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‘The Things They Carried’ comes to town
District 22B debate airs live Thursday night
Republicans Schomacker, Hamilton aim for re-election
H-M-S invites audiences to ‘Be My Ghost’
District 22A, 22B candidates talk education
Prep cross country: Heron Lake-Okabena comes back strong
Iowa football playoffs: Harris-Lake Park comes back for first round win
Section 3A volleyball: Heron Lake-Okabena, Tracy-Milroy-Balaton sweep to subsection final
Section 3AA volleyball: Jackson County Central bests Pipestone Area
Section 2A volleyball: Windom Area advances to semifinals
Letter: On Election Day, commit to supporting life issues
Letter: Wilmont's contract with sheriff's office not needed
Letter: Chamber board urges yes vote on school referendum
Column: Critical issues, but little discussion
Letter: WAMBO asks for support of school referendum
Bernadine "Betty" Gieser
Michael Roger Harrington
Steven J. Cortright
Hazel L. Wittrock
Religion briefs: Oct. 23
Looking Back: 1964 - Worthington mayor proclaimed 'Valiant Knight'
Column: 10th Street is still busy, though its shine is not as bright
Fired up: Dane Breimhorst goes from eating flames to brewing gluten-free beer
Looking Back: 1964 - New technology at Nobles County Library
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Yeske 90th birthday
Nusser 90th birthday
Bruns 102nd birthday
Munns 65th anniversary
Minnesota Department of Education Budget Chart
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Nobles County Board of Commissioners Public Notice
June 4, 2014
Dam-age control: Lake Bella spillway undergoes emergency repairs
WORTHINGTON — The discovery of significant damage inside the Lake Bella dam’s spillway in early May may have averted a catastrophic draining of the man-made lake. Worthington Public Utilities employees found a section of the concrete spillway’s floor completely eroded, exposing...
June 4, 2014 - 10:17pm
Landowners voice concerns over Lake Ocheda management
WORTHINGTON — A group of concerned residents who live or farm around Lake Ocheda appeared before the Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District board meeting Tuesday to ask about water quality and recent discussions about a possible DNR-involved drawdown of the lake’s three basins. Don...
June 4, 2014 - 10:04pm
June 3, 2014
Library issue pulled from ballot
WORTHINGTON — In unanimous agreement Tuesday morning, Nobles County commissioners voted to ask the city of Worthington not to include a referendum on November’s ballot seeking the public’s support to use Worthington’s former pool site for potential development of a new public...
June 3, 2014 - 9:04pm
May 29, 2014
E. coli still present in Blue Mounds water
LUVERNE — A recent update on E. coli bacteria in Blue Mounds State Park has been released and the situation hasn’t improved, according to Scott Roemhildt. Roemhildt is the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) officer for the southern region of Minnesota. His current primary...
May 29, 2014 - 7:58pm
May 21, 2014
Letter: Legislator reflects on session's wrapup
By District 22A Rep. Joe Schomacker, R-Luverne On May 16, the Minnesota House of Representatives completed its work and adjourned for the remainder of the year. A number of provisions were approved during the final week. It often seems as if the most important bills of session...
opinion / letters
May 21, 2014 - 4:33pm
Editorial: L&C funding ultimately a positive
It wasn’t long ago that it appeared the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System was going to wind up as an afterthought in this year’s Minnesota Legislature. As it turned out, Lewis & Clark ended up with $22 million to keep construction going. Legislators also opted to give...
opinion / editorials
May 21, 2014 - 4:32pm
May 19, 2014
Column: Ending the dry spell - Lewis & Clark funding secured
By DISTRICT 22 REP. JOE SCHOMACKER, DISTRICT 22B REP. ROD HAMILTON and DISTRICT 22 SEN. BILL WEBER ST. PAUL — After a week of extreme uncertainty, we are pleased to report a success story that few saw coming just one week ago. The Lewis and Clark Rural Water project will soon...
opinion / columns
May 19, 2014 - 12:27pm
May 18, 2014
Antidote worse than the disease?
ST. PAUL — As White Bear Lake dries up like a puddle in the sun and underground water levels drop, who’s to blame? Along with the usual suspects of suburban lawns and golf courses, a new competitor for water is emerging — companies ordered to pump up and clean polluted groundwater. According...
May 18, 2014 - 10:03pm
May 16, 2014
Pipe dreams come true: Lewis & Clark gets its funding as session winds down
ST. PAUL — Pipe dreams expressed early in the 2014 Minnesota legislative session gave way to pipelines as it neared an end Friday night. The House adjourned for the year at 8:59 p.m. Friday, with the Senate to follow after it finished debating a budget bill after two pipeline issues...
news / politics
May 16, 2014 - 9:58pm
Lewis and Clark funded, but many details left to sort out
WORTHINGTON — It appears there may be a way to fund the remaining portion of the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System to its Minnesota members after all. In the final days of the Minnesota Legislature, a plan was set forth to fund the remaining construction. However, with...
news / politics
May 16, 2014 - 9:44pm
Legislature works toward adjournment; House OKs bill with Lewis and Clark money
ST. PAUL - Minnesota representatives approved a pair of public works funding bills spending more than $1 billion early today as lawmakers head toward what they hope is adjournment for the year later today. The Senate is scheduled to take up the public works bills later this morning. Other...
news / politics
May 16, 2014 - 7:29am
May 15, 2014
New plan for Lewis & Clark water breaks session deadlock
ST. PAUL — Rewriting this year’s remaining major spending bills to fund a water project for dry southwest Minnesota appears to have broken a legislative logjam. Finding a way to pay for the Lewis and Clark water system opens the possibility that the 2014 Legislature could end...
news / politics
May 15, 2014 - 10:09pm
May 13, 2014
Lake Park to dedicate fountain
LAKE PARK, Iowa — Community leaders in Lake Park are hoping a water fountain that will double as an aeration system will help reduce the severity of blue-green algal blooms that accumulate in a sheltered area of Silver Lake. Named Silver Spring, the fountain will be dedicated...
May 13, 2014 - 9:37pm
Letter: Technology won't solve our water woes
By LeRoy K. Peterson , Slayton After reading the articles in last week’s Daily Globe regarding what to do with Lake Ocheda and also the concern over water supply to the city of Worthington, it is apparent that we are at a point in our society where no one attempts to work at...
opinion / letters
May 13, 2014 - 6:55pm
May 12, 2014
Thirsting for water
WORTHINGTON — As if Worthington’s need for water wasn’t dire enough with the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System hinging on the generosity of state legislators and a bonding bill, the state’s environmental agency is now threatening to shut down a Lincoln-Pipestone Rural...
May 12, 2014 - 10:43pm