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Dayton vetoes four bills with one day left in session
Dayton plans to veto most major legislation
Southern Minn. man dies in grain bin accident
Motorcyclist dies in crash with pickup in eastern SD
Filing period opens Tuesday for county offices
Yelich's late homer carries Brewers over Twins, 5-4
Cavs rout Celtics in Game 3
Lightning strike quick in Game 5, take 3-2 series lead over Caps
Harvick continues strong NASCAR season with All-Star win
Justify wins Preakness, sets stage for Triple Crown bid
Sanford Adrian Clinic to get new location
Lupazo Mexican Grill opens in Worthington
South Shore, Crossroads celebrate Nursing Home Week
Worthington Investment Network makes first purchase
Harms' publisher role now includes Mitchell and Worthington
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Commentary: Would you pay $618 a month for dog food?
Letter: Reception for rural school exhibit is Sunday
Column: Summer's coming, but it's time to start thinking about fall sports
Commentary: The unexpected pleasures of running in the rain
Commentary: Kindness comforts while dog finds his way home
Gordon Frederick Varuska Jr.
Kelly A. Monier
Setting rules can prevent caregiver burnout
Disheveled Theologian: Onion Point and its pathway to God
What do all the pine cones mean on transplanted spruce?
Dead or alive perennials, and how to tell
Minn. food blogger earns her spot on Food Network
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Don & Doris Brake
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Larry and Ruth Klingenberg
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
March 29, 2018
Deep divisions surface in Minnesota Senate over Medicaid work requirement
ST. PAUL—Shauna Reitmeier sat at a Minnesota Senate committee table telling lawmakers the bill they were considering would hurt mentally...
March 29, 2018 - 9:10pm
March 24, 2017
Audit: Minn. welfare programs have lax eligibility checks
ST. PAUL — A review by Minnesota's legislative auditor has found that some of Minnesota's welfare programs do a poor job of ensuring benefits don't go to ineligible people — a finding that could have political implications as lawmakers shape the state's budget. Republicans who...
March 24, 2017 - 8:19pm
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...
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...
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...
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