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Hawk Creek Lutheran Church members salvage a few pieces from fire-damaged building
Mark Dayton at DNC recalls Senate seat mate Hillary Clinton
Essentia rates 4 stars, Sanford 3 stars in new hospital quality comparison
Baustian siblings take part in 4-H Swine Show at Rock County Fair
Planning Commission approves after-the-fact permit
Ride with mom leads to lessons on bees, porcupine grass
Adrian looks to be Cinderella of state Legion tourney ball
Column: Cubs defense was stellar
YMCA Fun Run a good time for all ages
Amateur baseball: Worthington wins, takes 1-0 series lead over Heron Lake
Column: Night and day
Letter: Many thanks are offered following fire at business
Letter: Hagedorn all about negativity, fear
Letter: TV coverage of GOP convention left much to be desired
Letter: Journey pastor grateful for community support
Eleanor Louise Engebretson
Calen Daniel "Rudy" Ross
Religion briefs: July 28
Column: Face time
Looking Back: 2006 -- City, YMCA approved deal for new Y facility
THE SCHIZ: Barber keeps on clipping at downtown Worthington shop
Column: A memorable — and cold — arrival in Worthington in 1872
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June 23, 2012
Column: British land 'vultures' once roamed prairie
WORTHINGTON -- We are 261 years beyond 1751. That was the year Benjamin Franklin, Founding Father, told of his dislike of immigrants. The immigrants who troubled Franklin were the Germans. B. Franklin wondered, "Why should Pennsylvania ...
June 23, 2012 - 12:00am
May 26, 2012
Column: One of our own plays role in crucial battle
WORTHINGTON -- As we carry our flowers to graves this weekend none of us is heard grumbling, "Been here, done this. I won't be back." It is our intent to make that prickling walk to the gravesites again and again. So it is for a column which this year will go to print at the onset...
May 26, 2012 - 12:00am
March 11, 2012
Crippen named MSBA Board Certified Labor and Employment Law Specialist
MINNEAPOLIS -- Best & Flanagan LLP has announced that attorney Sarah E. Crippen has received the distinction of MSBA Board Certified Labor and Employment Law Specialist by the Minnesota State Bar Association. This certified specialist designation has been earned by fewer than 3 percent...
March 11, 2012 - 9:33pm
July 23, 2011
Column: There's always something -- or someone -- to fear
WORTHINGTON -- I never have known a Bolivian or a Bulgarian. I can't speak about people in Bolivia or Bulgaria. Speaking of Americans -- I know quite a few of those. I think Americans always need to be afraid of something. It is our heritage. Paul Revere rode to shout (shudder),...
July 23, 2011 - 12:00am
June 25, 2011
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