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Prairie Winds Kite Fly is Sept. 10
Candidates plan ice cream social
Dayton wants Minnesotans to take clean water pledge
Minnesota State Fair celebrates Yellow Ribbon program for veterans
City planning for 2017 budget continues
Zimmer: It's 'possible' Bridgewater could be out for season
Area prep volleyball roundup
Prep volleyball: Serving strong in win for H-BC
Girls tennis: Trojans show fight in loss
College volleyball: Lady Jays open season with new look
Letter: Kiwanis projects are making an impact
Column: The cost of the EpiPen price increase
Column: Reforms and solutions to help First District farmers
Letter: Wake up and smell the drug companies
Letter: Either way, change coming in health insurance
Kenneth Linn Gaiser
Fern Rosezella Clauson
Lucille Margaret Poynter
Looking Back: 1991 -- New group home opening in Jackson County
Biking Bob: 78-year-old Hibma still doing plenty of pedaling
Column: A Nobles County cowboy made 1934 history
Column: Together 2016 a gathering to remember
Disheveled Theologian: Finding meaning in the motive
Out and About
Yungmann 80th birthday
Ringkob 45th anniversary
Bullerman 60th anniversary
Froderman 65th anniversary
Rutzen 65th anniversary
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April 25, 2013
Early childhood education funding gets a boost
April 25, 2013 - 11:28pm
$15.7 billion Minnesota Senate education bill passes test, but graduation test fails
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota senators joined the House on Thursday night in voting to eliminate a law requiring students to pass a test before graduating...
April 25, 2013 - 10:58pm
April 20, 2013
Column: Co-teaching - are two teachers better than one?
WORTHINGTON -- Students in Worthington Public Schools are taught in a variety of ways. "Co-teaching is a service delivery option (method of teaching)...
April 20, 2013 - 12:00am
April 19, 2013
Column: WCS students learn lessons through D.A.R.E.
WORTHINGTON -- Have you ever heard of D.A.R.E? I had the opportunity to participate in the D.A.R.E program this year. I had a lot of fun, but...
April 19, 2013 - 12:00am
April 16, 2013
Letter: Grandparents' visit to Germany a March highlight
Hello Worthington. March was another exciting and full month! I can't wait for it to get a little warmer. We still have snow. This month went really fast. To start off, I'll tell you about my new family and city. Everything's going great. I have one brother, Manuel, in this family,...
April 16, 2013 - 12:00am
April 13, 2013
Column: District 518 helping ASD students
WORTHINGTON -- April is Autism Awareness Month! Individuals aware of current events are knowledgeable of the increased numbers of those affected...
April 13, 2013 - 12:00am
April 9, 2013
Affordability aim of Minnesota higher education budgets
April 9, 2013 - 10:52pm
Dems say: 'more for schools'
ST. PAUL -- Goals of 100 percent high school graduation, every third-grader being able to read, ending an achievement gap and all students being ready for careers or college after graduation are lofty, but House Democrats say their sights are set on those accomplishments by 2017. Rep....
April 9, 2013 - 10:30pm
Column: Minnesota Reading Corps strives to boost schools
WORTHINGTON -- Southwest Minnesota schools have long been known for the emphasis they place on education and the effort they spend to provide opportunities for students, families and communities. The addition of the Minnesota Reading and Math Corps programs to our southwest Minnesota-area...
April 9, 2013 - 12:00am
April 6, 2013
Column: District 518 shares accreditation results
WORTHINGTON -- District 518 recently hosted an external review of all aspects of the district to continue to hold its accreditation status. Accreditation...
April 6, 2013 - 12:00am
April 5, 2013
Provider Pals visit Worthington Middle School (with video)
WORTHINGTON -- After corresponding with their Provider Pals for months, more than 120 fifth-graders at Worthington Middle School finally were...
April 5, 2013 - 11:30pm
WHS speech team to wrap up its season today
WORTHINGTON - Although the Worthington High School (WHS) speech team faces some powerhouse schools in Section 2AA forensics competition today...
April 5, 2013 - 9:20pm
March 30, 2013
Column: District 518 invests in future with iPads
WORTHINGTON -- In a world of ever-changing technology, public education has historically struggled with keeping pace -- but not for long! At...
March 30, 2013 - 12:00am
March 28, 2013
As others see it: Time for all-day K
Then a principal at Duluth's Homecroft Elementary, Bill Gronseth saw with absolute clarity what studies had been touting for years: All-day kindergarten, as opposed to just half days, gave kids a jump-start on learning and led to remarkable academic success. ... So, in 2009, following...
March 28, 2013 - 12:00am
March 23, 2013
Column: District's kindergarten roundup is Monday
WORTHINGTON -- A time to experience what kindergarten at Prairie Elementary is like will be on Monday at Kindergarten Round-Up. In order to...
March 23, 2013 - 12:00am