WORTHINGTON — Jo Haugan never set out to be a librarian. It was more of an accidental career, something she fell into but resolved to make the best of for the duration — which turned out to be more than 36 years. She joined the staff of the Nobles County Library on Sept. 20, 1976, and will officially retire on the last day of this month.RELATED CONTENT
Concert presentation pays tribute to past director,current students
WORTHINGTON — Tuesday evening’s Band Bash featuring the Worthington High School Trojan and Middle School bands ended on an especially high note — the presentation of a plaque honoring one of the band program’s most beloved past directors, the late Glenn K. Evensen.
WORTHINGTON —A big change is under way at Worthington’s Real Estate Retrievers office — although it’s not something that’s visibly noticeable to the general public. This change is behind the scenes.RELATED CONTENT
WORTHINGTON — In less than a week, Megan Cavanaugh will join her classmates, clad in caps and gowns, as they march across the stage and receive their diplomas. That ritualistic exodus from Worthington High School is a moment Megan anticipates with great excitement — although she admits to a bit of trepidation, too. There are some aspects of high school that she will miss. “I like the part where I can see my friends every day,” she said. “But I am getting tired of my classes.RELATED CONTENT
Speaker for 20th annual event has global service experience
WORTHINGTON —The community that prays together, stays together.
When I first encountered the recipe for cauliflower pizza, I was more aghast than intrigued. “Why would anyone put cauliflower on a pizza?” I thought. “That’s not a good combination.”RELATED CONTENT
Head of D.C. library system earns architectural award
WASHINGTON —When Ginnie Cooper accepted the post as chief librarian and executive director of the District of Columbia Public Library, she knew it entailed some big challenges, particularly in dealing with the institution’s crumbling facilities.
WINDOM — What if …? Those two simple words figure prominently into Anna Johannsen’s life, whether it be in her job as a teacher or her creative endeavors as an artist. They are the words she lives by — along with a few others. “My mantra is ‘what if?’” explained Anna. “What if I made that into a quilt? That’s how I get my inspiration. My other thing is: How do I know if it will work unless I try it? That’s what I always say to my students. Another one is: Too much is not enough. That’s the Victorian theory — if your house is gaudy, it’s not gaudy enough.”RELATED CONTENT
WORTHINGTON — The critics have spoken: A new movie about Worthington has been given a unanimous thumbs up.RELATED CONTENT
Habitat for Humanity finally moves forward on Luverne project
WORTHINGTON — When I graduated from Worthington High School more than a couple decades ago, I planned to leave here and never look back, except maybe for a short visit. I certainly never intended to live here again.