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Songs of Hope sings in Worthington Sunday
Blue Mounds State Park to re-open Monday
Senate candidate McFadden stops in Worthington
Absentee ballot requests now taken online
MN artist to host workshops at International Festival
VFW baseball: Post 3958 makes statement
Legion baseball: Windom, Jackson win easily
Amateur football: Demetrius Washington leads the Huskerz way
Scott Rall: The fine art of Canada thistle dispatching
Amateur baseball: Fireballer from Fairmont halts Worthington
Column: Battle looms over health plans' secret price data
Column: Could a GOP Congress benefit Obama?
Column: Washington gets 'F' on border security
Letter: Islam's true colors are reflected in history
Editorial: Let's all celebrate International Festival
Helen Jean Meium
Bernard W. Rue
Elizabeth M. Grote
Victoria Eleanor Martha Ulbricht
Karen family finds peace, happiness in southwest Minnesota
Column: 100 years later, remembering greatness
Looking Back: 2004 - Pawlenty hosts news conference in Wilmont
Column: There's no shortage of history in our cemeteries
Pain relief: Young woman finds help for chronic condition
Out and About
Notice of Filing for City Election
Data: July 10, 2014
Notice to Bidders of Bridge Replacement
Data: July 9, 2014
Data: July 8, 2014
January 5, 2014
State introduces drug testing for some welfare recipients
WORTHINGTON — Minnesota on Wednesday joined nine other states in randomly testing recipients of welfare for drugs. The new law, approved during...
January 5, 2014 - 11:13pm
May 30, 2013
Letter: Living in a welfare state
Under President Obama the number of people receiving food stamps has increased 70 percent. Obama supporters would claim that the number has been on the increase because of the economic recession, although Obama says because of his stimulus plans, he saved the economy and we are back...
May 30, 2013 - 12:00am
June 13, 2011
Welfare fraud charges filed in Worthington
WORTHINGTON -- Charges for wrongfully obtaining assistance and welfare fraud have been filed against a man who got an $85,000 workman's compensation settlement, then applied for assistance several months later without reporting his new assets. According to the criminal complaint,...
June 13, 2011 - 10:04pm
January 20, 2011
GOP lawmakers call for tightening welfare payments
ST. PAUL -- Two Republican legislators want to crack down on what they call welfare waste, but Democrats say their idea likely would cost more than it saves. Sen. Doug Magnus of Slayton and Rep.
January 20, 2011 - 7:51pm
June 11, 2010
Area lawmakers address deficit
WORTHINGTON -- The state's budget deficit, immigration and welfare dominated the discussion at Friday's legislative breakfast, as area lawmakers met with city and county leaders at the Worthington Country Club. Rep. Doug Magnus (R-Slayton), Rep. Rod Hamilton (R-Mountain Lake) and...
politics / news
June 11, 2010 - 10:51pm
May 4, 2010
Letter: Do the wrong thing; it's worth it
Has anyone heard of personal responsibility? It's a pretty hard concept to grasp, but I will explain. It's when people take responsibility for the decisions that they make. It's when people take responsibility for the consequences of their actions. This is something that our government...
opinion / letters
May 4, 2010 - 12:00am
April 26, 2010
Woman sentenced for welfare fraud may be deported
WORTHINGTON -- A woman sentenced for welfare fraud Monday afternoon may be facing deportation, she told Judge Jeffrey Flynn. Mayra Alejandra Villarreal, 26, of Worthington, was charged in August 2009 with wrongfully obtaining assistance and welfare fraud.
April 26, 2010 - 8:31pm
October 2, 2008
Counties face child protection cuts
"The moral test of government is how it treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the aged; and those who are in the shadow of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped." -- Hubert H.
October 2, 2008 - 10:00am