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Bakker 50th anniversary
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Notice of Public Hearing
School Board Minutes for August
January 28, 2016
First State Bank Southwest gives to housing effort
WORTHINGTON — First State Bank Southwest has donated $10,000 in an effort to ease the housing shortage facing Nobles County. “It’s heartwarming...
January 28, 2016 - 11:06pm
January 11, 2016
WREDC, JBS establish rental housing fund
WORTHINGTON — Worthington Regional and Economic Development Corp. and JBS announced Monday the creation of the WREDC Rental Housing Challenge Fund. The fund was created to encourage building new multi-unit market rate rental properties. JBS seeded the fund with a $50,000 donation...
January 11, 2016 - 8:46pm
January 7, 2016
Letter: WREDC helping spark positive change
While we all want to see positive change and progress on all fronts in the community, the pace of such progress could at times be arduous and slow. However, if we look at the recent history of Nobles County and the city of Worthington, we quickly realize that we have seen tremendous...
January 7, 2016 - 3:52pm
December 18, 2015
'Grand' living: Construction of 48-unit Grand Terrace to begin in late summer
WORTHINGTON — With just six vacant units remaining in Worthington’s newest housing development, Rising Sun Estates, Southwest Minnesota Housing...
December 18, 2015 - 10:01pm
October 13, 2015
Rummage sale set for this weekend
WORTHINGTON — Project Morning Star is having a huge MEA Weekend Rummage Sale at Lakeside Church. Donations are still needed and may be dropped off at the church Thursday morning. Project Morning Star is a local Christian non-profit organization that provides transitional housing...
October 13, 2015 - 9:11pm
August 27, 2015
High rents, low wages: Study shows southwest Minnesota in need of more affordable housing
WORTHINGTON — Nearly a quarter of all renters in the six counties of far southwest Minnesota are spending half — and in some cases more than...
August 27, 2015 - 9:09pm
August 20, 2015
Promenade on Oxford offers solution to Worthington’s housing shortage
WORTHINGTON — Brian Pellowski, the developer for Promenade on Oxford, is developing far more than a shopping mall. Pellowski’s plans also include an estimated 96 market rate rental housing units. According to a housing study done in Worthington in 2013, the city needs 500 new...
August 20, 2015 - 9:43pm
April 30, 2015
Nobles Home Initiative works to generate more housing in county
The Nobles Home Initiative group gathered for a meeting Thursday evening at the Bio-Technology Advancement Center in Worthington. The topic of the night was the NHI Housing Construction Tax Abatement Program that took effect in the spring of 2014. The group of bankers, construction...
April 30, 2015 - 9:19pm
April 29, 2015
Nobles Home Initiative meeting Thursday
Nobles Home Initiative (NHI) is having a meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Biotechnology Advancement Center. The NHI will offer an update on the Housing Construction Tax Abatement program. The purpose of the meeting is to provide a program refresher, report on NHI progress and answer...
April 29, 2015 - 5:33am
April 23, 2015
Legislature considers smörgåsbord, from sprinklers to broadband
ST. PAUL — Broadband expansion would be funded, but at a lower level than supporters want. Industrial hemp would be allowed on a limited basis, but not for general cropping. Stricter wild rice water pollution regulations would be deferred. Large homes would not be required to include...
April 23, 2015 - 7:37pm
April 14, 2015
Editorial: Housing a priority
A Flaherty Hood report prepared last month for the Greater Minnesota Partnership demonstrates the need for more workforce housing across the state. The partnership’s workforce housing proposal “gives tax credits and grants to workforce housing projects located in cities with...
April 14, 2015 - 8:03pm
April 7, 2015
Housing needs on the rise in Jackson
JACKSON — Many communities in southwestern Minnesota are feeling the crunch of inadequate housing. Rising costs have made construction projects...
April 7, 2015 - 9:25pm
April 5, 2015
To a strong rural economy
WORTHINGTON — The 11th annual Worthington Bio Conference begins Thursday and will feature guest speakers on a wide array of topics during its two days, ranging from agriculture and animal health to economic development and workforce training. Dan Dorman, executive director of...
April 5, 2015 - 9:09pm
March 26, 2015
Chapulis testifies to state committee
WORTHINGTON — Worthington Director of Community and Economic Development Brad Chapulis testified last week in support of the Workforce Housing...
March 26, 2015 - 8:10pm
March 18, 2015
City council considers programs
WORTHINGTON — During a Worthington City Council work session Wednesday morning, members discussed the restructuring of a few citywide programs. The Worthington Rediscovered program and city’s rental housing program were both up for discussion. Worthington Rediscovered The...
March 18, 2015 - 8:35pm