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4 popular Minn. Democratic bills that may not become law this year
Windom bike recycling program returns
GreenTouch spruce-up day set at Kilen Woods
Monument hosting night sky event on April 27
Smart Driver classes set for next week
Blue Mound Figure Skaters take first place at Minneshowdown
Wolter/Hagen column: NFL draft full of dreams, opportunities, and potential pitfalls
Les Knutson: The Maris light still shines bright
College softball: New Lady Jays coach already looking ahead to next year
Scott Rall: Recycling options exist for old sporting stuff
Gayle Siebenbruner joins Legacy Financial Partners
Nation's largest farm toy store attracts customers for miles
Simply Sweet Cheesecake is busy and booming in Lakefield
Sap to syrup: Volunteers tap in Minnesota park’s maple trees
Minnesota Chamber of Commerce criticizes Walz’s proposed budget
Place a Business Announcement
Letter: A thank-you to the linemen crews
Column: Updates are planned and on the way for District 518
Letter: Time to ask for a Constitutional Convention
Letter: More information sought, and needed, on bill
Letter: Historic Dayton House a hidden treasure in Worthington
Vera Marie Chmela
Kenneth "Ken" Winker
Donald George Jensen
Local pool players take first in Mankato tourney
Disheveled Theologian: The last seven words of Christ -- reunion
Crosses on Ocheyedan Mound a symbol of the season
Refreshed condo satisfies Lowes
Kremer keeps building a successful business
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Robert (Bob) Shore
Emil & Betty Czepa
Air quality remains good in N.D./Minn.
MNIT seeks funds to protect Minnesotans' data
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
April 13, 2018
Count shows increase in SD homeless
MITCHELL, S.D.—The 2018 Statewide Point-in-Time Homeless Count taken Jan. 23 found 1,159 homeless individuals in South Dakota, an increase from the 955 counted in 2017. This year in Davison County, 11 people met the criteria to be considered homeless, and all of them were in...
April 13, 2018 - 7:49pm
December 8, 2017
Somali refugee aims to help Minnesotans better understand their plight
BRAINERD, Minn.—Somalis in Minnesota often find themselves misunderstood, but one young refugee hopes to help change that.
December 8, 2017 - 9:57am
July 19, 2017
Minn. woman overcomes learning curve to win 2 national academic awards
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Just three years after moving from China to Osakis while still learning the intricacies of the English language, Merry...
July 19, 2017 - 10:40am
June 6, 2017
Weaving kindness: Local woman makes comfort dolls for kids entering emergency foster care
WORTHINGTON — Myra Palmer was scrolling through Pinterest, an online idea-sharing program, one night when she discovered Dude Dolls, cute and...
June 6, 2017 - 9:01pm
May 9, 2017
Widboom is finalist for $10,000 donation
INDIANAPOLIS — A Worthington farmer and the Worthington Area YMCA are seeking voters’ support in order to make a difference in the community. Matt Widboom is one of 10 finalists in the Power to Do More contest sponsored by Resicore corn herbicide from Dow AgroSciences. In his...
May 9, 2017 - 4:33pm
March 24, 2017
Remarkable recovery: A combined 14 surgeries later, Bart and Sherry DeBoer share tale of crash with suspected drunk driver
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — There are moments that change a person’s life. Moments that — for better or for worse — are unforgettable. Moments...
March 24, 2017 - 9:14pm
March 10, 2017
Okabena woman feeling better inside and out after gastric sleeve surgery
WORTHINGTON — Nearly two years ago, Connie Busswitz followed through with a surgery that has made her a markedly different person both inside...
March 10, 2017 - 7:50pm
February 24, 2017
Luverne native succeeding as professional mountain bike racer
WORTHINGTON — Perhaps it’s not surprising that a woman who grew up near the quartzite cliffs of Blue Mounds State Park would eventually crave...
February 24, 2017 - 10:41pm
February 17, 2017
At 102, Eleanore Ebeling enjoys a sharp mind -- and daily exercise, too
WORTHINGTON — A little more than a month ago, Eleanore Ebeling marked another birthday. It was her 102nd.
February 17, 2017 - 9:09pm
December 9, 2016
Teacher and traveler: Makela has found home in Worthington after instructing students in far-flung locales
WORTHINGTON — Erin Makela has gotten an education pretty much wherever she’s traveled. Considering the traveling she has done, her life...
December 9, 2016 - 10:02pm
December 2, 2016
Change maker: Kevin Donovan pushes Worthington, and himself, to succeed
WORTHINGTON — Go ahead. Tell Kevin Donovan “no,” or that something can’t be done, or that he isn’t the man to do it. Then sit back,...
December 2, 2016 - 8:47pm
November 18, 2016
Helping in Haiti: Avera nurse practitioner offers medical assistance in island nation
WORTHINGTON -- For Greta Martin, traveling to Haiti this past September was an experience she can’t wait to repeat next spring. She has just...
November 18, 2016 - 10:28pm
Worthington's Holiday Parade postponed
WORTHINGTON -- Worthington’s Holiday Parade that was scheduled for Friday evening has been postponed due to weather. The parade is now scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29 in downtown Worthington. All events scheduled in conjunction with the parade will be taking place.
November 18, 2016 - 9:35am
November 4, 2016
People behind the polls: Pillar of democracy upheld by election judges
“I…..solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will perform the duties of election judge according to law and the best of my ability and will diligently...
November 4, 2016 - 9:53pm
October 28, 2016
A shoebox surprise: As a refugee, Maylary Htoo Apolo received gifts from Operation Christmas Child. Now, she’s helping the cause
WORTHINGTON -- When you live in a refugee camp for 20 years, surprises don’t often come in colorful green and red boxes, filled with toys and...
October 28, 2016 - 9:48pm