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Lawmakers strongly deny police report of 'making out': Both say description of encounter in park is false
Target cuts another 235 Twin Cities jobs
Planning commission will not revisit Stower Drive zoning
Crash near Heron Lake
UND administrator arrested in Minnesota on prostitution charges
Prep volleyball: Worthington grits out win over Fulda
Prep volleyball: Jackson County Central comes together for win
Prep volleyball: Tracy-Milroy-Balaton ousts Windom Area; Southwest Christian sweeps Luverne
Iowa prep volleyball: Harris-Lake Park splits; Sheldon goes 1-2
Prep girls soccer: Worthington falls in last-second heartbreaker
Column: Alaska's Mount McKinley is conservatives' newest molehill
Letter: What can we do to control lake algae?
Column: Jeb Bush's foot-in-mouth problem
Column: Trump, Ramos meant for each other
Letter: Union strong? JBS employee thinks not
Leo Henry Baumgard
Vernice E. Ward
Thomas B. Cobb
Merlyn "Moe" Schubert
Column: A change of view
Looking Back: 2005 -- Area comes to aid in aftermath of Katrina
Column: Worthington's women helped build our economy
Religion briefs: Aug. 27
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Chapa 55th anniversary
Jacobsen 60th anniversary
Rutzen 85th birthday
Fiola 100th birthday
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Motion granted: Venue of Fraga trial moved to Lyon County
June 28, 2015
Opening of new methadone clinic delayed
DULUTH — The opening of a new methadone clinic here has been pushed back because of delays in the approval process. The facility, owned by the Center for Alcohol and Drug Treatment, is nearing final approval from the Minnesota Board of Pharmacy, CADT Executive Director Gary Olson...
June 28, 2015 - 8:36pm
March 16, 2015
Rescued owl headed to St. Paul treatment center
EAST GRAND FORKS — A male great horned owl with a suspected brain injury has been transported to St. Paul for treatment after being rescued Sunday under the Sorlie Bridge, according to a Facebook post by the East Grand Forks Police Department. Sgt. Steve DeMers responded to a call...
March 16, 2015 - 8:45pm
March 3, 2015
Study shows lasting impact of Minnesota’s drug court
WORTHINGTON — A follow-up study released this week shows significantly lower recidivism rates and reduced incarceration costs due to the success of drug court. In 2012, the Minnesota Judicial Branch released the first comprehensive evaluation of the effectiveness of Minnesota’s...
March 3, 2015 - 9:16pm
December 29, 2014
Celebrate Recovery donates television to jail
WORTHINGTON — Randy and Sue Simonson, founders of the local Celebrate Recovery program, recently donated a new flat-screen television to the Nobles County Jail. Celebrate Recovery has hosted a Friday night class for inmates at the jail for about a year, and the television will enhance...
December 29, 2014 - 8:27pm
September 7, 2014
First-of-its-kind leachate treatment system looks promising
WILLMAR — Initial test results indicate that a too-good-to-be-true method of filtering out hazardous chemicals and contaminants from liquid...
September 7, 2014 - 8:49pm
March 10, 2014
Raising money and hope
ADRIAN — After 16 years as an EMT for the Adrian Ambulance Service, Patty Thier has helped individuals during the most personal of circumstances,...
March 10, 2014 - 10:12pm
March 4, 2014
MN lawmakers hear witnesses praise medical marijuana
ST. PAUL — Seven-year-old Amelia Beaver provided an example about why some Minnesotans want patients with severe illnesses to have access to marijuana. The girl suffered a seizure, one of about 30 she suffers a day, while her mother told the Minnesota House Health and Human Services...
March 4, 2014 - 9:13pm
February 20, 2014
Judge tells Legislature to act on sex offender treatment program
ST. PAUL — A federal judge is putting pressure on the Minnesota Legislature to change how the state deals with some sex offenders. Thursday, five days before the Minnesota Legislature is to convene for its 2014 session, Judge Donovan Frank wrote in a ruling that state lawmakers...
February 20, 2014 - 9:25pm
April 19, 2011
Mental health needs going unmet
WORTHINGTON -- When the state closed its mental health regional treatment centers nearly a decade ago, it left a void in service in southwest...
April 19, 2011 - 9:47pm
February 22, 2010
Talks involve sex offender facility, floods
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota House and Senate negotiators considered expanding the state's sex offender treatment facilities and whether to protect communities downstream from a proposed Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project Sunday night. Legislative leaders want to take up the final version...
February 22, 2010 - 12:00am
January 12, 2010
City may sell sewage facility
WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington City Council voted Monday night to take the first step in examining the feasibility of selling the city's industrial wastewater treatment facility. JBS has expressed interest in owning the plant, and is the facility's primary user. City Engineer Dwayne...
January 12, 2010 - 12:00am
More options needed for treating children
EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the final installment in a series of stories this week regarding out-of-home placement of children and the community's hope to reverse the trends.
December 12, 2009 - 12:00am