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Nobles County proposes updates to feedlot ordinance
PEDv still impacting swine industry
Decline in ag land values on horizon
SWIF on the road
SB XLIX: Patriots know margin of error is small
SB XLIX: It's the best of times for Seahawks' Quinn
Scott Rall: Legacy projects leave a big footprint
Feds seize $19.5 million in counterfeit items ahead of Super Bowl
UPDATE: Murder case against ex-NFL player Aaron Hernandez hits delay
Let's focus on sustained, strategic transportation funding
Time to listen, learn and lead
Column: The White House game of drones
Column: The sacrifice of Sarah Palin
Column: The sacrifice of Sarah Palin
Judy & Bruce Schmidt
Myron Van Ommeren
Jeanette Delores Swenson
Dennis Palmer Luitjens
Religion briefs: Jan. 29
Out & About:Jan. 30 to Feb. 21
Looking Back: 1940 -- Nobles County ranks among top flax producers in Minnesota
Looking Back: 1940 - Steamed turned into blades of new turbine at Worthington power plant
Column: On a mild, windy January day, some storm stories
Out and About
Ruesch 80th birthday
Altman 80th birthday
Hitzemann 85th birthday
Spessard 90th birthday
Hallstrom 99th birthday
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April 8, 2010
Brief: USDA offering home loan program
WORTHINGTON -- USDA Rural Development has about $2.4 billion available to help very low- and low-income individuals and families become homeowners in 2010. Rural Development recently began the "All the Way to 20K" campaign to help promote the availability of these funds and assist...
April 8, 2010 - 12:00am
March 27, 2010
An area of opportunity
WORTHINGTON -- Dr.
March 27, 2010 - 12:00am
March 20, 2010
Jahn set for Bioscience Conference
WORTHINGTON -- Molly Jahn, the acting under secretary for research, education and economics at the United States Department of Agriculture, will discuss new opportunities for rural agriculture during her keynote address Friday at the sixth annual Regional Bioscience Conference. "I'm...
March 20, 2010 - 12:00am
February 19, 2010
Brief: Presenting drainage study findings
WORTHINGTON -- The results of a two-year project between the Heron Lake Watershed District, Son-D-Farms and Loosbrock Farm Draining examining water management and its effects on water quality and crop production will be presented in a workshop at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, at the Nobles...
February 19, 2010 - 12:00am
October 31, 2009
WREDC gets grant
WORTHINGTON -- USDA Rural Development State Director Colleen Landkamer was in Worthington Friday to present the Worthington Regional Economic Development Corp. (WREDC) with a $99,900 grant to benefit small businesses within Nobles County. The grant will combine with WREDC's existing...
October 31, 2009 - 12:00am
October 25, 2008
YMCA receives loan guarantee
WORTHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development has guaranteed a $3 million loan through First State Bank Southwest for the new YMCA and City of Worthington Aquatics Center, which is scheduled for a groundbreaking ceremony at 2 p.m. Nov. 2.
October 25, 2008 - 12:00am
October 24, 2008
Brief: YMCA event is this morning
WORTHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and First State Bank Southwest will award $3 million to the City of Worthington to help build a new YMCA facility during a program scheduled for 10:30 a.m. today at the Y, 211 11th St. USDA Rural Development has guaranteed...
October 24, 2008 - 12:00am
August 19, 2008
USDA's Dorr visits Jackson, offers funds for water project
JACKSON -- Thomas Dorr, Under Secretary for Rural Development with the U.S.
August 19, 2008 - 12:00am
July 18, 2008
Editorial: A bunch of 'hog' wash
"It's like rain on your wedding day; It's a free ride when you've already paid ..." -- "Ironic," Alanis Morissette There are no lines in this mid-'90s hit about hogs at Worthington's JBS Swift and Co. plant, but there well could be after Wednesday's events. "We did suspend our...
July 18, 2008 - 12:00am
July 17, 2008
Alleged inhumane act shuts down JBS Swift kill floor
WORTHINGTON -- Hundreds of squealing hogs sat in trailers in the blazing heat Wednesday while truckers wondered when the kill floor at JBS Swift and Co. would re-open. With little information from the plant, the truckers who waited with their loads were angry and disgusted. "I've...
July 17, 2008 - 12:00am