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Early Risers Kiwanis donates hospital dolls
New work at an old building: Ocheyedan Town Hall renovations are underway
Area woman helps pen memoir on family farm
Ready to get its kicks: Construction of new soccer fields finished
First-ever WHS Snowcoming celebrates students in winter activities
Wolter: Riding the insane NFL roller-coaster
Luverne hockey tops Orono, S-O wrestlers take Okoboji Invite
Boys hockey: LSHSPTCUC score one for each letter in win over Trojans
Minnesota West basketball: Men pick up first win, women keep rolling
WHS basketball: Girls, boys sweep Windom Area on road
Letter: There's a third group of Americans, too
Letter: Thanks to organizers of community Thanksgiving
Column: Trump's demagogic illogic
Column: Stepping out in faith
Column: After a mere 25 years, the triumph of the West is over
Homemade granola easier, more affordable than you think
PieLogNog: A holiday mashup of chocolate, salted caramel, eggnog and pecan pie
Change maker: Kevin Donovan pushes Worthington, and himself, to succeed
Our region was major supplier of early engines for Humvees
Disheveled Thelogian: A feast, a robbery and a reason to give thanks
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Vortherms 90th birthday
Carter 65th anniversary
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March 29, 2016
In-person absentee vote examined
ST. PAUL — Legislation would allow local governments to host in-person absentee voting seven days before an election, with Minnesotans placing votes in a ballot box instead of going through a more complex application process that now is required. The bill by Rep. Denny McNamara,...
March 29, 2016 - 9:38pm
January 31, 2016
State of Iowa: Trump, Cruz tamp down expectations for uncertain vote
DES MOINES, Iowa — Republicans Donald Trump and Ted Cruz battled Sunday to persuade their supporters to turn out and tried to lower expectations on how well they will do in the first U.S. presidential nominating contest today in Iowa. Iowa will set the tone in the race for the Nov....
January 31, 2016 - 8:57pm
December 8, 2015
Supreme Court Justices skeptical of Texas ‘one person, one vote’ challenge
WASHINGTON — Supreme Court justices appeared reluctant Tuesday to endorse a conservative challenge to the way Texas draws state legislative...
December 8, 2015 - 2:54pm
December 2, 2015
Commission reverses zoning recommendation
WORTHINGTON — In a 4-1 vote Tuesday night, the Worthington Planning Commission reversed its previous recommendation regarding zoning on the...
December 2, 2015 - 8:27pm
December 1, 2015
Results of Fulda referendum vote not available
FULDA — School District 505 officials were busy counting ballots Tuesday evening as voters decided whether to approve a 10-year, $2,300 per pupil operating referendum. Results of the vote were not available at press time. Two public meetings on the referendum had been hosted by...
December 1, 2015 - 9:36pm
November 4, 2015
Luverne, Mountain Lake also pass school referendums
LUVERNE -- After all of the results were tabulated, four of the five area schools seeking voter approval for new operating referendums won at the ballot box. Luverne School District 2184 voters passed a 10-year, $0 increase operating levy of $763 per pupil by a wide margin, with...
November 4, 2015 - 9:58am
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...
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...
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...
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...
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....
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