THE VIEW FROM MY WINDOW I Love a Foggy Day
The clouds have touched the earth today. It is the kind of day where the world narrows down, lending the illusion that you stand alone on an island, like Robinson Caruso, and you arent exactly sure i... Posted on 10/23/12 at 3:57 PM
STAFF BLOG BEYOND THE PAGE It's gameday!
It seemed like only yesterday. In fact, it was a few months ago when the basketball season began.
I remember the first Minnesota West games were in the first of November, with the high school season ... Posted on 3/21/12 at 12:05 PM
STAFF BLOG THE FARM BLEAT A marvelous, fabulous journey
When a reporter has a hard time putting into words the personal thoughts, emotions and experiences of Honor Flight, it sort of puts into perspective what this trip means to those of us lucky to have a... Posted on 10/3/11 at 8:34 PM
OH LOOK! A SHINY THING Chair Auction Raises Cash for Honor Flight Southwest Minnesota
The chair auction went extremely well this year and we raised $3,011 for the Southwest Minnesota Honor Flight! The Globe's going to kick in extra, so the total amount of the donation will be $4,000! T... Posted on 6/12/10 at 12:59 PM
WORTHINGTON — Jennifer Hyk began her new duties Monday as the executive director of the Southwest Minnesota Chapter of the American Red Cross. In addition to becoming acclimated to a new job, she’s also learning her way around a new community.
LUVERNE — Winning eight events Tuesday, including a one-two finish in both the shot put and discus, Luverne claimed the boys’ championship of the nine-team Cardinal Relays in impressive fashion, scoring especially well in the field events and taking a trio of first-place finishes in the sprints.
LAKE PARK, Iowa — Brady Nissen scored all eight of his points in the fourth quarter and knocked down the game-winning shot with a baseline jumper with 12 seconds left to help Harris-Lake Park claim a 42-40 Cornbelt Conference win over West Bend-Mallard.
New director works to empower women
WORTHINGTON — Nearly a month into her new role as director of the Southwest Crisis Center in Worthington, Sara Wahl is drawing from her experiences in women’s studies to ensure that victims of domestic violence have the support they need.
HUTCHINSON — The McKnight Foundation recently approved a grant to the Southwest Initiative Foundation (SWIF) totaling $6 million over the next five years to further the organization’s mission and impact in the region. In 25 years, The McKnight Foundation has contributed more than $40 million to SWIF, who has in turn leveraged those resources to contribute more than $54 million in southwest Minnesota.
LUVERNE — After falling behind by six points to Southwest Christian for the second time Tuesday night, Adrian utilized seven straight points from Karli Meyer to claim a lead the Dragons never relinquished in an exciting Section 3A South high school girls’ basketball semifinal contest at the Luverne Elementary School gymnasium.
SLAYTON — The Southwest Regional Development Commission is sponsoring an orientation for newly elected local government officials and interested persons from 2:45 to 7 p.m. March 10 at the Center for Regional Development Offices, 2401 Broadway Ave., Slayton.
WORTHINGTON — “Opportunity” might just be Greg Raymo’s favorite word — his job as a banker is providing opportunities to others, and just recently, he was given the opportunity to become president of First State Bank Southwest.
Southwest Minnesota under extreme fire alert
AVOCA — When Avoca Fire and Rescue was dispatched Friday afternoon, the firefighters were told there was a structure fire, but didn’t know what they were facing until they arrived at the scene on 230th Avenue.
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