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City, SWMHP to collaborate on arts initiative
Franken staffer hears infrastructure concerns
Data: June 29, 2016
Fargo man considers legal action after losing leg in construction accident
Runners from the 2016 Peace and Dignity Journey visit Bemidji
Legion baseball: Adrian's Loosbrock, Rogers sink Post 5
Minnesota West football: Linder to break in new players, and new coaches, too
VFW baseball: Slayton nips Worthington 3-2
Prep softball: West Lyon downs Sibley-Ocheyedan
Doug Wolter: Amateur baseball without Wilmont isn't the same
Letter: Finally, a good decision from the DNR
Column: Orlando was about Islamic ideology, not guns
Column: Anthony Kennedy restores a liberal Supreme Court
Letter: See East-Africans as people, not terrorists
Column: An affordable Rx for Americans
John "Jack" H. Koopman
Merle "Otis" Broesder
Lawrence Joseph Wychor
How does your garden grow? Williams property one of four on upcoming tour
Looking Back: 1996 -- Parade, demo derby and much more set for Worthington’s Fourth
Column: June 28, 1876 -- Circus in town, complaints ensue
Looking Back: 1966 -- Construction aplenty taking place in Worthington
Heart of St. Kilian: 129-year-old parish goes to oratory status
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Puhl 80th birthday
Isder 85th birthday
Alberts 97th birthday
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February 8, 2016
Column: It's time to commit to clean water by 2050
By PAUL AUSTIN, GENE MERRIAM, DARBY NELSON and DAVE LEGVOLD Will this be the year Minnesota takes a huge step forward on water quality issues, or will it be a missed opportunity? Governor Dayton announced recently that he plans to call a water quality summit in late February to address...
opinion / columns
February 8, 2016 - 5:27pm
February 1, 2016
Water & Light Commission talks water levels, lifting watering restrictions
WORTHINGTON — Except for a slight dip in one week’s readings, the entire month of January showed Worthington’s water levels in the Lake Bella wellfield continuing to rise. As of last Friday, the water levels in Well 26 were 7 feet, 10 inches above average — and nearly 18 feet...
February 1, 2016 - 9:25pm
January 31, 2016
‘Another Flint, Michigan’: Dayton vows to continue fight for clean water
WILLMAR — Stating that he’s not going to allow Minnesota to become “another Flint, Michigan on a larger geographic scale,’’ Gov. Mark Dayton vowed he would continue to fight for water quality improvements despite what he called his recent “dunking’’ on farm buffer...
January 31, 2016 - 8:58pm
January 20, 2016
Water rule veto does not end opposition
Opponents of the Obama administration’s efforts to regulate small bodies of water and streams pledge to continue fighting. President Barack Obama vetoed a congressional resolution that would have prevented enforcement of the Waters of the U.S. provision. “We must protect the waters...
News / politics
January 20, 2016 - 9:36pm
January 18, 2016
Lewis & Clark tapped as best tasting water
TEA, S.D. — The Lewis & Clark Regional Water System won the best tasting water award at the taste test contest during the South Dakota Association of Rural Water Systems’ annual technical conference last week in Pierre. Lewis & Clark will now compete nationally at the...
January 18, 2016 - 7:43pm
January 15, 2016
Lewis & Clark key part of bonding plan
WORTHINGTON -— When Gov. Mark Dayton released his $1.4 billion borrowing proposal Friday morning in advance of the 2016 Minnesota Legislative Session in eight weeks, he identified the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System as his top Main Street Minnesota project. Dayton will ask...
January 15, 2016 - 9:56pm
January 14, 2016
Dayton aims money at small, rural communities with water woes
ST. PAUL — Minnesota cities, especially small rural ones, ask the state for money almost every year to improve their sewage treatment systems....
January 14, 2016 - 8:21pm
January 12, 2016
Dayton to make water systems a spending priority
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton will propose borrowing considerable sums this year to improve the state’s water systems, he said Tuesday. “I’m going to come out on Thursday as part of the bonding (bill) with a big water quality initiative,” Dayton told the Pioneer...
January 12, 2016 - 3:40pm
December 21, 2015
Duluth soaked by supplier? City joins suit that alleges bid rigging for water treatment chemical
DULUTH — The city of Duluth has joined a class-action lawsuit alleging that it was overcharged by suppliers who rigged bids and colluded amongst themselves to fix the price of a commonly used water treatment chemical. Earlier this month, Duluth became the third party to sign on...
December 21, 2015 - 10:08pm
November 30, 2015
WORTHINGTON — At 7:30 a.m. Monday, The Weather Channel’s Mike Seidel stood on a downtown Worthington street corner, broadcasting live about...
November 30, 2015 - 8:15pm
City wells see boost
WORTHINGTON — As Worthington Public Utilities Manager Scott Hain presented the latest well update graph to Water & Light Commission members...
November 30, 2015 - 8:01pm
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November 23, 2015 - 11:00pm
November 22, 2015
Dayton calls for statewide summit on water quality
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton Saturday announced his plans to convene a statewide Water Quality Summit in February. Dayton made the announcement at the annual meetings of the Minnesota Farm Bureau and the Minnesota Farmers Union, both hosted Saturday in the Twin Cities. The summit,...
November 22, 2015 - 8:42pm
November 18, 2015
Agencies seek state bonds to complete Lewis & Clark
LUVERNE — The Senate Bonding Committee met with members of the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System Wednesday in Luverne to discuss future...
November 18, 2015 - 9:08pm
November 4, 2015
All clear: As presence of zebra mussels expands, Lake Okabena shows no sign of invasive species
WORTHINGTON — Those who enjoy watersports on Worthington’s Lake Okabena can celebrate a little victory after recent inspections of monitoring...
November 4, 2015 - 9:03pm