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Contest celebrates V&M Locker for making best hot dogs in Minnesota
Region celebrating Independence Day with fireworks and more
George marking Freedom Days this weekend
Currie to celebrate Fourth Saturday through Monday
Caller tries to scam county attorney
Legion baseball: Emotions are high as Post 5 sweeps Madison
Auto racing: Speedway racing gaining ground in Worthington
Scott Rall: For the love of a Lab
Legion baseball: Adrian's Loosbrock, Rogers sink Post 5
Minnesota West football: Linder to break in new players, and new coaches, too
Two years, $7 million, no smoking gun
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
Gail J. Smiens
Douglas Lester Roy Engler
Marilyn Jean Dahl
Religion briefs: June 30
Looking Back: 1996 -- Parade, demo derby and much more set for Worthington’s Fourth
Column: June 28, 1876 -- Circus in town, complaints ensue
How does your garden grow? Williams property one of four on upcoming tour
Looking Back: 1966 -- Construction aplenty taking place in Worthington
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Puhl 80th birthday
Isder 85th birthday
Alberts 97th birthday
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March 25, 2009
Mell makes first court appearance in Pipestone
PIPESTONE -- A man accused of raping an 11-year-old child made a court appearance Tuesday in Pipestone County District Court. Richard Trevor Mell, 42, was arrested last week on a warrant after a count of first-degree criminal sexual conduct was charged against him earlier this month. The...
News / crime
March 25, 2009 - 12:00am
February 21, 2009
People pack council for legislative listening session
WORTHINGTON -- At least 60 people overflowed the council chambers at Worthington City Hall Friday during a legislative town hall meeting, filling...
February 21, 2009 - 3:39pm
February 12, 2009
Standoff in Murray County
WOODSTOCK -- An armed standoff in Murray County Tuesday night ended with the arrest of two rural Woodstock men. Richard Leo Derksen, 66, of rural Cameron Township, was charged Wednesday with second-degree assault and terroristic threats. Richard Edwin Hardy, 38, was arrested on...
February 12, 2009 - 12:00am
January 8, 2009
Murder suspect did "something bad"
Nine hours after Sonja Hennagir's lifeless body was discovered in her Park Rapids home one year ago, Richard Wright was sitting in a cell block of the Hubbard County Correctional Center watching TV. He was moved to a booking room to take a phone call. "Hello," he said to the caller....
January 8, 2009 - 12:00pm
January 2, 2009
WORTHINGTON -- Richard Allen Mortensen, 54, of Lake Wilson, landed a 42 month sentence earlier this week after Judge Jeffrey Flynn revoked a...
News / crime / courts
January 2, 2009 - 12:00am
December 23, 2008
Busy day at Murray County Court
SLAYTON -- During a busy Monday in Murray County District Court, Judge David Christensen presided over hearings, sentencings and pleas from some new faces and a few familiar ones. Richard Mortensen, charged in late October with test refusal, terroristic threats, fourth-degree assault...
News / courts
December 23, 2008 - 12:00am
November 5, 2008
Hamilton, Magnus poised for re-election
WORTHINGTON -- Republicans Doug Magnus and Rod Hamilton appeared to be on their way to re-election to the Minnesota House Tuesday night. Magnus, R-Slayton, was poised to hold off a challenge from DFLer Mike McCarvel of Brewster for the second consecutive election. With 76 of 99 precincts...
November 5, 2008 - 12:00am
October 31, 2008
Man with history of DWI arrests gets caught again
SLAYTON -- A Lake Wilson man with a history of DWI and other convictions allegedly kicked and threatened a peace officer who had just arrested...
October 31, 2008 - 12:00am
October 29, 2008
State candidates meet at forum
WORTHINGTON -- With the election less than a week away, District 22A Rep. Doug Magnus, R-Slayton, and District 22B Rep.
October 29, 2008 - 12:00am
October 27, 2008
Two charged in beating, kidnapping
Two men have been charged with kidnapping and assault in the brutal beating of a 22-year-old Naytahwaush man Sunday. The man, whose name has not yet been disclosed, has been released from the hospital and is now at a safe house in an undisclosed location, according to Becker County...
October 27, 2008 - 8:00pm
October 24, 2008
Letter: Candidate will 'focus on the people's work'
Minnesota is famous for its clean lakes and its clean politics. But the shine came off our political reputation when state government was shut down by partisan politics in 2005. I want to serve as your state legislator because I believe I can help restore civility and common sense...
opinion / politics
October 24, 2008 - 12:00am
Brief: Candidates' forum is Tuesday
WORTHINGTON -- Forums for candidates for District 22A and District 22B representative, as well as for the District 518 School Board, will take place Tuesday at the Worthington High School Media Center. State candidates Rod Hamilton, Doug Magnus, Mike McCarvel and Richard Peterson...
News / politics
October 24, 2008 - 12:00am
October 21, 2008
Jackson County, District 22B candidates meet at forum
JACKSON -- Candidates for contested offices at the city, county and state levels gathered Friday at Jackson County Central High School for a voter forum, presenting their opinions on renewable fuel, property taxes and controversial local issues. The forum was sponsored by the Jackson...
October 21, 2008 - 12:00am
October 15, 2008
Letter: Peterson responds to Hamilton's latest letter
When I began my campaign last summer, I vowed that my campaign would be a discussion of the issues and not personal attacks. This is why I have written a series of editorials on the issues. My most recent one was on health care. In the editorials I sometimes contrast my position with...
October 15, 2008 - 12:00am
October 7, 2008
Letter: We should stop playing politics with health care
Times are tough and getting tougher. Many good, hard-working people in our area fear the future and know they are one illness away from financial disaster. It shouldn't be that way. Two years ago 60,000 children in our state were uninsured; today that number has grown to 85,000....
opinion / politics
October 7, 2008 - 12:00am