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Council to host budget hearing Monday
St. Mary’s proclaims itself as official sanctuary for undocumented immigrants
Budget cutting leads to 2.98 percent levy increase in Nobles County
College basketball: Chol keeps his cool
Girls basketball: Adrian starts fast, beats MLA
Boys basketball: Kunerth shot sends Fulda to victory
Gymnastics: Schneekloth, Schuett lead JCC
Prep hockey: Trojans win one!
Column: What does ABA mean for schools?
Column: Kellyanne Conway plunges into the Mommy Wars
Letter: Plenty of good opportunities are right here in Worthington
As others see it: Tax, bonding, health care need special session
Column: The media are still looking down on working-class America
Arline E. Tordsen
William "Bill" Cuperus
Joy P. Sharp
Joshua Joe Staples
Column: A Christmas past: Ice, lights, costumes, forest of yule trees
Teacher and traveler: Makela has found home in Worthington after instructing students in far-flung locales
First Lutheran Church welcomes pastor Jeanette McCormick
First Lutheran Church welcomes pastor Jeanette McCormick
Disheveled Theologian: The Santa Boat
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Vortherms 90th birthday
Carter 65th anniversary
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February 12, 2014
County board has work session
WORTHINGTON — The new county assessor and updates on drainage and road projects were all hot topics at Wednesday’s Nobles County Board work...
February 12, 2014 - 9:48pm
January 7, 2014
County commissioners OK Prairie Justice Center bonding
WORTHINGTON — During their first meeting of 2014, Nobles County commissioners approved Tuesday a refunding of $5.695 million in general obligation bonds on the Prairie Justice Center, thereby saving the county more than $503,300 in debt service expenses over the life of the bonds. George...
January 7, 2014 - 8:57pm
December 17, 2013
Nobles County board OKs own raise
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County commissioners approved a 2 percent pay increase for themselves in a 3-2 vote Tuesday during the board’s final meeting of the year. Objecting to the increase — primarily because of its late appearance before commissioners for consideration — were...
December 17, 2013 - 10:27pm
November 19, 2013
New restrictions for Brewster bridge
WORTHINGTON — Upon completion of its annual bridge safety inspection, Nobles County Public Works has placed new weight restrictions on a bridge north of Brewster on County State Aid Highway 1 spanning Jack Creek. The bridge posting now restricts straight trucks to a maximum weight...
November 19, 2013 - 10:46pm
November 6, 2013
County delays rural signage until spring
WORTHINGTON — Emergency 911 signage for all rural addresses in Nobles County will be delayed until next spring and will now come at an added cost. Nobles County commissioners decided during their Tuesday meeting to include street names on all individual signs, resulting in a...
November 6, 2013 - 12:20am
September 17, 2013
County board approves tile line
WORTHINGTON — On a 4-1 vote, Nobles County commissioners on Tuesday approved moving forward with repairs to Judicial Ditch 11B, which will include the replacement of approximately 2,500 feet of county tile. The decision was made after Nobles County Public Works Director Stephen...
September 17, 2013 - 9:14pm
E911 signage may wait until next year
WORTHINGTON — The installation of E911 signage at all rural addresses in Nobles County may be delayed now until next year, according to Nobles County Public Works Director Stephen Schnieder. In response to a question at Tuesday’s Nobles County Board of Commissioners meeting,...
September 17, 2013 - 9:04pm
August 6, 2013
County tables assessor request once again
WORTHINGTON -- After again hearing a plea from the assessor's office regarding a request for two new property appraiser positions, Nobles County Commissioners on Tuesday again tabled action on the matter due to a lack of budget information. The request was initially made two weeks...
August 6, 2013 - 10:12pm
July 23, 2013
No easy fixes for aging tile lines
WORTHINGTON -- A public information meeting regarding needed repairs on Judicial Ditch 11B drew several farmer-landowners to the Nobles County Board meeting Tuesday. After nearly an hour of discussion, commissioners seemed to have more questions than answers regarding how systems...
July 23, 2013 - 10:46pm
June 4, 2013
County board hears employment assistance report from PIC
WORTHINGTON -- More than half of the Farley's & Sathers Candy Co. employees who lost their job following the closure of the packaging and warehousing facility in Round Lake have found new work thanks to the assistance of the Southwest Minnesota Private Industry Council. The PIC,...
June 4, 2013 - 10:58pm
May 21, 2013
County board accepts Balster's retirement
WORTHINGTON -- After 37 years with Nobles County, Auditor-Treasurer Sharon Balster is retiring. During their board meeting Tuesday morning, commissioners accepted her retirement, effective June 30. Balster did not attend the meeting. Nobles County Administrator Tom Johnson said the...
May 21, 2013 - 10:43pm
May 8, 2012
County Board plans fixes to Government Center
WORTHINGTON -- In a little more than a month, Nobles County Commissioners will have a look at bids submitted for mechanical and electrical upgrades in the county's government center on 10th Street in downtown Worthington. The total project estimate for the proposed work is approximately...
May 8, 2012 - 9:33pm
February 22, 2011
Wind farm developer to pay county, townships for road damage
WORTHINGTON -- Nobles County Commissioners on Tuesday approved a modification to the development agreement between the county and enXco that...
February 22, 2011 - 3:45pm
December 2, 2010
Fire chiefs take a stand for Emergency Management Director
WORTHINGTON -- A trio of community fire chiefs came before Nobles County commissioners on Thursday in hopes of getting the county to reconsider...
December 2, 2010 - 10:41pm
September 21, 2010
Minnesota West offers to collaborate with county on new library
WORTHINGTON -- Nobles County commissioners may now have a new option to consider in its quest to build a new county library in Worthington --...
September 21, 2010 - 4:00pm