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‘Lil Red and the Three Pigs’ to entertain Monday in Adrian, Worthington
WRHCF grants to make positive impact on area youths
Items, assistance sought for upcoming visit from Crailsheimers
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Amateur baseball: Cubs baseball: 'It was all good'
Prep softball: Sheldon edges S-O
VFW baseball: Worthington takes two from Marshall
Legion baseball: Post 5 bats batter HL-O
Scott Rall: It's amazing what lives in little streams
Column: The braggart with the ducktail who would be president
As others see it: Legislature special session now unlikely
Letter: Key medical drug is hijacked from public
Column: Trump's Potemkin village
Column: Trump's pivot to Damascus
Donald D. Benz
Norbert P. Anderson
Rosemary Abels (Hansen) Heideman
How does your garden grow? Williams property one of four on upcoming tour
Column: June 28, 1876 -- Circus in town, complaints ensue
Looking Back: 1966 -- Construction aplenty taking place in Worthington
Heart of St. Kilian: 129-year-old parish goes to oratory status
Column: People are always talking about other people here
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December 4, 2015
Big win for Minnesota in state transportation bill as state getting more than $4 billion
ST. PAUL — More than $4 billion for transportation projects is headed from Washington to Minnesota in the next five years, but money is not the big news for state officials. Minnesota’s take is part of a $305 billion funding bill that easily passed the House and Senate late this...
News / politics
December 4, 2015 - 10:11pm
December 3, 2015
Letter: Roads poorly kept when crossing state line
By Duane Tracy, Ocheyedan, Iowa I have a simple question for you. Why is it that roadways in Minnesota are horrendous as compared to Iowa roadways? I guess I can answer that question somewhat. As I was driving to my home in Ocheyedan on Tuesday afternoon, I was behind a Nobles County...
opinion / letters
December 3, 2015 - 9:54am
November 22, 2015
For small cities, road aid is little help
ST. PAUL — Minnesota lawmakers met last spring with big plans to fix the state’s roads and bridges. But with huge differences between Democrats...
November 22, 2015 - 8:39pm
November 9, 2015
Transportation conversation: Roads could soon be in dire state, MnDOT commissioner says at roundtable in Worthington
WORTHINGTON — If the people of southwest Minnesota think county roads and highways are in bad shape now, just wait and see what happens to...
November 9, 2015 - 9:03pm
October 5, 2015
MnDOT announces availability of $9.7 million in grants for local community projects
ST. PAUL — Minnesota communities, schools and their partners are invited to apply for funding for local projects that enhance transportation goals, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. A total of $9.7 million is available through two competitive grant programs:...
October 5, 2015 - 8:25pm
July 8, 2015
'We'll take it': Cash-strapped small cities get state funds for transportation
WORTHINGTON — More than 700 small cities from across Minnesota will receive an extra check in the mail later this month in state aid earmarked...
July 8, 2015 - 8:38pm
June 22, 2015
Column: 'Our broken roads are broke'
By CHRISTOPHER N. SHOFF, Association of Minnesota Counties ALBERT LEA — As the 2015 session finally came to a close, the Legislature was once again unable to come to agreement on a comprehensive transportation bill. This has become an annual disappointment for the members of...
opinion / columns
June 22, 2015 - 9:50pm
May 29, 2015
Toward Zero Deaths -- all about saving lives
FAIRMONT — Members of law enforcement and other government agencies gathered Friday morning in Fairmont for the South Central Minnesota Toward...
May 29, 2015 - 9:55pm
April 27, 2015
In transportation debate, mayors want to be remembered
ST. PAUL — Minnesota mayors say their cities need more street money from the state. “A preemptive strike is needed,” Frazee Mayor Hank...
April 27, 2015 - 7:36pm
April 21, 2015
No agreement on rail ‘blast zone’ funding in Minnesota House
ST. PAUL — A new phrase is entering Minnesotans’ vocabulary. “Are you in the blast zone?” state Rep. Diane Loeffler, D-Minneapolis,...
April 21, 2015 - 10:00pm
April 14, 2015
Letter: Look at state human services programs, roads
In order to determine if Minnesota’s health and human services programs are truly worth the costs taxpayers are spending on them, I’m supporting legislation that would analyze the return on our investment. Health and human services program spending continues to spiral out of...
opinion / letters
April 14, 2015 - 8:01pm
April 13, 2015
Transportation tweak ups rail safety money
ST. PAUL — A Republican transportation funding bill is being tweaked, including adding a bit of money for rail safety, while continuing ahead in the Minnesota House without raising taxes. Higher taxes would not be a good option, House Transportation Finance Chairman Tim Kelly,...
April 13, 2015 - 10:49pm
April 9, 2015
Dayton sticks to education and transportation, eases up on buffers
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton stuck to his tried-and-true themes during his Thursday night State of the State speech, but rural lawmakers...
April 9, 2015 - 9:28pm
March 30, 2015
Letter: New GOP transportation proposal deserves support
A new legislative Republican proposal unveiled recently would dedicate $7 billion to road and bridge needs across Minnesota without raising taxes or fees. This is good news for Greater Minnesota. Public interest is at an all-time high when it comes to improving our local roads and...
opinion / letters
March 30, 2015 - 4:46pm
March 26, 2015
No House oil safety vote
ST. PAUL — Minnesota House Republicans blocked an effort to debate an oil train safety bill Thursday, citing that the legislation was introduced just last week and more work is needed to prepare a response to oil train explosion fears. Rep. Paul Marquart, D-Dilworth, asked fellow...
March 26, 2015 - 9:16pm