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Discovering drones: District 518, 4-H partner in activity with foam aircraft
Doctor knows best: Ulbricht heeds medical advice while living with Type 2 diabetes
NRCS touts benefits of reduced tillage, cover crops in advance of World Soil Day
Special time with Santa
WHS basketball: Girls, boys sweep Windom Area on road
Boys basketball: MLA rallies
Boys hockey: WHS hockey team scores three goals but falls to Winona/Cotter
Girls basketball: Adrian trips Heron Lake-Okabena
Gymnastics: Trojans start strong in Hendricks
Column: Enrichment opportunities abound in 2017
As others see it: The free Vikes-tix perk ‘looks bad’ for all
Column: Reindeer games at Trump Tower
Column: It's time to hold Big Pharma responsible for opioid epidemic
As others see it: Busted your holiday budget already?
Geneva J. Strolz
Change maker: Kevin Donovan pushes Worthington, and himself, to succeed
Our region was major supplier of early engines for Humvees
Disheveled Thelogian: A feast, a robbery and a reason to give thanks
Looking Back: 1991 - Armory offers shelter during winter storm
GREAT INDOORS: How to repurpose your huge Thanksgiving newspaper
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February 28, 2016
Balancing act: Minnesota clean water summit produces ideas
ST. PAUL — Balancing water is tough. Still, Gov. Mark Dayton brought together more than 800 Minnesotans to do that Saturday, looking at ways to clean up the state’s water while still allowing farmers and others to conduct profitable business. Potential solutions coming from the...
February 28, 2016 - 9:42pm
PACE to encourage clean energy
SLAYTON — After helping three businesses with energy-saving retrofit projects, the Southwest Regional Development Commission (SRDC) Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program is now reaching out to crop and livestock producers interested in implementing energy conservation practices...
May 28, 2015 - 8:49pm
April 8, 2015
Prairie View to be studied for water quality impact
WORTHINGTON — Since discussions first began to circulate about the future of Prairie View Golf Links and whether it will remain a viable 18-hole golf course, conversations have also flowed about keeping the course in public ownership as a way to protect water quality. Now, the...
April 8, 2015 - 8:36pm
April 1, 2015
Local area leaders to call on Worthington area lawmakers to support clean energy plan
WORTHINGTON — Local and area leaders from the Clean Energy and Jobs Campaign will call on area lawmakers to support a responsible Minnesota Clean Energy Plan at 1 p.m. today at the Nobles County Library, 407 12th St. The plan includes changing the state’s Renewable Energy Standard...
April 1, 2015 - 9:07pm
March 2, 2015
No health violations found in examination of Willmar Jennie-O plant
WILLMAR — An investigation completed last week by the Occupational Safety and Health Division reportedly did not identify any health hazards at the Jennie-O Turkey Store plant where dozens of employees fell ill in October. While the mass medical situation at the Willmar plant...
March 2, 2015 - 9:28pm
February 16, 2015
Clean Energy Jobs Forum comes to town Friday
WORTHINGTON — A Minnesota Clean Energy Jobs Forum is coming to the Bioscience Advancement Center for a 1 p.m. program Friday. The forum will be led by Joe Sullivan of the Minnesota Center for Energy and Environment and Mike Franklin of Weber Johnson Public Affairs. The forum,...
February 16, 2015 - 9:37pm
October 20, 2014
Down in the dumps
WORTHINGTON — When Dennis Hibma is out mowing road ditches in Bigelow Township in July and October, he sees more than the patches of Big Bluestem...
October 20, 2014 - 8:55pm
August 4, 2014
WORTHINGTON — A post-fair sickness that landed a Nobles County 4-H’er in the hospital a year ago has prompted him to write a grant to place...
August 4, 2014 - 8:25pm
May 21, 2014
Citywide spring cleanup begins June 2
WORTHINGTON — When last year’s mid-April ice storm left piles of tree debris on boulevards up and down Worthington’s city streets, it forced the community’s annual spring cleanup to be rescheduled about a month later. The timing worked well, and with this year’s cooler-than-normal...
May 21, 2014 - 9:03pm
May 12, 2014
45 coal train cars derail near Pillager
PILLAGER — Coal and crushed metal littered the BNSF Railway train tracks near Pillager in central Minnesota as crews worked Monday to clear...
May 12, 2014 - 10:27pm
April 15, 2013
Pitching in: Volunteers assist in ice storm cleanup
WORTHINGTON -- A week after a snow and ice storm tore apart trees and left thousands without power, cleanup efforts are well under way. Countless...
April 15, 2013 - 11:33pm
December 13, 2012
Canada wants joint effort to clean Red River, Lake Winnipeg
MINNEAPOLIS -- Winnipeg residents used to flock to the lake that carries their city's name, but not so much now. Huge areas of blue-green algae cover much of the northern part of the lake most years. Canadian experts say this is happening in a large part because Minnesota and North...
December 13, 2012 - 10:07pm
April 23, 2012
Green up and clean up
Several boxes of unwanted electronics sit Monday afternoon outside of Worthington's First State Bank Southwest. The bank accepted, at no charge,...
April 23, 2012 - 9:01pm
May 8, 2011
Lake clean up in Worthington
WORTHINGTON -- Assisted by scores of volunteers armed with gloves and black trash bags, Lake Okabena received its customary spring cleaning Saturday. Human-made...
May 8, 2011 - 7:43pm
May 5, 2011
Lake clean up
Members of Brad Grimmius' "You and the Outdoors" class at Worthington High School pick up sticks and trash along the shore and in the parks around...
May 5, 2011 - 8:45pm