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Data: April 23, 2018
The demise of McNally Smith: Bankruptcy hearing this week for failed St. Paul music college
Ironton, Minn., man found guilty on child pornography charges
UMD financial research team headed to global finals
Crunch time: Minnesota lawmakers have less than five weeks to tackle long list of issues
Wolves saving best defending for playoffs
Brian Murphy: Timberwolves give fans hope by bouncing the bully
Seattle beats Minnesota United for first win of the season
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Alexandria-based team accepted into new prep hockey league
Big farm insolvency plays out in state court
Lange’s Cafe ends 24-hour service after 62 years
Bingham Lake family business up for sale after 89 years
Record cold, snowstorms delay SD planting season
Minnesota gains 2,900 jobs in March
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1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
Time to respond to reader feedback
Letter: Looking out for farmers' best interests
Many people benefit when we strive to become our best
For two boys, fishing season is already here
Darlene Joyce Jerlow
Michael Vos Jr.
Veryl J. Saathoff
Donna Jean Kontz
Despite faith fall, Good News still very good
Disheveled Theologian: The irrevocable call
The seed varieties you should plant this spring
New living arrangements could keep family close
Reader shares handy amaryllis tips
out and about
85 Birthday Card Shower
Virg & Marge
Shirley (Mayer) Klosterman
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
April 13, 2018
Letter: Take a closer look at Second Amendment
By John H. Burns, Willmar As the death toll from gun violence mounts, we are told that because of the Second Amendment nothing can be done to keep guns out of the hands of people who shouldn’t have them. That is false. You have to wonder how many of those who make that argument...
April 13, 2018 - 10:46pm
April 10, 2018
Letter: Lawmakers praised for organ transplant abuse bills
By Chris Cheng, Woodbury Currently in the Minnesota House and Senate, there are resolutions regarding the issue of organ transplant abuse in China. HF 2713 and SF 1969 are resolutions “expressing concern over persistent and credible reports of systematic, state-sanctioned, forced...
April 10, 2018 - 11:10pm
Letter: Governor declaring 'war on agriculture'
Local farmers could be facing tens of thousands of dollars in fines under a new buffer rule proposal brought forward by Governor Dayton’s administration. The Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) introduced a proposed Administrative Penalty Order (APO) last week that...
April 10, 2018 - 10:48pm
Amid controversy, state rips up proposal to raise buffer fines
ST. PAUL—Minnesota state Sen. Bill Weber released a video in which he tore up paper, as if destroying a rule that could have greatly increased...
April 10, 2018 - 4:47pm
April 7, 2018
Lawmakers visit Worthington for breakfast event
WORTHINGTON — Several months after the first one and with the temperature just as cold, area legislators returned to Worthington Saturday morning...
April 7, 2018 - 5:31pm
April 3, 2018
Letter: Plan to prioritize student safety merits support
With the goal of prioritizing student safety, Minnesota House leaders unveiled a legislative proposal March 29 that would allocate approximately $50 million for mental health and school safety funding. The multifaceted approach will allow for the hiring more school resource officers,...
April 3, 2018 - 10:51pm
Letter: Select group shouldn't be sole beneficiaries of grant
By Michele Even, Prior Lake House members Rod Hamilton and Jim Knoblach, as well as Sen. Jim Abeler, are under the impression that Minnesota taxpayers should fund a $500,000 grant for Africans with disabilities (HF2190, SF1959).
April 3, 2018 - 10:43pm
March 28, 2018
Legislative Breakfast is April 7
WORTHINGTON — The Governmental Affairs Committee of the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a Listening Session Legislative Breakfast on April 7. The event will take place at the Worthington Fire Hall, 830 Second Ave., Worthington. The Listening Session Legislative...
March 28, 2018 - 11:15am
March 27, 2018
Letter: Legislation would support victims of sexual assault
I hear from many victims of sexual assault who are advocating for change, and I’m supporting legislation he hopes will help curb these violent actions. Recently, I met with victims from the Southwest Crisis Center in Worthington who were in St. Paul to discuss proposals that were...
March 27, 2018 - 11:09pm
Lawmakers examine ways to help as farmer suicides rise
ST. PAUL—Minnesota farmers are committing suicide in numbers that rival the low days of agriculture during the 1980s farm crisis. "Unfortunately,...
March 27, 2018 - 3:03pm
March 20, 2018
Letter: MNLARS fix moving forward in Minnesota House
Minnesota’s new licensing and registration system, MNLARS, has been a statewide nightmare despite nearly 10 years of preparation and $100 million in expenses. Many deputy registrars have had difficulty processing applications and Minnesotans have been unable to obtain car titles...
March 20, 2018 - 10:40pm
March 2, 2018
Letter: Learn more about Minnesota’s biodiesel requirement
I would encourage diesel retailers, distributors, fleets, farmers and other interested parties to learn more about Minnesota’s biodiesel requirement at an upcoming area meeting.
March 2, 2018 - 10:55pm
February 23, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Lawmakers say meetings can help fight childhood hunger
ST. PAUL — Some Minnesota lawmakers say they can be more effective in fighting childhood hunger if they regularly meet with organizations...
February 23, 2018 - 11:39am
February 21, 2018
Legislature 2018: Weber tackles government problems, Hamilton targets PBMs
ST. PAUL — This year’s legislative session is only three months long, leaving legislators with little room for error and a major incentive...
February 21, 2018 - 7:01am
January 27, 2018
Weber, Hamilton talk immigration, online sales tax, school referendum
WORTHINGTON — District 22 Sen. Bill Weber, R-Luverne, and District 22B Rod Hamilton, R-Mountain Lake, visited Worthington on Saturday morning...
January 27, 2018 - 6:22pm