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MidAmerican Energy picks northwest Iowa for two wind farms
Amid backlash, Iowa co-op drops planned fee for solar hookup
Prep football: Worthington falls in game of inches
Prep football: Luverne holds off Windom Area; Adrian scores late
Iowa prep football: Harris-Lake Park devours North Iowa; Sibley-Ocheyedan rolls
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Prep volleyball: Adrian sweeps Hendricks
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Looking Back: 1965 -- Several building projects in progress at Worthington schools
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July 17, 2012
County roads used as detours face repairs
WORTHINGTON -- With multiple road construction projects taking place with the Minnesota 60 four-lane expansion project, several Nobles County roads are handling the additional traffic as signed detour routes. During Tuesday's Nobles County Commissioners meeting, Public Works Director...
July 17, 2012 - 10:24pm
July 15, 2012
County Commissioner Candidates Forum is Tuesday night
WORTHINGTON -- A Candidate's Forum featuring those vying for a Nobles County Commissioner seat will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Worthington High School Cafeteria. Candidates from all five commissioner districts will be on hand to make introductory statements about themselves...
July 15, 2012 - 8:22pm
June 19, 2012
County assessor seeks review of staffing level
WORTHINGTON -- Nobles County Commissioners on Tuesday received a request from Assessor Joe Udermann to review staffing levels in the assessor's...
June 19, 2012 - 8:22pm
County to take next step in plans for new library
WORTHINGTON -- Nobles County Commissioners took another step forward in the process of bringing a new library to Worthington during their meeting...
June 19, 2012 - 8:20pm
June 12, 2012
Hogenson hails to the chief
WORTHINGTON -- Talk about an experience to remember. Debra Hogenson of Brewster, the current Nobles County DFL chair, had the opportunity to...
June 12, 2012 - 9:14pm
May 30, 2012
Man involved in motorcycle crash succombs to injuries
JACKSON -- A motorcycle crash that occurred Saturday has claimed a second victim. Brian Engelkes, 35, of Sheldon, Iowa, died Wednesday, two days after his wife, Michelle, succumbed to her injuries. According to the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, a report of a one-vehicle motorcycle...
May 30, 2012 - 12:18pm
May 24, 2012
More candidates file for county posts
WORTHINGTON -- After the third day of the filing period for County Commissioner posts, several more individuals have thrown their hat in the ring in Nobles County. As of 5 p.m. Thursday, the candidates included: District 1: Marvin Zylstra District 2: Lonnie Roloff District 3:...
May 24, 2012 - 8:37pm
April 17, 2012
County experiencing rural building boom
WORTHINGTON -- With eight conditional use permits brought before the Nobles County Board of Commissioners Tuesday, Environmental Services Director Wayne Smith said the county is "in the midst of a building boom." Smith's office oversees planning and zoning requests and the county's...
April 17, 2012 - 10:07pm
April 10, 2012
Planning for the future
WORTHINGTON -- Nobles County commissioners voted Tuesday to proceed with the search for an interim county administrator as board members continue to consult with department heads about the future of Nobles County government. Board chairman David Benson said the Association of Minnesota...
April 10, 2012 - 8:30pm
April 9, 2012
Leaders sought in city, county
WORTHINGTON -- With five Nobles County Commission seats and three Worthington City Council seats slated to be on the 2012 ballot, residents have plenty of opportunity to step up and file for public office. While the Minnesota Secretary of State's office outlines the qualifications...
April 9, 2012 - 9:11pm
April 5, 2012
New Nobles County assessor settles in
WORTHINGTON -- Just three weeks into his new role as Nobles County Assessor, Joseph "Joe" Udermann is excited to be embarking on a new career...
April 5, 2012 - 9:16pm
April 4, 2012
County approves plans to improve Ditch 12
WORTHINGTON -- As part of their lengthy agenda of items to cover Tuesday, Nobles County Commissioners did approve plans for minor alterations to be made to Nobles County Ditch 12, which flows through the city of Worthington, crosses under Interstate 90, winds around the Travelodge...
April 4, 2012 - 9:54pm
March 27, 2012
Jackson County 4-H club earns state award
JACKSON -- Members of the LaCrosse Loyal Workers 4-H Club appeared before Jackson County Commissioners Tuesday morning with a brief presentation...
March 27, 2012 - 10:05pm
County talks EM position
WORTHINGTON -- One week after Nobles County department heads, county commissioners David Benson and Bob Demuth Jr. and other administrative committee members met regarding the future of the Emergency Management office, the full board came together Tuesday for its first open discussion...
March 27, 2012 - 10:03pm
March 6, 2012
County to create new social services post
WORTHINGTON -- Increasing caseloads are proving too much for the staff at Nobles County Community Services (NCCS), which led commissioners on Tuesday to approve a request for a new position within the department. NCCS director Nicole Names presented a request for a children's services...
March 6, 2012 - 7:57pm