Skip to main content
Creativity pays off: Arts have whopping economic impact on region, state
Boe is fifth candidate for city administrator post
Man charged in alleged assault
Dentists not smiling over payments from state
Dayton touts transportation during Duluth/St. Louis County Day
Girls basketball: W-WG edges MCC as Woelber scores 1,000th
State wrestling: JCC clinches third place in Class A
State wrestling: Trojans tough, but not tough enough
State wrestling: Trojans go 0-2; JCC to wrestle for third
Scott Rall: Ward Johnson is the Johnny Appleseed of the milkweed world
Column: The waiting game Boehner can't win
Column: Workforce housing key to economic growth in Greater Minnesota
Column: Twitter as America's conscience
Column: Scott Walker stoops to pander
Sagas of missing pets can have happy endings
Joan Vance Wiley
Robert H. Strandberg
Ruth E. Schubert
A real puzzler: Pat Loosbrock puts together works of art, piece by piece
Out & About: Feb. 27-March 7
Religion briefs: Feb. 26
Looking Back: 1940 - Historic Chautauqua Park pavilion torn down
Passage to Peru
Out and About
Lamfers 80th birthday
Grube 80th birthday
Erdman 80th birthday
Moser 85th birthday
2015-2016 Community and Visitor Guide
Data: Feb. 27, 2015
Notice of Proposed City Ordinance
Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale
Data: Feb. 24, 2015
deep freeze dip
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 part of Winterfest. At least double that many gathered along the shoreline bracing themselves against bitterly cold winds to watch the fundraiser...
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 lessons for every second grader in Nobles County.
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 program. All in all, Winterfest 2012 was a rousing success. On Saturday morning, Karl Schmitke and his son Charlie headed from Chandler...
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 World War II heroes embarking on Honor Flight Southwest Minnesota. Worthington's second annual Winterfest celebration is more than a week...
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...
opinion / editorials
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 first Winter Fest. The Southwest Minnesota Fishing Club's ice fishing contest drew 105 anglers, despite Saturday morning's unusually...
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 cold the water was Saturday for the Deep Freeze Dip in Worthington. "WOW!" "Yikes!" "Whew!" "Holy cow!" "Sweet mother of all that's...
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 War II veterans to visit Washington D.C. Click here to see video of the Deep Freeze Dip!
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 Lake Okabena. The event is sponsored by U.S. 104 and the Southwest Minnesota Fishing Club, which will host an ice fishing tournament...
January 23, 2010 - 12:00am