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After 5 years, search continues for missing Minnesota pilot and plane
GRAPHIC CONTENT: Tracking world views of the U.S.
Criteria for visa applicants from Muslim nations includes close family, excludes grandparents
A Fourth of July dessert that's festive, delicious and low-calorie
Enhanced security rules imposed for all flights to US
Kepler, Mejia power Twins past Red Sox
Hughes rejoins Twins pitching staff
Halftime tirade product of higher expectations from United coach Adrian Heath
Tyus Jones says new teammate Jimmy Butler adds toughness to team
Ex-NFL running back Portis considered murder after losing millions
Hoops on Hops: How and why glassware adds to your enjoyment of beer
All-American fun: Patriotic playdough is an easy DIY for summer
Champagne: A refreshing explosion for the Fourth of July
Letter: Graduation, music and travel mark end to stay
Letter: WPD known for rude police behavior
Mary Ann Wurdeman
Douglas "Dugan" Suss
Gwinevere Elaine Neil
Column: Slip away to a luxury weekend at your Hotel Thompson
Disheveled Theologian: Treasure hunting
Looking Back: 1967 -- 1923 WHS graduate speaks at 100th Carleton commencement
Column: What became of those magic pills that cut fuel costs in half?
WHS 70th reunion
out and about
80th Birthday: Iva Barber
Munns 70th anniversary
Hoefker 60th anniversary
Abrahamson 50th anniversary
Data: June 29, 2017
City of Worthington summary financial report
City council resolution No. 2017-06-02
City of Worthington Statement of Revenues, Expenses and Changes in Net Position
Independent school district 518 call for bids
May 25, 2016
State reaches decision on ‘lie detector’ test, ruling doesn’t change results for convicted sex offender
ST. PAUL — It is well-known that polygraph testing — the infamous “lie detector” test — is not allowed as evidence in courtrooms because the tests generally are not reliable. But many convicted criminals in Minnesota submit to polygraph testing as part of probation requirements....
May 25, 2016 - 9:09pm
April 7, 2016
Minnesota pays GED test costs
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans who do not graduate from high school no longer must pay for GED tests to receive the equivalent of a diploma. The state...
April 7, 2016 - 3:41pm
South Korea seeks U.S. weapons after North’s nuclear test
SEOUL — South Korea is in talks with the United States to deploy U.S. strategic weapons on the Korean peninsula, a South Korean military official...
January 7, 2016 - 3:30pm
December 1, 2015
State lawmakers consider civics test bill
ST. PAUL — Far more United States youths can name an “American Idol” judge than the U.S. Supreme Court chief justice (John Roberts). Many youths cannot name one of the three branches of the federal government (executive, legislative and judicial). Not many know what we call...
December 1, 2015 - 7:41pm
May 6, 2015
Good news for poultry
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota turkey and chicken industry has received its first good news since an avian flu outbreak began March 5. On Wednesday, state and federal officials reported that no new flocks were reported infected and they were not awaiting test results from any suspected...
May 6, 2015 - 8:52pm
March 29, 2015
Avian influenza strikes Stearns County turkey flock
WILLMAR — A commercial turkey flock in Stearns County has become the third in the state to be infected by the highly pathogenic avian influenza. The infection was confirmed Saturday, when state officials announced that a commercial flock of approximately 40,000 birds had been...
March 29, 2015 - 7:29pm
April 17, 2013
Two tornado drills set for today
WORTHINGTON - The city of Worthington will participate in statewide tornado drills at 1:45 p.m. and 6:55 p.m. today. The drills are part of Minnesota Severe Weather Awareness Week. Visit https://dps.mn.gov/divisions/hsem/weather-awareness-preparedness/Pages/severe-weather.aspx.
April 17, 2013 - 11:09pm
Two tornado drills set for today
WORTHINGTON -- The city of Worthington will participate in statewide tornado drills at 1:45 p.m. and 6:55 p.m. today. The drills are part of Minnesota Severe Weather Awareness Week. Visit https://dps.mn.gov/divisions/hsem/weather-awareness-preparedness/Pages/severe-weather.aspx.
April 17, 2013 - 11:09pm
WORTHINGTON -- Students were in the middle of a statewide test Tuesday when the online servers began to slow, leaving many students throughout Minnesota unable to continue their exam. "The state system didn't work, and we didn't get to complete our state testing," District 518 Superintendent...
April 17, 2013 - 9:00pm
February 13, 2012
House: Teachers need to pass test
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota teachers should know basic reading, writing and math skills before taking over classrooms, a bill the House unanimously passed Monday declares. Current law gives new teachers three years to pass the basic skills test, allowing them to teach students during that...
February 13, 2012 - 9:18pm
November 2, 2011
No improvement in FLY test scores
LUVERNE -- Analysis released Monday by the Minnesota Department of Education reported the Flexible Learning Year (FLY) waiver granted to southwest Minnesota school districts did not raise test scores as intended -- instead scores remained flat. FLY, a three-year waiver granted to...
November 2, 2011 - 8:08pm
September 19, 2011
District 518 up, down on state test scores
WORTHINGTON -- Worthington School District 518 students experienced mixed results in the statewide math and reading assessment tests. Every...
September 19, 2011 - 9:56pm
July 1, 2010
Area students fare OK in state tests MCA performance
WORTHINGTON -- School districts in southwest Minnesota again fell below the state average on key math and reading tests, but students in several...
July 1, 2010 - 5:58pm
March 2, 2010
Law enforcement student becomes U.S. citizen
WORTHINGTON -- Walking through the halls at Minnesota West Community and Technical College in Worthington during a busy school day, it is easy...
March 2, 2010 - 12:00am
March 1, 2010
Heart Screen can detect cardiac problems early
WORTHINGTON -- In retrospect, Paul Hoffman realizes that there were signs that something wasn't quite right with his physical health. "I thought...
March 1, 2010 - 12:00am