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Worthington Middle School Festival of Music event is Monday evening
Heron Lake-Okabena students gather 'Coins for Kids'
Doubt remains in Daubt; Democrats have concerns about new House speaker
Windom schools say no to winter weather
Education, research and new treatments assisting people with diabetes
Prep boys hockey: Luverne skates away from Worthington
Prep boys basketball: Antes sinks nine threes as Windom Area survives JCC
Prep gymnastics: Worthington soars to 140.175
Prep girls basketball: Jackson County Central tops Windom, SWC beats Canby
Prep wrestling: Four from Worthington get into Riot semifinals
Column: Substitute teachers a key component of District 518
Column: Elizabeth Warren, godmother of sorts
Column: Worthington Christian School offering program tonight on 'The Trees of Christmas'
Letter: Letter on Christmas wasn't meant to be negative
Column: Energy industry -- CO2 is good for us
Anita Rose (Ling) Siegmann
Florence "Kip" Gee
Cyril F. Gengler
Teresa Marie Stofferan
Season's jottings: Newsroom staffers share Christmas memories
Column: If Worthington builds it, they sure would come
The pageantry of it all
Looking Back: 1964 - Armour helps Worthington hit employment high
HO, HO, HO: Koster has jolly time standing in for Santa
Out and About
Probst 80th birthday
Schubert 90th birthday
Amundson 100th birthday
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October 26, 2014
Marco recognized for rapid growth
MINNEAPOLIS — Marco has been recognized by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal as one of the fastest-growing privately held companies in Minnesota. Marco was honored Thursday at an awards ceremony at Muse Event Center in Minneapolis. The Fast 50 is based on revenue growth...
October 26, 2014 - 7:48pm
October 7, 2014
District hosts work session to discuss options
WORTHINGTON — The District 518 school board met for a work session Tuesday morning to discuss expansion options for the Worthington High School band room and potential additional classrooms to accommodate the growing student population. The board voted in May to expand the band...
October 7, 2014 - 10:03pm
September 26, 2014
UFC expansion completed
BIGELOW — Six months after members of United Farmers Cooperative gathered for a ceremonial groundbreaking on a multimillion-dollar grain storage facility at Bigelow, they gathered once again on Friday for a ribbon-cutting to celebrate the project’s near completion. As of Friday,...
September 26, 2014 - 5:21pm
August 12, 2014
Citizens file in for public hearings
WORTHINGTON — Two public hearings had citizens filing into Worthington City Hall during Worthington City Council’s Monday night meeting. At the conclusion of the first hearing, the council approved the sale of an east 305-foot lot in the Bioscience Industrial Park to PurNet...
August 12, 2014 - 9:09am
June 2, 2014
Crop pests are coming
Here come the bugs and weeds. The warmer temperatures that arrived across much of the Upper Midwest in late May were needed badly. They warmed and dried fields, allowing the sluggish planting pace to pick up. But the warmer temperatures will also accelerate the development of...
June 2, 2014 - 9:30pm
April 9, 2014
Trees, shrubs bear brunt of ice storm damage
WORTHINGTON — One of the worst horrors experienced by area residents who endured the April 2013 ice storm was this: the thunderous cracking of endless tree branches breaking under the weight of the merciless ice. As people waited out the storm in homes and apartments, some huddled...
April 9, 2014 - 9:03pm
April 6, 2014
Butterflies, blooms and bees
DULUTH — The bad news just seems to keep coming for bees and butterflies, from long-term global population declines to massive die-offs in local areas. While monarch butterflies and honeybees are attracting the most attention — monarch numbers have dropped 43 percent since...
April 6, 2014 - 8:24pm
February 27, 2014
Soaking up sunshine
WORTHINGTON — Jolene Nystrom might well have the best job in the Midwest this winter, or at the very least, the best job in southwest Minnesota. As residents hunkered down in their homes or wrapped up in layers to brave yet another bone-chilling day Thursday thanks to a Polar Vortex,...
February 27, 2014 - 8:20pm
February 24, 2014
Group to build in Bioscience Park
WORTHINGTON — Prairie Holdings Group needed a new office space, and the company won’t have to go far to find the land for it. The Worthington City Council approved on Monday the sale to PHG of eight lots in the Bioscience Industrial Park, where a new building will be constructed. “It’s...
February 24, 2014 - 9:55pm
January 11, 2012
Tax breaks to spur job growth?
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton and Democratic legislative leaders said cutting a business's taxes for hiring people and passing a large public works bill would create thousands of Minnesota jobs. Key to a proposal the Democrats offered on Wednesday is providing a $3,000 tax credit...
January 11, 2012 - 9:00pm
December 19, 2011
Agriculture poised for growth in Iowa (with video)
SIBLEY, Iowa -- With just a couple of weeks left in 2011, Iowa Agriculture Secretary Bill Northey completed his annual trek to the state's 99...
December 19, 2011 - 12:00am