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Journey to Worthington: Second Sudanese Civil War survivor finds home in southwest Minnesota
Learning to lead: Blandin fosters growth
To Bahrain and back
Growth is good: 2014 saw new businesses, added population in Worthington
Building community — one taco at a time
College softball: Minnesota West swept in home opener
Prep track and field: Worthington opens indoors on Tuesday
Prep baseball: Jackson County Central, Luverne open with wins
Prep softball: Edgerton/Southwest Minnesota Christian off to hot start
Prep baseball: New focus for Trojans this spring
Column: A leap of faith -- into thin air
Letter: New GOP transportation proposal deserves support
Letter: An answer to a question about global warming
Column: A checkup for Obamacare
Column: Communications committee creating important partnerships
Dorothy Emilea Akerson
Barbara Lois Wade
William "Bill" J. Nath
Greetings from sunny Florida
Column: Time for recess, preferably on the school playground
Out & About: March 27-April 5
Looking Back: 1990 - Emary is Worthington's teacher of the year
Column: A little bit of the history of Dorman
Out and About
Krull 90th birthday
Graff 40th anniversary
Teerink 65th anniversary
Kazemba 80th birthday
Rueter 90th birthday
Data: March 30, 2015
Data: March 28, 2015
Ordinance No. 1083
Notice of Public Hearing on Tax Abatement Request
Notice of Public Hearing for April 7, 2015
September 27, 2008
Interviews under way for city post
WORTHINGTON -- The three remaining candidates for the position of city administrator took part in interviews Friday, and they are expected to continue this weekend. City officials hope to have a decision made by early next week. Applicants were given a tour of Worthington and participated...
September 27, 2008 - 12:00am
September 23, 2008
Letter: Once again, Peterson doesn't tell both sides of the story
As has been his custom during our previous two election races, Richard Peterson is attempting to distort my record on supporting property tax relief through partisan bickering. As usual, there are two sides to the story. Last session alone, I helped approve a bill that provides a...
September 23, 2008 - 12:00am
September 22, 2008
Man indicted for murder
PARK RAPIDS - A Hubbard County grand jury has indicted a pipeline worker on charges of first-degree murder stemming from a domestic case last winter in Park Rapids. Hubbard County Attorney Donovan Dearstyne announced the indictments Friday. He declined further comment on the case. Richard...
September 22, 2008 - 3:59pm
September 2, 2008
Letter: JOBZ isn't the best economic development answer
I celebrated Labor Day going door to door visiting people in our district as part of my campaign for state legislator. Many told me that they are struggling to get by. Wages are stagnant and real income is declining. Minnesota's unemployment jumped in August and is now worse than...
September 2, 2008 - 12:00am
August 27, 2008
Services: Richard Grubaugh
Richard Grubaugh, 66, of Sibley, died Monday, Aug. 25, 2008, at Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D. Surviving are two sisters, Shirley (Marty) Theisen, Sibley, and Joyce (Jerry) Ferguson of Sibley. Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday, with the family present from 6 to...
August 27, 2008 - 12:00am
July 29, 2008
Letter: Peterson off mark on education bill
Richard Peterson is mistaken with his interpretation of the Legislature's latest education bill and its intent to address the disparity funding gap that exists between the inner cities and rural Minnesota schools.
opinion / politics / education
July 29, 2008 - 12:00am
July 22, 2008
Letter: DFL has made strides on education funding
On July 15 you published a letter from Albert Henning. Responding to Mr. Henning's letter requires a bit of history. When the last legislative biennium began, legislators were confronted with education funding problems that were the fruits of Gov. Pawlenty and former Republican...
opinion / education / politics
July 22, 2008 - 12:00am
July 15, 2008
Letter: Hamilton not afraid to take a stand
Recently, Richard Peterson wrote a letter to this newspaper bemoaning the fact that legislative leaders are touting a measly one percent funding increase for our schools. Good for him. Peterson is right to call the DFL leaders of the Minnesota House and Senate on the carpet for...
July 15, 2008 - 12:00am
July 11, 2008
McCarvel, Peterson aim to unseat Magnus, Hamilton in respective districts
WORTHINGTON -- Southwest Minnesota voters can look forward to a pair of rematches this November for offices in Minnesota's Legislature. DFLers Mike McCarvel and Richard Peterson will once again run for state office, seeking election in District 22A and District 22B, respectively....
July 11, 2008 - 12:00am
Shrubb begins duties at college
WORTHINGTON -- The new president of Minnesota West Community and Technical College will not have a parking place reserved for him on any campus -- and that is exactly the way he wants it. Richard Shrubb, who officially began as Minnesota West's president July 1, has a collaborative...
Minnesota West / news
July 11, 2008 - 12:00am
July 3, 2008
Get ready to boo and cheer: Melodrama to highlight Pioneer Village event
WORTHINGTON -- The villain will be greeted by boos and hisses, and the hero will get cheers and whistles. That's the standard formula of audience participation for a melodrama such as "Fireman, Save My Child," which will be performed at 11 a.m. and 1 and 2:30 p.m. Friday during the...
July 3, 2008 - 12:00am
June 17, 2008
Letter: State education funding in need of bigger boost
My wife and I are now officially senior citizens. We both qualify for Medicare, and we enjoy those senior discounts at restaurants. When I was young I always imagined wisdom would come with age. Now I am not so sure, but I do know watching the world over the years gives you reasons...
opinion / education
June 17, 2008 - 12:00am