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GOP governor candidates in Marshall forum
'Our family is complete': Minnesota family reunited with dog who spent 10 days in ND cold
Essentia nurses' union challenges firings over mandatory flu shots
Former northern Minnesota cult leader has sentence reduced
Minn. seeks $5 billion for alleged 3M pollution
Devils score goal in overtime to nip Wild
College basketball: Minnesota West men hold on for first win
Gophers need to focus more on perimeter defense, coach says
Fleck, Gophers scrambling to fill QB void after Ohio prep star decommits
No. 14 Gophers men's basketball moves to 4-0 with win over Western Carolina
Letter: To respect the flag, stand for it
Letter: Let's keep clocks as is all year
Column: College and career readiness at Worthington High School
Tooting your own horn could help others
Column: Stating the case for tax reform
Leatrice (Underwood) Koening
Mabel H. Veenendall (nee Hansen)
Steven Douglas Engler
Darleen M. Bliss
My honest list of thanks
Let the countdown begin: Advent calendars symbolize time of anticipation
4 family-friendly games to spice up any Turkey Day gathering
Disheveled Theologian: Theological Stocking Stuffers, Week 2 -- Angel Anxiety Advice
On the menu for brides
out and about
Carlsbeek 50th anniversary
Brock 65th anniversary
Winter 98th birthday
Namanny 90th birthday
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November 4, 2017
City plans to declare more snow emergencies
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Public Works Department plans to make better use this winter of an emergency snow removal policy that’s already in place. Worthington Director of Public Works Todd Wietzema plans to declare more snow emergencies this winter in an effort to save the...
November 4, 2017 - 8:25am
April 21, 2017
Gone to pot: City wages war on plentiful potholes
WORTHINGTON — Nobody likes to hit a pothole. The unexpected jolt of hitting one hard enough is not only a pain for the driver but a danger...
April 21, 2017 - 4:58pm
February 28, 2017
Schnieder outlines street, highway projects
WORTHINGTON -- Nobles County Pubhlic Works Director Stephen Schnieder gave a presentation on upcoming county and city road projects during a...
February 28, 2017 - 7:10pm
February 7, 2017
Nobles County awards $9.5 million paving contract
WORTHINGTON — After selling $9.5 million in road construction bonds late last year to finance 14 bituminous overlay projects across Nobles County, commissioners on Tuesday learned five bids were received from contractors interested in doing the nearly 70 miles of paving work. Nobles...
February 7, 2017 - 8:00pm
February 6, 2017
Budget Breakout: Public Works
2017 Budget: $2,519,407 Last year’s budget: $2,368,686 What it is: Worthington Public Works maintains streets, sidewalks, parks, lakes, bike...
February 6, 2017 - 8:54pm
December 30, 2016
Resurfacing the roads: $9.5 million bond helps, but more money needed
WORTHINGTON — With the Minnesota Department of Transportation granting its approval roughly a month ahead of schedule, and $9.5 million in transportation bonds arriving this week in Nobles County, Public Works Director Stephen Schnieder says the county is poised to get an early...
December 30, 2016 - 9:37pm
Budget Breakout: Nobles County Public Works
$1,094,391 What it is: This is the amount Nobles County budgeted for public works in 2017. What it was last year: $1,076,031 Total County...
December 30, 2016 - 9:34pm
November 18, 2016
Snow day! Schools close across region as winter makes its introduction
WORTHINGTON — A mini-blizzard hit southwest Minnesota Friday, starting as early as 5:30 a.m. and closing many of the area’s schools and special...
November 18, 2016 - 10:26pm
August 12, 2016
Happy faces, not happy talk for special session
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's three top political leaders walked out to talk to reporters, wearing big smiles and delivering an occasional laugh. However, it did not take reporters long Friday to figure out that Gov. Mark Dayton, Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk and House Speaker Kurt Daudt...
August 12, 2016 - 9:15pm
June 8, 2016
Dayton gets public works campaign underway with Wednesday visits
ROCHESTER — Gov. Mark Dayton may not be up for election in November, but he is campaigning this week. The Democratic governor launched a three-day...
June 8, 2016 - 10:07pm
May 19, 2016
‘Everyone wants one’: Public works bill success predicted after another legislative failure
ST. PAUL — Two failures may equal success. The Minnesota House and Senate failed to pass their public works funding bills, but in the three days lawmakers have left this year, major legislative players expect those defeated bills to be merged into one that funds rail safety, college...
May 19, 2016 - 8:48pm
May 17, 2016
State budget talks expanded from transportation
ST. PAUL — At least they are talking. State leaders expanded budget talks Tuesday to deal with major money issues remaining before the Minnesota...
May 17, 2016 - 6:49pm
May 3, 2016
Public Works director reappointed to four-year term: County denies pay increase for Schnieder
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County commissioners reappointed Stephen Schnieder to another four-year term as the county’s public works director Tuesday, but voted to keep his salary at the same level instead of agreeing to the more than $9,000 annual pay increase Schnieder sought. Schnieder’s...
May 3, 2016 - 9:33pm
April 22, 2016
Nobles County Public Works Department
The following is part of a series of Q&As with Nobles County departments to educate the public on the services provided. April is County...
April 22, 2016 - 9:49pm
January 15, 2016
Dayton proposes borrowing $1.4 billion for public works projects
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton knows his $1.4 billion public works project plan cannot happen as proposed. “It’s like pushing a...
January 15, 2016 - 9:59pm