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Protests close Mall of America; more than 20 arrested
Holiday shoppers, beware -- scam artists prevalent this time of year
In Colombia, Catholic faith runs deep at Christmas
Schomacker receives House committee assignments
Blood drive set for Dec. 29 in Adrian
Prep girls basketball: Worthington fends off Sioux Falls Roosevelt
Prep wrestling: Worthington takes 11th at Riot; Jackson County Central clinches fifth
Prep boys basketball: Murray County Central beats Pipestone Area in OT
Iowa prep wrestling: Sibley-Ocheyedan cleans up at Spencer
Prep hockey: Luverne capitalizes on power play
Column: Marco Rubio's fury over Cuba shift
Column: How to fight the lone wolf
Column: Substitute teachers a key component of District 518
Column: Elizabeth Warren, godmother of sorts
Column: Worthington Christian School offering program tonight on 'The Trees of Christmas'
Jurene L. Roslansky
Robert P. Knips
John H. Almlie
Season's jottings: Newsroom staffers share Christmas memories
Column: If Worthington builds it, they sure would come
The pageantry of it all
Looking Back: 1964 - Armour helps Worthington hit employment high
HO, HO, HO: Koster has jolly time standing in for Santa
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Probst 80th birthday
Schubert 90th birthday
Amundson 100th birthday
Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale
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September 10, 2010
Column: Send in the clowns
WASHINGTON -- It is important to understand the plot line in the tragedy called Washington politics before one can appreciate the play, or not. When conservatives hold to their convictions about, say, sound economic policy, liberals in the media and in Congress label them "ideologues."...
opinion / columns / politics
September 10, 2010 - 12:00am
September 3, 2010
Column: A too-early book review
WASHINGTON -- In his Oval Office address Tuesday night announcing the end of combat operations in Iraq, President Obama said "It's time to turn the page" and start focusing on rebuilding the American economy. That would be fine with me if we could be certain about what was on the...
September 3, 2010 - 12:00am
June 23, 2010
Column: Immigrants' American dreams
WASHINGTON -- As the immigration debate rages on, I've been thinking about my own relationship with immigration. Growing up, I always thought of America as a destination. A place where most people, regardless of where they lived, wanted to be. My parents are from Nigeria, and our...
June 23, 2010 - 12:00am
Column: Bonhoeffer: True believer
WASHINGTON -- June 18, 2010 marked the 70th anniversary of Charles de Gaulle's historic call to arms for the French to resist the Nazis and also Winston Churchill's "finest hour" address. Another anniversary might have gone unnoticed were it not for a brilliant new biography of a...
June 23, 2010 - 12:00am
June 18, 2010
Letter: 'The freedom to sing'
I have recently returned from Washington, D.C., after another great trip with some of my eighth-grade students. The weather was spectacular, the sights amazing and the kids' enthusiasm infectious. We did the traditional three days of nonstop sightseeing throughout our nation's capital....
opinion / letters / education
June 18, 2010 - 12:00am
May 2, 2010
Veterans call Honor Flight an awesome experience
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Unbelievable. Tremendous. Pretty neat. Impressive. Wonderful. Those words were spoken countless times Friday and Saturday...
May 2, 2010 - 9:06pm
April 14, 2010
Letter: Can't they all get along in Washington?
I don't care about your party allegiance, but I do care when I am embarrassed and sickened to see how our nation's Capitol has turned into a citadel of hate.
opinion / letters
April 14, 2010 - 12:00am
March 22, 2010
MCC student selected as Youth Tour delegate, trip to D.C. planned
WORTHINGTON -- One student from Nobles Cooperative Electric's service area was recently selected to represent Nobles Cooperative Electric on a week-long, all-expense paid tour of Washington D.C. from June 12-17. LeAnna Homandberg, a junior at Murray County Central, was selected...
news / business
March 22, 2010 - 12:00am
Pawlenty: Decision in early 2011
WASHINGTON -- Minnesota Gov.
February 22, 2010 - 12:00am
January 11, 2010
Column: A straight shooter
WASHINGTON -- During the last three decades that I have been covering politics in Washington, there was never a time when I could not reach Chris Dodd to check what was happening. It didn't matter whether the question was about a House race in Connecticut or someone's presidential...
January 11, 2010 - 12:00am
Column: Red star in a blue state
WASHINGTON -- The Jan. 19 special election to fill Ted Kennedy's U.S. Senate seat is beginning to resemble the 2008 presidential election, when the "inevitable" Hillary Clinton was overtaken by a surprising phenomenon named Barack Obama. Only this time, it's a wunderkind from the...
January 11, 2010 - 12:00am
Column: Lobbyists take a soak, on us
WASHINGTON -- Here's a startling tally: 13,000. That's the number of corporate lobbyists in Washington. Adding to their clout are the thousands of corporate executives who jet into our nation's capital city periodically for closed-door sessions with key lawmakers and regulators....
November 11, 2009 - 12:00am
November 5, 2009
Student represents Minn. at D.C. youth conference
WORTHINGTON -- According to the 2000 Census, there are roughly 1.5 million youths in the state of Minnesota. And in a way, Susana Murillo was charged with representing them all. Murillo, a senior at Worthington High School, was selected from the roughly 20 members of the Minnesota...
November 5, 2009 - 12:00am
January 12, 2009
Group seeks funds to fly vets to D.C.
Lew Fiero considers himself lucky. Along with 112 other veterans, he traveled in October to the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. The "considerably emotional" experience is one Fiero and a group of local residents wants every Red Wing-area World War II veteran to...
January 12, 2009 - 10:00am
August 19, 2008
Brief: Spaghetti fundraiser set in Windom
WINDOM -- A spaghetti supper fundrasier for the Windom Area Schools' 2009 Washington, D.C., trip will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the American Lutheran Church, Windom. Entertainment will begin at 6 p.m., featuring student and community singers. Tickets can be purchased from...
August 19, 2008 - 12:00am