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Craving coffee: Businesses, others hopeful for downtown jolt
Okabena-Ocheda Watershed sets 2017 budget
Officials optimistic as Congress approves $1 billion opioid initiative
Trump tabs Branstad as top China diplomat
St. Cloud-based video company challenges state law on serving gay couples
Area girls basketball roundup: Adrian beats Luverne after slow start
Prep wrestling: Trojans fall in tight battle with W/RRC
Area boys basketball roundup: Huskies win high-scoring season opener
Boys hockey: Trojans refuse to quit in loss to Redwood Valley
Boys basketball: Trojans show teamwork, depth in victory over Luverne
Column: Reinvigorating renewable energy in southern Minnesota
Column: You wanted anti-establishment? Hold on.
In Trump's America, 'pizzagate' could be the new normal
Letter: Pioneer Village
Letter: Local government entities should live within their means
Nellie Van Santen
James (Jim) Kuhl
Gerald L. Smith
First Lutheran Church welcomes pastor Jeanette McCormick
First Lutheran Church welcomes pastor Jeanette McCormick
Disheveled Theologian: The Santa Boat
Looking Back: 1991 -- Wind chills up to 50-below close schools
Homemade granola easier, more affordable than you think
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June 19, 2016
SW MN Workforce Council honors client and successful partner team
MARSHALL — The Southwest Minnesota Workforce Council hosted its regular meeting on June 2. Highlights of the meeting included the recognition of Hajir Dahir, a Youth & Young Adult Program participant. PIC Youth & Young Adult Program Manager Eriann Faris shared Dahir’s...
June 19, 2016 - 8:00pm
June 14, 2016
Council rejects permit for church
WORTHINGTON — From babies to children and adults, dozens of Worthington residents attended the city’s council meeting Monday night, as the members rejected a motion granting an interim permit to a downtown property owned by a church group. The property that previously housed...
June 14, 2016 - 8:21pm
May 31, 2016
‘Embarrassing’: District, city discuss Buss Fields renovations, building three more soccer fields
WORTHINGTON — Members of the Worthington City Council and District 518 school board met in a special work session Tuesday to discuss a proposal to develop three soccer fields on the district’s newly acquired property instead of repairing Buss Fields. Earlier this month, the council...
May 31, 2016 - 8:54pm
May 23, 2016
Council hopes for increased security, approves street projects
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council considered heightened security systems in municipal buildings, discussed a rent agreement with Bountiful Baskets and awarded contracts for various street projects during its Monday evening meeting. City staff expressed concern about the...
May 23, 2016 - 10:32pm
May 9, 2016
Council approves mosquito program, field renovations
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council met Monday night to discuss a number of items, including a plan to renovate Buss Field and a mosquito control program. The council authorized Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. (SEH) to draft a plan to renovate Buss Field, which is located...
May 9, 2016 - 10:25pm
April 25, 2016
Planning & design: City approves opening stages of Oxford Street reconstruction
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council met Monday night and approved an agreement for consultation costs associated with the reconstruction of Oxford Street. The project, which is due to take place in 2025, will completely reconstruct Oxford Street and make it more accommodating...
April 25, 2016 - 10:10pm
April 11, 2016
Of boats and bikes: City discusses private docks, approves bicycle lane plan
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council met for a regular city council session Monday night to discuss dock system issues on Lake Okabena, bike lanes on Oxford Street and a sewer extension to a property proposed for annexation. The council approved a dock application and extended...
April 11, 2016 - 10:34pm
March 28, 2016
City approves concrete surfacing
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council had a preliminary public meeting for street improvements on Darling Drive, Hagge Street and Schaap Drive. The central issue of the night was if the roads should have concrete or bituminous surfacings under the top black layer when the...
March 28, 2016 - 11:09pm
March 21, 2016
Lakeside docking: Council discusses plans for marina on Lake Okabena
WORTHINGTON — In a special work session Monday evening, the Worthington City Council discussed a proposal to build a marina on Lake Okabena...
March 21, 2016 - 10:06pm
February 22, 2016
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council passed a motion Monday allowing Memorial Auditorium to show movies in the near future. The council voted to grant Memorial Auditorium a $42,300 loan for equipment, including a motorized screen for $7,300, a surround-sound system for $16,000...
February 22, 2016 - 10:43pm
February 9, 2016
Comment period begins for new city sculpture
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council set in motion a 30-day comment period on the proposed Crailsheim Bridge sculpture in Chautauqua Park during its Monday night meeting. Gail Holinka and Kathy Craun, representing the Worthington Public Arts Commission, shared a timeline of...
February 9, 2016 - 8:27pm
January 25, 2016
Council takes next step in Northland Mall redevelopment
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council took the next step necessary Monday night to help advance Yellow Company’s request to take over the existing $1.2 million mortgage — and obtain an additional $400,000 mortgage — to purchase the former Northland Mall property. It was...
January 25, 2016 - 10:31pm
January 12, 2016
Verizon booster ‘small cells’ explained, approved at council meeting
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council on Monday night learned about a new type of cellular communications technology that will now be installed in Worthington after being approved by an unanimous vote. The council unanimously approved a licensing agreement with Alltel Communication...
January 12, 2016 - 7:51pm
January 11, 2016
Council discusses temporary movie showing site
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council on Monday night discussed an issue that affects all area residents — the current lack of a movie theater of any sort in the city of Worthington. City officials have recently stated that Northland Cinema owner Todd Frager is still committed...
January 11, 2016 - 10:55pm
January 5, 2016
Committee tables request to release mortgage
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Economic Development Revolving Loan Fund Committee has tabled a request from local businesswoman Lori Klooster seeking a release of mortgage on her property at 500 Stower Drive so she can sell the real estate. The action, taken during an early morning...
January 5, 2016 - 8:12pm