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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
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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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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
Lakes association to ask county for lake improvements
SLAYTON — The Shetek Area Lakes Association (SALA) presented plans for preventing future flooding at its annual meeting Saturday. SALA, which began hosting monthly board meetings in January, has already grown to more than 300 members. Board members organized the association in response...
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May 11, 2019
Counties tally up storm damage estimates for FEMA
WORTHINGTON — Individuals with the state’s Homeland Security Emergency Management office and officials with the Federal Emergency Management...
May 11, 2019 - 7:00am
March 13, 2019
Rain, melting snow makes flooding likely this week
WORTHINGTON — It’s safe that many are more than ready for winter’s farewell, but they’d best be ready to greet the type of conditions that come with more spring-like weather. A flood watch for southwest Minnesota and northwest Iowa was in effect for 7 a.m. today through...
March 13, 2019 - 6:50am
February 20, 2019
A well-managed disaster: Cottonwood County’s emergency manager earns state award
MINNEAPOLIS — Cottonwood County Emergency Management Director Paul Johnson had one crazy summer. That might be oversimplifying the amount of...
February 20, 2019 - 5:50am
September 12, 2018
After flooding, Lake Shetek residents take future into their own hands
LAKE SHETEK — For many homeowners in the kakes area of northern Murray County, flooding in June and July was a wake-up call. When storms hit...
September 12, 2018 - 8:45am
August 8, 2018
UPDATE: Gov. Dayton requests $21 million in disaster aid; $1.9 million for Murray County
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Wednesday requested more than $21 million in federal assistance to 29 counties and three Tribal Nations...
August 8, 2018 - 11:32am
July 18, 2018
Nobles County private property owners asked to report flood damage
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County Emergency Management is collecting information from private property owners (homes and businesses) that received major damage from the heavy rains in June. In the event that any assistance programs become available, the information is needed to see if...
July 18, 2018 - 2:38pm
July 14, 2018
Spillway structure at Prairie View fails during deluge; fault being determined
WORTHINGTON — Heavy rains and fast-moving waters have caused significant damage to the new spillway built last fall on the former Prairie View...
July 14, 2018 - 10:15am
July 11, 2018
Region bands together during recent flooding disaster
REGIONAL — It’s been a rough couple of weeks for southwest Minnesota communities inundated by rising waters on the Des Moines River. Throughout...
July 11, 2018 - 9:30am
Enough already: Continuous rains hampering crop development
WORTHINGTON — From snowstorms in April to floods in June and July, southwest Minnesota farmers have had their share of weather woes this growing...
July 11, 2018 - 7:15am
Nearing the clear: Des Moines River cresting behind, waters begin receding
REGIONAL — Communities in southwest Minnesota can’t catch a break. Another rainstorm fell Tuesday through many municipalities already suffering...
July 11, 2018 - 7:00am
July 9, 2018
Des Moines River crests in Jackson; visiting political leaders pledge support
JACKSON – Rapid currents, whirlpool culverts and baseball fields and park equipment swimming in a pool of river water. The Monday scene in...
July 9, 2018 - 4:31pm
July 8, 2018
Windom experiences near-record flooding; Klobuchar and Peterson pay Sunday visit
WINDOM — One more rainfall event could push the Des Moines River to a level this community hasn’t experienced in nearly 50 years. That’s...
July 8, 2018 - 3:38pm
July 7, 2018
Damage estimates continue to mount in region
REGIONAL — Gov. Mark Dayton on Thursday issued an executive order declaring a state of emergency for 36 Minnesota counties, including all six...
July 7, 2018 - 7:21am
July 6, 2018
‘It’s a catastrophe’: Dayton, Smith visit Murray County as officials begin to address flood damage
SLAYTON — Throughout Murray County, flooding caused by multiple rainstorms is worse than anyone ever imagined. In Slayton, semis, vans, U-Haul...
July 6, 2018 - 5:44pm