Skip to main content
Holby pleads guilty in Jasmine Block kidnapping case
Central Minn. officer shot with arrow in standoff
Data: Sept. 18, 2018
Identity of fatal crash near Frazee released
Scientists use radar to count billions of migrating birds
Prep volleyball: H-BC tops Edgerton
Trubisky guides Bears past Seahawks
Twins' Stewart provides plenty of relief to beat Tigers
Wile looks to bounce back from first Vikings punt blocked since 2014
Twins' Rosario leaves after re-aggravating his right quad
'We're absolutely lost': Falling prices, health issues force small southern Minn. dairy farming family to sell 55-year operation
Did safari hunter kill a co-op? Minnesota elevator manager accused of stealing $2 million
Facebook, Craigslist or Letgo: Which online marketplace is right for you?
Worthington native travels home to open new accounting business
New amphitheatre nearly ready at Ludlow Park
Place a Business Announcement
Commentary: Conservation groups urge lawmakers to reauthorize Land and Water Conservation Fund
For letter, or worse
Love and seasons
Column: Opportunities abound at Worthington High School
Kindness lives on for years
James C. Odenbrett
Brian Michael Schmitz
Harold Raymond Sietsema
Care home not delivering adequate intellectual stimulation
The Disheveled Theologian: Hope in the midst of our grief
Headline offers another chance to tout region's gardening
Berries identified as edible, a rosebush hasn't ever bloomed and more
Commentary: In Mexico City, I faced my fears, found faith
out and about
Mary Anne McNab
Paul and Beverly Hansberger
Les and Irma Voss
MNIT seeks funds to protect Minnesotans' data
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
‘Best of The Globe 2018' now underway
June 20, 2018
Minnesota State to study leaving downtown St. Paul offices
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota State higher education system will explore moving its 300 administrative workers out of downtown St. Paul in 2022. It costs the system around $2.5 million a year to lease 89,000 square feet inside Wells Fargo Place for the chancellor, system office divisions,...
June 20, 2018 - 10:55pm
May 15, 2018
Achievement gap widens at Minnesota State's 7 universities
ST. PAUL—Achievement gaps between whites and students of color are closing somewhat at Minnesota State two-year colleges but growing at the system's seven universities. Over the past four years, the 30 colleges saw broad improvement in their three-year completion rates. Fifty-eight...
May 15, 2018 - 7:43pm
April 17, 2018
Minnesota State university presidents say tuition freezes aren't working
ST. PAUL—Minnesota State university leaders want the freedom to raise tuition in order to pay for initiatives they say will improve student...
April 17, 2018 - 7:43pm
March 21, 2018
Minnesota State chancellor's 3-year contract approved
ST. PAUL—The leader of Minnesota's largest higher education system will get $507,000 in annual salary and benefits when his new contract starts Aug. 1. Minnesota State trustees Wednesday approved a three-year contract for Devinder Malhotra, who has been interim chancellor since...
March 21, 2018 - 7:45pm
March 18, 2018
COLLEGE MEN'S HOCKEY: UMD goes from life support to Sioux Falls for NCAA West Regional
DULUTH—Minnesota Duluth senior wing Blake Young called the bus ride from St. Paul to Duluth on Saturday, March 18, the longest of his life....
March 18, 2018 - 6:47pm
March 2, 2018
Minnesota State system rejects 3 finalists, selects interim chancellor
ST. PAUL—A second nationwide search in as many years has again failed to produce a new chancellor for the Minnesota State higher education...
March 2, 2018 - 7:24pm
Interim president stepping down early for health reasons
WILLMAR, Minn. — Joel Opatz, interim president of Ridgewater College, has notified the college staff that he will resign effective April 3. In a letter addressed to colleagues this week, Opatz said he is leaving for health reasons. He was appointed a year ago to a contract that...
March 2, 2018 - 1:29pm
February 28, 2018
Minnesota State trustees to name chancellor Friday of 37-school system
ST. PAUL—Minnesota State trustees plan to appoint the higher education system's next chancellor Friday morning, March 2, after two days...
February 28, 2018 - 9:25pm
February 22, 2018
Minnesota State names three finalists for chancellor
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota's largest higher education system has named three finalists for chancellor, a year after trustees passed on every...
February 22, 2018 - 7:05pm
February 21, 2018
Minn. State system Board adopts 'affirmative' sexual consent policy
ST. PAUL—Students and staff could be punished if they fail to obtain affirmative consent for sex through "words or clear, unambiguous action" under a policy change approved Wednesday, Feb. 21, by the Minnesota State Board of Trustees. The policy applies to some 375,000 students...
February 21, 2018 - 7:45pm
January 28, 2018
Fired diversity officer for four Minnesota State colleges gets $75,000 settlement
The fired chief diversity officer for four nonmetro Minnesota colleges has won a $75,000 settlement after alleging his termination violated state human rights laws. Brian Xiong taught for seven years at Minnesota State University, Mankato, before joining Minnesota State Community...
January 28, 2018 - 5:35pm
January 24, 2018
Minn. State system's declining enrollment hits budgets
ST PAUL—Most Minnesota State colleges and universities lost money in 2016-17 as overall enrollment fell for a sixth consecutive year. The state's low unemployment rate and a declining number of young adults have had the state's largest higher-education system in budget-cutting...
January 24, 2018 - 6:55pm
December 12, 2017
Minnesota State, faculty union agree on new contract
ST. PAUL—Negotiators from the Inter Faculty Organization, which represents hundreds of professors at universities and technical campuses...
December 12, 2017 - 12:51pm
November 15, 2017
With funding uncertain, Minnesota State sets out to build $150M records system for colleges, universities
ST. PAUL — Minnesota State is embarking on a six-year, $150 million overhaul of its computerized records system and hoping the Legislature will cover much of the cost. Trustees for the higher-education system agreed Wednesday, Nov. 15, to hire a consultant for the project, which...
November 15, 2017 - 7:50pm
September 22, 2017
New search to begin for next Minnesota State chancellor
ST. PAUL — Minnesota State has reopened its search for the next chancellor of the country's fourth-largest system of colleges and universities. Trustees in February interviewed three finalists from a pool of 43 applicants but decided none was the right fit. Devinder Malhotra,...
September 22, 2017 - 5:57am