STAFF BLOG LAGNIAPPE The Crailsheim Connection
The idea of sorting through all the stuff on my desk isnt nearly as appealing as daydreaming about the wonderful vacation from which I have just returned.
Hubby Bryan and I spent a whirlwind 10 days ... Posted on 5/1/12 at 6:32 AM
REPRINT 1959: WHS Kids Meet Famous People
Not statues this time, actual senators and representatives. If any of you readers are in this photo, be sure to let us know!
Next post at 11 a.m. Bear with me, I'm a bit behind today.... Posted on 4/6/09 at 4:45 AM
WORTHINGTON — New York City was the destination, with musical and educational expansion as the goal, when 107 Worthington High School (WHS) choral students, led by WHS choir director Kerry Johnson, headed to the Big Apple in late March.
With nine official chaperones and 15 additional “tour tag-alongs,” the 132-member Worthington group boarded three Readings Bus Lines coaches on the afternoon of March 25 — and arrived at their hotel in New Jersey roughly 24 hours later.
WORTHINGTON — This summer, several Worthington High School agriculture students visited McCook, Neb., with teacher Cody Dvorak to learn first-hand the variations in farming techniques from one state to another.
WORTHINGTON — Field trips aren’t just for grade-school students. Lifelong learners of all ages can benefit from an educational excursion.
Just such an opportunity is being offered by Minnesota West Community and Technical College. A bus tour to the Textile Center in Minneapolis is scheduled for Jan. 19.
WORTHINGTON — Amid sounds of music, bonds of friendship between Worthington and Crailsheim were strengthened during the “Amazing” Worthington City Band’s recent visit to the southern German city.
The road to this adventure began simply, with an invitation from Rudolf Michl, Crailsheim’s mayor, for the “Amazing” Worthington City Band (AWCB) to visit and participate in the community’s annual Kulturwochenende (Cultural Weekend).
WASHINGTON — On the first anniversary of Honor Flight Southwest Minnesota’s inaugural flight, more than 100 World War II veterans from across southwest Minnesota and northwest Iowa were touring the memorials on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., all thanks to the generosity of people here at home.
Invitation from Crailsheim mayor prompts trip plans
WORTHINGTON — No sooner had the last strains of the “Amazing” Worthington City Band’s final 2010 summer concert faded over Lake Okabena last night than director Jon Loy had the assembled audience anticipating the 2011 season — and the promise of a band trip to Crailsheim, Germany, to cap it off.
WHS students qualify for contest at Drum Corps competition
WORTHINGTON — As creative as these local students may be off the field, marching to the beat of their own drummer won’t score them too many points at this weekend’s competition.
Late change to Visas prevents visits with government officials, commercial farms
WORTHINGTON — Three days before they were to leave on their international study trip, the participants of Minnesota Agriculture and Rural Leadership (MARL) Class V learned their business Visa had been changed to a tourist Visa, and that many of their planned visits to commercial farms in Cuba would no longer be possible.
Veterans will make journey to Washington, D.C., April 30-May 1
WORTHINGTON — Just two months after fundraising began, the Southwest Minnesota Honor Flight has set April 30 and May 1 as the dates for 110 World War II veterans to travel to their memorial in Washington, D.C.
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