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February 7, 2016
WFD gets fired up for fundraiser: Local firefighters plan Sweetheart Dance for Feb. 13
WORTHINGTON — Worthington Fire Department members are rekindling an old tradition. It used to be that an annual dance at Worthington’s Coliseum...
February 7, 2016 - 9:31pm
June 10, 2015
Garage fire in Brewster
BREWSTER — Local firefighters responded to a garage fire in Brewster shortly before 6 a.m. Wednesday. The Brewster Fire Department was on scene of the blaze, which was at 652 Second Ave. Brewster Fire Chief John Garmer reported that all contents of the garage were destroyed,...
June 10, 2015 - 8:28pm
May 8, 2015
Department of Health takes over 2 nursing homes
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Health has assumed control of two southern Minnesota nursing homes to protect the well-being of the residents. In a press release, the health department wrote the owners of Faribault Care Center and Owatonna Care Center were unable to financially...
May 8, 2015 - 9:44pm
January 27, 2015
Weather allows Camp Ripley to start controlled burns early
CAMP RIPLEY — The Camp Ripley Fire Department will conduct controlled burns through March 15 throughout the day and night. “Usually the burns are completed every spring before the summer annual training season begins,” Daniel Boone, fire chief on Camp Ripley, said. “However,...
January 27, 2015 - 8:36pm
December 15, 2014
Water department to get updated equipment
WORTHINGTON — A bid for a long-overdue instrumentation and controls replacement project for the Worthington Public Utilities water department was awarded during Monday’s Water and Light Commission meeting. The project will replace an existing 25-year-old supervisory control...
December 15, 2014 - 8:39pm
October 21, 2014
Minnesota sets up Ebola hotline
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans with questions about Ebola can call a newly established hotline. The state Health Department on Tuesday established a hotline at (651) 201-3920 or 1-800-657-3903. “Minnesota’s best defense against Ebola is access to reliable information and resources,”...
October 21, 2014 - 7:02pm
October 2, 2014
City concrete projects continue
WORTHINGTON — Concrete cure time, joint sealing and turf restoration remain on the city’s Second Avenue concrete restoration project from 15th Street to Okabena Street, according to a press release from the city of Worthington’s engineering department. Side street and parking...
October 2, 2014 - 7:19pm
August 28, 2014
Mock crash exercise proves meaningful for dad, daughter
SUNBURG — In mid-March, rescue volunteers from the Sunburg ambulance and fire department pulled Kylie Munyon’s bloody body out of a crashed...
August 28, 2014 - 8:57pm
July 22, 2014
New temporary worker approved for county auditor/treasurer office
WORTHINGTON — Cognizant of an already full workload and an ever-approaching Election Day, the Nobles County Board of Commissioners approved Tuesday the hiring a full-time temporary employee in the county’s auditor/treasurer office. During a meeting attended by just three of...
July 22, 2014 - 9:33pm
July 16, 2014
New dog on the block
SIBLEY, Iowa — The Osceola County Sheriff Department has recently acquired a new drug dog, Hunter, to replace canine retiree Kyzer. Deputy...
July 16, 2014 - 8:22pm
March 31, 2014
WPD receives $8,500 toward updated gear
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Police Department (WPD) received an $8,500 grant toward new updated protective gear for the Emergency Response Unit (ESU), also referred to as the SWAT Unit. The Worthington City Council approved the proposed resolution, authorizing the grant agreement...
March 31, 2014 - 8:54pm
November 4, 2012
Lismore Fire Department responds to 2 Saturday blazes
LISMORE -- The Lismore Fire Department had a busy evening Saturday, with two fire calls within about an hour -- and on the same road. "Cory Avenue wasn't a very good road last night," said Lismore Fire Chief Jim Weidert. The first call came at 6:23 p.m. from 19920 Cory Ave. "The...
November 4, 2012 - 7:31pm
July 9, 2012
Museum to open fire department exhibit
PIPESTONE -- The Pipestone County Museum is opening a new exhibit featuring the Pipestone Fire Department. The public is invited to view the exhibit beginning Saturday and throughout the next year. This year is the 125th anniversary year of the Pipestone Fire Department, which was...
July 9, 2012 - 10:30pm
July 22, 2011
Area farmers aided by fire department
AVOCA -- The heat wave that still has much of the country in its grip seems to have broken in southwest Minnesota, leaving some devastation behind...
July 22, 2011 - 9:27am
June 21, 2011
Jackson city officials vote to dissolve police department
JACKSON -- The Jackson City Council voted by roll call Tuesday night to adopt a resolution which will dissolve the Jackson Police Department...
June 21, 2011 - 9:49pm