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Nobles County purchases Armory Business Center
ALC students compete at state contest
Stretch of Minnesota 60 to become four lanes
Two arrested in armed robbery
Minnesota State Fair adds acts
Prep baseball: Marshall bats hot against Worthington
Track and field: Trojans' Caleb Kill second at True Team
Track and field: HL-O's Schmid wins twice in Sleepy Eye
Prep baseball: Fine mound outings dot baseball landscape
Prep softball: HL-O wins slugfest
Column: Time for Dems to smoke Hillary out
Letter: Dr. Oz criticism brings history lesson to mind
Letter: House tax plan would bring relief to middle class
Column: Our toxic status quo
Column: Wife of the party
Phil Fury Jr.
Cleota Ann Platt
Eldon Merritt Heetland
Gerrit John Klumper
Fun times with Florian: Chmielewski celebrates 70 years of making music on his accordion
Looking Back: 1965 - Lake Okabena dredging to focus on south side of grade
Column: And now a word from our sponsors of old
Vietnam Remembered: 40 Years After the War
Looking Back: 1940 -- 'Gone with the Wind' arrives in Worthington
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Naab 75th birthday
Hawbecker 80th birthday
Clark 85th birthday
Sogge 90th birthday
Dammer 90th birthday
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May 5, 2015
Blood drive Monday in Windom
WINDOM — The Windom Women of Today will host a Red Cross Blood Drive from 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Windom Community Center. All donors will receive a Hardee’s sandwich coupon, a pint of Dairy Queen ice-cream and $1 off concessions at the Windom State Theater. First-timers...
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May 4, 2015
Windom EDA property to be sold to hotel chain
WINDOM — Two competing hotel chains are hoping to expand their businesses to Windom. In a closed session meeting April 27, the Windom Economic Development Authority heard presentations from two groups seeking to purchase the River Bend Center — Phase II property. The site...
May 4, 2015 - 7:58pm
April 19, 2015
WMS team runner-up to Windom at SW MN Spelling Bee
WORTHINGTON — Spot-on spellers from eight area schools faced off Saturday in Fulda at the 2015 Southwest Minnesota Spelling Bee. Qualifying fifth- and sixth-grade students worked their way, letter by letter, through challenging words such as “kiln,” “edification” and...
April 19, 2015 - 8:08pm
April 14, 2015
Editorial: Housing a priority
A Flaherty Hood report prepared last month for the Greater Minnesota Partnership demonstrates the need for more workforce housing across the state. The partnership’s workforce housing proposal “gives tax credits and grants to workforce housing projects located in cities with...
opinion / editorials
April 14, 2015 - 8:03pm
April 9, 2015
Windom’s Stag Clothiers to close, Classy and Sassy to open
For more than 20 years, The Stag Clothiers has been providing quality clothing to the community of Windom. Stan Wendland, the store’s owner, will be retiring in May. He said plans are already under way to sell the business to Tanya Wagner, owner of the Classy and Sassy boutique...
April 9, 2015 - 8:50pm
Windom industrial park keeps growing
WINDOM — It has been a long time coming, but Windom’s north industrial park is seeing significant growth. The 80-acre property has been a long-term vision of the city of Windom and the Windom Economic Development Authority since 2002-2003. Thanks to assistance from the state...
April 9, 2015 - 3:20pm
March 13, 2015
Four Cottonwood County female writers to be featured at March 22 event
WINDOM — The Cottonwood County Historical Society is once again partnering with the Friends of the Windom Library to bring back the Celebrating Cottonwood County Women Authors event. The program will be hosted from 2 to 4 p.m. March 22 at the Cottonwood County Historical Society,...
March 13, 2015 - 9:57pm
Windom's Jerry White balances numerous pursuits with gusto
WINDOM— Dr. Jerry White is affable, intelligent, supportive and unfailingly upbeat. Heck, his personal email address includes the word “cheerful.” But even this credentialed, in-demand guy has experienced moments when others tried to bring him down or convince him that...
lifestyles / people
March 13, 2015 - 9:29pm
February 20, 2015
Windom Area Hospital taking part in 'Include Always' program
WINDOM — Windom Area Hospital (WAH) has been identified as one of five hospitals in Minnesota taking part in a pilot program, “Include Always,” launched by the Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA). The initiative is an effort to promote patient and family engagement throughout...
February 20, 2015 - 9:59pm
February 13, 2015
Windom, Mountain Lake municipal utilities bring in first revenue as transmission owners
BLUE EARTH — Mountain Lake Municipal Utilities and Windom Municipal Utility passed a milestone recently as new transmission owners with payments from the Central Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (CMMPA) for their share of the CAPX Brookings transmission project. Representing their...
February 13, 2015 - 10:02pm
February 1, 2015
Prep wrestling: Worthington takes championship at Mankato East
MANKATO — Worthington put together a powerful performance Saturday at the Mankato East Invitational. The Trojans took the team title with 225.5 points, edging second-place Watertown-Mayer by four. Those two squads were the only real contenders for first place as Fairmont/Martin...
sports / prep
February 1, 2015 - 3:51pm
January 29, 2015
Prep girls hockey: Serie goal gets Luverne big overtime win
LUVERNE — Carly Serie provided some big-time heroics for her Luverne girls hockey team Thursday night. The Cardinals, who have the No. 2 seed in the Section 3A tournament, finished off its home schedule against New Ulm, which happens to be the top-seeded team in the upcoming postseason....
sports / prep
January 29, 2015 - 11:47pm
Prep wrestling: Worthington rolls over Redwood Valley
REDWOOD FALLS — Nic Putnam, Carson Hagen and Trevor Wietzema put an exclamation point on Worthington’s 55-19 victory over Redwood/River Valley Thursday night in high school wrestling, winning the final three matches by fall. Putnam pinned Isaai Ramirez in 1:55 at 195 pounds,...
sports / prep
January 29, 2015 - 11:42pm
January 23, 2015
Prep girls basketball: Southwest Minnesota Christian stays unbeaten in Red Rock Conference
EDGERTON — The Southwest Christian E-Gals stayed undefeated in the Red Rock Conference Friday night, and they did it with relative ease. Taking advantage of 33 turnovers, Southwest defeated visiting Mountain Lake Area 57-32, amassing 37-13 lead at halftime before using reserves...
sports / prep
January 23, 2015 - 11:07pm
Farm to Table
WINDOM — The Southwest Statewide Health Improvement Program (SHIP) of Nobles, Cottonwood and Jackson counties is hosting a Farm to Table networking event that will benefit local farmers and buyers, with the goal to get more locally grown and healthy food easily accessible to the...
January 23, 2015 - 10:21pm