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Pipestone Pow Wow
Baby’s death under investigation
Love of the game
Running with Wayne
Crossing the bridge to Kibeho
VFW baseball: Pipestone, Worthington come up short in district
Amateur baseball: Wilmont, Luverne clinch
14U soccer: Worthington wins state championship
Amateur baseball: Jackson ends series with Adrian
Legion baseball: St. James routs Luverne
Column: The vacant presidency
Column: Heading for a high court showdown?
Column: Minnesota’s corn check-off makes positive impact beyond the farm
Column: Off and on the record
Column: Limousine liberalism's good works
Maylon G. Muir
Richard Nicholas Gaul
Gladys B. Eitreim
In the footsteps: Trekkers re-enact pioneer handcart journey
Column: When getting on the road again, know you've come a long way
Religion briefs: July 24
Guthrie’s ‘My Fair Lady’ is lavish and ‘loverly’
Looking Back: 1939 - Large bowling alley planned in Worthington
Out and About
Wietzema 50th anniversary
Greve 50th anniversary
2014 Sample Ballot
Data: July 27, 2014
Probate of Gary Lonneman
Notice of Public Hearing on Tax Abatement Request
Data: July 26, 2014
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
May 5, 2014
Fundraiser for Worthington flag project is Friday
WORTHINGTON — American flags will soon be lining Oxford Street, thanks to the efforts of the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce Community Improvement Committee. A total of 74 flags will stretch from near Oxford Street’s intersection with Diagonal Road to Douglas Avenue. It...
May 5, 2014 - 7:57pm
Lewis & Clark in Senate bonding bill for $13 million
WORTHINGTON — Luverne Mayor Pat Baustian said he believed the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System would receive a significant amount of money once the Senate bonding bill was released. When the final projects included in the $1 billion bill were unveiled Monday morning,...
May 5, 2014 - 7:44pm
February 24, 2014
Group to build in Bioscience Park
WORTHINGTON — Prairie Holdings Group needed a new office space, and the company won’t have to go far to find the land for it. The Worthington City Council approved on Monday the sale to PHG of eight lots in the Bioscience Industrial Park, where a new building will be constructed. “It’s...
February 24, 2014 - 9:55pm
February 20, 2014
Conservation easements crucial to restoring Grass Lake
WILLMAR — Two decades of complex negotiations, hydrologic and hydraulic studies, state grants, right-of-way purchases and conservation easements have been slowly woven together to develop a plan to restore Grass Lake near Willmar. Revised plans that were reviewed this week by the...
February 20, 2014 - 9:26pm
December 6, 2012
Library project stalled
WORTHINGTON -- After several failed motions and one failed amendment, Nobles County Commissioners voted 3-2 Thursday evening to table a decision on bonding for capital improvement projects, including a new county library. The action came after nearly a dozen individuals offered input...
December 6, 2012 - 11:12pm
November 19, 2012
Bridge demolition today
WORTHINGTON -- Crews will begin demolition of the old railroad bridge over Minnesota 60 in Worthington today, with plans formalizing to open up the new four-lane highway from Bigelow to Worthington's beltline, near Worthington Power and Equipment by the end of this month.
November 19, 2012 - 9:57pm
October 9, 2012
WORTHINGTON -- Tuesday morning brought a different start to the school day for some Worthington fifth-graders and high school students. Instead of typical class time, students from both schools interacted through a video conference made possible by newly purchased ITVs (interactive...
October 9, 2012 - 8:06pm