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Klobuchar, Franken announce more than $100 million in critical heating aid
Community helps build Oxford Street; 2017 overlay project could be delayed
Nobles SWCD begins connecting with landowners on buffers
Boo! Windom’s haunted house will spark ‘Old School Nightmares’
Minnesota already breaking voting records ahead of Nov. 8
Section 3A cross country: Luverne girls, Windom Area boys prevail
Section 2AA cross country: Koller leads WHS runners
Iowa state football: H-LP puts perfect record on the line
Scott Rall: Hi ho, hi ho, it's off to work we go
Section football: Fulda, MLA, MCC finish the job
Column: Unaffordable health care for southwest Minnesota
Editorial: Peterson in the 7th with an asterisk
Letter: School referendum represents chance to ‘pay it forward’
Editorial: Schomacker for District 22A Representative
Letter: Our schools are committed to our students and our community
Carol E. Anderson
Ralph Wellington Thueson
James G. Myers
Community Thanksgiving dinner is Nov. 24
Disheveled Theologian: Banana bread evangelism
2016 Local Business Guide Directory
Looking Back: 2006 -- Worthington Ambulance Service wins honor
Pumpkin soup perfect start for lively (but civil) dinner party
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Birth: Oct. 26, 2016
Kill 80th birthday
Taylor 90th birthday
Kunze 90th birthday
Schaap 90th birthday
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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
May 26, 2015
Looking Back: 1990 -- Bigelow church preparing to mark 75th anniversary
One year ago After 30 years of work in the law enforcement field, Murray County’s Chief Deputy Sheriff Randy Donahue retired from the Murray County Sheriff’s Office. The annual TAC (The Achievement Center) sale was under way at the Worthington Arena. Funds raised from the...
May 26, 2015 - 4:58pm
May 19, 2015
Looking Back: 2010 -- Worthington's Hardy Rickbeil dies at 101
One year ago Worthington hosted the Upper Midwest Chapter of the Crown Victoria Association’s annual meeting. The 130 students of Robyn (Morrow) Murphy’s Shining Fame Performance dance studio presented a dance recital at Worthington’s Memorial Auditorium Performing Arts...
May 19, 2015 - 6:46pm
May 12, 2015
Looking Back: 1990 - Worthington rest area celebrates grand opening
One year ago Worthington High School graduated 139 students at the school’s 127th annual commencement ceremony. Worthington’s Center for Active Living celebrated its first anniversary. An open house was scheduled to commemorate the occasion. After serving 15 years in...
May 12, 2015 - 7:53pm
May 5, 2015
Looking Back: 1965 - Lake Okabena dredging to focus on south side of grade
One year ago The Worthington Dollars for Scholars chapter awarded $22,300 in scholarships to 28 Worthington High School seniors and recent alumni. District 518 music students wrapped up the school year with a series of spring concerts highlighting the district’s band, choir...
May 5, 2015 - 6:48pm
April 28, 2015
Looking Back: 1940 -- 'Gone with the Wind' arrives in Worthington
One year ago The annual Worthington High School prom took place, with a theme of “The Great Gatsby” informing decorations and some of the attendees’ attire. St. Gabriel’s Catholic church of Fulda determined it would rebuild following a 4 p.m. fire on April 9 that largely...
April 28, 2015 - 4:59pm
April 21, 2015
Looking Back: 1940 -- City votes to purchase copper sulfate to treat Lake Okabena for algae
One year ago The 100-year-old cattle barn on the Murray County Fairgrounds in Slayton was receiving a major facelift, including new exterior siding, a new roof, straightening, electrical work and new cement flooring. The barn served as Murray County’s first livestock building...
April 21, 2015 - 5:14pm