Skip to main content
Contest celebrates V&M Locker for making best hot dogs in Minnesota
Region celebrating Independence Day with fireworks and more
George marking Freedom Days this weekend
Currie to celebrate Fourth Saturday through Monday
Caller tries to scam county attorney
Legion baseball: Emotions are high as Post 5 sweeps Madison
Auto racing: Speedway racing gaining ground in Worthington
Scott Rall: For the love of a Lab
Legion baseball: Adrian's Loosbrock, Rogers sink Post 5
Minnesota West football: Linder to break in new players, and new coaches, too
Two years, $7 million, no smoking gun
City should see positive impact Journey building can have
Column: Have a happy Fourth, and give thanks
Column: Double trouble for Trump
Letter: Finally, a good decision from the DNR
Gail J. Smiens
Douglas Lester Roy Engler
Marilyn Jean Dahl
Religion briefs: June 30
Looking Back: 1996 -- Parade, demo derby and much more set for Worthington’s Fourth
Column: June 28, 1876 -- Circus in town, complaints ensue
How does your garden grow? Williams property one of four on upcoming tour
Looking Back: 1966 -- Construction aplenty taking place in Worthington
Out and About
Puhl 80th birthday
Isder 85th birthday
Alberts 97th birthday
Data: July 1, 2016
Data: June 19, 2016
Data: June 18, 2016
Data: June 16, 2016
Data: June 15, 2016
March 3, 2016
Column: Kindergarten is a special time at WCS
By Teresa Widboom, Worthington Christian School WORTHINGTON — At Worthington Christian School, kindergarten is the gateway to a journey of learning new and different things. As with any journey, preparations are needed before one can begin. Being prepared for kindergarten will help...
opinion / columns
March 3, 2016 - 4:46pm
February 21, 2016
‘We’re going to be scientists!’ Sibley high school teacher uses STEM funding to support pre-K, first-grade classrooms
SIBLEY, Iowa — Since 2009, the Sibley-Ocheyedan school district has been known for its strong Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics...
February 21, 2016 - 9:01pm
June 10, 2015
Tornado tale whirls its way to nationals
WILMONT — Deyten Bosma, 6, of Wilmont, is a bit obsessed with the weather. His mother, Nicole, says the fascination began at the age of...
June 10, 2015 - 8:40pm
March 9, 2015
Minnesota legislation designed to give students school options
ST. PAUL — Legislation would provide options for some Minnesota students to get private school education. One bill is written to allow a...
March 9, 2015 - 9:07pm
February 5, 2015
WORTHINGTON — With one confirmed case of measles in Minnesota and the continued spread of the highly contagious disease in California, the Minnesota Department of Health’s Southwest District Epidemiologist says the potential for an outbreak in our corner of the state is “really...
February 5, 2015 - 7:23pm
February 4, 2015
Immunization in MN schools
ST. PAUL — Most Minnesota students go to schools with very high vaccination rates, but a few small districts have clusters of unvaccinated children. Minnesota law requires students to be vaccinated but allows parents to opt out of the requirement for medical or philosophical...
February 4, 2015 - 9:21pm
June 21, 2011
School board to add new kindergarten teacher
WORTHINGTON -- In an effort to keep an ideal class size, the District 518 Board of Education approved hiring a kindergarten teacher on Tuesday, bringing to the total number of sections from 10 to 11. "We have around 225 to 230 kids in kindergarten, but what's happening is that we...
June 21, 2011 - 9:41pm
April 11, 2011
St. Mary's 'Round-Up' is Thursday
WORTHINGTON -- St. Mary's School will host its Kindergarten Round-Up on Thursday at the school. Times are from 1 to 2 p.m. or 4 to 5 p.m. with a Spanish interpreter. For more information, call 376-5236 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. St. Mary's will also host its annual...
April 11, 2011 - 8:25pm
January 15, 2010
'Flat Jason' has new mission at Brewster Elementary
BREWSTER -- The students in Beth Baumgard's kindergarten class are quite enamored of their classroom celebrity. And they haven't even met the...
January 15, 2010 - 12:00am
April 9, 2009
Column: Children must enter kindergarten ready to learn
WASHINGTON -- All across America each year, children start kindergarten unprepared to learn. In some states, the vast majority of kindergarteners aren't ready for school. Many of them fall behind and never catch up. We can change that. The children are victims of failure and neglect...
opinion / education / columns
April 9, 2009 - 12:00am
March 7, 2009
Kindergarten Round Up is approaching
WORTHINGTON -- Kindergarten Round up is coming soon to Prairie Elementary in Worthington. On March 23, we are inviting all parents who have children who will turn 5 years old by September 1 to register for kindergarten. If your child will not be 5 years old by September 1, they will...
March 7, 2009 - 12:00am