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Zimmer: It's 'possible' Bridgewater could be out for season
September 1, 2015
Planning commission will not revisit Stower Drive zoning
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Planning Commission met Tuesday evening to consider if the city council should rezone Stower Drive from an M-2 to an M-1 zone. At the Aug. 24 regular city council meeting, Pastor Jose Miranda was denied his application that sought a text amendment...
September 1, 2015 - 10:04pm
August 26, 2015
Council talks levy budget
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council met for a special workshop Wednesday morning to discuss the 2016 tax levy budget. Included in the agenda were discussions of prospective budgets for public safety; engineering, community economic development, the Center for Active Living;...
August 26, 2015 - 8:50pm
August 25, 2015
Caught in the rough: City council holds public meeting to discuss Prairie View’s fate
WORTHINGTON — The future of Prairie View Golf Course is still undetermined. The Worthington City Council met Tuesday night after a long-range planning committee’s 5-3 vote Aug. 12 to recommend that the city decommission the entire 18-hole golf course and convert the area to...
August 25, 2015 - 10:08pm
August 24, 2015
Council denies request to alter zoning ordinance
WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington City Council, on a 3-2 vote, denied an application seeking approval of a text amendment to the city’s zone ordinance during its Monday meeting. Pastor Jose Miranda was seeking a special permit to allow institutional and cultural land use in an...
August 24, 2015 - 11:01pm
August 19, 2015
Council discusses land annexation
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council met for an early morning workshop Wednesday during which an annexation study of land south of the city was discussed. The land is located directly south of the city’s corporate limits between the railroad tracks and the southern boundary...
August 19, 2015 - 8:23pm
August 11, 2015
Council approves addition to American Lutheran Church
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council approved a special permit to American Lutheran Church for the construction of a new addition. The 3,379-square-foot addition would be located to the northeast corner of the existing facility and would provide the congregation with additional...
August 11, 2015 - 2:04pm
July 15, 2015
Hertz wins in special election
OCHEYEDAN, Iowa — The city of Ocheyedan had a special election Tuesday to determine who would fill the remainder of councilman Gene Turner’s term. In a landslide victory of 103 votes to 35, Kevin Hertz was voted into the empty council seat over election petitioner Clyde Hoekstra....
July 15, 2015 - 9:52pm
July 13, 2015
Worthington works to become pedestrian-friendly
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council on Monday approved moving forward with an Active Living Plan (ALP) in hopes of making Worthington a more pedestrian-friendly city. At its Nov. 10, 2014 meeting, council members approved a contract with the Southwest Regional Development...
July 13, 2015 - 10:15pm
June 8, 2015
Council OKs watering ordinance
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council approved an amendment to an ordinance pertaining to water usage during its Monday evening meeting. The ordinance states that whenever the Worthington Public Utilities Water and Light Commission determines there is a water shortage, it...
June 8, 2015 - 10:34pm
May 28, 2015
Habitat for Humanity to build in Edgerton
EDGERTON — The Edgerton City Council has approved the donation of a city-owned lot to Southwest Minnesota Habitat for Humanity, but not after some community residents expressed worries about the building of a new Habitat home in the city. Prior to the May 20 council approval...
May 28, 2015 - 8:56pm
May 26, 2015
Darling Drive, Hagge Street and Schaap Drive to be improved
The Worthington City Council conducted two public hearings concerning planned street improvements during Tuesday night’s meeting. The first hearing pertained to Shady Lane, currently a gravel road with four residential lots. A petition was signed last year to get the street paved....
May 26, 2015 - 10:41pm
May 11, 2015
Water main extension approved for Country Road 35
WORTHINGTON — The city council voted to approve a contract allowing a water main extension to be developed on County Road 35 east of County Road 5. The contract was awarded to Larson Crane Service of Worthington for the amount of $122,311. Five bids were received. “The mobilization...
May 11, 2015 - 10:42pm
April 14, 2015
City Council approves clean water study funding
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council approved Monday night a funding request for the Clean Water Partnership that would allow two studies to be completed. The first, the Prairie View Golf Links Stormwater Best Management Practices (BMP) feasibility study, would seek to...
April 14, 2015 - 9:21am
April 6, 2015
Water restrictions begin
WORTHINGTON — It may be too early to think about watering lawns, but the Worthington Public Utilities Water & Light Commission is taking a proactive approach now in hopes of saving water. During their meeting Monday afternoon, commissioners voted unanimously to implement...
April 6, 2015 - 8:28pm
April 5, 2015
Hoekstra sues city of Ocheyedan over trees
SIBLEY, Iowa — Representatives for the City of Ocheyedan, Iowa, took the witness stand last week to defend the city’s position in a long-standing...
April 5, 2015 - 9:13pm