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1 dead, 1 hospitalized after shooting on St. Paul's East Side
Sanford Worthington recognized for flu protection efforts
A Q&A with new Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Anne McKeig
WHS Marching Trojans claim Tri-State Band Festival Parade Sweepstakes, People’s Choice
SMAC grants enable regional arts efforts
Girls soccer: Trojans fall to Willmar in the rain
College football: Slow start comes back to bite Bluejays
Prep volleyball: Worthington goes 2-5 at St. James Tournament
Prep football: E-E's precision on display in Fulda
Cross country: Fairmont wins Class 2A title at Milaca
Column: Republicans' kangaroo court
Column: A Republican worth voting for
Column: District 518 offers PASS classes to connect with, inform families
Column: Cut out this column if you like cutting the grass
Column: Vote for Trump helps undo climate change progress
Douglas R. Geertsema
Norma J. Janssen
Patricia Marie Adelmann (Janssen)
Bosmas add barn quilt to their northwest Iowa property
Column: Shaking Up the Sanctuary
Looking Back: 1991 -- Perkins family receives conservation honor
Column: Robert Kennedy’s visit to city brought unprecedented excitement
School of Prayer event is Oct. 7-8
Out and About
Bakker 50th anniversary
De Berg 80th birthday
Gerber 95th birthday
Data: Sept. 26, 2016
Data: Sept. 24, 2016
Notice of Public Hearing
School Board Minutes for August
Data: Sept. 23, 2016
August 30, 2016
Does Dayton talk to farmers enough?
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. -- First it was an effort to keep agriculture runoff out of the state's waters by the use of plant buffers, then last week it was a restriction on the use of some pesticides. Many of Minnesota's farmers and farm organizations are not happy with Gov. Mark Dayton,...
August 30, 2016 - 9:23pm
August 16, 2016
Hamilton is American Heart Association's top legislator
MINNEAPOLIS -- The American Heart Association of Minnesota has chosen District 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton as the recipient of its 2016 Legislator of the Year Award. The annual award is presented to a legislator whose work during the legislative session has helped to significantly increase...
August 16, 2016 - 8:55pm
July 20, 2016
Letter: Legislator congratulates area farm family of the year recipients
Three area recipients were named Minnesota's 'Farm Families of the Year' by the University of Minnesota recently, and I’m pleased with their recognition. These are folks who have dedicated their lives to agriculture and helping maintain and strengthen our food supply. I congratulate...
July 20, 2016 - 9:24pm
July 12, 2016
Letter: Thanks to Hamilton for “Good Foods’ program
By Linda Sanchez, Coordinator, Manna Food Pantry Inc., Worthington In spite of the disagreements and controversy surrounding the end of the Minnesota legislative session, the legislature did approve a very positive and important piece of legislation that will help address the growing...
July 12, 2016 - 8:57pm
June 26, 2016
Numbers add up to a very partisan Minnesota House
ST. PAUL -- State Rep. Rod Hamilton has built a reputation for doing something unusual in Minnesota’s divided Legislature: crossing party lines. Although he more often than not votes with his Republican colleagues, the Mountain Lake legislator can tick off high-profile votes where...
June 26, 2016 - 9:11pm
May 6, 2016
Letter: Work continuing for transportation funding
Not long ago, a number of city and county officials from our area participated in a meeting at the governor’s mansion to discuss a transportation funding solution. I’d like to thank them for taking an interest in the topic and traveling to St. Paul to share their thoughts. As...
May 6, 2016 - 9:34pm
March 4, 2016
Rep. Rod Hamilton honored by MS society
MINNEAPOLIS — District 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton, R-Mountain Lake, has been recognized with the State Legislator of the Year Sylvie by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s Upper Midwest chapter, which is based in Minneapolis. The Sylvie award commemorates Hamilton for his above-and-beyond...
March 4, 2016 - 10:02pm
February 1, 2016
Kruse to run for Minnesota House of Representatives
WINDOM — Kirby Kruse a former mayor of Windom, announced Monday that he is running for the Minnesota House of Representatives in District 22B....
February 1, 2016 - 9:28pm
March 2, 2015
All roads lead to the Capitol
WORTHINGTON — Five students from the Worthington Area Learning Center spent last Wednesday at the Capitol for MAAP Stars Legislative Day. The...
March 2, 2015 - 7:59pm
November 5, 2014
Rural votes decide Minnesota House control
ST. PAUL — Rod Hamilton summarized the Republican takeover of the Minnesota House: “This election should be a wakeup call to all state leaders! Do not turn your back on greater Minnesota!!” Indeed, the Mountain Lake Republican legislator’s tweet pointed out, 10 of 11 House...
November 5, 2014 - 8:38pm
November 7, 2012
Weber, Hamilton, Schomacker win in District 22
WORTHINGTON -- Worthington Mayor Alan Oberloh carried his own county, 4,322 votes to 4,071 for Bill Weber in Nobles County, but it wasn't enough...
November 7, 2012 - 1:24am
October 24, 2012
VIDEO: Closing statements during Worthington candidate forum
Watch the closing statements from the Senate District 22 and House District 22B candidates as the negative campaign ads are addressed.
October 24, 2012 - 11:14pm
October 23, 2012
On the ballot 2012: Rod Hamilton
Name: Rod Hamilton Office sought: Minnesota House of Representatives City in which you reside: Mountain Lake, Minnesota Occupation: Pork...
October 23, 2012 - 9:46pm
December 2, 2011
Rod Hamilton to visit Worthington on Tuesday
WORTHINGTON -- District 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton, R-Mountain Lake, will visit Ecumen-Meadows in Worthington on Tuesday. Hamilton will attend a...
December 2, 2011 - 9:37pm
April 10, 2011
Local legislators Magnus, Hamilton and Schomacker talk budgets for education, nursing homes
WORTHINGTON -- The federal government may have managed to avoid a government shutdown, but movement at the state level was in full force as District 22 Sen. Doug Magnus, District 22A Rep. Joe Schomacker and District 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton met with local residents to discuss varying...
April 10, 2011 - 8:51pm