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Half-cent sales tax extension formally adopted
Council gives PBK another chance to build movie theater
U.S. Republican Senator McCain will return Tuesday for healthcare vote
New WPD officers take oath
200 immigrants in Texas were smuggled into a pitch-black trailer. 10 died, and the driver has been charged.
P.J. Fleck expects Gophers' defense to be personnel-based this season
Vikings put Latavius Murray on PUP list, Sharrif Floyd on non-football injury list
Twins finalize trade with Braves for Jaime Garcia
Reinforcements have Vikings offensive line coach Tony Sparano excited for season
Vikings' backup quarterback Case Keenum relishes extra reps
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Swift: Decorating project really takes the cake
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Letter: Student's time in Worthington is winding down
Column: Hospice doesn’t mean a surrender of hope
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Column: PWs kept farms operating when war called away farmers
Looking Back: 2007 -- Luverne airport gets key federal funding
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September 21, 2015
Airport funds come through: Taxiway expansion project to begin this fall
WORTHINGTON — Extension of Taxiway C at Worthington Municipal Airport will finally begin after federal funds totaling more than $1 million were awarded for the project. On Monday, U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, along with U.S. Rep.,Tim Walz announced one of three funding...
September 21, 2015 - 8:49pm
September 16, 2015
Minnesota senators, representatives urge strongest level of funding for Lewis & Clark water project
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, along with Reps. Collin Peterson and Tim Walz, are calling for the strongest level of funding possible for the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System (LCRWS). In a letter to the Senate and House Appropriations Committees,...
September 16, 2015 - 8:19pm
August 21, 2015
Veterans sound off about health care at Duluth forum
DULUTH — A program that’s supposed to help veterans who live in rural areas get health care close to home is failing them, said several veterans who attended a forum in Duluth on Friday. “We got the Choice card, and we thought: ‘Boy, here we go,’” said Tom Moors, a 68-year-old...
August 21, 2015 - 9:50pm
Letter: Republicans threaten Social Security
By Carmen Schuld, Bigelow We had a great picnic Monday night with Rep. Tim Walz as speaker. He was saying that all the Republican candidates want to do is try to take away what we have worked for our whole lives. Their problem is they don’t know how to govern. They keep trying...
August 21, 2015 - 9:40pm
July 22, 2015
Walz staff visits Worthington to discuss energy future
WORTHINGTON — Two staff members of U.S. Rep. Tim Walz paid a visit Wednesday to Worthington City Hall, meeting with two local officials to...
July 22, 2015 - 10:02pm
July 21, 2015
Column: Military retirement reform needs troops' input
By REP. TIM WALZ (D-Minnesota) and REP. CHRIS GIBSON (R-New York) WASHINGTON — Our country requires capable armed forces in defense of our security and interests abroad. As former service members, we understand how critical pay and benefits are to our troopers and their families....
July 21, 2015 - 5:11pm
June 30, 2015
Column: Delay in renewal of ‘Ex-Im’ Bank charter sparks Walz’s ire
WORTHINGTON — I got a phone call last week from Tony Ufkin, communications director for Rep. Tim Walz, asking me if I’d be interested in having a conversation with the congressman sometime within the next couple of days. Although I get multiple press releases from our elected...
June 30, 2015 - 4:48pm
June 19, 2015
Column: Great Outdoors has something for all
WASHINGTON — June is Great Outdoors Month. With schools out and temperatures up, it’s a great time to dip a paddle into the Blue Earth River, cast a line and watch as your children reel in a batch of crappies and sunnies, or gaze over bluff country after a four-mile hike to the...
June 19, 2015 - 9:26pm
May 20, 2015
Column: Campaign time already?
For the last few weeks, news from the national political world has been more or less unavoidable. First came the announcement that Democrat Hillary Clinton is running for U.S. president; many Republicans have since followed with announcements of their own. This, of course, shouldn’t...
May 20, 2015 - 8:06am
May 12, 2015
Hagedorn aims to face Walz again
BLUE EARTH — Blue Earth businessman Jim Hagedorn, who was defeated by the re-elected Rep. Tim Walz this past November, is seeking a 2016 rematch against the Democratic congressman. Hagedorn announced Tuesday another bid to represent Minnesota’s 1st Congressional District. Walz...
May 12, 2015 - 8:08pm
April 14, 2015
Walz recognized as national leader in clean water advocacy
WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Tim Walz was awarded the National Environmental Achievement for Federal Public Service Award Tuesday by the National Association of Clean Water Agencies. “Having clean, affordable water is fundamental for our local communities to be successful. I’m incredibly...
April 14, 2015 - 8:58pm
November 5, 2014
Walz, Peterson headed back to D.C.
Rep. Tim Walz turned back a challenge from a tenacious opponent Tuesday, and the Mankato Democrat won a fifth two-year term representing Minnesota in the First District of the U.S House of Representatives. Walz, a former Mankato school teacher and retired command sergeant major...
November 5, 2014 - 1:55am
November 4, 2014
Walz, Hagedorn locked in tight race early
WORTHINGTON -- The race between Democratic incumbent Tim Walz, who is seeking his fifth two-year-term as Minnesota's District 1 Representative in the U.S. House, and Republican Jim Hagedorn was shaping up to be a close one Tuesday night. At 9:25 p.m., according to the MInnesota...
November 4, 2014 - 9:28pm
October 27, 2014
Letter: Hagedorn represents a chance for change
By Fred Lenz, St. James Having attended the debate at SCTC on Oct. 15, I am able to see the stark contrast between Jim Hagedorn and Tim Walz. Walz has supported the administration and Nancy Pelosi almost 100 percent of the time on legislation that directly affects our personal...
October 27, 2014 - 1:36pm
October 23, 2014
Letter: Hagedorn offers a needed new direction
David Bosma, Wilmont This election for Congress is a choice between Tim Walz, who has supported President Obama on all the key issues affecting southern Minnesotans — like Obamacare, the open borders chaos and skyrocketing debt — and Jim Hagedorn, who has proposed common-sense...
October 23, 2014 - 9:26pm