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Buffers: County awaits final public water inventory maps
Woman in fatal Bemidji fire had arms tied up, found under mattress
Summer stage matinee
Northern Black Hills fire only 5 percent contained
Data: June 30, 2016
Legion baseball: Adrian's Loosbrock, Rogers sink Post 5
Minnesota West football: Linder to break in new players, and new coaches, too
VFW baseball: Slayton nips Worthington 3-2
Prep softball: West Lyon downs Sibley-Ocheyedan
Doug Wolter: Amateur baseball without Wilmont isn't the same
City should see positive impact Journey building can have
Column: Have a happy Fourth, and give thanks
Column: Double trouble for Trump
Letter: Finally, a good decision from the DNR
Column: Orlando was about Islamic ideology, not guns
Marilyn Jean Dahl
How does your garden grow? Williams property one of four on upcoming tour
Looking Back: 1996 -- Parade, demo derby and much more set for Worthington’s Fourth
Column: June 28, 1876 -- Circus in town, complaints ensue
Looking Back: 1966 -- Construction aplenty taking place in Worthington
Heart of St. Kilian: 129-year-old parish goes to oratory status
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Puhl 80th birthday
Isder 85th birthday
Alberts 97th birthday
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June 13, 2016
Area GOP endorses Weber, Schomacker and Hamilton
EDGERTON — Republicans from eight counties gathered Friday in Edgerton to officially endorse the re-election bids of their current state lawmakers. Sen. Bill Weber of Luverne and Reps. Joe Schomacker of Luverne and Rod Hamilton of Mountain Lake received the party’s support and...
June 13, 2016 - 10:16pm
May 23, 2016
Transportation, bonding fail at end of Minnesota Legislature
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislators came to St. Paul with hopes to pass a good many bills, but they failed to approve two major issues, transportation...
May 23, 2016 - 9:26am
April 13, 2016
Column: Fortune-cookie platitudes
WASHINGTON — Reince Priebus, the beleaguered and balding Republican National Committee chairman, was asked a few days ago about his mane. “How much gray hair do you think you’re going to have by December?” CNN’s Jake Tapper inquired. “Gray is fine,” the party boss...
opinion / columns
April 13, 2016 - 10:20am
March 2, 2016
Carson fades: Republicans grapple with Trump victories
WASHINGTON — Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson pulled out of the Republican fracas Wednesday after Super Tuesday contests in which Donald Trump...
March 2, 2016 - 4:36pm
February 16, 2016
Obama scolds Senate Republicans for Supreme Court threat
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. — President Barack Obama vowed Tuesday to pick an indisputably qualified nominee for the Supreme Court and chided Republicans...
February 16, 2016 - 9:31pm
February 14, 2016
The next justice: Republicans gear up for Supreme Court battle after Scalia’s death
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — Republican lawmakers and presidential candidates hardened their positions Sunday on blocking a move by President Barack...
February 14, 2016 - 8:56pm
January 28, 2016
GOP candidates meet for last time before Iowa caucus
DES MOINES, Iowa — Republican front-runner Donald Trump skipped a presidential debate in Iowa on Thursday after a flurry of last-minute negotiations...
News / politics
January 28, 2016 - 11:08pm
January 12, 2016
State of the Union: Obama knocks Republicans for anti-Muslim rhetoric, seeks to set 2016 tone
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama knocked Republican presidential candidates for anti-Muslim rhetoric and accused critics Tuesday of playing...
January 12, 2016 - 10:17pm
January 5, 2016
Obama, wiping tears, makes new push to tighten gun rules
WASHINGTON — Wiping back tears as he remembered children who died in a mass shooting, President Barack Obama Tuesday described new steps he...
January 5, 2016 - 2:44pm
December 9, 2015
Column: Minnesota House GOP needs to reverse course, support LGA
By THOMAS KUNTZ and RANDY WILSON As 2015 winds down and we prepare to welcome a new year and a new legislative session, the time has come for us to speak out. As mayors of cities in Greater Minnesota — and as Republicans — we have waited more than a year for the new House Republican...
opinion / columns
December 9, 2015 - 4:38pm
November 17, 2015
Republicans increase demand to pause refugee flow
ST. PAUL — Republicans from the U.S. House speaker to Upper Midwest state lawmakers want the United States to delay admitting Syrian refugees until the country’s terrorist screening program can be reviewed. While it is unclear whether more-than-two-dozen governors who want...
November 17, 2015 - 8:10pm
October 1, 2015
Column: GOP harassment politics
WASHINGTON — At this point Republicans may wish to consider aborting to protect the health of the party. They have been going after Planned Parenthood over the past few months like so many Captain Ahabs. They threatened to shut down the government to defund the group. Their insistence...
opinion / columns
October 1, 2015 - 9:58pm
August 17, 2015
Trump wins Nobles County GOP poll
WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Republican Party has released the results of a straw poll conducted throughout the duration of Nobles County Fair. The poll was conducted by having passersby of the organization’s commercial building booth drop a kernel of corn in a milk jug bearing...
August 17, 2015 - 8:31pm
May 8, 2015
No MinnCompromise yet for MinnesotaCare and MNsure
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislators have spent hours debating the future of MNsure and MinnesotaCare, but remain far from a compromise needed to end the 2015 legislative session. Republicans who control the House want to spend $1 billion less on health care programs than Democrats...
May 8, 2015 - 9:43pm
May 3, 2015
He’s always been a builder: Both houses and laws require firm touch and ability to compromise, Bakk says
ST. PAUL — Two weeks ago, Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk knew Republicans were about to put his fellow DFLers on the spot. The Senate was...
May 3, 2015 - 8:12pm