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Five ways Minnesota is tackling the opioid crisis
Two sides of the opioid crisis in Minnesota: New opioid addiction treatments are saving lives, but not everyone has access
ASTRO BOB: The Winter Triangle meets the preposterous monoceros
'Building the ice palace': Artist Hans Gilsdorf reflects on challenges of construction
SWMHP gets grant for local energy project
College men's hockey: Bulldogs finish sweep of Miami
Boys basketball: Trojans win with solid second half
Twins trade for starting pitcher Jake Odorizzi
Iowa state wrestling: DeJong second at 195 pounds
Section 3A gymnastics: Worthington qualifies for fourth straight state tournament
Commentary: Why are natural disasters called an act of God?
Commentary: Liars required for 'fake news' to proliferate
Letter: Story on Brewster boulder triggers memories
Letter: Exchange student experiences first Thanksgiving, Christmas in Worthington
Column: Worthington schools committed to 'Child Find'
Mary "Betty" Anderson
Bonnie Kay Liebl
Rubber plants follow natural tree-like tendency
Disheveled Theologian: Of mince and (paper) men
Still visit those who no longer recognize you
Heritage houseplants: Readers share stories of long-living plants
Kind kids help hurting teacher
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Huisman 60th anniversary
Boltjes 50th anniversary
Heeringa 70th anniversary
Koehne 60th anniversary
Birth: Elizabeth Ruth Standafer
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
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.
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.
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