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Larger than life: Rukavina remembered for his accomplishments, big personality
Civil rights activist Gwendolyn Middlebrooks to visit Worthington Tuesday
Beekeeping class offered through Community Ed
Ellsworth adapts after loss of city hall in Tuesday fire
Effort under way to restore Cottonwood County’s historic Pat’s Grove stone house
Wild overcome adversity, earn hard-fought win over Blue Jackets
Bemidji State seals Hockey Day sweep: Driscoll, BSU blank Michigan Tech
Minnesota holds off Penn State at buzzer
Girls hockey: Trojans come close, but lose 3-2 to Minnesota River
UMD Bulldogs blank Miami once again for series sweep
Edgerton stirred up over rumors of Dollar General coming to town
Shopko closings not affecting local stores
Trump talks ag labor and trade at the American Farm Bureau Convention
Rail to Road facility may be operational by late February
PUC sets new standards for wind energy approval
Place a Business Announcement
Column: Education resources for parents
Aimlessly Navigating: Writing fulfills my childhood dream… apparently
Letter: December brings American Christmas traditions and cold
Letter: Defend the lives of the unborn, too
Letter: Time to send Grassley packing
Ann K. Petersen
Patricia "Pat" Rutgers
Mary Jo (Benson) Nelson
Resolve, revision of habits lead Murillo to healthier lifestyle
Disheveled Theologian: A history of piano lessons in 721 words
Disheveled Theologian: Light in the darkness
Hike the Wild series begins Jan. 22
Disheveled Theologian: A perspective of trust
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Elmer and Judy Brake
Air quality remains good in N.D./Minn.
MNIT seeks funds to protect Minnesotans' data
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
October 26, 2018
Minn. AG Swanson urges increase in penalties for texting while driving
PAUL — Attorney General Lori Swanson wants drivers to put down their cellphones when they’re behind the wheel.Swanson highlighted a report Friday, Oct. 26, that characterized distracted driving as a deadly epidemic. She noted that each year 50 Minnesotans, and more than 3,000...
October 26, 2018 - 7:11pm
September 12, 2018
Minnesota deputy survives head-on crash with alleged drunk driver
SAGINAW, Minn. -- A St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office patrol sergeant was struck head-on by an alleged drunk driver late Tuesday, Sept. 11,...
September 12, 2018 - 10:08am
September 2, 2018
Driving Miss Baby: Swift's confessions of a 14-year-old licensed driver
So my friend's son is studying for his driver's test. It's quite a process, which seems to involve written tests, fees, waiting periods and various...
September 2, 2018 - 9:52am
July 7, 2018
Commentary: Cognitively impaired older drivers add another threat for road users
Dear Carol: I read your column about a woman whose friend was getting lost when driving and she wondered about confronting her friend about possible...
July 7, 2018 - 9:40am
January 3, 2018
Traffic fatalities lowest in Minn. in nearly 75 years; ND and SD on downward swing, but steady last year
ST. PAUL—A preliminary figure released by the state on Wednesday indicates Minnesota experienced its lowest number of roadway fatalities...
January 3, 2018 - 9:49pm
October 8, 2017
BRAD DOKKEN COLUMN: Watch out for deer on the roads this fall
GRAND FORKS — A news release from State Farm insurance hit my inbox earlier this week, and it offered a timely reminder for all of us who...
October 8, 2017 - 7:50am
April 1, 2017
Unpaid tickets can be a 'debt trap'
ST. PAUL — For Carmen Mask, 2009 was a rough year. Mask and her husband divorced, her household income dropped from about $80,000 to $25,000 a year and she and her three sons moved from their St. Paul house to an apartment. While moving in an old van her ex had left her, a police...
April 1, 2017 - 6:27pm
April 12, 2016
Changing the ‘culture’ of texting and driving: Minnesota officers in crackdown
ST. PAUL — Just as the “culture” of driving while intoxicated has changed, Lt. Tiffani Nielson of the Minnesota State Patrol also would...
April 12, 2016 - 9:11pm
December 17, 2015
Driving course set for Jan. 11 at CAL
WORTHINGTON — The Minnesota Highway Safety Center will be offering a 55+ Driver Improvement Course from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Jan. 11 at the Center for Active Living, 211 11th St., Worthington. The course is open to the public, and pre-registration is requested. A Minnesota Highway...
December 17, 2015 - 8:37pm
October 5, 2015
Minnesota vs. North Dakota: States engage in friendly competition to keep eyes on the road
WORTHINGTON — Minnesota and North Dakota are engaging in a friendly border competition this week to garner the most pledges among drivers to keep their eyes on the road and not their phones. The pledge challenge is hosted by AT&T, the Minnesota Safety Council, the North Dakota...
October 5, 2015 - 8:24pm
July 16, 2015
Go Fund Me, family asks: Hakeneis looks online to raise funds for handicap-accessible van
FULDA — From the time he was born, Kevin Hakeneis of Fulda has been defying the odds with a determination to prove he can learn anything and...
July 16, 2015 - 8:04pm
June 1, 2015
Man using phone in fatal accident urges others to avoid his mistake
ST. PAUL — Chris Weber boiled down his life-changing decision 11 months ago to one question: “Is that cell phone worth more than the life...
June 1, 2015 - 5:41pm
April 16, 2015
Worthington man arrested on fifth DWI charge
WORTHINGTON — Worthington resident Ojulu Omot Ogala, 35, has been arrested on a charge of first-degree driving while intoxicated, a felony, following an incident that occurred late last week. The charge marks Ogala’s fifth DWI since 2005, according to court documents.
April 16, 2015 - 8:21pm
April 3, 2015
When teens crash cars, distractions usually to blame
FARGO — Distracted driving was a factor in almost 60 percent of all crashes by teenager drivers, four times as often as police reports indicated, according to a new study based on in-vehicle video recordings. But that doesn’t come as a surprise to law enforcement officials...
April 3, 2015 - 10:09pm
March 31, 2015
Nobles County forms Safe Roads Coalition
WORTHINGTON — Tuesday marked the first meeting of the Nobles County Safe Roads Coalition, an offshoot of the Traffic and Safety Committee. The Worthington City Council approved the formation of the Safe Roads Coalition in hopes that the coalition would be able to lessen the county’s...
March 31, 2015 - 9:34pm