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May 20, 2014
Now is prime time for ticks
DULUTH — It hardly seems fair. After a brutal winter, it seems like it should at least have killed off the ticks. Not so, says the state...
May 20, 2014 - 9:30pm
May 19, 2014
Blue Mounds State Park finds E. coli in water system
LUVERNE — Blue Mounds State Park Manager Chris Ingebretsen is hoping follow-up testing completed Monday by the Minnesota Department of Health...
May 19, 2014 - 8:49pm
May 14, 2014
Minnesota oil safety provisions avoid pipelines
ST. PAUL — Minnesota lawmakers are on the verge of considering a bill that would help prevent oil train disasters and respond better if they occur, but the bill includes nothing about pipeline safety. That does not set well with Gov. Mark Dayton and House Transportation Finance...
May 14, 2014 - 8:22pm
April 11, 2014
Distracted Driving Awareness Month brings extra enforcement
WORTHINGTON — In support of Distracted Driving Awareness Month, the Worthington Police Department and Nobles County Sheriff’s Office began staffing extra officers Thursday as part of the Toward Zero Deaths program. According to Josh McCuen, the Worthington Police Department’s...
April 11, 2014 - 9:56pm
April 10, 2014
Law enforcement students to host Child Safety Day
WORTHINGTON — Students in the law enforcement program at Minnesota West Community and Technical College’s Worthington campus will host Child Safety Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the fine arts theater on campus. Students will be on hand to help parents fill out child...
April 10, 2014 - 7:54pm
April 9, 2014
Then and now: one year after the ice storm
WORTHINGTON — One year ago, residents in southwest Minnesota and northwest Iowa woke up to a disaster. The sound of tree branches falling...
April 9, 2014 - 9:26pm
April 2, 2014
Medical Reserve Corps to conduct immunization drill today
WORTHINGTON — A team of Medical Reserve Corps volunteers will be at Worthington Middle School this morning to conduct a training drill and immunization clinic for sixth-grade students. The exercise is in response to a new mandate requiring that all students be vaccinated for...
April 2, 2014 - 8:50pm
March 31, 2014
WPD receives $8,500 toward updated gear
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Police Department (WPD) received an $8,500 grant toward new updated protective gear for the Emergency Response Unit (ESU), also referred to as the SWAT Unit. The Worthington City Council approved the proposed resolution, authorizing the grant agreement...
March 31, 2014 - 8:54pm
March 26, 2014
MN transportation funding runs hot and cold
ST. PAUL — Fixing ice-cold roads and preventing red-hot railcars are Minnesota lawmakers’ transportation priorities. A House bill would provide $15 million to fill an abundant crop of potholes blamed on the severe winter, with another $20 million to repair and replace state snowplow...
March 26, 2014 - 8:13pm
March 6, 2014
Don’t ditch those winter driving habits
WORTHINGTON — It may be hard to imagine right now, but soon, green grass will sprout, ice will slowly start to melt and the roads will clear. One...
March 6, 2014 - 8:11pm
March 5, 2014
Lawmaker seeks railroad oil safety
ST. PAUL -- Western North Dakota’s oil boom puts Minnesota in a dangerous position, a key Minnesota lawmaker says, and the state should increase its rail oil safety oversight. Most of the highly volatile oil moves from the Bakken oilfields through Minnesota. “We are at the geographic...
March 5, 2014 - 9:22pm
February 12, 2014
Oil transportation fee sought for safety programs
ST. PAUL — Improved crude oil safety measures should be funded by charging 0.01 cent per gallon on all crude transported in Minnesota, the state Legislature’s transportation finance chairmen said Wednesday. “This particular oil is especially volatile, and as we have seen through...
February 12, 2014 - 9:53pm
February 10, 2014
Congress to investigate rail safety
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. House and Senate plan separate hearings on railroad safety after a series of derailments produced a flood of safety concerns. A Senate committee plans a Thursday hearing, while one in the House will be Feb. 26. Trains hauling crude oil from western North Dakota...
February 10, 2014 - 10:55pm