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MnDOT to install safety measures at stop lights
W-WG’s robotics team battles for second-place finish at state competition
County awards bid for government center landscaping fixes
Prep softball: Section tournaments begin
Prep softball: WHS still alive in Section 2AAA
Prep baseball: RCW edges Adrian 3-1
Section 3A tennis: Three entries from WHS, two from LHS advance
Prep golf: Weg, Boever advance in Section 3AA
Xcel plans to be coal-free by 2030
ECHO recognized for 25 years of membership
Crossroads Care Center getting new focus
Van Waus is Sanford Worthington’s Employee of the Year
Farmers under pressure
Place a Business Announcement
Time for Moore: Picture this -- graduation
Column: Combating senior fraud
Column: Interest continues to build in Teacher Pathway program
Column: Medicare for All becomes Medicare for None
Tales from the Chief: Taking the wheel on 'Freedom to Drive'
Shirley Ann Bramstedt
Loie R. Grandprey
Mayor honors efforts in nursing homes
Disheveled Theologian: The cone of shame
Kennecke speaks on opioid abuse at 'Living Your Best Life
Disheveled Theologian: That moment when ...
WHS Prom 2019
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Vern & Marilyn
Steve and Diane
Jack and LaVonne Slater
Jack and LaVonne Slater
Air quality remains good in N.D./Minn.
MNIT seeks funds to protect Minnesotans' data
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
December 5, 2013
Column: 'SNAP' decision would increase hunger
By NAN MADDEN, Minnesota Budget Project Nearly six years ago, America suffered a historic financial crisis that led to the most serious economic downturn since the Great Depression. Millions of Americans — including thousands of Minnesotans — lost their jobs and incomes, their...
December 5, 2013 - 12:12pm
Letter: In support of the '5 percent campaign'
By District 22A Rep. Joe Schomacker, R-Luverne I’m excited to be an ardent and eager supporter of the grassroots campaign to increase funding for the disability community and older adults, known as “The 5 Percent Campaign.” I was also the chief author for a legislative long-term...
December 5, 2013 - 12:08pm
December 2, 2013
Column: More problems with Obamacare than just website
By MIKE HICKEY, National Federation of Independent Businesses ST. PAUL — Now that Obamacare has taken effect and is rolling out, we are seeing all sorts of significant problems with the new law. This goes way beyond the website problems: n Preliminary analyses of recently...
December 2, 2013 - 1:51pm
November 29, 2013
Random act of kindness event goes international
By KATRINA STYX, Forum News Service HASTINGS — It started about 16 years ago. Rindy Gahnz was living in Chicago at the time and was on...
November 29, 2013 - 9:08pm
November 28, 2013
As others see it: Review Senate building deal
The Free Press of Mankato A new $90 million Minnesota Senate office building that escaped a rigorous public vetting process before its approval last year should be slowed or halted until it can be reviewed by the Legislature and garner public support. The project was, according...
November 28, 2013 - 9:23pm
November 21, 2013
Column: Saving money and improving the environment
By MINNESOTA DISTRICT 66 SEN. JOHN MARTY ROSEVILLE — In Sauk Rapids and Minneapolis and many other communities, weekly garbage collection means a single garbage truck goes down every residential street to pick up garbage. In contrast, other Minnesota communities have four...
November 21, 2013 - 11:06am
November 15, 2013
Political reaction changed mind on sex offenders
By DON DAVIS, Forum News Service ST. PAUL — Politics made him do it. In essence, that is the reason Gov. Mark Dayton gave for putting the brakes on further sex offender releases. “We are facing this decision together,” the Democratic governor said, while blasting House...
November 15, 2013 - 9:34pm
November 11, 2013
Column: Minnesota needs a farm bill now
By MIKE CHRISTOPHERSON, Crookston Daily Times CROOKSTON — This fall, Congress has an important opportunity to create jobs and grow the economy by passing a long-term, comprehensive Food, Farm and Jobs Bill. The Farm Bill impacts every American, every day by providing a wide...
November 11, 2013 - 9:36am
November 8, 2013
House group hears regional bonding requests during Worthington visit
WORTHINGTON —Three out of four times, Rep. Alice Hausman has to say no. The chair person of the Minnesota House of Representatives Capital...
November 8, 2013 - 9:56pm
November 6, 2013
Column: One session doesn't deter - or derail - our economy
By DAVID C. OLSON, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s economy has been receiving high marks lately. Unemployment is dropping, and tax collections were up in FY 2012-13. We moved to No. 8 on Forbes’ annual list of Best States for Business, up markedly...
November 6, 2013 - 3:29pm
Letter: Taxes being unfairly sought from nonprofit
By Gary G. Prins and Dennis Luitjens, Worthington In Worthington, there is a race track located at the Nobles County Fairgrounds. This track was not in use and grew up in weeds. In the fall of 2003, there was a public meeting at the Elks Club with the help of Worthington Mayor...
November 6, 2013 - 3:24pm
November 5, 2013
Letter: Government costs going up, not down
By Beth Kadoun, Director, Tax and Fiscal Policy, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce Minnesota’s price of government is increasing, which is not quite clear in the Oct. 31 story, “Minnesota ‘price of government’ expected to drop.” The price was estimated at 14.7 percent before...
November 5, 2013 - 2:29pm
Column: Candidate - Obamacare must go
By JIM HAGEDORN BLUE EARTH — The Obamacare rollout has begun and the early results are less than exemplary. I will not mince words; Obamacare is an unmitigated disaster. The well-documented bureaucratic bungling and serious implementation problems currently embarrassing...
November 5, 2013 - 2:27pm
October 29, 2013
Column: Working to protect Minnesota seniors
By U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar WASHINGTON — For Duluth resident Peggy Hiestand-Harri, it all started when her mother received repeated phone calls promising a Mercedes Benz that would be shipped to her if she would first wire money to Jamaica. Over time these criminals were able...
October 29, 2013 - 10:21am
October 25, 2013
Money needed before new taxes can disappear
By DON DAVIS, Forum News Service BLOOMINGTON — Many Minnesota lawmakers from both political parties want to erase some newly enacted business taxes off the state books, but there is no guarantee that will happen next year. “It’s finding the money,” House Tax Chairwoman...
October 25, 2013 - 8:27pm