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Worthington native's artwork hangs in new Vikings facility
Petition seeks signatures for Sunday liquor sales in Worthington
Gravenhofs are Nobles County’s Farm Family of the Year
New sewer main work to begin Tuesday
Special prosecutor named in Philando Castile shooting
Amateur baseball: Jackson sweeps Fairmont, moves ahead in playoffs
Legion baseball: Adrian goes 1-1 on first day of state tournament
Ride with mom leads to lessons on bees, porcupine grass
Adrian looks to be Cinderella of state Legion tourney ball
Column: Cubs defense was stellar
Column: Making sure our veterans get the care they deserve
Column: Hey, Hillary. Can we talk?
Column: Night and day
Letter: Many thanks are offered following fire at business
Letter: Hagedorn all about negativity, fear
Albert "Duke" Lentz
Robert "Bob" Udstuen
Ruth B. Mix
Darlene Carpenter Ireland
Column: 'Orville Wee Story' would be great on the big screen
Special delivery: Take a spin around scenic Lake Geneva
Religion briefs: July 28
Column: Face time
Looking Back: 2006 -- City, YMCA approved deal for new Y facility
Out and About
Birth: July 30, 2016
Birth: July 28, 2016
Data: July 30, 2016
Data: July 29, 2016
Data: June 28, 2016
Data: July 27, 2016
June 1, 2016
Rescue of a relic: Worn-out windmill restored to former glory
ADRIAN — Across the rural landscape of southwest Minnesota, towering wind turbines cast a futuristic look over farm fields just starting to...
June 1, 2016 - 9:44pm
May 20, 2016
Pioneer Village opening May 28
May 20, 2016 - 10:18pm
April 7, 2016
Railroad Crossing: Commerce continues to roll through Worthington
WORTHINGTON — Yes, there are occasional grumbles about the train horn waking people out of a sound sleep in the middle of the night, or railroad...
April 7, 2016 - 4:27pm
March 29, 2016
Art, history center by design: Armory plans leave some asking, ‘What happened to a new library?’
WORTHINGTON — After presenting 15 schematic floor plans, including the latest design for the county-owned Armory Business Center in Worthington,...
March 29, 2016 - 9:34pm
A local legacy: Longtime Daily Globe editor Ray Crippen remembered
WORTHINGTON — Ray Crippen was a scholar and archivist of local history, but he also left his own indelible mark on the community that he loved...
December 29, 2015 - 2:27pm
November 17, 2015
Reminiscing: 2005 — Bid for spec building construction OK’d
One year ago In a continued effort to improve infrastructure, connectivity and citizen health within the community, the local Statewide Health Improvement Program (SHIP) committee and those of surrounding counties recommended developing an active living plan for Worthington. The...
November 17, 2015 - 9:06pm
October 22, 2015
Letter: Historical society seeking L.E. Johnson photos
By Jerry Fiola, NCHS Collections Committee Member In Ray Crippen’s column on Oct. 17, he discussed some of Nobles County’s more notable early 20th-ventury photographers. One of those featured was L. E. Johnson, a pharmacist in Brewster. Ray referred to Johnson as a “forgotten...
October 22, 2015 - 5:31pm
October 6, 2015
Civil War history to be featured at Murray County meeting
SLAYTON — The Murray County Historical Society invites the public to attend the society’s annual meeting, scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday at the City Limits Bar and Grill. The presentation will begin at 3 p.m. Scheduled speakers are Sharon and Richard Krom of Rochester, who will...
October 6, 2015 - 9:44pm
September 30, 2015
Envisioning the future: Local residents discuss potential options for armory building
WORTHINGTON — Following a tour and public meeting Tuesday night, the future for the armory building looks bright. Citizens gathered to...
September 30, 2015 - 2:10pm
September 16, 2015
Refugee or migrant? Here’s a primer
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota has a long history of resettlement of refugees, dating back to World War II, according to the Minnesota Department of Human Services. Now, tens of thousands of people from the Middle East and Africa are seeking safety in Europe at great risk. Many of them...
September 16, 2015 - 9:07pm
September 7, 2015
Renovations to begin soon: Fundraising campaign yields more than $900,000 for Rock County Historical Society
LUVERNE — While it may look like just a shell of a building now, as Betty Mann walks through the former Herman Motors Building in downtown...
September 7, 2015 - 9:41pm
August 27, 2015
Letter: Work continuing on research of old schools
By Rural Schools Heritage Preservation Committee -- Sandy Wood, Paul Hoffman, Roger Zarn, Pat Demuth, Jerry Fiola On behalf of the Nobles County Historical Society, we would like to express appreciation for the people who stopped by our Nobles County Fair booth to assist us with...
August 27, 2015 - 2:54pm
August 11, 2015
Letter: Rural school project remains ongoing
By Rural Schools Preservation Project Committee: Sandy Wood, Paul Hoffman, Roger Zarn, Pat Demuth, Jerry Fiola It all started last year at the county fair. Hundreds of fairgoers stopped by the Nobles County Historical Society’s booth to help identify some unknown rural schoolhouses....
August 11, 2015 - 7:38pm
August 10, 2015
Getting schooled at the fair
WORTHINGTON — Not knowing what to expect, a group of history-minded individuals set out on a quest one year ago to gather as much information...
August 10, 2015 - 9:47pm
August 7, 2015
Bigelow elevator demolished
A piece of history came tumbling down Friday in Bigelow as crews worked to demolish the 1970s-era Bigelow Farmers Elevator. The top of the 550,000-bushel...
August 7, 2015 - 9:20pm