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NCE offering Washington trip to youths
Shopko awards more than $1.4 in grants
An air-causing scare: Thier shares story of carbon monoxide poisoning
Exchange student program seeking host families in region
Chris Wallace to Reince Priebus: 'You Don't Get to Tell Us What to Do'
MW basketball: Lady Jays top A-R, Bluejays fall
Section 3A wrestling: Pipestone Area makes history
Section 3A gymnastics: Trojans edge JCC to return to state
Wrestling: Five Generals place at Iowa state wrestling
Wrestling: Worthington wins Section 3AA title, advances to state
Column: WCS event for incoming kindergarten students is March 16
Column: The coverup in search of a crime
Column: A case of smart people doing dumb things
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
Dorothy Irene Schmidt
Madeleine Ruth Naumann
Dolores J. Garoutte
Roger Allen Brunk
Column: Worthington’s first Shorty — A colorful life and a sad end
At 102, Eleanore Ebeling enjoys a sharp mind -- and daily exercise, too
You gotta have heart: Heart attack recovery sets new priorities for Murphy
Disheveled Theologian: Some thoughts on love in this Valentines week
Looking Back: 1942 -- Worthington taking part in 'salvage for victory' program
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Birth: Feb. 18, 2017
Coyer 100th birthday
Magnus 85th birthday
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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. The one-page document outlined a plan seeking...
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. Board members...
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
April 6, 2015
Progress slow, but steady
WORTHINGTON — Significant progress was made in 2014 — as well in the initial months of 2015 — on the eyesore that has long plagued this...
April 6, 2015 - 9:35pm
April 2, 2015
Home loan and home repair funding available
WORTHINGTON — USDA Rural Development offers home loans to low- and very-low income individuals and families living in rural Minnesota. Applicants must be unable to qualify for traditional financing and meet USDA income and credit requirements. Homes must be modest in size and design...
April 2, 2015 - 9:34pm