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Party for the 'pout': 39th annual International Eelpout Festival draws a crowd to Walker
Area communities awarded CERTs grants
Minnesota West hosting PSEO information night
Authorities apprehend Alexandria man after Mountain Lake standoff
Unexpected Olympic moments up a frozen river
UMD wraps up home ice: Road sweep of Western Michigan keeps Bulldogs home for NCHC playoffs
Loons to focus on issues, not results, after winless preseason tournament
Gregg makes her own trail: Minnesotan wins record fifth Birkie women’s title; Norwegian wins men’s title
State gymnastics: Trojans, Huskies compete at state individual meet
Letter: J turn proposal not right for Heron Lake
Column: District 518 monitoring progress of English Learners
Kindness is a sweet gift to give or receive
We must admit it: This is who we are
How wine tastings transport you
Adrianna (Moret) Wagley
Kim Marie Nielsen
Esther Zavala de Adame
Eidhammer has many reasons to take heart
Disheveled Theologian: Billy Graham's hope (is the same as ours)
What to know about nursing home costs and hospice care insurance
Seed company offers intriguing new flowers, vegetables
NDSU potato varieties are popular garden choices
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Meyer 80th birthday
Birth: Liesel Lee Harberts
Sietsema 90th birthday
Boock 50th anniversary
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
nobles county board of commissioners
February 21, 2018
Cemetery may get financial help
WORTHINGTON — In a relatively short agenda Tuesday, Nobles County commissioners authorized a $5,000 appropriation to the Worthington Cemetery...
February 21, 2018 - 8:22am
February 7, 2018
County takes no action on elected vs. appointed positions
WORTHINGTON — After a lengthy discussion last week regarding the potential to change the county’s auditor-treasurer and recorder posts from elected to appointed offices, Nobles County commissioners on Tuesday opted to take no action on the matter. Inaction means they will not...
February 7, 2018 - 8:45am
February 3, 2018
County considers elected vs. appointed posts
WORTHINGTON — As the 2018 legislative session nears, Nobles County commissioners need to decide if they are interested in changing the county’s auditor-treasurer and recorder positions from elected to appointed.
February 3, 2018 - 12:01pm
Public lands, drainage spark Nobles County board discussion
WORTHINGTON — Drainage issues and public lands dominated a portion of Wednesday’s Nobles County Board work session, as commissioners discussed ways to alleviate flooding along County Ditch 4, south of the Herlein Boote slough, as well as air concerns about state and federal ownership...
February 3, 2018 - 8:45am
January 24, 2018
Nobles County to add addresses into GIS
WORTHINGTON — A grant-funded project authorized by Nobles County commissioners on Tuesday will result in address points being collected and entered into the county’s Geographic Information System (GIS) this year.
January 24, 2018 - 9:52am
January 3, 2018
Nobles County commissioners send land use request back to planning commission
WORTHINGTON — In its first meeting of the new year, Nobles County commissioners on Tuesday elected Robert Demuth Jr. to serve as board chairman for 2018, with Matt Widboom elected vice-chairman. During the relatively short meeting, commissioners discussed a recommendation from the...
January 3, 2018 - 7:41am
December 30, 2017
Mattress recycling program to start next spring in Nobles County
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County residents will soon be able to recycle their used mattresses at less than half the cost they currently pay. At the same time, they’ll help keep the large, bulky items from filling up the local landfill. During a work session of the county’s board...
December 30, 2017 - 9:12am
December 20, 2017
USFWS to restore wetlands on Bloom Township parcel
WORTHINGTON — A representative from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service appeared before Nobles County commissioners on Tuesday to discuss a 97-acre Bloom Township parcel that will be restored to wetlands, native prairie grasses and forbs.
December 20, 2017 - 9:15am
Wilmont, Nobles County Sheriff’s Office contract again
WILMONT — The city of Wilmont and the Nobles County Sheriff’s Office have entered into a contract once again after an approximately three-year hiatus. During their Tuesday morning meeting, the Nobles County commissioners approved the $7,280 annual contract that will provide regular...
December 20, 2017 - 8:41am
County approves 2018 budget, levy
WORTHINGTON — In the final board meeting of the year, Nobles County commissioners on Tuesday approved a 3.2 percent levy increase — for a total levy of $13,611,729 — and a 2018 budget of $39,574,397. After much discussion in recent months about the budget and levy, little was...
December 20, 2017 - 7:34am
December 16, 2017
With 10 percent of staff at retirement age, Nobles County talks succession planning
WORTHINGTON — With an unemployment rate of just over 2.1 percent in Nobles County, many employers are challenged to find qualified candidates to fill key positions, and the government sector is not immune.
December 16, 2017 - 9:02am
December 9, 2017
Nobles County highlights $34.4 million budget for 2018
WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Board of Commissioners conducted a public hearing Thursday evening on the proposed 2018 budget and levy, but attendance was limited primarily to department heads. During the less-than-20-minute meeting, County Administrator Tom Johnson detailed a...
December 9, 2017 - 8:06am
Nobles County to seek bonding for multi-use facility
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County commissioners on Thursday authorized up to $10,000 for engineering firm LHB to assemble a report for the Minnesota Legislature in hopes of securing bonding money for a new library/multi-use facility in Worthington.
December 9, 2017 - 7:34am
December 5, 2017
County to present 2018 budget in public meeting
WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Board of Commissioners will host a public meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Board of Commissioners meeting room, located on the third floor of the Government Center, 315 10th St., Worthington. The 2018 proposed budget and tax levy will be discussed...
December 5, 2017 - 8:31am
December 2, 2017
Nobles County commissioners hash out 2018 salaries
WORTHINGTON — As Nobles County moves into the final weeks of 2017, its finance department is still crunching numbers on the 2018 budget, whittling down a proposed 5.94 percent levy increase from September to a 3.2 percent levy increase today. The budget and levy won’t be finalized...
December 2, 2017 - 7:25am