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Restorative justice evolves to help kids in difficult times-Part Two

December 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

In Part 1 of our series on the Restorative Justice program in Carlton County “Changing lives together” in the Dec. 4 issue of the Pine Journal, we looked at the story of two teenage boys who broke into a home and a camper looking for drugs or mon…continue reading on

The race debate continues

November 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

Discussion of a Cloquet High School pep rally skit earlier this month that sparked debate over alleged racist attitudes continued at Monday’s Cloquet School Board meeting.

In contrast to the meeting two weeks ago when several parents and commun…continue reading on

Opponent sees Franken as yes-man

October 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — U.S. Sen. Al Franken’s Republican opponent says that in five years in the U.S. Senate Franken has become the poster child for a do-nothing, superpartisan Congress.

Franken disputes the portrait painted by first-time candidate Mike M…continue reading on

Community forums hosted at WHS

September 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Worthington District 518 school board candidates met with voters Monday evening to answer questions during a Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce-sponsored candidate forum.

Four individuals are vying for three positions on the boar…continue reading on

Lake Park takes first steps to address housing

June 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

LAKE PARK, Iowa — The community of Lake Park is in the midst of assessing properties and compiling applications after being awarded a $246,000 Community Development Block Grant from the Iowa Economic Development Authority to target housing rehabili…continue reading on

Library issue pulled from ballot

June 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — In unanimous agreement Tuesday morning, Nobles County commissioners voted to ask the city of Worthington not to include a referendum on November’s ballot seeking the public’s support to use Worthington’s former pool site for pot…continue reading on

County approves material storage yard for pipeline company

May 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

There was not only an elephant in the room at Tuesday’s Carlton County Board meeting, but there were a whole lot of visitors who never said a word about it.

The extra folks in the room were representatives of the North Dakota Pipeline Company (a…continue reading on

Walz covers issues in visit to Worthington

March 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Tim Walz said things are starting to warm a little bit — and the U.S. Representative from Minnesota wasn’t only talking about the weather.

“The one thing I would say is it appears over the last several months, there is maybe …continue reading on

‘Buyer Beware’: Dickinson couple, developer face ‘nightmare’ with new construction

December 3, 2013 in Uncategorized

Andrea Thernes and her fiance, Joe Couillard, knew their home was the one for them when they saw it earlier this year. The six-bedroom, three-bathroom new construction in The Highlands development on Dickinson’s south side seemed like the perfect f…continue reading on

Moving forward on local housing

December 18, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Commissioner of Housing to visit Worthington today
WORTHINGTON Having a lack of housing has been an issue for the city of Worthington for a long time. Continue Reading

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