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Making progress: Luverne's economic development efforts highlighted during lieutenant governor visit
Prairie Pedal kicks off in Luverne
Playing with dolls: Minnesota West's nursing program receives new training mannequin
Bigelow's Swamp Days back for another year
Farmers Appreciation Days to take place for 31st time
Amateur baseball: Hadley goes 13 to beat Heron Lake
Summer sports: It's fun to run
Blast from the Past: Twins lead American League, Cubs advance in 1965 amateur playoffs
Doug Wolter: T-Ball alive and expanding in Rushmore
VFW baseball: Worthington headed to state
As other see it: For safety, arm military
Column: Washington forgets the art of friendship
Column: Obama's truth out of Africa
Column: Running for office now a gold rush
Letter: Let's remember to love our enemies, too
Glen Arthur Tiesler
Bonnie P. Ralph
Donata Lee (Baumgartner) Ehlenz
Glen A. Tiesler
Madame President: WHS grad Haffield heads MSUM Student Association for second term
Okoboji Bible Conference gets under way Saturday
Looking Back: 1940 -- City utilities official attends meeting on lake pollution
Column: Brewster has a history of band performances, too
Looking Back: 1990 -- Rail cars collide in Bigelow
Out and About
Kass 80th birthday
Birth: July 30, 2015
Eisele 80th birthday
Bolkema 90th birthday
Lindaman 50th anniversary
Data: July 29, 2015
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June 9, 2015
Dredging up the past
WORTHINGTON — A study of sediment depth and the effectiveness of Sunset Bay as a desilting basin shows the Worthington water body will need...
June 9, 2015 - 8:56pm
June 8, 2015
Council OKs watering ordinance
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council approved an amendment to an ordinance pertaining to water usage during its Monday evening meeting. The ordinance states that whenever the Worthington Public Utilities Water and Light Commission determines there is a water shortage, it...
June 8, 2015 - 10:34pm
June 4, 2015
‘Flower Fairies’ are back
WORTHINGTON — April showers bring June flowers, which marks the beginning of the Flower Power Yard of the Week program. The program will start next week and continue through September. The Community Improvement Committee of the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce, with the assistance...
June 4, 2015 - 8:49pm
June 3, 2015
SolarBee water circulator under consideration
WORTHINGTON — After meeting with a representative from SolarBee a week ago, the Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District isn’t any closer to making...
June 3, 2015 - 8:55pm
June 2, 2015
More chemicals found in remote Minnesota lakes
ST. PAUL — A chemical associated only with X-ray technology is showing up in Lake Kabetogama in Voyageurs National Park and other northern lakes, one of many industrial compounds showing up in samples taken from Minnesota waterways. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Tuesday...
June 2, 2015 - 9:12pm
May 29, 2015
E. coli-free -- Tests on Blue Mounds State Park water come back clear
LUVERNE — A week after the water supply was shut off at Blue Mounds State Park due to the discovery of E. coli bacteria, retesting of the lines has revealed the system is clear of the bacteria and once again safe for use. State Park Manager Chris Ingebretsen said early reports...
News / agriculture
May 29, 2015 - 9:57pm
May 28, 2015
Lewis and Clark Water now flowing to Rock County
TEA, S.D. — The Rock County Rural Water District (RCRWD) began receiving water Thursday from the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System, after a meter building on the Minnesota-Iowa border reached substantial completion Thursday morning. RCRWD is now the 12th member connected to...
May 28, 2015 - 9:01pm
May 27, 2015
Farmers analyze new water rule: Does it go too far?
ST. PAUL — Farmers who worry that the federal government wants to regulate mud puddles on their land are examining a 297-page rule the Obama administration released Wednesday. The new water quality rule was not well received in farm country, but agriculture groups’ attorneys...
May 27, 2015 - 8:17pm
E. coli discovered again at Blue Mounds State Park
LUVERNE — The discovery of E. coli bacteria in the water system at Blue Mounds State Park forced Memorial Day weekend campers to get their...
May 27, 2015 - 10:24am
May 21, 2015
Oxford Street water project to begin Tuesday
WORTHINGTON — Water main work on Oxford Street from near Smith Avenue to Burlington Avenue is scheduled to begin Tuesday, according to a press release from the city of Worthington’s engineering department. Oxford Street will be open to traffic at all times. The Humiston Avenue...
May 21, 2015 - 8:33pm
May 20, 2015
Lewis & Clark construction continues
LUVERNE -- Carstensen Contracting of Pipestone installed the first section of 24-inch steel pipe May 12 as work continues to progress on the...
May 20, 2015 - 8:35pm
May 19, 2015
No money for Lewis & Clark
WORTHINGTON — Worthington Public Utilities General Manager Scott Hain was standing outside the door of the Minnesota House of Representatives shortly before midnight Monday, watching the chaos as bills were pushed between the House and Senate before the mandatory midnight adjournment. Unfortunately,...
May 19, 2015 - 9:25pm
May 18, 2015
May showers keep added watering bans at bay
WORTHINGTON — With some much-needed rain falling across the area in the past week and a half — and 2.79 inches officially in Worthington...
May 18, 2015 - 8:22pm
Letter: Value of buffers not measured in bushels
By Linda Meschke, President and Founder, Rural Advantage, Fairmont Ever since Gov. Dayton announced his buffer initiative, there have been many conversations about it from the fence line to the State Capitol. Regardless of which side of the issue your opinion lies, the value of...
opinion / letters
May 18, 2015 - 2:52pm
May 6, 2015
Dayton tests the waters as issue
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton used an annual report about Minnesota’s drinking water to highlight what he says has quickly become a big priority of his second term — improving water quality. In the coming months, Dayton said he would name a director of water quality to help...
May 6, 2015 - 9:27pm