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Editorial: Schomacker for District 22A Representative
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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.
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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 facil...
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...
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,...
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...
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
January 2, 2013
Letter: Generosity made Christmas special for senior residents
On behalf of the residents of South Shore and Crossroads Care Centers in Worthington, I would like to thank the Worthington United Methodist Church, Bedford Industries, Pat Grimmius and the employees of both care centers for making our residents' Christmas special through your generous...
January 2, 2013 - 12:00am
December 21, 2012
Letter: Giving to support Hospice Cottage is appreciated
It's that wonderful time of the year when we pause to give thanks for our many blessings and reflect on the events of the coming year. Over a lifetime one's life experiences work together in unexpected ways that only with the passage of time and the perspective of hindsight do we...
December 21, 2012 - 12:00am