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South Dakota students save money, get head start on college career
PolyMet opponents want law judge hearings
Backpack distribution is Thursday
Government Center steps to be repaired
Priest victims fault settlement plan, seek $80 million, not $13 million
High school volleyball: Trojans hope experience puts them over the top
Girls tennis: Trojans drop opener to Harrisburg
High school football: H-LP gridders aiming for success
Amateur baseball: Cubs fall in state opener; Milroy wins
Girls tennis: Luverne splits early triangular tests
Sean Hannity, Trump's 'spin doctor'
Letter: Divider-in-chief is at it again
Column: Why pension oversight is important
Column: A nice column about Trump
Column: District 518 geared up for start of new school year
Curtis Lowell Schmidt
James Robert Arnt
Robert D. Miller
Theodore "Ted" Kamstra
Looking Back: 1966 -- Foreign ag specialists visit Worthington
Column: Is it possible to be fast asleep for three or four weeks?
Crazy about the cube: Abel Piper, 12, participates in Rubik’s Cube National Championships
Disheveled Theologian: Twenty years later, still glad to have him with me
Column: Getting lost in the clouds
Out and About
Westman 111th birthday
Miller 50th anniversary
Hemmen 60th anniversary
Berger 80th birthday
Scheepstra 85th birthday
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Regular School Board Meeting Minutes
September 29, 2015
Looking Back: 2005 -- Pawlenty pays visit to Brewster soybean plant
One year ago The Minnesota Supreme Court was in Worthington as part of its “traveling oral arguments” program. Included in their visit was a community dinner at the Worthington Event Center and a presentation of its oral arguments in a hunting case at Worthington High School...
September 29, 2015 - 5:02pm
September 22, 2015
Looking Back: 2005 -- Gas station at 'Big Corner' is demolished
One year ago The Lewis & Clark Regional Water System Board of Directors awarded a $16.5 million pipeline contract to Carstensen Contracting of Pipestone. It was the first contract awarded in the system since June 2012 due to a lack of funding, and included 18 miles of primarily...
September 22, 2015 - 6:51pm
September 15, 2015
Looking Back: 1990 -- Jan Rickers receives award from Minnesota State Horticultural Society
One year ago Jim Joens of rural Wilmont was selected the 2014 Nobles County Soil and Water Conservation District’s Conservationist of the Year. Joens began implementing conservation practices on his farms many years ago, and had installed eight farmable terraces and three non-farmable...
September 15, 2015 - 6:47pm
September 8, 2015
Looking Back: 1990 -- Warm and humid weather closes Worthington schools
One year ago A cross-stitching project titled “Santa’s Best Friend Bear” earned Roger Zarn of Worthington the Sweepstakes Award at the 2014 Minnesota State Fair. It was Zarn’s first foray into the state-level cross- stitching competition, though he had been cross-stitching...
September 8, 2015 - 6:58pm
August 25, 2015
Looking Back: 1965 -- Several building projects in progress at Worthington schools
One year ago A third annual interdenominational and intercultural gathering took place Sunday at Ludlow Park, Worthington. Its theme was “Keeping Families Strong” and the day included Hispanic and African music, stories, prayer and children’s activities. Student enrollment...
August 25, 2015 - 2:03pm
August 18, 2015
Looking Back: 1990 -- Scholl earns distinguished service award
One year ago Worthington Ag Parts was marking its 50th anniversary year. An article featuring the business noted the agricultural tractor salvage business was one of the pioneers and a “dominant player” in its field. Andrea Severtson of rural Kenneth was selected to represent...
August 18, 2015 - 4:58pm
August 11, 2015
Looking Back: 1965 -- New fire hall in the works for Worthington
One year ago Chris Dybevick, Worthington, recently made the transition from his position as captain of the Worthington Police Department to his new role as chief deputy of the Nobles County Sheriff’s Office. Love INC hosted a summer celebration fundraiser at Centennial Park,...
August 11, 2015 - 7:34pm
August 4, 2015
Looking Back: 1965 -- WHS enrollment projected at all-time high
One year ago Worthington’s H & R Block franchise, owned by Carolee Anderson, was in the top 100 of such franchises nationally for a second consecutive year, setting itself up for the chance to win the National Franchisee of the Year Award. There were 3,100 H & R Block...
August 4, 2015 - 7:16pm
July 28, 2015
Looking Back: 1940 -- City utilities official attends meeting on lake pollution
One year ago The 24th annual Flying Farmer Fun Fly, featuring radio-controlled aircraft, took place at Boldt International Airfield at the Dave Boldt farm south of Rushmore. Assistant Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Agriculture Charlie Poster visited the Nystrom...
July 28, 2015 - 9:13pm
July 21, 2015
Looking Back: 1990 -- Rail cars collide in Bigelow
One year ago The Southwest Crisis Center in Worthington welcomed Julie Fast last week to her new position as regional navigator serving 18 counties in southwest Minnesota. The Clayton and Carla Schilling family of Ellsworth were chosen the 2014 Nobles County Farm Family of the...
July 21, 2015 - 5:06pm
July 14, 2015
Looking Back: Dayton visited area one year ago to talk about Lewis & Clark
One year ago Gov. Mark Dayton participated in a discussion with community leaders and area legislators at Luverne about the future of the Lewis & Clark Regional Water Project. Adrian’s annual “Christmas in July” celebration took place, including a Friday night “Rims...
July 14, 2015 - 4:52pm
June 30, 2015
Looking Back: 2010 -- At least four tornadoes hit Sibley area
One year ago The melodrama “Egad, What a Cad: Virtue Triumphs Over Victory” was featured at the annual Old-Fashioned Fourth of July celebration at Worthington’s Pioneer Village. In conjunction with the event, the Prairie Reapers hosted their 28th annual Power Reunion with a...
June 30, 2015 - 4:53pm
June 16, 2015
Looking Back: 1990 -- Tornadoes blow through George, Iowa
One year ago Showing this week at Worthington’s Northland Cinema were “Edge of Tomorrow,” “The Fault in Our Stars,” “A Million Ways to Die in the West,” “Maleficent,” “Blended” and “X-Men: Days/Future Past.” Lightning was blamed for two house fires...
June 16, 2015 - 4:48pm
June 9, 2015
Looking Back: 1940 -- Rushmore man finds long-missing money
One year ago The 2014 Worthington Windsurfing Regatta and Unvarnished Music Festival kicked off in Worthington. The End-o-Line Railroad Park Museum in Currie hosted an open house, with special guest Bill Schrankler (author of “Shadows of Time … Minnesota’s Surviving Railroad...
June 9, 2015 - 5:21pm
June 2, 2015
Looking Back: 1990 -- Adrian schools chief retires after 22 years
One year ago Vernette Palmer, city clerk for Lake Park, Iowa, for 30 years, retired this week. Twins Merle and Merlyn Henricksen of Lakefield wrapped up two months of radiation therapy for prostate cancer at Sanford Care Center Worthington on Friday, just in time for celebrating...
June 2, 2015 - 4:14pm