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Jackson County woman killed in car crash
With Tony Cornish gone, what happens with House committee that focuses on guns and cops?
Minnesota vs. Minnesota: Agency pushes back in $5 billion 3M suit
Data: Feb. 19, 2018
Missing 27-year-old pregnant woman found dead in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Fan bus for state gymnastics
Marvin, Lamoureux score goals to send U.S. to gold-medal game at Olympics
LeBron's MVP performance guides team to All-Star win
Wild rookie Joel Eriksson Ek persisting despite near 50-game goalless streak
Russian curler suspected of doping
Commentary: Why are natural disasters called an act of God?
Commentary: Liars required for 'fake news' to proliferate
Letter: Story on Brewster boulder triggers memories
Letter: Exchange student experiences first Thanksgiving, Christmas in Worthington
Column: Worthington schools committed to 'Child Find'
John B. Taylor
Carlyle James Thaemlitz
Mary "Betty" Anderson
Rubber plants follow natural tree-like tendency
Disheveled Theologian: Of mince and (paper) men
Still visit those who no longer recognize you
Heritage houseplants: Readers share stories of long-living plants
Kind kids help hurting teacher
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Huisman 60th anniversary
Boltjes 50th anniversary
Heeringa 70th anniversary
Koehne 60th anniversary
Birth: Elizabeth Ruth Standafer
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
February 16, 2017
US housing starts drop; permits rise to one-year high
WASHINGTON—U.S. homebuilding fell in January as the construction of multi-family housing projects dropped, but upward revisions to the...
February 16, 2017 - 10:19am
January 17, 2017
City sees increase in commercial and residential development in 2016
WORTHINGTON — The city of Worthington saw more housing units constructed last year than in any of the previous five years, according to the 2016 Building Permit Summary Report and 2017 Population Estimate. Over the last five years, Worthington has seen the construction of 135...
January 17, 2017 - 9:18pm
May 25, 2016
Armory plan in limbo: Historical society asks county to own, maintain building and increase annual allocation
WORTHINGTON — Members of the Nobles County Historical Society presented a proposal to county commissioners during a Wednesday morning work session, outlining the organization’s vision for a potential move into the Armory Business Center.
May 25, 2016 - 8:44pm
March 3, 2016
Livestock building expansion projects move forward
WORTHINGTON — In the first meeting since Nobles County’s new feedlot ordinance took effect, the county’s board of adjustment and planning commission met Wednesday night — one to discuss a variance request for a proposed building expansion at Ocheda Dairy south of Worthington;...
March 3, 2016 - 10:03pm
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
January 13, 2016
School house rocks: Group hopes to save historic Jasper building
JASPER — Elicia Kortus had just finished the sixth grade when the Pipestone-Jasper school district voted to close the stately Sioux quartzite...
January 13, 2016 - 9:08pm
January 11, 2016
Senate building quietly opens after Minnesotans built it
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Senate building opened Monday with lots of Minnesota materials, put up mostly by Minnesota workers, and designed to...
January 11, 2016 - 10:15pm
January 7, 2016
New emergency services building proposed in Windom
January 7, 2016 - 9:45pm
November 19, 2015
Landgaard urges community input on new school
WORTHINGTON — Growing enrollment rates in District 518 have led to the beginning stages of plans to build a new school in Worthington. During the past week, Superintendent John Landgaard met separately with seven different entities within the school district to have an open dialogue...
November 19, 2015 - 8:54pm
September 8, 2015
Home building projects on the horizon: Nobles Home Initiative has approved 11 plans so far this year
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County commissioners Tuesday approved applications for five new housing projects to be constructed in Worthington through the Nobles Home Initiative program. The projects include a new owner-occupied single family home on Sterling Avenue and another on Grand...
September 8, 2015 - 9:10pm
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
May 12, 2015
WORTHINGTON —A groundbreaking ceremony was celebrated Tuesday afternoon to mark the start of work on a new facility for Bioverse. Contractors...
May 12, 2015 - 8:03pm
May 5, 2015
Nobles County purchases Armory Business Center
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County commissioners voted unanimously during their meeting Tuesday to purchase the Armory Business Center, located at...
May 5, 2015 - 9:16pm
April 23, 2015
Legislature considers smörgåsbord, from sprinklers to broadband
ST. PAUL — Broadband expansion would be funded, but at a lower level than supporters want. Industrial hemp would be allowed on a limited basis, but not for general cropping. Stricter wild rice water pollution regulations would be deferred. Large homes would not be required to include...
April 23, 2015 - 7:37pm
April 7, 2015
Housing needs on the rise in Jackson
JACKSON — Many communities in southwestern Minnesota are feeling the crunch of inadequate housing. Rising costs have made construction projects...
April 7, 2015 - 9:25pm