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ALC adds a new social worker position
Shapiro & Smith Dance Company to host workshops, perform in Worthington
LSS celebration’s nutrition program’s 10th anniversary in Worthington
Winterfest medallion found
College basketball: Bluejays win in small, tight gym
College basketball: Lady Jays win without Noid
For Jaxon Nelson, different is good
Prep roundup: Pipestone Area wins Big South Conference wrestling tournament; Three Trojans seniors place first
Gymnastics: Trojans score over 141, top Blue Earth Area
Column: Academia may now be beyond satire
Column: Heavyweight match -- Lewis vs. Trump
Letter: Minimum wage can’t remain at current level
Health care bill offers ‘real solutions’
Letter: Weber’s ‘bait and switch’ on health care
Shirley A. Thoreson
Leonard F. Hieronimus
Patricia Ann Nelson
Janet Lucille Belz
Disheveled Theologian: The poetry of grace
Looking Back: 2007 -- Hoffman, Hagen earn special Chamber honors
Herb chicken and mushrooms easy, elegant dinner favorite
A fast-food salad you’ll want to make at home
Column: Nose for news and all other noses once were pressed into these
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Five generations: Ebeling family
Wachter 95th birthday
Data: Jan. 19, 2017
Enterprise Funds 2017 Adopted Budget
2017 Minnesota City Summary Budget Statement
Data: Jan. 18, 2017
Data: Jan. 17, 2017
December 6, 2013
Extension's SNAP-Ed program facing cuts
WORTHINGTON — University of Minnesota Extension faculty and staff learned earlier this week that the federally funded SNAP-Ed (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program — Education) for low-income audiences will be restructured. It is still unclear what this means for the...
December 6, 2013 - 9:49pm
December 7, 2011
Gengler reflects on 38 years with U of M Extension
WORTHINGTON -- As a Steele County 4-H'er, Colleen Gengler was always lured by the county fair displays that offered free USDA publications on...
December 7, 2011 - 8:07pm
October 28, 2011
Regional Extension office finds new home in Worthington's Biotechnology Advancement Center
WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington Regional Extension Center is settling into its new surroundings this week as the first tenant in the Biotechnology...
October 28, 2011 - 9:56pm
July 21, 2010
Food certification, renewal course set
MARSHALL -- University of Minnesota Extension will offer courses to help food service establishments meet the educational requirement for Certified Food Managers. ServSafe, will be offered from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Aug. 17 at the SW/WC Service Cooperatives in Marshall. Participants...
July 21, 2010 - 6:24pm
July 6, 2010
Second-generation biofuels require grower education
ST. PAUL -- Twenty-one billion gallons of second-generation biofuels made from non-grain feedstocks must enter the nation's fuel supply by 2022, as mandated by the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007. These biofuels can be made from perennial grasses, corn stover, hybrid...
July 6, 2010 - 9:33am
June 23, 2010
Youth Work training encourages self-awareness
WORTHINGTON -- The question is simple enough: Why would those seeking to understand other cultures spend so much time discussing their own? As it turns out, they are one and the same. "The research in cultural understanding tells us you have to know your own identity to interact...
June 23, 2010 - 8:42pm
June 10, 2010
Kids get skunked
Brian Korthals/Daily Globe Kids get skunked Prairie Ecology Bus educator Clay Steele (right) allows children to examine a skunk pelt and skull...
June 10, 2010 - 8:21pm
April 15, 2010
Food safety courses offered
WORTHINGTON -- University of Minnesota Extension will offer two courses to help food service establishments meet the educational requirement for Certified Food Managers. ServSafe will be from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. May 19 in the Farmers Room at the Nobles County Government Center,...
April 15, 2010 - 12:00am
March 9, 2010
Column: Farmers urged to monitor stored grain for problems
ST. PAUL -- This spring could be a critical time to monitor stored grain -- especially higher moisture grain. Some people are worried about...
March 9, 2010 - 12:00am
December 29, 2009
Column: Hog industry liquidations will harm consumers
ST. PAUL -- Tough financial conditions for pork producers will continue for at least the next six months, with expected decreases in Minnesota's pork production. Consumers, who are also under economic distress, will ultimately be harmed by disorderly and extreme liquidations...
December 29, 2009 - 12:00am
September 4, 2009
Program shows benefits of prairie grasses
WILDER -- With the value of corn and soybean crops today, more farmers are turning away from conservation practices they implemented years ago...
September 4, 2009 - 12:00am
July 7, 2009
Local study will examine Latino perspective
WORTHINGTON -- A new study by the University of Minnesota Extension will examine the customer service and public participation experiences of Hispanics. And it's happening right here in Worthington. "There's a growing need to find an understanding," said Extension intern Alena...
July 7, 2009 - 5:23pm
March 14, 2009
Brief: Spanish workshops slated
WORTHINGTON -- University of Minnesota Extension will conduct Spanish Home Stretch Classes in Worthington March 21 and 28; and in Marshall May 2 and 9. The Home Stretch Workshop, taught in Spanish, will guide people through the steps to becoming a successful homeowner. Every participant...
March 14, 2009 - 12:00am
March 7, 2009
RL-B to participate in Extension pilot program
BREWSTER -- The Round Lake-Brewster school district will participate in a University of Minnesota Extension pilot program that aims to boost student achievement through parent-school cooperation. Seven parents with children in varied grade levels and six district faculty and staff...
March 7, 2009 - 12:00am
Brief: Food safety classes offered
MANKATO -- The University of Minnesota Extension Service is offering classes to help food service establishments meet the educational requirement for Certified Food Managers. The initial certification course, ServSafe, is from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 26 at Technology Plus of Mankato...
March 7, 2009 - 12:00am