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May 26, 2016
Planning commission approves permit for V&M Locker
WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Planning Commission appeared to have a light agenda Wednesday night with one request for an after-the-fact permit for Verlyn Ruiter, co-owner of V&M Locker in Leota. Ruiter constructed a roof over a new corral at the back of his business without...
May 26, 2016 - 8:01pm
May 24, 2016
WPU talks Lewis & Clark options if no special session
WORTHINGTON — If Worthington Public Utilities Manager Scott Hain was disappointed Monday in the failed attempts to get state bonding money to complete the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System to Worthington, the WPU’s Water & Light Commission was fired up about the lack...
May 24, 2016 - 8:48pm
May 3, 2016
Planning commission discusses new apartments, garage addition
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Planning Commission met Tuesday night to discuss the rezoning of a property to allow for an apartment complex and a variance for a single-home dwelling. The commissioners unanimously approved the rezoning of 6.3 acres that will soon be owned by the...
May 3, 2016 - 9:46pm
February 1, 2016
Water & Light Commission talks water levels, lifting watering restrictions
WORTHINGTON — Except for a slight dip in one week’s readings, the entire month of January showed Worthington’s water levels in the Lake Bella wellfield continuing to rise. As of last Friday, the water levels in Well 26 were 7 feet, 10 inches above average — and nearly 18 feet...
February 1, 2016 - 9:25pm
December 2, 2015
Commission reverses zoning recommendation
WORTHINGTON — In a 4-1 vote Tuesday night, the Worthington Planning Commission reversed its previous recommendation regarding zoning on the...
December 2, 2015 - 8:27pm
October 15, 2015
Minnesota West terminates funding for Cable 3
WORTHINGTON — For more than 30 years, Cable 3 has been morphing to fit the needs of its Worthington consumers. The cable company is now set to make another big change — Minnesota West Community and Technical College has decided to terminate its funding as well as withdraw from...
October 15, 2015 - 10:13pm
September 1, 2015
Planning commission will not revisit Stower Drive zoning
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Planning Commission met Tuesday evening to consider if the city council should rezone Stower Drive from an M-2 to an M-1 zone. At the Aug. 24 regular city council meeting, Pastor Jose Miranda was denied his application that sought a text amendment...
September 1, 2015 - 10:04pm
April 6, 2015
Water restrictions begin
WORTHINGTON — It may be too early to think about watering lawns, but the Worthington Public Utilities Water & Light Commission is taking a proactive approach now in hopes of saving water. During their meeting Monday afternoon, commissioners voted unanimously to implement...
April 6, 2015 - 8:28pm
February 17, 2015
Water & Light Commission supports council decision
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Water and Light Commission unanimously approved an amendment to the HRA loan for the Rising Sun Estates project Tuesday. The amendment had originally been approved Feb. 10 by the Worthington City Council. It involves deferring the payments and interest...
February 17, 2015 - 8:29pm
Water and Light Commission discusses 2015 electric rates
WORTHINGTON — The 2015 electric department budget was discussed during Monday’s Worthington Public Utilities Water and Light Commission meeting. While nothing was set in stone, WPU Manager Scott Hain, projects an increase. During the meeting, Hain gave commissioners three...
November 17, 2014 - 8:19pm
October 24, 2014
Neighbors seek clean-up of Reading property
WORTHINGTON — Nearly a dozen residents of the unincorporated village of Reading came before the Nobles County Planning Commission Wednesday...
October 24, 2014 - 1:26pm
October 7, 2014
Lewis & Clark construction budget discussed
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Public Utilities Water and Light Commission discussed Monday the upcoming Lewis & Clark Regional Water System board meeting, which will determine the 2015 construction budget for the project. The project is anticipating federal funding of $2.4...
October 7, 2014 - 10:17pm
July 21, 2014
Worthington water ban lifted
WORTHINGTON — A non-essential watering ban that has been in effect in Worthington for the last several months was lifted Monday afternoon by the Worthington Public Utilities Water and Light Commission. The commission opted to cease the ban until Sept. 2, at which time a decision...
July 21, 2014 - 9:51pm
March 27, 2014
Planning commission hears rezoning request
WORTHINGTON — Despite the opposition of several neighbors, the Nobles County Planning and Zoning Commission Wednesday night granted initial approval of a request by Brad Behrends and Jesse Flynn to rezone a parcel in the west half of the southwest quarter of Section 4, Bigelow Township. The...
March 27, 2014 - 8:16pm
March 3, 2014
Water and Light Commission hears water update
WORTHINGTON — Scott Hain knocked on the wooden table sitting in front of him. “Fortunately, the breaks and freeze ups have taken a little hiatus,” said Hain, General Manager of Worthington Public Utilities, as he presented to the Water and Light Commission Monday afternoon....
March 3, 2014 - 10:21pm