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Which way do we go? Roundabout proven safer, but some are confused
Hog heaven: Sibley-Ocheyedan FFA chapter meets fundraising goal
St. Gabriel's Church gives back with Stations of the Cross donation
Minnesota West volunteers to be featured during fund drive
Some Minnesota highways will get higher speed limits
Girls basketball: W-WG edges MCC as Woelber scores 1,000th
College wrestling: Henning, Farris ousted in nationals
State wrestling tournament: Axford upsets No. 1; Two Trojans in semis
State Class A wrestling tournament: W/ML's Stevens goes OT to advance
Men's college basketball: Central Lakes trips Minnesota West
Column: A step forward in Afghanistan
Column: District 518 moving forward with high school addition project
Column: The waiting game Boehner can't win
Column: Workforce housing key to economic growth in Greater Minnesota
Column: Twitter as America's conscience
Joseph L. Tolver
Robert H. Strandberg
Joan Vance Wiley
A real puzzler: Pat Loosbrock puts together works of art, piece by piece
Column: Hay! Did you know about our town's wonder crop?
Out & About: Feb. 27-March 7
Religion briefs: Feb. 26
Looking Back: 1940 - Historic Chautauqua Park pavilion torn down
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Lamfers 80th birthday
Grube 80th birthday
Erdman 80th birthday
Moser 85th birthday
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Notice of Proposed City Ordinance
Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale
Data: Feb. 24, 2015
October 28, 2014
Two vie for Murray County District 4 commissioner seat
Editor’s note: The following are written responses to questions posed to the candidates; they are published in the form they are received and not edited. Office sought: Murray County Commissioner District 4 Occupation: I am a freelance alternative energy (wind, solar, hydro)...
October 28, 2014 - 7:48pm
October 21, 2014
Four vie for two open seats on Round Lake City Council
Editor’s note: The following are written responses to questions posed to the candidates; they are published in the form they are received and not edited. Courtland H. Baumgard Office sought: Round Lake city council, 4-year term How long have you resided in Round Lake? My...
October 21, 2014 - 6:59pm
May 25, 2012
Oberloh files for senate seat
WORTHINGTON -- Worthington Mayor Alan Oberloh announced his candidacy for the Minnesota Senate District 22 seat Friday, filing paperwork to enter the race on the DFL ticket shortly before noon. Oberloh is a lifelong resident of Nobles County and has owned Quality Auto Body since...
news / politics
May 25, 2012 - 9:09pm
May 17, 2012
TZD seat belt initiative begins next week
WORTHINGTON -- If the hope of living through a horrific car crash isn't enough to make a person habitually buckle their seat belt, maybe the prospect of avoiding a ticket and fine will do the trick. Beginning May 23, the latest seatbelt campaign through Toward Zero Deaths (TZD) will...
May 17, 2012 - 9:30pm
March 7, 2012
Dayton sets April 10 election for Kubly seat
ST. PAUL -- An election to fill the vacancy left by the death of Minnesota state Sen. Gary Kubly will be April 10. Gov. Mark Dayton ordered the election Wednesday, shortly after Kubly's funeral ended in Granite Falls. If a primary election is needed, it will be March 27. The election...
March 7, 2012 - 9:31pm
May 19, 2010
Brief: Brandt seeking state House seat
WORTHINGTON -- Bill Brandt of Sioux Valley Township, Jackson County, will seek the DFL endorsement for House District 22B. Brandt has farmed in Sioux Valley Township for more than 30 years, growing corn, soybeans, wheat and alfalfa as well as custom-feeding hogs, lamb ewes and managing...
May 19, 2010 - 8:31pm
April 20, 2010
Foth takes Nobles Co. Board seat
WORTHINGTON -- Gene Foth was appointed to fill the vacant seat on the Nobles County Board of Commissioners Tuesday on a 3-1 vote. He will be sworn in at the May 4 board meeting, and serve the remainder of the year as Commissioner of District 4. Foth was the only one of four candidates...
April 20, 2010 - 9:48pm
April 19, 2010
Four vie for vacant board seat
WORTHINGTON -- Within a span of a 30-minute public hearing Monday night, four candidates threw their name into consideration for a vacant seat on the Nobles County Board of Commissioners. The candidates include Gerald Mulder, Gene Foth, Mike Peil and Robert Demuth Jr. Nobles County...
April 19, 2010 - 9:03pm
April 3, 2010
Brief: Board to address open seat Tuesday
WORTHINGTON -- Nobles County Commissioners are expected to discuss the fate of an open commissioner seat during their regularly scheduled board meeting at 9 a.m. Tuesday. The seat was vacated by Norm Gallagher, who retired effective March 31, due to health reasons.
April 3, 2010 - 12:00am