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North Hennepin Community College selects interim president
Heron Lake J-turn demonstration is June 29
VA to pay disability benefits to ‘blue water’ vets
Worthington man charged with identity theft
Windom man convicted of sexually assaulting toddler
The Drill: Leadership is the key for Luverne baseball excellence
Doug Wolter: Spring season started badly, ended beautifully
Girls softball: Summer leagues feature players 8-18
Wild’s Jason Zucker will always call Minnesota home. His late friend Tucker Helstrom made sure of that.
All-Big South baseball: Worthington's Will Brandner selected
Pelican Cove now open at Lake Shetek Lodge
Most Minnesota farmers achieve buffer compliance, even as resentment lingers
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
Place a Business Announcement
Editorial: Firefighting effort is all about teamwork
Tales from the Chief: A look back at the office
Letter: Pyle mentioned Worthington man in book
Column: It’s definitely a busy summer for District 518
Letter: Let's celebrate older Americans daily
Linda Lee McCord
Gladys Jeanette Herding
Tucker Kenneth Marten
First 'Flower Power' winner of summer named
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
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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
October 2, 2016
Minnesota voters will decide legislative pay issue this year
ST. PAUL — Christine Leitner of St. Paul showed up on the very first day the Ramsey County elections office opened for voting to cast her ballot since she’ll be vacationing out-of-state on Election Day. “I wanted to get it done as soon as possible so I didn’t forget,” she...
October 2, 2016 - 10:10pm
‘Do-nothing session’ could change control of MN Legislature
ST. PAUL — Motorists heading out of Willmar to St. Cloud or the Twin Cities can expect a couple of traffic jams. Minnesota 23 is a modern, four-lane road until it hits New London, then it bottlenecks down to two lanes to Paynesville, squeezing trucks, commuters and tourists into...
October 2, 2016 - 8:47pm
September 23, 2016
It took DNA to crack the Jacob Wetterling case
ST. CLOUD — The envelope arrived without much fanfare, inside it the results of another DNA test from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. Scientists there likely didn't recognize the names: Jared Scheierl and Danny Heinrich. The envelope that Stearns County Sheriff's...
September 23, 2016 - 10:00pm
Missing for 27 years, Jacob Wetterling’s disappearance remained a mystery
ST. CLOUD — The question lingered for nearly 27 years. Investigators internalized it. Patty Wetterling repeated it hundreds, perhaps thousands, of times. Central Minnesotans discussed it over lunch, at festivals and coffee shops, during holiday weekends, longing for an answer. "Where's...
September 23, 2016 - 10:00pm
Dakota Access buys land near encampment where tribe claims sacred sites disturbed
BISMARCK – The company building the Dakota Access Pipeline has purchased 20 parcels of land totaling more than 7,000 acres north of where protesters of the four-state oil pipeline are encamped on federally owned land and where the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe claims sacred sites were...
September 23, 2016 - 9:14pm
September 22, 2016
Native American tribes bring Dakota pipeline fight to Congress
WASHINGTON — Native American tribes took their fight to Washington on Thursday, Sept. 22, to stop development of a $3.7 billion oil pipeline, as Democrats in the U.S. Congress urged the federal government to scrap construction permits and reconsider the project. Representative Raul...
September 22, 2016 - 8:21pm
September 11, 2016
North Dakota oil pipeline delays could hit producers, shippers
NEW YORK -- With the U.S. government siding in favor of Native American protests against a key North Dakota pipeline, local oil producers and shippers are facing the possibility of greater delays in getting a quick route to ship oil to the Gulf of Mexico.On Friday, following ongoing...
September 11, 2016 - 9:44pm
June 1, 2016
Dayton signs Mille Lacs economic stimulus into law: Outlook for proposed DNR facility less rosy
MILLE LACS — The supplemental budget bill Gov. Mark Dayton signed Wednesday contains two provisions for the struggling Mille Lacs tourism industry.
June 1, 2016 - 10:01pm
May 15, 2016
State education commissioner a finalist for Minneapolis superintendency
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius has been named one of two finalists for the superintendency of Minneapolis Public Schools. A selection committee, which made the announcement Friday, said Ed Graff, the superintendent of schools in Anchorage, Alaska,...
May 15, 2016 - 9:15pm
May 5, 2016
GOP defeats Senate bonding bill
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Legislature is in limbo after Thursday’s narrow defeat of a major issue on the table this year.
May 5, 2016 - 8:16pm
May 2, 2016
State Trooper helps deliver baby beside I-90
WORTHINGTON — A Minnesota State Patrol officer helped deliver a baby Sunday evening along Interstate 90. Minnesota State Patrol Trooper James...
May 2, 2016 - 8:39pm
April 18, 2016
D-G-F waits to revive school construction issue: Two decisions from state legislature needed
DILWORTH — Planning for another school construction vote in the Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton School District is on hold until the Legislature decides on “two critical components” in coming weeks, Superintendent Bryan Thygeson said.
April 18, 2016 - 6:34am
April 13, 2016
Let’s get down to business: Minnesota lawmakers ready to zero in on budget specifics
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislators are ready to put specific numbers to their budget plans, which so far mostly have been generic rhetoric.
April 13, 2016 - 9:22pm
April 11, 2016
Cuate qualifies for state at Section 2AA speech
WORTHINGTON — Worthington High School (WHS) senior Karina Cuate was the lone WHS state speech qualifier at the Section 2AA speech tournament Saturday at Hutchinson. It’s a three-peat for Cuate, who qualified for the state meet in each of the past two years as well. Cuate participates...
April 11, 2016 - 10:24pm
March 23, 2016
Seat belts and roll bars: State legislation would help farmers make tractors safer
ST. PAUL — Minnesota farmers driving 86,000 tractors do not have adequate safety equipment, some state lawmakers say, so legislation is being...
March 23, 2016 - 7:48pm