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WHS Marching Trojans claim Tri-State Band Festival Parade Sweepstakes, People’s Choice
1 dead, 1 hospitalized after shooting on St. Paul's East Side
Sanford Worthington recognized for flu protection efforts
A Q&A with new Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Anne McKeig
SMAC grants enable regional arts efforts
Girls soccer: Trojans fall to Willmar in the rain
College football: Slow start comes back to bite Bluejays
Prep volleyball: Worthington goes 2-5 at St. James Tournament
Prep football: E-E's precision on display in Fulda
Cross country: Fairmont wins Class 2A title at Milaca
Column: Republicans' kangaroo court
Column: A Republican worth voting for
Column: District 518 offers PASS classes to connect with, inform families
Column: Cut out this column if you like cutting the grass
Column: Vote for Trump helps undo climate change progress
Patricia Marie Adelmann (Janssen)
Douglas R. Geertsema
Norma J. Janssen
Bosmas add barn quilt to their northwest Iowa property
Column: Shaking Up the Sanctuary
Looking Back: 1991 -- Perkins family receives conservation honor
Column: Robert Kennedy’s visit to city brought unprecedented excitement
School of Prayer event is Oct. 7-8
Out and About
Bakker 50th anniversary
De Berg 80th birthday
Gerber 95th birthday
Data: Sept. 26, 2016
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Notice of Public Hearing
School Board Minutes for August
Data: Sept. 23, 2016
April 18, 2016
Worthington’s Lopez Gomez named MAAP Student of the Year
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington ALC MAAP (Minnesota Association of Alternative Programs) Stars celebrated a year of firsts in competition during...
April 18, 2016 - 10:22pm
March 27, 2016
Reaching for the stars: Six of Worthington ALC’s MAAP STARS head to state competition
WORTHINGTON — It’s been weeks in the making, but when six students from Worthington’s Area Learning Center (ALC) competed at the regional...
March 27, 2016 - 8:47pm
March 4, 2016
Column: Credit recovery, online learning opportunities available
By Nate Hanson, District 518 WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Area Learning Center (ALC) is an alternative model that provides a variety of educational programs leading to a high school diploma. Any student from our area should communicate with their school counselor or principal to...
March 4, 2016 - 9:45pm
February 25, 2016
School board talks potential new facilities: Gymnastics team, high school and alternative learning center merit discussion
WORTHINGTON — In a work session Thursday evening, the Worthington District 518 school board discussed potential plans and issues concerning West Learning Center and its possible demolition, as well as a home for the gymnastics program and a new high school facility. Board members...
February 25, 2016 - 10:10pm
November 27, 2015
Column: District 518 keeps kids healthy with its school nurses
WORTHINGTON — Well, this year is the first year that District 518 has a registered nurse in every building. The last nine years the district has had two full-time school nurses — one at Prairie Elementary and one shared between the middle school and High School. The ALC nurse...
November 27, 2015 - 9:22pm
November 22, 2015
Hello Worthington, meet the MAAP STARS
WORTHINGTON — A group of students at the Worthington Area Learning Center are striving to connect with their community and dispel any myths...
November 22, 2015 - 8:28pm
November 16, 2015
Flip it: Local students learn to reuse old materials
WORTHINGTON — While some students have their heads stuck in a textbook, Ethan Scheck’s students are taking a more hands-on approach. Scheck...
November 16, 2015 - 7:53pm
October 19, 2015
Column: District 518 offers credit recovery, online learning opportunities
By Nate Hanson, District 518 WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Area Learning Center (ALC) is an alternative model that provides a variety of educational programs leading to a high school diploma. (Note: Any student from our area should communicate with their school counselor or principal...
October 19, 2015 - 4:30pm
September 15, 2015
School board approves ALC enrollment cap
WORTHINGTON — The District 518 school board approved an enrollment cap on the Area Learning Center at Tuesday’s regular meeting. Superintendent John Landgaard said the enrollment would cap at 125 students. This would not affect any students currently enrolled at the ALC. “Based...
September 15, 2015 - 9:41pm
June 10, 2015
Teaching life skills
WORTHINGTON — The Area Learning Center (ALC) is hoping to provide more than just history and math knowledge to its students. “We want...
June 10, 2015 - 8:31pm
May 15, 2015
Seven ALC students published in state literary magazine
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Area Learning Center has a lot to be proud of. Recently, the 2015 edition of Alchemist, an art and literary magazine published and sponsored by the Minnesota Association of Alternative Programs, was released, and it contains the writings of seven ALC...
May 15, 2015 - 9:32pm
May 8, 2015
ALC students earn scholarships with essays
WORTHINGTON — Two Worthington Area Learning Center seniors have used their writing talents to receive scholarships for their college educations. Jesus Espinoza and Jasmin Godinez were recently awarded $500 and $2,000 scholarships respectively to pay for college expenses. Espinoza...
May 8, 2015 - 9:46pm
May 5, 2015
ALC students compete at state contest
WORTHINGTON — In a first for the Worthington Area Learning Center, three students won the opportunity to compete in the Minnesota Association...
May 5, 2015 - 9:13pm
May 1, 2015
Column: District 518 offers chances to recover missed credits
By NATE HANSON, District 518 WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Area Learning Center (ALC) is an alternative model that provides a variety of educational programs leading to a high school diploma. Any student from our area should communicate with their school counselor or principal...
May 1, 2015 - 9:21pm
Hospital Auxiliary treated to brunch
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Hospital Auxiliary Spring Brunch will be April 9 at the Travelodge, 2015 Humiston Ave. Registration begins at 9 a.m. with the brunch at 9:30 a.m. The program will feature the Great Plains String Quartet. Mike Hammer, chief executive officer of Sanford...
April 1, 2015 - 9:04pm