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Holiday music at Prairie in full swing
Chamber Singers to ring “The Bells of Christmas” at 2 p.m. Sunday
Time is of the essence
Luverne hockey tops Orono, S-O wrestlers take Okoboji Invite
Boys hockey: LSHSPTCUC score one for each letter in win over Trojans
Minnesota West basketball: Men pick up first win, women keep rolling
WHS basketball: Girls, boys sweep Windom Area on road
Boys basketball: MLA rallies
Column: Stepping out in faith
Column: After a mere 25 years, the triumph of the West is over
Column: The election really was rigged
Column: The post-truth era of politics
Column: Enrichment opportunities abound in 2017
Geneva J. Strolz
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
Disheveled Thelogian: A feast, a robbery and a reason to give thanks
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Most area counties see uptick in early voting
WORTHINGTON — Auditors offices across Minnesota and Iowa are open today for people to stop in and cast an absentee ballot ahead of Election...
November 5, 2016 - 10:49pm
November 3, 2016
About 13 percent of registered Minnesota voters have already cast ballots
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans have flocked to casting ballots before Election Day, leaving all previous records in the dust. Nearly 416,000 voters have already had absentee or mail-ballots accepted, according to numbers released Thursday, Nov. 3, by the secretary of state. That means about...
November 3, 2016 - 9:18pm
October 27, 2016
Minnesota already breaking voting records ahead of Nov. 8
ST. PAUL -- More than a quarter of a million people have already voted in Minnesota and the record-breaking numbers are expected to surge as Election Day approaches. “We are on track to have about 50,000 people voting prior to Election Day in Ramsey County,” said Joe Mansky, the...
October 27, 2016 - 9:11pm
June 1, 2016
Thousands of voters in limbo after Kansas demands proof they’re American
WICHITA, Kan. — After moving to Kansas, Tad Stricker visited a state motor vehicle office to perform what he thought was the routine task of...
June 1, 2016 - 3:40pm
April 22, 2015
Column: Getting good voting habits started early
By Steve Simon, Minnesota Secretary of State ST. PAUL — Spring is now upon us, and that means it’s time for some spring cleaning. It’s a good habit that many of us practice. Spring is also the time Minnesota legislators make decisions about our future, so it’s a good time...
April 22, 2015 - 4:39pm
February 26, 2015
Elections take spotlight at Minnesota Capitol
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s elected officials are looking at election changes. On Thursday alone, lawmakers considered bills to change the primary election date, allowing 16-year-olds to preregister to vote and establishing a commission to redraw political district lines every 10...
February 26, 2015 - 9:07pm
October 21, 2014
Simon airs first secretary ad
Democratic state Rep. Steve Simon on Tuesday launched the first television commercial in the secretary of state’s race. Simon, running against Republican Dan Severson for the job being vacated by Mark Ritchie, promotes his sponsorship of bills that became laws to allow Minnesotans...
October 21, 2014 - 8:55pm
September 18, 2014
Absentee author attends Red Lake satellite site
RED LAKE — “Biinjwebinigedaa” didn’t exactly roll off Rep. Steve Simon’s tongue Thursday afternoon, but that was exactly why he was in Red Lake. Simon, DFL-Hopkins, traveled to the Red Lake Indian Reservation to meet with the Red Lake Political Education Committee and view...
September 18, 2014 - 8:08pm
July 10, 2014
Absentee ballot requests now taken online
WORTHINGTON — In an effort to increase voter accessibility, the Minnesota Secretary of State’s office has unveiled a new online program to encourage absentee voting. Late last month, the mnvotes.org website launched the “Request Absentee Ballot” tool for individuals to...
July 10, 2014 - 8:27pm
February 16, 2014
Familiar names to appear on 2014 ballot
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County residents will see a pair of familiar names on the 2014 ballot in November. County Attorney Kathy Kusz has announced her candidacy as county attorney, and Nobles County Sheriff Kent Wilkening is once again running for sheriff. Kusz was appointed as...
February 16, 2014 - 8:32pm
January 11, 2011
Voting for independence
Joseph Becensio of Sioux Falls, S.D., photographed a crowd waiting to vote on independence for Southern Sudan on Sunday in Omaha, Neb. Voting...
January 11, 2011 - 10:32pm
August 10, 2010
Editorial: Time to vote today
Today's a big day in Minnesota politics, but a significant number of folks likely won't care. The opening sentence in Don Davis' story in Monday's Daily Globe started with the words, "Tuesday's primary election could slip by with little notice." Secretary of State Mark Ritchie, the...
August 10, 2010 - 12:00am
August 9, 2010
It's primary day today across Minnesota
WORTHINGTON -- Primary elections will take place today across Minnesota.
August 9, 2010 - 9:28pm
July 26, 2010
As other see it: Illegal vote flap comes too late
It took Minnesota eight months following the 2008 election to seat a U.S. Senator. Al Franken was declared the winner after a long, contentious recount process overseen by a variety of state officials and judges. Franken won by a paper-thin majority that still rankles Republicans...
July 26, 2010 - 12:00am
July 16, 2010
Alleged felon votes investigated
WORTHINGTON -- Nobles County Attorney Gordon Moore said Friday the Minnesota Majority spreadsheet with alleged felon voters contains the names of eight people who reportedly lived and voted in Nobles County at the time of the Nov. 4, 2008, election. "In the course of researching...
July 16, 2010 - 9:40pm