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Ryan mcgaughey/Daily Globe The outdoor pool at the Worthington Area YMCA and City of Worthington Aquatics Center is shown Tuesday afternoon. A Facebook page advocating construction of an additional outdoor pool in the community had attracted more than 315 "likes" and could lead to an organized effort.

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WORTHINGTON -- Several projects have been accomplished in Worthington thanks to the grassroots efforts of local residents -- the restoration of Memorial Auditorium and the Dayton House among them. Now, local resident and business owner Mike Smith is hoping to kick-start another grassroots effort, this time to bring an additional outdoor pool to Worthington.


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Julie Buntjer
Julie Buntjer joined the Daily Globe newsroom in December 2003, after working more than nine years for weekly newspapers. A native of Worthington and graduate of Worthington High School, then-Worthington Community College and South Dakota State University, she has a bachelor's degree in agriculture journalism. At the Daily Globe, Julie covers the agricultural beat, as well as Nobles County government, watersheds, community news and feature stories. In her spare time, she enjoys needlework (cross-stitch and hardanger embroidery), reading, travel, fishing and spending time with family. Find more of her stories of farm life, family and various other tidbits at
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