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UPDATE: Boyfriend with a record arrested in crash that killed University of St. Thomas student
Felon accused of counterfeiting scheme, Hastings police say
Mystic Lake Casino planning Super Bowl acts
Frogs in Minnesota, across U.S. dying from disease
Susie Island transferred to Grand Portage Band
Tuesday prep roundup: WHS boys soccer team rolls on
Cross country: LQPV/DB wins in Madison
Girls tennis: Worthington nips Marshall, 4-3
Girls soccer: Offense hard to find in 8-0 WHS loss
College volleyball: Improved Lady Jays are energized
Column: District 518 continuing to offer PASS
How reading can make you healthier and happier
Bygone staples and technology of the 1970s
Mystery plant has edible berries
Patience is a virtue, especially in gardening
Marilyn (Rogers) Koch
Ronald W. Ebeling
Jacqueline "Jackie" Barrett
Terrie L. Roede
Disheveled Theologian: Evening reminiscences
Column: Sunday afternoon outing sufficient for true world wonder
Looking Back: 1992 -- Bristow joins staff of local insurer
Disheveled Theologian: Updates and encouragement
Column: There is White House shadow across swath of our local region
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Bruns 50th anniversary
Jensen 85th birthday
Hohensee 50th anniversary
Wallace 80th birthday
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Notice of hearing on proposed assessment
Notice of hearing on proposed assessment
November 5, 2014
PurNet approved for county revolving loan funds
WORTHINGTON — Responding to the first request in about a decade, Nobles County Commissioners on Tuesday approved awarding $446,120 from the county’s revolving loan fund to assist a Worthington business expansion project. PurNet, Inc., requested a loan to help defray costs of...
November 5, 2014 - 2:03am
October 27, 2014
County budget tweaking continues
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County commissioners met for a special work session Monday morning to discuss a myriad of topics, from further paring down the 2015 county budget to planning a road trip to view the county’s 23 tax-forfeited parcels. In September, commissioners set the...
October 27, 2014 - 9:42pm
October 22, 2014
County board looks into tax-forfeited properties
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County commissioners on Tuesday voted unanimously to board up a couple of tax-forfeited properties within the city of...
October 22, 2014 - 1:29pm
September 30, 2014
Commissioners talk issues in Monday forum
WORTHINGTON — Two years ago, Gene Metz, of Adrian, and Donald Linssen, of Worthington, were campaigning against multiple individuals for a...
September 30, 2014 - 4:14pm
September 23, 2014
Tax hike limit 7.6 percent
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County commissioners on Tuesday approved a not-to-exceed 7.6 percent levy increase — for a total proposed payable levy of $12,277,268 — for 2015, with the caveat that they will continue to work on crunching the numbers before the final budget and levy is...
September 23, 2014 - 8:43pm
September 16, 2014
County works to minimize levy increase
WORTHINGTON — After more than two hours of continued budget discussions Tuesday, Nobles County commissioners are still fine-tuning the county’s overall budget and levy impact for 2015. A budget summary presented by Finance Director Jerry Viskocil to start Tuesday’s meeting...
September 16, 2014 - 9:11pm
Library talks resurface
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County commissioners took a break from their budget discussions Tuesday afternoon to talk about evolving plans to address the Worthington branch of the Nobles County Library and its continued lack of space. Now that the former swimming pool site is no longer...
September 16, 2014 - 9:00pm
September 2, 2014
Nobles County budget talks continue
WORTHINGTON — As they continue to work through the budget process for 2015, Nobles County commissioners on Tuesday sought additional information from two departments looking to increase their budget by more than $100,000. Information Technology Director Angelo Torres has a significant...
September 2, 2014 - 8:55pm
Watering ban to stay lifted
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Public Utilities Water and Light Commission decided during its Tuesday afternoon meeting to keep the watering ban lifted since levels were still in the green as of Friday morning. The ban was lifted July 23, and the commission agreed it would look...
September 2, 2014 - 8:50pm
Departments appeal county’s comparable worth study
WORTHINGTON — A comparable worth study requested by Nobles County commissioners more than a year ago and completed within the past month attracted some concern from a few department supervisors during Tuesday morning’s board meeting. At issue was the timing of the appeals process...
September 2, 2014 - 8:47pm
August 26, 2014
No shortage of new county staff requests
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County commissioners began the often daunting task Tuesday of reviewing department budgets for the 2015 fiscal year. While reviewing the proposed budgets, it was noted that a few departments asked for additional staff. The county has been under both a wage...
August 26, 2014 - 7:38pm
August 25, 2014
Making a road plan
WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Board of Commissioners spent three hours in a special work session Monday with Public Works Director Stephen Schnieder to discuss future road projects, bridge replacements and creative ways to fund them. With 400 miles of paved roads in the county,...
August 25, 2014 - 9:56pm
August 19, 2014
Commissioners approve contracts, grant agreements in brief meeting
WORTHINGTON — In one of the shortest meetings in recent months, Nobles County Commissioners breezed through a light agenda Tuesday morning, hearing first an update on the Southwest Initiative Foundation (SWIF) before addressing action items. Cheryl Glaeser, program and development...
August 19, 2014 - 7:53pm
August 5, 2014
WIC satellite office to relocate
WORTHINGTON — After losing space for a Women, Infant and Children (WIC) satellite clinic at the West Learning Center, Nobles County Community Health Services Administrator Terri Janssen found a new locale at the Avera Worthington Specialty Clinic. During Tuesday’s meeting of...
August 5, 2014 - 8:22pm
July 22, 2014
New temporary worker approved for county auditor/treasurer office
WORTHINGTON — Cognizant of an already full workload and an ever-approaching Election Day, the Nobles County Board of Commissioners approved Tuesday the hiring a full-time temporary employee in the county’s auditor/treasurer office. During a meeting attended by just three of...
July 22, 2014 - 9:33pm