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Officers drill at Night to Unite
Coast to coast for a cause: Father-son duo raises awareness for cerebral palsy by running from Seattle to New York
‘Mother Nature’s been kind of tough on us’
Former owner of tax-forfeited parcel asks for another chance
Lawsuit against Ocheyedan dismissed in district court
Youth track and field: Khamphanh takes twin titles
Blast from the Past: Koopman, Grothe pitch Rockets into 1965 finals
VFW baseball: Worthington falls to District 3 All-Stars
VFW baseball: Worthington focused on state
Amateur baseball: Hadley churns out win
Column: Defunding Planned Parenthood would increase abortions
Column: National Park Service selling its soul
Letter: Prevailing wage law not to blame on broadband
Column: Conception deception
Column: Senate Republicans promoting abortion?
Lynelle Jeanne Peterson Spain
Delbert "Deb" Feyereisen
Sharon Elaine Spaulding
Ervin E. Ihrke
A creative life: Tom Ling finds inspiration in the world around him
Looking Back: 1965 -- WHS enrollment projected at all-time high
Column: It's by no means China in southwest Minnesota
Top tacos: Fresh flavors distinguish street fare
Out & About: July 31-Aug. 22
Out and About
Vortherms 40th anniversary
Gubrud 90th birthday
Birth: July 31, 2015
Data: Aug. 4, 2015
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May 25, 2015
Vietnam vet Boyer delivers Memorial Day address
WORTHINGTON — A man who professed he’d “never talked before a crowd in my life” received a heartfelt standing ovation from the approximately...
May 25, 2015 - 8:28pm
May 28, 2014
Remembering our fallen
WORTHINGTON — With this week’s observance of Memorial Day, it’s a good time to consider those who have given their lives for our country....
May 28, 2014 - 7:49pm
May 23, 2014
Memorial Day has community, personal significance
WORTHINGTON — There will be no Memorial Day parade at Worthington on Monday. For one thing, those band kids are needed at their jobs on holiday weekends. Worthington once had Memorial Day parades. A standard parade unit in the 1940s and 1950s was Reuben Hurd and Frank Pothast riding...
opinion / columns
May 23, 2014 - 9:53pm
WWII vet from Willmar to raise flag at Twins’ Memorial Day game
WILLMAR — Ersie Quimby doesn’t miss watching a Minnesota Twins baseball game on television. “I might fall asleep during them,” said Quimby, as he cocked his head just a little to the side. But it’s not likely Quimby will fall asleep during the Memorial Day game against...
May 23, 2014 - 9:20pm
May 22, 2014
Area communities mark Memorial Day
WORTHINGTON — In observance of Memorial Day, American Legion Post 5 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3958 Honor Guard will conduct services...
May 22, 2014 - 8:06pm
May 5, 2014
Fundraiser for Worthington flag project is Friday
WORTHINGTON — American flags will soon be lining Oxford Street, thanks to the efforts of the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce Community...
May 5, 2014 - 7:57pm
May 27, 2013
A Memorial Day tribute
WORTHINGTON -- Memorial Day, a day to honor our nation's fallen heroes, has been observed on the last Monday in May every year since 1868.
May 27, 2013 - 10:31pm
May 23, 2013
Memorial Day events planned in the area
WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars posts will conduct services at the local cemeteries and host a program Monday at Chautauqua Park. Services will be: 8:30 a.m., Memorial Gardens Cemetery; 9 a.m., St. Mary's Cemetery; 9:30 a.m., Worthington...
May 23, 2013 - 11:30pm
May 28, 2012
Wilmont native speaks at Memorial Day event
WILMONT -- Flags snapped in the breeze, childish laughter rang out and the murmur of voices buzzed across Calvary Cemetery in Wilmont Monday...
May 28, 2012 - 9:31pm
May 25, 2012
Memorial Day closings
WORTHINGTON -- Numerous local businesses will be closed Monday in observance of Memorial Day. All city, county, state, and federal offices in Worthington will be closed all day Monday. Local banking and financing institutions will also be closed. The Nobles County Library will be...
May 25, 2012 - 9:23pm
Memorial Day weekend
An American flag flies at the Worthington Cemetery in preparation for Memorial Day this weekend.
May 25, 2012 - 9:11pm
May 24, 2012
Memorial Day observances around the region
WORTHINGTON -- The Honor Guard from American Legion Post 5 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3958 will conduct services Monday morning at several local venues: 8:30 a.m., Garden of Memories; 9 a.m., St. Mary's Cemetery; 9:30 a.m. Worthington Cemetery; and 10 a.m., Freedom Veterans...
May 24, 2012 - 8:58pm
May 22, 2012
WASO performs Memorial Day tribute concert
WORTHINGTON -- All tuned up and ready to play -- that's the Worthington Area Symphony Orchestra (WASO), with its 50-some string, wind and percussion...
May 22, 2012 - 8:41pm
June 9, 2010
Letter: Memorial Day participation appreciated
We want to thank all the people that helped make Memorial Day happen at the cemeteries. Thanks to the men and women of the American Legion and Ladies Auxiliary, the Veterans of Foreign Wars and Ladies Auxiliary, the Boy Scouts and leaders, Girl Scouts and leaders, the Rev. Ryan Radtke,...
opinion / letters
June 9, 2010 - 12:00am
June 5, 2010
Column: Memorial Day has passed, but soldiers' stories keep coming
WORTHINGTON -- I know. Memorial Day is past. In a warrior nation, stories of wars and of the veterans of wars never cease, however. Placing flags and flowers on graves does not still the stories for another year. In a point of fact, the rites serve to stir new stories to light. Ahead...
June 5, 2010 - 12:00am