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Toward Zero Deaths -- all about saving lives
E. coli-free -- Tests on Blue Mounds State Park water come back clear
Reading residents work together to offer Bible school
St. Mary's School cultivating new curriculum
Registrants sought for UV Splash Color Dash
Section 2AA track and field: Trojans Abella, Kill join Alwal at state
Section 3AA golf: Worthington boys make state
Section 3A softball: Edgerton/Southwest Christian gets it done
Section 3AA baseball: Luverne dumps New London-Spicer
VFW baseball: Worthington sweeps Westbrook in opener
Column: Candidates, what do you propose?
Column: WHS stands for winning, heart and spirit
Column: Rand Paul's decline
Column: Being Bill Kristol
As others see it: Dayton right on pre-K
Janice J. Bruns
Ellen "Mae" Voss
Pastor Oscar Stene
Dale H. Heidebrink
Oh, honey! Bees + recipes = cookbook
Column: The star of the skyline, and an unlikely achievement
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Looking Back: 1990 -- Bigelow church preparing to mark 75th anniversary
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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 Republican lawmakers said was scheduled to favor passage. "This is not good for democracy," Rep. Pat Garofalo, R-Farmington, said Wednesday. Garofalo,...
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 $5 billion deficit. Opponents of the Republican-written bill said some campuses are threatened and up to 1,500 higher education workers could...
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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, the liberal winner, was somber. Emmer, the conservative loser, was lighthearted.
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 cast in the race to be recounted. "Those numbers are not going to change much at all now," said former U.S. Sen. Mark Dayton, who leads...
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 governor election. "There are pools of votes where there are irregularities," Emmer told Forum Communications Co. Wednesday, his first...
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 northwest Iowa numbers are higher, according to auditor's offices. As of noon Monday, the Nobles County auditors office had received 360 absentee...
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