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Retailers ready for Crazy Days
Some in northern Minnesota could be without power for a week
Luverne becomes Purple Heart City
Dogs on duty: Volunteer K-9 outfit assists public agencies
Worthington U15 soccer team wins state championship
VFW baseball: Luverne VFW strikes fast, wins District 3 tournament
Legion baseball: Rogers shuts out Luverne, Adrian wins District 2 tournament
Amateur baseball: Heron Lake defeats Luverne, joins playoff party
Amateur baseball: Adrian forces Game 3 with win over Lakefield
Column: Notes from Cleveland -- the two forms of resistance
Column: Cruz holds his nose, but can't endorse Trump
Column: Doubling down on principle at the Republican convention
Column: Self-worship over sound judgment
Letter: Thanks, Worthington, for support of Arc
Mae Frieda Meyer
Ben K. Dreesen
Margaret Elizabeth Short
Raymond J. Loeschen
Lester C. Fischer
THE SCHIZ: Barber keeps on clipping at downtown Worthington shop
Column: A memorable — and cold — arrival in Worthington in 1872
Column: Father knows best
Looking Back: 2006 -- Reisdorfer honored with statewide nursing award
Barn to Dance: Mayville summer tradition going strong after 27 years
Out and About
Davis 85th birthday
Birth: July 22, 2016
Birth: July 20, 2016
Bullerman 85th birthday
Burns 90th birthday
Data: July 25, 2016
Data: July 23, 2016
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Data: July 20, 2016
June 9, 2016
U.S. House passes Puerto Rico debt relief bill
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — Following months of internal wrangling, the U.S. House of Representatives, Thursday passed legislation creating a federal control board to help Puerto Rico cope with crippling debt that is wreaking havoc throughout the island's economy. By a vote of 297-127,...
June 9, 2016 - 10:27pm
May 19, 2016
U.S. Senate approves $1.1 billion to fight Zika virus
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — An election-year fight over addressing the spreading Zika virus intensified in the U.S. Congress as the Senate Thursday...
May 19, 2016 - 3:20pm
May 17, 2016
Senate passes bill allowing Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate passed legislation Tuesday that would allow victims of the Sept. 11 attacks to file lawsuits seeking damages from...
May 17, 2016 - 3:39pm
May 10, 2016
Report says Facebook suppresses conservative stories: Senate committee launches inquiry
WASHINGTON — A U.S. Senate committee launched an inquiry Tuesday into how social media website Facebook selects its news stories after a report...
May 10, 2016 - 4:45pm
May 5, 2016
GOP defeats Senate bonding bill
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Legislature is in limbo after Thursday’s narrow defeat of a major issue on the table this year. “I think for those...
May 5, 2016 - 8:16pm
May 3, 2016
Outdoors projects receive Minnesota Senate OK
ST. PAUL — Minnesota senators approved spending $158 million Tuesday, with little discussion, for outdoors projects. The votes came on a $112 million plan that mostly buys land to preserve prairies, forests, wetlands and wildlife habitat and a $46 million bill that focuses on a...
May 3, 2016 - 3:36pm
April 14, 2016
Ending buffer confusion: State Senate votes unanimously to clarify landowner, county and water district responsibilities
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Legislature is close to cleaning up misunderstandings in a law meant to clean up the state’s water. Senators passed...
April 14, 2016 - 8:17pm
April 1, 2016
Senators tell railroads: begin to talk safety
ST. PAUL — Warning bells figuratively clanged Friday when a Minnesota state Senate committee had its first hearing on new legislation to force railroads to release more information about hazardous materials they haul. Even some Republicans who generally support railroads warned...
April 1, 2016 - 9:00pm
March 10, 2016
State to aid Iron Range: Senators pass unemployment extension for steelworkers
ST. PAUL — Two Iron Range senators made emotional pleas Thursday to extend unemployment benefits for thousands of men and women who have lost...
March 10, 2016 - 8:51pm
February 16, 2016
Obama scolds Senate Republicans for Supreme Court threat
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. — President Barack Obama vowed Tuesday to pick an indisputably qualified nominee for the Supreme Court and chided Republicans...
February 16, 2016 - 9:31pm
January 11, 2016
Senate building quietly opens after Minnesotans built it
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Senate building opened Monday with lots of Minnesota materials, put up mostly by Minnesota workers, and designed to...
January 11, 2016 - 10:15pm
November 18, 2015
Agencies seek state bonds to complete Lewis & Clark
LUVERNE — The Senate Bonding Committee met with members of the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System Wednesday in Luverne to discuss future...
November 18, 2015 - 9:08pm
November 4, 2015
Senate votes to disapprove Waters of the U.S. rule, more action needed to block implementing it
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Senate on Wednesday passed a resolution to do away with the controversial Waters of the U.S. rule. But opponents of the legislation still need to overcome a presidential veto, which they say they’re unlikely to do. WOTUS, as it’s commonly known,...
November 4, 2015 - 9:29pm
May 13, 2015
Bird flu infects Minnesota budget talks
ST. PAUL — Minnesota poultry farmers found themselves in the midst of political bickering Wednesday as high-level negotiators pushed time limits for resolving Democrat-Republican state budget differences. Rep. David Bly, D-Northfield, asked the House to debate a bill providing...
May 13, 2015 - 8:10pm
May 12, 2015
Heitkamp co-sponsors bill to lift ban on U.S. crude oil exports
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sens. Heidi Heitkamp, D.-N.D., and Republican Lisa Murkowski of Alaska plan to introduce a bipartisan bill today to lift...
May 12, 2015 - 8:33pm