WORTHINGTON — U.S. Congress candidate Allen Quist pledged he would work aggressively to slash the mounting national deficit, repeal the Affordable Health Care Act and curb regulations harmful to businesses during a roundtable discussion Monday afternoon at Worthington’s Travelodge Hotel.
WORTHINGTON — District 518 Board of Education met Wednesday morning for the second round of discussion concerning renewal of Superintendent John Landgaard’s contract which will expire June 30, 2012. Superintendent contracts are renewed every three years.
Cost savings appear minimal for county buildings
WORTHINGTON — Representatives from Energy Service Group (ESG), who have been working with Nobles County for nearly a year on an energy audit, said the county could see an annual savings of $103,000 by making changes in building control systems, using energy-efficient lighting, installing water and sewer conservation processes and improving seals around window and door frames.
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.
Dayton running mate attends listening session regarding mental health
WORTHINGTON — Minnesota Sen. Yvonne Prettner Solon, DFL-Duluth, running mate for gubernatorial candidate Mark Dayton, stopped in Worthington Wednesday to discuss mental health care issues with area providers.
Board continues to seek options for location of new library
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County Commissioners on Tuesday took a definitive step in pursuit of a new library in Worthington. They will not work with the City of Worthington to develop the former Campbell Soup property and will send notification of their decision to the city.
ST. PETER — School districts in southwest Minnesota had a strong showing at the Class A State Speech Tournament Saturday in St. Peter.
Londyn Robinson, of Luverne Public Schools, was named the state champion in Discussion.
Minnesota West's fieldhouse project cut from bonding bill WORTHINGTON — Conflict dominated discussion between three area legislators and constituents at the Legislative Breakfast Saturday — conflict between Democrats and Republicans, rural and Metropolitan interests, legislators and the governor and even between Minnesota’s two legislative branches.
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