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Going to the dogs: K-9 fundraiser event scheduled
Six Minnesotans accused of attempting to join Islamic State
Pitching in: Community recycling is more than just a residential effort
Women's night out
Osceola County chicken farm tests positive for avian flu
Prep softball: Worthington blasts three homers in win
Prep tennis: Worthington tripped up on windy afternoon
College softball: No. 6 Ridgewater topples Minnesota West
Minnesota West wrestling: Farris to join defending national champs
Prep baseball: Worthington slugs way to win; Windom Area claims rematch
Column: Green shoots of bipartisanship
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Column: A new cycle of partisan hatred
Editorial: More bucks for broadband
Vernice A. Kuhl
George J. Veenhuis
Geared up: Noah Hoehn readies for release of debut album
Looking Back: 1940 -- City votes to purchase copper sulfate to treat Lake Okabena for algae
Column: Ebola? It's nothing, compared to plagues of the past
Column: These hands
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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 The term, more poetic than scientific, has been outdated by higher crop prices, but the concept remains valid.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...
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
June 10, 2014
‘Still awful dry’
WORTHINGTON — Recent rains have helped raise the water levels in Worthington’s well field, but there’s still a long way to go before the city will be lifting its ban on non-essential watering. In fact, Worthington Public Utilities General Manager Scott Hain said Tuesday the...
June 10, 2014 - 8:46pm