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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
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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
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September 25, 2014
Small cities grant at halfway point
WORTHINGTON — The city of Worthington was awarded a nearly $600,000 grant last year through the Small Cities Development program for homeowners and rental properties. During Monday’s city council meeting, a halfway-point public hearing and presentation by Michele Clarke, the...
September 25, 2014 - 8:22pm
September 15, 2014
Community forums hosted at WHS
WORTHINGTON — Worthington District 518 school board candidates met with voters Monday evening to answer questions during a Worthington Area...
September 15, 2014 - 9:41pm
September 2, 2014
Farmers Union to host annual meeting
ADRIAN — The Nobles-Rock County Farmers Union Convention will begin at 6:15 p.m. Sept. 11 at the Countryside Inn, Adrian. The evening will include a meal (attendees will order off the menu), and a business meeting. All members are encouraged to attend.
September 2, 2014 - 9:01pm
August 12, 2014
Supervisors hear plea to restore Ocheyedan school
SIBLEY, Iowa — Tuesday’s Osceola County Board of Supervisors meeting was filled with requests for funding projects and needed equipment. A committee of Sibley-Ocheyedan School Board members,city of Ocheyedan representatives and Osceola County Economic Director Mike Earll also...
August 12, 2014 - 9:28pm
August 5, 2014
Sibley Chamber members reflect on past year
SIBLEY, Iowa — Members of the Sibley Chamber of Commerce gathered Monday evening for the group’s annual meeting and dinner. Guest speaker was Osceola County Economic Development Director Mike Earll, who offered insight on the positive changes that are coming to both Sibley...
August 5, 2014 - 7:41pm
July 21, 2014
Sibley-Ocheyedan School Board meets
SIBLEY, Iowa — The Sibley-Ocheyedan School Board addressed two hot-button issues at Monday night’s meeting. Opening the meeting was a public hearing to raise the instructional support levy from 7 percent to 10 percent. The board also discussed moving forward to bring life back...
July 21, 2014 - 9:58pm
May 28, 2014
May 28, 2014 - 9:14pm
May 22, 2014
Crown Victoria Association hosts meeting in Worthington
WORTHINGTON — In the next few days, Worthington will experience an explosion in its Ford Crown Victoria population — but there won’t be a gaggle of former police cars making their way about town. The Upper Midwest Chapter of the Crown Victoria Association will be hosting its...
May 22, 2014 - 7:49pm
Nobles SWCD obtains grants, implements projects
WORTHINGTON — With more than $1.1 million in Clean Water Legacy funds coming into Nobles County over the past three years, combined with cost-share contributions from landowners of roughly $300,000, the Nobles Soil and Water Conservation District continues to keep busy assisting...
April 22, 2014 - 8:40pm
April 8, 2014
Security issues to be addressed at Prairie Justice Center
WORTHINGTON — Access and security to county-owned buildings was one of several topics of discussion during Tuesday’s meeting of the Nobles County Board of Commissioners. The board initially discussed the issue of changing the keycode entry system at the Prairie Justice Center...
April 8, 2014 - 9:00pm
February 11, 2014
Round Lake School meeting tonight
ROUND LAKE — There will be an informational public meeting at 7 p.m. tonight at the Round Lake School to discuss the re-use of the school. A proposal for the purchase and use of the building states the first step is the establishment of a Round Lake Community Cooperative. Shares...
February 11, 2014 - 10:52pm
July 28, 2013
Worthington High School sports eligibility meeting set for Aug. 5
WORTHINGTON — An Aug. 5 eligibility meeting is scheduled for all athletes and parents participating in a sport at Worthington High School. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the high school gymnasium and the discussion will focus on Minnesota State High School League rules,...
July 28, 2013 - 11:35pm
December 26, 2012
Freedom Veterans meeting is Jan. 14
WORTHINGTON -- The Freedom Veterans Memorial Park Board of Directors invites the public to the 2012 Freedom Veterans Memorial Park Annual Meeting. The event has been scheduled for 5 p.m. Jan. 14. at the Worthington Elks Lodge. All members of Freedom Veterans Memorial Park Inc. are...
December 26, 2012 - 9:18pm
December 10, 2012
Council talks Complete Streets in busy meeting
WORTHINGTON -- During the regular meeting Monday night, the Worthington City Council approved a resolution to establish a Complete Streets policy....
December 10, 2012 - 10:47pm
November 25, 2012
Federated Rural Electric hosts 77th annual meeting
JACKSON -- More than 500 attended Federated Rural Electric's 77th annual meeting Nov. 17 at Jackson County Central High School. "We served 560 members pancakes," said Richard Burud, Federated's general manager. "We had 328 members register." Members elected director David A. Hansen,...
November 25, 2012 - 7:26pm