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A 'Greater' session? Opinions on rural Minnesota benefits vary
Making it pink -- WHS senior ag students paint tractor as final class project
Minnesota West preparing for annual Kids' College
Bird shows, sales canceled in Iowa for 2015
Likely candidate O'Malley already planning Iowa visit
Minnesota West: Four new Lady Jays signed to play basketball
Iowa state track: Sheldon boys distance medley team seventh
Trapshooting: WHS shooters are on target
Section 3A South track and field: Luverne boys, girls race to front
Iowa State Track and Field: Sheldon 6th in 4x800; Sibley-Ocheyedan's Wolter 15th in shot
Column: A bogus case against a trade bill
Column: WHS students play Trivia Crack -- and the bigger game of life
Column: Hillary's hypocrisy
As others see it: Disconnect for a day
Letter: Legislative session "a failure to voters"
Richard (Rick) White
Lorraine M. (Cassens) Lawrence
John Thomas Carroll
Keeston Patrick Thier
Marcella Margaret Cummiskey
Legion longevity: Lease, Meier recognized for continuous membership
Column: Worthington's unexpected link to Sherwood Forest
Religion briefs: May 21
Column: A disheveled commencement
Looking Back: 2010 -- Worthington's Hardy Rickbeil dies at 101
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Voss 90th birthday
Schulz 50th anniversary
Pearson 90th birthday
Oldham 95th birthday
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September 17, 2014
Column: Clean water proposal aims to help farmers
By KEN KOPOCIS, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency WASHINGTON — When Congress passed the Clean Water Act in 1972, it didn’t just defend the mighty Mississippi or the Great Lakes; it also protected smaller streams and wetlands from pollution. The law recognized that to have...
opinion / columns
September 17, 2014 - 3:32pm
September 15, 2014
City’s water and power rates average
WORTHINGTON — An Owatonna Public Utilities electric and water rate comparison study was presented Monday at the Worthington Public Utilities Water and Light Commission meeting. According to WPU General Manager Scott Hain, Worthington’s residential, commercial and industrial...
September 15, 2014 - 8:40pm
August 28, 2014
Group rallies at Enbridge offices against Sandpiper pipeline
BEMIDJI — An environmental group opposed to the proposed Sandpiper oil pipeline hosted a rally Thursday at the Bemidji offices of the energy...
August 28, 2014 - 8:59pm
August 27, 2014
As others see it: Reject Dayton's 'request'
Gov. Mark Dayton hasn’t done his homework. Minnesota’s chief executive, who ought to know better, has come to conclusions about the Fargo-Moorhead diversion that are not based on facts. His letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers requesting that work be halted is a disturbing...
opinion / editorials
August 27, 2014 - 1:50pm
August 15, 2014
Polluted streams tainting Mississippi River
RED WING — Bacteria-tainted water from Hay and Wells creeks entering the Mississippi River is polluting Lake Pepin, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency reported Friday. In addition to the two streams popular with local trout anglers, Bullard, Gilbert and Miller creeks also...
August 15, 2014 - 8:51pm
Cooking up a smelly bloom
WORTHINGTON — Earlier this week the water along Lake Okabena’s Sailboard Beach looked nothing like the picturesque blue waters often seen on lakes in northern Minnesota. Instead, the elements combined to create a dense mat of blue-green algae that appeared more like pea soup,...
August 15, 2014 - 8:34pm
August 8, 2014
Work remains on Omaha Avenue
WORTHINGTON — Water main reconstruction work is continuing along Omaha Avenue from Dover Street to near Miller Street, a city of Worthington engineering press release said. Water service work, as well as all pavement and turf restoration work, remains. Additionally, seal coat...
August 8, 2014 - 9:57pm
August 1, 2014
Work remains on Omaha Avenue
WORTHINGTON — Water main reconstruction work is continuing along Omaha Avenue from Dover Street to near Miller Street, a city of Worthington engineering press release said. The majority of the water main work was completed Wednesday. Water service work, as well as all pavement...
August 1, 2014 - 10:09pm
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