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Looking Back: 1966 -- Parachutist treated at local hospital
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Breuker 90th birthday
Verdoorn 50th anniversary
Kruger 90th birthday
Kremer 98th birthday
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April 28, 2016
Project leaders wanted: Federal funding may bring more opportunities to Worthington
WORTHINGTON — City projects may be eligible for federal grants worth millions of dollars, but Nobles County residents must choose an option....
April 28, 2016 - 7:52pm
March 30, 2016
Lawmakers support Minnesota urban agriculture effort
ST. PAUL — Forget farms taking up thousands of acres, massive tractors and full grain bins. Instead, the Minnesota House Agriculture Policy Committee turned its attention Wednesday to urban farming, small plots that often produce vegetables for families. “Urban farming is a way...
March 30, 2016 - 3:50pm
March 28, 2016
City approves concrete surfacing
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council had a preliminary public meeting for street improvements on Darling Drive, Hagge Street and Schaap Drive. The central issue of the night was if the roads should have concrete or bituminous surfacings under the top black layer when the...
March 28, 2016 - 11:09pm
March 21, 2016
Lakeside docking: Council discusses plans for marina on Lake Okabena
WORTHINGTON — In a special work session Monday evening, the Worthington City Council discussed a proposal to build a marina on Lake Okabena...
March 21, 2016 - 10:06pm
January 31, 2016
Luverne eyes destination city status: Award-winning photographer to present prairie images as idea for branding
LUVERNE — For the past several years, the community of Luverne has worked to position itself as a destination city. The beautiful Blue Mounds and its bison herd have attracted people to this corner of southwest Minnesota for generations, but today’s community leaders are looking...
January 31, 2016 - 9:00pm
December 15, 2015
Worthington City Council adopts 2016 budget
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council finalized its 2016 budget Monday night, setting a total net levy of more than $3.4 million that results in a levy increase of 5.5 percent over the 2015 amount. City Administrator Steve Robinson said the levy was reduced by more than $40,000...
December 15, 2015 - 9:40am
November 23, 2015
Prairie View Golf Links defunded
WORTHINGTON — After spending countless hours over many months discussing the issue — even forming a committee of public citizens to make...
November 23, 2015 - 10:37pm
September 1, 2015
Court says city can treat churches like businesses regarding street fees
ST. PAUL — The city of St. Paul is claiming victory in a long-standing legal dispute with two downtown churches over routine street assessments. The decision issued Monday by the Minnesota Court of Appeals upholds St. Paul’s right to treat downtown churches like businesses...
September 1, 2015 - 8:23pm
August 19, 2015
Council discusses land annexation
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council met for an early morning workshop Wednesday during which an annexation study of land south of the city was discussed. The land is located directly south of the city’s corporate limits between the railroad tracks and the southern boundary...
August 19, 2015 - 8:23pm
July 20, 2015
Last concert of city band’s season is tomorrow night
WORTHINGTON — The final concert of the “Amazing” Worthington City Band’s 2015 season will take place at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow at Chautauqua Park, with Mike Peterson conducting. Representatives of Worthington-Crailsheim International Inc. will serve as emcees, and the program...
July 20, 2015 - 8:29pm
In need of rain: City’s wells continue decline, but no further restrictions
WORTHINGTON — While Worthington’s water supply at the Lake Bella Well Field continues to decline, the city’s Water & Light Commission...
July 20, 2015 - 8:12pm
July 15, 2015
Working together: City, county discuss trail system maintenance, IT staffing
WORTHINGTON — Collaboration was the buzzword among Worthington City councilmen and Nobles County commissioners during a joint meeting of the two entities Wednesday afternoon. While acknowledging that several city and county departments are already working together, the basis...
July 15, 2015 - 9:54pm
July 6, 2015
City band to entertain with ‘Them Basses’
WORTHINGTON — Wednesday night’s 7:30 p.m. concert by the “Amazing” Worthington City Band will highlight the band’s tuba section as it performs “Them Basses.” Additional selections at the Chautauqua Park band shell will include three marches (“Military Escort,” “American...
July 6, 2015 - 7:58pm
July 1, 2015
City band delivers July 4 concert
WORTHINGTON — The “Amazing” Worthington City Band will share a concert of patriotic and Americana musical selections at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Chautauqua Park, Worthington. With Mike Peterson conducting, the band is slated to perform a few classic marches (“On the Square,”...
July 1, 2015 - 8:45pm
April 15, 2015
Editorial: Stay aggressive on watering restrictions
During its April 6 meeting, the Worthington Public Utilities Water & Light Commission voted to enact watering restrictions within the city. Yet, the restrictions weren’t quite as tough as they had been in the past. The commission’s action last week resulted in the banning...
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April 15, 2015 - 10:19pm