A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Dipping My Toes
They say the four stages of living abroad are as follows: Honeymoonits aaaall good! Hostilitythis place stinks with all its corruption and pollution and no English TV! Humorsettling in allows you to l... Posted on 2/25/12 at 9:19 AM
STAFF BLOG LAGNIAPPE Cheers to King Turkey Day
Happy King Turkey Day to everyone out there, whether youre from Worthington, used to live in Worthington, have been to Worthington or dont even know where the heck Worthington is.
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IRRMA welcomes 2012 inductees with Labor Day celebration
ARNOLDS PARK, Iowa — High temperatures, vintage cars and music from days gone by set the scene on Saturday as the 2012 Iowa Rock ‘n’ Roll Music Association’s Hall of Fame Induction Spectacular weekend rolled into town.
CHANDLER — To mark 125 years of its existence, Chandler is hosting its own celebration this weekend. A big birthday party such as this only comes around every 25 years, so the city makes sure it has lasting appeal.
Festivities begin today at Sailboard Beach
WORTHINGTON — The tents have been raised, vehicles with trailers carrying sailboards have been spied around town and an assortment of food vendors have already set up shop on Sailboard Beach.
WORTHINGTON — Mother’s Day is over, but the Worthington community will continue to honor area mothers with music and prizes at the annual Mother’s Day Celebration from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday at St. Mary’s School.
Gathering marks Year of the Rabbit, prayers for good future
BREWSTER — Members of southwest Minnesota’s Lao community gathered in Brewster Saturday evening to celebrate not only the Lao New Year, but their culture, heritage and traditions. The party preceded a more formal celebration on Sunday at the Lao Temple north of Worthington.
WORTHINGTON — According to the latest forecasts, the weather outlook for Saturday includes highs of anywhere from 30 to 39 degrees, depending on which meteorologists is doing the forecasting. Any temperatures in the 30s will make for a pleasant Healthy Heart Family Celebration, especially when it comes to the 2-mile Sweetheart Walk.
CHANDLER — The planning began back in April 2009, according to Doran Christoffels from the Chandler Economic Development Authority, but now the city’s 125th anniversary celebration seems right around the corner, he said.
WORTHINGTON — The Celebration Chorus and fourth-grade orchestra students, directed by Katie Stafford, will present three holiday music programs Wednesday at Prairie Elementary for students and parents.
Festival begins with a story hour and puppet show for the children
LUVERNE — It’s beginning to look at lot like Christmas with the new fallen snow and the twinkling decorations throughout town, and the community of Luverne hopes to kick the season off with style with its 13th annual Winterfest celebration Friday through Sunday.
JACKSON — The annual Race Days and Rhythm of the River celebrations in Jackson will feature a triathlon for grown-ups and the dedication of the new tower at Fort Belmont, as well as a disc golf clinic, a parade and plenty of live music.
Dedication to take place during Fun Days celebration this weekend
WESTBROOK — After more than two years of planning, the community of Westbrook will dedicate a memorial Sunday afternoon to honor its veterans.
Children ride a train through the city park in Rock Rapids Saturday afternoon as part of that community’s Heritage Days celebration. The afternoon in the park also included inflatables for the kids and a car and motorcycle show.
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