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Wireless hotspot use increases, but a Band-Aid to county’s demand for broadband
WMS hosts its first Multi-Cultural Fair
Swimming with the sharks: S-O students learn negotiation skills
Common concerns: Mental health services available
College softball: Lady Jays lose twice to A-R
Prep baseball: Runs and hits are scarce as Pipestone edges Windom
Prep golf: Paulsen leads H-BC golfers
Prep softball: Trojans fall in solid effort
Track and field: Paulson wins twice at Mountain Lake
Column: Using technology to boost student engagement
Column: If Trump were a woman
Column: The solution for Minnesota's two biggest challenges
Letter: Railroad safety is a bonding bill priority
Letter: Clarifying the Establishment Clause
Kenneth L. Anderson
Ruby Eleanor Toussaint
Ruby Eleanor Toussaint
Detective work: Dave Hoffman recognized as one of the ‘Faces of Hope’ by Crisis Center
Column: Think we've had rain? Remember this stormy weather?
First ‘Birding on the Green’ event is Monday
Religion briefs: April 28
Looking Back: 2006 -- Central Elementary slated for demolition
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Balk 80th birthday
Thueson 90th birthday
Zylstra 95th birthday
Thorn 65th anniversary
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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. During a presentation of the five-year road improvement...
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
June 14, 2015
I-90, U.S. 71 closure extended
MANKATO — The Interstate 90/U.S. 71 ramps at Jackson will remain closed until the week of June 22 due to a combination of weather and pavement problems, according to Minnesota Department of Transportation officials. The extended closure also delays the opening of the Jackson westbound...
June 14, 2015 - 8:32pm
May 19, 2015
South Dakota, Minnesota troopers join in I-90 safety operation
PIERRE, S.D. — Troopers from South Dakota and Minnesota join together later this month for a 21-hour joint operation designed to promote highway safety. The Minnesota State Patrol and South Dakota Highway Patrol will have an increased law-enforcement presence on Interstate 90....
May 19, 2015 - 9:22pm
May 11, 2015
Sewer repair on South Shore Drive
WORTHINGTON — Sewer repair work on South Shore Drive near First Avenue SW is scheduled to begin Wednesday. South Shore Drive will be open to traffic at all times. Driving lanes will be reduced to one lane two way traffic under flag person control. Traffic under flagman control will...
May 11, 2015 - 9:54pm
April 27, 2015
In transportation debate, mayors want to be remembered
ST. PAUL — Minnesota mayors say their cities need more street money from the state. “A preemptive strike is needed,” Frazee Mayor Hank...
April 27, 2015 - 7:36pm