WORTHINGTON — Tuesday morning marked the final Nobles County board meeting for outgoing commissioners David Benson, Diane Thier and Vern Leistico, and while there were well wishes, a break for birthday cupcakes for Leistico and a bit of reflection on the trio’s combined 38 years of public service, there was also much work to be done.
District 518 float wins top prize in King Turkey Day parade
WORTHINGTON — The September meeting of the District 518 Board of Education, hosted Tuesday at the Worthington High School (WHS) media center, was snappy and routine.
WORTHINGTON —Plans and specifications for about $4 million in infrastructure improvements in an area near the city’s Bioscience Industrial Park were approved Monday night by the Worthington City Council.
Former EM director Emily Cenzano, dismissed in March, to receive $16,000
WORTHINGTON — Following a 15-minute closed session at the start of Tuesday’s board meeting, Nobles County commissioners approved a settlement with former Emergency Management Director Emily Cenzano.
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.
WORTHINGTON — Approximately $8,000 will be saved on landscaping around the new Worthington fire station because of a proposal awarded to a Slayton company, according to Worthington City Administrator Craig Clark.
WORTHINGTON — With a full house looking on Monday night, the Worthington City Council approved a request from the Park and Recreation Advisory Board to put a sidewalk on property at 620 Lake Avenue in the interest of public safety.
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington School District 518 Board of Education approved a fifth- through eighth-grade summer school remediation program as an additional method for students to be held accountable for their grades.
WORTHINGTON — As part of their lengthy agenda of items to cover Tuesday, Nobles County Commissioners did approve plans for minor alterations to be made to Nobles County Ditch 12, which flows through the city of Worthington, crosses under Interstate 90, winds around the Travelodge and passes under U.S. 59, just south of 27th Street.
WORTHINGTON — The District 518 Board of Education approved the purchase of long-distance learning equipment for a new high school nursing course which will be introduced during the fourth term of this school year.
Loss in LGA is a factor in 11.9 percent increase
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council approved the final levy of $3,085,427 for the coming year after a truth in taxation hearing during its regular Monday meeting.
Director urged to consider Avera clinic site
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County Commissioners on Tuesday approved a $500,000 contribution to Southwestern Mental Health Center’s plans for a new facility in Worthington, but not before suggesting the organization consider the potential in renovating the Avera Medical Clinic downtown and utilizing that space.
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