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Dayton House hosts Holiday Extravaganza fundraiser Nov. 3
Windom FFA boasts national champion team, proficiency winner
Council talks economic development, buys new fire truck
I-90 work continuing in southwest Minnesota
Jackson man dies in Sunday rollover crash
Section 3A South volleyball: Higher seeds win first-round matches
Section football playoffs: Showdown season is here
Prep football: H-LP finishes off perfect regular season
Prep volleyball: Setters are crucial to winning
Blast From the Past: Lefty Krohn was a pitching legend
Column: Governor plays politics, Minnesotans need balanced solutions and leadership
Letter: Supporting facilities bond referendum is an investment in our community
Letter: Kudos to Nobles County leaders on broadband efforts
Letter: Consider scheduled time for trick-or-treating
Letter: Great rwgional photography is appreciated
David Lee Stastny
Henrietta "Henri" Tellinghuisen
Joel Paul Hoogendoorn
Adrian W. Carson
William "Bill" Bosch
Pumpkin soup perfect start for lively (but civil) dinner party
Potted mums difficult to establish if planted in fall
Column: Worthington is no stranger to election hullabaloo
New adaptation of ‘Sense and Sensibility’ arrives at Guthrie
Princess pride: Madilynn Mandelkow, 7, and family make community service a priority with The Den
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Taylor 90th birthday
Kunze 90th birthday
Schaap 90th birthday
Van Der Linden-Lindell wedding
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City of Worthington Notice of Public Hearing
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October 13, 2016
Hamilton calls for special session to address health care costs
ST. PAUL -- State Sen. Jim Abeler, R-Anoka, and State Rep. Rod Hamilton, R-Mountain Lake, called Thursday for a Nov. 9 special session to address the perilous situation facing Minnesota’s health insurance market. Costs for 250,000 Minnesotans are slated to increase by up to 66...
October 13, 2016 - 9:38pm
October 5, 2016
The bid for broadband: Nobles County, others seek more -- and faster -- internet access
WORTHINGTON -- A lack of high-speed internet is one of the biggest issues farmers and other rural Minnesotans have to deal with. Although Worthington residents have access to a high-speed connection, much of rural Nobles County does not. Nobles County was ranked 35th out of the...
October 5, 2016 - 9:52pm
September 29, 2016
Hamilton aims for eighth term as District 22B representative
Editor’s note: The following are written responses to questions posed to the Minnesota District 22B House candidates; they are published in...
September 29, 2016 - 9:30pm
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