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Famous snowy owl set free after MN rehab
South Dakota tests ethanol blend in state vehicles
By succeeding with dyslexia, principal shows kids they can, too
New taxes have benefited outstate Minnesota, think tank says
ADFA hosts magic show for the second time
College baseball: West struggling at the plate
College softball: Lady Jays experience long weekend of frustration
College baseball: Spartans too deep, talented for Bluejays
Prep sports: Windom baseball team falls; Adrian softball team splits
Prep baseball: Adrian holds on despite miscues
Column: The lesson of 'Camp David'
Column: Good news for homeowners in Worthington school district
Column: Going crazy in a crowd
Column: Going crazy in a crowd
Editorial: Worthington is not alone with mall woes
Cynthia Sue Iedema
Kenneth C. Bain
Dorothy L. Becker
Class of 2014: Moo already pursuing career in auto mechanics
Column: From Stefanson to Swanberg, and to Worthington
Church participates in Angel Gown Program
Religion briefs: April 17
Column: An epiphany in St. Paul's Cathedral
Out and About
Odenbrett 80th birthday
School Board Minutes from March
Data: April 20, 2014
Data: April 19, 2014
Data: April 17, 2014
Summary of Ordinance No. 1079
April 18, 2014
Elevator at Government Center to be closed Tuesday
WORTHINGTON — The elevator at the Nobles County Government Center on 10th Street in Worthington will be shutting down Tuesday for maintenance. Any veterans who are unable to climb stairs are asked to check in at the recorder’s office, and an individual will come down to meet...
April 18, 2014 - 9:50pm
Nobles County begins program for lean government
WORTHINGTON — No one is perfect, no system is perfect and there’s always room for improvement. That’s the premise behind a campaign in Nobles County as it moves forward with Lean 101, a project to eliminate redundancies and improve workflow in all facets of county government. On...
April 18, 2014 - 9:41pm
April 16, 2014
Public lands generate payments in lieu of taxes
WORTHINGTON — When Nobles County Pheasants Forever President Scott Rall talked about the chapter’s latest land acquisition in Bigelow Township Tuesday morning with members of the E.O. Olson Trust board, he said the 147-acre parcel will generate up to $5,200 in annual payments...
news / agriculture
April 16, 2014 - 10:15am
April 13, 2014
First performers booked in Regatta lineup
WORTHINGTON — The Unvarnished Music Festival committee had hoped to secure Jalan Crossland as a performer for last year’s event. Unfortunately, he had a previous engagement that took precedence. “Last year he was playing for the governor of Wyoming and receiving an award,”...
April 13, 2014 - 9:01pm
NCHS reaches out
WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Historical Society is headquartered in Worthington, but it is intended to preserve the history of all the communities...
April 13, 2014 - 8:59pm
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
April 7, 2014
Putting out fires
April 7, 2014 - 8:34pm
Minneapolis man sentenced
WORTHINGTON — A Minneapolis man was sentenced last week to 180 days in Nobles County Jail after being convicted of a third-degree felony assault charge. Joshua Allen Barker, 25, was arrested in April 2013 after the Worthington Police Department was called to the emergency room...
April 7, 2014 - 8:27pm
April 1, 2014
Data: April 2, 2014
Accidents WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Police Department received a report at 8:04 a.m. Tuesday of a vehicle that was struck. WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Police Department investigated an accident reported at 9:15 a.m. Tuesday from the Wal-Mart parking lot. WORTHINGTON —...
April 1, 2014 - 9:27pm
Judge allows ‘Occupy’ protesters’ lawsuit that says police offered pot
MINNEAPOLIS — Cops who asked “Occupy” protesters to smoke pot so police could see how they behaved should have known that what they were doing was unconstitutional, a federal judge has ruled. U.S. District Judge John Tunheim said a lawsuit brought by two protesters could...
April 1, 2014 - 9:26pm
March 31, 2014
It's a wrap: 'History of the Apron' featured at NCHS annual meeting
WORTHINGTON — A flour-covered apron is typically a welcome sight for food-lovers everywhere — and Peggy Olson is willing and able to tell the tale of how aprons express as much about historical trends as they do about edibles. “Aprons were a good invention and have been...
March 31, 2014 - 10:17am
March 28, 2014
Bensons to be honored as Faces of Hope
BIGELOW — David and Sally Anne Benson of rural Bigelow will be honored as the Faces of Hope during a Southwest Crisis Center banquet April 5 at BenLee’s Cafe in downtown Worthington. The event will recognize the Bensons for their work to support victims of domestic and sexual...
March 28, 2014 - 9:58pm
Southwest Crisis Center, partners awarded grant
WORTHINGTON — The Southwest Crisis Center, in partnership with New Horizons Crisis Center and the Committee Against Domestic Violence, has been awarded a grant from Minnesota Department of Health to develop a program to help sexually exploited and sexually trafficked youths. The...
March 28, 2014 - 9:54pm
Data: March 29, 2014
Accidents READING — The Nobles County Sheriff’s Office investigated an accident at 9:48 p.m. Thursday at Nobles County 25 and 180th Street. Ambulance WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Ambulance was dispatched at 9:29 a.m. Friday to Sunset Inn to assist a person with low blood...
data / police
March 28, 2014 - 9:47pm
March 25, 2014
Rock-Nobles Community Corrections keeping tabs on 1,000 offenders
WORTHINGTON — On any given day, the 11 staff members of the Rock-Nobles Community Corrections office have approximately 1,000 clients — both adults and juveniles — with whom they are in contact. “That’s in both Rock and Nobles counties, and the severity and amount...
March 25, 2014 - 1:53pm