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'My own mother's home was a death trap': In a first, radon toxicity listed as factor in ND woman's death
Duluth police to purchase riot gear: Chief says equipment to be used with discretion
Data: Dec. 11, 2017
Three dead after Saturday head-on crash
Franken's Senate vacancy is hardly Minnesota's first
College wrestling: Bluejays find mixed success in Chicago
Former Twin Jack Morris elected to baseball Hall of Fame
Panthers win 31-24, snap Vikings' eight-game win streak
‘That evening hunt — that was worth the whole trip’
MEN'S COLLEGE HOCKEY: BSU skates to another tie with Northern Michigan
Enjoy Momma's mouth-watering fudge recipe
Letter: Daiker remembered as a 'true scouter'
Letter: Historical Society offered delightful afternoon
Letter: District 518 students deserve proper environment for learning
Column: Making the most of Minnesota apprenticeships
Nyla J. Bullerman
Gladys Harriet Feste
Don't go south over the holidays. Head west to South Dakota, instead
Disheveled Theologian: Theological Stocking Stuffers, Week 5 -- Jolly Old St. Nicholas
Theological Stocking Stuffers, Week 5: Jolly Old St. Nicholas
Short-term home stay may produce difficult transition
Kindness is found in giving to others
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Jenkins 40th anniversary
Breuker 95th birthday
Sprik 85th birthday
Birth: Mason Jerome Hemphill
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
August 9, 2010
Council reviews housing compliance, litter
WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington City Council heard from a citizen concerned about litter at its Monday meeting, and may consider a task force to address the issue. Worthington resident Ann Rogers brought the issue of excessive litter before council members, using as visual aids two...
August 9, 2010 - 9:34pm
June 10, 2010
Brief: Housing program awarded $300K
WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington City Council voted this week to award $300,000 in hospital sale proceeds to Worthington Rediscovered. It is the first influx of money to the program since 2008, when funding was halted due to Local Government Aid cuts. The program was established in...
June 10, 2010 - 8:14pm
April 21, 2010
Column: Housing is a basic human right
WASHINGTON -- Our nation is running a $1.4 trillion-dollar budget deficit this year. So why is Congress on track to approve more than $1 trillion for "defense" spending, while cutting back services that most countries think of as human rights? Even in the wake of Obama's landmark...
April 21, 2010 - 12:00am
March 29, 2010
Housing stimulus program nears end
WORTHINGTON -- With just one month to go before the federal Worker, Homeownership and Business Assistance Act of 2009 (otherwise known as the...
March 29, 2010 - 12:00am
January 18, 2010
Luverne expands housing tax credit
LUVERNE -- With the extension of the Federal Homebuyers Tax Credit until April 2010, the City of Luverne is once again getting creative with its Housing Incentive Program, according to Economic Development Director Ted LaFrance. The newly revised incentive program covers all lots...
January 18, 2010 - 12:00am
October 29, 2009
Council hears HRA report
WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington City Council heard an update from the city's Housing and Redevelopment Authority at a special meeting Wednesday, learning more about the HRA's local efforts. According to documents provided by the Worthington HRA, the organization has several projects...
October 29, 2009 - 12:00am
September 12, 2009
New senior housing will open this spring
WORTHINGTON -- Local seniors could have another option for housing as soon as late February. Buffalo Ridge Apartments, a 19-unit affordable housing complex, is currently under construction at 2107 Nobles St. in Worthington. The complex, designed for residents ages 62 and older...
September 12, 2009 - 12:00am
June 10, 2009
Editorial: Places to live, done right
Today, we congratulate a Worthington mother and her son while thanking those who made their dream possible. As reported in a front-page story, Delma Gonzales and her 16-year-old son, Billy Rey Vallejo, are now the owners of a home on Worthington's Castlewood Drive. That ownership...
June 10, 2009 - 12:00am
April 25, 2009
Residents' rights, discrimination focus of housing training
WORTHINGTON -- When it comes to renting, do you know your rights? Tenants' rights were the subject of a fair housing training held Friday for area owners and property managers. About 15 people attended the training in the Nobles County Government Center, which was led by Elaine...
April 25, 2009 - 3:11am
April 15, 2009
Column: Fixing the housing crunch
ST. PAUL -- For many Minnesotans, today's national housing crisis brings back painful memories of the 1982-1987 farm financial crisis. Rural Minnesota never fully recovered from that era as nearly 20,000 Minnesota families lost their farms, small town businesses locked their doors...
April 15, 2009 - 12:00am
October 10, 2008
Church leaders turn to Love INC
WORTHINGTON -- It may not offer an immediate solution to the homeless issue in the Worthington area, but the concept of Love INC (In the Name of Christ) was favorably received by members of the Worthington Area Christian Ministerial Association and representatives of area service...
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am
Letter: 'Walk doesn't match the talk'
The Daily Globe reported Worthington has received housing grants from the Department of Employment and Economic Development and the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency. Beyond that, there are other plans to attract more money to help solve the housing crisis in Worthington. The housing...
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am
October 2, 2008
Families have tough time finding housing
WORTHINGTON -- When she picked up her young children and moved to Worthington for a new job this summer, Natalie (an assumed name to protect her identity) had not expected to have such difficulty finding a place for her family to spend the night. She had left both an apartment and...
October 2, 2008 - 3:30pm
September 10, 2008
Letter: Employer must take housing responsibility
I believe the time has come to recognize the root of the housing problem in Worthington. The largest employer in the area wants to continue to hire more and more people knowing there is not sufficient housing available. In an effort to increase housing, the employer is looking to...
September 10, 2008 - 12:00am
September 9, 2008
Looking at homelessness
WORTHINGTON -- What would you do if you knew a mother and her young children slept outside last night because they had no place to stay? What...
September 9, 2008 - 12:00am