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Local leaders discuss next steps for Worthington Global Market
Kvalvog family raises reward to $100,000 for information on crash that killed their two teenage sons
Local quilt guild to present quilts to Honor Guard members
War Memorial Building added to National Register
Sanford hosts Wednesday blood drive event
Devils tab Hischier with No. 1 pick in 2017 NHL draft
Casey Mittelstadt, at No. 8, is highest-drafted Minnesotan in more than a decade
NASL holdover Venegas catching up to United's MLS pace
Worthington Gun Club results 6-21
Rebuild-a-Bulls: Butler trade signals hard Chicago reset
Are rhubarb and tomatoes fruits or vegetables?
Kindness is Contagious: Little black dresses bring joy during trials
From Russia With Love: A story of Facebook and frustration
Port: The NRA needs to speak out on Philando Castille
World of Wine: An introduction to the world of sherry wine
Marie H. Muck
Bernice Elsena Koster
Disheveled Theologian: Treasure hunting
Looking Back: 1967 -- 1923 WHS graduate speaks at 100th Carleton commencement
Column: What became of those magic pills that cut fuel costs in half?
WHS 70th reunion
Things your wedding server will never tell you
out and about
Munns 70th anniversary
Hoefker 60th anniversary
Abrahamson 50th anniversary
Luitjens 25th anniversary
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Notice of informal probate of will of estate of Douglas Heeren
Data: June 21, 2017
May 10, 2017
Lac qui Parle County again needs a sheriff
MADISON — Lac qui Parle County Sheriff Lou Sager has tendered his resignation 11 months after having moved from the East Coast to take...
May 10, 2017 - 12:10am
March 30, 2017
Minn. grants nearly $24 million to grow rural transit
ST. PAUL — Bus services throughout greater Minnesota could add up to 100,000 service hours with extra funding from a new state grant. Lt....
March 30, 2017 - 1:45pm
February 11, 2017
Businesses seek solutions for aging rural workforce
ST. PAUL — As the median age of Minnesotans creeps higher, the state's changing demography signals economic struggles for rural communities....
February 11, 2017 - 9:04am
December 23, 2016
Communication, regulation changes seen as child care improvement keys
ST. PAUL — Better communication and streamlined regulations are parts of the solution to a greater Minnesota child care crisis, according to key Republicans who will control the 2017 Legislature.Greater Minnesota home-based child care providers are dropping out, often to go to work...
December 23, 2016 - 9:13pm
November 29, 2016
Greater Minnesota struggling economically, data shows worst-hit areas cast ballots for Trump
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans confused by claims that the state is struggling economically only need to look outside the Twin Cities. And they should look at November's election returns. Koochiching County has one of the highest unemployment rates in Minnesota, at 6.9 percent. In 2012,...
November 29, 2016 - 8:45pm
November 24, 2016
In rural Minnesota, residents facing economic challenges, opportunities
ST. PAUL -- Rural Minnesotans are happy, to a point. They are optimistic, to a point. They see local jobs available, to a point. "It is kind of a mixed bag," Executive Director Brad Finstad of the Center for Rural Policy and Development said. On the down side, for instance, the farm...
November 24, 2016 - 8:33pm
July 18, 2016
Franken pushes bills to help rural health
ST. PAUL -- Rural Minnesota needs medical healing, and U.S. Sen. Al Franken says he has part of a cure. The Minnesota Democrat said Monday that he is pushing three bills to help bring better medical services to rural areas: -- One would provide more ways to get to health-care services,...
July 18, 2016 - 8:48pm
May 11, 2016
Transportation funding in the headlights
ST. PAUL — The key to finishing the 2016 Minnesota legislative session remains short of the ignition switch. Legislative leaders say the key...
May 11, 2016 - 9:05pm
April 29, 2016
Lewis & Clark advances: System gets approval to install water line, build meter station
WORTHINGTON — Two Nobles County committees took action during Wednesday night meetings to pave the way for the construction of the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System pipeline into Nobles County. Dan Zulkosky, construction administrator for LCRWS, appeared before both the county’s...
April 29, 2016 - 8:53am
April 12, 2016
Small-town Minnesota grocers look to state for help
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s small-town grocery stores are closing at a rate that is expected to speed up as their owners age. In most cases, owners...
April 12, 2016 - 9:04pm
March 27, 2016
Competition with chains causes rural grocers to fear future
ARTHUR, N.D. — Mary’s Market has been a cornerstone of downtown Arthur for 34 years. Tucked inside the mall on Main Street, the grocery store...
March 27, 2016 - 9:05pm
January 26, 2016
Accountant by day, writer by night: Slayton woman pens series of self-published books
SLAYTON — Lisa Saner of rural Slayton has occasionally wondered what her life would have been like if she had pursued writing in college instead...
January 26, 2016 - 8:20pm
January 19, 2016
‘Level the playing field’: DFL, GOP agree on rural goals — but not means
ST. PAUL — Democratic and Republican legislators agree on many goals for rural Minnesota, but often differ on how to reach them. House Democrats...
January 19, 2016 - 8:44pm
January 18, 2016
Lewis & Clark tapped as best tasting water
TEA, S.D. — The Lewis & Clark Regional Water System won the best tasting water award at the taste test contest during the South Dakota Association of Rural Water Systems’ annual technical conference last week in Pierre. Lewis & Clark will now compete nationally at the...
January 18, 2016 - 7:43pm
January 14, 2016
Dayton aims money at small, rural communities with water woes
ST. PAUL — Minnesota cities, especially small rural ones, ask the state for money almost every year to improve their sewage treatment systems....
January 14, 2016 - 8:21pm