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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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July 3, 2010
Making history: Swanson taught -- and played role in -- world events
"History cannot give us a program for the future, but it can give us a fuller understanding of ourselves, and of our common humanity, so that...
July 3, 2010 - 12:00am
May 19, 2010
Column: Memorial Day, and a poem
WORTHINGTON -- As summer approaches, our nation recognizes the last Monday in May. It became a tradition to honor soldiers who had died during the Civil War. It was a day in which the women went to the battlefields to place wreaths on the graves of the soldiers who had died there. That...
May 19, 2010 - 12:00am
April 17, 2010
Allison Leach and Peter Swanson announce their engagement. Parents of the couple are Dale and Dorothy Leach, Orlando, Fla., and Arlan and Linda...
April 17, 2010 - 12:00am
September 1, 2009
Swanson 60th anniversary
Stan and Irene Swanson, Worthington, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at First Covenant...
September 1, 2009 - 12:00am
April 21, 2009
Swanson 50th anniversary
Jim and Dianne Swanson, Mountain Lake, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house and free dance from 7 to 11 p.m. Friday at the American Legion Hall, 825 Third Ave., Brewster. Music will be by Shirley's Big Band.
April 21, 2009 - 12:00am
February 3, 2009
Man guilty of filling wetlands area
A Blackduck man has been found guilty of major wetlands violations in Itasca County. The violations were part of the Wetland Conservation Act, administered by local counties with support from by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Jeffery R. Swanson, 40, was sentenced...
February 3, 2009 - 3:30pm
November 21, 2008
Variety show 'Made in the USA'
FULDA -- In the past, themes for the "Made in the USA" show in Fulda have gone from patriotic to celebrating obscure holidays, with heritage,...
November 21, 2008 - 12:00am
October 29, 2008
Reunions change with time
WORTHINGTON -- The idea of going to a class reunion never really entered my mind throughout the years after I graduated from high school in 1939. Notices of high school reunions were never received. If any found my various addresses, they probably were ignored. If I get notice of...
October 29, 2008 - 12:00am
June 25, 2008
Column: Recalling the Peace Avenue of Flags
WORTHINGTON -- In this political year, 2008, it seems that one should show his patriotism by wearing a flag pin on the lapel of a coat, sweater or blouse. Worthington did something else. The long avenue from Interstate 90 -- the highway that goes past Worthington on its way east...
June 25, 2008 - 12:00am
June 24, 2008
WORTHINGTON -- Tennis is often thought of as a competition between opposing individuals, but for a unique group of players, tennis is a way to relax and socialize. On any given Monday, Wednesday or Friday morning, the courts at Minnesota West Community and Technical College are filled...
June 24, 2008 - 12:00am
June 11, 2008
Column: Billy Sunday story sparks '40 memories
WORTHINGTON -- Norma Norell's article in Feb. 20 Daily Globe set my memory banks back six decades. I served at a prisoner of war site camp in Whiteville, N.C. The German POWs cut pulpwood for paper and lived in the confines of the camp. From the Dec. 8, 1906, issue of the Globe,...
June 11, 2008 - 12:00am
May 28, 2008
Honoring those who served
WORTHINGTON -- Our country became a nation because of a war. The Revolutionary War gave to this nation its independence. The veterans of that war are long gone, but they're still remembered in history. Our country was engaged in conflicts periodically during the 1900s, especially...
May 28, 2008 - 12:00am
May 23, 2008
Missing Marshall man's family asks for volunteers
MARSHALL, Minn. (AP) -- The family of a missing Marshall man is organizing another group of volunteers to continue the search for him. Nineteen-year-old Brandon Swanson has been missing since the morning of May 14 after his car went into the ditch along the Lincoln and Lyon County...
May 23, 2008 - 8:00am
May 22, 2008
A little help goes a long way
WORTHINGTON -- On April 14, we made our annual trip to Mayo Clinic in Rochester. That's quite a busy place, as evidenced by the number of cars on the unit's ramp. We finally found a vacant slot and walked slowly to the elevators. Our place is slow because we're a twocane pair. ...
May 22, 2008 - 12:00am