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Event will celebrate Crippen’s book about railroad depot
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Gov. Dayton: Special session is dead. Again.
Currie State Bank, First State Bank of Okabena announce merger agreement
Social Media Breakfast Club event aims to assist local businesses with online promotion
Prep football: Adrian hands MCC first loss
Prep football: Sibley-Ocheyedan swarms over Unity
Prep football: Trojans move to 3-1 with victory over Tri-City United
Prep soccer: WHS boys win 4-2; girls lose a tough one
College football: Bluejays to rely on defense against Dakota College
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
Column: Trump's new hotel offers everything he claims to hate
Letter: ‘Feelings and emotion’ as a birthday nears
Kathryn A. Reller Wilson
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
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Bakker 50th anniversary
De Berg 80th birthday
Gerber 95th birthday
Data: Sept. 24, 2016
Notice of Public Hearing
School Board Minutes for August
Data: Sept. 23, 2016
Data: Sept. 22, 2016
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
May 11, 2016
Transportation funding in the headlights
ST. PAUL — The key to finishing the 2016 Minnesota legislative session remains short of the ignition switch. Legislative leaders say the key...
May 11, 2016 - 9:05pm
April 29, 2016
Lewis & Clark advances: System gets approval to install water line, build meter station
WORTHINGTON — Two Nobles County committees took action during Wednesday night meetings to pave the way for the construction of the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System pipeline into Nobles County. Dan Zulkosky, construction administrator for LCRWS, appeared before both the county’s...
April 29, 2016 - 8:53am
April 12, 2016
Small-town Minnesota grocers look to state for help
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s small-town grocery stores are closing at a rate that is expected to speed up as their owners age. In most cases, owners...
April 12, 2016 - 9:04pm
March 27, 2016
Competition with chains causes rural grocers to fear future
ARTHUR, N.D. — Mary’s Market has been a cornerstone of downtown Arthur for 34 years. Tucked inside the mall on Main Street, the grocery store...
March 27, 2016 - 9:05pm
January 26, 2016
Accountant by day, writer by night: Slayton woman pens series of self-published books
SLAYTON — Lisa Saner of rural Slayton has occasionally wondered what her life would have been like if she had pursued writing in college instead...
January 26, 2016 - 8:20pm
January 19, 2016
‘Level the playing field’: DFL, GOP agree on rural goals — but not means
ST. PAUL — Democratic and Republican legislators agree on many goals for rural Minnesota, but often differ on how to reach them. House Democrats...
January 19, 2016 - 8:44pm
January 18, 2016
Lewis & Clark tapped as best tasting water
TEA, S.D. — The Lewis & Clark Regional Water System won the best tasting water award at the taste test contest during the South Dakota Association of Rural Water Systems’ annual technical conference last week in Pierre. Lewis & Clark will now compete nationally at the...
January 18, 2016 - 7:43pm
January 14, 2016
Dayton aims money at small, rural communities with water woes
ST. PAUL — Minnesota cities, especially small rural ones, ask the state for money almost every year to improve their sewage treatment systems....
January 14, 2016 - 8:21pm
January 13, 2016
School house rocks: Group hopes to save historic Jasper building
JASPER — Elicia Kortus had just finished the sixth grade when the Pipestone-Jasper school district voted to close the stately Sioux quartzite...
January 13, 2016 - 9:08pm
January 3, 2016
Dayton wants $100 million for rural web access
ST. PAUL — Jody Reisch lives just a mile outside of the southwest Minnesota city of Luverne but rented an office in town to do his work. The costly Internet at home is too slow and unreliable to share the large files he needs as an insurance underwriter. Even when it is at full...
January 3, 2016 - 7:53pm
December 8, 2015
Supreme Court Justices skeptical of Texas ‘one person, one vote’ challenge
WASHINGTON — Supreme Court justices appeared reluctant Tuesday to endorse a conservative challenge to the way Texas draws state legislative...
December 8, 2015 - 2:54pm
October 22, 2015
Is there a doctor in the house?
WORTHINGTON — To say there is a shortage of doctors in this country would be an understatement. Mike Hammer, CEO of Sanford Worthington,...
October 22, 2015 - 8:45pm
September 3, 2015
‘As important as textbooks’: Franken, others talk merits of broadband in rural Minnesota
ST. PAUL — Many rural Americans compare providing high-speed Internet connections to the years when telephones and electricity were moving...
September 3, 2015 - 9:44pm
August 23, 2015
‘Key to the future’: Pipestone Area Schools seek referendum to keep programs alive
PIPESTONE — Pipestone Area Schools (PAS) have an upcoming referendum Nov. 3 for a new tax levy. The levy would increase the district’s current levy by $822,477.29 for a total amount of $2,234,743.20 in revenue for the operations fund, which is used to pay for teachers, buses,...
August 23, 2015 - 9:10pm