniversary
City of Worthington summary financial report
City council resolution No. 2017-06-02
City of Worthington Statement of Revenues, Expenses and Changes in Net Position
Independent school district 518 call for bids
Out and About: June 28 to July 12
May 30, 2017
Three Mile Island, site of 1979 nuclear accident, to close in 2019
Pennsylvania's Three Mile Island power plant will close in 2019, forty years after it was the site of the worst nuclear accident in U.S. history,...
May 30, 2017 - 1:58pm
April 5, 2017
President Trump declares end to 'war on coal,' but utilities aren't listening
WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK - When President Donald Trump signed an executive order last week to sweep away Obama-era climate change regulations,...
April 5, 2017 - 2:59pm
May 8, 2016
New Minnkota headquarters in Grand Forks project progressing
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A flurry of construction activity in southwest Grand Forks has transformed a vacant parcel of land into the outline of Minnkota Power Cooperative’s future headquarters. “I think people are surprised when they go down 32nd Avenue and see how far we’ve come,”...
May 8, 2016 - 7:34pm
April 18, 2016
Obama immigration plan unlikely to revive: Supreme Court considers limits of presidential power
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s bid to save his plan to spare millions of immigrants in the country illegally from deportation and...
April 18, 2016 - 10:16pm
March 22, 2016
Nobles 2 Power Partners plans local wind farm
WORTHINGTON — Nobles 2 Power Partners, LLC., has announced plans to develop a 250- to 300-megawatt wind farm in portions of northern Nobles...
March 22, 2016 - 9:12pm
February 17, 2016
Serious about solar? Not yet, WPU manager says
WORTHINGTON — With large solar arrays cropping up in communities like Slayton and Marshall, Worthington Public Utilities (WPU) General Manager Scott Hain said WPU is keeping an eye on the alternative power source, but won’t be jumping on the bandwagon — at least not in the near...
February 17, 2016 - 8:48pm
February 9, 2016
Green with energy: Osceola County Board moves forward with solar power project
SIBLEY, Iowa — After a lengthy debate, the Osceola County Board of Supervisors made a pledge to go green during Tuesday morning’s regular meeting. Osceola Electric Cooperative (REC) is in the process of creating a community solar park near Hawkeye Point, north of Sibley. REC...
February 9, 2016 - 8:30pm
February 7, 2016
'This could be the best business decision I ever made': Solar array on Paynesville business rooftop one of largest in state
PAYNESVILLE — As soon as the January sun popped out from behind the clouds, the green computer-generated graph line at Louis Industries soared up in a sharp peak. At the same time, the graphics depicting the amount of money made and trees saved also changed. “Did you see that?”...
February 7, 2016 - 9:23pm
January 3, 2016
Municipal power agency reveals new name, logo and website
BLUE EARTH — Central Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (CMMPA) is changing its consulting division’s name from Utilities Plus to Central Municipal Power Agency/Services (CMPAS — pronounced “compass”). Although the name changes, the agency will continue conducting electric...
January 3, 2016 - 7:38pm
July 22, 2015
Weekly Flower Power winner announced
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce through the Community Improvement Committee is sponsoring a “Flower Power” Yard of the Week. This week’s recipient is David Roslansky, 804 W. Shore Drive. Anyone is eligible to nominate a residence or a business as a...
July 22, 2015 - 10:11pm
‘Oil above the ground’: Algonquin Power Company, Geronimo Energy break ground on wind farm
WINDOM — With a slight breeze creating a rustling of the leaves in a nearby soybean field, leaders from Algonquin Power Co. and Geronimo Energy,...
July 22, 2015 - 9:56pm
June 10, 2015
S.D. wind farm now producing power
TRIPP, S.D. — The latest wind farm in South Dakota is fully operational, according to the company CEO of the firm that owns the project. BayWa...
June 10, 2015 - 8:26pm
May 25, 2015
City utility leaders receive high-level outlook for power industry
BLUE EARTH — A delegation from Mountain Lake, Springfield, and Windom municipal utilities joined nearly 100 of their public power counterparts recently for the annual meeting of Central Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (CMMPA), headquartered in Blue Earth. The delegation heard...
May 25, 2015 - 7:49pm
April 9, 2015
Aurora: Pipestone part of state’s largest solar project
PIPESTONE — A large-scale solar project, known as the Aurora Project, will set up one of its sites in Pipestone. The proposed photovoltaic (PV) installations will be installed at 24 sites across 16 counties, with the Pipestone location being the only one located in southwest...
April 9, 2015 - 3:23pm
March 5, 2015
Nuclear plant unit shut down; operators investigate fire alarm
RED WING — The Prairie Island nuclear power plant in southeast Minnesota filed a notification of an “unusual event” after a fire alarm sounded at 4:06 a.m. today. Operators had safely shut down one unit of the plant by 7:32 a.m. to investigate the alarm in the unit’s containment...
March 5, 2015 - 7:57pm