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Beach Bash is back
City council approves extended loan for mall site redevelopment
Data: June 28, 2016
Franken's staff in Worthington today
WPD, NCSO work with National Child Safety Council to distribute information
Amateur baseball: Henning, Cubs clip Lakefield
VFW baseball: Slayton nips Worthington 3-2
Prep softball: West Lyon downs Sibley-Ocheyedan
Doug Wolter: Amateur baseball without Wilmont isn't the same
Legion baseball: Hurley shines for Post 5
Letter: See East-Africans as people, not terrorists
Column: An affordable Rx for Americans
Column: Brexit, meet Trexit
Column: For Trump, fringe conspiracies take center stage
Paul L. Hagen
Lawrence Joseph Wychor
Edward G. Lenz
Marcella G. Scott
How does your garden grow? Williams property one of four on upcoming tour
Column: June 28, 1876 -- Circus in town, complaints ensue
Looking Back: 1966 -- Construction aplenty taking place in Worthington
Heart of St. Kilian: 129-year-old parish goes to oratory status
Column: People are always talking about other people here
Out and About
Puhl 80th birthday
Isder 85th birthday
Alberts 97th birthday
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May 19, 2016
Man pleads guilty to hate crime charge for restaurant torching
FARGO — A Grand Forks man pleaded guilty to a federal hate crime Thursday for setting fire last December to a Somali restaurant in Grand Forks. After entering a plea agreement, Matthew William Gust, 25, admitted he set fire on Dec. 8 to Juba Coffee House and Restaurant on South...
May 19, 2016 - 5:00pm
May 18, 2016
Refugees, health officials dispute report suggesting refugees carry TB risk
FARGO — A few minutes before a Fargo TV station aired a story about the supposed tuberculosis risk posed by refugee resettlement, four New...
May 18, 2016 - 9:00am
March 10, 2016
China blasts U.S. ‘rape and murder’ at U.N. Human Rights Council
GENEVA — China strongly rejected U.S.-led criticism of its human rights record at the U.N. Human Rights Council Thursday, saying the United States was hypocritical and guilty of crimes including the rape and murder of civilians. “The U.S. is notorious for prison abuse at Guantanamo...
March 10, 2016 - 3:43pm
February 23, 2016
Rochester police suspend officer for Facebook posts
ROCHESTER -- A Rochester police officer is under investigation after images carrying anti-Muslim and anti-black sentiments surfaced on his Facebook page. Officer Ben Schlag was placed on paid administrative leave Friday, Rochester Police Chief Roger Peterson said. Peterson said Schlag’s...
February 23, 2016 - 2:15pm
December 30, 2015
Column: Racism -- Worthington and St. Cloud
By Myrle Cooper. Guest Commentator Older readers may recall the movie Cool Hand Luke (1967). The prison chain-gang captain or “Boss”(played by Strother Martin), warned defiant prisoner Luke (played by Paul Newman), “What we’ve got here is a failure to communicate.” Punishments...
opinion / columns
December 30, 2015 - 9:41pm
December 15, 2015
Arrest made in fire at Somali-owned restaurant
CROOKSTON -- The suspect in last week’s arson fire at a Somali-owned restaurant in Grand Forks, N.D., has been arrested. Matthew William Gust,...
December 15, 2015 - 3:27pm
October 13, 2015
Dayton blunt in MN forum: Anyone who can’t accept immigrants ‘should find another state’
ST. CLOUD — Harsh words and heartfelt sentiment were exchanged by community members and local officials on racial issues in Central Minnesota at the St. Cloud NAACP Community Conversation with Gov. Mark Dayton. Hosted Tuesday at St. Cloud Public Library, about 100 people from...
October 13, 2015 - 9:32pm
September 23, 2015
Letter: Racist language can only lead to evil
By Debra Hogenson, Brewster It is easy to move people with hate and fear. United States history is littered with movements lead by racist demagogues, from Father Coughlin during the Great Depression, to George Wallace in the 1960s, and — well, —Donald Trump. Presidential candidate...
opinion / letters
September 23, 2015 - 5:32pm
June 28, 2015
Minnesota tackles teachers gap
Minnesota is taking aim at social and institutional forces that put the least experienced and least qualified teachers in the state’s neediest schools. Majority-white schools in Minnesota have half as many nontenured teachers as schools with large numbers of black, Asian, Hispanic...
June 28, 2015 - 8:48pm
August 12, 2014
Letter: Racism still thrives in parts of country
I am watching a movie this morning. It was about the harsh treatment of the Indians in the 1800s. That hasn’t changed much. This morning I received a phone call at 4:30 a.m. from my friend in Mississippi about the racism. It is no better than 1800s. My friend has been treated the...
August 12, 2014 - 12:14pm