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Which way do we go? Roundabout proven safer, but some are confused
Hog heaven: Sibley-Ocheyedan FFA chapter meets fundraising goal
St. Gabriel's Church gives back with Stations of the Cross donation
Minnesota West volunteers to be featured during fund drive
Some Minnesota highways will get higher speed limits
Section 3A boys basketball: DeBoer board, free throw save Southwest
Girls basketball: MCW, BEA, JCC, Pipestone Area move on
College wrestling: Henning, Farris ousted in nationals
State wrestling tournament: Axford upsets No. 1; Two Trojans in semis
State Class A wrestling tournament: W/ML's Stevens goes OT to advance
Column: A step forward in Afghanistan
Column: District 518 moving forward with high school addition project
Column: The waiting game Boehner can't win
Column: Workforce housing key to economic growth in Greater Minnesota
Column: Twitter as America's conscience
Joseph L. Tolver
Robert H. Strandberg
Joan Vance Wiley
A real puzzler: Pat Loosbrock puts together works of art, piece by piece
Column: Hay! Did you know about our town's wonder crop?
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Looking Back: 1940 - Historic Chautauqua Park pavilion torn down
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Lamfers 80th birthday
Grube 80th birthday
Erdman 80th birthday
Moser 85th birthday
Data: Feb. 28, 2015
Data: Feb. 27, 2015
Notice of Proposed City Ordinance
Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale
Data: Feb. 24, 2015
January 22, 2015
Work on ‘people’s house’ to proceed
ST. PAUL — Minnesota citizens will have more space and senators less space when a $273 million state Capitol renovation project is completed two years from now. “There is a winner here: the people of Minnesota,” said Paul Anderson, a former state Supreme Court chief justice,...
January 22, 2015 - 8:03pm
January 14, 2015
MnDOT plans U.S. 59 reconstruction
MANKATO — Landowners with drain tile concerns along U.S. 59 near Iowa are asked to contact the hydraulics engineer at the Minnesota Department of Transportation by May 1. MnDOT plans to resurface U.S. 59 from the Iowa border to the junction with Minnesota 60 in 2016. The project...
January 14, 2015 - 9:05pm
November 18, 2014
Letter: Help sought in uncovering county school history
Nobles County Country School Heritage Preservation Project Committee Pat Demuth, Jerry Fiola, Paul Hoffman, Sandy Wood, Roger Zarn The Nobles County Historical Society has begun perhaps its most ambitious heritage preservation project ever. Over the next one to two years, we hope...
November 18, 2014 - 8:59pm
October 16, 2014
Repairs still under way
WORTHINGTON — Dormant turf restoration remains at various project locations throughout Worthington, according to the Worthington Engineering Department. Bituminous overlay restoration remains on the Lake Avenue spot repairs between Winifred Street and May Street as part of the department’s...
October 16, 2014 - 5:39pm
September 22, 2014
Sibley City Council approves grants
SIBLEY, Iowa — The Sibley City Council was presented with two grant options, and approved both, during its Monday evening meeting. One grant will provide funding for Sibley’s portion of the Osceola County Recreational Trail, while the other will give the city the ability to...
September 22, 2014 - 9:51pm
August 4, 2014
WORTHINGTON — A post-fair sickness that landed a Nobles County 4-H’er in the hospital a year ago has prompted him to write a grant to place handwashing stations throughout the fairgrounds. Blaine Doeden, 13, was awarded a more than $4,000 grant earlier this summer from the...
August 4, 2014 - 8:25pm
July 16, 2014
Good eats, sweet treats
SIBLEY, Iowa — Under sunny skies and cool breezes, children were busy putting golf balls through a mini-golf course as 4-H’ers paraded around with friendly canines in preparation for an afternoon dog show Wednesday during the first day of the Osceola County Fair in Sibley. Meanwhile,...
July 16, 2014 - 8:25pm
July 15, 2014
Lake Ocheda restoration project moves forward
WORTHINGTON — The Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District (OOWD) will seek the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ assistance in a proposed restoration project for Lake Ocheda. The project, while in its infancy, hopes to increase water quality, clarity and aquatic vegetation...
July 15, 2014 - 8:09pm
Story time with Levi
WORTHINGTON — What began as a local child’s quest to bring reading enjoyment to less fortunate children has blossomed into an incredible outpouring of support from people across Nobles County. Ten-year-old Levi Kuhl of Worthington decided earlier this summer to share some of...
July 15, 2014 - 8:06pm
July 6, 2014
Renovation project kicks into gear
ST. PAUL — A $273 million Minnesota Capitol building renovation will close most of the facility when construction workers return to the job today. The central rotunda will be among areas closed, along with all of the east wing and the ground and first floors of the west wing....
July 6, 2014 - 9:49pm
June 10, 2014
Obama’s signature officially authorizes Fargo-Moorhead diversion project
FARGO — President Barack Obama on Tuesday signed legislation authorizing the $1.8 billion diversion to protect Fargo-Moorhead from catastrophic flooding. Authorization came from the president’s signature on the Water Resources Reform and Development Act, which authorized the...
June 10, 2014 - 8:59pm
May 9, 2014
Project Morning Star moves forward
WORTHINGTON — After receiving approval at Tuesday’s Nobles County Board meeting, Project Morning Star, a residential recovery program sponsored by First Baptist Church in Worthington, will move forward with the purchase of two residences on a Roberts Avenue acreage. Project...
May 9, 2014 - 9:10pm
Program brings healthy snacks to kids
WORTHINGTON — A Statewide Health Improvement Plan (SHIP) mini-grant offered to Worthington’s Prairie Elementary is bringing healthy snacks to third- and fourth-grade students who are now counting down the days to summer vacation. The eight-day pilot project, done in collaboration...
May 9, 2014 - 9:08pm
May 6, 2014
Water system a symbol of bonding debate
ST. PAUL — Southwest Minnesota’s long-awaited water project has become the poster child for those who say the legislative public works funding process is flawed. Republicans in the House Ways and Means Committee Tuesday said that the need for water should trump projects like...
May 6, 2014 - 9:46pm