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'It's all about teamwork'
Party for the 'pout': 39th annual International Eelpout Festival draws a crowd to Walker
Area communities awarded CERTs grants
Minnesota West hosting PSEO information night
Authorities apprehend Alexandria man after Mountain Lake standoff
State gymnastics: Trojans, Huskies compete at state individual meet
Several advance to state wrestling; Prunty and Byrne earn spots for WHS
College wrestling: Minnesota West wrestlers go 0-2 at nationals
Forget the defense and scoring; Timberwolves will miss Jimmy Butler the leader
No. 9 Purdue crushes Minnesota as seniors reach 100 wins
Commentary: Thank you, Joy Behar
Letter: J turn proposal not right for Heron Lake
Column: District 518 monitoring progress of English Learners
Kindness is a sweet gift to give or receive
We must admit it: This is who we are
Adrianna (Moret) Wagley
Kim Marie Nielsen
Esther Zavala de Adame
'Energy-efficient' sunlight: How LEDs allow homeowners flexibility in their homes
Eidhammer has many reasons to take heart
Disheveled Theologian: Billy Graham's hope (is the same as ours)
What to know about nursing home costs and hospice care insurance
Seed company offers intriguing new flowers, vegetables
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Meyer 80th birthday
Birth: Liesel Lee Harberts
Sietsema 90th birthday
Boock 50th anniversary
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
September 4, 2017
Jenny Schlecht: Dirt road woes for Bluey/Greeny
Not long after my older daughter learned her colors, she assigned names to our vehicles: My Ford Escape was "Reddy," and my old Ford Escape that...
September 4, 2017 - 7:32am
112-year-old shares birthday memories
Do you remember your 7th birthday party? Iris Westman has seen 105 years pass since hers, but she shared with me in great detail her memories...
September 4, 2017 - 6:43am
September 3, 2017
Rural health: Smile, you are on telehealth camera
ELY, Minn. — Angie Lundsten was thrilled. The Hayward, Wis., woman sat in her local medical clinic telling Dr. Stephen Park she had lost...
September 3, 2017 - 1:33pm
September 2, 2017
Rural Minnesota struggles when competing for doctors
Editor's note: This is one of several stories about what is called a rural Minnesota health care crisis. Primary-care doctors, long the cornerstone...
September 2, 2017 - 6:55am
Rural health: Two small Minnesota hospitals learn how to survive
Editor's note: This is one of several stories about what is called a rural Minnesota health care crisis. BIGFORK, Minn. — Small-town...
September 2, 2017 - 3:30am
September 1, 2017
Rural health: Health professional shortages force changes
BRAINERD, Minn. — Howard Cronquist baled hay the other day, and also fit in some time to work on one of his farm buildings. That may not...
September 1, 2017 - 2:31pm
August 8, 2017
For rural veterans, new approaches to health care
August 8, 2017 - 3:52pm
July 21, 2017
Rep. Peterson: Rural America's critical infrastructure needs include broadband, flood control
ST. PAUL—Infrastructure is becoming a Washington, D.C. hot topic. And no one is discussing it more than rural America's lawmakers. "A...
July 21, 2017 - 12:36pm
May 10, 2017
Lac qui Parle County again needs a sheriff
MADISON — Lac qui Parle County Sheriff Lou Sager has tendered his resignation 11 months after having moved from the East Coast to take...
May 10, 2017 - 12:10am
March 30, 2017
Minn. grants nearly $24 million to grow rural transit
ST. PAUL — Bus services throughout greater Minnesota could add up to 100,000 service hours with extra funding from a new state grant. Lt....
March 30, 2017 - 1:45pm
February 11, 2017
Businesses seek solutions for aging rural workforce
ST. PAUL — As the median age of Minnesotans creeps higher, the state's changing demography signals economic struggles for rural communities....
February 11, 2017 - 9:04am
December 23, 2016
Communication, regulation changes seen as child care improvement keys
ST. PAUL — Better communication and streamlined regulations are parts of the solution to a greater Minnesota child care crisis, according to key Republicans who will control the 2017 Legislature.Greater Minnesota home-based child care providers are dropping out, often to go to work...
December 23, 2016 - 9:13pm
November 29, 2016
Greater Minnesota struggling economically, data shows worst-hit areas cast ballots for Trump
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans confused by claims that the state is struggling economically only need to look outside the Twin Cities. And they should look at November's election returns. Koochiching County has one of the highest unemployment rates in Minnesota, at 6.9 percent. In 2012,...
November 29, 2016 - 8:45pm
November 24, 2016
In rural Minnesota, residents facing economic challenges, opportunities
ST. PAUL -- Rural Minnesotans are happy, to a point. They are optimistic, to a point. They see local jobs available, to a point. "It is kind of a mixed bag," Executive Director Brad Finstad of the Center for Rural Policy and Development said.
November 24, 2016 - 8:33pm
July 18, 2016
Franken pushes bills to help rural health
ST. PAUL -- Rural Minnesota needs medical healing, and U.S. Sen. Al Franken says he has part of a cure. The Minnesota Democrat said Monday that he is pushing three bills to help bring better medical services to rural areas: -- One would provide more ways to get to health-care services,...
July 18, 2016 - 8:48pm