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Nobles County proposes updates to feedlot ordinance
PEDv still impacting swine industry
Decline in ag land values on horizon
SWIF on the road
SB XLIX: Patriots know margin of error is small
Feds seize $19.5 million in counterfeit items ahead of Super Bowl
UPDATE: Murder case against ex-NFL player Aaron Hernandez hits delay
U.S. activists keep domestic violence in Super Bowl spotlight
College basketball: Minnesota West splits in Fergus Falls
Let's focus on sustained, strategic transportation funding
Time to listen, learn and lead
Column: The White House game of drones
Column: The sacrifice of Sarah Palin
Column: The sacrifice of Sarah Palin
Judy & Bruce Schmidt
Myron Van Ommeren
Jeanette Delores Swenson
Dennis Palmer Luitjens
Religion briefs: Jan. 29
Out & About:Jan. 30 to Feb. 21
Looking Back: 1940 -- Nobles County ranks among top flax producers in Minnesota
Looking Back: 1940 - Steamed turned into blades of new turbine at Worthington power plant
Column: On a mild, windy January day, some storm stories
Out and About
Ruesch 80th birthday
Altman 80th birthday
Hitzemann 85th birthday
Spessard 90th birthday
Hallstrom 99th birthday
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January 2, 2015
JBS employees donate $100,500
WORTHINGTON — The newest JBS pledge total to the United Way of Nobles County has hit the six-figure mark for the second consecutive year. A group of JBS representatives, including administrative staff and department heads, gathered Tuesday at the facility for an announcement...
January 2, 2015 - 3:51pm
December 17, 2014
Local representatives hear the issues
WORTHINGTON — District 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton and District 22 Sen. Bill Weber heard key regional issues on which their constituents think they should focus during the next legislative session at a Wednesday morning event hosted by the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce’s Government...
December 17, 2014 - 8:44pm
November 5, 2014
Rural votes decide Minnesota House control
ST. PAUL — Rod Hamilton summarized the Republican takeover of the Minnesota House: “This election should be a wakeup call to all state leaders! Do not turn your back on greater Minnesota!!” Indeed, the Mountain Lake Republican legislator’s tweet pointed out, 10 of 11 House...
November 5, 2014 - 8:38pm
March 6, 2014
House passes $500 million tax cut
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota House passed a $500 million tax cut Thursday and the governor announced he wants to trim taxes $616 million, but the Senate is headed for smaller cuts. Democrats said the bill representatives passed 126-2 would provide tax relief to nearly 1 million Minnesotans,...
March 6, 2014 - 8:14pm
February 25, 2014
Propane aid begins legislative session
ST. PAUL — Providing financial aid to Minnesotans struggling to pay heating bills in this polar vortex of a winter came first as the state Legislature launched its 2014 session Tuesday, with work also beginning on an effort to cut $600 million in taxes. The session’s opening...
February 25, 2014 - 8:42pm
May 4, 2010
House passes bill, trims health
ST. PAUL -- A bill Minnesota representatives passed late Tuesday continues to trim the state's largest spending area, health and human services programs. The House bill, which passed 79-54, would cut a variety of health programs, mostly for poor Minnesotans, by $170 million on top...
May 4, 2010 - 10:07pm
April 26, 2010
Campaigns kept off House floor
ST. PAUL -- State Reps. Tony Sertich and Rod Hamilton were concerned when the Legislative session started that having five of their colleagues running for governor could disrupt the flow of work in the Minnesota House. But the Legislature has cut $312 million from the state's nearly...
April 26, 2010 - 8:32pm
February 3, 2010
Party faithful pick favorite candidates
ST. PAUL -- Two state representatives appeared poised to move away from other Republican governor candidates and several Democrats were battling for bragging rights Tuesday night as Minnesotans attending more than 8,000 neighborhood meetings began picking their favorites. Reps. Marty...
February 3, 2010 - 12:00am
December 2, 2009
Hope Haven to take over operation of The Achievement Center
WORTHINGTON -- In a special evening meeting of the Nobles County Board, commissioners on Tuesday welcomed representatives of Hope Haven to the community. The Rock Valley, Iowa-based agency will take over operation of The Achievement Center beginning Jan. 1. Hope Haven specializes...
December 2, 2009 - 12:00am
December 1, 2009
Lawmakers look to job bonding
ST. PAUL -- The problem is to find money to create jobs while the economy remains troubled. The solution remains very much a work in progress two months before Minnesota legislators convene in their 2010 session. A Wednesday finance report is expected to show that finding that money...
December 1, 2009 - 12:00am