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Hawk Creek Lutheran Church members salvage a few pieces from fire-damaged building
Mark Dayton at DNC recalls Senate seat mate Hillary Clinton
Essentia rates 4 stars, Sanford 3 stars in new hospital quality comparison
Baustian siblings take part in 4-H Swine Show at Rock County Fair
Planning Commission approves after-the-fact permit
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
YMCA Fun Run a good time for all ages
Amateur baseball: Worthington wins, takes 1-0 series lead over Heron Lake
Column: Night and day
Letter: Many thanks are offered following fire at business
Letter: Hagedorn all about negativity, fear
Letter: TV coverage of GOP convention left much to be desired
Letter: Journey pastor grateful for community support
Eleanor Louise Engebretson
Calen Daniel "Rudy" Ross
Religion briefs: July 28
Column: Face time
Looking Back: 2006 -- City, YMCA approved deal for new Y facility
THE SCHIZ: Barber keeps on clipping at downtown Worthington shop
Column: A memorable — and cold — arrival in Worthington in 1872
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February 26, 2015
Column: Workforce housing key to economic growth in Greater Minnesota
By ERIC FISHER and DAN DORMAN Recognizing an opportunity to expand, agricultural equipment manufacturer AGCO conducted a study in 2010 to explore where that growth should occur. Ultimately, it decided to expand North American tractor production in the community where it had resided...
February 26, 2015 - 8:56pm
February 18, 2015
Senators link Greater Minnesota bills
ST. PAUL — Five Democratic senators serving Greater Minnesota on Wednesday linked bills that each sponsor into an overall initiative that they say would provide better training and housing for workers. Among the bills are ones to: Hire career counselors at workforce centers...
February 18, 2015 - 9:01pm
February 11, 2015
Greater Minnesota officials seek apartment-building aid
Greater Minnesota leaders say apartment houses may be the answer to their housing shortages. The Greater Minnesota Partnership and Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities propose a state program to give grants and tax credits to companies willing to erect apartment buildings in cities...
February 11, 2015 - 8:54pm
February 5, 2015
Editorial: Mall site offers ample opportunity
Tired of hearing about the plight of the deteriorating Northland Mall? So are we. That’s why last Thursday night’s Worthington Regional Economic Development Corp. (WREDC) annual meeting offered a refreshing perspective on our community. Rather than dwell on the mall’s negatives...
February 5, 2015 - 8:17am
January 26, 2015
Homebuyer education course offered
WORTHINGTON — Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership will offer a two-day Home Stretch workshop Feb. 3 and 5. This homebuyer education opportunity will help prospective buyers decide if home ownership is right for them. The workshop will be from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. both days at...
January 26, 2015 - 7:54pm
January 1, 2015
ST. PAUL — “Help wanted” signs hang in front of businesses and factories throughout rural Minnesota and in many communities,even if those jobs are filled, workers may not find homes nearby. Training workers and building homes are two parts of the same problem that rural legislators...
January 1, 2015 - 9:38pm
December 29, 2014
State releases funding to the Northwest Iowa Regional Housing Trust Fund
SIBLEY, Iowa — The Northwest Iowa Regional Housing Trust Fund, Inc. (NWIRHTF) announces the release of $339,392 from the State Housing Trust Fund for fiscal year 2015. The money was released from the Iowa Finance Authority who administers the State Housing Trust Fund. This financial...
December 29, 2014 - 9:09pm
October 19, 2014
Community Connect Thursday
WORTHINGTON — The Community Concerns, Housing, Homeless and Hunger Committee is sponsoring its second Community Connect event from 3-6 p.m. Thursday in the American Reformed Church gymnasium, located at 1720 North Burlington in Worthington. The event is designed for local individuals...
October 19, 2014 - 8:14pm
October 6, 2014
City council candidate forum
WORTHINGTON — Six candidates for Worthington City Council met Monday evening in the Worthington High School cafeteria to debate some of the...
October 6, 2014 - 10:55pm
September 30, 2014
Breaking down flood insurance
WORTHINGTON — With the recently changed flood zone map in the city, some folks are now facing the challenge of either changing from one flood...
September 30, 2014 - 10:03pm
July 31, 2014
Editorial: A magnificent mall?
Considering all the negative news about the Northland Mall property over the last several months — the last few years, actually — it’s hard not to be downright excited about this week’s developments. It’s also easy to be a little cynical, too, but we’ll aim to be as positive...
July 31, 2014 - 3:14pm
June 10, 2014
Kmart demolition moves forward
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council approved the recommendation to the Nobles County District Court for the demolition of the former...
June 10, 2014 - 12:03pm
June 9, 2014
Lake Park takes first steps to address housing
LAKE PARK, Iowa — The community of Lake Park is in the midst of assessing properties and compiling applications after being awarded a $246,000 Community Development Block Grant from the Iowa Economic Development Authority to target housing rehabilitation in its community. Carol...
June 9, 2014 - 10:58pm
June 3, 2014
Column: Despite $100 million investment in housing, many needs remain
By COLLEEN O’CONNOR TOBERMAN, Minnesota 2020 ST. PAUL — Thanks to many years of advocacy and education, this year’s bonding bill includes a record-breaking $100 million investment in affordable housing. This money will benefit every corner of the state as Minnesota Housing...
June 3, 2014 - 2:55pm