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'Your voices are important,' 15-year-old speaker says to open tribal conference
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
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
Letter: Be sure to attend NCHS book release event
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
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
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Bakker 50th anniversary
De Berg 80th birthday
Gerber 95th birthday
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Notice of Public Hearing
School Board Minutes for August
Data: Sept. 23, 2016
April 20, 2016
Stamp of approval: Board endorses concept for Adrian library renovations
WORTHINGTON — Library discussions dominated separate meetings of the Nobles County Board of Commissioners Tuesday morning, with a request for...
April 20, 2016 - 4:03pm
April 19, 2016
School board approves annexation petition
WORTHINGTON — The District 518 school board Tuesday approved a petition to annex a 157-acre property purchased by the district last month. Last week, board chairman Stephen Schnieder and board member Joel Lorenz signed forms that recognized the district as the official owner of...
April 19, 2016 - 9:36pm
March 24, 2016
‘Long-term investment’: Board members give details on 157-acre purchase
WORTHINGTON — For nearly five years, the District 518 school board mulled over what to do about the increasing enrollment in the district....
March 24, 2016 - 8:56pm
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
February 16, 2016
School board requests two more MASA positions
WORTHINGTON — The District 518 school board approved a resolution Tuesday requesting that the Minnesota Association of School Administrators (MASA) add two permanent superintendent positions to its board. The resolution, which was approved 4-1, was explained during Tuesday’s meeting...
February 16, 2016 - 10:16pm
January 19, 2016
Weber presented with MSBA’s Legislator of the Year Award
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington School Board and MSBA (Minnesota School Boards Association) Director of Governmental Relations Grace Keliher Tuesday night presented to District 22 Sen. Bill Weber the MSBA’s Legislator of the Year Award. “This award recognizes legislators for...
January 19, 2016 - 9:10pm
Appointments to HLWD board of managers questioned
JACKSON — Controversy has again arisen in the Heron Lake Watershed District after Jackson County commissioners appointed two individuals to the board of managers during their Tuesday morning meeting. Five candidates had sought appointment to fill two terms — one a full three-year...
January 19, 2016 - 8:39pm
December 15, 2015
School board approves levy 4-2
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington District 518 Board of Education met Tuesday evening in regular session to certify the district’s 2015 levy of $5,212,320.13 for taxpayers in the district. The measure was met with discussion and a bit of opposition from two board members. A change...
December 15, 2015 - 9:45pm
October 21, 2015
District 518 funds remain ‘relatively strong’
WORTHINGTON — School board members were briefed on District 518’s audit report at the board’s meeting Tuesday. Ellen Hoefker, of Drealan, Kvilhaug, Hoefker & Co., told the school board that the district’s fund balances continue to be secure. “You are in strong and...
October 21, 2015 - 8:41pm
October 15, 2015
New law no longer allows appointments for school board unexpired terms
WILLMAR — Minnesota school districts are facing special elections to fill vacancies on their boards, thanks to a new state law. It’ll be happening soon in Willmar as school board member Mike Carlson announced that he will resign at the end of October, as he is moving out of...
October 15, 2015 - 10:11pm
September 17, 2015
School board plans for new high school
WORTHINGTON — District 518 school board members met Thursday morning for a work session to discuss plans for a new high school. The population within the district’s schools has been growing quickly. A total of 3,094 students are currently enrolled in District 518, which is...
September 17, 2015 - 9:51pm
August 18, 2015
Busting at the seams: School board talks enrollment numbers, hiring minority teachers
WORTHINGTON — The first day of school is fast approaching, and many students have already enrolled in District 518. During Tuesday’s school board meeting, Superintendent John Landgaard told the school board that student enrollment is higher than projected. As of Tuesday, the...
August 18, 2015 - 9:24pm
July 21, 2015
Toys for Tykes to host silent auction: School board briefed on enrollment projections
WORTHINGTON — Worthington District 518 school board members gathered for their regular meeting Tuesday evening to discuss Toys for Tykes and enrollment projections. Board members discussed the proposed changes that will be made to the Toys for Tykes charity fundraiser. Last...
July 21, 2015 - 9:14pm
July 20, 2015
Back to school = back to the polls
SIBLEY, Iowa -- As July is now more than half gone and August is peeking over the horizon, many parents may be counting down the days until school...
July 20, 2015 - 8:25pm
July 14, 2015
Supervisors approve memorandum with Ackerman Construction
SIBLEY, Iowa — The Osceola County Board of Supervisors met Tuesday morning to discuss economic development, public safety and requests from two communities within the county. Osceola County Economic Development Director Mike Earll reported Tuesday that Tom Ackerman of Ackerman...
July 14, 2015 - 9:26pm