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Minnesotans sign up to vote in record numbers
Pro-referendum group makes presentation at council meeting
ND archaeologist: No burial sites destroyed by Dakota Access
Man pleads guilty to drug charge
Ex-police chief found guilty seven years later of kiling pregnant girlfriend
High school volleyball: Trojans fight back but can't seal win at Redwood Valley
Wolter: The mysterious Minnesota Vikings
Girls tennis: Trojans put up a fight in final home match
Girls soccer: Trojans fall to Willmar in the rain
College football: Slow start comes back to bite Bluejays
Column: In praise of good government geeks
Letter: We don't miss the bad bugs, but ...
Column: E15 an affordable, clean-burning option at the pump
Letter: WHS marching band something to take pride in
Letter: Be sure to attend NCHS book release event
Rory C. Burke
Kenneth R. Busch
Willa B. Muir
Douglas Ralph Geertsema
Truesdell is new pastor at American Reformed Church
Bosmas add barn quilt to their northwest Iowa property
Column: Shaking Up the Sanctuary
Looking Back: 1991 -- Perkins family receives conservation honor
Column: Robert Kennedy’s visit to city brought unprecedented excitement
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Bakker 50th anniversary
De Berg 80th birthday
Gerber 95th birthday
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Notice of Public Hearing
School Board Minutes for August
September 23, 2016
Column: District 518 offers PASS classes to connect with, inform families
By Sharon Johnson, District 518 WORTHINGTON -- District 518 values communication with parents and encourages families to be engaged in the education of their own children and involved with the school system. District 518 has offered Parents Advocating for Student Success (PASS)...
September 23, 2016 - 10:29pm
September 21, 2016
66th annual Tri-State Band Festival is Saturday
LUVERNE -- High school bands from Minnesota, Iowa and South Dakota will converge on Luverne this Saturday for the 66th annual Tri-State Band Festival. This year’s event will feature 20 bands participating in parade and field contests. The public is invited to attend to cheer them...
September 21, 2016 - 9:48pm
September 20, 2016
District 518 board approves maximum levy
WORTHINGTON -- The District 518 Board of Education approved the maximum proposed 2016 levy Tuesday during its Tuesday meeting. The maximum proposed levy is $4,662,246, which represents a decrease of 10.5 percent. The final levy will be decided on Dec. 20 at the regular school meeting....
September 20, 2016 - 10:23pm
WMS shows off school, students during open house
WORTHINGTON -- Worthington Middle School hosted the first of this week’s District 518’s open houses Tuesday, which are intended to give...
September 20, 2016 - 9:33pm
WMS students learn about prairies, wetlands and habitat at Prairie Wetland Learning Area
WORTHINGTON -- Moments after walking down the bridge from the Prairie Wetland Learning Area’s observation deck, a Worthington Middle School...
September 20, 2016 - 12:00pm
September 19, 2016
Farmington school put on lockdown as police search for active shooter
FARMINGTON -- A man shooting at squirrels with a pellet gun on his property caused confusion Monday morning in Farmington as authorities requested some of the city’s schools to go into lockdown after a gunfire report. “The initial call was that there was a man outside with a...
September 19, 2016 - 1:40pm
September 18, 2016
Column: District 518 aims to reduce truancy
By Tony Hastings, District 518 WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington school district in collaboration with the Nobles County Attorney, Community Services and Community Corrections Office are introducing the “Stay and Succeed Program.” The Stay and Succeed program is aimed at reducing...
September 18, 2016 - 7:24am
September 16, 2016
Fit to be king: Sibley teen with Down Syndrome among Homecoming royalty
SIBLEY, Iowa -- Little Jonathan Leckband opened the door dressed in a Batman costume. He was 8 years old, but he looked like he was 4. His slanted...
September 16, 2016 - 9:59pm
September 15, 2016
District 518 plans open houses next week
WORTHINGTON -- Worthington School District 518 will host open houses Tuesday through Thursday at its facilities with the goal of giving residents an opportunity to see the schools’ conditions before they vote on the referendum bond. Superintendent John Landgaard said he hopes residents...
September 15, 2016 - 10:59pm
September 14, 2016
District 518 hosting public open houses
WORTHINGTON -- District 518 invites district residents to come in and the school facilities next week. The open houses are being hosted to give residents the opportunity to see how the facilities are currently being utilized and also to ask questions regarding the upcoming referendum....
September 14, 2016 - 9:33pm
September 12, 2016
Residents still split over district referendum
WORTHINGTON -- An informational meeting was hosted Monday night in the Worthington High School band room to discuss and get input from community members about the upcoming District 518 bond referendum. Superintendent John Landgaard opened the meeting by presenting a chart that displayed...
September 12, 2016 - 11:53pm
Letter: Initial month in Germany filled with many firsts
My first month in Crailsheim was very much a month of firsts. It was the first time that I ever flew on an airplane, the first time I left the country, the first time I would go to an island, and countless other small firsts. Traveling to Crailsheim seemed to take forever because...
September 12, 2016 - 9:27pm
September 11, 2016
Meeting on school district bond is tonight
WORTHINGTON -- A public meeting on the District 518 school district bond election will take place at 7 p.m. tonight in the Worthington High School band room. The meetings will provide residents of District 518 the opportunity to gain a better understanding of the master plan and present...
September 11, 2016 - 9:55pm
U of M regents approve $105 million renovation of 88-year-old dorm
MINNEAPOLIS -- The University of Minnesota will spend $104.5 million to bring an 88-year-old dormitory up to modern standards. Regents on Friday approved a renovation for Pioneer Hall that will add 60 beds and create a new 850-seat dining facility for the four Superblock dorms on...
September 11, 2016 - 9:38pm
September 9, 2016
WHS Homecoming has a new look
WORTHINGTON -- Classes are just getting off the ground in ISD 518, but Homecoming is already in the air. Festivities are scheduled at Worthington...
September 9, 2016 - 9:30pm