Skip to main content
NCE offering Washington trip to youths
Shopko awards more than $1.4 in grants
An air-causing scare: Thier shares story of carbon monoxide poisoning
Exchange student program seeking host families in region
Chris Wallace to Reince Priebus: 'You Don't Get to Tell Us What to Do'
MW basketball: Lady Jays top A-R, Bluejays fall
Section 3A wrestling: Pipestone Area makes history
Section 3A gymnastics: Trojans edge JCC to return to state
Wrestling: Five Generals place at Iowa state wrestling
Wrestling: Worthington wins Section 3AA title, advances to state
Column: WCS event for incoming kindergarten students is March 16
Column: The coverup in search of a crime
Column: A case of smart people doing dumb things
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
Dorothy Irene Schmidt
Madeleine Ruth Naumann
Dolores J. Garoutte
Roger Allen Brunk
Column: Worthington’s first Shorty — A colorful life and a sad end
At 102, Eleanore Ebeling enjoys a sharp mind -- and daily exercise, too
You gotta have heart: Heart attack recovery sets new priorities for Murphy
Disheveled Theologian: Some thoughts on love in this Valentines week
Looking Back: 1942 -- Worthington taking part in 'salvage for victory' program
out and about
Birth: Feb. 18, 2017
Coyer 100th birthday
Magnus 85th birthday
Data: Feb. 20, 2017
Data: Feb. 18. 2017
Data: Feb. 17, 2017
Data: Feb. 16, 2017
Data: Feb. 15, 2017
January 9, 2015
STRANDED: Storm keeps area residents cooped up for three days -- not always at home
WORTHINGTON — Forty years ago today, the region was in the midst of one of the worst blizzards in remembered history. Dubbed the “Arctic...
January 9, 2015 - 9:42pm
November 20, 2014
Warming hearts, filling bellies
SIBLEY, Iowa — The Sibley-Ocheyedan school district has begun a new backpack program, “Care E. Out,” to help students who may not have their nutritional needs met at home. The plan, launched earlier this month, provides students in need with a bag of both perishable and...
November 20, 2014 - 8:38pm
August 4, 2014
WORTHINGTON — A post-fair sickness that landed a Nobles County 4-H’er in the hospital a year ago has prompted him to write a grant to place...
August 4, 2014 - 8:25pm
July 13, 2013
Kenny and Joyce Doeden, Slayton, announce the engagement of their daughter, Lisa Ann Doeden, to David Eugene Butler, both of Sioux Falls, S.D. Butler...
July 13, 2013 - 12:00am
June 4, 2013
Doeden 50th anniversary
Harlan and LeAnn Doeden, Sibley, Iowa, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Sibley...
June 4, 2013 - 12:00am
November 27, 2012
Doeden 85th birthday
Evelyn Doeden, Worthington, will celebrate her 85th birthday with an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday in the new south building at The Meadows,...
November 27, 2012 - 12:00am
September 13, 2011
Doeden reflects on Norwegian heritage
WORTHINGTON -- Her father's parents were from Norway, her mother's parents were from Sweden, and her great-uncle's beard is in the Smithsonian. "Hans...
September 13, 2011 - 8:57pm
January 11, 2011
Doeden 80th birthday
Phyllis Doeden will celebrate her 80th birthday with an open house from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the Worthington Christian Church, 1501 N....
January 11, 2011 - 12:00am
October 12, 2010
Doeden 60th anniversary
Lowell and Skeeter Doeden, Worthington, are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary today. They were married Oct. 12, 1950. Greetings may...
October 12, 2010 - 12:00am
February 25, 2008
You can count on these pancakes
"OK, that's number three for you." As a youngster, my son Andy kept close track of how many pancakes each person around the table would eat. Each time we dipped into the pan in the middle of the table for another pancake, he would announce our count loudly. We were used to this. But...
February 25, 2008 - 12:00am
February 18, 2008
I'm hooked on biscotti
Dip. Crunch. Dip. Crunch. Ice cream. Biscotti. Who needs a spoon? A thick, crunchy plank of the sturdy Italian cookie is just right for scooping rich, velvety ice cream into your mouth. I got hooked on biscotti several years ago when I used to make frequent visits to a coffee shop...
February 18, 2008 - 12:00am
February 11, 2008
Sunshine and smiles
I've been driving around for what seems like months with wool socks and thick mittens stuffed into the big warm boots in my car, a wool blanket in the trunk and my ear poppers in the glove compartment. I've been living on a diet of thick, hearty soups and stews. In the meantime,...
February 11, 2008 - 12:00am
February 4, 2008
Layers of love
On Valentine's Day (or any day), you can never have enough dessert. Unless it's layers of thick, rich, decadent chocolate truffle mousse and light-as-a-cloud whipped mocha cream. A little goes a long way. Not too many years ago, before the Food Network came along with "Bam" and "Yummo,"...
February 4, 2008 - 12:00am
January 28, 2008
A super bowl of chili
It all started with a conversation I had with friends. I was telling them I wanted to develop a recipe that could be served at a Super Bowl party. You know, something with great flavor that doesn't take a lot of last-minute fussing. Who wants to be stuck in the kitchen while everyone...
January 28, 2008 - 12:00am