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Fundraiser set for Sunday for kidney transplant recipient
‘Lil Red and the Three Pigs’ to entertain Monday in Adrian, Worthington
WRHCF grants to make positive impact on area youths
Items, assistance sought for upcoming visit from Crailsheimers
Freedom to fly
Amateur baseball: Cubs baseball: 'It was all good'
Prep softball: Sheldon edges S-O
VFW baseball: Worthington takes two from Marshall
Legion baseball: Post 5 bats batter HL-O
Scott Rall: It's amazing what lives in little streams
Column: The braggart with the ducktail who would be president
As others see it: Legislature special session now unlikely
Letter: Key medical drug is hijacked from public
Column: Trump's Potemkin village
Column: Trump's pivot to Damascus
Donald D. Benz
Norbert P. Anderson
Rosemary Abels (Hansen) Heideman
How does your garden grow? Williams property one of four on upcoming tour
Column: June 28, 1876 -- Circus in town, complaints ensue
Looking Back: 1966 -- Construction aplenty taking place in Worthington
Heart of St. Kilian: 129-year-old parish goes to oratory status
Column: People are always talking about other people here
Out and About
Puhl 80th birthday
Isder 85th birthday
Alberts 97th birthday
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Column: Buffalo Ridge -- our answer to the Hoover Dam
WORTHINGTON -- When you get above age 30, people sometimes ask you about things you remember that are not often seen any longer. Or maybe it is when you get above 40. You know what I am talking about. I even have people ask me about such things. I have told some people of barns,...
June 25, 2011 - 12:00am
May 7, 2011
Column: What became of ham salad and the evening news?
WORTHINGTON -- The subject last week was Writing Newspaper Columns. This is Lecture 2. I will offer introductions for three columns. You write the column which will follow: 1. We walk through the front entrance of the soaring architectural majesty of Westminster Abbey where lately...
May 7, 2011 - 12:00am
Column: Community orchestra not new to Worthington
WORTHINGTON -- The first guitar music I ever knew came with cowboy movies, Gene Autry and Roy Rogers at the Grand Theater. "I'm back in the saddle again, out where a friend is a friend ..." Cowboy shows were rated B-movies. I heard people say guitars were B-instruments. Very big...
August 7, 2010 - 12:00am
June 26, 2010
A day spent in the presence of royal people
WORTHINGTON -- The wedding has come and gone. No invitation. Her royal highness, Victoria, crown princess of Sweden and heir to Sweden's throne, was married June 16 to her physical trainer, Daniel Westling, a commoner, as it is said. Daniel no doubt has great hands. Victoria's secret. Victoria...
June 26, 2010 - 12:00am
June 21, 2008
Column: Remembering Eddy Arnold, and a memorable drive
WORTHINGTON -- Eddy Arnold died last month. I would have guessed Mr. Arnold's passing would have earned greater attention from the press. My word. In his career, Eddy Arnold had 37 recordings in the Top Ten of the pop charts. On country music charts, Eddy Arnold's records spent more...
June 21, 2008 - 12:00am
April 12, 2008
Column: Think spring: Here's a love story
WORTHINGTON -- Now and again a story or an interview from a day long gone will come mind. I thought lately of a wonderful love story. I talked with Achsah Payton Christensen at Slayton in 1984, when she was 91. (Achsah is from the Bible, she said; she cited the verses from Joshua...
April 12, 2008 - 12:00am
April 5, 2008
Column: Men who spoke up against popular opinion
WORTHINGTON -- Adolf Hitler "is a real friend of the common man in Germany." Adolf Hitler "has done more for the German people ... than any past or present ruler in Europe." Herr Hitler "walks quite democratically down the street, and men and women stop in their tasks to look, smile...
April 5, 2008 - 12:00am
March 29, 2008
Column: Getting the story on a few famous people
WORTHINGTON -- This was a while ago. A girl said to me, "You worked for newspapers for a long time, didn't you?" "Yes," I said, "I did. I still do, more or less. Less than more." "The reason I mention this," the girl said, "I would like to work for a newspaper some day." "Do you...
March 29, 2008 - 12:00am
March 22, 2008
Column: There seems to be horse stories everywhere
WORTHINGTON -- If you are keeping a list, there is one more reason for drinking coffee or, at least, for having coffee close at hand. If you should be called to help with a horse brought down by encephalitis -- sleeping sickness -- you will need coffee. A Texas veterinarian, Ben...
March 22, 2008 - 12:00am
March 15, 2008
Column: Warming up to long-ago visits by the circus
WORTHINGTON -- "Write something about summer," a woman said. She was shaking a finger at me. "I am sick and tired of winter. You tell a summer story." What? Roses in bloom? Picnic? Walk around the lake? What? Now and again this column has focused on circuses. Circuses are summer....
March 15, 2008 - 12:00am
March 8, 2008
It's been fun to stay at Worthington's YMCA - since 1891
WORTHINGTON -- Mark Shepherd came up with a surprise. Mark was searching on the Internet when: "I came across something curious. I noticed a reference on the Minnesota Secretary of State's Web site to an incorporation filed on June 20, 1891 for 'The Young Men's Christian Association...
March 8, 2008 - 12:00am
March 1, 2008
Column: Worthington's link to a wild west tradition
WORTHINGTON -- We can scarcely walk through downtown Worthington without having fleeting thought of Buffalo Bill. I mean: There, on the corner of 10th Street and Fourth Avenue, is Buffalo Billfold Co, owned by Bill and Lauri Keitel. Leather creations of many descriptions, all made...
March 1, 2008 - 12:00am
February 23, 2008
Column: Construction was everywhere in 1892 Worthington
WORTHINGTON -- Jennie Covey, Nellie Stevens and Marguerite Wright probably will ride on a Turkey Day float for their class reunion. Jennie, Nellie and Marguerite are the Worthington High School Class of '92 (1892). This year brings their 116th anniversary.
February 23, 2008 - 12:00am
February 16, 2008
Column: They were working on the railroad - back in 1870
WORTHINGTON -- I drove east on 60 one of these February mornings to get a winter glimpse of that two-mile railyard Union Pacific developed between Worthington and Brewster through the summer past. I kept the speedometer at 60; I didn't want to dawdle in Highway 60 traffic. Still,...
February 16, 2008 - 12:00am
February 9, 2008
Columnist: A valentine to women who served our country
WORTHINGTON -- Ann Johnson was (I believed) a striking woman. Ann was tall. They use that word, "statuesque." She was Scandinavian without challenge. Blonde hair. October sky-blue eyes. Rosy cheeks. Through her working years, Ann was a dental technician for Jake Casareto. She wore...
February 9, 2008 - 12:00am