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Trump picks Iowa Governor Branstad as U.S. ambassador to China: transition official
Family Art Night scheduled during parent-teacher conferences week
Remembering Pearl Harbor: WWII veteran on Oahu when Japanese launched sneak attack
Seminar aims to create smooth transition for retiring business owners
Area girls basketball roundup: Adrian beats Luverne after slow start
Prep wrestling: Trojans fall in tight battle with W/RRC
Area boys basketball roundup: Huskies win high-scoring season opener
Boys hockey: Trojans refuse to quit in loss to Redwood Valley
Boys basketball: Trojans show teamwork, depth in victory over Luverne
Letter: Pioneer Village
Letter: Local government entities should live within their means
Column: 21st Century Cures Act a remedy for all Americans
Letter: There's a third group of Americans, too
Letter: Thanks to organizers of community Thanksgiving
Gerald L. Smith
Looking Back: 1991 -- Wind chills up to 50-below close schools
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
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Vortherms 90th birthday
Carter 65th anniversary
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March 2, 2016
Rubio, Sanders do not dominate delegate count
ST. PAUL — There is no doubt Marco Rubio and Bernie Sanders won the presidential nods Tuesday from those who attended Minnesota Republican...
March 2, 2016 - 8:58pm
November 4, 2015
Luverne, Mountain Lake also pass school referendums
LUVERNE — After all 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 - 9:04pm
August 21, 2012
School district votes on retention pond
WORTHINGTON -- The regional storm water retention pond project being built on the Worthington campus of Minnesota West Community and Technical College got a $10,000 boost from Independent School District 518 Tuesday night. The Worthington school district's board voted 4-0 -- member...
August 21, 2012 - 10:34pm
November 2, 2011
Lawmakers seek to limit school levy votes
ST. PAUL -- More than 100 Minnesota school districts ask voters to approve paying $900 million more property taxes next week in an election some...
November 2, 2011 - 8:16pm
May 17, 2011
Jackson City Council votes to move forward with county law enforcement contract
JACKSON -- With a 5 to 1 vote and in front of a full house, the Jackson City Council voted to move forward with pursuing law enforcement services from the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, taking a step toward disbanding the Jackson Police Department. Within the first 15 minutes of...
May 17, 2011 - 9:25pm
March 29, 2011
GOP Legislature votes to reduce college funding
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota lawmakers voted to cut $300 million from college and university spending as they craft a state budget while plugging a...
March 29, 2011 - 8:30pm
December 8, 2010
ST. PAUL -- Mark Dayton and Tom Emmer ended their quest for the Minnesota governor's office as differently as they were on the campaign trail. Dayton,...
December 8, 2010 - 8:49pm
November 22, 2010
Second-place Emmer loses in Supreme Court
ST. PAUL -- Governor hopeful Tom Emmer lost a Supreme Court ruling Monday as an election board prepares to order 2.1 million ballots Minnesotans...
November 22, 2010 - 9:12pm
November 17, 2010
Emmer signs petition on votes
ST. PAUL -- Tom Emmer said he wants the Minnesota Supreme Court to make sure that the concept of one person, one vote was followed in this month's...
November 17, 2010 - 8:03pm
November 12, 2010
Keeping the votes safe
WORTHINGTON -- Earlier this week, Judge Jeffrey Flynn granted a petition of the Nobles County Auditor-Treasurer in response to a request by the Republican party for ballot security. The order, filed Wednesday in Nobles County District Court, states the ballots cast in Nobles County...
November 12, 2010 - 8:45pm
November 1, 2010
Absentee voter numbers differ
WORTHINGTON -- Absentee ballots issued and sent back are down in southwest Minnesota, compared to the mid-term election four years ago, but...
November 1, 2010 - 8:51pm
January 12, 2010
Pawlenty willing to help Hoeven
ST. PAUL--The Minnesota and North Dakota governors waged a bit of a war in 2003 and 2004 over hunting laws, but now Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty says he is willing to help North Dakota Gov. John Hoeven hunt for votes as he runs for the U.S. Senate. "I'd do anything for him," Pawlenty...
January 12, 2010 - 12:00am