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Wireless hotspot use increases, but a Band-Aid to county’s demand for broadband
WMS hosts its first Multi-Cultural Fair
Swimming with the sharks: S-O students learn negotiation skills
Common concerns: Mental health services available
College softball: Lady Jays lose twice to A-R
Prep baseball: Runs and hits are scarce as Pipestone edges Windom
Prep golf: Paulsen leads H-BC golfers
Prep softball: Trojans fall in solid effort
Track and field: Paulson wins twice at Mountain Lake
Column: Using technology to boost student engagement
Column: If Trump were a woman
Column: The solution for Minnesota's two biggest challenges
Letter: Railroad safety is a bonding bill priority
Letter: Clarifying the Establishment Clause
Kenneth L. Anderson
Ruby Eleanor Toussaint
Ruby Eleanor Toussaint
Detective work: Dave Hoffman recognized as one of the ‘Faces of Hope’ by Crisis Center
Column: Think we've had rain? Remember this stormy weather?
First ‘Birding on the Green’ event is Monday
Religion briefs: April 28
Looking Back: 2006 -- Central Elementary slated for demolition
Out and About
Balk 80th birthday
Thueson 90th birthday
Zylstra 95th birthday
Thorn 65th anniversary
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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
December 15, 2015
Worthington City Council adopts 2016 budget
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council finalized its 2016 budget Monday night, setting a total net levy of more than $3.4 million that results in a levy increase of 5.5 percent over the 2015 amount. City Administrator Steve Robinson said the levy was reduced by more than $40,000...
December 15, 2015 - 9:40am
November 23, 2015
Movie theater fate in question
WORTHINGTON — Armed with nearly an inch-thick stack of invoices, Northland Cinema owner Todd Frager appeared before the Worthington City Council...
November 23, 2015 - 10:41pm
Prairie View Golf Links defunded
WORTHINGTON — After spending countless hours over many months discussing the issue — even forming a committee of public citizens to make...
November 23, 2015 - 10:37pm
November 22, 2015
WHS hosts Toys for Tykes fundraiser
WORTHINGTON — Hungry high schoolers needn’t rely only on lunchroom chicken nuggets and cheesy bread to fill their rumbling stomachs for a week and a half each November. That’s when the Worthington High School (WHS) student council, aided by the building’s staff and homerooms,...
November 22, 2015 - 8:31pm
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