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Council to host budget hearing Monday
St. Mary’s proclaims itself as official sanctuary for undocumented immigrants
Budget cutting leads to 2.98 percent levy increase in Nobles County
College basketball: Chol keeps his cool
Girls basketball: Adrian starts fast, beats MLA
Boys basketball: Kunerth shot sends Fulda to victory
Gymnastics: Schneekloth, Schuett lead JCC
Prep hockey: Trojans win one!
Column: What does ABA mean for schools?
Column: Kellyanne Conway plunges into the Mommy Wars
Letter: Plenty of good opportunities are right here in Worthington
As others see it: Tax, bonding, health care need special session
Column: The media are still looking down on working-class America
Arline E. Tordsen
William "Bill" Cuperus
Joy P. Sharp
Joshua Joe Staples
Column: A Christmas past: Ice, lights, costumes, forest of yule trees
Teacher and traveler: Makela has found home in Worthington after instructing students in far-flung locales
First Lutheran Church welcomes pastor Jeanette McCormick
First Lutheran Church welcomes pastor Jeanette McCormick
Disheveled Theologian: The Santa Boat
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Vortherms 90th birthday
Carter 65th anniversary
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April 7, 2016
Railroad Crossing: Commerce continues to roll through Worthington
WORTHINGTON — Yes, there are occasional grumbles about the train horn waking people out of a sound sleep in the middle of the night, or railroad...
April 7, 2016 - 4:27pm
April 1, 2016
Senators tell railroads: begin to talk safety
ST. PAUL — Warning bells figuratively clanged Friday when a Minnesota state Senate committee had its first hearing on new legislation to force railroads to release more information about hazardous materials they haul. Even some Republicans who generally support railroads warned...
April 1, 2016 - 9:00pm
March 27, 2016
‘I wouldn’t wish this on anybody’: Visiting site of truck-train collision, Gov. Dayton urges statewide rail safety upgrades
CALLAWAY — Gov. Mark Dayton visited the site of an explosive train derailment in this northwestern Minnesota town Saturday, praising its people...
March 27, 2016 - 8:40pm
March 24, 2016
Backers of three Minnesota rail crossing projects argue their cases
ST. PAUL — Separating streets from railroads that carry oil trains could save lives in Minnesota communities, a House committee heard Thursday. Moorhead, Red Wing and Coon Rapids leaders argued for millions of dollars their communities would use to build bridges so busy railroad...
March 24, 2016 - 9:08pm
September 25, 2015
Just the ticket: Northwest Iowa Model Railroad Club still chugging along after 30 years
SIBLEY, Iowa — In 1985, four men formed an organization to celebrate their favorite pastime — model railroading. Since then, the Northwest...
September 25, 2015 - 9:07am
September 2, 2015
Better communications may mean safer oil trains
MINNEAPOLIS — Communications is a key in preventing and battling oil train disasters, two U.S. senators learned Wednesday from public safety...
September 2, 2015 - 8:46pm
August 13, 2015
All aboard: Union Pacific spends $5.3 million to improve railway in Nobles County
WORTHINGTON — Finding a vacant hotel room in Worthington might be difficult come next week. Union Pacific Railroad has booked rooms for...
August 13, 2015 - 9:26pm
July 31, 2015
Column: It's by no means China in southwest Minnesota
WORTHINGTON — Through several years while I was growing up, we lived near the railroad tracks. When you think about it, half of Worthington still lives near the railroad tracks. Worthington’s main street rolls almost exactly to Worthington’s historic red brick depot. Certainly...
July 31, 2015 - 9:36pm
July 13, 2015
Body found on train tracks north of Sibley
SIBLEY, Iowa — The Osceola County Sheriff’s Office received a call Monday about suspicious items on the railroad tracks about a half-mile north of Sibley. Upon further investigation, it was determined that a male individual had fallen from the train and was run over. The man...
July 13, 2015 - 9:39pm
July 7, 2015
Emergency managers want more railroad communications
ST. PAUL — Many Minnesota emergency managers say railroads that haul crude oil should communicate with them better. “Planning done in a silo is not effective,” Director Judson Freed of Ramsey County Emergency Management and Homeland Security said Tuesday as rail safety advocates...
July 7, 2015 - 9:15pm
June 11, 2015
Lessons to be learned
CURRIE — End-O-Line Railroad Park will soon be offering a chance to travel back in time to the turn of the century. One-room schoolhouses...
June 11, 2015 - 8:14pm
June 3, 2015
Letter: Magnolia also had link to railroad president Drake
By Marvin Kroontje, Magnolia The May 23 column by former Daily Globe editor Ray Crippen was very interesting. It was about the connection of Sioux City and St. Paul Railroad president Elias Drake’s link to Worthington and the naming of streets. The town of Magnolia was also...
June 3, 2015 - 5:53pm
May 28, 2015
Trestle burns, collapses along busy Minnesota rail line
Updated story can be found at dglobe.com/news/3755105-cn-crews-working-replace-burned-bridge-key-rail-line INTERNATIONAL FALLS — A Canadian...
May 28, 2015 - 9:57pm
February 10, 2015
Proposed Willmar wye remains on track in state rail plan
WILLMAR — The return of rail passenger service to Willmar still appears to be a long way down the line, but don’t rule out the possibility that the long-discussed wye or rail bypass could happen in the not-too-distant future. As interested residents joined at the Minnesota...
February 10, 2015 - 8:53pm
January 20, 2015
Accusations fly over short-line railroad maintenance
WORTHINGTON — Accusations of lies, as well as requests to clean up railroad ties and take care of noxious weeds, were issued by the public Tuesday morning during a Nobles County Board of Commissioners meeting. Pointing fingers and passing blame came up during a point in the...
January 20, 2015 - 9:52pm