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Trump picks Iowa Governor Branstad as U.S. ambassador to China: transition official
Family Art Night scheduled during parent-teacher conferences week
Remembering Pearl Harbor: WWII veteran on Oahu when Japanese launched sneak attack
Seminar aims to create smooth transition for retiring business owners
Area girls basketball roundup: Adrian beats Luverne after slow start
Prep wrestling: Trojans fall in tight battle with W/RRC
Area boys basketball roundup: Huskies win high-scoring season opener
Boys hockey: Trojans refuse to quit in loss to Redwood Valley
Boys basketball: Trojans show teamwork, depth in victory over Luverne
Letter: Pioneer Village
Letter: Local government entities should live within their means
Column: 21st Century Cures Act a remedy for all Americans
Letter: There's a third group of Americans, too
Letter: Thanks to organizers of community Thanksgiving
Gerald L. Smith
Looking Back: 1991 -- Wind chills up to 50-below close schools
Homemade granola easier, more affordable than you think
PieLogNog: A holiday mashup of chocolate, salted caramel, eggnog and pecan pie
Change maker: Kevin Donovan pushes Worthington, and himself, to succeed
Our region was major supplier of early engines for Humvees
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Vortherms 90th birthday
Carter 65th anniversary
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May 23, 2016
Nobles County work group meets June 8
WORTHINGTON — The Nobles Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) in cooperation with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will convene a local work group (LWG) meeting to provide guidance and discuss local resource conservation concerns and NRCS programs in Nobles...
May 23, 2016 - 7:56pm
May 16, 2016
Work on 15th Street begins today
WORTHINGTON — Storm sewer work on 15th Street from Second Avenue to Third Avenue is scheduled to begin today. Fifteenth Street will be closed to through traffic, and will be open to local traffic for driveway and alley access only. Local access will alternate from the Second Avenue...
May 16, 2016 - 8:59pm
April 10, 2016
New study says pets at work boost morale and productivity
FARGO, N.D. — One of my closest friends frequently sends me pictures from work showing her happy pup sprawled across her desk, lazily snoozing...
April 10, 2016 - 8:11pm
January 3, 2016
Wellness at work: More employers offer worksite wellness programs
FARGO, N.D. — Losing weight and getting in shape continue to top the list of the most common New Year’s resolutions. This year, many will...
January 3, 2016 - 7:32pm
December 7, 2015
San Bernardino staff back on job amid tight security after rampage
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — San Bernardino County employees began returning to work under tighter security Monday, five days after a co-worker...
December 7, 2015 - 4:51pm
May 10, 2015
Aging at work
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — At 78, Mary Lou Kurtyka wants to keep working. But she says she doesn’t need the money. Instead, her job greeting...
May 10, 2015 - 8:07pm
April 23, 2015
Job prospects for teens looking up for summer
ST. PAUL — Job prospects for Minnesota teenagers have improved considerably since the recession, with the average unemployment rate for young people ages 16 to 19 falling to 11.4 percent in 2014, according to figures from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development...
April 23, 2015 - 7:50pm
April 7, 2015
LBA’s mission: Keep community vibrant
LAKEFIELD — For 136 years, the Lakefield Business Association has been a voice for its businesses, industry and the people who live — and...
April 7, 2015 - 9:20pm
April 5, 2015
Now, the real work at Capitol begins
ST. PAUL — The massive proposals to settle Minnesota’s big issues that have consumed lawmakers at the Capitol the past few months? Those were just the starting positions. When the Legislature returns from a 10-day break Tuesday, the real work will begin. “You are going to...
April 5, 2015 - 9:26pm
February 16, 2015
Broadband appetite grows in Upper Minnesota River Valley
APPLETON — Work comes before play in the countryside, so it should come as no surprise that economic needs are driving a growing appetite to develop broadband service in the five rural counties served by the Upper Minnesota Valley Regional Development Commission. Policy-makers...
February 16, 2015 - 9:43pm
February 13, 2013
Image: Building Goodwill
February 13, 2013 - 10:39pm
December 14, 2012
Lakefield women return from Red Cross work in N.Y.
LAKEFIELD -- A Lakefield mother and daughter are back at home after serving two weeks with the American Red Cross disaster response effort in...
December 14, 2012 - 8:21pm
December 13, 2012
Workers from Worthington Excavating use heavy equipment to line the bottom of the new regional stormwater retention pond with Sioux quartzite...
December 13, 2012 - 10:09pm
November 20, 2012
Pavement work to begin today
WORTHINGTON -- Pavement work at the intersection of First Avenue and 11th Street is scheduled to begin today. First Avenue from 10th Street to 12th Street will be closed to through traffic, as will 11th Street at First Avenue. Weather permitting and construction proceeding as...
November 20, 2012 - 9:50pm
November 6, 2012
County hopes to complete two bridges, CSAH 35 work by end of November
WORTHINGTON -- Nobles County Public Works Director Stephen Schnieder reported to commissioners Tuesday that a pair of bridges in the county -- one on County State Aid Highway 18 and the other on a dead-end road in Lorain Township -- should be completed by the end of this month. Construction...
November 6, 2012 - 9:55pm