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October 15, 2015
MNsure expects smoother enrollment
ST. PAUL — MNsure leaders promise Minnesotans will have an easier time signing up for health insurance on its website when enrollment begins next month. “My eyes are fully focused on improving the consumer experience,” interim MNsure CEO Allison O’Toole said Thursday to...
October 15, 2015 - 8:36pm
School board approves ALC enrollment cap
WORTHINGTON — The District 518 school board approved an enrollment cap on the Area Learning Center at Tuesday’s regular meeting. Superintendent John Landgaard said the enrollment would cap at 125 students. This would not affect any students currently enrolled at the ALC. “Based...
September 15, 2015 - 9:41pm
August 18, 2015
Busting at the seams: School board talks enrollment numbers, hiring minority teachers
WORTHINGTON — The first day of school is fast approaching, and many students have already enrolled in District 518. During Tuesday’s school board meeting, Superintendent John Landgaard told the school board that student enrollment is higher than projected. As of Tuesday, the...
August 18, 2015 - 9:24pm
July 21, 2015
Toys for Tykes to host silent auction: School board briefed on enrollment projections
WORTHINGTON — Worthington District 518 school board members gathered for their regular meeting Tuesday evening to discuss Toys for Tykes and enrollment projections. Board members discussed the proposed changes that will be made to the Toys for Tykes charity fundraiser. Last...
July 21, 2015 - 9:14pm
March 10, 2015
District 518 aims to address its growing pains
WORTHINGTON — The District 518 school board met with administrators Monday afternoon in a work session to discuss the ever-growing student enrollment and its strains on the district’s current facilities. The group also brainstormed ideas that would benefit both the school district...
March 10, 2015 - 9:48pm
February 3, 2015
MNsure offers multilingual enrollment events in Worthington as deadline nears
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans in the Worthington area searching for comprehensive, affordable health insurance have two upcoming opportunities Sunday and Monday to receive free, in-person assistance from Health Access MN and Western Community Action. Help will be available in Amharic,...
February 3, 2015 - 7:42pm
February 1, 2015
Act now on insurance
DETROIT LAKES — MNsure got off to a rocky start last year, but Minnesota’s health coverage website has improved considerably and people no longer need to fear computer glitches or long wait times on a telephone help line, according to MNsure Media Relations Coordinator Jenni Bowring-McDonough. “It...
February 1, 2015 - 9:29pm
January 20, 2015
MNsure hits 100,000 mark in enrollment for this year
ST. PAUL — MNsure hit the 100,000 mark of enrollees Tuesday as Minnesota continues to set state records for the percentage of people with health insurance coverage. Last year, the state-run health insurance program reached that mark Feb. 21. “As we enter the final weeks of this...
January 20, 2015 - 10:02pm
October 6, 2014
2015 Medicare enrollment in Worthington
WORTHINGTON — The 2015 annual enrollment period for Medicare Prescription Drug Plans and Medicare Advantage Plans runs from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7. During this time you can enroll in a plan if you did not previously enroll or change to a new plan. Changes then become effective Jan. 1,...
October 6, 2014 - 9:20pm
September 16, 2014
District 518 moves forward with preschool grant
WORTHINGTON — The District 518 Board of Education approved a motion Tuesday to inform the Minnesota Department of Education that it will continue pursuit of a grant that would enable families to send lower-income students to an all-day preschool. Worthington was one of six districts...
September 16, 2014 - 9:13pm
August 28, 2014
Enrollment rates up across the region
WORTHINGTON — Around the region, students are back in the classroom or eagerly awaiting to begin next week. Many schools in the area have seen...
August 28, 2014 - 8:50pm
February 7, 2013
District still offers open enrollment
WORTHINGTON -- Open enrollment is ongoing at Worthington Independent School District 518. According to District 518 Superintendent John Landgaard, a rumor has been circulating that the school district is not accepting open enrollments, and that is not the case. "We just want to...
February 7, 2013 - 9:44pm
January 31, 2012
Focus group discusses facility options for hike in student enrollment
WORTHINGTON -- Independent School District 518 organized a focus group meeting Monday night to address potential facility options for the growing student enrollment. Since 2006, the school district has experienced significant growth in student enrollment, with this year's enrollment...
January 31, 2012 - 9:13pm
December 28, 2011
Minnesota West expands
LUVERNE -- Students at Minnesota West Community and Technical College's Luverne Center will soon enjoy a larger facility once a remodeling project is complete. The Luverne Educational Center for Health Careers opened in 2007 at the former Luverne Community Hospital, offering programs...
December 28, 2011 - 7:01pm
March 7, 2011
Student numbers on rise
WORTHINGTON -- The District 518 school board instructional committee met Monday to discuss various items, among them enrollment projections...
March 7, 2011 - 7:55pm