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Fun fun fun at Westbrook Fun Days
Professional dancers lead intensive instruction at Dance Academy
Hyvari takes helm at Habitat for Humanity
Amateur baseball: Henning, Cubs clip Lakefield
Legion baseball: Hurley shines for Post 5
Amateur baseball: Cubs baseball: 'It was all good'
Prep softball: Sheldon edges S-O
VFW baseball: Worthington takes two from Marshall
Column: For Trump, fringe conspiracies take center stage
Column: For the GOP, a pickle of a platform
Column: The braggart with the ducktail who would be president
As others see it: Legislature special session now unlikely
Mnsr. Eugene E. Egan
Edward G. Lenz
How does your garden grow? Williams property one of four on upcoming tour
Column: June 28, 1876 -- Circus in town, complaints ensue
Looking Back: 1966 -- Construction aplenty taking place in Worthington
Heart of St. Kilian: 129-year-old parish goes to oratory status
Column: People are always talking about other people here
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Puhl 80th birthday
Isder 85th birthday
Alberts 97th birthday
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February 15, 2016
23 dead: Missiles hit three hospitals, school in Syrian towns
AMMAN — At least 23 civilians were killed when missiles hit three hospitals and a school in rebel-held Syrian towns Monday, residents said,...
February 15, 2016 - 2:17pm
December 9, 2015
Minnesota allows teachers ‘reasonable force’ to stop violence
ST. PAUL — Minnesota schools have detailed policies for how students should behave and what happens when they act out, but they are less clear about how educators should intervene when violence erupts. State law allows school staff to use “reasonable force” to prevent “bodily...
December 9, 2015 - 9:16pm
December 1, 2015
Many northeast Nigeria schools reopen despite fear of Boko Haram attacks
DAKAR — Hundreds of schools in northeast Nigeria have reopened for the first time in a year and a half, though many teachers and pupils are...
December 1, 2015 - 3:19pm
October 14, 2015
Run. Hide. Fight.
WORTHINGTON — Teachers at Prairie Elementary were the ones receiving an education Wednesday afternoon. Worthington Police Sgt. Brett Wiltrout...
October 14, 2015 - 9:15pm
August 27, 2015
Letter: Work continuing on research of old schools
By Rural Schools Heritage Preservation Committee -- Sandy Wood, Paul Hoffman, Roger Zarn, Pat Demuth, Jerry Fiola On behalf of the Nobles County Historical Society, we would like to express appreciation for the people who stopped by our Nobles County Fair booth to assist us with...
opinion / letters
August 27, 2015 - 2:54pm
April 7, 2015
Public, private schools flourish in Edgerton
EDGERTON — Differences may tear some communities apart, but in Edgerton they bring them together. In a town of less than 1,200 people, the...
April 7, 2015 - 9:17pm
January 14, 2015
Flu, norovirus, Ebola, oh my!
ST. PAUL — Flu and norovirus cases increased last year just as the Ebola scare eased in Minnesota, creating one of the busiest infectious disease...
January 14, 2015 - 8:52pm
December 4, 2014
League board approves allowing transgender students in sports
BROOKLYN CENTER — The Minnesota State High School League’s board of directors passed a procedure Thursday for transgender students to participate in school sports. In a board room stuffed beyond capacity at league headquarters in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota became the 33rd state...
December 4, 2014 - 8:44pm
November 20, 2014
Warming hearts, filling bellies
SIBLEY, Iowa — The Sibley-Ocheyedan school district has begun a new backpack program, “Care E. Out,” to help students who may not have their nutritional needs met at home. The plan, launched earlier this month, provides students in need with a bag of both perishable and...
November 20, 2014 - 8:38pm
September 15, 2014
Community forums hosted at WHS
WORTHINGTON — Worthington District 518 school board candidates met with voters Monday evening to answer questions during a Worthington Area...
September 15, 2014 - 9:41pm
August 27, 2014
Minnesota West’s next step
WORTHINGTON — As students returned to Minnesota West’s Worthington campus this week, a new face greeted many. Interim President Barbara McDonald was appointed in March to oversee the school’s campuses and learning centers around the region. The mother of four looks forward...
August 27, 2014 - 8:23pm
July 8, 2014
$200,000 additional funding to District 518
WORTHINGTON — Thanks to $54 million in new education funding enacted by the Minnesota Legislature and Gov. Mark Dayton during the 2014 legislative session, Worthington District 518 schools will receive an additional $209,673 in new funding this school year. The new funding is...
July 8, 2014 - 9:54pm
June 25, 2014
New MN budget helps rural schools
ST. PAUL — A revised two-year Minnesota state budget that starts Tuesday is good news, rural education advocates say. Rich suburban school districts have done well at raising residents’ taxes to improve their budgets, and the state has done a good job of boosting urban districts’...
June 25, 2014 - 7:59pm
April 6, 2014
MN Charter school oversight still a work in progress
ST. PAUL — Larry McKenzie started his first job overseeing charter schools with a sense of urgency about the achievement gap, “a global crisis.” A...
April 6, 2014 - 8:29pm
March 5, 2014
Cautioning against the cold
BEMIDJI — A rosy-cheeked child trudges through the snow on a winter day. With watery eyes and a sniffly nose, he reaches into his pocket to retrieve the house key mom or dad gave him and comes up empty-handed. Alone, in the cold, with nowhere to go. Many people may remember when...
March 5, 2014 - 9:35pm