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Ms. Simplicity: Gift-giving during a health crisis
MN mom with history of mental illness gets prison for poisoning baby
Dayton, legislators work on health insurance aid as deadline nears
Collection of 99 vehicles too many for rural acreage
Former Worthington resident explores climate change, nuclear power in new book
Minnesota State Boys Basketball Tournament -- Thursday roundup
Flyers keep Wild in check as Minnesota woes continue
Elks hoop shoot: Worthington middle schooler makes free throws all the way to Iowa City
State boys basketball: Huskies fall to Lake City in consolation game
Scott Rall: Another plan comes together
Letter: Expect little from new education secretary
Letter: Take time to learn about holistic, nutritional cures
Letter: District 518 board ‘out of sync’ with most of community
Column: Protecting firefighters' health
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
William J. Wintz
Slyvester "Sy" Lonneman
Benjamin Bruce Raudenbush
Disheveled Theologian: Forsaken -- A few thoughts during Lent, week 4
Looking Back: 1992 -- Proposed hospital expansion plan advances
Cleaning up for colon health: Timmerman plays it safe
Monopoly kicks three classic pieces out of board game
Disheveled Theologian: Performance review: A few thoughts during Lent, week 3
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May 10, 2016
Report says Facebook suppresses conservative stories: Senate committee launches inquiry
WASHINGTON — A U.S. Senate committee launched an inquiry Tuesday into how social media website Facebook selects its news stories after a report...
May 10, 2016 - 4:45pm
April 5, 2016
Ethanol, biodiesel added to rail report: Expanded reporting started April 4
WASHINGTON — As of Monday, the federal government’s Petroleum Supply Monthly report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration included...
April 5, 2016 - 9:52pm
November 8, 2015
Environmental report released on Minnesota transmission line
ST. PAUL — Minnesota has released an environmental report on a proposed electric transmission line expected to run through the northwest region of the state. The final environmental impact statement for the Great Northern Transmission Line, proposed by Duluth-based Minnesota Power,...
November 8, 2015 - 8:53pm
July 24, 2015
Worthington Police Department releases activity report
WORTHINGTON — Worthington Chief of Police Troy Appel has issued a report on the department for the first six months of 2015. The report outlines...
July 24, 2015 - 10:02pm
June 28, 2015
Minnesota sets standard for business, report says
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota has long been recognized as a great place for hockey and manners, but a recent report places the North Star state above all its peers as the top state for business. CNBC’s annual rankings of states by multiple factors placed Minnesota ahead of Texas...
June 28, 2015 - 8:35pm
June 2, 2015
Local retail analysis released
WORTHINGTON — Retail can be a tricky business. Thankfully, research can make it a bit more simple. The Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce teamed up with the University of Minnesota Extension Monday to present collected data from Worthington’s retail environment. Neil Linscheid,...
June 2, 2015 - 9:22pm
April 27, 2015
Another round of avian influenza rocks Iowa
SIBLEY, Iowa — Five more probable cases of avian influenza in northwest Iowa were reported Monday by the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship. The report brings the total cases up to eight for the state. Osceola County now has a reported second case of the disease...
April 27, 2015 - 10:50pm
April 3, 2015
When teens crash cars, distractions usually to blame
FARGO — Distracted driving was a factor in almost 60 percent of all crashes by teenager drivers, four times as often as police reports indicated, according to a new study based on in-vehicle video recordings. But that doesn’t come as a surprise to law enforcement officials...
April 3, 2015 - 10:09pm
March 4, 2015
Report shows few streams, lakes swimmable in southwest Minnesota
ST. PAUL — Few streams or lakes in the far southwest corner of Minnesota are fishable or swimmable, according to the latest study of water bodies in that area by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. The study released Wednesday said of 93 streams studied, only three could...
March 4, 2015 - 8:44pm
February 16, 2015
Audit of embattled MNsure to be revealed today
ST. PAUL — MNsure is about to get its report card, and the results might not be pretty. The embattled health care exchange endured high-profile tech problems and struggled to sign people up for private plans in its first year, though it did help hundreds of thousands of people...
February 16, 2015 - 9:42pm
January 27, 2015
Counting the lives lost to intimate violence
Mara H. Gottfried Forum News Service ST. PAUL — The T-shirts were nestled together in adult and child sizes, and each featured a photo — the smiling faces of Komel Crowley and her daughter, 5-year-old Raniya. The two, found dead in Apple Valley, recently were added to a tally...
January 27, 2015 - 9:48pm
January 15, 2015
Rural Minnesota: poorer and more diverse
ST. PAUL — Rural Minnesota has some striking differences with Minneapolis and St. Paul, but also some surprising similarities. For instance,...
January 15, 2015 - 8:18pm
December 9, 2014
Shooting by officer justified, report says
DULUTH — An investigation has determined a Duluth police officer was justified in his decision to use deadly force in August, when he fired two non-fatal shots at a man who was wielding a knife and threatening to kill himself. Officer Marc Johnson shot 34-year-old Joe Zontelli...
December 9, 2014 - 7:46pm
December 4, 2014
Inflation eats away Minnesota surplus
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota state budget surplus sits at $1 billion, but not really. While state officials said a Thursday economic and budget report was good news, Minnesota’s top finance official said inflation will eat up what many called a surplus. Still, political leaders...
December 4, 2014 - 8:54pm
December 3, 2014
MN revenue report due today
ST. PAUL — The wraps are about to come off a top-secret report that lays the groundwork on what likely will be a $40-billion, two-year Minnesota state budget. What is called the state “budget forecast” will be unveiled to the public at 11 a.m. today in the state Capitol,...
December 3, 2014 - 8:38pm