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Letter: MNsure — a step forward for rural Minnesotans
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Celestine "Sally" Mary Sieve Maiers
Thomas "Wally" Kellen
Heinz Peter Obermoller
Lloyd "Rip" Raveling
Religion briefs: Aug. 21
Column: A new friend can be an answer to prayer
1939: Chautauqua pavilion to be razed
Looking Back: 2004 -- Hurricane-force winds flatten crops
Column: The wayward days of hemp growers and bootleggers
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Westman 109th birthday
Wolff 90th birthday
Niessink 50th anniversary
Masching 50th anniversary
Notice of Public Hearing of the Planning Commission
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August 15, 2014
Two break-ins in Jackson this week
JACKSON — On Tuesday, August 12, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office responded to a break-in at Vet’s Oil Company in Jackson. Suspects rifled through desks inside the business and removed an undetermined amount of cash. On Friday, August 15, at approximately 8:30 a.m., the...
August 15, 2014 - 8:59pm
July 2, 2014
Target says guns not welcome, but stops short of ban
MINNEAPOLIS — Target is “respectfully” requesting gun-owners not to bring firearms into its stores after a series of open-carry demonstrations alarmed some customers. The open display of firearms in its stores “creates an environment that is at odds with the family-friendly...
July 2, 2014 - 8:59pm
August 22, 2012
Variance request turns into big issue on Lake Ocheda
WORTHINGTON -- After two meetings, more than four hours of discussion and two failed motions, the Nobles County Board of Adjustment came to a 4-1 agreement Wednesday night to allow Joe and Rita Vander Kooi of rural Worthington to build a new home on the west basin of Lake Ocheda and...
August 22, 2012 - 9:16pm
July 30, 2012
Drought sparks request to halt ethanol mandate
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Livestock and poultry groups from across the country have banded together to request the U.S.
July 30, 2012 - 9:12pm
June 12, 2012
Residents request property value changes
WORTHINGTON -- Each year, Nobles County Commissioners are required to conduct a board of equalization meeting to allow property owners an opportunity to request changes in the value placed on their property. Tuesday night, three individuals attended the meeting in person to request...
June 12, 2012 - 9:20pm
April 10, 2012
Ruppert's request turned down
WORTHINGTON -- On a 4-1 vote Tuesday, Nobles County commissioners denied a request from former county administrator Mel Ruppert for reimbursement of $26,117.35 in attorney fees that accumulated from October 2011 through March 2012. Ruppert had submitted the reimbursement with his...
April 10, 2012 - 8:27pm
December 8, 2011
County denies one driveway request; tables another
WORTHINGTON -- After tabling discussion on the removal of a driveway for a Nobles County landowner at its last meeting, the board of commissioners rejected Thursday a request to have the driveway replaced. In July, Mike Kunerth received board approval for two driveways along Nobles...
December 8, 2011 - 9:21pm
October 27, 2011
Council approves WREDC budget request
WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington City Council approved a request of $76,000 from Worthington Regional Economic Development Corp. at a special meeting...
October 27, 2011 - 8:44pm
August 25, 2011
Lynch Livestock plans move
WORTHINGTON -- The Nobles County Planning Commission Wednesday night approved the first step in the permitting process for Lynch Livestock to move from its present site along Worthington's southeast beltline to a new location along Minnesota 60, northeast of Worthington. Seth Darling,...
August 25, 2011 - 7:44pm
August 23, 2011
SWMHC presents plan
WORTHINGTON -- It has been six years since Southwestern Mental Health Center (SWMHC) was asked to vacate its leased office space from the former Worthington Regional Hospital, and the agency isn't any closer to moving into a new facility today than it was then. In the past six years,...
August 23, 2011 - 9:48pm
June 8, 2010
Large load request shot down
WORTHINGTON -- A request from a truck driver wanting to haul 90,000-pound loads of soybeans to the Minnesota Soybean Processors facility near Brewster was denied by Nobles County Commissioners during their board meeting on Tuesday. Nobles County Public Works Director Stephen Schnieder...
June 8, 2010 - 9:40pm
April 6, 2010
enXco seeks land for concrete mix plant
WORTHINGTON -- The Nobles County Planning Commission has tabled a request from Mortenson Construction & enXco to develop a lay-down yard, construction offices and a concrete mix plant on land in the northeast quarter of Section 6, Dewald Township. The action was taken during the commission's...
April 6, 2010 - 12:00am