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December 15, 2018
Whitney Nguyen processes open enrollment requests at the MNsure Contact Center in St. Paul, on Oct. 30. The open enrollment period runs from Nov. 1, 2018 to Jan. 13, 2019. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Minn. health insurance markets have stabilized. Will they stay that way?
December 15, 2018 - 4:29pm
Carp control in Lake Okabena moves forward
December 15, 2018 - 9:42am
Lewis & Clark Regional Water System Board Chairman Red Arndt (left) presents the Spirit of Discovery award to Minnesota Management and Budget Commissioner Myron Frans, to be given to Gov. Mark Dayton, who was determined to advance state dollars to complete Minnesota's portion of the regional water project. (Tim Middagh / The Globe)
Worthington celebrates Lewis & Clark water connection
December 15, 2018 - 7:00am
December 14, 2018
President Trump on Dec. 14 tweeted that White House budget director Mick Mulvaney would become acting chief of staff.
Photo by Monica Akhtar — The Washington Post
Trump names budget director Mulvaney as acting White House chief of staff
December 14, 2018 - 9:12pm
North Dakota Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp gives her farewell speech on the U.S. Senate floor Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018 in this screenshot of a livestream of the address.  Legislation Heitkamp introduced to address violence against Native American women and girls passed in the U.S. Senate but is being blocked in the U.S. House by Bob Goodlatte, a Republican from Virginia.
Heitkamp: House member playing 'petty' politics blocks Savanna's Act
December 14, 2018 - 7:21pm
Audit assesses Minnesota medical assistance oversight: State has room to improve, report says
December 14, 2018 - 5:30pm
December 12, 2018
City of Worthington approves 2019 tax levy
December 12, 2018 - 8:45am
City council approves spec building for movie theater; site location remains unknown
December 12, 2018 - 7:52am
Nobles County Recorder Lynn Wilson holds the plaque she received in recognition of her retirement at the end of this year. (Special to The Globe)
Nobles County recorder retiring
December 12, 2018 - 7:01am
December 11, 2018
City council approves spec building for movie theater
December 11, 2018 - 6:27am
December 10, 2018
Former U.S. representative and Secretary of Agriculture Bob Bergland, photographed near Roseau, Minn., in 2003, died Sunday at age 90. Photo by Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Minnesota legislator, ag leader Bob Bergland dies
December 10, 2018 - 4:54pm
December 9, 2018
Minnesota Capitol
2019 tax season likely won’t be too messy after all. But Minnesota’s code may still need a rewrite
December 9, 2018 - 6:05pm
Brainerd school posts anti-Trump meme to Facebook: Origin unknown, investigation underway
December 9, 2018 - 5:36pm
December 8, 2018
County presents 3 percent tax levy increase proposal
December 8, 2018 - 9:40am
Property bounded by the railroad, South Lake Street, Second Avenue and Eighth Street, currently a mix of B-2 (central business) and M-2 (general manufacturing) zones, would go to strictly B-2 under a Worthington Planning Commission recommendation.
City takes steps to reshape area near lake
December 8, 2018 - 8:52am