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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 15, 2018
Small-town Minnesota government unresponsive to records request after open-meetings controversy
ROOSEVELT, Minn.—Half a month after a small-town City Council member in northern Minnesota allegedly threatened a reporter during a public meeting, the investigation is still open and council members have dodged phone calls and an open records request. At the Oct. 1 Roosevelt...
October 15, 2018 - 9:46pm
October 6, 2018
Minnesota reporter says she was threatened by council member
ROOSEVELT, Minn. — A northwest Minnesota reporter said she was threatened during a Roosevelt City Council meeting Monday, Oct. 1, after...
October 6, 2018 - 6:01am
September 20, 2018
Experienced watchdog journalist hired to cover Minnesota government for Forum News Service
ST. PAUL — An experienced political reporter who grew up in Minnesota has been selected as the Forum News Service’s state government reporter....
September 20, 2018 - 8:12am
April 14, 2018
AgweekTV: Combatting farmer suicide
Farm groups and mental health professionals are concerned over the high suicide rate among farmers. Watch the full episode of AgweekTV on Agweek.com...
April 14, 2018 - 8:30am
August 16, 2017
Do you pay for local journalism? Today's blank front page draws attention to importance of local news
Ann Daley needs to know the "full skinny" about what is happening in her community. So she turns to her local newspaper for everything from...
August 16, 2017 - 6:54am
Whiteout front page draws attention to importance of local news
Ann Daley needs to know the "full skinny" about what is happening in her community. So she turns to her local newspaper for everything from city council decisions to where there is a taco feed. "It is local events that I like to know about," the 86-year-old woman said about what she...
August 16, 2017 - 6:25am
April 27, 2016
Sietsema named as James Beard recipient: Renowned Washington Post food critic has local roots
NEW YORK — During the 2016 James Beard Foundation Book, Broadcast and Journalism Awards ceremony Tuesday night in New York, Tom Sietsema was...
April 27, 2016 - 8:51pm
September 24, 2015
Potter to present 'The Cost of War'
WINDOM — A Windom High School graduate will return to her hometown Thursday to present “The Cost of War,” featuring images she’s captured...
September 24, 2015 - 11:59am
June 26, 2012
Column: Essentiality of journalism
MIAMI -- In 2005 when their city drowned, the staff of the New Orleans Times-Picayune stayed in it longer than common sense and simple prudence would dictate. People who had lost homes, loved ones, and their city itself concentrated on gathering the news and putting it out. They finally...
June 26, 2012 - 12:00am
July 22, 2011
Column: Another blow to journalism's image
MIAMI -- This used to be a noble profession. Still is, to tell you the truth. To hear an editor debate whether a story is fair to some deplorable individual most would consider unworthy of the effort or to watch a reporter rush toward danger to tell a story that needs telling is...
July 22, 2011 - 12:00am
November 5, 2009
Column: A matter of responsibility and fairness
WORTHINGTON -- Sometimes, there can be a fine line between reporting the news and reporting the news responsibly. Reporting factual information is one thing. Reporting an unattributed accusation, or a rumor, is another. I bring this up because of an article that appeared in the...
November 5, 2009 - 12:00am
May 14, 2009
Brief: Fornoff to attend media conference
WORTHINGTON -- Marcheta "Maggie" Fornoff, a senior at Worthington High School, has been selected to represent Minnesota as a National Youth Correspondent to the 2009 Washington Journalism and Media Conference at George Mason University in July. She will complete a weeklong, intensive...
May 14, 2009 - 4:26pm
August 6, 2008
Editorial: Shield law should have passed
The U.S. Senate's version of the Free Flow of Information Act was stalled last week in Washington, and it seems that action came for no good reason. According to a press release issued by the Society of Professional Journalists, the act -- also known as the federal media shield law...
August 6, 2008 - 12:00am