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Two men, 77 and 82, go through ice while fishing on western Minnesota lake
Prosecutors want police conduct expert to testify at Minnesota police officer's manslaughter trial
Minn. legislators weigh increasing penalties for blocking highways during protests
Dutch Treat: Kendra and Marv Kuipers operating Dutch Inn in Edgerton
Still flying high: Worthington Civil Air Patrol squadron marks 75 years this week
Rubio's three FTs send Wolves past Pacers
U.S. women's team settle pay dispute, avoid boycott
Gimenez hardest transition to Twins may be getting son on the bandwagon
Tonkin polishing new cutter in Twins bullpen
New NFL rules include banning leaping block
Editorial: We’re still here and serving our readers
Letter: Newspaper needs more ‘local flavor’
Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
Column: Thanks to Minnesota farmers, we’re making great progress on new buffer requirement
Letter: Trump far from alone on climate change views
Amanda Faith Schmidt
Robert Allen Yates
Salvador Adame Magana
Mareileen "Neen" Benson
Church’s Lenten theme gets people thinking
Daughters often get first tanning salon experience with mom
Column: Your not-average people have great things going for them
Remarkable recovery: A combined 14 surgeries later, Bart and Sherry DeBoer share tale of crash with suspected drunk driver
Disheveled Theologian: Forsaken -- A few thoughts during Lent, week 4
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Talsma 100th birthday
McNab 95th birthday
Liepold 90th birthday
Reitmeier 85th birthday
Nau 50th anniversary
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March 16, 2017
Trump wants 21 percent USDA budget cut; food, rural water hit
CHICAGO - President Donald Trump has proposed halting funding for rural clean water initiatives and reducing county-level staff, for a 21 percent...
March 16, 2017 - 2:05pm
March 15, 2017
Cities object to high sewage treatment plant costs
ST. PAUL — The 1,700-population community of Osakis could find itself paying $11 million in sewage treatment plant work, a cost one city...
March 15, 2017 - 5:00pm
March 10, 2017
Study finds small public wells in Minnesota have viruses, bacteria
ST. PAUL—Bacteria and viruses that could make people sick have been discovered in small public drinking water wells across the state, according to a report released Friday by the Minnesota Department of Health. The study, ordered by the state Legislature in 2014, found that,...
March 10, 2017 - 10:51pm
February 23, 2017
No flooding expected for mighty Missouri River
MITCHELL, S.D — After unseasonably warm temperatures in February melted much of the snow in the Dakotas, experts don't expect the Missouri...
February 23, 2017 - 5:12pm
February 6, 2017
WPU adds more work to pipe lining project
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Public Utilities Water & Light Commission on Monday approved a change order to a contract with Lametti and Sons, Hugo, that calls for additional cast-in-place lining of existing sanitary sewer pipes in the area of Okabena Creek. WPU Manager Scott...
February 6, 2017 - 8:58pm
February 3, 2017
Gov. Dayton wants public input on water quality plan
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton is making another push to clean up Minnesota's waters — and says he's learned lessons from his contentious battle two years ago to implement buffer strips along the state's waterways. In a speech Friday morning to the Minnesota Environmental Congress,...
February 3, 2017 - 9:10pm
January 6, 2017
Capitol Chatter: GOP in charge, a Senate surprise
ST. PAUL -- Mark Johnson of East Grand Forks stood on the floor of the Minnesota Senate chatting about recent snow storms with Rep. Debra Kiel of Crookston.Johnson, minutes away from becoming northwest Minnesota’s newest state senator, appeared calm and collected in the newly renovated...
January 6, 2017 - 9:09pm
January 3, 2017
Year in Review: Luverne gets Lewis & Clark water; Worthington waits
WORTHINGTON — At the start of the year and the legislative session, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton said the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System...
January 3, 2017 - 2:12pm
November 17, 2016
Letter: Time to bring water issues to the forefront
By John F. Eiskamp, Fulda I think it is time for the smaller communities in southwest Minnesota to form an organization with enough influence to convince the state and federal governments that they need assistance in treatment and supply of safe drinking water. We cannot expect...
November 17, 2016 - 10:38pm
November 15, 2016
Dakota Access pipeline protests planned across United States
HOUSTON -- Demonstrators across U.S. cities will gather outside offices of the Army Corps of Engineers, banks and energy companies on Tuesday, Nov. 15, in the largest protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline since the U.S. government halted the project in September. More than 200...
November 15, 2016 - 2:44pm
October 10, 2016
Residents can preserve water, save money with free kits
WORTHINGTON -- To help preserve natural beauty -- and offer an easy way to keep money in residents’ pockets -- Minnesota Energy Resources is offering free water conservation kits to all current residential customers in Worthington. “Conserving water is good for our environment,...
October 10, 2016 - 9:04pm
August 24, 2016
Judge won’t rule on ND pipeline lawsuit for weeks
WASHINGTON -- A federal judge here won’t issuing his ruling for more than two weeks after a hearing Wednesday, Aug. 24, in a lawsuit seeking to halt construction of a $3.8 billion pipeline to haul North Dakota oil. Judge James E. Boasberg has taken the matter under advisement and...
August 24, 2016 - 10:00pm
August 22, 2016
Water usage up; well levels still above average
WORTHINGTON -- Though residential water usage has increased by roughly 6 million gallons in the first seven months of 2016, compared to 2015, Worthington Public Utilities General Manager Scott Hain isn’t too concerned at this point, even though water levels in the city’s wellfield...
August 22, 2016 - 9:49pm
August 19, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Dayton says clean water tops light rail politics
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he plans to campaign for clean water in coming months instead of against Republicans he blamed for torpedoing a special legislative session over a southwestern Twin Cities light rail proposal. The Democratic governor has been very strong...
August 19, 2016 - 9:07pm
Floating islands deal with odor, algae
WOODBURY — A pond in Woodbury has received a boost to its ecosystem with three floating wetland islands anchored into its waters. The BioHaven...
June 19, 2016 - 8:11pm