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Notice of Proposed City Ordinance
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December 29, 2013
No shortage of New Year's Eve events
WORTHINGTON —There’s no shortage of ways to usher in 2014 in Worthington this year. Entertainment options for New Year’s Eve run the gamut from dancing to nostalgic music; being entertained by a bevy of female singers; and the chance to win a jackpot in a game of bingo. The...
December 29, 2013 - 9:46pm
December 23, 2013
Holiday hours at local offices, stores
WORTHINGTON — Many local businesses will close early today in observance of Christmas Eve, and most will be closed on Christmas Day. Worthington city offices and Nobles County offices will be open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and will be closed on Christmas Day. The Worthington...
December 23, 2013 - 11:39pm
For WPD, Christmas is just another day at the office
WORTHINGTON — While most folks are gathered around a Christmas tree opening up presents, or having Christmas day dinner with friends and family — others are on patrol. The officers of the Worthington Police Department experience their fair share of working over the holidays,...
December 23, 2013 - 11:38pm
A Christmas Eve exclusive with Mrs. Claus
NORTH POLE — As the hours tick down toward departure time for her husband’s annual trip around the world, Mrs. Claus took time out from her busy schedule to talk about her relationship with Santa and life at the North Pole. This is an interview exclusive to the Daily Globe. QUESTION:...
December 23, 2013 - 11:36pm
Love it or hate it, fruitcake synonymous with holidays
WORTHINGTON — Ask people what they think about fruitcake, and you’ll get a myriad of responses. Some people like it, while others would rather use it as a door stop. Still others make a tradition out of gifting the fruitcake received last Christmas to some poor, unsuspecting relative...
December 23, 2013 - 11:32pm
December 22, 2013
Tolerated, for tradition: Lutefisk a holiday ritual
WORTHINGTON — It wiggles and it jiggles, it doesn’t smell the best and, according to the brave who’ve tried it, it doesn’t always taste real good either. Yet, there’s a whole contingent of folks who hold out their holiday plate in anticipation of a good helping of lutefisk...
December 22, 2013 - 11:26pm
December 20, 2013
Lakefield light show shines bright
LAKEFIELD – It takes 11,000 lights, six controllers and 96 channels to make the Ackermann Family Light Show shine this holiday season. James and Jeanine Ackermann, of Lakefield, have been running a synchronized light show at their residence for two years. “We used to live out...
December 20, 2013 - 11:25pm
December 18, 2013
Holiday lighting contest winners announced
WORTHINGTON — The Don and Helen Brands home, 1240 Maplewood Drive, took first place in the annual Holiday Lighting Contest sponsored by the Community Improvement Committee of the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce, Worthington Public Utilities and the Daily Globe. Second place...
December 18, 2013 - 11:09pm
In holiday celebrations, Laotians adapt, adopt
WORTHINGTON — When Soom Chandaswang and her family relocated to Worthington as refugees from Laos in 1989, she didn’t understand the English language, and American customs were simply confusing. Born and raised to age 8 in a refugee camp in Thailand, Chandaswang recalled being...
December 18, 2013 - 11:02pm
Letter: Thanks for Operation Christmas Child help
By Joyce Klosterbuer and Marian Hayenga, Operation Christmas Child, Worthington We are celebrating the birth of Jesus, for He is the reason for the season. I heard on the news that an atheist group put up a sign in Times Square that says, “Who needs Christ at Christmas?” Then...
opinion / letters
December 18, 2013 - 10:52am
Letter: Do we need Christ at Christmas?
By Daniel and Marvene Dettman, Worthington We are celebrating the birth of Jesus, for He is the reason for the season. I heard on the news that an atheist group put up a sign in Times Square that says, “Who needs Christ at Christmas?” Then they crossed out the word “Christ”...
opinion / letters
December 18, 2013 - 10:51am
December 16, 2013
Eritrean holiday traditions mix old, new
WORTHINGTON — Raising her family in southwest Minnesota with Eritrean traditions at her roots, Aida Simon has found a balance to blend America’s Christian traditions of decorated trees and gift-giving with the Orthodox Christian traditions involving coffee ceremonies and neighborly...
December 16, 2013 - 10:54pm
December 13, 2013
Goodwill greets children with holiday delights
WORTHINGTON — With the big guy in the red Santa suit sitting next to a Christmas tree at Goodwill on Friday afternoon, children walked in with big eyes and even bigger expectations for a few pre-holiday gifts. Goodwill Industries has hosted a shoe and mitten party for children...
news / business
December 13, 2013 - 9:24pm
Crailsheim Christmas customs: Friends, exchange students share seasonal secrets of sister city
WORTHINGTON — If you can imagine a place where Dec. 24-26 is focused on family time, food and the birth of Jesus, then you may have a decent idea of what Christmas in Crailsheim, Germany — Worthington’s European sister city for more than 60 years — looks like. “It’s...
lifestyles / people
December 13, 2013 - 8:55pm