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Cooling effect: Colder-than-normal weather may sweep in with La Nina
Five-day manhunt for accused murderer across five states ends on Nebraska-Wyoming border
Project leaders wanted: Federal funding may bring more opportunities to Worthington
Blood drive coming up at SWMC
Free sandbox sand offered May 7
College athletics: Minnesota West adds talent to athletic teams
Prep baseball: Adrian's Rogers no-hits MCC
Doug Wolter: Together, these Generals are hard to beat
Prep track: MCC, SWC win in Tracy; Thuringer, Moore get firsts for WHS in Fairmont
Prep baseball: Gumto paces JCC; Huska lifts Windom
Column: Plato, Aristotle and (oh dear) Trump
Column: The fault line between parties and voters
Letter: House Republicans make rural health care a priority
Letter: Make an investment in the Worthington area
Column: Hope doesn't get you GOP delegates
Helen Sylvia Hoffman
Nancy Agnes Griffith
Religion briefs: April 28
First ‘Birding on the Green’ event is Monday
Looking Back: 2006 -- Central Elementary slated for demolition
Sublimely lime: The quest to make the best slice of Key lime pie
Class of 2016: Mayorga aspires to be a role model for other students
Out and About
Balk 80th birthday
Thueson 90th birthday
Zylstra 95th birthday
Thorn 65th anniversary
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April 8, 2016
Column: Art can make a major difference
By Gail Holinka and Jayme Wiertzema, District 518 WORTHINGTON — Art! What is art? Why is it important? What does it do for kids? Our communities? Art is so much more than just a class. Art is a universal language that crosses all cultures. It is the fabric of our society and reflects...
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April 8, 2016 - 9:32pm
April 1, 2016
NCAC Area Art Show opens Sunday in Worthington
WORTHINGTON — A full spectrum of artistic pursuits is currently on display at the Nobles County Art Center. The NCAC’s annual Area Art Show...
April 1, 2016 - 9:23pm
March 29, 2016
Art, history center by design: Armory plans leave some asking, ‘What happened to a new library?’
WORTHINGTON — After presenting 15 schematic floor plans, including the latest design for the county-owned Armory Business Center in Worthington,...
March 29, 2016 - 9:34pm
March 25, 2016
Area Art Show accepts entries
WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Area Art Show will open with a reception from 1 to 4 p.m. April 3 and continue through April 22. Submissions are currently being accepted for the exhibit, which is open to artists from throughout the region. All entries must be original artwork not...
March 25, 2016 - 7:44pm
March 4, 2016
Painting outside the lines: Spectrum of student art on display at Nobles County Art Center; show opens tonight
WORTHINGTON — Anything can inspire student artists in Worthington — from major historical works of art to pop culture. “It’s amazing...
March 4, 2016 - 5:01pm
February 7, 2016
Rothstein shows artwork at Minnesota West
WORTHINGTON — An artist reception for Haley Rothstein will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday in the lobby of the Center for Performing and Fine Arts at Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Worthington campus. Refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Leah Gossom,...
February 7, 2016 - 9:41pm
February 4, 2016
Ignored books inspire exhibiting artist
WORTHINGTON — Holly DeGrote found inspiration for her newest paintings in an unlikely place — the library. “A lot of the books I looked...
February 4, 2016 - 9:42pm
January 14, 2016
'The most beautiful pine tree in Worthington'
January 14, 2016 - 8:38pm
January 10, 2016
Applications due for Artisans Road Trip
OKOBOJI, Iowa — The 13th annual Artisans Road Trip (A.R.T.) is looking for artists for the coming year. Deadline for applications is Jan. 15. All disciplines and mediums are accepted — painting, drawing, sculpture, mixed media, jewelry, fabric, wood, photography, pottery and more....
January 10, 2016 - 7:41pm
September 30, 2015
Envisioning the future: Local residents discuss potential options for armory building
WORTHINGTON — Following a tour and public meeting Tuesday night, the future for the armory building looks bright. Citizens gathered to...
September 30, 2015 - 2:10pm
September 21, 2015
State of the art: Prairie Elementary offers new art education program
WORTHINGTON — Mrs. W’s new art class has its students cheering. “I got cheers the first day we painted,” Jayme Wiertzema said. Wiertzema...
September 21, 2015 - 9:04pm
A glass act: Chad Balster forges career with hand-blown creations
When Chad Balster departed the halls of Worthington High School 20 years ago, he anticipated a career of some sort in the art world. He has been...
August 21, 2015 - 9:36pm
July 8, 2015
Jackson celebrates music, art and community
JACKSON — Rhythm of the River Music Festival is kicking off on Friday with the country music of Lonesome Ron. But country isn’t the only genre that attendees will hear this weekend. One of the festival’s goals is “to expose festival goers to new music … and styles of...
July 8, 2015 - 8:47pm
June 26, 2015
Rushmore artist hosting art event on Sunday
WORTHINGTON — What do battleships and accordions have in common? Bobbie Alsgaard-Lien loves to paint both. The Rushmore artist will be hosting...
June 26, 2015 - 9:48pm
June 10, 2015
Windows on the courtyard
WORTHINGTON — The backside of a downtown building is about to get an artistic facelift thanks to the talents of artist Shawn McCann and some...
June 10, 2015 - 4:10pm