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Faculty union sues Minnesota State over unpaid wages
Phone threat from cellphone in Moorhead area forces Benson tournament to end
Man found dead in Maplewood park identified
Cohasset man dies in vehicle accident in drainage ditch near Hector
Man dead in St. Paul cemetery vehicle fire
MEN'S HOCKEY: Hats off for Dickman
Minnesotan's move from wide receiver to cornerback pays off for NDSU
Frisco treat: Bison overpower Sam Houston State to advance to FCS championship game
Friday prep roundup: Adrian boy cagers top HL-O
Les Knutson: Sometimes, greatness doesn't get its due
Column: District 518 explains proposed property tax statements
No need to plan kindness this season
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Letter: Help of 'angels' is appreciated
Marian Maebelle Hanson
Beth M. Bargfrede
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Always cover Norfolk Island Pine after purchase
Open house set for restored Farwell church
Minn. resident tracked Santa's 1964 flight from North Pole -- for real
In matters of the heart, faith becomes real
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Knigge 50th anniversary
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Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
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October 22, 2014
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...
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...
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...
September 28, 2014 - 3:45pm
September 10, 2014
Minnesota early voting starts next week
ST. PAUL — It’s almost time to vote. Minnesotans may start voting Sept. 19. Under a new state law, anyone — not just people who will be away from home on election day — can vote early. Old law required an excuse, such as being out of one’s voting precinct on election...
September 10, 2014 - 9:20pm
August 26, 2014
Home health care union vote bucks national labor trend
ST. PAUL — The creation of a new bargaining unit to represent the state’s 27,000 home health care workers could boost the dwindling ranks of union membership in once labor-strong Minnesota. While the percentage of Minnesota workers affiliated with unions is still above the...
August 26, 2014 - 7:51pm
August 11, 2014
Every vote counts
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans should not need to wait in long lines at today’s primary election. With a few exceptions where local races are exciting voters, low turnout is predicted — despite two hotly contested statewide races. Four Republicans are competing for the right to...
August 11, 2014 - 10:37pm
May 20, 2014
District 518 approves plans to expand band room
WORTHINGTON — The District 518 Board of Education approved plans to expand the Worthington High School (WHS) band and music classroom during its meeting Tuesday. The plan was originally brought to the board four months ago, but wasn’t moved forward. “About four or five months...
May 20, 2014 - 9:14pm
April 8, 2014
Minnesota House could take medical marijuana vote
ST. PAUL — Minnesota state representatives could face a decision later this legislative session about whether to approve marijuana for medical use, even though a medical marijuana bill is stalled. Rep. Pat Garofalo, R-Farmington, plans to offer an amendment that would allow medical...
April 8, 2014 - 9:02pm
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
October 31, 2013
Editorial: Time to vote yes
When assessing the future of Worthington, we must maintain the hope that our school system is able to provide the best education possible in developing today’s youths into tomorrow’s community leaders. This education, of course, doesn’t just happen — it requires the support...
October 31, 2013 - 12:22pm
October 30, 2013
District 518 vote nears
WORTHINGTON — Next Tuesday, District 518 voters will go the polls and effectively shape the future of Worthington’s schools and students. With...
October 30, 2013 - 11:02pm
December 14, 2012
H-BC and Mountain Lake to vote on referendum
HILLS -- In 1971, the Minnesota state legislature passed the "Minnesota Miracle" giving school district s the ability to levy, with voter approval, additional funds to cover general district operating costs. Voters in two local school districts, Mountain Lake and Hills-Beaver Creek...
December 14, 2012 - 8:08pm