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Candidates plan ice cream social
Dayton wants Minnesotans to take clean water pledge
Minnesota State Fair celebrates Yellow Ribbon program for veterans
City planning for 2017 budget continues
Area prep volleyball roundup
Prep volleyball: Serving strong in win for H-BC
Girls tennis: Trojans show fight in loss
College volleyball: Lady Jays open season with new look
Prep football: Area football teams gear up for another season
Letter: Kiwanis projects are making an impact
Column: The cost of the EpiPen price increase
Column: Reforms and solutions to help First District farmers
Letter: Wake up and smell the drug companies
Letter: Either way, change coming in health insurance
Kenneth Linn Gaiser
Fern Rosezella Clauson
Lucille Margaret Poynter
Looking Back: 1991 -- New group home opening in Jackson County
Biking Bob: 78-year-old Hibma still doing plenty of pedaling
Column: A Nobles County cowboy made 1934 history
Column: Together 2016 a gathering to remember
Disheveled Theologian: Finding meaning in the motive
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Yungmann 80th birthday
Ringkob 45th anniversary
Bullerman 60th anniversary
Froderman 65th anniversary
Rutzen 65th anniversary
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Zimmer: It's 'possible' Bridgewater could be out for season
January 29, 2015
Democrats set high bar for supporting Obama on trade
PHILADELPHIA — Senior Democrats in the House of Representatives said Thursday they would insist President Barack Obama provide hard evidence that proposed free trade deals will boost median U.S. incomes, laying out tough terms to support his trade agenda. The demands, hours before...
January 29, 2015 - 8:47pm
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...
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...
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...
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...
December 1, 2009 - 12:00am