THE VIEW FROM MY WINDOW King Turkey Day Extraordinaire!
When I moved to Worthington 15 years ago, there were several things that I had to adjust to. No, Im not talking about the prairie or the weather or the figures of speech. Not this time.
This time Im ... Posted on 9/17/12 at 10:06 PM
STAFF BLOG LAGNIAPPE Syrupy dilemma
The last of our King Turkey Day and wedding houseguests left a week ago this morning, but we continue to find reminders of their stay in our abode, such as a few left-behind toiletries. But most notab... Posted on 10/5/11 at 7:14 AM
WORTHINGTON — He hails from deep in the heart of Texas, but a small part of his own heart lies in southwestern Minnesota. That’s why Erik McCowan has braved icy roads, snowdrifts and chilly temperatures to travel to Worthington for the past three winters and also makes the trip almost every September for King Turkey Day.
Worthington once again the Turkey Capital of the World after Paycheck’s win
CUERO, Texas — Paycheck took the honors at the second heat of the Great Gobbler Gallop Saturday in Cuero, beating the celebrated Texan racing turkey Ruby Begonia by just 21 seconds and bringing home the Traveling Trophy of Tumultuous Triumph.
Worthington is once again the official Turkey Capital of the World — at least until next year, when
Paycheck will face off against Ruby Begonia once again in the second and final leg of the Great Gobbler Gallop at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, during TurkeyFest in Cuero, Texas. The Worthington contingent is scheduled to leave today for Cuero.
Worthington turkey extraordinaire Paycheck goes up against Texas darling Ruby Begonia in a no-holds-barred race to the finish line in the first wing of the Great Gobbler Gallop, Sept. 18, 2010, in Worthington.
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