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Klobuchar, Franken announce more than $100 million in critical heating aid
Community helps build Oxford Street; 2017 overlay project could be delayed
Nobles SWCD begins connecting with landowners on buffers
Boo! Windom’s haunted house will spark ‘Old School Nightmares’
Minnesota already breaking voting records ahead of Nov. 8
Section 3A cross country: Luverne girls, Windom Area boys prevail
Section 2AA cross country: Koller leads WHS runners
Iowa state football: H-LP puts perfect record on the line
Scott Rall: Hi ho, hi ho, it's off to work we go
Section football: Fulda, MLA, MCC finish the job
Column: Unaffordable health care for southwest Minnesota
Editorial: Peterson in the 7th with an asterisk
Letter: School referendum represents chance to ‘pay it forward’
Editorial: Schomacker for District 22A Representative
Letter: Our schools are committed to our students and our community
Carol E. Anderson
Ralph Wellington Thueson
James G. Myers
Community Thanksgiving dinner is Nov. 24
Disheveled Theologian: Banana bread evangelism
2016 Local Business Guide Directory
Looking Back: 2006 -- Worthington Ambulance Service wins honor
Pumpkin soup perfect start for lively (but civil) dinner party
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Balancing act: Minnesota clean water summit produces ideas
ST. PAUL — Balancing water is tough. Still, Gov. Mark Dayton brought together more than 800 Minnesotans to do that Saturday, looking at ways to clean up the state’s water while still allowing farmers and others to conduct profitable business. Potential solutions coming from the...
February 28, 2016 - 9:42pm
February 15, 2016
Minnesota railroads safer: Transportation funding undecided
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s railroads are becoming safer, railroad officials and legislative transportation leaders agree. The state’s four...
February 15, 2016 - 8:37pm
February 3, 2016
Fire chief: Check hydrants, meters and vents after snowstorm
WORTHINGTON — In the wake of the Groundhog Day blizzard, Worthington Fire Chief Rick von Holdt reminds area residents to shovel around fire...
February 3, 2016 - 9:54pm
February 1, 2016
Let ’er blow: Blizzard conditions expected today
WORTHINGTON -- Blizzard conditions are characterized by sustained or gusty winds of 35 mph or more and falling or blowing snow creating visibilities...
February 1, 2016 - 10:52pm
January 12, 2016
Food safety certification, renewal courses offered
MARSHALL — University of Minnesota Extension is offering two courses to help food service establishments meet the educational requirement for certified food managers. The initial certification course, using ServSafe curriculum, is from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 3 at the SW/WC Service...
January 12, 2016 - 8:18pm
December 17, 2015
Driving course set for Jan. 11 at CAL
WORTHINGTON — The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will be offering a 55+ Driver Improvement Course from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Jan. 11 at the Center for Active Living, 211 11th St., Worthington. The course is open to the public, and pre-registration is requested. A Minnesota Highway...
December 17, 2015 - 8:37pm
December 14, 2015
Rescue on Red Lake: About 50 people taken off ice after high winds, cracking ice leave them stranded
UPPER RED LAKE — Witnesses say it happened in about five minutes, too quickly for anyone to do anything about it. They say it has happened...
December 14, 2015 - 9:20pm
November 10, 2015
Lawmakers say state not putting child safety first in abuse cases
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislators who crafted legislation earlier this year to make sure a child’s safety is first priority in abuse cases say the state is not following through with that requirement. Rep. Ron Kresha, R-Little Falls, opened a Tuesday meeting of a legislative...
November 10, 2015 - 8:15pm
October 19, 2015
Like father, like son: Teen Driver Safety Week promotes car safety to parents, teens
WORTHINGTON — Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teenagers in the United States. This week is Teen Driver Safety Week, and the national campaign aims to catch not only teens’ attention but that of parents. Mark Woitalewicz, owner of Great Plains Driving...
October 19, 2015 - 8:17pm
October 18, 2015
Options for making Halloween treats safe for kids with allergies
WORTHINGTON — While the Teal Pumpkin Project has been around for nearly 20 years, increased awareness through social media is helping to spread...
October 18, 2015 - 9:03pm
October 5, 2015
Minnesota vs. North Dakota: States engage in friendly competition to keep eyes on the road
WORTHINGTON — Minnesota and North Dakota are engaging in a friendly border competition this week to garner the most pledges among drivers to keep their eyes on the road and not their phones. The pledge challenge is hosted by AT&T, the Minnesota Safety Council, the North Dakota...
October 5, 2015 - 8:24pm
September 2, 2015
Better communications may mean safer oil trains
MINNEAPOLIS — Communications is a key in preventing and battling oil train disasters, two U.S. senators learned Wednesday from public safety...
September 2, 2015 - 8:46pm
July 7, 2015
Emergency managers want more railroad communications
ST. PAUL — Many Minnesota emergency managers say railroads that haul crude oil should communicate with them better. “Planning done in a silo is not effective,” Director Judson Freed of Ramsey County Emergency Management and Homeland Security said Tuesday as rail safety advocates...
July 7, 2015 - 9:15pm
July 2, 2015
Fireworks — more fun for humans than pets
WORTHINGTON — It was a year ago today when Jason Turner’s dog, Addie, ran away from home after being scared by fireworks. “We live by the lake, and there were people in our area that were lighting off fireworks, and they were pretty loud,” Turner said. “We never had a...
July 2, 2015 - 10:02pm
June 10, 2015
Tornado tale whirls its way to nationals
WILMONT — Deyten Bosma, 6, of Wilmont, is a bit obsessed with the weather. His mother, Nicole, says the fascination began at the age of...
June 10, 2015 - 8:40pm