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‘ISIL speaks for no religion’
The great divide
Cancer benefit for Kathy Bauermeister set for Sunday
Minnesota traffic deaths surpass 200 for 2014
Walz visits AGCO Manufacturing
High School football: Trojans open season Friday
Girls tennis: Trojans fall 6-1 in opener
Prep soccer: Optimism running high in Worthington
Prep tennis: Luverne netters split with Montevideo, YME
Blast from the Past: Answers to Saturday's quiz
Column Policing political behavior
Column: Scandals hiding in plain sight
Letter: Ox carts once traveled same path
Letter: Support makes camp experience possibl
Letter: Where do Relay for Life funds go?
Donald Paul Feit
Janice "Jan" Kaye Mischke
Religion briefs: Aug. 21
Column: A new friend can be an answer to prayer
1939: Chautauqua pavilion to be razed
Looking Back: 2004 -- Hurricane-force winds flatten crops
Column: The wayward days of hemp growers and bootleggers
Out and About
Westman 109th birthday
Wolff 90th birthday
Niessink 50th anniversary
Masching 50th anniversary
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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, in an effort to lower transportation costs and get more competitive contract bids, the district purchased a seven-acre tract of land on...
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
January 29, 2011
Column: Opportunities abound in District 518
WORTHINGTON -- In education today, we find ourselves with many different barriers, from finances to educational mandates. But today I wanted to address at least four different areas in the district that are being worked on currently or in the near future that will impact the district....
January 29, 2011 - 12:00am
October 31, 2009
Column: Work continues on flexible learning year
WORTHINGTON -- The Flexible Learning Year is an opportunity for schools with many different types of options or direction to be utilized, such as a four-day school week and a 45-day in-school with 15 days off-school over the entire year (year-round approach). The Flexible Learning...
opinion / columns / education
October 31, 2009 - 12:00am
March 3, 2009
JCC, Worthington call for No Child Left Behind Change
JACKSON -- At least two area school districts are joining others around the state in calling for reform of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB). The act, an initiative of the Bush Administration, aims for stronger school accountability for student performance, more freedom...
news / education / WHS
March 3, 2009 - 10:12pm
January 9, 2009
Report card: Average
WORTHINGTON -- The percentage of students proficient in math and reading in area schools falls near the state average, according to school report cards recently released by the Minnesota Department of Education. The report cards show a percentage of students who met state standards...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am