Skip to main content
Leading the way: Minnesota FFA president, vice president share experiences of office
U.S. labor, housing markets data underscore economy's stamina
Friday snow storm expected to wallop southern Minn., less expected in the north
Trump revokes rules on transgender bathrooms
Bemidji police investigating shooting at Enbridge building, no one hurt
College basketball: Bluejays routed by St. Cloud Tech
Timberwolves' Thibodeau hasn't found trade he likes 'at this point'
Twins' Sano working to put down roots at third base
Red-hot Gophers win 6th straight, upset No. 24 Maryland
College basketball: Lady Jays roll
Letter: Agency on aging here to help seniors
Column: Stop the Trump hysteria
Bill to jumpstart Minnesota shrimp industry passes first committee stop
Elderly waiver program reform proposal makes progress
Column: A failure to communicate
Richard Robert Mork
Robert "Bob" Reed Prahm
Mavis A. Ratzlaff
John and Beverly Troth
2012: Kusz appointed Nobles County Attorney
Column: Worthington’s first Shorty — A colorful life and a sad end
At 102, Eleanore Ebeling enjoys a sharp mind -- and daily exercise, too
You gotta have heart: Heart attack recovery sets new priorities for Murphy
Disheveled Theologian: Some thoughts on love in this Valentines week
out and about
Meester 60th Anniversary
Birth: Feb. 18, 2017
Coyer 100th birthday
Data: Feb. 23, 2017
Data: Feb. 22, 2017
Data: Feb. 21, 2017
2016-2017 Community and Visitor Guide
Data: Feb. 20, 2017
January 11, 2017
Letter: Thanks to Rep. Walz for recognizing all veterans
By Sgt. Maj. Frank Yoakum, U.S. Army (Retired) Executive Director, Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States Alexandria, Va. You don’t know me, but I know.
January 11, 2017 - 11:00pm
December 7, 2016
Column: Reinvigorating renewable energy in southern Minnesota
WASHINGTON -- Following a bipartisan letter my colleagues and I sent on July 13 to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Obama Administration made a momentous decision affecting both US energy policy and the rural economy. On Nov. 23, the EPA released its 2017 volume obligations...
December 7, 2016 - 10:37pm
November 18, 2016
Capital Chatter: Minnesota’s 2018 campaign season underway
ST. PAUL — The 2016 election still looms large in Minnesota's rear-view mirror so, of course, it is time for the 2018 campaign to begin. And it has. The first big name out of the gate was Ryan Winkler, a Bemidji native who for years served in the state House serving the Golden Valley...
November 18, 2016 - 9:51pm
November 11, 2016
Hagedorn, Walz reflect on tight congressional race
WORTHINGTON -- Two days after his defeat at the hands of incumbent U.S. Rep. Tim Walz, Republican challenger Jim Hagedorn congratulated Walz on his re-election while thanking supporters and offering hope for a government now dominated by the GOP/ Hagedorn, of Blue Earth, noted in...
November 11, 2016 - 9:35pm
November 9, 2016
Walz survives rematch with Hagedorn; wins by 2,500 votes
On a night of Republican triumph throughout the nation, Democrat Tim Walz managed to survive and win a fifth-two year term -- barely. Walz will...
November 9, 2016 - 9:55pm
Walz, Hagedorn running neck and neck
A rematch between incumbent DFL Rep. Tim Walz and Republican challenger Jim Hagedorn was way too close to call early Wednesday morning in the...
November 9, 2016 - 2:20am
November 4, 2016
Letter: Re-elect Walz for common-sense leadership
By Alison Benjamin, Luverne I’m proud to support Congressman Tim Walz in next Tuesday’s election, and I encourage my neighbors to do the same. I’m proud to have a teacher, coach and veteran as my voice in Congress. Tim is the type of common-sense leader that we need fighting...
November 4, 2016 - 10:56pm
Letter: Walz opponent offers no real solutions
By Dale Moerke, Luverne I felt the need to clean up a few misconceptions I saw in recent letter to the editor titled: “Hagedorn represents much-needed change on many levels.” I’m proud to support Congressman Tim Walz, who continues to get things done for the people of southern...
November 4, 2016 - 10:52pm
November 2, 2016
Letter: Walz must face consequences of vote on health care
By Kevin Busch, Fulda It’s time Tim Walz pays for his vote on Obamacare. He voted for this huge mistake that is costing many of us in southwest Minnesota thousands of dollars in health care premium costs. Mr. Walz, Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken all rubber-stamp approved this awful...
November 2, 2016 - 10:45pm
November 1, 2016
Editorial: Return Walz to Washington for another term
When we endorsed the re-election of District 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton, R-Mountain Lake, last week, we cited his bipartisan record as a primary reason to return to him to St. Paul. This time, we’ll give a similar rationale in endorsing U.S. Rep. Tim Walz’s return to Washington. Walz,...
November 1, 2016 - 10:15pm
October 31, 2016
Letter: Walz should be ousted for support of Obamacare
By David Bosma, Wilmont Even Governor Dayton gets it -- Obamacare is not affordable! DFL politicians are feeling the Obamacare heat. Last week, Gov. Mark Dayton stated what everyone except partisan Democrats have known all along: the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) is not affordable....
October 31, 2016 - 8:44pm
October 30, 2016
Letter: Hagedorn represents much-needed change on many levels
By Fred Lenz, St. James The upcoming presidential election on Nov. 8 will have the most lasting effect on the direction our country will go for decades. We are living in a time when our current administration is evermore taking away our rights through executive orders and imposing...
October 30, 2016 - 8:14pm
October 18, 2016
Letter: Walz is a staunch advocate for veterans
By Simon Koster, Worthington As a veteran, I’m sure glad we have Tim Walz as our voice in Congress. From the day he was sworn in, Tim has made taking care of veterans a top priority. Tim Walz is a veteran himself and the highest-ranking enlisted soldier to ever serve in Congress....
October 18, 2016 - 9:55pm
October 13, 2016
No Hagedorn-Walz debate currently scheduled
WORTHINGTON -- There is no scheduled Oct. 25 Worthington debate between U.S. Rep. Tim Walz and his Republican challenger, Jim Hagedorn. Hagedorn issued a press release Wednesday requesting Walz confirm his attendance at a planned Oct. 25 congressional debate in Worthington. The...
October 13, 2016 - 7:53pm
October 12, 2016
Hagedorn requests Walz debate in Worthington
BLUE EARTH -- First Congressional District Republican challenger Jim Hagedorn on Wednesday requested that Tim Walz confirm his attendance at a planned Oct. 25 congressional debate in Worthington. To date, Walz has failed to indicate whether he will participate in the only debate...
October 12, 2016 - 8:21pm