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South Dakota students save money, get head start on college career
PolyMet opponents want law judge hearings
Backpack distribution is Thursday
Government Center steps to be repaired
Priest victims fault settlement plan, seek $80 million, not $13 million
High school volleyball: Trojans hope experience puts them over the top
Girls tennis: Trojans drop opener to Harrisburg
High school football: H-LP gridders aiming for success
Amateur baseball: Cubs fall in state opener; Milroy wins
Girls tennis: Luverne splits early triangular tests
Sean Hannity, Trump's 'spin doctor'
Letter: Divider-in-chief is at it again
Column: Why pension oversight is important
Column: A nice column about Trump
Column: District 518 geared up for start of new school year
Curtis Lowell Schmidt
James Robert Arnt
Robert D. Miller
Theodore "Ted" Kamstra
Looking Back: 1966 -- Foreign ag specialists visit Worthington
Column: Is it possible to be fast asleep for three or four weeks?
Crazy about the cube: Abel Piper, 12, participates in Rubik’s Cube National Championships
Disheveled Theologian: Twenty years later, still glad to have him with me
Column: Getting lost in the clouds
Out and About
Westman 111th birthday
Miller 50th anniversary
Hemmen 60th anniversary
Berger 80th birthday
Scheepstra 85th birthday
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Regular School Board Meeting Minutes
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