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Candidates plan ice cream social
Dayton wants Minnesotans to take clean water pledge
Minnesota State Fair celebrates Yellow Ribbon program for veterans
City planning for 2017 budget continues
Girls soccer: Trojans getting closer to scoring
Zimmer: It's 'possible' Bridgewater could be out for season
Prep volleyball: JCC sweeps Mankato East, W-WG sweeps Edgerton
Cross Country: Area CC season swings into action
College football: Greenfield selected an SMSU captain
Letter: Kiwanis projects are making an impact
Column: The cost of the EpiPen price increase
Column: Reforms and solutions to help First District farmers
Letter: Wake up and smell the drug companies
Letter: Either way, change coming in health insurance
Kenneth Linn Gaiser
Fern Rosezella Clauson
Lucille Margaret Poynter
Looking Back: 1991 -- New group home opening in Jackson County
Biking Bob: 78-year-old Hibma still doing plenty of pedaling
Column: A Nobles County cowboy made 1934 history
Column: Together 2016 a gathering to remember
Disheveled Theologian: Finding meaning in the motive
Out and About
Yungmann 80th birthday
Ringkob 45th anniversary
Bullerman 60th anniversary
Froderman 65th anniversary
Rutzen 65th anniversary
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Zimmer: It's 'possible' Bridgewater could be out for season
September 10, 2015
Minnesota revenue up in August
ST. PAUL — Minnesota state revenues were 8.5 percent higher last month than expected. The $113 million jump from what was forecast last February, continuing a trend seen most of this year, came thanks to the three state’s three major taxes coming in higher: individual income...
September 10, 2015 - 9:06pm
August 27, 2015
Judge blocks EPA’s ‘waters’ rule from taking effect Friday
BISMARCK — States opposed to a new clean water rule expanding federal jurisdiction over state waters claimed a temporary victory Thursday when a federal judge blocked the rule from taking effect today. Judge Ralph Erickson granted the preliminary injunction requested by North...
August 27, 2015 - 8:58pm
August 20, 2015
Black Lives Matter plans protest at Minnesota State Fair
ST. PAUL — Black Lives Matter St. Paul is planning a march and rally during the Minnesota State Fair, the group announced Thursday. The event, called #BlackFair by the organizers, starts at 11 a.m. Aug. 29 in Hamline Park in St. Paul. The protesters will proceed up Snelling Avenue...
August 20, 2015 - 9:58pm
August 6, 2015
Getting grayer: Minnesota lawmakers’ median age is a decade older than it was 20 years ago
ST. PAUL -- Slowly and with little notice, the Minnesota Legislature has been graying. This year, the median age of House members is 54, according to a Pioneer Press analysis. The median age of senators is 55. Twenty years ago, the median age for both was nearly a decade younger....
August 6, 2015 - 8:47pm
July 8, 2015
'We'll take it': Cash-strapped small cities get state funds for transportation
WORTHINGTON — More than 700 small cities from across Minnesota will receive an extra check in the mail later this month in state aid earmarked...
July 8, 2015 - 8:38pm
June 2, 2015
Sioux Falls creates 820-acre industrial park
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Local and state development officials announced Tuesday the creation of an 820-acre industrial park that will designed to attract world-class businesses. The “megasite” should be a game-changer for the future business development of Sioux Falls, they said. “World-class...
June 2, 2015 - 9:32pm
June 1, 2015
Prep boys tennis: Johnson, Luverne ready to make noise at state
WORTHINGTON — It’s a whole ‘nother world at the Minnesota State High School Boys Tennis Tournament. But it’s a world Worthington High...
June 1, 2015 - 10:31pm
Iowa prep girls golf: Peters shoots 106 on Day 1 of state
AMES, Iowa — George-Little Rock’s Kassie Peters had an up and down 18-hole round on the first day of the Class 1A State Girls Golf Tournament at Ames Golf and Country Club Monday. The first nine holes went fairly well for the Mustangs senior. She hit a par 4 on the 315-foot long...
June 1, 2015 - 10:29pm
May 28, 2015
Section 3AA golf: Worthington boys make state
BUFFALO LAKE — The Worthington Trojans boys golf team will compete June 9-10 at the state Class AA golf meet in Sand Creek in Jordan. The Trojans won the Section 3AA meet at Oakdale Country Club in Buffalo Lake Thursday with nine holes to spare. Alex Kremer led the way Thursday...
May 28, 2015 - 11:40pm
Section 3A softball: Edgerton/Southwest Christian gets it done
COTTONWOOD — Edgerton/Southwest Minnesota Christian didn’t spare anyone’s fingernails in clinching its second straight trip to the Class A State Softball Tournament. The Flying Dutchmen — seeded No. 1 in the south side of Section 3A — beat the top team from the north, Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg,...
May 28, 2015 - 11:38pm
May 19, 2015
Minnesota Legislative session ends in shouting, chaos
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Legislature ended early today amid shouts of "crooks' and "shameful," with plenty of confusion mixed in, as lawmakers...
May 19, 2015 - 7:58am
May 7, 2015
Motorcycle fatalities in Minnesota at highest point in 20 years
ST. PAUL — The 2015 motorcycle riding season is off to a deadly start, with 11 motorcyclist fatalities reported this year across the state, reports the Minnesota Department of Public Safety. The number of fatal motorcycle crashes reported so far this year is the highest at this...
May 7, 2015 - 7:52pm
May 5, 2015
ALC students compete at state contest
WORTHINGTON — In a first for the Worthington Area Learning Center, three students won the opportunity to compete in the Minnesota Association...
May 5, 2015 - 9:13pm
May 4, 2015
5 million: Number of dead birds still multiplying from avian flu outbreak
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s poultry death toll went beyond 5 million birds Monday when state officials announced 80 farms in 21 counties have been hit by the H5N2 avian influenza. The number of bird deaths, mostly turkeys, topped 5.3 million, with some flocks not yet counted. The...
May 4, 2015 - 7:51pm
April 30, 2015
Headed for Nationals: WHS FFA Market Plan takes first in state
WORTHINGTON — A trio of juniors in the Worthington High School FFA are bound for the National FFA Convention in late October after taking first...
April 30, 2015 - 8:17pm