STAFF BLOG BEYOND THE PAGE 'Cash in the bank doesn't grow your community'
During the Worthington City Council meeting Monday night, the members werepresentedwith an opportunity.
That opportunity was to loan $600,000 to the Housing and Redevelopment Authority and Southwest ... Posted on 4/9/13 at 12:05 PM
THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES 5th Annual Historic Bridge Weekend Coming to Iowa
Each year since 2009, the Historic Bridge Weekend Conference has taken place in August or September, and each year, it has drawn in more people who are experts in historic bridges, preservation or h... Posted on 4/2/13 at 3:59 PM
NEW PLATEAUS Adventures in Subbing: Inner City School pt 2
Part one was about the hoopla; this post is about the nuts and bolts of the student struggles in North Minneapolis.
When the 6th and 7th graders I taught this day eventually got down to work (which t... Posted on 2/14/13 at 10:03 AM
A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA The Final Leg
This three-week journey through central China capped off my 11-month stay in China. After it, I returned to my China home of Zhuhai for two days of preparations, reflection, and final good-byes to all... Posted on 9/29/12 at 8:47 AM
City hooks into rural water system
WORTHINGTON — Pressure and bacteria testing was under way Wednesday on the new Lincoln-Pipestone Rural Water line that will be used to supplement Worthington’s water supply as a result of the ongoing drought.
WORTHINGTON — It took more than 90 minutes of discussion and questions, but in the end the Worthington City Council unanimously approved the $400,000 bridge loan to the Lexington Hotel Development (LHD), contingent on the stipulation that all of the personal guarantees are verified.
All five Nobles County board seats, three Worthington council slots to be on ballot
WORTHINGTON — With five Nobles County Commission seats and three Worthington City Council seats slated to be on the 2012 ballot, residents have plenty of opportunity to step up and file for public office.
WORTHINGTON — City Council members met with Worthington Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) staff members Monday night to clarify the recent appointment of two additional councilmen to the HRA Board of Commissioners.
Council opts to hire consulting firm, provided others share cost
WORTHINGTON — Worthington City Council members agreed Monday night to hire a firm to assess existing services of public athletic and recreation facilities in the city.
WORTHINGTON — Steve DeGroot started his summer job in 1968 at the Public Works Department for the City of Worthington while waiting for classes to begin at the Jackson vocational school. Forty-three years later, DeGroot is calling it quits as he retires this Friday.
Councilmen send abatement proposal back to committee
WORTHINGTON — Worthington City Council members decided Monday night to redirect the Economic Development Ad Hoc Committee to explore other alternatives pertaining to construction of single-family dwellings.
BEIRUT (AP) — Tens of thousands of defiant Syrian protesters thronged the streets of Homs Tuesday, calling for the execution of President Bashar Assad shortly after his army pulled its tanks back and allowed Arab League monitors in for the first time to the city at the heart of the anti-government uprising.
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