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Which way do we go? Roundabout proven safer, but some are confused
Hog heaven: Sibley-Ocheyedan FFA chapter meets fundraising goal
St. Gabriel's Church gives back with Stations of the Cross donation
Minnesota West volunteers to be featured during fund drive
Some Minnesota highways will get higher speed limits
Section 3A boys basketball: DeBoer board, free throw save Southwest
Girls basketball: MCW, BEA, JCC, Pipestone Area move on
College wrestling: Henning, Farris ousted in nationals
State wrestling tournament: Axford upsets No. 1; Two Trojans in semis
State Class A wrestling tournament: W/ML's Stevens goes OT to advance
Column: A step forward in Afghanistan
Column: District 518 moving forward with high school addition project
Column: The waiting game Boehner can't win
Column: Workforce housing key to economic growth in Greater Minnesota
Column: Twitter as America's conscience
Joseph L. Tolver
Robert H. Strandberg
Joan Vance Wiley
A real puzzler: Pat Loosbrock puts together works of art, piece by piece
Column: Hay! Did you know about our town's wonder crop?
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Looking Back: 1940 - Historic Chautauqua Park pavilion torn down
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Lamfers 80th birthday
Grube 80th birthday
Erdman 80th birthday
Moser 85th birthday
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Notice of Proposed City Ordinance
Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale
Data: Feb. 24, 2015
February 10, 2015
Normal winter weather returns
MINNEAPOLIS — Now that’s the winter we know and love. After a stretch of relatively mild weather, Minnesota and North Dakota received a jolting reminder Tuesday that it is indeed February in the Upper Midwest. The National Weather Service has all but the extreme southwestern...
February 10, 2015 - 8:50pm
December 30, 2014
LUVERNE — After a multi-year drought in southwest Minnesota, the skies opened up in mid-June across the region, dumping approximately 17 inches of rain in Rock County within a span of a week and leaving millions of dollars in damage in its wake. More than $5 million in damage...
December 30, 2014 - 9:35pm
September 1, 2014
FARGO, N.D. — Farmers once described timely, crop-boosting precipitation as “a million-dollar rain.” The term, more poetic than scientific, has been outdated by higher crop prices, but the concept remains valid. Widespread rains across the Upper Midwest during the weekend...
September 1, 2014 - 8:56pm
July 28, 2014
Sails must go on
WORTHINGTON — A watery weather event dumped a definite downer on some weekend activities of the Worthington Windsurfing Regatta and Unvarnished Music Festival, but positive attitudes and plenty of “Plan B’s” kept many scheduled events on course despite the rain. And with...
July 28, 2014 - 4:50pm
June 24, 2014
Flood fight complicated by wind-whipped waves
WARROAD — As rain fell intermittently Tuesday, sometimes heavily, a small army of volunteers joined city, state and federal officials in a rushed sandbagging effort to protect this resort city from potential flooding from Lake of the Woods. A stiff northeast wind, fueling waves...
June 24, 2014 - 9:28pm
June 18, 2014
Flooding along border prompts Guard response
INTERNATIONAL FALLS — The good news for flood-weary residents along the Minnesota-Ontario border is that the amount of water moving through local rivers dropped a bit Wednesday after having peaked Tuesday. The bad news is that there’s a good chance of more rain from today through...
June 18, 2014 - 8:52pm
Column: What the rain brings
“Were you angry with the rivers, LORD? Was your wrath against the streams? Torrents of water swept by; the deep roared and lifted its waves on high.” Habakkuk 3:8,10 It’s almost as if Habakkuk lived here in southwest Minnesota, isn’t it? As if he could see the rivers and...
lifestyles / religion
June 18, 2014 - 12:48pm
June 15, 2014
Regatta vendors roll in(side) with the rain
WORTHINGTON — BenLee’s Café lacked light breezes and a lake view, but it did offer shelter from the raging rainstorm during Saturday’s Windsurfing Regatta in Worthington. Two of the regatta’s six 2014 vendors, Larry Boernsen of Boernsen Bees, Ocheyedan, Iowa, and Kaia...
June 15, 2014 - 10:06pm
Regatta cheer spreads from far and near
WORTHINGTON — Lorraine “Rainie” Kluver’s name was particularly apt on Saturday, when the region’s skies released more-than-generous showers and frustrated scheduled events of the Worthington Windsurfing Regatta and Unvarnished Music Festival, among other area activities. But...
June 15, 2014 - 10:00pm