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Body of young woman pulled from river in Minneapolis
Tiny radios on female long-eared bats may help MN researchers find nest trees
Man found dead in Minneapolis street
Local area leaders to call on Worthington area lawmakers to support clean energy plan
Prep baseball: Worthington shakes off jitters for win
Prep golf: Plenty of talent returning among area golfers
Prep track and field: Worthington shows well at indoor; Luverne, MCC host invites
College softball: Minnesota West sweeps doubleheader with Riverland
Prep softball: Worthington falls in opener; Adrian sweeps
Column: Freedom is a two-way street
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Letter: Thanks given for help with Feed My Starving Children
Column: Let's keep moving forward on border-to-border broadband
Albert Bernard Donkersloot
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The purpose-driven Easter egg
Looking Back: 1990 - New water treatment plant, water tower planned in Fulda
Greetings from sunny Florida
Column: Time for recess, preferably on the school playground
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Krull 90th birthday
Graff 40th anniversary
Teerink 65th anniversary
Kazemba 80th birthday
Rueter 90th birthday
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Water main valves on the way
SLAYTON — Residents of Slayton are asked to boil water before using it from Tuesday through Aug. 11 due to low water pressure. The city of Slayton will be performing work on Juniper Avenue, which includes installing multiple new water main valves. The installation of the valves...
August 1, 2014 - 10:08pm
July 28, 2014
Sails must go on
WORTHINGTON — A watery weather event dumped a definite downer on some weekend activities of the Worthington Windsurfing Regatta and Unvarnished Music Festival, but positive attitudes and plenty of “Plan B’s” kept many scheduled events on course despite the rain. And with...
July 28, 2014 - 4:50pm
July 24, 2014
Neonic insecticides widespread in Iowa waters
DES MOINES, Iowa — A class of insecticides popular with corn and soybean farmers in the Midwest but feared as a factor in the decline of U.S. honey bee colonies and other crop pollinators has been found to be widespread through rivers and streams in Iowa, according to a government...
July 24, 2014 - 8:45pm
Rummage sale with a cause
WORTHINGTON — The Solid Rock Assembly youth group in Worthington has set a big goal: raising $15,000 for an organization that digs wells in Africa to provide clean water. The youth group is hosting a massive rummage sale from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Max 493, 1303 Oxford...
July 24, 2014 - 8:36pm
July 23, 2014
Watering ban ends
July 23, 2014 - 8:06pm
Worthington watering ban lifted
WORTHINGTON -- A non-essential watering ban that has been in effect in Worthington for the last several months was lifted Monday afternoon by the Worthington Public Utilities Water and Light Commission. The commission opted to cease the ban until the day after Labor Day, at which...
July 23, 2014 - 8:53am
July 18, 2014
Dayton talks Lewis & Clark in Luverne
LUVERNE — Gov. Mark Dayton traveled to Luverne on Friday to meet with local officials and area legislators to discuss the next steps in advancing the construction of the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System. Dayton listened, asked questions and offered his continued support...
news / politics
July 18, 2014 - 9:56pm
Walk, water work continuing
WORTHINGTON — Concrete walk construction along Lake Avenue from near Seventh Avenue to east of May Street is continuing, according to a press release from the city of Worthington’s engineering department. Water main reconstruction work is also continuing along Omaha Avenue from...
July 18, 2014 - 9:29pm
July 11, 2014
Well level drop again; ban stays
WORTHINGTON — Six of Worthington Public Utilities’ seven wells at the Lake Bella Wellfield lost ground in the last week, dropping in water levels anywhere from 1 inch to 1 foot, 3 inches. WPU General Manager Scott Hain said Well 26, the one used to gauge the city’s water supply,...
July 11, 2014 - 9:55pm
July 4, 2014
Wells' recharge slows
WORTHINGTON — Checking well water levels a day earlier than normal due to the Independence Day holiday, Worthington Public Utilities discovered Thursday that three of the city’s seven wells in the Bella Well Field actually had water level declines over the past week. Well...
July 4, 2014 - 9:30pm
July 3, 2014
City's watering ban remains in effect
WORTHINGTON -- Checking well water levels a day earlier than normal due to the Independence Day holiday, Worthington Public Utilities discovered Thursday that three of the city’s seven wells in the Bella Well Field actually had water level declines over the past week. Well 26,...
July 3, 2014 - 11:58am
July 1, 2014
Letter: Don't forget conservation when thinking about water
By Linden Olson, Worthington There has been a lot of discussion and a fair amount of ink lately about the serious water situation in southwest Minnesota and the Worthington area in particular, including the relationship of Lakes Ocheda and Okabena to the Lake Bella wellfield that...
opinion / letters
July 1, 2014 - 8:22pm
June 27, 2014
Water level rises; watering ban still on
WORTHINGTON — Despite a 2-foot increase in the static water level at Worthington’s Well 26 over the course of the past week, Worthington Public Utilities General Manager Scott Hain said Friday the city’s ban on non-essential watering will remain in place, at least for the next...
June 27, 2014 - 9:53pm
June 25, 2014
Letter: Senators care more about Wall Street than water
By Andy Olson, Windom Presently, our national political leadership is failing to meet the historical standard of the United States. One key historical standard has been represented by exceptional public infrastructure, which embodies the general welfare principal “to promote...
opinion / letters
June 25, 2014 - 5:38pm
June 24, 2014
Much to be thankful for at Hardwick’s Jubilee Days
HARDWICK — A week and a half ago, the community of Hardwick in Rock County looked like a war zone. Trees were toppled, windows broken out, roofs and siding were damaged and water was everywhere — washing out shoulders of county roads and creeping up in basements of homes and businesses. Heavy...
June 24, 2014 - 9:13pm