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UPDATE: 20 injured after oil refinery explosion near Duluth
Central Minnesota boy dies month after crash with semi-truck
Scheel appears on first-degree murder charges in slaying of grandparents
Major pushback against Line 3 recommendation
Data: April 26, 2018
Thibodeau 'proud' of Timberwolves' progress
Sabathia liked what he heard from Twins
NFL Draft: Vikings' GM Rick Spielman open, as always, to trading for additional picks
Sano hits home run in Twins 7-4 loss to Yankees
College women's athletics: Lady Jays sign four new players
New Mall of America movie theater to offer food options
Worthington retailers jump into internet sales tax debate
Big farm insolvency plays out in state court
Lange’s Cafe ends 24-hour service after 62 years
Bingham Lake family business up for sale after 89 years
Place a Business Announcement
Letter: Time to get tough on confinement buildings
Letter: Historical society thankful for support at meeting
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
Time to respond to reader feedback
Letter: Looking out for farmers' best interests
Allan James Ritter
Arlene Mina Johansen
Minnesotans could have been exposed to measles in Winona and Albert Lea, officials say
Wild Mushroom Crostini recipe can be tailored to occasion
When it comes to wine, what are tannins?
STDs rising in Minnesota
COMMENTARY: Why we won't take a break from learning
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85 Birthday Card Shower
Virg & Marge
Shirley (Mayer) Klosterman
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
April 25, 2018
Name ideas sought for District 518 facility
WORTHINGTON — The Independent School District 518 Board of Education is entertaining names for the new ALC/Gymnastics facility.
April 25, 2018 - 11:30am
March 30, 2018
Letter: Different vision needed for multiple planned projects
By Ronald A. Wood, PhD, Worthington I always debate the value of open letters to our political units, but the issues at hand are too important to ignore, so I decided to let the public think about solutions to several critical projects that impact all three units of local government....
March 30, 2018 - 10:34pm
March 14, 2018
District 518 year-round schedule developments emerge
WORTHINGTON — The first developments regarding a District 518 multi-tiered/year-round schedule since February’s failed bond referendum emerged...
March 14, 2018 - 7:45am
October 13, 2017
Column: District working hard to address facilities needs
The school year is well underway with a great start to what should be a very successful year. A number of student activities are already in the fall tournament season or have completed their season, so do not miss the remaining events and a chance to support the students.
October 13, 2017 - 10:27pm
January 18, 2017
ALC adds a new social worker position
WORTHINGTON — District 518 was recently granted financial support for the addition of a new social worker position at the Area Learning Center....
January 18, 2017 - 9:44pm
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.
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.
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