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WHS grad named to state Young Women’s Initiative
Setting sail: WMS students create their own boats in 4-H STEM program
County authorizes sale of $9.5 million in road construction bond
Referendum to reinstate Iowa Beef Checkoff passes
Red Cross blood drive set for Dec. 21
WHS gymnastics: Trojans make big jump in gym
Prep hockey: Windom Area rallies past Worthington
Area prep basketball: Trojans tame Tigers 39-35
Prep wrestling: Trojans wrestlers beat Luverne, W/ML
Prep basketball: Tigers claw Trojans
Letter: Plenty of good opportunities are right here in Worthington
As others see it: Tax, bonding, health care need special session
Column: The media are still looking down on working-class America
Column: Reinvigorating renewable energy in southern Minnesota
Column: You wanted anti-establishment? Hold on.
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Laurence L. Konradi
James (Jim) Kuhl
Nellie Van Santen
First Lutheran Church welcomes pastor Jeanette McCormick
First Lutheran Church welcomes pastor Jeanette McCormick
Disheveled Theologian: The Santa Boat
Looking Back: 1991 -- Wind chills up to 50-below close schools
Homemade granola easier, more affordable than you think
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December 25, 2015
Doug Wolter: JCC/Worthington friendly gym rivalry is going strong
The Jackson County Central and Worthington High School gymnastics teams don’t meet for the first time this season until Jan. 16 in JCC’s own eight-team Sweetheart Invitational. As usual, that will be a big test for both southwest Minnesota tumbling programs. Just as surely as...
December 25, 2015 - 9:07pm
December 16, 2015
Doug Wolter: In Adrian and Luverne, it's all about wrestling and hockey
You may be relieved to know that head coach Gregg Nelson isn’t worried that his Adrian Dragons wrestling team is peaking too soon. Despite beating three state-ranked teams on one night on Dec. 10 and placing a solid third at the 15-team Jackson Tournament on Dec. 12, the Dragons...
December 16, 2015 - 8:19pm
December 9, 2015
Doug Wolter: It's still going strong
I vaguely remember when Eric Lindner first took over the girls basketball program at Worthington High School upon the retirement of the venerable...
December 9, 2015 - 8:53pm
September 28, 2015
Doug Wolter: Worthington student fans putting more fun in volleyball
I really enjoy watching the Worthington Trojans volleyball team perform. They’re good athletes. I also enjoy watching the WHS student cheering...
September 28, 2015 - 8:38pm
September 9, 2015
Doug Wolter: The great Iowan is coming to town -- that can only mean it's Dan Gable
Not since that time long ago when I had a sit-down one-on-one interview with Kirby Puckett have I been as excited to chat with such a legendary athlete. On Wednesday, I received a telephone call from Dan Gable, who in 1999 was chosen the greatest athlete in the history of Iowa by...
September 9, 2015 - 9:10pm
August 16, 2015
Doug Wolter: More drama awaits as fall beckons
This may be the first time I’ve ever directed your attention away from my column and toward some other story on this page. You’ll notice that below this piece (in the print version), there are two major stories on high school sports. Please read these compelling Forum News Service...
August 16, 2015 - 8:08pm
August 11, 2015
Doug Wolter: Warning -- Watching NFL football can drive you crazy
By accident, I made myself think last week. I was discussing my television viewing habits with a friend and I mentioned that, typically, my only real TV interests are news and sports. “Ironically, both of these tend to do nothing but cause me irritation,” I explained. This...
August 11, 2015 - 8:45pm
August 7, 2015
Doug Wolter: Ready or not, football practice starts Monday
The challenges that will begin Monday morning when high school football teams commence the 2015 practice season will be varied and extensive. Monday’s kickoff is happening one full week sooner than it normally does. Teams will have only two weeks of practice before kicking off...
August 7, 2015 - 7:27pm
July 28, 2015
Doug Wolter: T-Ball alive and expanding in Rushmore
When the on-and-off Rushmore T-ball program was started up again in 2011, 22 kids participated. This summer, 60 kids took part. “We’re a town of just a little over 300 people, but on Tuesday night, the town is booming,” said program director Jason Hieronimus on Tuesday, just...
July 28, 2015 - 9:22pm
July 7, 2015
Doug Wolter: The home field debate again
It’s July, and so it’s time once again for the annual debate over the meaning of baseball’s All-Star Game. If you’re a “purist,” you’re not supposed to like the fact that the league that wins the All-Star Game gets home field advantage in the World Series. I suppose...
July 7, 2015 - 3:53pm
June 19, 2015
Doug Wolter: A great sport is dying
I come not to bury men’s fast-pitch softball, but to mourn over it. A great and storied sport isn’t quite dead — to borrow a line from “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” — but it’s in trouble. Not even 30 years ago, there were enough men’s fast-pitch teams in southern...
June 19, 2015 - 8:55pm
April 29, 2015
Doug Wolter: Kicking it forward
My understanding about “footgolf” is that it’s very much like traditional golf. But instead of using a little white dimpled ball, players use a regulation soccer ball. And they propel it not with a golf club, but instead kick it with their foot. Prairie View Golf Links manager...
April 29, 2015 - 7:43pm
April 6, 2015
Doug Wolter: Twins' demands are increasing
The opening day of the major league baseball season is celebrated this year on the day after Easter, and how could anything be more fitting? On Sunday we donned our nice clothes and went to church to celebrate the renewal of hope for mankind, and on Monday we assembled at various...
April 6, 2015 - 11:20pm
March 22, 2015
Doug Wolter: The stars are coming out again
Bill Brower was sports editor here at the Daily Globe when I arrived as his sidekick, and one of the most enjoyable things we ever did together was choose our All-Area teams. We thought it would be great if, after we came out with the basketball squads, we could sponsor an exhibition...
March 22, 2015 - 11:10pm
March 11, 2015
Doug Wolter: One winter team (at least) is playing on
As a winter athlete in Minnesota, one of the great things about extending your season is that you not only get to compete in ever bigger events, but you get to delay practice for those messy spring sports. The Minnesota West Lady Jays basketball team opens competition today (5 p.m.)...
March 11, 2015 - 9:55pm