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Council changes purchase agreement for movie theater
'Living Well' workshop begins Oct. 3
'A blessing and a curse.' Saved from the rubble, Minn. plane crash victim won $27.7M judgement before judge reversed it.
After skydiving mishap, Army staff sergeant from Minn. takes on traumatic brain injury
Luverne DFL event is Oct. 3
TIMBERWOLVES: Athletic Jefferson catches Thibodeau's eye
Prep volleyball: Luverne takes three straight from Fulda
Gophers RBs Smith, Brooks expected to return vs. Maryland
MEN'S HOCKEY: Minnesota State Mankato picked to win WCHA, Bemidji State second
Gopher mascot runs over 7th grade Eagan football players at Vikings halftime
BROST: Add bean dips to your football fare
PARENTING PERSPECTIVES: Our reporter is embedded deep in the War on Bedtime. Here's the latest from the front lines.
AstroBob: Wildfire smoke smudges our starry skies
Flashy fall foliage: Spice up landscaping with brilliant colors
Conserving estate money no excuse for risking elder's health
Rita E. Kolander
Ruby Ethel Thurmer
Betty J. Hamann
Bill "Jockpot" Top
Delores "Dee" Hansen
Disheveled Theologian: Horror show!
Column: That would have been one great summer season
Looking Back: 1992 -- Wellstone was speaker at King Turkey Day
KTD speaker: Start noticing people
Disheveled Theologian: Evening reminiscences
out and about
Baby Shower: Carson Werner
Bruns 50th anniversary
Jensen 85th birthday
Hohensee 50th anniversary
Data: Sept. 26, 2017
Data: Sept. 25, 2017
Special School Board Meeting
Regular School Board Meeting Minutes August 2017
Notice of public hearing
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
August 23, 2011
Storm strikes portions of region
SANBORN, Iowa -- An early Tuesday morning storm resulted in scattered damage throughout areas of northeast Iowa and southwest Minnesota. Harley-Melvin-Sanborn...
August 23, 2011 - 9:52pm
June 28, 2011
Shutdown looms over state parks in local region
WORTHINGTON -- As summer approaches, the public may have to resort to alternative forms of adventure as state parks anticipate halting services...
June 28, 2011 - 9:06pm
May 9, 2011
Region prepares troop send-offs
LUVERNE -- More than 1,200 people are expected to attend a military parade and send-off for soldiers in the B Battery of the 125th Field Artillery...
May 9, 2011 - 10:37pm