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Franken attends groundbreaking of new school
Concerns raised about EpiPens costs
Lakeside Church welcomes new pastor
Better late than never: Grant dollars target fields damaged in 2014 flooding
Minnesota’s average ACT scores drop
Prep soccer: Experience will be key to Trojans quest for conference championship
Prep volleyball: Southwest Minnesota volleyball talent is easy to find
High school volleyball: Trojans hope experience puts them over the top
Girls tennis: Trojans drop opener to Harrisburg
High school football: H-LP gridders aiming for success
Letter: DFL political games hurt millions of Minnesotans
Column: Hillary's heel
Column: Trump's 360-degree 'pivot'
Sean Hannity, Trump's 'spin doctor'
Letter: Divider-in-chief is at it again
Ladene M. Nelson
Nina Mae Eernisse
Ryan L. Shea
Disheveled Theologian: Finding meaning in the motive
Looking Back: 1966 -- Foreign ag specialists visit Worthington
Column: Is it possible to be fast asleep for three or four weeks?
Crazy about the cube: Abel Piper, 12, participates in Rubik’s Cube National Championships
Disheveled Theologian: Twenty years later, still glad to have him with me
Out and About
Westman 111th birthday
Miller 50th anniversary
Hemmen 60th anniversary
Berger 80th birthday
Scheepstra 85th birthday
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July 31, 2016
U.S. House Agriculture Committee chairman visits Minnesota
WILLMAR -- When he works on the federal 2018 Farm Bill, U.S. Rep. Mike Conaway says he will be thinking about moms on food stamps and how changes in farm policy will affect their food costs. Conaway, R-Texas, chairman of the U.S. House Agriculture Committee, visited Minnesota late...
July 31, 2016 - 9:48pm
June 24, 2016
South Dakota ethanol industry calls for larger ethanol market
South Dakota’s $3.8 billion ethanol industry is facing a “glass ceiling,” according to officials. Every year, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) releases a proposed Renewable Volume Obligations as part of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program. The Renewable Volume...
June 24, 2016 - 8:06pm
March 6, 2016
‘Age-Friendly Communities’ grant of $100,000 to benefit region
WORTHINGTON — Aging in place — that is, staying in one’s longtime home or in the same town where a person has existing friends and support systems — is the goal of many seniors. Awareness of that goal led the Hutchinson-based Southwest Initiative Foundation (SWIF) to ask Wilder...
March 6, 2016 - 7:23pm
February 29, 2016
Wising up: WHS Knowledge Bowl eyes sub-region contest
WORTHINGTON — How many Worthington High School (WHS) students does it take to field a Knowledge Bowl team? Fourteen — at least if the year...
February 29, 2016 - 7:41pm
February 9, 2016
Thar she blows: Blizzard conditions sweep through region once again
WORTHINGTON — Another day of school — and yet another day off. That was the case Monday for school districts across southwest Minnesota and...
February 9, 2016 - 3:27pm
January 14, 2016
Deep cold, dangerous wind chills rolling in for weekend
FARGO — The brief respite from icebox-like temperatures is over in the region, at least for the next few days. A cold snap that promises deep-freeze temperatures and dangerous wind chills starts today and will continue at least through Monday, WDAY Meteorologist John Wheeler said...
January 14, 2016 - 8:34pm
August 16, 2015
Significant rainfall recorded across region
WORTHINGTON — A front that moved through Sunday brought significant precipitation to the region, with rainfall totals varying widely during downpours that occurred both Sunday morning and later in the afternoon. “There was a pretty enhanced area of heavy rain that fell across...
August 16, 2015 - 9:22pm
June 11, 2015
Heavy rains never materialize
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — For two days, weather forecasters were predicting heavy rains and possible flooding in eastern South Dakota and southern Minnesota Thursday into Friday. It never happened. National Weather Service hydrologists and forecasters in the Sioux Falls office even...
June 11, 2015 - 8:01pm
July 2, 2014
LUVERNE — While Tuesday’s visit by Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials was solely to collect damage estimates from governmental...
July 2, 2014 - 8:52pm
July 22, 2013
Cubs grab No. 7 seed in Regionals, face No. 2 Wilmont Cardinals
WORTHINGTON -- With their first playoff series win in the last decade under their belts, the Worthington Cubs claimed the No. 7 seed in the Region 13C Amateur Baseball playoffs Monday and will face off with the No. 2 seed Wilmont Cardinals in a best-of-three series starting Wednesday....
July 22, 2013 - 10:35pm
December 18, 2012
State officials discuss substance abuse in region
WORTHINGTON -- State officials from the Departments of Health, Human Services and Public Safety traveled to Worthington on Tuesday and worked with local leaders to discuss concerns about substance abuse in the region. "Fifteen percent of all state spending is attributed to substance...
December 18, 2012 - 9:37pm
November 14, 2012
SW Minn. region selected as Blandin Broadband Community
DULUTH -- Blandin Foundation announced Wednesday at its annual broadband conference in Duluth that the eight communities served by Southwest Minnesota Broadband Services (SMBS) were successful in their consortium's application to become a Blandin Broadband Community, one of only nine...
November 14, 2012 - 8:33pm
June 11, 2012
Farm to School program finding success in region
WORTHINGTON -- Imagine having 800 ears of fresh, locally-grown sweet corn delivered to your local school to serve students for lunch. It sounds...
June 11, 2012 - 11:10pm
May 24, 2012
Memorial Day observances around the region
WORTHINGTON -- The Honor Guard from American Legion Post 5 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3958 will conduct services Monday morning at several local venues: 8:30 a.m., Garden of Memories; 9 a.m., St. Mary's Cemetery; 9:30 a.m. Worthington Cemetery; and 10 a.m., Freedom Veterans...
May 24, 2012 - 8:58pm
November 15, 2011
Region's drought already a concern for spring planting
WORTHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's drought monitor has put southwest Minnesota -- and nearly all of southern Minnesota -- in the moderate to severe drought category, leaving farmers concerned about soil moisture as we move into the long winter season. University...
November 15, 2011 - 8:07pm