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Discovering drones: District 518, 4-H partner in activity with foam aircraft
Doctor knows best: Ulbricht heeds medical advice while living with Type 2 diabetes
NRCS touts benefits of reduced tillage, cover crops in advance of World Soil Day
Special time with Santa
WHS basketball: Girls, boys sweep Windom Area on road
Boys basketball: MLA rallies
Boys hockey: WHS hockey team scores three goals but falls to Winona/Cotter
Girls basketball: Adrian trips Heron Lake-Okabena
Gymnastics: Trojans start strong in Hendricks
Column: Enrichment opportunities abound in 2017
As others see it: The free Vikes-tix perk ‘looks bad’ for all
Column: Reindeer games at Trump Tower
Column: It's time to hold Big Pharma responsible for opioid epidemic
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Geneva J. Strolz
Change maker: Kevin Donovan pushes Worthington, and himself, to succeed
Our region was major supplier of early engines for Humvees
Disheveled Thelogian: A feast, a robbery and a reason to give thanks
Looking Back: 1991 - Armory offers shelter during winter storm
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January 24, 2016
Frozen for a cause: Deep Freeze Dip raises $35,000 for Project Livesaver
WORTHINGTON — While most East Coast residents spent Saturday huddled indoors monitoring snowfall totals and blizzard conditions, a healthy...
January 24, 2016 - 8:58pm
February 2, 2015
Taking the plunge
WORTHINGTON — A group of approximately 40 brave souls gathered Saturday afternoon on ice-covered Lake Okabena to take the Deep Freeze Dip as...
February 2, 2015 - 5:41pm
January 25, 2015
Winterfest 2015 adds new events
WORTHINGTON — Put on your hats and mittens, bring your friends and family and enjoy this winter weather — it’s Winterfest time. Since it will likely be a while before spring temperatures arrive, the Winterfest committee is urging citizens to brave the cold and check out all...
January 25, 2015 - 8:34pm
January 8, 2015
Dippers sought for Deep Freeze Dip
WORTHINGTON — The Southwest Minnesota Fishing Club is looking for dippers to join in the 2015 Deep Freeze Dip. This year’s event will once again be a fundraiser for the Wayne Klumper Heals Fund. After this year’s dip, an application process for Nobles County youth recreation...
January 8, 2015 - 7:34pm
November 15, 2013
2014 dip to boost Wayne Klumper Heals Fund
WORTHINGTON — Proceeds from the next Deep Freeze Dip will help fund youth sports programs in the region. The annual event, set for 3 p.m. Jan. 18 on Lake Okabena at Sunset Park during Worthington’s Winterfest celebration, will have its proceeds go toward the Wayne Klumper Heals...
November 15, 2013 - 9:43pm
January 12, 2013
VIDEO: Deep Freeze Dip raises money for Jami Cummings learn to swim fund
Jami Cummings, CJ Nelson and Andy Johnson talk about raising money for the Jami Cummings learn to swim program, which allows for free swimming...
January 12, 2013 - 8:58pm
VIDEO: Watch as every jumper leaps into Lake Okabena for the Deep Freeze Dip
Watch as every participant jumps into a freezing Lake Okabena for the Deep Freeze Dip as part of Worthington's Winterfest celebrations.
January 12, 2013 - 8:53pm
Winterfest 2012 makes a splash
WORTHINGTON -- Fish were caught, a queen was crowned, hearts got healthier and more than $14,000 was raised for the Jami Cummings Learn To Swim...
February 12, 2012 - 10:15pm
January 16, 2011
Dip raises $40,000
WORTHINGTON -- Six days ago, Southwest Minnesota Honor Flight executive committee president Terrie Gulden said the group was $50,000 away from...
January 16, 2011 - 8:19pm
January 3, 2011
Deep Freeze Dip returns to raise money for Honor Flight
WORTHINGTON -- The morning crew at US 104 is once again seeking people to take a dip in the frigid waters of Lake Okabena to help support local...
January 3, 2011 - 9:00pm
January 26, 2010
Editorial: Deep Freeze Dip warms hearts
When planning for the Deep Freeze Dip for Southwest Minnesota Honor Flight began two weeks ago, organizers were hoping the fundraiser would net...
January 26, 2010 - 12:00am
January 25, 2010
Worthington's first Winter Fest conquers January conditions
WORTHINGTON -- While the Deep Freeze Dip was the main event Saturday, there were a few other festivities scheduled in conjunction with Worthington's...
January 25, 2010 - 12:00am
Deep Freeze Dip raises funds for Southwest Minnesota Honor Flight
WORTHINGTON -- The gasps and exclamations that arose from the depths of Lake Okabena along with the participants were indicative of just how...
January 25, 2010 - 12:00am
January 23, 2010
Video: The Deep Freeze Dip
Participants in the Deep Freeze Dip for Honor Flight Minnesota jumped into the freezing waters of Lake Okabena Saturday to raise money for World...
January 23, 2010 - 11:33pm
Brief: Deep Freeze Dip is today
WORTHINGTON -- The Deep Freeze Dip for Southwest Minnesota Honor Flight is scheduled for 3 p.m. today near the shoreline of Sunset Park on Worthington's...
January 23, 2010 - 12:00am