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1 dead, 1 hospitalized after shooting on St. Paul's East Side
Sanford Worthington recognized for flu protection efforts
A Q&A with new Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Anne McKeig
WHS Marching Trojans claim Tri-State Band Festival Parade Sweepstakes, People’s Choice
SMAC grants enable regional arts efforts
Girls soccer: Trojans fall to Willmar in the rain
College football: Slow start comes back to bite Bluejays
Prep volleyball: Worthington goes 2-5 at St. James Tournament
Prep football: E-E's precision on display in Fulda
Cross country: Fairmont wins Class 2A title at Milaca
Column: Republicans' kangaroo court
Column: A Republican worth voting for
Column: District 518 offers PASS classes to connect with, inform families
Column: Cut out this column if you like cutting the grass
Column: Vote for Trump helps undo climate change progress
Douglas R. Geertsema
Norma J. Janssen
Patricia Marie Adelmann (Janssen)
Bosmas add barn quilt to their northwest Iowa property
Column: Shaking Up the Sanctuary
Looking Back: 1991 -- Perkins family receives conservation honor
Column: Robert Kennedy’s visit to city brought unprecedented excitement
School of Prayer event is Oct. 7-8
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Bakker 50th anniversary
De Berg 80th birthday
Gerber 95th birthday
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Notice of Public Hearing
School Board Minutes for August
Data: Sept. 23, 2016
September 21, 2016
Staff talks to reset special session hopes
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton declared a special legislative session dead just more than a month ago, but on Thursday, Sept. 22, legislative and executive branch staff members gather to discuss bringing legislators back this fall. The governor raised the possibility of resurrecting...
September 21, 2016 - 9:02pm
September 9, 2016
Public input sought for U.S. 59 study in Worthington
MANKATO – The Minnesota Department of Transportation, the city of Worthington and Nobles County are looking to engage the public to create a long-term vision in the community along U.S. 59. The study is in preparation of a future urban reconstruction project on U.S. 59 (Humiston...
September 9, 2016 - 1:33pm
August 26, 2016
Column: Back to school -- our mission is safety
By Cory Van Briesen, District 518 WORTHINGTON --Though it’s barely past mid-August, summer is quickly coming to an end for more than 3,100 Worthington Public Schools students, who go back to their classrooms following the Labor Day weekend. The first day of the 2016-2017 school...
August 26, 2016 - 9:32pm
August 15, 2016
Wayward dog rescued from highway construction site
VIRGINIA, Minn. -- A lost dog found itself in a dangerous predicament at the U.S. Highway 53 bridge construction site in Virginia last week — but workers building the bridge came to the rescue. The existing highway between Eveleth and Virginia is being moved to make way for a planned...
August 15, 2016 - 9:41pm
August 12, 2016
Happy faces, not happy talk for special session
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's three top political leaders walked out to talk to reporters, wearing big smiles and delivering an occasional laugh. However, it did not take reporters long Friday to figure out that Gov. Mark Dayton, Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk and House Speaker Kurt Daudt...
August 12, 2016 - 9:15pm
August 3, 2016
Ag lawmakers want special session, but not all optimistic
MORGAN, Minn. -- A special Minnesota legislative session is important for agriculture, farm country lawmakers say, but many are pessimistic one will happen. Their main concern is the future of a provision in a vetoed tax bill that would reduce property taxes on farmland that now goes...
August 3, 2016 - 9:06pm
July 19, 2016
Pounding the pavement: Roads already in poor driving condition are about to get worse
WORTHINGTON -- While Nobles County residents may already have something to say about the poor quality of some of its roadways, it’s about to get worse, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Rhonda Allis, principal planner for MnDOT District 7, appeared before...
July 19, 2016 - 9:36pm
July 15, 2016
Governor, leaders say they are near special session deal
ST. PAUL -- A special Minnesota legislative session to approve tax cuts, transportation projects and public works construction could happen in a month, but the governor and key legislators are not quite ready to promise that. After meeting two hours in private, Democratic Gov. Mark...
July 15, 2016 - 9:24pm
June 7, 2016
Dayton: We can't agree on anything
Dayton: 'We can't agree on anything' By Don Davis Forum News Service ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton on Tuesday morning expressed hope that he would be able to call a special legislative session to finish work Minnesota lawmakers failed to accomplish as their regular session ended...
June 7, 2016 - 11:47am
June 6, 2016
Future looks dim for tax cuts
ST. PAUL — Legislation that could give tax breaks to a majority of Minnesotans appeared to be on a slow-motion slide to its death Monday, perhaps...
June 6, 2016 - 9:15pm
May 31, 2016
Letter: Middle class tax relief on its way to governor's desk
With a $900 million budget surplus to address, lawmakers knew they would have many important issues to deal with during the 2016 session. During the final days, they decided to send a good portion of that money back to those who created the surplus in the first place. The bill, approved...
May 31, 2016 - 4:40pm
May 27, 2016
Squabbling over waning moments of legislative session continue
ST. PAUL — Legislative leaders cannot even agree on what they agreed to, so it is no surprise they can’t agree on what happened. The argument...
May 27, 2016 - 9:35pm
May 25, 2016
Editorial: Order, please, in St. Paul
Worthington Public Utilities General Manager Scott Hain had a front-row seat to the end of the Minnesota Legislature’s session late Sunday. As Hain explained in Tuesday’s Daily Globe, a day of waiting around ultimately resulted in no bonding bill being passed — and, therefore,...
May 25, 2016 - 11:12am
May 24, 2016
Dayton has doubts on transportation funding
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton is not confident that transportation funding legislation could pass if he calls a special legislative session to finish work not done by Sunday's midnight deadline. "I think it’s unrealistic to think they’re going to agree on something before or during...
May 24, 2016 - 4:41pm
May 19, 2016
‘Everyone wants one’: Public works bill success predicted after another legislative failure
ST. PAUL — Two failures may equal success. The Minnesota House and Senate failed to pass their public works funding bills, but in the three days lawmakers have left this year, major legislative players expect those defeated bills to be merged into one that funds rail safety, college...
May 19, 2016 - 8:48pm