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Voters decide against voter ID

November 6, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL — Minnesota voters do not want to prove who they are.
Forty-six percent of voters Tuesday wanted to amend the state Constitution to require a photo ID before voting, but 50 percent was needed. Continue Reading

GOP: Ritchie campaigns against amendment

October 4, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie uses state funds to campaign against a proposed constitutional amendment that would require voters to show photographic identification, two Republican state senators allege in a complaint filed Thursday. Continue Reading

GOP to back suit against day care union vote

December 1, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL A Republican-controlled Senate committee voted 6-1 to support a lawsuit challenging Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton’s decision to order an election to allow in-home child care provider unions. Continue Reading

Fishing against the wind

November 14, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

Blustery winds containing a cold bite and harshly crashing waves didn’t stop several area fishermen from doing a bit of angling Monday afternoon on Lake Okabena. Winds are forecasted to blow again today and reach gusts of possibly 40 mph. Continue Reading

Middle school joins the fight against cancer

October 12, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON A sea of pink was evident Wednesday as students made their way to get their lunch trays in the Worthington Middle School cafeteria. Continue Reading

Lakefield not so ‘chili’

February 7, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

LAKEFIELD It’ll be a hot time in the old town of Lakefield for chili cooks and chili tasters involved in the upcoming sixth annual Kids Against Hunger Chili Cook-Off.
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Man faces charges for incident with gun and sheriff’s deputies

August 5, 2010 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Kenneth Alvin Christensen, 56, of Paynesville, made his first court appearance Thursday on three felony charges for allegedly pointing a gun at a sheriff’s deputy Monday evening.
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