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Klobuchar, Franken announce more than $100 million in critical heating aid
Community helps build Oxford Street; 2017 overlay project could be delayed
Nobles SWCD begins connecting with landowners on buffers
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Section 2AA cross country: Koller leads WHS runners
Iowa state football: H-LP puts perfect record on the line
Scott Rall: Hi ho, hi ho, it's off to work we go
Section football: Fulda, MLA, MCC finish the job
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Letter: School referendum represents chance to ‘pay it forward’
Editorial: Schomacker for District 22A Representative
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Carol E. Anderson
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Community Thanksgiving dinner is Nov. 24
Disheveled Theologian: Banana bread evangelism
2016 Local Business Guide Directory
Looking Back: 2006 -- Worthington Ambulance Service wins honor
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June 13, 2016
Time to separate wants from needs: Bonding counsel offers financing options for county projects
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County Commissioners have a better idea of when and how much they can bond for capital improvement plan projects after meeting with bond counsel George Eilertson and Chris Eng, of Northland Securities, in a special work session Monday. The county has a long...
June 13, 2016 - 10:14pm
May 31, 2016
Filing period closed
WORTHINGTON — The filing deadline for individuals seeking public office in the Minnesota House and Senate, county board of commissioners and certain municipalities ended Tuesday. Following is a list provided by the Minnesota Secretary of State’s website (candidates.sos.state.mn.us)...
May 31, 2016 - 9:01pm
May 18, 2016
Cafe meeting with commissioners is Friday
WORTHINGTON — The latest meeting of “County Commissioners at Your Cafe” is scheduled for 9 a.m. Friday at the Worthington Hy-Vee Market Grille, 1235 Oxford St. Nobles County commissioners are hosting the meeting in communities in communities across the county in an effort to...
May 18, 2016 - 8:48pm
May 3, 2016
Public Works director reappointed to four-year term: County denies pay increase for Schnieder
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County commissioners reappointed Stephen Schnieder to another four-year term as the county’s public works director Tuesday, but voted to keep his salary at the same level instead of agreeing to the more than $9,000 annual pay increase Schnieder sought. Schnieder’s...
May 3, 2016 - 9:33pm
April 20, 2016
Stamp of approval: Board endorses concept for Adrian library renovations
WORTHINGTON — Library discussions dominated separate meetings of the Nobles County Board of Commissioners Tuesday morning, with a request for...
April 20, 2016 - 4:03pm
April 17, 2016
Keeping residents safe and secure: County government listens to residents, takes action
WORTHINGTON — From assessing properties to coordinating elections, keeping people safe to teaching volunteers how to respond to emergencies,...
April 17, 2016 - 8:48pm
April 14, 2016
To library or not to library: Commissioners consider putting a stop to armory plan
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County Commissioners gathered in a special work session Thursday to talk candidly about the future of the county’s arts center and historical society and — to an equal extent — the need for a new library. Though commissioners couldn’t take official action...
April 14, 2016 - 8:22pm
March 22, 2016
Muddied waters bring questions for county drainage attorney
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County’s legal counsel on drainage issues will be asked to weigh in on a concern involving livestock causing damage to a judicial ditch, Nobles County commissioners decided Tuesday. Public Works Director Stephen Schnieder raised the issue because a ditch system...
March 22, 2016 - 9:14pm
February 2, 2016
Speed zones change in few areas around Worthington
WORTHINGTON — With the snowflakes flying and the wind picking up speed, Nobles County commissioners breezed through a lighter agenda Tuesday morning. Among their topics of discussion were the results of a speed study conducted by the Minnesota Department of Transportation on County...
February 2, 2016 - 7:20pm
January 5, 2016
Dundee requests cost-share to create diagonal parking on Main Street
WORTHINGTON — On Tuesday at its first meeting of 2016, the Nobles County Board of Commissioners elected Second District Commissioner Gene Metz as chairman, and Fifth District Commissioner Donald Linssen as vice-chairman, and commenced with discussion on a road project in Dundee....
January 5, 2016 - 8:11pm
December 22, 2015
County sets 2016 budget: Commissioner pay increase draws discussion
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County commissioners worked through a long list of end-of-the-year business during a two-hour meeting Tuesday morning, including setting the 2016 final budget and levy. Neither the budget nor the levy changed since commissioners hosted a public meeting earlier...
December 22, 2015 - 8:52pm
December 1, 2015
County presents 2016 budget, levy
WORTHINGTON — After nearly six months of budget negotiations, Nobles County commissioners are prepared to present a 2016 budget of more than $34.3 million when they vote in just three weeks. The budget represents a 27.7 percent increase over the 2015 actual budget — due in large...
December 1, 2015 - 9:27pm
November 16, 2015
Contract breached: Pellowski fails to pay property taxes on mall site, doesn’t respond to data requests
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council and Nobles County Board of Commissioners met in joint session Monday to discuss, among other things, ongoing issues with the proposed development of Promenade on Oxford. City Administrator Steve Robinson said little has changed since...
November 16, 2015 - 7:38pm
October 22, 2015
New dog kennel proposed near Adrian
WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Planning Commission granted preliminary approval during its Wednesday night meeting for Todd and Lonna Heideman, Adrian, to operate a dog kennel at 25773 Ahlers Ave. (in Section 19, Westside Township). The request will now advance to the Nobles...
October 22, 2015 - 8:26pm
October 7, 2015
County board OKs sheriff’s office change
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County commissioners, meeting in regular session Tuesday morning, entertained a request from Nobles County Sheriff Kent Wilkening to approve a change of status of one of his deputies, Scott Simpson. Simpson was hired as a part-time deputy to work up to 29 hours...
October 7, 2015 - 9:09am