WORTHINGTON — As I was sitting in a waiting room at the doctor’s office the other day I was reading a poster on the wall that started out with the words “everything that I ever need to know I learned in kindergarten.”
Although I had read these words many times in the course of my life, it was a fresh reminder of just how simple ways of acting can make the world a better place.
Windsurfers Jim Magnuson, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin (left) and his son Magnus Zaunmueller, 14, tack across the waters of Lake Okabena Tuesday afternoon while on a family vacation in Worthington. (Brian Korthals/Daily Globe)
Osceola, Dickinson counties teaming up to convert stretch of old railway
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa — The old railroad that runs from Allendorf to Superior isn’t really an economic driver.
But it could be.
The Osceola County Conservation Board and Dickinson County Trails Board have partnered to turn the 37-mile stretch of railway near Iowa 9 into an interim recreational trail and wildlife preserve.
Intern shares knowledge of Blue Mounds through programs
LUVERNE — Before he was hired as an intern at Blue Mounds State Park, Jesse Young didn’t know much about the southwest corner of Minnesota. He grew up in Little Falls, located in the center of the state, and was attending college in Brainerd.
Workers from Russell Drainage, Bigelow, work on completing the bike trail segment between Prairie Elementary School and Olson Park along First Avenue Southwest Thursday afternoon in Worthington. (Brian Korthals/Daily Globe)
WORTHINGTON — Sailboard Beach was filled with people of all ages Saturday to take part in the 10th anniversary of the Windsurfing Regatta and Unvarnished Music Festival. Making a complete turnaround from the gloomy weather of opening day, the event became an opportunity for everyone to check out all of the weekend’s activities under sunny skies.
WORTHINGTON — The United States Windsurfing Association has honored the Daily Globe/Forum Communications Group (Publisher Joni Harms, Past Publisher Dennis Hall and Features Editor Beth Rickers) with the Award for Uncommon Merit.
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