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Stillwater wants in on Viking cruises
WMS spellers compete in state meet
Boy falls off chairlift at Duluth ski hill
Minnesota, Wisconsin ponder reciprocity renewal
Pregnancy discrimination claims more common in low-wage, male-dominated jobs
State wrestling: Worthington's Carson Hagen ends with a silver
College basketball: Minnesota West women headed to nationals
Section 3A south girls basketball: Hills-Beaver Creek upsets Edgerton
State wrestling: Fischenich, Slater end with a win
State wrestling: Three JCC matmen win championships together
We’ve become like the former Soviet Union
Senior Nutrition Program seeking volunteers
Letter: Vote ‘yes’ for Osceola County hotel/motel tax
Column: A step forward in Afghanistan
Column: District 518 moving forward with high school addition project
Cleonora G. Hoffman
Gloria J. Wiese
Joseph L. Tolver
Robert H. Strandberg
A real puzzler: Pat Loosbrock puts together works of art, piece by piece
Column: Hay! Did you know about our town's wonder crop?
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Looking Back: 1940 - Historic Chautauqua Park pavilion torn down
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Lamfers 80th birthday
Grube 80th birthday
Erdman 80th birthday
Moser 85th birthday
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Tax-Forfeited Land Classification Public Meeting Notice
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Notice of Proposed City Ordinance
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
June 20, 2014
On the rise: Watering ban still on despite much-improved well levels
WORTHINGTON — It may not be the greatest weekly gain on record, but the water level in Worthington’s Well 26 — the well that serves as a gauge for the city’s water supply — has increased by 10 feet, 6 inches over past seven days. Measurements taken at Worthington’s well...
June 20, 2014 - 10:13pm
Lake Ocheda survey seeks input
WORTHINGTON — A new online survey has been developed to collect public input on Lake Ocheda, from rating satisfaction of the lake’s quality to use of the lake and how people wish to see it improved. The survey, at http://bit.ly/1kUZ1Iy, was developed by Jay Milbrandt, who lives...
June 20, 2014 - 10:10pm
June 18, 2014
WORTHINGTON — Another round of severe weather pummeled southwest Minnesota and northwest Iowa Monday afternoon, with funnel cloud sightings, hail, straightline winds and heavy downpours of rain reported across the region. On the heels of torrential rains that flooded a large...
June 18, 2014 - 10:00am
June 13, 2014
Dayton meets on Lewis and Clark in Washington
WORTHINGTON — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton said Friday he and Minnesota federal lawmakers had a productive meeting in Washington this week regarding Lewis and Clark Regional Water System funding, but believes it’s going to be up to state and local governments to keep moving...
news / politics
June 13, 2014 - 9:52pm
June 10, 2014
‘Still awful dry’
WORTHINGTON — Recent rains have helped raise the water levels in Worthington’s well field, but there’s still a long way to go before the city will be lifting its ban on non-essential watering. In fact, Worthington Public Utilities General Manager Scott Hain said Tuesday the...
June 10, 2014 - 8:46pm