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TIF for old mall site gets OK
Senate DFLers propose $260 million in tax reductions
County considers reimbursing buyers for portion of costs to demolish properties
Another round of avian influenza rocks Iowa
‘Not a done deal’: County considers Armory Business Center purchase
Prep softball: Worthington gets a smashing debut
Prep tennis: Worthington doubles dominate in home win
Prep baseball: Worthington blanked; Stevens perfect for Windom Area
Prep golf: Worthington earns sweep despite struggles
College baseball: Dordt JV defends home turf against Minnesota West
Column: Does Tsarnaev deserve to die?
Column: Worthington FFA students set to participate at state event
Column: A touch of bipartisanship
Column: Where are the populist Democrats?
Editorial: Is the 4th the 4th if its the 3rd?
Lowell Wayne Jones
LaVonne Joyce Foss
Harvey Harold Everding
Sherri Sue Heimgartner
Toby Justin Iverson
Class of 2015: Nitibhon schedules appointment for career in dentistry
Concert series membership drive begins
Column: Worthington, America's Civil War City
Looking Back: 1940 -- City votes to purchase copper sulfate to treat Lake Okabena for algae
Geared up: Noah Hoehn readies for release of debut album
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Neeb 85th birthday
Wolf 50th anniversary
Harstad 90th birthday
Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale
Data: April 27, 2015
Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale
Data: April 26, 2015
Summary of Minutes from 2015 Tax-Forfeited Land Meeting
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
March 1, 2015
Letter: Vote ‘yes’ for Osceola County hotel/motel tax
On Tuesday, a special election will be held in Osceola County to seek approval of a 5 percent hotel/motel tax. On behalf of the Osceola County Economic Development Commission, I would like to take this opportunity to ask the residents of Osceola County to consider a “YES” vote...
opinion / letters
March 1, 2015 - 8:44pm
To the polls!
SIBLEY, Iowa — Last September, plans for a new hotel in Osceola County were announced. Investors with JRJ Hospitality will construct a $3.655 million motel along Iowa 60 that is slated to open this fall. Citizens in Osceola County have an opportunity Tuesday to vote on a 5 percent...
March 1, 2015 - 8:17pm
February 3, 2015
Civil Rights leader presents at MN West
Editor’s note: The following article contains usage of an offensive word that has been included because of its relevance to the subject matter. WORTHINGTON — The Minnesota West Community and Technical College Culture Corner and the Humanities Club hosted a public forum and...
February 3, 2015 - 8:01pm
January 8, 2015
Renville school district approves $5.4 million bond
RENVILLE — Voters in the Renville County West school district approved a $5.4 million bond issue to upgrade school facilities Tuesday. Voters cast 631 ballots in favor of the project and 528 against. Voters had rejected a similar bond measure in August by a 484 to 400 vote. The...
January 8, 2015 - 12:16pm
November 3, 2014
ST. PAUL — Today’s Minnesota elections could produce everything from blowouts to recounts after mostly uneventful campaigns. From the U.S. Senate and governor races on down the ballot, Minnesotans will pick their government leaders after millions upon millions of dollars were...
November 3, 2014 - 9:04pm
October 26, 2014
Column: Barack Obama, bewildered bystander
WASHINGTON — The president is upset. Very upset. Frustrated and angry. Seething about the government’s handling of Ebola, said the front-page headline in The New York Times last Saturday. There’s only one problem with this pose, so obligingly transcribed for him by the Times....
opinion / columns
October 26, 2014 - 8:29pm
October 22, 2014
Three vie for two seats on Fulda council
Editor’s note: The following are written responses to questions posed to the candidates; they are published in the form they are received and not edited. Ron Kellen Office sought: Fulda City Council How long have you resided in the city of Fulda? With the exception of time...
October 22, 2014 - 8:39pm
Two campaign for Fifth District Court Judge
Editor’s note: The following are written responses to questions posed to the candidates; they are published in the form they are received and not edited. Christina Wietzema Office sought: District Court Judge, Minnesota’s Fifth Judicial District, Seat 5 Current occupation:...
October 22, 2014 - 8:36pm
Keep the county cops?
WILMONT — Wilmont residents will see an interesting question on their ballot Nov. 4. They will have the opportunity to choose whether or not they would like to continue services with the Nobles County Sheriff’s Office; the office currently designates a minimum of four hours...
October 22, 2014 - 8:19pm
County board looks into tax-forfeited properties
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County commissioners on Tuesday voted unanimously to board up a couple of tax-forfeited properties within the city of Ellsworth to prevent people and varmints from occupying the vacant houses. The issue was brought forth by Nobles County Auditor-Treasurer...
October 22, 2014 - 1:29pm
October 16, 2014
Editorial: ‘Yes’ vote urged on 518 referendum
There has been plenty of talk throughout Worthington about the election races for city council and mayor, but it could be argued that the outcome of another item on the ballot is actually more important. District 518’s Operating Levy Referendum is asking voters to approve what...
opinion / editorials
October 16, 2014 - 4:32pm
October 12, 2014
Ruby rolls to Great Gobbler Gallop triumph
CUERO, Texas — Ruby Begonia had Paycheck’s number again Saturday morning during the second heat of the Great Gobbler Gallop. As a result, Cuero’s racing turkey has a new lucky number — 6. That’s the number of successive victories Ruby has recorded over her slumping arch...
October 12, 2014 - 9:25pm
October 2, 2014
Transgender vote postponed
BROOKLYN CENTER — Adoption of a transgender policy for high school student-athletes is on hold. The Minnesota State High School League’s board of directors voted Thursday to table a draft of a transgender policy during its meeting at league headquarters in Brooklyn Center. After...
October 2, 2014 - 7:37pm
September 28, 2014
Column: America defunding its children
WASHINGTON — Think of the children. These days, politicians — and their constituents — generally don’t. For all their baby-kissing, politicians know that it’s the elderly — not suffrage-ineligible children or their parents — who turn out to vote. This perhaps explains...
opinion / columns
September 28, 2014 - 3:45pm