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Alliant Energy, Southern Minnesota Energy Cooperative file for approval of sale
State fines Spirit Lake assisted living center
Peterson, Cramer start 2014 with fundraising edge
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College wrestling: Honored with national award, Purcell is still going strong
Prep baseball: Luverne tops Worthington, Adrian moves to 5-1
Prep softball: Arrows hit the mark
Prep golf: Luverne wins dual with Worthington
Editorial: Worthington is not alone with mall woes
Column: Thought police on patrol
Column: Erasing the race card
Letter: Walz gets this writer's vote
Column: Kissing votes from women goodbye
Marva L. Blanton (Berger)
Marcella "Sally" Heger
Annabel Rae Mielke
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Church participates in Angel Gown Program
Column: An epiphany in St. Paul's Cathedral
Column: The purple martins are back
Looking Back: 1989 - Luverne wins veterans home approval
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Odenbrett 80th birthday
Calsbeek 90th birthday
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Nobles County Board Summary of Minutes
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July 6, 2011
Lawmakers bleak about shutdown
ST. PAUL -- Count many Minnesota legislators among those who expect a long government shutdown. "My gut tells me that if this goes two weeks, it will go until January," Rep. Larry Howes, R-Walker said. Sen. Tom Saxhaug, DFL-Grand Rapids, added that a quick end to the shutdown is...
July 6, 2011 - 8:28pm
July 5, 2011
Shutdown: County sees minimal impact
WORTHINGTON -- In their second full day of work since the state government shutdown, Nobles County department heads updated commissioners Tuesday on the impact the shutdown has on their departments. Perhaps most affected thus far is Nobles County Family Services, which receives payment...
July 5, 2011 - 8:33pm
June 29, 2011
Shutdown ruling 'no soft landing'
June 29, 2011 - 8:41pm
Shutdown will affect city projects
WORTHINGTON -- The ramifications of a state shutdown seem to go on and on, trickling down into areas that may not immediately come to mind, according to Worthington City Administrator Craig Clark. "The longer it goes on, the more implications there are to our city and city government,"...
June 29, 2011 - 8:37pm
June 28, 2011
Judge rules courts will stay open in shutdown
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June 28, 2011 - 9:20pm
NRCHS addresses possible state shutdown
WORTHINGTON -- As state leaders continue their closed-door budget discussions, Nobles-Rock Community Health Services board members met Tuesday afternoon to discuss contingency plans in the event of a statewide government shutdown on July 1. NRCHS board chairwoman Karen Pfeifer said...
June 28, 2011 - 9:14pm
Shutdown looms over state parks in local region
WORTHINGTON -- As summer approaches, the public may have to resort to alternative forms of adventure as state parks anticipate halting services...
June 28, 2011 - 9:06pm
June 27, 2011
Transit system to be affected by shutdown
WORTHINGTON -- If no budget agreement can be reached and the Minnesota government shuts down, Prairieland Transit System will be impacted. There will be no subsidized taxi rides provided. Prairieland Transit System Central Dispatch will not be in operation. All rides offered through...
June 27, 2011 - 9:39pm
June 22, 2011
Minnesota leaders to lock in before a shutdown
June 22, 2011 - 9:21pm
June 21, 2011
School district sends layoff notices as government shutdown looms
WORTHINGTON -- In preparation for a possible July 1 government shutdown, District 518 sent layoff notices to 470 employees, including the superintendent, principals, teachers, paraprofessionals and custodians. Three Democratic-Farmer-Labor state legislators from the Minneapolis-St....
June 21, 2011 - 9:46pm
June 20, 2011
No budget negotiations happening
ST. PAUL -- Ten days remain before the state budget runs dry, but no high-level budget talks have occurred since Thursday. Republican legislative leaders on Monday asked Democratic Gov.
June 20, 2011 - 8:36pm
June 16, 2011
Dayton declares budget talks at impasse
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's budget talks are at an impasse and two weeks before a potential state government shutdown Gov. Mark Dayton said he does not know how the problem can be resolved. Republican legislative leaders Thursday gave Dayton a proposal that removed $200 million in tax...
June 16, 2011 - 8:26pm
June 14, 2011
Letters warn Minnesotans about shutdown
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans are beginning to hear directly from state officials what a government shutdown could mean to them. More than 600,000 Minnesotans are opening letters from the Department of Human Services this week warning that their health-care and other benefits could stop...
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June 14, 2011 - 9:47pm
Minnesota West prepares for shutdown
WORTHINGTON -- Minnesota West Community and Technical College sent layoff notices to some employees last week in preparation for a possible state government shutdown. The threatened shutdown may have lasting repercussions for Minnesota West and other schools in the Minnesota State...
June 14, 2011 - 9:41pm
June 13, 2011
Courts may decide impact
ST. PAUL -- The impact of a state government shutdown is in the hands of Minnesota judges. State Attorney General Lori Swanson on Monday laid groundwork for them to become involved if the governor and legislators cannot agree on a budget before July 1.
news / courts
June 13, 2011 - 11:32pm