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TIF for old mall site gets OK
Senate DFLers propose $260 million in tax reductions
County considers reimbursing buyers for portion of costs to demolish properties
Another round of avian influenza rocks Iowa
‘Not a done deal’: County considers Armory Business Center purchase
Prep softball: Worthington gets a smashing debut
Prep tennis: Worthington doubles dominate in home win
Prep baseball: Worthington blanked; Stevens perfect for Windom Area
Prep golf: Worthington earns sweep despite struggles
College baseball: Dordt JV defends home turf against Minnesota West
Column: Does Tsarnaev deserve to die?
Column: Worthington FFA students set to participate at state event
Column: A touch of bipartisanship
Column: Where are the populist Democrats?
Editorial: Is the 4th the 4th if its the 3rd?
Lowell Wayne Jones
Sherri Sue Heimgartner
LaVonne Joyce Foss
Harvey Harold Everding
Toby Justin Iverson
Class of 2015: Nitibhon schedules appointment for career in dentistry
Concert series membership drive begins
Column: Worthington, America's Civil War City
Looking Back: 1940 -- City votes to purchase copper sulfate to treat Lake Okabena for algae
Geared up: Noah Hoehn readies for release of debut album
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Neeb 85th birthday
Wolf 50th anniversary
Harstad 90th birthday
Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale
Data: April 27, 2015
Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale
Data: April 26, 2015
Summary of Minutes from 2015 Tax-Forfeited Land Meeting
April 9, 2015
Managing mental health: Jesson visits Worthington to discuss Dayton’s proposed budget
WORTHINGTON — Minnesota Human Services Commissioner Lucinda Jesson met with mental health providers who work together for the southwestern corner of the state Friday in Worthington. The visit marks the first time a human services commissioner has visited Worthington's Southwest...
April 9, 2015 - 11:24am
April 6, 2015
Data: April 6, 2015
Corrections In Saturday’s Daily Globe, it was reported the Department of Human Services Commissioner has not visited Worthington in over 34 years. Commissioner Lucinda Jesson has visited Worthington several times. No DHS Commissioner had the visited Southwestern Mental Health Center...
April 6, 2015 - 8:43pm
October 28, 2014
Two vie for Murray County District 4 commissioner seat
Editor’s note: The following are written responses to questions posed to the candidates; they are published in the form they are received and not edited. Office sought: Murray County Commissioner District 4 Occupation: I am a freelance alternative energy (wind, solar, hydro)...
October 28, 2014 - 7:48pm
Two vie for District 2 seat on Pipestone County Board of Commissioners
Editor’s note: The following are written responses to questions posed to the candidates; they are published in the form they are received and not edited. Robert Bell Office sought: Pipestone County Commissioner, District 2 Occupation: Retired/Owner-Operator of independent...
October 28, 2014 - 7:32pm
August 21, 2014
State launches pollinator education effort
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Dave Frederickson promises to plant more flowers. It is part of a new program his department launched Thursday at the State Fair to encourage Minnesotans to provide good homes to bees, wasps, butterflies and other insects that pollinate...
August 21, 2014 - 8:23pm
April 4, 2013
Commissioners eye future work
WORTHINGTON --Nobles County Administrator Tom Johnson and all five county commissioners met for more than four hours Thursday in a retreat aimed at identifying goals for the future and building relationships with each other and county staff. The scheduled retreat was the first since...
April 4, 2013 - 10:30pm
April 2, 2013
Public works to public library? Board considers transforming building
WORTHINGTON -- In the continued search for a new site for the Worthington branch of the Nobles County Library, county administrator Tom Johnson...
April 2, 2013 - 9:48pm
February 19, 2013
County to provide EM director with vehicle
WORTHINGTON -- Nobles County commissioners on Tuesday approved a request from Emergency Management Director Joyce Jacobs to use a county-provided vehicle for emergency response. Jacobs would drive the vehicle to and from work each day, as well as for trainings and emergency response....
February 19, 2013 - 10:40pm
Library grant plan dropped
WORTHINGTON -- Just two weeks after authorizing staff to apply for a $500,000 Minnesota Department of Education grant for construction of a new library, Nobles County commissioners on Tuesday learned it may not be the best thing to pursue at this time with uncertainties about the...
February 19, 2013 - 10:37pm
Housing commissioner talks options
WORTHINGTON -- In a public forum Wednesday, Minnesota Housing Commissioner Mary Tingerthal said the local housing problem can't be solved all...
December 19, 2012 - 10:11pm
August 17, 2012
Widboom to face Benson in Nobles County District 3 Commissioner election
WORTHINGTON - Matthew Widboom's name was drawn from a hat in a 10 a.m. meeting of the Canvassing Board Friday to break a tie in the District 3 Nobles County Commissioner race. Widboom will now face incumbent David Benson, who earned his spot on the ballot for November's election...
August 17, 2012 - 10:14am
August 15, 2012
Vickerman ousted in Murray County
Six contested county commissioner primaries took place Tuesday in southwest Minnesota outside of Nobles County, with at least one race offering an upset of sorts. Kevin Vickerman, a two-term Murray County commissioner, placed third in the four-man District 1 race, ensuring he will...
August 15, 2012 - 12:24am
County Commissioner Candidates Forum is Tuesday night
WORTHINGTON -- A Candidate's Forum featuring those vying for a Nobles County Commissioner seat will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Worthington High School Cafeteria. Candidates from all five commissioner districts will be on hand to make introductory statements about themselves...
July 15, 2012 - 8:22pm
April 2, 2012
Commissioner seats are up for grabs
WORTHINGTON -- No matter which way the new lines are drawn, it is clear that all five Nobles County Commissioner districts will change enough to force each candidate to seek re-election this November. Population increases in the city of Worthington, as noted in the latest census,...
April 2, 2012 - 9:35pm
December 27, 2010
Commissioner pay, per diems and reimbursements add up
WORTHINGTON -- Between their annual salary, per diems for attending meetings and reimbursement for cell phone usage, mileage, meals and motels, full-time Nobles County Commissioners in 2010 collected an average $25,125 in taxpayer money. Third District Commissioner David Benson,...
December 27, 2010 - 8:41pm