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Trump picks Iowa Governor Branstad as U.S. ambassador to China: transition official
Family Art Night scheduled during parent-teacher conferences week
Remembering Pearl Harbor: WWII veteran on Oahu when Japanese launched sneak attack
Seminar aims to create smooth transition for retiring business owners
Area girls basketball roundup: Adrian beats Luverne after slow start
Prep wrestling: Trojans fall in tight battle with W/RRC
Area boys basketball roundup: Huskies win high-scoring season opener
Boys hockey: Trojans refuse to quit in loss to Redwood Valley
Boys basketball: Trojans show teamwork, depth in victory over Luverne
Letter: Pioneer Village
Letter: Local government entities should live within their means
Column: 21st Century Cures Act a remedy for all Americans
Letter: There's a third group of Americans, too
Letter: Thanks to organizers of community Thanksgiving
Gerald L. Smith
Looking Back: 1991 -- Wind chills up to 50-below close schools
Homemade granola easier, more affordable than you think
PieLogNog: A holiday mashup of chocolate, salted caramel, eggnog and pecan pie
Change maker: Kevin Donovan pushes Worthington, and himself, to succeed
Our region was major supplier of early engines for Humvees
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January 26, 2015
Blandin Leadership group presents to council
WORTHINGTON — In a brief Worthington City Council meeting Monday night, a group participating in Blandin Community Leadership Training made a brief presentation regarding its interest in supporting the city of Worthington and the council. The Blandin group attended the first...
January 26, 2015 - 8:50pm
December 28, 2014
'Book Your Winter Getaway' at the public library
WORTHINGTON — The “Book Your Winter Getaway” Winter Reading Program begins Jan. 1 and concludes March 31. Local librarians may be asked about additional details on how to register for the program, as well as about some of the available prizes. Andrew Prekker, 15, of Luverne,...
December 28, 2014 - 9:02pm
December 10, 2014
Library director misused credit card
WILLMAR — While serving as director of the Plum Creek Library System in southwest Minnesota, Mark Ranum is alleged to have used the regional library system’s credit card for unauthorized personal purchases totaling $21,697.84 during a 14-month period. That’s according to an...
December 10, 2014 - 9:14pm
December 9, 2014
Library hosts open house today
WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Library, 407 12th St., is having a Christmas Open House today. Christmas treats will be served by the library staff from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
December 9, 2014 - 7:43pm
October 16, 2014
Calling all undead pirates
October 16, 2014 - 5:11pm
October 13, 2014
Library to become Haunted Pirate Ship
WORTHINGTON — Youths are invited to jump aboard the Nobles County Library’s Haunted Pirate Ship. This special program will be offered Thursday from 9:30 to 11 a.m.; noon to 1:30 p.m.; and 2 to 3:30 p.m.; and Friday from noon to 1:30 p.m. and 2 to 3:30 p.m. To register for one...
October 13, 2014 - 8:42pm
September 30, 2014
Book sale begins today at library
WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Library, 407 12th St., will have a book sale today through Saturday. New and used books will be available for purchase during library hours in the downstairs conference room.
September 30, 2014 - 9:51pm
September 21, 2014
Minnesota authors in town this week
WORTHINGTON — Literary-minded locals can emerge from their bookworm retreats and enjoy two public events featuring Minnesota authors this week. At noon Wednesday, Waseca native Rachael Hanel will offer an informal brown bag lunch presentation in the Nobles County Historical Museum...
September 21, 2014 - 8:07pm
September 18, 2014
Art submissions sought
WORTHINGTON — The Plum Creek and Pioneerland Library Systems are seeking artwork submissions for their annual Winter Reading Program. The Plum Creek and Pioneerland Regional Library Systems are working together to develop a Winter Reading Program for young adults and adults. The...
September 18, 2014 - 8:03pm
September 16, 2014
Library talks resurface
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County commissioners took a break from their budget discussions Tuesday afternoon to talk about evolving plans to address the Worthington branch of the Nobles County Library and its continued lack of space. Now that the former swimming pool site is no longer...
September 16, 2014 - 9:00pm
Plum Creek Library System celebrates 40 years
WORTHINGTON — The Plum Creek Library System will celebrate its 40th anniversary of service to libraries and library patrons with a special event featuring Kevin Kling on Sept. 25 at the Worthington Event Center. Kling is a Minnesota author, playwright and performer. The event will...
September 16, 2014 - 8:08pm
August 15, 2014
ITC donation to help fund e-book collection
JACKSON — ITC has awarded a $5,000 grant to the Friends of the Jackson County Library to purchase e-books and digital audio. The addition of new titles of e-books and digital audio will help meet the demand for new titles for the registered borrowers of not only Jackson County but...
August 15, 2014 - 8:47pm
July 2, 2014
Letter: MLCL opts out of Plum Creek Library System
By Gwen Sturrock, Acting President, Marshall-Lyon County Library, Marshall At a special meeting June 30, the Marshall-Lyon County Library Board (MLCL) voted to rescind its earlier decision accepting terms that would have allowed the library to continue as a member of the Plum Creek...
July 2, 2014 - 5:47pm
June 11, 2014
Editorial: Water before books
The need for water in southwest Minnesota and a long-discussed new Nobles County Library should have little or nothing to do with each other, but that all changed last week. A referendum on November’s ballot that would have sought the public’s support to use Worthington’s former...
June 11, 2014 - 5:07pm
June 3, 2014
Library issue pulled from ballot
WORTHINGTON — In unanimous agreement Tuesday morning, Nobles County commissioners voted to ask the city of Worthington not to include a referendum on November’s ballot seeking the public’s support to use Worthington’s former pool site for potential development of a new public...
June 3, 2014 - 9:04pm