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WHS grad named to state Young Women’s Initiative
Setting sail: WMS students create their own boats in 4-H STEM program
County authorizes sale of $9.5 million in road construction bond
Referendum to reinstate Iowa Beef Checkoff passes
Red Cross blood drive set for Dec. 21
WHS gymnastics: Trojans make big jump in gym
Prep hockey: Windom Area rallies past Worthington
Area prep basketball: Trojans tame Tigers 39-35
Prep wrestling: Trojans wrestlers beat Luverne, W/ML
Prep basketball: Tigers claw Trojans
As others see it: Tax, bonding, health care need special session
Column: The media are still looking down on working-class America
Column: Reinvigorating renewable energy in southern Minnesota
Column: You wanted anti-establishment? Hold on.
Joshua Joe Staples
Laurence L. Konradi
James (Jim) Kuhl
Nellie Van Santen
First Lutheran Church welcomes pastor Jeanette McCormick
First Lutheran Church welcomes pastor Jeanette McCormick
Disheveled Theologian: The Santa Boat
Looking Back: 1991 -- Wind chills up to 50-below close schools
Homemade granola easier, more affordable than you think
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Vortherms 90th birthday
Carter 65th anniversary
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November 22, 2016
Obesity rate of Minnesota’s low-income children drops
ST. PAUL — Minnesota officials are lauding gains made in reducing obesity rates among low-income children. A study released Tuesday notes that the state’s obesity rate for children ages 2 to 4 in low-income families participating in the Women, Infant and Children Program (WIC)...
November 22, 2016 - 9:46pm
September 15, 2016
As Others See It: Elections have consequences for children
Children cannot vote. They do not contribute big bucks to political campaigns. They are not represented by high-profile lobbying organizations. There is no AARP for the under-18 crowd in this country. Yet kids may have more at stake than adults in state and federal elections. They...
September 15, 2016 - 9:43pm
June 22, 2016
Minnesota ranks at the top in child well-being
MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota is ranked No. 1 nationally in child well-being, while North Dakota is ranked No. 8, in the 2016 KIDS COUNT Data Book released this week. It’s the second year in a row that Minnesota has earned the top ranking, thanks to being ranked first in measures of...
June 22, 2016 - 9:34pm
June 1, 2016
Man who killed wife and took children from Minnesota 5 years ago still believed to be in Mexico
ORTONVILLE — As the fifth anniversary of the murder of a western Minnesota woman nears, the Ortonville police and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension are still seeking clues to the whereabouts of a former resident who is charged with killing his wife and taking their two...
June 1, 2016 - 4:04pm
May 4, 2016
New free digital library for residents
WORTHINGTON — Worthington Independent School District 518 Community Education has launched a digital library for residents. The Worthington myON library contains thousands of books generally for children from age 3 to eighth grade. Residents can access the library, which was started...
May 4, 2016 - 8:34pm
April 24, 2016
Monogram Loves Kids seeking grant applications
CHANDLER — The Monogram Loves Kids Foundation will award $200,000 to charitable organizations that sponsor programs benefiting children in the eight regional areas in which Monogram does business. There is a total of $30,000 in grant funds available for charities in the Chandler...
April 24, 2016 - 7:15pm
April 21, 2016
Knowing your kid is overweight might make things worse
LIVERPOOL, England — When parents think their child is overweight, that may put the kid at increased risk of packing on even more pounds, a...
April 21, 2016 - 3:42pm
April 18, 2016
Talent sought for International Festival showcase
The Worthington International Festival is sponsoring a Youth Talent Showcase July 8 and 9. Participants must be between the ages of 5 and 25 years. Potential participants will audition June 7, and if chosen, will be paid for performing at the International Festival. For more information...
April 18, 2016 - 9:46pm
April 17, 2016
April 17, 2016 - 9:01pm
February 26, 2016
FFA Week: Introduced to ag at an early age
February 26, 2016 - 3:08pm
February 10, 2016
School bus driver might have fallen asleep, police say
ST. PAUL (St. Paul Pioneer Press) — A school bus driver fell asleep behind the wheel before he struck parked cars Monday and nearly hit a post office, St. Paul police believe. Police sent Mohamed Mohamud Wasuge, 31, of St. Paul, a citation Wednesday for careless driving, a misdemeanor,...
February 10, 2016 - 9:11pm
February 9, 2016
Daddy-daughter date night Feb. 20
WORTHINGTON — Worthington’s little ladies are invited to attend the second annual Daddy-Daughter Night Feb. 20 with their male role models....
February 9, 2016 - 8:26pm
November 4, 2015
The joy of giving: Operation Christmas Child Shoebox gifts impact children around the world
WORTHINGTON — For more than 20 years, area residents have participated in Operation Christmas Child, sending shoebox gifts to less-fortunate...
November 4, 2015 - 9:00pm
October 22, 2015
Survey finds increase in drivers not stopping for school bus stop arms
ST. PAUL — A survey by the Minnesota State Patrol has found children are increasingly being put at risk as they enter and exit school buses by motorists who fail to yield to stop arms. The one-day study conducted in April showed a 65 percent increase in stop arm violations compared...
October 22, 2015 - 8:19pm
October 20, 2015
Traverse the Halloween Trail
WORTHINGTON — Area children are invited to don their trick-or-treating garb a week early for the annual Halloween Trail at Pioneer Village. For...
October 20, 2015 - 8:28pm