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Isnt That Something
September 11, 2015
Column: Forget science -- let's just watch the birds outside
WORTHINGTON — It is my impression people do not pay attention to birds as once they did. Oh, scientists pay attention with their spades and screens. They tell us that in the paleobaleocalico era (whatever), 350,000 years ago, there were giant birds with claws on their wings big...
September 11, 2015 - 9:26pm
September 4, 2015
Column: Riding off toward Sunset with the gypsies
WORTHINGTON — There is a polished granite marker in Redwood County on the site of what once was the village of Sunset. There is nothing else there — no hole in the earth which served as a basement, no remnant of a brick wall, no path which marks where once there was a railroad...
September 4, 2015 - 9:31pm
August 28, 2015
Column: Worthington's women helped build our economy
WORTHINGTON — Worthington is a produce town and has been for more than a century. Other cities supply the world with automobiles, steel, computers. Worthington supplies the world with pork. Pork chops in a Beijing restaurant may have come from a farm near Lismore. In another era...
August 28, 2015 - 9:35pm
August 21, 2015
Column: Let's hope we keep horsin' around at the fair
WORTHINGTON — This is an historic time. It is a sad milestone. For only the second time in more than 150 years, there were no horses at the Nobles County Fair. Julie Buntjer told me, “This is the second year there were no horses at the fair. There is only one 4-Her to my knowledge...
August 21, 2015 - 9:39pm
August 14, 2015
Column: Savoring a history of great local dining spots
WORTHINGTON — It seems there never was a time when one community or another across the local region did not come to have a restaurant that attracted people from a wide region. Who would have guessed a steak house at Kinbrae? In another time, people drove to Brewster for a Sunday...
August 14, 2015 - 9:33pm
July 31, 2015
Column: It's by no means China in southwest Minnesota
WORTHINGTON — Through several years while I was growing up, we lived near the railroad tracks. When you think about it, half of Worthington still lives near the railroad tracks. Worthington’s main street rolls almost exactly to Worthington’s historic red brick depot. Certainly...
July 31, 2015 - 9:36pm
July 24, 2015
Column: Brewster has a history of band performances, too
WORTHINGTON — You have seen words to this effect in this column before. We spend our years yearning for summer, but I really think we are better off in winter than in summer. For one thing, in the winter, we can make adjustments in dress. Someone reports, “This is really a mild...
July 24, 2015 - 9:42pm
July 17, 2015
Column: The right time, the right place and a big scoop
WORTHINGTON — Almost none of us are at just the right place at just the right time. Of course. Most often that never happens. I was trying to remember when I could say I was at the right place at the right time. One thing came to mind. At the back of the Hotel Thompson there is...
July 17, 2015 - 9:38pm
July 10, 2015
Column: Step right up for a ride on the stage coach
WORTHINGTON — The kids always went to the fairgrounds on the day before the fair began. It was an exciting time. A truck might pull up loaded with horses for the merry-go-round. A while later there would be another truck with the seats for the Ferris wheel. A couple of guys unloaded...
July 10, 2015 - 9:44pm
July 2, 2015
Column: Strolling through Millard Walker Park's history
WORTHINGTON — Lately I mentioned the name of the late Ray Schisler to some people I thought surely would remember. They did not. I was surprised. Ray Schisler was Worthington’s mayor, Worthington’s longtime postmaster. I once asked former mayor Bob Demuth who were the most skilled...
July 2, 2015 - 3:08pm
June 26, 2015
Column: New memorial to Minnesota war families is inspiring
WORTHINGTON — I believe the stories of Americans spitting on returning Vietnam war veterans and calling them names is a myth. Oh — I don’t doubt such a thing happened. In a land of 330 million people, you can find someone who will do any outrageous thing. A crazed young man...
June 26, 2015 - 9:29pm
June 19, 2015
Column: When Worthington got its Wards, excitement reigned
WORTHINGTON — When television shows grizzle-haired, dirty men standing in long lines for a bowl of soup in the years of the Great Depression, it never shows scenes from Sioux Falls. The Great Depression wilted all of America but the northern prairie communities did not suffer as...
June 19, 2015 - 9:25pm
June 12, 2015
Column: Worthington's forgotten ties to the Panama Canal
WORTHINGTON — In 1913, many Americans believed they knew what they would do in 1914. Somewhere along the way — probably the Fourth of July — they would join a celebration of the completion of the Panama Canal. America was proud. Men with shovels, steam shovels and dynamite had...
June 12, 2015 - 8:07pm
June 5, 2015
Column: It's no secret - our city has a 'noteworthy mix'
WORTHINGTON — It is surprising, perhaps: The U.S. Census Bureau is sticking with its figures from 2010. The population of the Worthington micropolitan area is 20,508. The Worthington Micropolitan Area includes suburban communities at Dundee, Kinbrae, Brewster, Round Lake, Bigelow,...
June 5, 2015 - 9:19pm
May 29, 2015
Column: The star of the skyline, and an unlikely achievement
WORTHINGTON — I remember a time when I thought I was out of patience with Don. Worthington has never had a great skyline. Through decades the most prominent feature was the silvery Second Avenue water tower, which stood out from every other feature in town. When you saw the water...
May 29, 2015 - 9:29pm