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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
Section 3A boys basketball: DeBoer board, free throw save Southwest
Girls basketball: MCW, BEA, JCC, Pipestone Area move on
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
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
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Out & About: Feb. 27-March 7
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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
May 2, 2013
Nursing homes rally for more funding
ST. PAUL - Maple Lawn Nursing Home administrator Arlan Swanson said his organization is the biggest employer in Fulda, but he says his staff is struggling because he cannot give them raises after years of cuts and freezes in state funding. "I'm really proud of my staff," Swanson...
May 2, 2013 - 11:38pm
April 25, 2013
Letter: Hamilton - I'm fighting for long-term care facilities, nursing homes
During a comprehensive health and human services finance bill debate on the Minnesota House floor, I -- as well as other rural lawmakers -- made the attempt to give nursing homes and long-term care facilities and their employees much-needed funding increases.
opinion / letters / politics
April 25, 2013 - 12:00am
April 20, 2013
Class of 2013: Caleb Dirksen hopes to see his name in lights someday
This is the third in a four-part series featuring graduating seniors at Worthington High School. WORTHINGTON -- Caleb Dirksen has distinguished himself in a lot of areas during his high school career, but despite his many accomplishments, he is resigned to being known as "the guy...
April 20, 2013 - 12:00am
April 11, 2013
Letter: Many deserve thanks for cottage fundraiser
The eighth annual Sunset Cottage Fundraiser was a great success. Thank you to each of you who attended and those who purchased items at the auction, both live and silent. We are grateful for all of you who made such wonderful donations.
opinion / letters
April 11, 2013 - 12:00am
April 9, 2013
Letter: Cuts to long-term care are shocking, wrong
Recently, the Minnesota House Democratic majority unveiled its budget targets for the next two years. The proposal would spend more than $39 billion on state government programs -- nearly $4 billion more than what's being spent in our current budget -- and contains a $2.4 billion...
opinion / letters
April 9, 2013 - 12:00am
April 2, 2013
Editorial: CAL - here at last
Anyone familiar with the history of Worthington facilities geared toward senior citizens should have rejoiced Monday. The newly opened Center for Active Living (CAL) marks the culmination of significant effort by city officials and council members -- as well as plenty of input from...
opinion / editorials
April 2, 2013 - 12:00am
March 22, 2013
Letter: Meeting on Medicare enrollment was worthwhile
Last Tuesday evening, there was a well-attended informational meeting for those considering Medicare enrollment. It was presented by Gail Radke, working through the Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging. She did a fine job explaining a complicated subject, and I urge anyone with...
opinion / letters
March 22, 2013 - 12:00am
March 15, 2013
Sounds for seniors
The Worthington High School Jazz Band entertains residents of Worthington's Golden Horizons during a special performance Friday at the facility.
news / WHS / education
March 15, 2013 - 9:54pm
February 8, 2013
Wellness Partners program offered
WORTHINGTON -- Sanford Worthington Medical Center sponsors weekly Wellness Partners clinics at sites in Worthington, Round Lake and Lakefield:...
February 8, 2013 - 10:06pm
February 5, 2013
Kinship Caregivers helps families faced with parenting again
WORTHINGTON -- Kinship or relative caregiving is not a new story. From the Bible's Esther, who was raised by her cousin Mordecai, to Harry Potter, who was raised by his aunt and uncle Vernon and Petunia Dursl, relatives have often stepped in to raise children not their own. There...
February 5, 2013 - 9:26pm
The trip of a lifetime
WORTHINGTON -- Cathy Buxengard had long dreamed of visiting Europe, but not to see the Eiffel Tower, drive the autobahn in Germany or ski the...
news / travel
February 5, 2013 - 9:24pm
Pipestone woman restores country school house
PIPESTONE -- Bernice Dykstra never attended the District 35 school, nor did any members of her immediate family. But living just down the road, she became attached enough to the structure to buy it. "It came up for auction, and I just decided that I'd like to do something with it,"...
news / education
February 5, 2013 - 9:21pm
Lismore man's hobby leads to a room with a view
LISMORE -- Jerry Kellen can't explain his love for trains. "It's a disease," he said recently from his Lismore home. "Since I was a little kid on, I've liked trains. I can't explain it." Kellen has taken his love for trains and created a work of art. In his basement sits a model...
February 5, 2013 - 9:17pm
January 28, 2013
AARP offering tax assistance thanks to volunteers
WORTHINGTON -- The local network of volunteers is gearing up for the beginning of tax season. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers free tax help to low- to moderate-income taxpayers, especially those who are age 60 and older. "There are certain exclusions," explained Chuck Magyar, the...
January 28, 2013 - 9:59pm