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New bike lane pedals into focus
All in the family: Staff members' offspring walk Minnesota West's halls
King Turkey Day 5K event nears
New sewer work begins Tuesday
WHS coronation is 2 p.m. Tuesday
Prep football: Jays fly by Worthington
Prep football: Edgerton/Ellsworth gets it done against MLA
Prep volleyball: Windom Area hands Worthington second loss
Prep football: JCC reclaims Oaken Bucket
Prep football: Adrian runs over Canby
Column: What line to draw on beheadings?
Column: Teamwork prized at Prairie Elementary
Column: Give me a home where the scapegoats roam
As others see it: Don't force taxpayers to subsidize campaigns
Letter: WCC manager, others did great job with wedding
Karen C. Loosbrock
Vera Eunice Hvistendahl
Daniel Lee Sagmoe
Gerald Dale Flatebo
Jon Bredal (formerly John Pederson)
Framing history: Upcoming exhibit focuses on area photographers
Column: Brewster is still looking great after all these years
Religion briefs: Aug. 28
Looking Back: 1964 - English becomes part of mass at Worthington's St. Mary's
Column: Listen up, kids (especially if you're hungry)
Out and About
Kraft 80th birthday
Birth: Aug. 30, 2014
Dykstra 50th anniversary
Demuth 65th anniversary
Data: Aug. 30, 2014
Data: Aug. 28, 2014
Notice to the Public by FEMA
Data: Aug. 27, 2014
Data: Aug. 26, 2014
February 21, 2014
Blizzard leaves many in area stranded
ERIN TRESTER firstname.lastname@example.org WORTHINGTON — The worst is over. We hope. Southwest Minnesota was rocked Thursday night by winds as up to 45 mph in some areas, and some towns saw as much as five inches of snowfall. Roads were in such severe conditions that the Minnesota Department...
February 21, 2014 - 9:50pm
February 19, 2014
As others see it: A case of more planning being needed
West Central Tribune Minnesota state and local officials are ill-prepared to respond to any major oil-train fire incident in the state. The case of the recent derailment, explosion and fire of an oil train near Casselton, N.D., on Dec. 31 is a prime example. Vast amounts of fire-suppression...
opinion / editorials
February 19, 2014 - 3:53pm
February 18, 2014
Coalition proposes 5 percent fuel sales tax
ST. PAUL -- A proposal to increase Minnesota fuel taxes by the equivalent of 15 cents a gallon is similar to a proposal that lawmakers may consider after the 2014 legislative session convenes next week, the two legislative transportation finance chairmen said Tuesday. The proposal...
February 18, 2014 - 10:10pm
February 12, 2014
Oil transportation fee sought for safety programs
ST. PAUL — Improved crude oil safety measures should be funded by charging 0.01 cent per gallon on all crude transported in Minnesota, the state Legislature’s transportation finance chairmen said Wednesday. “This particular oil is especially volatile, and as we have seen through...
February 12, 2014 - 9:53pm
February 10, 2014
On the road to a tax hike?
DON DAVIS Forum News Service ST. PAUL — Many northwest Minnesotans depend on volunteer bus drivers to get them around, a Crookston woman told a legislative committee hearing Monday, saying that her organization needs continued state support to keep the service operating. “We...
February 10, 2014 - 10:40pm
February 7, 2014
Murray, Lyon counties pass transportation resolution
WORTHINGTON — Sending a strong signal that the state can no longer afford to delay, Murray County and Lyon County are joining more than 70 other counties from across Minnesota that have passed a resolution to support a comprehensive transportation funding package in 2014. By passing...
news / crime
February 7, 2014 - 10:58pm
January 30, 2014
Minnesota State Patrol issues statewide report on blizzard
WORTHINGTON — The Minnesota State Patrol (MSP) released a compiled incident report Wednesday of the accidents that occurred during the blizzard that hit most of the state over the weekend. The report included incidents that occurred from Saturday to Monday due to the blizzard,...
January 30, 2014 - 9:15am
January 27, 2014
As others see it: Coalition a good step
We have long advocated on the importance of a high-quality transportation system for the state of Minnesota. Thus, we compliment the large statewide coalition, Move On, calling for an investment in maintaining and improving Minnesota’s transportation system. The state strives...
opinion / editorials
January 27, 2014 - 9:42pm
January 23, 2014
Coalition organizes to seek transportation money
ST. PAUL — Transportation advocates have compiled one of the largest coalitions ever to fight for state money, but they do not know how much they will seek or where they would get it. Move MN launched a campaign Thursday to persuade state legislators and Gov. Mark Dayton to boost...
news / politics
January 23, 2014 - 10:15pm