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Prep boys hockey: Luverne skates away from Worthington
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Column: Substitute teachers a key component of District 518
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The pageantry of it all
Looking Back: 1964 - Armour helps Worthington hit employment high
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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
December 12, 2013
Image: Tree of tales
The “book tree” displayed by Nobles County Library during the third annual Love INC. Christmas Tree Forest Dec. 2-4 is shown. People attending the event were allowed to contribute money in voting for their favorite tree, and the library’s entry collected the highest total.
December 12, 2013 - 11:06pm
Government Center employees wrap gifts for local children
WORTHINGTON — Forty-one Nobles County children will have a brighter holiday this Christmas with gifts courtesy of county employees. On Thursday, during a holiday gathering at the Nobles County Government Center, employees delivered wrapped packages and gift bags filled with clothing...
December 12, 2013 - 10:50pm
December 10, 2013
Our Lady of Guadalupe event is this weekend
WORTHINGTON — With a melting pot of languages, cultures and traditions in southwest Minnesota, the approaching Christmas season often brings people together in a festive holiday spirit of celebration. From Lutherans who make lutefisk to Catholic traditions in Our Lady of Guadalupe...
December 10, 2013 - 12:42am
December 8, 2013
Images: Holiday helping hands
December 8, 2013 - 11:10pm
December 6, 2013
A talent for tasty treats
Area chefs got their chance to show off their skills Friday by displaying gingerbread houses at the Jackson County Public Library in Jackson as part of that community’s Holiday Fest celebration. Judging of the culinary creations will be today; Holiday Fest events are scheduled throughout...
December 6, 2013 - 10:07pm
December 5, 2013
Holiday events planned in area
Santa is making his rounds in southwest Minnesota and northwest Iowa this weekend. Here’s a rundown of some of the holiday-themed events happening in the area: Jackson Jackson’s annual weekend kicks off Friday as its Holiday Fest extravaganza gets under way. Fun for kids starts...
December 5, 2013 - 10:56pm
November 29, 2013
Community Christmas Baskets to deliver the goods for 85th year
WORTHINGTON — An 85-year Nobles County tradition remains in full swing this season, as the dozens of volunteers who make possible the Community Christmas Baskets for those in need prepare to help once again in 2013. “It’s an impressive tradition for the community,” said...
November 29, 2013 - 9:25pm
November 28, 2013
Parade of Tree event is Sunday in Slayton
SLAYTON — The Murray County Historical Society is hosting its annual Parade of Trees open house from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Murray County Historical Museum, 2480 29th St., Slayton. The museum is slated to have 22 trees on display this year — the most it has had in the...
November 28, 2013 - 9:55pm
Christmas Tree Forest begins Tuesday in Worthington
WORTHINGTON — A few years ago, Love INC was looking for an idea. What came about was the Christmas Tree Forest. “We were looking at just creative fundraisers for Love INC,” said Brian Frodermann, executive director of the nonprofit organization. “All the ideas we looked...
November 28, 2013 - 9:49pm
November 24, 2013
Retailers stress importance of local holiday shopping
WORTHINGTON — In just a matter of days, the holiday shopping season will be in full swing as people head out to find the best gifts and best buys for their friends and family. Everybody knows about Black Friday, but might not be aware that it is followed by Small Business Saturday,...
November 24, 2013 - 11:35pm
Sales of Christmas CD support Sibley ministry
SIBLEY, Iowa — Producing a CD of Christmas music is something Jesse Dagel and some fellow musicians had contemplated for a while. “We’d...
November 24, 2013 - 11:32pm
Chamber and WPU sponsoring holiday lighting contest
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce Community Improvement Committee and Worthington Public Utilities are once again sponsoring the local Holiday Lighting Contest. All Worthington residences and businesses with decorations are eligible. Judging will take place...
November 24, 2013 - 11:29pm
Lighting up the holidays: LED lights are in
WORTHINGTON — Before the last morsel of turkey from Thursday’s feast is fully digested, switches will be turned on for Christmas lighting displays across the region. As people string lights across gutters, porches, trees and shrubs, they are being encouraged to replace their...
November 24, 2013 - 11:28pm