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Going to the dogs: K-9 fundraiser event scheduled
Six Minnesotans accused of attempting to join Islamic State
Pitching in: Community recycling is more than just a residential effort
Women's night out
Osceola County chicken farm tests positive for avian flu
Prep softball: Worthington blasts three homers in win
Prep tennis: Worthington tripped up on windy afternoon
College softball: No. 6 Ridgewater topples Minnesota West
Minnesota West wrestling: Farris to join defending national champs
Prep baseball: Worthington slugs way to win; Windom Area claims rematch
Column: Green shoots of bipartisanship
Column: Farm Policy 101 -- Washington is falling short
Column: 2016 -- the woman trap
Column: A new cycle of partisan hatred
Editorial: More bucks for broadband
Vernice A. Kuhl
George J. Veenhuis
Geared up: Noah Hoehn readies for release of debut album
Looking Back: 1940 -- City votes to purchase copper sulfate to treat Lake Okabena for algae
Column: Ebola? It's nothing, compared to plagues of the past
Column: These hands
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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