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Creativity pays off: Arts have whopping economic impact on region, state
Boe is fifth candidate for city administrator post
Man charged in alleged assault
Dentists not smiling over payments from state
Dayton touts transportation during Duluth/St. Louis County Day
Girls basketball: W-WG edges MCC as Woelber scores 1,000th
State wrestling: JCC clinches third place in Class A
State wrestling: Trojans tough, but not tough enough
State wrestling: Trojans go 0-2; JCC to wrestle for third
Scott Rall: Ward Johnson is the Johnny Appleseed of the milkweed world
Column: The waiting game Boehner can't win
Column: Workforce housing key to economic growth in Greater Minnesota
Column: Twitter as America's conscience
Column: Scott Walker stoops to pander
Sagas of missing pets can have happy endings
Robert H. Strandberg
Ruth E. Schubert
Joan Vance Wiley
Religion briefs: Feb. 26
Out & About: Feb. 27-March 7
Looking Back: 1940 - Historic Chautauqua Park pavilion torn down
Passage to Peru
Column: Pour yourself a tall glass of water while reading
Out and About
Lamfers 80th birthday
Grube 80th birthday
Erdman 80th birthday
Moser 85th birthday
Jorgensen 85th birthday
2015-2016 Community and Visitor Guide
Data: Feb. 27, 2015
Notice of Proposed City Ordinance
Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale
Data: Feb. 24, 2015
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
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