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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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Vortherms 90th birthday
Carter 65th anniversary
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April 4, 2016
Worthington Public Utilities recognized as very reliable
WORTHINGTON — Worthington Public Utilities has been given the Certificate of Excellence in Reliability by the American Public Power Association. “It’s a big deal,” said Worthington Public Utilities Manager Scott Hain during the WPU Water & Light Commission meeting Monday....
April 4, 2016 - 9:31pm
February 1, 2016
Water & Light Commission talks water levels, lifting watering restrictions
WORTHINGTON — Except for a slight dip in one week’s readings, the entire month of January showed Worthington’s water levels in the Lake Bella wellfield continuing to rise. As of last Friday, the water levels in Well 26 were 7 feet, 10 inches above average — and nearly 18 feet...
February 1, 2016 - 9:25pm
August 10, 2015
No change in water usage rules
WORTHINGTON — Worthington’s Well 26 was one of four wells in the city’s wellhead to maintain its water levels for the one-week period that...
August 10, 2015 - 9:54pm
May 18, 2015
May showers keep added watering bans at bay
WORTHINGTON — With some much-needed rain falling across the area in the past week and a half — and 2.79 inches officially in Worthington...
May 18, 2015 - 8:22pm
April 21, 2015
More water use restrictions adopted
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Public Utilities Water and Light Commission adopted new water use restrictions at Monday’s meeting. Three stages have been formed, but only the first stage will be implemented immediately. According to Scott Hain, the WPU General Manager, stage...
April 21, 2015 - 9:39pm
February 2, 2015
Public Utilities may take part in Chamber project
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Public Utilities Water and Light Commission discussed Monday the possibility of taking part in a project started by the retail committee of the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce. The committee has proposed putting up 15 city promotional banners...
February 2, 2015 - 8:32pm
December 15, 2014
Live Nativity featured Sunday in Luverne
LUVERNE — After drawing a great response from the public during its first Live Nativity event last year, the people of Grace Lutheran Church...
December 15, 2014 - 8:42pm
December 1, 2014
2015 electric budget approved
WORTHINGTON — Residents and businesses will see an increase in electric rates after the new year as the 2015 electric department budget was unanimously approved during Monday’s Worthington Public Utilities Water and Light Commission meeting. On average, residents will see...
December 1, 2014 - 8:31pm
November 3, 2014
Well 26 still above average
WORTHINGTON — Well 26 is still hanging above average, according to Worthington Public Utilities (WPU) Manager Scott Hain. During Monday afternoon’s WPU Water and Light Commission meeting, Hain said that well 26 is currently 8.4 inches above the 16-year average. “We have...
November 3, 2014 - 9:15pm
Water and Light Commission hears water update
WORTHINGTON — Scott Hain knocked on the wooden table sitting in front of him. “Fortunately, the breaks and freeze ups have taken a little hiatus,” said Hain, General Manager of Worthington Public Utilities, as he presented to the Water and Light Commission Monday afternoon....
March 3, 2014 - 10:21pm
February 18, 2014
Water and Light hears freezing pipes update
WORTHINGTON — Scott Hain told the Water and Light Commission Monday that it’s been a crazy winter. Manager of the Worthington Public Utilities, Hain said the prolonged cold has caused issues with water pipes freezing. “This is certainly something that’s been an issue across...
February 18, 2014 - 10:05pm
August 9, 2011
4-H Ambassador sheds positive light on program
FULDA -- After 12 years in the Nobles County 4-H program, Heidi Enninga has learned to be an outgoing, involved and skilled leader. She's climbed...
August 9, 2011 - 8:50pm