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R.D. Offutt Co. grants spread Christmas cheer to Minn., ND volunteer fire departments
SAM COOK: Help Bob give a kid the gift of wheels
'One special dog': Dog finds permanent home with deployed 148th airman
Data: Dec. 15, 2017
Accused getaway driver in killing of Duluth college student wants charges dropped
Boys basketball: Pipestone Area tops Worthington 57-39
Towns dominates as Timberwolves rout Kings
University regents approve Fleck contract extension
Academic All-State football players named
College basketball: Bluejays go two OTs to win seventh straight
No need to plan kindness this season
Wine options for your holiday meal
Column: A correction, and more reasons to not trust Ag2School
Letter: Help of 'angels' is appreciated
Letter: Just say no to Industrial Wind
Shauna M. Kraft
Evelyn Mary Lucker
Dennis C. Freking
Minn. resident tracked Santa's 1964 flight from North Pole -- for real
In matters of the heart, faith becomes real
Always cover Norfolk Island Pine after purchase
Cake mix makes Christmas baking a breeze
Live Nativity is Sunday in Luverne
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Knigge 50th anniversary
Birth: Hunter Rose Barrie
Jenkins 40th anniversary
Breuker 95th birthday
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
June 18, 2017
Lessons from the 2012 flood: Five years later, is Northland better prepared for next natural disaster?
DULUTH — Monday, June 19, marks the fifth anniversary of the 2012 flood that dumped 7.5 to 10 inches of rain on top of the Northland's...
June 18, 2017 - 8:09pm
March 24, 2017
SD cracking down on overweight vehicles
MITCHELL, S.D. — 'Tis the season for spring weight limits on South Dakota roads, but the fines collected from overweight trucks is minimal compared to the cost of repairs.
March 24, 2017 - 8:42pm
December 27, 2016
Crews battle stubborn coat of ice on roadways
DULUTH, Minn. -- Anyone who has struggled to loosen the bond between their sidewalk and the weekend’s frozen cocktail of rain-snow-slush knows how hard it is. Now multiply that by hundreds of miles of roadway and you get a sense of what public works crews are going through across...
December 27, 2016 - 8:33pm
May 19, 2016
Seat belt stencil makes local debut
WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Safe Roads Coalition is helping to educate the county and encouraging people to buckle up with the use of a...
May 19, 2016 - 9:09pm
April 7, 2016
Making plans into reality: Worthington works toward better walking, biking paths
WORTHINGTON — Officials are trying to make Worthington’s busiest streets safer for pedestrians and cyclists in a series of projects, included...
April 7, 2016 - 4:31pm
March 28, 2016
Minnesota DNR seeks bonding money to fix state park buildings, roads
DULUTH — When most Minnesotans think of state parks, they envision waterfalls and hiking trails and campgrounds. But behind all of those natural wonders and visitor amenities are buildings and facilities that are in tough shape, says Tom Landwehr, commissioner of the Minnesota Department...
March 28, 2016 - 5:13pm
March 25, 2016
I-90 construction in Jackson County resumes Monday
MANKATO — Construction on Interstate 90, between Round Lake and Lakefield in Jackson County, will resume Monday, weather permitting. I-90 traffic will be reduced to a single lane in each direction beginning Monday. Westbound traffic will be switched over to the eastbound lanes...
March 25, 2016 - 7:42pm
February 15, 2016
Three killed in separate crashes on slick metro roads
ST. PAUL — Three people died in separate Twin Cities traffic accidents involving wintry road conditions late Sunday and early Monday. In Fridley, a woman died and a child was seriously injured after Sunday evening after their care skidded into oncoming traffic on University Avenue....
February 15, 2016 - 8:49pm
December 1, 2015
Five-year construction plan includes road overlays, bridge replacements
WORTHINGTON — The next couple of construction seasons are anticipated to be busy for the Nobles County Public Works Department with plans to replace several bridges and overlay dozens of miles on the county state aid highway system.
December 1, 2015 - 9:41pm
November 22, 2015
For small cities, road aid is little help
ST. PAUL — Minnesota lawmakers met last spring with big plans to fix the state’s roads and bridges. But with huge differences between Democrats...
November 22, 2015 - 8:39pm
November 9, 2015
Transportation conversation: Roads could soon be in dire state, MnDOT commissioner says at roundtable in Worthington
WORTHINGTON — If the people of southwest Minnesota think county roads and highways are in bad shape now, just wait and see what happens to...
November 9, 2015 - 9:03pm
September 1, 2015
Minnesota 60 Mountain Lake to Butterfield completion delayed, Paving expected to begin Oct. 1
MANKATO — The completion date for the four-lane expansion of Minnesota 60 from Mountain Lake to Butterfield has been delayed from early October to early November due to delays for the paving contractor. Recent information from the paving contractor estimates it will begin on Minnesota...
September 1, 2015 - 8:30pm
August 20, 2015
Minnesota beefing up DWI patrols for Labor Day weekend
ST. PAUL — Minnesota roads will have increased patrols looking for drunk drivers around Labor Day, the state’s public safety department said. The enhanced enforcement by more than 300 agencies across the state will help reduce traffic deaths and injuries surrounding Minnesota’s...
August 20, 2015 - 9:50pm
July 8, 2015
'We'll take it': Cash-strapped small cities get state funds for transportation
WORTHINGTON — More than 700 small cities from across Minnesota will receive an extra check in the mail later this month in state aid earmarked...
July 8, 2015 - 8:38pm
July 6, 2015
Road flooding reported in Twin Cities, western Wisconsin
RIVER FALLS, Wis. — Rainfall that could total 9 inches since midnight closed several roads in west-central Wisconsin and the Twin Cities early Monday. The National Weather Service, which issued a flood warning, said emergency services personnel in southern St. Croix County and...
July 6, 2015 - 7:53pm