STAFF BLOG LAGNIAPPE Belated Earth Day project
I know Earth Day was a week ago, but I have to share how I celebrated it.
I made a purse. From newspaper.
First, however, I went to the dentist. I had taken the entire day off, anticipating several pr... Posted on 4/29/10 at 5:00 AM
WORTHINGTON — After several failed motions and one failed amendment, Nobles County Commissioners voted 3-2 Thursday evening to table a decision on bonding for capital improvement projects, including a new county library.
Second phase of Minnesota 60 construction set for next spring
WORTHINGTON — Crews will begin demolition of the old railroad bridge over Minnesota 60 in Worthington today, with plans formalizing to open up the new four-lane highway from Bigelow to Worthington’s beltline, near Worthington Power and Equipment by the end of this month.
Worthington students make art projects; interact via video conferencing
WORTHINGTON — Tuesday morning brought a different start to the school day for some Worthington fifth-graders and high school students.
Lampert Lumber spot is potential building site
WORTHINGTON — With several irons in the fire regarding siting, building design and fundraising, Nobles County commissioners met with bond counsel Tuesday morning to discuss financing up to $10 or $11 million for the construction of a new county library.
Genetic discovery leads to Blue Mounds bison project with Minnesota Zoo
LUVERNE — Two cows and two heifer calves from Blue Mounds State Park’s bison herd left Rock County Wednesday morning for their new home at the Minnesota Zoo in Apple Valley. They will be part of an existing bison and pronghorn antelope exhibit at the zoo following a 60-day mandatory quarantine.
WORTHINGTON — Jump; Tunnel; Table.
These are three commands you can hear 4-H’ers use during a demonstration of the 4-H Dog project from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Tractor Supply Company (TSC) in Worthington.
Politicians discuss funding for the Lewis and Clark Regional Water System project
WORTHINGTON — Accelerating construction of the Lewis and Clark Regional Water System is a goal shared by many throughout the region, and it brought both Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Rep. Tim Walz to Worthington on Monday.
Work progressing on shoreline stabilization project on Lake Ocheda
WORTHINGTON — In late November 2009, Paul Langseth stood atop a 20-foot cliff and looked straight down into the murky waters of Lake Ocheda as he spoke of how the lake’s depth has declined from six feet when he was a child to the four feet it is today.
County readies for work on west end of Oxford Street
WORTHINGTON — R&G Construction, Marshall, was awarded a contract Tuesday to do the work on the proposed Nobles County trail system along County State Aid Highway 35 and Crailsheim Drive.
JEFFERS — Nine years ago as the president of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary in Jeffers, Sharon Evers wanted to compile the names of veterans and auxiliary members who were buried in the Jeffers Cemetery.
Bonding bill includes field house project
WORTHINGTON — A public works bill of nearly $500 million dollars signed Friday by Gov. Mark Dayton includes money for flood prevention, transportation and colleges — something that has everyone at Minnesota West Community and Technical College jumping up and down with excitement.
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