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Data: 03/24/2011 Press Pass Archive

Tyler woman charged with arson in Pipestone County fire Press Pass Archive

Tyler woman charged with arson in Pipestone County fire

PIPESTONE — Charges were filed Tuesday against Tyler woman Becci Joy Alleckson Pratt, 23, who is suspected of intentionally setting a fire in an uninhabited house on the edge of the Pipestone/Lincoln County border.

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Women’s Expo features a variety of booths Press Pass Archive

WORTHINGTON — With so much to see and do, it might be hard to decide which direction to head first. Luckily, wandering is encouraged. “You can either spend the day or come and go,” said Daily Globe Publisher Joni Harms.

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Muskrat love Press Pass Archive

Muskrat love

A muskrat feeds on vegetation in a water-filled ditch south of Worthington Wednesday afternoon.

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Support shown for hunting, fishing license fee increases Press Pass Archive

WORTHINGTON — Time may be running out for the legislature to take up a proposed fee increase for hunting and fishing licenses in Minnesota, but the nearly 20 attendees at a public meeting Tuesday night in Worthington were encouraged to request a bill be introduced.

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Data: 03/22/2011 Press Pass Archive

State of bridges is topic of concern

State of bridges is topic of concern

WORTHINGTON — In 24 years of working road construction, Glen Woodis of Shieldsville said he had never had a machine “leave the job” until October 19, 2010, when the milling machine he was driving went through the deck of the bridge on Nobles 1, south of Brewster.

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Council allots $14,500 for ambulance system

WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council on Tuesday allocated $14,500 in hospital sale funds to Sanford Medical Center Worthington to upgrade the Sanford Worthington Ambulance to the ARMER (Allied Radio Matrix for Emergency Response) system.

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Preservation Alliance attempts to keep its $25,000 bond in Resource Center case

Preservation Alliance attempts to keep its $25,000 bond in Resource Center case

Jackson County Resource Center bond in dispute
BLUE EARTH — Judge Douglas Richards formally dismissed the case of the Jackson Preservation Alliance vs. Jackson County at a motion hearing Tuesday, but did not decide whether to turn the Alliance’s $25,000 bond over to the county

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County approves land transfers to DNR Press Pass Archive

WORTHINGTON — Two land acquisitions recently completed by Nobles County Pheasants Forever will now be transferred to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, following approval Tuesday by Nobles County Commissioners.

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New Hy-Vee opens its doors Press Pass Archive

New Hy-Vee opens its doors

Judy Gerdes and her 22-month-old grandson, Gerret Larson, both of Worthington, are lassoed by performer Terry Davolt (on stilts) during Tuesday morning’s grand opening celebration at the new Hy-Vee in Worthington.

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Data: 03/21/2011 Press Pass Archive

Births: Aubrey Ann Winters, Andrew Robert and Alianna Jennifer Bristow and Aleigha Sue Breuker

From racino to unions, Legislature in budget race Press Pass Archive

ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Legislature is racing toward a self-imposed Friday budget deadline amid protesters fearing Wisconsin-type anti-union laws, Republicans bucking their party chairman by proposing racinos and key lawmakers saying their budget plans will not be finished by Friday.

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‘Defying Gravity’ play set at Minnesota West Press Pass Archive

‘Defying Gravity’ play set at Minnesota West

WORTHINGTON — On the surface, Minnesota West Community and Technical College’s “Defying Gravity” focuses on the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster, but the play’s theme is literally uplifting — people soaring to the heavens and reaching beyond their limitations.

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