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October 10, 2016
Meeting on school bond vote is tonight
WORTHINGTON -- A public meeting on the District 518 school district bond election will take place at 7 p.m. tonight in the Worthington High School band room. The meetings will provide residents of District 518 the opportunity to gain a better understanding of the master plan and present...
October 10, 2016 - 9:19pm
DL’s TeacHaiti founder stuck in Haiti following devastating hurricane
Though the hurricane that swept through the tiny island nation of Haiti this past week left more than 300 people dead, several times that number injured and tens of thousands displaced from their homes, former Detroit Lakes resident Miquette Denie McMahon is not among them. “I...
October 10, 2016 - 1:22am
October 9, 2016
WHS band cleans up in Chamberlain
CHAMBERLAIN, S.D. -- Under sunny skies, the 170-member “Spirit of Worthington” Trojan marching band competed Saturday at the 17th annual River City Band Festival in Chamberlain and returned home as victors. The Worthington High School (WHS) marching ensemble earned first place...
October 9, 2016 - 9:41pm
October 7, 2016
Robot brings new teaching methods at Prairie
WORTHINGTON -- A private loan program is allowing second- through fourth-grade students at Prairie Elementary to learn computer coding in an...
October 7, 2016 - 9:52pm
The hope for housing: Minnesota West aiming for up to 125 beds on campus by fall 2018
WORTHINGTON -- Minnesota West Community and Technical College (MWCTC) has never had on-campus housing at its Worthington location -- a major...
October 7, 2016 - 9:45pm
Trojans take home title at Chester band festival
WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington High School “Spirit of Worthington” marching band, under the direction of Jon Loy, swept the parade awards Friday at the Chester, S.D., Lakes Area Festival of Bands. The Trojans won the Class 2A parade title, as well as the People’s Choice Award,...
October 7, 2016 - 9:18pm
October 5, 2016
Minnesota West hosts Career Expo
WORTHINGTON -- More than 1,700 sophomores and juniors from Worthington, Adrian and Fulda high schools, among many others in the region, attended...
October 5, 2016 - 9:23pm
October 3, 2016
Advocates, foes making case as District 518 vote nears
WORTHINGTON -- A little more than one month from today, District 518 residents will vote on whether to move forward on construction of a new high school. As Nov. 8 draws closer, referendum proponents and opponents alike are working to get their respective messages heard. According...
October 3, 2016 - 9:35pm
September 30, 2016
Minnesota West to welcome Peruvian artist
WORTHINGTON -- A Peruvian artist will be visiting Minnesota West Community and Technical College next week in recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month. Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs Sept. 15 through Oct. 15, is a nationwide celebration that aims to celebrate cultures and contributions...
September 30, 2016 - 9:46pm
September 29, 2016
Regency Beauty schools close nationwide, including five in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- A Minnesota-based beauty school abruptly has closed all 79 campuses across the country. Regency Beauty Institute schools included five, serving about 430 students, in Minnesota: Duluth, Blaine, Burnsville, Maplewood and St. Cloud. "It is with great sadness that we announce...
September 29, 2016 - 10:00pm
September 21, 2016
66th annual Tri-State Band Festival is Saturday
LUVERNE -- High school bands from Minnesota, Iowa and South Dakota will converge on Luverne this Saturday for the 66th annual Tri-State Band Festival. This year’s event will feature 20 bands participating in parade and field contests. The public is invited to attend to cheer them...
September 21, 2016 - 9:48pm
September 20, 2016
District 518 board approves maximum levy
WORTHINGTON -- The District 518 Board of Education approved the maximum proposed 2016 levy Tuesday during its Tuesday meeting. The maximum proposed levy is $4,662,246, which represents a decrease of 10.5 percent. The final levy will be decided on Dec. 20 at the regular school meeting....
September 20, 2016 - 10:23pm
WMS shows off school, students during open house
WORTHINGTON -- Worthington Middle School hosted the first of this week’s District 518’s open houses Tuesday, which are intended to give...
September 20, 2016 - 9:33pm
WMS students learn about prairies, wetlands and habitat at Prairie Wetland Learning Area
WORTHINGTON -- Moments after walking down the bridge from the Prairie Wetland Learning Area’s observation deck, a Worthington Middle School...
September 20, 2016 - 12:00pm
September 16, 2016
Fit to be king: Sibley teen with Down Syndrome among Homecoming royalty
SIBLEY, Iowa -- Little Jonathan Leckband opened the door dressed in a Batman costume. He was 8 years old, but he looked like he was 4. His slanted...
September 16, 2016 - 9:59pm