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Early Risers Kiwanis donates hospital dolls
New work at an old building: Ocheyedan Town Hall renovations are underway
Area woman helps pen memoir on family farm
Ready to get its kicks: Construction of new soccer fields finished
First-ever WHS Snowcoming celebrates students in winter activities
Wolter: Riding the insane NFL roller-coaster
Luverne hockey tops Orono, S-O wrestlers take Okoboji Invite
Boys hockey: LSHSPTCUC score one for each letter in win over Trojans
Minnesota West basketball: Men pick up first win, women keep rolling
WHS basketball: Girls, boys sweep Windom Area on road
Letter: There's a third group of Americans, too
Letter: Thanks to organizers of community Thanksgiving
Column: Trump's demagogic illogic
Column: Stepping out in faith
Column: After a mere 25 years, the triumph of the West is over
Homemade granola easier, more affordable than you think
PieLogNog: A holiday mashup of chocolate, salted caramel, eggnog and pecan pie
Change maker: Kevin Donovan pushes Worthington, and himself, to succeed
Our region was major supplier of early engines for Humvees
Disheveled Thelogian: A feast, a robbery and a reason to give thanks
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Vortherms 90th birthday
Carter 65th anniversary
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May 27, 2016
Column: One race over; here comes another
By MEREDITH MOORE, 2016 WHS graduate WORTHINGTON — Principal Noble, Mr. Hastings, Superintendent Landgaard, teachers, members of the school board, honored guests and my fellow classmates: Friday, May 20, 2016: I’m guessing the majority of my peers have had today’s date on their...
May 27, 2016 - 9:26pm
May 20, 2016
Class of 2016: Campillo considers career as physician’s assistant
Editor’s Note: This is the fourth and final story in a series focusing on graduating seniors at Worthington High School. WORTHINGTON — This...
May 20, 2016 - 10:27pm
Pomp and circumstance: WHS graduates 177 seniors
WORTHINGTON — Excitement filled the air as 177 seniors processed into the Worthington High School gym Friday evening to celebrate WHS’s 129th...
May 20, 2016 - 10:23pm
Column: Graduates grow, brick by brick
By PAIGE STEWART, 2016 WHS graduate WORTHINGTON — Families, friends, staff, administration and members of the ISD 518 school board, I’d like to welcome you to this year’s graduation ceremony and welcome also to the class of 2016. Jerry Kill is the recently retired University...
May 20, 2016 - 9:14pm
June 5, 2015
Column: Hold on to your WHS diploma with pride
By ANDREA DUARTE Editor’s note: This speech was delivered by Duarte, a graduating senior, during the May 15 WHS commencement ceremony. WORTHINGTON — To principal Paul Karelis and the board of education, it is an honor to speaking here tonight. To parents, family, friends...
June 5, 2015 - 9:19pm
June 1, 2015
Column: Class of 2015 -- live with purpose
WASHINGTON — Congratulations to the class of 2015. Leaving high school or college certainly brings mixed feelings. Remember, closing one door opens an opportunity to knock on another one. Graduates have put in the time and work required to earn a diploma. Now it’s time to make...
June 1, 2015 - 5:17pm
May 29, 2015
Column: WHS stands for winning, heart and spirit
By McKENZIE BRANDT Editor’s note: This speech was delivered by Brandt, a graduating senior, during the May 15 WHS commencement ceremony. WORTHINGTON — Thank you, Principal Karelis, Assistant Principal Sather, school board, faculty, friends and family. We all know that if...
May 29, 2015 - 9:30pm
May 22, 2015
Column: WHS students play Trivia Crack -- and the bigger game of life
By ALLISON KREMER Editor’s note: This speech was delivered by Kremer, a graduating senior, during the May 15 WHS commencement ceremony. WORTHINGTON — Thank you all, and good evening family, friends, teachers, administration, school board, and most importantly, graduates....
May 22, 2015 - 9:31pm
May 20, 2015
Column: A disheveled commencement
Every year when graduation season rolls around, I get nostalgic. In my mind I pull out the caps and gowns of days gone by and recall high school, college, and seminary with great fondness. The graduation ceremony in and of itself, however, is often remembered as more of an event...
May 20, 2015 - 9:36am
May 15, 2015
WHS graduates 180
WORTHINGTON — A festive mood reigned in the Worthington High School (WHS) gymnasium as 180 members of the Class of 2015 received diplomas...
May 15, 2015 - 10:55pm
May 8, 2015
President uses graduation address to promote free community college tuition
WATERTOWN, S.D. — It’s all about family. That’s what President Barack Obama emphasized makes America strong when he spoke Friday during...
May 8, 2015 - 8:27pm
May 7, 2015
View MN West graduation via livestream
WORTHINGTON — Graduation events scheduled for today at Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Worthington campus, will be livestreamed on the Internet. The Nursing Pinning Ceremony will be streamed beginning at 3 p.m., and the commencement ceremony at 7 p.m. today. Links...
May 7, 2015 - 7:48pm
April 21, 2015
Worthington school board approves health insurance provider
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington District 518 school board approved the health insurance bid from SW/SC Service Co-Op during its regular monthly meeting Tuesday night. David Skog, director of business management, explained that every two years the school district must take bids...
April 21, 2015 - 9:13pm
March 20, 2015
Class of 2015: Mazariegos puts her faith in God to provide for her future
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the first story in a four-part series focusing on graduating seniors at Worthington High School. WORTHINGTON —...
March 20, 2015 - 3:37pm
February 24, 2015
More Minnesota kids getting diplomas
ST. PAUL — Three in four St. Paul Public Schools students earned high school diplomas on time last year as the school district and Minnesota saw gains across all ethnic groups. Four-year graduation rates grew to 75.6 percent from 73.3 percent in St. Paul and to 81.2 percent from...
February 24, 2015 - 8:53pm