Skip to main content
Trestle burns, collapses along busy Minnesota rail line
41 indicted for multi-state drug trafficking ring
Lewis and Clark Water now flowing to Rock County
Crime victim organizations honored for Safe at Home program
Car salesman rescues trucker in fiery crash
Section 3A girls track: Luverne girls take title; Homandberg surprises self
Section 3AA golf: Worthington boys make state
Section 3A softball: Edgerton/Southwest Christian gets it done
Section 3AA baseball: Luverne dumps New London-Spicer
VFW baseball: Worthington sweeps Westbrook in opener
Column: Rand Paul's decline
Column: Being Bill Kristol
As others see it: Dayton right on pre-K
Letter: Help with lake clean-up effort is appreciated
Letter: WASO presented memorable concert
Donna M. Kroeger
Helen Wyman Abramson
Lynn A. Davis
Bernice Eleanor Anderson
Janice J. Bruns
Religion briefs: May 28
Out & About: May 29-June 12
Looking Back: 1990 -- Bigelow church preparing to mark 75th anniversary
Legion longevity: Lease, Meier recognized for continuous membership
Column: Worthington's unexpected link to Sherwood Forest
Out and About
Schulz 50th anniversary
Voss 90th birthday
Pearson 90th birthday
Oldham 95th birthday
Data: May 28, 2015
Data: May 27, 2015
Data: May 26, 2015
Data: May 25, 2015
Data: May 23, 2015
May 19, 2015
No money for Lewis & Clark
WORTHINGTON — Worthington Public Utilities General Manager Scott Hain was standing outside the door of the Minnesota House of Representatives shortly before midnight Monday, watching the chaos as bills were pushed between the House and Senate before the mandatory midnight adjournment. Unfortunately,...
May 19, 2015 - 9:25pm
May 4, 2015
Water woes continue
WORTHINGTON — “We’re obviously headed in the wrong direction.” Those were the words of Worthington Public Utilities Manager Scott Hain on Monday as he showed members of the Water & Light Commission the graph showing a continued decline in water levels in the city’s...
May 4, 2015 - 7:43pm
April 21, 2015
More water use restrictions adopted
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Public Utilities Water and Light Commission adopted new water use restrictions at Monday’s meeting. Three stages have been formed, but only the first stage will be implemented immediately. According to Scott Hain, the WPU General Manager, stage...
April 21, 2015 - 9:39pm
December 15, 2014
Water department to get updated equipment
WORTHINGTON — A bid for a long-overdue instrumentation and controls replacement project for the Worthington Public Utilities water department was awarded during Monday’s Water and Light Commission meeting. The project will replace an existing 25-year-old supervisory control...
December 15, 2014 - 8:39pm
November 17, 2014
Water and Light Commission discusses 2015 electric rates
WORTHINGTON — The 2015 electric department budget was discussed during Monday’s Worthington Public Utilities Water and Light Commission meeting. While nothing was set in stone, WPU Manager Scott Hain, projects an increase. During the meeting, Hain gave commissioners three...
November 17, 2014 - 8:19pm
September 15, 2014
City’s water and power rates average
WORTHINGTON — An Owatonna Public Utilities electric and water rate comparison study was presented Monday at the Worthington Public Utilities Water and Light Commission meeting. According to WPU General Manager Scott Hain, Worthington’s residential, commercial and industrial...
September 15, 2014 - 8:40pm
May 8, 2014
What can you do to help?
WORTHINGTON — Every little bit helps when it comes to conserving water, according to Worthington Public Utilities General Manager Scott Hain. “Do whatever you can. Whatever you can save is going to hopefully delay us from having to take more drastic measures,” he said. “Those...
May 8, 2014 - 7:41pm
May 7, 2014
Water levels still dangerously low
WORTHINGTON — A few days of cold weather and spotty rain wasn’t enough to recharge the Lake Bella wellfield. That, coupled with a prolonged drought, has left the water levels the lowest they have been since 2000 at this time of year. “Really, I’m not going to complain...
May 7, 2014 - 9:27pm
August 2, 2013
Scott and Pam Hain, Worthington, and Scott and Pam Bruse, Bigelow, announce the engagement of their children, Heather Leigh Hain and Tanner John Bruse. Hain is a 2007 graduate of Worthington High School and 2011 graduate of Minnesota State University, Mankato, with a bachelor’s...
celebrations / engagements
August 2, 2013 - 2:54pm
June 20, 2012
Load management glitch cuts the cooling
WORTHINGTON -- Shortly after 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Barb Fuerstenberg had sent the last of her daycare charges home and was starting to make supper when she noticed it had gotten quite warm in the house. "I was just sweating," she said about the indoor climate. "(Husband) Steve came...
June 20, 2012 - 11:54am
October 31, 2009
Former WPU manager dies
WORTHINGTON -- Don Habicht, who served as general manager of Worthington Public Utilities for 25 years, died early Friday morning after an illness. Habicht, 68, retired in July 2006 from the WPU post. A Worthington native, he grew up in the family business, Habicht's Department Store...
October 31, 2009 - 12:00am