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Breuker 90th birthday
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May 4, 2016
New free digital library for residents
WORTHINGTON — Worthington Independent School District 518 Community Education has launched a digital library for residents. The Worthington myON library contains thousands of books generally for children from age 3 to eighth grade. Residents can access the library, which was started...
9 hours 39 min ago
April 27, 2016
Time to act, Zylstra says: Library issue shouldn’t be on the back burner
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County Commissioner Marv Zylstra said during a Wednesday morning work session that after years of discussion, it’s time to put a project on the table and make a decision. Zylstra was talking about a potential new library in Worthington, but the board has...
April 27, 2016 - 8:45pm
April 20, 2016
Stamp of approval: Board endorses concept for Adrian library renovations
WORTHINGTON — Library discussions dominated separate meetings of the Nobles County Board of Commissioners Tuesday morning, with a request for...
April 20, 2016 - 4:03pm
April 19, 2016
Groups talk candidly about armory, space needs
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County commissioners met for more than an hour Tuesday with representatives of the county’s library, historical society and art center to discuss the next direction for the entities. The meeting was called after commissioners met last week to discuss their...
April 19, 2016 - 9:06pm
April 17, 2016
Nobles County Library (Worthington and Adrian Branch): Director Clint Wolthuizen
Q What are the primary responsibilities of the libraries? A To provide for the information needs of Nobles County residents. This means providing...
April 17, 2016 - 8:53pm
April 14, 2016
To library or not to library: Commissioners consider putting a stop to armory plan
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County Commissioners gathered in a special work session Thursday to talk candidly about the future of the county’s arts center and historical society and — to an equal extent — the need for a new library. Though commissioners couldn’t take official action...
April 14, 2016 - 8:22pm
April 11, 2016
National Library Week being observed
WORTHINGTON — Libraries across the region are celebrating National Library Week through Saturday. Theme for the celebration is “Libraries Transform.” The Nobles County Library, 407 12th St., Worthington, will have an open house from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday. The Sibley, Iowa,...
April 11, 2016 - 10:22pm
March 29, 2016
Art, history center by design: Armory plans leave some asking, ‘What happened to a new library?’
WORTHINGTON — After presenting 15 schematic floor plans, including the latest design for the county-owned Armory Business Center in Worthington,...
March 29, 2016 - 9:34pm
March 22, 2016
Book sale begins April 4 at library
WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Library will have its used book sale April 4-9 in the conference room on the lower level of the library, 407 12th St. The sale will be during normal library hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and Thursday; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday;...
March 22, 2016 - 8:54pm
January 11, 2016
Jackson invests in community library
JACKSON — After years of careful planning and waiting, Jackson County Library Director Tamara Erickson and her staff are in the midst of a...
January 11, 2016 - 8:48pm
January 3, 2016
Library starts Winter Reading Program
WORTHINGTON — Winter in the Midwest can be a challenging time unless you have something to focus your energy on. The Nobles County Library...
January 3, 2016 - 7:57pm
December 14, 2015
Open house set for Wednesday at Adrian library
ADRIAN — The Adrian Branch Library will have its annual open house from noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday. Free cookies and hot apple cider will be served. Nobles County Library Director Clint Wolthuizen, who oversees both the Worthington and Adrian libraries, will be on hand for the event....
December 14, 2015 - 8:43pm
November 11, 2015
Ex-library director makes court appearance in theft case
WORTHINGTON — Mark Luther Ranum, former director of the Plum Creek Library System, made his first appearance in Nobles County District Court Tuesday morning on four felony-level and two gross misdemeanor charges of theft and eight counts of permitting false claims against the government,...
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November 11, 2015 - 9:45pm
October 12, 2015
Sign up for library’s Halloween event
WORTHINGTON — Haunted Ghost Town Halloween parties for youths ages kindergarten through fifth grade are planned for Thursday and Friday at the Nobles County Library 407 12th St. On Thursday, party sessions will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m., noon to 1:30 p.m. and 2 to 3:30 p.m. On Friday,...
October 12, 2015 - 9:26pm
October 1, 2015
Book sale coming up at local library
WORTHINGTON — The Fall Book Sale will begin Wednesday and continue through Oct. 10 at the Nobles County Library, 407 12th St., Worthington. The sale will be in the library conference room on the lower level during normal library hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday and Friday; 8 a.m....
October 1, 2015 - 9:23pm