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Worthington FFA crowns stars
No health violations found in examination of Willmar Jennie-O plant
Rock County Library receives grant
Solo/Ensemble Festival is today
Wine & Canvas event is Friday
Section 2A south girls basketball: Heron Lake-Okabena prevails
Iowa girls basketball: Central Lyon falls in first round at state
College basketball: Minnesota West women headed to nationals
State wrestling: Worthington's Carson Hagen ends with a silver
Section 3A south girls basketball: Hills-Beaver Creek upsets Edgerton
Column: In ACA case, context is critical
Column: Jeb Bush, CPAC pinata
Letter: Dayton's roads and bridges plan deserves support
Letter: New host family is big part of exchange student's month
We’ve become like the former Soviet Union
LuVerna C. Leslie Hilliard
Linda Jean Hoskins
A real puzzler: Pat Loosbrock puts together works of art, piece by piece
Column: Hay! Did you know about our town's wonder crop?
Out & About: Feb. 27-March 7
Religion briefs: Feb. 26
Looking Back: 1940 - Historic Chautauqua Park pavilion torn down
Out and About
Lamfers 80th birthday
Grube 80th birthday
Erdman 80th birthday
Moser 85th birthday
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Tax-Forfeited Land Classification Public Meeting Notice
Data: Feb. 28, 2015
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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