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Protests close Mall of America; more than 20 arrested
Holiday shoppers, beware -- scam artists prevalent this time of year
In Colombia, Catholic faith runs deep at Christmas
Schomacker receives House committee assignments
Blood drive set for Dec. 29 in Adrian
Prep boys hockey: Worthington looks for better fortunes in 2015
Prep girls basketball: Worthington fends off Sioux Falls Roosevelt
Prep wrestling: Worthington takes 11th at Riot; Jackson County Central clinches fifth
Prep boys basketball: Murray County Central beats Pipestone Area in OT
Iowa prep wrestling: Sibley-Ocheyedan cleans up at Spencer
Column: Marco Rubio's fury over Cuba shift
Column: How to fight the lone wolf
Column: Substitute teachers a key component of District 518
Column: Elizabeth Warren, godmother of sorts
Column: Worthington Christian School offering program tonight on 'The Trees of Christmas'
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Season's jottings: Newsroom staffers share Christmas memories
Column: If Worthington builds it, they sure would come
The pageantry of it all
Looking Back: 1964 - Armour helps Worthington hit employment high
HO, HO, HO: Koster has jolly time standing in for Santa
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Julius 90th birthday
Probst 80th birthday
Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale
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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, 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