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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

Busing issues

August 30, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

New school year brings new transportation complaints from Worthington area families
WORTHINGTON In addition to homework and fall sports, the new school year has brought a plethora of busing issues for some District 518 families. Continue Reading

Ag industry facing challenges: Roads, surface rights important issues

August 3, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

As the fall elections draw near, southwest North Dakota has many issues it must face. The agricultural industry is booming, just like the oil industry, and its challenges are also developing. Continue Reading

Board: BP missed the big hazard issues in Gulf spill

July 24, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

HOUSTON (AP) BP and the drilling contractor that operated the ill-fated Deepwater Horizon were so focused on worker safety they didn’t do enough to prevent major hazards, such as the 2010 rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico that killed 11 people, federal investigators said Tuesday. Continue Reading

Few choices await voters on local ballots

June 10, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Voters in Griggs County will vote Tuesday on a $3.1 million bond issue to renovate and expand the historic county courthouse, the oldest such structure in North Dakota still used for county government. Continue Reading

Saving the soil

May 21, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

SWCD, NRCS available to help farmers with erosion issues
WORTHINGTON A wind advisory issued for today and a forecast for potentially heavy rains as early as Wednesday have the potential to wreak even more havoc on eroding topsoil across southwest Minnesota’s farmland. Continue Reading

CGMC issues proposal

January 16, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Coalition’s plan includes tax credits for businesses
ST. PAUL Businesses outside of the Twin Cities need a boost, the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities said, and the group is asking legislators and Gov. Mark Dayton to provide help. Continue Reading

City Council discusses housing issues

June 29, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON The Worthington City Council discussed public nuisance issues and possible rental housing ordinance amendments during a special Wednesday morning meeting. Continue Reading