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Investigation shows Scotland train derailment resulted in $1.08M in damages
S.D. Highway Patrol increasing use of sobriety checkpoints statewide
Capital Chatter: Minneapolis could stop Wells Fargo dealings due to pipeline finances
Sculpture tour’s success in Stillwater prompts expansion for next year
Truck hits State Patrol car, injuring trooper, then drives off
WHS gymnastics: Trojans make big jump in gym
Prep hockey: Windom Area rallies past Worthington
Area prep basketball: Trojans tame Tigers 39-35
Prep wrestling: Trojans wrestlers beat Luverne, W/ML
Prep basketball: Tigers claw Trojans
Letter: Plenty of good opportunities are right here in Worthington
As others see it: Tax, bonding, health care need special session
Column: The media are still looking down on working-class America
Column: Reinvigorating renewable energy in southern Minnesota
Column: You wanted anti-establishment? Hold on.
Joshua Joe Staples
Laurence L. Konradi
James (Jim) Kuhl
Nellie Van Santen
First Lutheran Church welcomes pastor Jeanette McCormick
First Lutheran Church welcomes pastor Jeanette McCormick
Disheveled Theologian: The Santa Boat
Looking Back: 1991 -- Wind chills up to 50-below close schools
Homemade granola easier, more affordable than you think
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Vortherms 90th birthday
Carter 65th anniversary
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April 10, 2016
New study says pets at work boost morale and productivity
FARGO, N.D. — One of my closest friends frequently sends me pictures from work showing her happy pup sprawled across her desk, lazily snoozing...
April 10, 2016 - 8:11pm
March 2, 2016
County considers permanent speed signs
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County commissioners Tuesday approved the purchase of eight permanent speed signs and two LED stop signs to improve safety in several communities and draw more attention to an intersection that has been the site of fatal crashes. Interactive speed signs will...
March 2, 2016 - 8:21am
December 14, 2015
Moderate drinking may be tied to fewer deaths in early Alzheimer’s
COPENHAGEN — People with early Alzheimer’s disease who consumed light to moderate amounts of alcohol every day were less likely to die during...
December 14, 2015 - 7:46pm
September 28, 2015
Immigrants will drive U.S. population growth in next five decades, report says
CHICAGO — Immigrants and their descendants will drive U.S. population growth over the next half century, transforming the country into one...
September 28, 2015 - 10:13pm
May 19, 2015
County to draw from reserve funds for broadband grant
WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Board of Commissioners voted Tuesday to take $25,000 from reserves in hopes of attracting a $25,000 grant from Blandin Broadband Communities to conduct a feasibility study to bring broadband service to all areas of the county. “The ultimate goal...
May 19, 2015 - 9:33pm
March 5, 2015
Cleaning up Lake Okabena
WORTHINGTON — The state of Lake Okabena’s health took center stage during the Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District’s meeting earlier this week. For years, the Worthington lake has produced pungent summer algal blooms and given off a murky appearance — far from the clear, clean...
March 5, 2015 - 7:44pm
February 18, 2015
Council approves annexation study
WORTHINGTON — During a special city council meeting Wednesday morning, discussions continued regarding two possible annexations: the first an area along the south side of Worthington, between former Minnesota 60 (the south beltline) and the new four-lane highway; the second an area...
February 18, 2015 - 8:37pm
January 27, 2015
DNR to study pheasants on Worthington Wells property
WORTHINGTON — A study examining the link between quality habitat and the quantity of pheasants will bring researchers from the Minnesota Department...
January 27, 2015 - 8:45pm
January 15, 2015
Minnesota study shows lack of oil safety training
ST. PAUL — Many Minnesota public safety workers say they are not prepared to deal with an oil train or pipeline accident. They told the state Public Safety Department they are not adequately trained and some did not know what type of equipment they need to fight an oil fire,...
January 15, 2015 - 8:07pm
December 3, 2014
Okabena-Ocheda Watershed looks to future
WORTHINGTON — The Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District (OOWD) met in its last regular session of 2014 on Tuesday to discuss, among other things, plans for 2015. The board began discussing projects for next year to make the organization more visible in the community and increase...
December 3, 2014 - 8:40pm
November 6, 2014
Fish mercury exposure study runs into obstacle
DULUTH — Nearly three years after a study reported that 1-in-10 babies born in the Lake Superior region have unsafe levels of mercury in their blood, health officials are having a hard time finding women to participate in a mercury exposure study. State health officials are working...
November 6, 2014 - 9:33pm
September 2, 2014
Departments appeal county’s comparable worth study
WORTHINGTON — A comparable worth study requested by Nobles County commissioners more than a year ago and completed within the past month attracted some concern from a few department supervisors during Tuesday morning’s board meeting. At issue was the timing of the appeals process...
September 2, 2014 - 8:47pm
August 28, 2014
Study examines how funding cuts, testing emphasis affect Minnesota education
DULUTH — The past decade saw Minnesota school districts weather deep state funding cuts, putting a greater burden on local property tax payers to make up the difference, according to a study by progressive group Minnesota 2020. The St. Paul think tank released the report this...
August 28, 2014 - 9:08pm
August 7, 2014
Minnesota housing gap grows
Renters in 84 of the Minnesota’s 87 counties are making less and paying more for rent than they did in 2000, according to a study published...
August 7, 2014 - 8:27pm
August 4, 2014
DULUTH — It’s what you can’t see that shows the boat making experience of Marcel LaFond. The owner of the Symphony Boat Co. has spent most...
August 4, 2014 - 8:38pm