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Data: May 24, 2019
Data: May 23, 2019
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
out and about
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
May 13, 2019
UPDATED 4:21 p.m.: Saturday morning rollover claims life of 20-year-old Heron Lake man
OKABENA — A one-vehicle rollover early Saturday morning in Jackson County claimed the life of a Heron Lake man. According to the Jackson County...
May 13, 2019 - 11:42am
February 22, 2019
Data: Feb. 23, 2019
Ambulance 8:57 a.m. Wednesday: 100 block of South Walnut Avenue, Luverne. 10:34 a.m. Wednesday: 900 block of East Dodge Street, Luverne. 5:28 a.m. Thursday: 700 block of West Main Street, Luverne. 9:37 a.m. Thursday: 700 block of Rock County 4, Beaver Creek.
February 22, 2019 - 8:52pm
November 3, 2018
Blood donation times scheduled
WORTHINGTON — The American Red Cross urges people to share their good health this holiday season by donating blood for patients in need. A decline in donations occurs from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day when donors are busy with holiday activities and travel. Medical conditions...
November 3, 2018 - 2:02pm
July 11, 2018
Data: July 12, 2018
Crashes WPD: 3:42 a.m. Wednesday, parking lot in 1700 block of Minnesota 60.
July 11, 2018 - 8:52pm
July 5, 2018
Data: July 6, 2018
Crashes WPD: 7:49 p.m. Tuesday, 1600 block of North Humiston Avenue.
July 5, 2018 - 8:52pm
July 3, 2018
Data: July 4, 2018
Ambulance 4:08 a.m. Tuesday: 1600 block of Clary Street, Worthington, man who had fallen and possibly cracked his ribs. Crashes NCSO: car-vs.-deer crash, 11:12 p.m. Monday, Roberts Avenue and 200th Avenue, Worthington. WPD: 2:05 p.m. Tuesday, Ryan’s Road. Police
July 3, 2018 - 8:52pm
February 21, 2018
Okabena Fire Department gets new truck
OKABENA — The Okabena Fire Department recently marked the purchase of a new fire truck thanks to a loan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Federated Rural Electric, Jackson.
February 21, 2018 - 10:29am
December 30, 2017
Pancake fundraiser set for Jan. 7
OKABENA — A pancake breakfast benefit event will take place from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 7 at Heron Lake-Okabena High School in Okabena. The event is being coordinated to offer assistance with medical expenses and other costs for the families of Shari Voit and Lynne DeRuyter, who...
December 30, 2017 - 10:31am
November 11, 2017
Large municipal liquor stores thrive, smaller stores a mixed bag in 2016
REGIONAL — A recent report from State Auditor Rebecca Otto found that large municipal liquor stores in southwest Minnesota did very well in 2016. Worthington brought in $460,363 in profits, Pipestone $149,826, Jackson $121,900, Windom $130,701 and Luverne $83,486. Each of the...
November 11, 2017 - 7:52am
July 4, 2017
Patriotism abounds in Okabena on Independence Day
July 4, 2017 - 8:12pm
June 26, 2017
Wedding reception led to 100 years of Post family’s farm ownership
OKABENA — In 1915, Lakefield residents Harm and Mary Post attended a wedding reception at the Milbrath farm in Section 18, Rost Township, Jackson...
June 26, 2017 - 2:47pm
April 13, 2017
Okabena to discuss future of bar and grill
OKABENA — The Corner Pocket Bar & Grill is the nesting place for Okabena residents who want a burger, cup of coffee, or even a Shirley Temple. It’s also the town’s municipal liquor store, offering on- and off-sale beer and liquor. The city will host a public meeting at...
April 13, 2017 - 7:01pm
February 20, 2017
Fire destroys vacant home near Okabena
OKABENA — The Brewster Fire and Rescue and Heron Lake Fire departments responded to a house fire Monday afternoon at 86806 340th Ave., west...
February 20, 2017 - 9:11pm
December 21, 2016
Letter: Why we should not eliminate the Electoral College
Our Founders in their infinite wisdom created the Electoral College to ensure the STATES were fairly represented. Why should one or two densely populated areas speak for the whole of the nation?The following list of statistics has been making the rounds on the Internet and it should...
December 21, 2016 - 7:31am
September 24, 2016
Currie State Bank, First State Bank of Okabena announce merger agreement
CURRIE -- Currie State Bank and the First State Bank of Okabena announce that they have entered into a definitive agreement in which First State Bank of Okabena will be merged into and become a branch of Currie State Bank pending regulatory approval.
September 24, 2016 - 1:53am