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Author Eskens to appear at libraries
Data breach at Twin Cities-based Catholic financial services provider affects nearly 130K accounts
Program on stars set for Thursday, Friday
College orchestra to perform at WHS concert
University of Minnesota medical school dean leaving for Iowa post
Here comes the Judge: Yankees back in ALCS after 8-1 rout of Astros
Prep volleyball: MCC wins intense 5-setter over Adrian
Monday volleyball roundup: W-WG dumps MLA in four
Cross country: MLA edges MCC/Fulda boys, Rebel girls edge Eagles; Gehl dominates in Red Rock Conference
Packers try to recover from loss of Rodgers
Imagine you're Princess Kate - it's awful and here's why
FIELDING QUESTIONS: Shrub with berries identified as nuisance species
More on winning the war on weeds
Letter: Long past time for council to move on theater
Column: District working hard to address facilities needs
Leland Elton Schmidt
Richard Joseph Hansen
Delwin James Roemer
Disheveled Theologian: Count it all joy!
Column: Through an era, this was one of year’s memorable day
Looking Back: 1992 -- Three retiring from Worthington post office
Disheveled Theologian: Reachout, and lessons of God's work
“Women Seeking God: CREATE” to take place Oct. 27-28 in Worthington
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Birth: Tobiah Loy
Wassenaar 50th anniversary
Jurgensen 60th anniversary
McNab 90th birthday
Data: Oct. 17, 2017
Nobles County Board of Commissioners Drainage Final Hearing
Data: Oct. 16, 2017
Data: Oct. 14, 2017
Data: Oct. 13, 2017
June 13, 2017
Looking Back: 1967 -- Nobles County Library European adventure is underway
One year agoParticipants in the University of Minnesota Extension-sponsored "I Can Prevent Diabetes" education and exercise program lost a combined 160 pounds over the course of the four-month class. Nobles County SNAP-Ed educator Maria Paez Sievert led the Worthington class.
June 13, 2017 - 6:33pm
June 7, 2017
Looking Back: 2012 -- Grand opening hosted for Jackson's Intivity Center
One year agoA design created by Kim Gronewold, co-owner of CK Designs in Worthington, was chosen for the 2016 Worthington Windsurfing Regatta and Music Festival T-shirts. Kay Williams Prunty's The Dance Academy of Worthington marked its 20th anniversary with its annual dance concert,...
June 7, 2017 - 8:22am
May 30, 2017
Looking Back: 1992 -- ‘Cashel Boarding House’ to be offered at auction
One year agoA design created by Kim Gronewold, co-owner of CK Designs of Worthington, was the winner for the 2016 Worthington Windsurfing Regatta and Music Festival T-shirts. The Dance Academy, owned by Worthington native Kay Williams Prunty, celebrated its 20th anniversary with...
May 30, 2017 - 8:09pm
May 23, 2017
Looking back: 2012 -- Brewster man, 92, earns HS diploma
One year agoAt Worthington High School's 129th commencement, 177 seniors graduated. WHS social studies teacher Patrick Mahoney gave the commencement address, and seniors Paige Stewart and Meredith Moore were the student speakers.
May 23, 2017 - 7:45pm
May 16, 2017
Looking Back: 1942 -- Voss, Rickers go for all the marbles
One year agoThe Worthington Police Department advocated for neighborhood watch groups, mentioning they were ideally hoping for two co-captains for a few-block area. Detective Brandon Peil said he would visit groups and talk to them about when to call the police regarding suspicious...
May 16, 2017 - 7:15pm
May 9, 2017
Looking Back: 2012 -- AGCO gets zero-interest loan for expansion
One year agoThe Nobles County Art Center was planning an exhibit of the works of A.E. Schar for July, according to art center co-director Tricia Mikle. Schar was a "local legend" in whose name an annual A.E. Schar Award for Excellence in Painting was awarded.
May 9, 2017 - 7:35pm
May 2, 2017
Looking Back: 2007 -- Traphagen named District 518 Teacher of the Year
One year agoMinnesota State Trooper James Orlando helped deliver a baby Sunday evening along I-90 in Jackson County when a driver who was transporting his wife, who was in labor, pulled over for assistance. The baby and mom, who were both healthy, were then transported to Sanford...
May 2, 2017 - 8:01pm
April 25, 2017
Looking Back: 1992 -- Plan to demolish auditorium unveiled
One year agoWorthington Middle School students organized and participated in the school's first Multi-Cultural Fair. Students representing 19 different countries and cultures shared their customs, food and other information with their fellow classmates. Molly Scheidt, a co-advisor...
April 25, 2017 - 7:47pm
April 18, 2017
Looking Back: 1992 -- City building permit report reveals growth
One year agoThe Heron Lake Watershed District hosted a tour of three Best Management Practices sites, demonstrating what it has done to reduce erosion, filter out sediment and nutrients and, overall, improve the waters within its district. The Worthington Chamber Singers presented...
April 18, 2017 - 7:15pm
April 11, 2017
Looking Back: 1942 -- For Sioux Valley man, it’s time for a shave
One year agoNobles County commissioners gathered for a special work session to talk about the future of the county's arts center and historical society, and the need for a new library. The theme of the 2016 Spring Fling event for seniors, hosted at American Reformed Church, Worthington,...
April 11, 2017 - 6:01pm
April 4, 2017
Looking Back: 2007 -- Karen Buchman retires after 29 years with city
One year agoThe Worthington Planning Commission approved Northland Mall zoning changes and a property annexation. The move designates the former mall property as an area of "general business" rather than a shopping center, one-family and multifamily residential areas. The Mixed...
April 4, 2017 - 6:48pm
March 21, 2017
Looking Back: 1992 -- Proposed hospital expansion plan advances
One year agoThe 31st annual Wild Turkey Shootout took place in Worthington, with more than 500 fourth- through ninth-grade boys participating. Scott Langerud, a Worthington American Family Insurance agent, was recognized via the American Star Excellence in Customer Experience Certification...
March 21, 2017 - 8:06pm
March 14, 2017
Luverne connected to Lewis & Clark one year ago this week
One year agoThe Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce was seeking nominations for the organization's first-ever Inspirational Woman Award, to be presented at the Salute to Women banquet scheduled for April 18. The 11th annual "Gone Country" production took place at Worthington's...
March 14, 2017 - 7:49pm
March 7, 2017
Looking Back: 2007 -- Windom church re-opens one year after fire
One year agoThe Indian Lake Progressives 4-H Club of Nobles County received the 2016 Community Youth Leadership Award. The state honor was presented...
March 7, 2017 - 7:40pm
February 28, 2017
Looking Back: 1967 -- Starting salary for Worthington teachers rises to $5,325
One year agoThe 14-member Worthington High School Knowledge Bowl team engaged in sub-region competition this week. Business owners in Jackson were concerned that a highway project would divert incoming traffic away from their stores. Dozens of community members asked Minnesota Department...
February 28, 2017 - 6:51pm