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Early Risers Kiwanis donates hospital dolls
New work at an old building: Ocheyedan Town Hall renovations are underway
Area woman helps pen memoir on family farm
Ready to get its kicks: Construction of new soccer fields finished
First-ever WHS Snowcoming celebrates students in winter activities
Wolter: Riding the insane NFL roller-coaster
Luverne hockey tops Orono, S-O wrestlers take Okoboji Invite
Boys hockey: LSHSPTCUC score one for each letter in win over Trojans
Minnesota West basketball: Men pick up first win, women keep rolling
WHS basketball: Girls, boys sweep Windom Area on road
Letter: There's a third group of Americans, too
Letter: Thanks to organizers of community Thanksgiving
Column: Trump's demagogic illogic
Column: Stepping out in faith
Column: After a mere 25 years, the triumph of the West is over
Homemade granola easier, more affordable than you think
PieLogNog: A holiday mashup of chocolate, salted caramel, eggnog and pecan pie
Change maker: Kevin Donovan pushes Worthington, and himself, to succeed
Our region was major supplier of early engines for Humvees
Disheveled Thelogian: A feast, a robbery and a reason to give thanks
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Vortherms 90th birthday
Carter 65th anniversary
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August 13, 2014
Candidates file in area city and school district races
WORTHINGTON — The filing deadline has passed for local races this November. Several candidates have made their intentions known in both city and school board races. Those interested in rescinding their candidacy have until 5 p.m. today to do so. Below is a list of candidates in...
August 13, 2014 - 7:59pm
Johnson wins four-way GOP governor race
ST. PAUL -- A Republican with greater Minnesota roots who is a Hennepin County commissioner won the governor nomination Tuesday in his party's primary election. Jeff Johnson told supporters after winning that he has a tough race ahead of him because Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton...
August 13, 2014 - 10:10am
July 29, 2014
Governor candidates raise, spend less cash
ST. PAUL — If the Minnesota governor’s race hasn’t grabbed your attention yet, here’s one reason: The candidates haven’t raised or spent nearly as much money on their campaigns as previous contenders. So far this year, the five leading Democratic-Farmer-Labor and Republican...
July 29, 2014 - 9:06pm
June 9, 2014
Doused in color
WORTHINGTON — More than 400 people were adorned with the colors of the rainbow from head to toe by the time they crossed the finish line Saturday...
June 9, 2014 - 10:08am
June 8, 2014
MN man will bike 20 hours a day across the U.S.
WOODBURY — Bob McEnaney would be jailed if he did this to anyone else. If he forced someone to ride a bike 20 hours a day for 12 days, he’d...
June 8, 2014 - 7:44pm
June 3, 2014
Busy end to Minnesota political filing
ST. PAUL — The final day Minnesotans could file for political offices was a busy one Tuesday: A gas leak forced the secretary of state’s office to accept paperwork outside, a western Minnesota congressional candidate rushed to St. Paul to meet the deadline, a one-time Democratic...
June 3, 2014 - 9:10pm
June 2, 2014
2014 election campaigns off and running
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s 2014 election campaign really got under way Monday. Republicans were looking to make a dent in Democratic-Farmer-Labor...
June 2, 2014 - 9:24pm
May 29, 2014
DFL to open low-key convention with an eye to engaging voters
Heading into the state convention weekend that marks the kickoff of campaign season, the re-election pitch from Minnesota’s dominant Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party is clear: Keep us in charge. “I think the biggest message is promises made, promises kept,” said Ken Martin,...
May 29, 2014 - 8:01pm
Republicans look for an opening
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Republicans are looking for any opportunity to get a foothold in a state government dominated by Democrats. Sen. Scott Newman announced Thursday that he is seeking to upset two-term Democratic Attorney General Lori Swanson and become the first Republican...
May 29, 2014 - 7:59pm
May 28, 2014
Value of GOP endorsement to be tested
ROCHESTER — The Minnesota Republican Party’s process for endorsing candidates is at a tipping point. The 2,200 delegates to the GOP state convention this weekend in Rochester must show they can endorse candidates for governor and U.S. senator who are capable of winning elections....
May 28, 2014 - 9:12pm
May 23, 2014
MN political conventions provide interesting about-face
ST. PAUL — People attending next weekend’s Minnesota state political conventions may wonder if they are in the right place. Democratic-Farmer-Labor party delegates meet in Duluth, while Republicans are packing their bags for Rochester. But once in place, delegates may discover...
May 23, 2014 - 9:08pm
May 21, 2014
Governor race activity picks up as GOP convention nears
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Republican convention is a week and a half away, so governor candidates are doing everything they can to get delegate...
May 21, 2014 - 8:48pm
May 20, 2014
Congressional candidate Hagedorn back in race
WORTHINGTON — A little more than six weeks after losing his party’s endorsement for Minnesota’s First Congressional District, Jim Hagedorn...
May 20, 2014 - 9:12pm
May 14, 2014
MN study finds racial disparities in marijuana arrests
DULUTH — Black Minnesotans were 6.4 times more likely to be arrested for possessing marijuana than whites, according an analysis of 2011 public...
May 14, 2014 - 8:25pm
April 29, 2014
Dayton, Franken lead GOP rivals, poll finds
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton and U.S. Sen. Al Franken have double-digit leads over all their announced Republican challengers, according to a Suffolk University poll of Minnesota voters released Tuesday. Fewer than half the voters said they plan vote for the two Democratic-Farmer-Labor...
April 29, 2014 - 9:01pm