Skip to main content
W-WG students giving back to their community: Fifty-two youths participate in Earth YES program
Southwest Minnesota man arrested in 25-year-old homicide
Group asking Worthington residents how they would reconstruct Oxford Street
Worthington man faces drug charges
Mark Dayton’s health care comment reverberates in races
Prep football playoffs: Worthington to host Sibley East on Tuesday
Prep football: E/E falls in battle of the unbeatens
Prep football roundup: Vis scores 5 TDs as H-BC moves to 6-2
High school football: After slow start, Trojans run past New Ulm
College volleyball: West drops match to Anoka-Ramsey
Letter: With referendum, let's focus on the facts
Column: Enrollment changes at Prairie have major impact
Column: How Trump could still win
Letter: Consider volunteering through A.C.E. of Southwest Minnesota
Letter: Walz is a staunch advocate for veterans
Pamela M. Kotek
James Alexander Sr.
Hubert "Red" Rodrigue
Carolyn J. Kruger
Disheveled Theologian: A porcine parable
Looking Back: Historic blizzard took place 136 years ago
Thile makes ‘Prairie Home Companion’ his own
When the temps get chilly, warm up with a bowl of easy ‘dump soup’
Easy-to-make Italian stuffed peppers will leave you stuffed
out and about
Hogan 90th birthday
Henning 60th anniversary
Lonneman 80th birthday
Notice of informal probate of James Arnt
Data: Oct. 20, 2016
Data: Oct. 19. 2016
Data: Oct. 18, 2016
Notice of Special Election Independent School District No. 518S
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
HLWD highlights water quality projects during tour
BREWSTER — As Gov. Mark Dayton travels around the state to discuss water challenges and water quality as part of Water Action Week, the Heron...
April 21, 2016 - 7:59pm
Two charged in Flint water crisis plead not guilty
DETROIT — Two Michigan state officials criminally charged in an investigation into dangerous lead levels in the city of Flint's drinking water...
April 21, 2016 - 3:01pm
April 20, 2016
Dead in the water: DNR says barrier needs tweaking after voltage setting leads to fish kill
ROUND LAKE — With any new technology there’s a learning curve, and that’s the case with a fish kill on Illinois Slough near Round Lake....
April 20, 2016 - 8:44pm
April 19, 2016
Column: Accept responsibility of stewardship during Water Action Week
ST. PAUL — My father, Bruce Dayton, taught me that good stewardship is one of our most important responsibilities: to take what we have been given, or have acquired, and leave it in better condition for those who will inherit it from us. As Minnesotans, who have inherited this...
April 19, 2016 - 5:18pm
April 18, 2016
Dayton administration focuses on water quality
ST. PAUL — Cleaning up Minnesota’s water takes more than new laws, Gov. Mark Dayton said Monday while proclaiming this as Water Action Week....
April 18, 2016 - 10:14pm
April 14, 2016
Ending buffer confusion: State Senate votes unanimously to clarify landowner, county and water district responsibilities
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Legislature is close to cleaning up misunderstandings in a law meant to clean up the state’s water. Senators passed...
April 14, 2016 - 8:17pm
April 11, 2016
Letter: Legislator's bill would finally end water project
I’m the chief author of legislation that would complete the long-awaited Lewis and Clark Regional Water System project. The majority of the funding for the pipeline is in place, and a reliable water source is now available in Luverne. Now it is critical for all parties involved...
April 11, 2016 - 5:46pm
April 4, 2016
Worthington Public Utilities recognized as very reliable
WORTHINGTON — Worthington Public Utilities has been given the Certificate of Excellence in Reliability by the American Public Power Association. “It’s a big deal,” said Worthington Public Utilities Manager Scott Hain during the WPU Water & Light Commission meeting Monday....
April 4, 2016 - 9:31pm
March 30, 2016
Keys to the city
March 30, 2016 - 10:24pm
March 22, 2016
Muddied waters bring questions for county drainage attorney
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County’s legal counsel on drainage issues will be asked to weigh in on a concern involving livestock causing damage to a judicial ditch, Nobles County commissioners decided Tuesday. Public Works Director Stephen Schnieder raised the issue because a ditch system...
March 22, 2016 - 9:14pm
March 21, 2016
Advocating for Lewis & Clark bonding: WPU Manager reports on visits to St. Paul, Washington, D.C.
WORTHINGTON — Over the course of the past month, Worthington Public Utilities Manager Scott Hain has met with local legislators and staff from...
March 21, 2016 - 9:29pm