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Hawk Creek Lutheran Church members salvage a few pieces from fire-damaged building
Mark Dayton at DNC recalls Senate seat mate Hillary Clinton
Essentia rates 4 stars, Sanford 3 stars in new hospital quality comparison
Baustian siblings take part in 4-H Swine Show at Rock County Fair
Planning Commission approves after-the-fact permit
Ride with mom leads to lessons on bees, porcupine grass
Adrian looks to be Cinderella of state Legion tourney ball
Column: Cubs defense was stellar
YMCA Fun Run a good time for all ages
Amateur baseball: Worthington wins, takes 1-0 series lead over Heron Lake
Column: Night and day
Letter: Many thanks are offered following fire at business
Letter: Hagedorn all about negativity, fear
Letter: TV coverage of GOP convention left much to be desired
Letter: Journey pastor grateful for community support
Eleanor Louise Engebretson
Calen Daniel "Rudy" Ross
Religion briefs: July 28
Column: Face time
Looking Back: 2006 -- City, YMCA approved deal for new Y facility
THE SCHIZ: Barber keeps on clipping at downtown Worthington shop
Column: A memorable — and cold — arrival in Worthington in 1872
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February 5, 2016
Minnesota’s Glen Taylor, others buying PM Beef facility
WINDOM— The former PM Beef processing plant in Windom is being purchased by a group of business partners that includes Minnesota billionaire...
February 5, 2016 - 10:13pm
January 30, 2016
Shepherd, 'Reading Grandmas' earn Chamber honors
WORTHINGTON — A group of Worthington grandmothers were presented with the Friends of Education Award Friday night during the Worthington Area...
January 30, 2016 - 10:39am
January 28, 2016
First State Bank Southwest gives to housing effort
WORTHINGTON — First State Bank Southwest has donated $10,000 in an effort to ease the housing shortage facing Nobles County. “It’s heartwarming...
January 28, 2016 - 11:06pm
Innovation, improvement key to success of Bioverse Inc.
WORTHINGTON — Driving rural roads in southwest Minnesota and northwest Iowa in late spring is one sure way to catch a strong whiff of “liquid...
January 28, 2016 - 10:07pm
January 1, 2016
State's economy a mix of both good and bad
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s economy is a study in contradictions. So much of the news looks good: near record-low unemployment, overall wage payments rising, few signs of the recession remain. But there also are warning signs: manufacturing, mining and farm economies lag; some parts...
January 1, 2016 - 9:45pm
December 30, 2015
Local businesses to close for New Year's Day holiday
WORTHINGTON — Many local businesses will close Friday for New Year’s Day. Worthington city offices and Nobles County offices will be open regular hours today but be closed Friday. The Worthington Chamber of Commerce will be open for regular hours today. It will be closed Friday....
December 30, 2015 - 9:44pm
December 29, 2015
Algadi: Promenade project is still poised for progress
WORTHINGTON — WREDC Executive Director Abraham Algadi is optimistic about the Promenade on Oxford project, and sees it as a crucial step toward a positive future for Worthington and the surrounding area. “The challenges that the mall can help us address are longstanding challenges...
December 29, 2015 - 2:28pm
December 28, 2015
Year in Review: Promenade on Oxford -- a timeline
Jan. 30 Brian Pellowski, owner of PBK Investments, speaks at the Worthington Regional Economic Development Corp. conference and unveils preliminary plans for the Northland Mall property redevelopment. Pellowski explains that the mall building was too deteriorated to be rehabilitated...
December 28, 2015 - 10:00pm
City confident Promenade development can advance
WORTHINGTON — As Worthington is gripped in winter’s icy embrace, Worthington Mayor Mike Kuhle and City Administrator Steve Robinson are looking to the next several months, when — if all things go as hoped — spring will bring with it significant developments with the mall...
December 28, 2015 - 9:56pm
December 23, 2015
Eighth U.S. death linked to Takata airbag rupture
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Reuters) — The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Wednesday that an eighth U.S. death is linked to...
December 23, 2015 - 4:10pm
December 11, 2015
Mohs named new Brainerd Dispatch publisher by FCC
BRAINERD — Pete Mohs has been named the new publisher of the Brainerd Dispatch, Forum Communications Co. announced Friday. Mohs, who also will...
December 11, 2015 - 9:33pm
December 4, 2015
Dayton retreats as Essar pays some of its outstanding bills
NASHWAUK — Essar Steel Minnesota has paid $20 million in overdue bills to contractors working on its Nashwauk taconite plant, a good-faith effort that has spurred Gov. Mark Dayton to back off calling a debt the company owes the state. Dayton earlier this week threatened to call...
December 4, 2015 - 10:09pm
November 13, 2015
Sibley's new AmericInn hosts open house
SIBLEY, Iowa — The doors are open and guests are flocking to the AmericInn in Sibley. Four weeks to the day of its soft opening, AmericInn...
November 13, 2015 - 5:19pm
October 30, 2015
Dayton: Communication necessary on mine issues
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton wants PolyMet Mining to communicate with Minnesotans if the state issues a permit to open a copper-nickel...
October 30, 2015 - 9:52pm
October 23, 2015
Work session on mall site is Monday
WORTHINGTON — It’s hard to miss the less-than-attractive sight of the former Northland Mall property while driving along Oxford Street. Promenade on Oxford, a redevelopment proposal that combines the addition of both new retailers and much-needed rental housing, has the potential...
October 23, 2015 - 9:54pm