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McMillan Street work beginning Tuesday
Minnesota Supreme Court upholds Worthington man’s criminal sexual conduct conviction
Female athlete advocate: Okabena native wins national award for online movement encouraging change
Marching bands preview music, shows at 6 p.m. Thursday at WMS
Worthington man charged with vehicle theft
Doug Wolter: Twins mashing it up in home run heaven
Legion baseball: Worthington hits the skids against Tracy
Wild GM on Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues: ‘Why can’t it be this team?’
Scott Rall: The Topeka shiner has a friend in USFWS
Junior Legion: Worthington collects 13 hits in 16-6 win over R-T-R
The Hut celebrates 50 years of business
Gordon part of trade mission to Colombia, Peru
Growing optimism: Dairy producers see glimmer of hope for milk prices
Split Rock Burgers & Brews makes splash over the weekend
Proposed Rock County solar farm now planned as two projects
Place a Business Announcement
Letter: Pyle mentioned Worthington man in book
Column: It’s definitely a busy summer for District 518
Letter: Let's celebrate older Americans daily
Column: A long thin line of personal anguish
Letter: Trip to Paris was a memorable experience
Becky L. Hollander-Crane
Janet Kay Allen
Lewis Adams Hudson
Disheveled Theologian: Serve as you are called to serve
Area family to lead GIRL POWERment camp
Sacred Heart Catholic Church undergoing extensive restoration project in advance of upcoming centennial
The tick-tock of the clock: Worthington man’s collection soothes the soul
Love, American style: Long-distance year to end in August nuptials
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Ralph and Ardella Schroeder
Virgil and Sylvia Richter
Alphonse and Donna Menke
Air quality remains good in N.D./Minn.
MNIT seeks funds to protect Minnesotans' data
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
June 8, 2019
Ag roundtable addresses regional concerns
LUVERNE — District 22 Sen. Bill Weber (R-Luverne), District 22A Rep. Joe Schomacker (R-Luverne) and U.S. Rep. Jim Hagedorn of Minnesota’s...
June 8, 2019 - 8:15am
May 22, 2019
Legislative deadline has passed, but bills haven’t yet
ST. PAUL — Ideological differences in Minnesota’s divided government proved a high hurdle to jump Monday, as the House and the Senate failed...
May 22, 2019 - 7:15am
April 27, 2019
House passes lengthy health and human services bill
PAUL — After more than nine hours of debate, the Minnesota House of Representatives passed the omnibus health and human services bill Thursday night. The bill proposes a host of changes, including an additional $128.64 million spending increase.
April 27, 2019 - 10:15am
March 16, 2019
State legislative deadline calls for action
ST. PAUL — Friday was the first legislative deadline of the 2019 session, meaning that any bills read in a general House or Senate session must have been approved by a majority vote in their chamber of origin. Plenty of bills made the deadline and will move forward, and others...
March 16, 2019 - 10:43am
March 13, 2019
ERA proposal passes in House, moves to Senate
ST. PAUL — A bill has passed in the Minnesota House of Representatives that proposes an Equal Rights Amendment to the state constitution reading, “Equality under the law shall not be abridged or denied on account of gender.” During discussion on the House floor Thursday, some...
March 13, 2019 - 9:00am
Schomacker proposes new tax bill
ST. PAUL — District 22A Rep. Joe Schomacker, R-Luverne, has co-authored a bipartisan bill that would bring Minnesota tax law into conformity...
February 13, 2019 - 9:00am
February 6, 2019
Schomacker supports tax exemption for fire, EMS supplies
ST. PAUL — District 22A Rep. Joe Schomacker, R-Luverne, sat in session on the Minnesota House of Representatives Taxes Committee last week...
February 6, 2019 - 10:42am
Schomacker opposes opioid reform bill in House committee
ST. PAUL — District 22A Rep. Joe Schomacker, R-Luverne, voted Jan. 31 against bill HF400, which seeks to reform prevention and treatment for opioid addiction in Minnesota. The Minnesota House of Representatives Health and Human Services Policy Committee convened to discuss the bill...
February 6, 2019 - 9:01am
February 2, 2019
Kuhle participates in CGMC event
WORTHINGTON — Worthington Mayor Mike Kuhle traveled to the state Capitol on Wednesday to attend Legislative Action Day, an event hosted by...
February 2, 2019 - 8:52am
January 30, 2019
State legislators visit with constituents in Worthington
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce’s Government Affairs Committee hosted a Legislative Coffee on Saturday morning during which District 22 Sen. Bill Weber, District 22A Rep. Joe Schomacker and District 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton reported on their recent activities,...
January 30, 2019 - 7:30am
January 26, 2019
Schomacker hopes to expand rural water system
ST. PAUL — District 22A Rep. Joe Schomacker, R-Luverne, is sponsoring legislation that would expand the Red Rock Rural Water System into northeast...
January 26, 2019 - 12:31pm
November 6, 2018
Hamilton, Schomacker cruise to House victories
Southwest Minnesota lawmakers Rod Hamilton (R-Mountain Lake) and Joe Schomacker (R-Luverne) were both re-elected Tuesday to their respective...
November 6, 2018 - 10:57pm
October 27, 2018
Kaufman, Schomacker in race for District 22A seat
The following two candidates will appear on the ballot in the race to represent Minnesota House District 22A: Maxwell Kaufman
October 27, 2018 - 11:01am
September 8, 2018
State legislative debates to air Thursday
GRANITE FALLS — Pioneer Public Television will be airing two back-to-back debates on Thursday, Sept. 13. The first will be between Minnesota House District 22A candidates Joe Schomacker, R-Luverne, and Maxwell Kaufman, DFL-Fulda, at 7 p.m. Immediately following, Minnesota House...
September 8, 2018 - 6:50am
June 1, 2018
Letter: Vetoes mean region loses out in many ways
With Gov. Mark Dayton’s vetoes of the supplemental budget bill and the tax conformity/school funding bill, it is regrettable that the governor passed on the opportunity to enact bipartisan bills. The governor’s actions mean Minnesota has failed to enact the first income tax...
June 1, 2018 - 10:51pm