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2013 tax levy precertification approved

September 10, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON A pre-certification for the 2013 tax levy increase of 2 percent was approved by the Worthington City Council during its Monday night meeting. Continue Reading

Permit approved for county’s largest cattle barn

June 28, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON The Nobles County Planning and Zoning Commission approved five requests for conditional use permits at its Wednesday night meeting, which will result in the expansion of existing swine, beef and dairy feeding operations near Ellsworth, Adrian, Wilmont and Worthington. Continue Reading

Redistricting approved in Jackson

April 24, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

New plan will go into effect June 1
JACKSON The Jackson County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a redistricting plan during its regular board meeting Tuesday to rectify the current map that is out of compliance following the 2010 census. Continue Reading

Redistricting lines are approved

April 17, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Nobles County Commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved a redistricting plan that looks most similar to the district boundaries currently utilized leaving four commissioner districts to serve portions of the city of Worthington. Continue Reading

Permits approved for new swine nursery in Grand Prairie Township

April 12, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON The Nobles County Planning Commission approved a conditional use permit Wednesday night for Sy Lonneman & Sons, Adrian, to construct an 80- by 124-foot total confinement barn to house 2,000 head of nursery pigs in the northeast quarter of Section 1, Grand Prairie Township. The barn, to be constructed with a concrete pit below, will be located to the east of two existing barns. Continue Reading

Senate approves voter photo identification

March 23, 2012 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL Showing photo identification before voting may be inconvenient, but the senator sponsoring a proposal to require voter photo ID says it is worth it.
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Multi-county drug court approved

November 21, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON The Minnesota Judicial Council unanimously approved the implementation of the Cottonwood-Murray-Nobles-Pipestone-Rock Drug Court (CMNPR) Thursday, with a targeted capacity of 20 adults. Continue Reading

Lynch Livestock plans move

August 25, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

Permit request approved despite opposition
WORTHINGTON The Nobles County Planning Commission Wednesday night approved the first step in the permitting process for Lynch Livestock to move from its present site along Worthington’s southeast beltline to a new location along Minnesota 60, northeast of Worthington. Continue Reading

Obama approves Minnesota disaster aid, some west central Minn. counties included

May 11, 2011 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL — President Barack Obama has declared 20 Minnesota counties major disaster areas, making federal aid available to help areas affected by spring flooding.
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Senate passes 9-11 responders aid package

December 22, 2010 in West Central Tribune

WASHINGTON After a last-minute compromise, the Senate passed legislation today to provide up to $4.2 billion in new aid to survivors of the September 2001 terrorism attack on the World Trade Center and responders who became ill working in its ruins.
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