STAFF BLOG BEYOND THE PAGE Quite the project
I think it's been about 13 months in the making.
I could be off by a couple weeks, but I do know it's been quite a while.
Around a year ago, the Daily Globe was hired by the Chamber of Commerce and ... Posted on 5/2/13 at 5:29 PM
CAPITOL CHATTER Legislative notebook: Higher ed OK'd
By Danielle Killey
Minnesota representatives approved increasing by $150 million spending on state colleges and universities.
Higher education, perhaps more than any other area, has been neglected f... Posted on 4/25/13 at 7:38 PM
FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY Forum Communications Co. announces 2013 Forum Forward class
FARGO, N.D. -Forum Communications Co.has named its Forum Forward class for 2013, company officials announced Friday. This year's class is comprised of eight individuals, salespeople, reporters, editor... Posted on 4/12/13 at 1:24 PM
OH LOOK! A SHINY THING Worst Movies Ever?
I watched the infamous "Birdemic" over the weekend. Yes, I did this on purpose. No, I'm not a glutton for punishment.
The movie was probably one of the worst movies I've ever seen, even though I've s... Posted on 2/18/13 at 5:11 PM
WORTHINGTON — The Bread of Life Feeding Ministry will resume operation after the first of the year at a new location and with a repurposed focus.
Bread of Life was organized by a group representing local social and community service agencies and area churches and offered its first meal in January 2009. It operated out of Worthington’s Westminster Presbyterian Church, serving a simple meal each Saturday in order to help struggling families and individuals.
WORTHINGTON — The Board of Directors of Nobles Cooperative Electric (NCE), authorized the pay-ment of $500,000 in capital credits to its members.
The payment happens through capital credits. Capital credits are the difference between NCE’s operating costs and revenues.
Since NCE is a non-profit cooperative, any revenues available after expenses are returned to the member-owners.
WORTHINGTON — The District 518 Board of Education approved changes to the district’s policies against harassment, hazing, violence and bullying at its Tuesday meeting, making minor changes in accordance with the recommendations of the Minnesota School Board Association.
WORTHINGTON — When Deann Naab arrives at tonight’s Worthington High School prom, she’ll be decked out in Trojan red and black. The color scheme of her attire wasn’t a planned thing, just an appropriate coincidence.
“I went with the school colors,” she said with a laugh. “I tried it on in purple first. That color wasn’t very flattering on me, but I liked the dress, so I ordered it in red and black.”
Director Parrish calls play a “comedy benchmark”
WORTHINGTON — An assemblage of exuberant —and, yes, earnest — young people is eager to publicly demonstrate their theatrical prowess in three performances of “The Importance of Being Earnest” at Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Worthington campus, this weekend.
DILWORTH - A Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton student handbook rule requiring students to stand during the Pledge of Allegiance survived a disapproving letter from the American Civil Liberties Union and the advice of the district’s attorney – at least until the June School Board meeting.
WORTHINGTON - He is considering going into the field of law, is currently part of a peer mediation group, and was recently named as one of 18 eighth grade students in the state to receive an award for an essay about preventing school violence.
WORTHINGTON — An improvement plan for a portion of 27th Street west of U.S. 59 was approved Monday night by the Worthington City Council following a public hearing and a discussion of about 30 minutes.
This past Thursday morning, a host of government officials and law enforcement employees gathered for a presentation by the Law Enforcement Technology Group (LETG), which provides computer-aided dispatch software as well as record-management software for law enforcement agencies.
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