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Solar cars make stop in Worthington as part of national event
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
While crews work to restore power, Northland residents without electricity improvise, adapt
Free dental care event at Concordia gives Grafton woman a reason to smile
Saving her skin: Leopold’s melanoma caught early, successfully treated
Amateur baseball: Lakefield wins playoff slugfest
Amateur baseball: Adrian forces Game 3 with win over Lakefield
Legion baseball: Post 5 exits from district tournament
Les Knutson: Town ball parks are full of history
Scott Rall: Prairie View -- The rest of the story
Column: Doubling down on principle at the Republican convention
Column: Self-worship over sound judgment
Letter: Thanks, Worthington, for support of Arc
Letter: Local coverage in newspaper has been lacking
Column: You know what they say ...
John M. Sajban
Frances Marie Ellefson
Audrey A. Faber
Jamie L. VonSpreecken
THE SCHIZ: Barber keeps on clipping at downtown Worthington shop
Column: A memorable — and cold — arrival in Worthington in 1872
Column: Father knows best
Looking Back: 2006 -- Reisdorfer honored with statewide nursing award
Barn to Dance: Mayville summer tradition going strong after 27 years
Out and About
Davis 85th birthday
Birth: July 22, 2016
Birth: July 20, 2016
Bullerman 85th birthday
Burns 90th birthday
Data: July 23, 2016
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May 18, 2016
School board saves money, selects architect
WORTHINGTON — The District 518 school board discussed several items during its meeting Tuesday, including refinancing bonds that will save the district about $1.5 million, and also approved Wold Architects to design the proposed new high school. The board OK’d a resolution to...
May 18, 2016 - 1:14pm
December 15, 2015
School board approves levy 4-2
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington District 518 Board of Education met Tuesday evening in regular session to certify the district’s 2015 levy of $5,212,320.13 for taxpayers in the district. The measure was met with discussion and a bit of opposition from two board members. A change...
December 15, 2015 - 9:45pm
November 19, 2015
Landgaard urges community input on new school
WORTHINGTON — Growing enrollment rates in District 518 have led to the beginning stages of plans to build a new school in Worthington. During the past week, Superintendent John Landgaard met separately with seven different entities within the school district to have an open dialogue...
November 19, 2015 - 8:54pm
September 15, 2015
School board approves ALC enrollment cap
WORTHINGTON — The District 518 school board approved an enrollment cap on the Area Learning Center at Tuesday’s regular meeting. Superintendent John Landgaard said the enrollment would cap at 125 students. This would not affect any students currently enrolled at the ALC. “Based...
September 15, 2015 - 9:41pm
September 8, 2015
Marine Avenue to be closed
WORTHINGTON — District 518 Superintendent John Landgaard announced Tuesday that the south half of Marine Avenue will be closed Sept. 17 and 18 due to construction at Worthington High School. People driving to the high school will need to enter from the north off of Oxford Stre...
September 8, 2015 - 8:56pm
August 10, 2015
High school construction ‘moving quickly’
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington School Board Operations Committee met Monday morning to discuss project updates on the high school. Dave Skog, director of management services for District 518, said the project is progressing. “Things are moving quickly,” Skog said. “We’ll...
August 10, 2015 - 9:44pm
April 21, 2015
Worthington school board approves health insurance provider
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington District 518 school board approved the health insurance bid from SW/SC Service Co-Op during its regular monthly meeting Tuesday night. David Skog, director of business management, explained that every two years the school district must take bids...
April 21, 2015 - 9:13pm
March 17, 2015
Superintendent contract renewed
WORTHINGTON — The District 518 school board Tuesday evening discussed staffing matters and learning devices for students while also approving a new three-year contract for Superintendent John Landgaard. The board discussed the purchase of iPads for students in kindergarten through...
March 17, 2015 - 9:50pm
January 12, 2015
School board poised to ask for new high school
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington District 518 school board met in a work session Monday afternoon to discuss the future of the district and how to meet the ever-growing student population with new facilities. After an extended discussion, the board’s general consensus was to...
January 12, 2015 - 9:34pm
October 21, 2014
School board approves audit
WORTHINGTON — The District 518 School Board conducted a work session, public hearing and regular board meeting Tuesday afternoon, with discussion in the work session focused on potential expansion options at Worthington High School. The board’s meeting agenda touched on topics...
October 21, 2014 - 9:03pm
October 5, 2014
District 518 opts out of preschool grant
WORTHINGTON — District 518 has decided to not pursue a grant that would have paid for an all-day, every day preschool for 4-year-olds that fell into the 175- to 200-percent poverty level. The school board made the decision Sept. 26, and Superintendent John Landgaard said the district...
October 5, 2014 - 7:42pm
July 21, 2014
New completion date set for District 518 bus garage
WORTHINGTON — Despite several setbacks over the past year, District 518 is moving forward with the completion of its bus garage. Last April,...
July 21, 2014 - 2:42pm
May 18, 2014
‘A needed service’
WORTHINGTON — Last week, the Minnesota Department of Human Services announced $45.4 million in grants to increase access to mental health services in the state’s schools. Among the agencies that will receive the funds is Southwestern Mental Health Center, to provide services in...
May 18, 2014 - 9:42pm
April 21, 2014
District 518 receives Safe Routes to School grant
WORTHINGTON — The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) announced last week the recipients of $4.8 million in federal grants for Safe Routes to School (SRTS). The grants will support SRTS at 138 schools in 50 communities — Worthington being one of them. “These projects...
April 21, 2014 - 8:45pm
April 15, 2014
Varsity hockey coach resigns
WORTHINGTON — It was a quick meeting for District 518 school board on Tuesday night at Worthington High School, but Superintendent John Landgaard cleared up a rumor regarding the potential elimination of varsity boys hockey. “I just want to make it known that we are not cutting...
April 15, 2014 - 8:38pm