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Minn. hospital mistakes rise in Department of Health annual report
Police arrest student after shooting threat at Minn. school
Data: Feb. 22, 2018
Minn. State system Board adopts 'affirmative' sexual consent policy
3M settlement money earmarked for water improvements
Olympics: Bulldogs' Rooney backstops U.S. women to shootout win over Canada, first gold since 1998
Mason sparks Gophers as they end nine-game losing streak
College men's basketball: Banged-up Bluejays fall to St. Cloud Tech
College women's basketball: Ihnen gains another milestone, Lady Jays win in a breeze
Maci Farmer wins state hoop shoot
How wine tastings transport you
Column: Main goal of hospice -- monitor symptoms, maintain comfort
Column: Biodiesel gives the region a boost
Column: Keeping southwest Minnesota a vibrant place to live
Commentary: Why are natural disasters called an act of God?
Esther Zavala de Adame
Gerald "Jerry" Roetzel
Hazel May Jackson
John B. Taylor
Hearty onion and mushroom tart perfect for meatless meals
Cold weather car safety
'Be our guest' to another Disney classic
Rubber plants follow natural tree-like tendency
Disheveled Theologian: Of mince and (paper) men
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Sietsema 90th birthday
Boock 50th anniversary
Huisman 60th anniversary
Boltjes 50th anniversary
Heeringa 70th anniversary
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
December 9, 2017
CD11 petition for improvement denied
WORTHINGTON — Despite a multi-page engineering report detailing inadequacies — along with video footage showing cracking, offset tiles and roots impeding flows in a century-old county tile — three of the five Nobles County commissioners acting as the Ditch Authority voted Thursday...
December 9, 2017 - 8:32am
October 19, 2017
Northern Minnesota town's police grooming proposal gets hairy
SILVER BAY, Minn.—The Silver Bay City Council has approved a motion that would allow members of the city's police department to wear well-groomed facial hair while on duty.
October 19, 2017 - 9:15pm
August 25, 2017
Unions condemn pipeline protests: Protesters’ action stops Line 3 work again Friday
DULUTH — Local unions condemned protesters Friday after people identifying themselves as water protectors temporarily shut down construction on a segment of the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline replacement in Wisconsin for a second time this week. The latest work shutdown came near...
August 25, 2017 - 7:45pm
August 23, 2017
Protest shuts down Line 3 construction outside Superior
SUPERIOR, Wis. — Protesters identifying themselves as water protectors shut down construction for roughly two hours on a section of the...
August 23, 2017 - 11:47pm
August 4, 2017
Early indications are farmers like Trump ag actions
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn. — Many, if not most, farmers say they like what they have seen so far in how President Donald Trump deals with agriculture....
August 4, 2017 - 2:06pm
June 28, 2017
Popular central Minnesota lakes near 'tipping points' for water quality
SPICER — The waters of Games Lake and Lake Andrew are still clear enough for swimmers to see their toes when they wade into them, or for...
June 28, 2017 - 3:11pm
June 27, 2017
Farm groups applaud withdrawal of WOTUS rule
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Farm group leaders were predictably pleased Tuesday, June 27, with the announcement that the U.S. Environmental Protection...
June 27, 2017 - 4:13pm
June 13, 2017
SD legislators reopen submerged farmland in northeast corner to fishing again
PIERRE, S.D. — The South Dakota Legislature passed a compromise bill designed to reopen some submerged farmland to fishing in the northeast...
June 13, 2017 - 7:22pm
June 8, 2017
Water access may be coming to Blue Mounds State Park
LUVERNE — Gov. Mark Dayton’s recent signature on a state bonding bill should pave the way for Blue Mounds State Park in Luverne to get access...
June 8, 2017 - 4:37pm
May 31, 2017
The birth of modern shark mania: Attacks of 1916 left four dead and a coast terrified
The shark mania that grips the country each summer began July 1, 1916, when a young stockbroker from Philadelphia headed into the surf at Beach...
May 31, 2017 - 12:45pm
May 23, 2017
New standards lead to groundwater advisory in Bemidji, suburbs east of St. Paul
BEMIDJI—Bemidji and a handful of east of St. Paul put interim water safety measures in place after the Minnesota Department of Health adopted stricter standards, but city leaders stress that water here is safe to drink. The Health Department on Tuesday, May 23, unveiled new...
May 23, 2017 - 8:37pm
April 21, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Transportation funding may be on the move
ST. PAUL — Transportation funding is confusing and controversial, and Minnesota state leaders say vital. Democrats and Republicans have...
April 21, 2017 - 3:12pm
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