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September 22, 2015
7.86 percent: Nobles County sets not-to-exceed levy
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County’s not-to-exceed levy was set at 7.86 percent during the board of commissioners meeting Tuesday with the caveat that the budget committee will continue to work with department officials to reduce the overall levy before the end of the year. Counties...
September 22, 2015 - 7:52pm
July 27, 2015
County inherits five new tax-forfeited parcels
WORTHINGTON — Less than two months after conducting a public auction to sell 16 tax-forfeited parcels in Nobles County, commissioners are now discussing plans for a second sale to deal with five new properties added to the roll of forfeitures. During a Monday morning work session,...
July 27, 2015 - 9:41pm
July 7, 2015
Sailor Plastics seeks loan for expansion
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County Commissioners on Tuesday took the next step in approving a loan request from Sailor Plastics, Adrian, to access...
July 7, 2015 - 9:21pm
June 29, 2015
Buffer strip legislation remains unclear
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County commissioners met on Monday with county employees, along with representatives from Jackson County, SWCDs and watershed districts, to learn more about Minnesota’s new buffer strip legislation from attorney Kurt Deter of Rinke and Noonan of St. Cloud....
June 29, 2015 - 9:41pm
June 23, 2015
County accepts bid for staircase replacement
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County Commissioners on Tuesday accepted the lowest of two bids received on the stair replacements at the Nobles County Government Center. Wilcon Construction Services of St. James presented the low bid of $199,400, and was awarded the contract. County Administrator...
June 23, 2015 - 8:46pm
May 21, 2015
Reading couple granted another extension to clean up property
WORTHINGTON — After granting two extensions already, the Nobles County Planning Commission on Wednesday night authorized an additional 60 days for a Reading couple to clean up their property, which is located within a residential neighborhood. August Froderman appeared before...
May 21, 2015 - 8:38pm
May 19, 2015
County to draw from reserve funds for broadband grant
WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Board of Commissioners voted Tuesday to take $25,000 from reserves in hopes of attracting a $25,000 grant from Blandin Broadband Communities to conduct a feasibility study to bring broadband service to all areas of the county. “The ultimate goal...
May 19, 2015 - 9:33pm
May 5, 2015
Nobles County purchases Armory Business Center
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County commissioners voted unanimously during their meeting Tuesday to purchase the Armory Business Center, located at...
May 5, 2015 - 9:16pm
April 28, 2015
‘Not a done deal’: County considers Armory Business Center purchase
WORTHINGTON — Despite many rumors circulating in the community about Nobles County purchasing the Armory Business Center at 225 Ninth St. in downtown Worthington, County Administrator Tom Johnson said Monday it’s “not a done deal yet.” The county has been looking at properties...
April 28, 2015 - 2:09pm
April 27, 2015
County considers reimbursing buyers for portion of costs to demolish properties
WORTHINGTON — During a Monday morning work session, Nobles County commissioners came to a consensus that county funds should be used to reimburse buyers for a portion of their costs to either tear down or rehabilitate the soon-to-be-auctioned tax-forfeited parcels. According...
April 27, 2015 - 10:52pm
April 21, 2015
Auction set for tax-forfeited parcels in Nobles County
WORTHINGTON — After months of discussion on the condition of and liability for tax-forfeited parcels in Nobles County, commissioners Tuesday set a date to offer a majority of the properties for sale at public auction. The auction will begin at 10 a.m. June 3 in the Farmer’s Room...
April 21, 2015 - 9:20pm
April 8, 2015
County makes plans to sell tax-forfeited parcels
WORTHINGTON — The process of getting some of Nobles County’s 23 tax-forfeited parcels off the delinquent tax list and into the hands of people interested in the parcels began in earnest Tuesday evening during a special meeting of the Board of Commissioners. The parcels have...
April 8, 2015 - 8:58am
April 7, 2015
Intersection lighting along Minnesota 91 approved
WORTHINGTON — After a couple months of discussion, Nobles County commissioners on Tuesday approved lighting projects along Minnesota 91, at the intersections of Nobles County State Aid Highways 14, 16 (leading to Wilmont), 18 (to St. Kilian) and 20 (to Leota). The Minnesota Department...
April 7, 2015 - 9:42pm
March 24, 2015
County transfers funds to aid in economic development efforts
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County commissioners on Tuesday approved a transfer of more than half a million dollars from its revolving loan fund to the Worthington Regional Economic Development Corp., acting as a Local Development Organization. The transfer will allow the WREDC to...
March 24, 2015 - 8:37pm
March 5, 2015
Transportation brings together Bakk, Dayton
ST. PAUL — “Let’s create a photo op.” With those words from Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk, and a hug with Gov. Mark Dayton, the...
March 5, 2015 - 8:02pm