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Numbers add up to a very partisan Minnesota House
Luverne hotel earns Three Diamond award from AAA
Thacker named executive director at New Life Treatment Center
Rosenboom announces $16 million expansion
Luong, Lautt advance at Golden Living Center
Amateur baseball: Henning, Cubs clip Lakefield
Legion baseball: Hurley shines for Post 5
Amateur baseball: Cubs baseball: 'It was all good'
Prep softball: Sheldon edges S-O
VFW baseball: Worthington takes two from Marshall
Column: For the GOP, a pickle of a platform
Column: The braggart with the ducktail who would be president
As others see it: Legislature special session now unlikely
Letter: Key medical drug is hijacked from public
Column: Trump's Potemkin village
Donald D. Benz
Rosemary Abels (Hansen) Heideman
Norbert P. Anderson
How does your garden grow? Williams property one of four on upcoming tour
Column: June 28, 1876 -- Circus in town, complaints ensue
Looking Back: 1966 -- Construction aplenty taking place in Worthington
Heart of St. Kilian: 129-year-old parish goes to oratory status
Column: People are always talking about other people here
Out and About
Puhl 80th birthday
Isder 85th birthday
Alberts 97th birthday
Data: June 19, 2016
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June 19, 2016
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
June 15, 2016
Letter: Weber plays the blame game over Lewis & Clark
Recently Governor Dayton came to Worthington Fire Department to discuss the importance of the Lewis and Clark waterway and connecting the last link of it to Worthington. Senate District 22 Senator Bill Weber was also in attendance. Then a curious thing happened. Instead of advocating...
opinion / letters
June 15, 2016 - 10:49am
June 9, 2016
A water warrior: Dayton touts Lewis & Clark as he urges legislative compromise
WORTHINGTON — Gov. Mark Dayton visited Worthington Thursday noon to urge state lawmakers to come together and compromise for the good of the...
June 9, 2016 - 10:55pm
June 8, 2016
Gov. Dayton to visit Worthington Thursday
WORTHINGTON -- Gov. Mark Dayton will travel to Worthington Thursday to call on legislators to finish their work and make critical investments, including financing the final portion of the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System expansion to Worthington. Dayton will speak at noon Thursday...
June 8, 2016 - 2:35pm
May 30, 2016
Warmer weather brings toxic algae blooms to waters earlier
EAST GRAND FORKS — In the summer, blue-green algae can take over a lake seemingly overnight, turning a pristine swimming hole into a scummy green pool. This rapid growth, called a bloom, is not just an eyesore. It can be harmful and potentially fatal in humans and dogs when ingested...
May 30, 2016 - 7:58pm
May 24, 2016
WPU talks Lewis & Clark options if no special session
WORTHINGTON — If Worthington Public Utilities Manager Scott Hain was disappointed Monday in the failed attempts to get state bonding money to complete the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System to Worthington, the WPU’s Water & Light Commission was fired up about the lack...
May 24, 2016 - 8:48pm
May 10, 2016
First stages: SWCD completes study of preliminary buffer map
WORTHINGTON — Nearly a year after the state’s controversial buffer program was signed into law, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources...
May 10, 2016 - 8:46pm
May 4, 2016
Watershed district gets glimpse of TMDL draft: Making lakes healthy will take lots of work
WORTHINGTON — A drawdown on Lake Ocheda would do so much to improve the health of the lake that the rural Worthington water body could be removed...
May 4, 2016 - 8:36pm
May 2, 2016
Letter: House Democrats take aim at Lewis and Clark
On seven occasions during a recent debate on a jobs and economic development funding proposal, Minnesota House Democrats attempted to remove needed funds that would complete the Lewis and Clark Regional Water System project. I was bewildered by the repeated maneuver. It was ironic...
opinion / letters
May 2, 2016 - 4:07pm
April 29, 2016
Lewis & Clark advances: System gets approval to install water line, build meter station
WORTHINGTON — Two Nobles County committees took action during Wednesday night meetings to pave the way for the construction of the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System pipeline into Nobles County. Dan Zulkosky, construction administrator for LCRWS, appeared before both the county’s...
April 29, 2016 - 8:53am
April 26, 2016
On a clear day
April 26, 2016 - 10:16pm
April 25, 2016
Buffer changes become law
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton signed into law Monday legislation that clarifies a law enacted last year requiring buffer strips around water. He also signed a bill that allows governments to donate some surplus equipment to nonprofit organizations. The buffer change exempts...
April 25, 2016 - 8:29pm
April 24, 2016
Fighting nitrates: Ellsworth wages a battle for water quality
ELLSWORTH — A few southwest Minnesota towns have been treating drinking water for nitrates for years, and in at least one case, in Ellsworth,...
April 24, 2016 - 7:30pm
April 22, 2016
Dayton honors 'water heroes'
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton honored three Minnesota “Water Heroes” for their efforts in protecting and improving the water quality and availability in Minnesota as part of his Water Action Week that culminated with Earth Day on Friday. Dayton honored Patty Hall, Dave...
April 22, 2016 - 9:41pm
April 21, 2016
Bill clarifying Minnesota water buffers set for Dayton’s pen
ST. PAUL — Nearly a year after he signed the first one, another bill regulating the use of vegetative buffer strips to protect Minnesota’s waters is headed to Gov. Mark Dayton’s desk. Dayton has said he supports the bill the House passed Thursday by a 105-24 vote and cleared...
April 21, 2016 - 8:51pm