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'Branson on the Road' hits the pedal to Worthington
Alltech to buy Ridley Inc.
Sibley-Ocheyedan vocalists make sweet music at state competition
Capital conundrums: Little progress seen thus far in Legislature
Arbor Day means it's tree time
Prep baseball: Pipestone Area, Windom Area split
Prep softball: Bloemendaal powers Pipestone Arrows
Prep golf: Worthington stays sharp
Prep track and field: Capetillo, Tanyavong lead Mountain Lake Area boys
Prep softball: Fairmont scores early and often on WHS
Column: Does Tsarnaev deserve to die?
Column: Worthington FFA students set to participate at state event
Column: A touch of bipartisanship
Column: Where are the populist Democrats?
Editorial: Is the 4th the 4th if its the 3rd?
Lowell Wayne Jones
Robert L. Ehlers
Class of 2015: Nitibhon schedules appointment for career in dentistry
Concert series membership drive begins
Column: Worthington, America's Civil War City
Looking Back: 1940 -- City votes to purchase copper sulfate to treat Lake Okabena for algae
Geared up: Noah Hoehn readies for release of debut album
Out and About
Stenzel 80th birthday
Leckband 85th birthday
Johnson 90th birthday
Regular School Board Meeting Minutes for March
Nobles County Board Summary of Minutes for March Session
Nobles County Board Summary of Minutes for April Session
Summary of Minutes from 2015 Tax-Forfeited Land Meeting
Notice of Public Hearing of the Planning Commission
March 29, 2015
A little hope for ‘dead’ bills this session
ST. PAUL — They aren’t dead yet. Thousands of bills in the Minnesota Legislature failed to meet Friday’s deadline for policy legislation to clear policy-making committees. That tempts observers to mistakenly proclaim them dead. But at the Capitol, nothing dies until the...
March 29, 2015 - 7:32pm
January 25, 2015
Legislative agenda for 2016: Pass bonding, go home?
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Legislature is likely to hold a session next year, even if the Senate has to meet in a heated tent. Legislative leaders have been considering skipping a 2016 session because the Senate chamber and most hearing rooms will be closed as part of the three-year...
January 25, 2015 - 8:18pm
December 17, 2014
Local representatives hear the issues
WORTHINGTON — District 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton and District 22 Sen. Bill Weber heard key regional issues on which their constituents think they should focus during the next legislative session at a Wednesday morning event hosted by the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce’s Government...
December 17, 2014 - 8:44pm
September 9, 2014
No special session expected for disaster
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s new disaster fund may be enough to reimburse local governments for early-summer flood-fighting costs until legislators return to work Jan. 6. That is the gist of a Tuesday memorandum from the state finance commissioner and emergency management director. The...
September 9, 2014 - 8:16pm
July 17, 2014
Farmington leaders offer to host special session
ST. PAUL — Leaders of the southern Twin Cities suburb of Farmington offered Thursday to host a special legislative session to fund flood recovery. “Minnesota has a proud tradition of coming together to provide relief for those in need following natural disasters, and Farmington...
July 17, 2014 - 9:09pm
May 21, 2014
Greater MN grades session
ST. PAUL — Minnesota farmers are happy that lawmakers lowered some farm property taxes, but small businesses complain that a higher minimum wage and a bill giving them more legal exposure will hurt. Dry southwestern Minnesotans think they may get Missouri River water, but some...
May 21, 2014 - 9:09pm
May 18, 2014
MN legislative session ended on personal note
ST. PAUL — Minnesota state Sen. Kent Eken fought for years to increase pay for those who care for the elderly and disabled, but as state legislators wound down their 2014 session, he made it personal. “I had a brother who was intellectually disabled,” Eken said about Kyle,...
May 18, 2014 - 10:02pm
May 13, 2014
The clock is ticking
ST. PAUL — A bipartisan group of lawmakers will try to negotiate a compromise on medical marijuana legislation in the coming days. The state Senate voted Tuesday not to concur with legislation passed last week by the House, calling instead for the appointment of a conference...
May 13, 2014 - 9:24pm
May 8, 2014
Minnesota Legislature’s end is near
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota House takes up medical marijuana today in what could be a debate lasting well into the night while pieces fall into place on tax and spending bills as the Minnesota Legislature nears the end of its 2014 session. Debate on the much-discussed proposal to...
May 8, 2014 - 7:38pm