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Brandel named Court Administrator for four county area
Controversy continues in Osceola County
Breaking down flood insurance
Bring on the blaze orange
Boys soccer: Saints escape, but barely
Prep volleyball: Windom Area sweeps W-WG
Girls soccer: Castillo scores 11th goal of season
Girls tennis: Shakopee sweeps WHS
Cross country: Fifth, sixth-grade race at Trojan Field Friday
Column: Minnesota needs improved rail service
Letter: Letter took tone of personal attack
Letter: Hagedorn would offer needed regulation reform
Letter: Critic of letter missed the point
Column: The bad rep of for-profit colleges
Robert William Malcolm
Delores "Dee" M. Buss
Delbert Edwin Roos
Gordon W. Smith
Robert William Malcolm
Lights. Camera. Action!: Windom teen produces his second feature film
Looking Back: 1964 - Open house hosted at new Armour plant
Religion briefs: Sept. 25
Looking Back: 1989: George H.W. Bush pays visit to region
Column: When it comes to food, there's much to chew about
Out and About
Jacobson 95th birthday
Jenkins 98th birthday
Einck 50th anniversary
Boelman 70th anniversary
Data: Sept. 30, 2014
Public Notice of Proposed Communication Tower Construction
Data: Sept. 29, 2014
Advertisement for Bids of the Grand Avenue Extension Project
Data: Sept. 28, 2014
September 2, 2014
Departments appeal county’s comparable worth study
WORTHINGTON — A comparable worth study requested by Nobles County commissioners more than a year ago and completed within the past month attracted some concern from a few department supervisors during Tuesday morning’s board meeting. At issue was the timing of the appeals process...
September 2, 2014 - 8:47pm
August 26, 2014
No shortage of new county staff requests
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County commissioners began the often daunting task Tuesday of reviewing department budgets for the 2015 fiscal year. While reviewing the proposed budgets, it was noted that a few departments asked for additional staff. The county has been under both a wage...
August 26, 2014 - 7:38pm
August 25, 2014
Making a road plan
WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Board of Commissioners spent three hours in a special work session Monday with Public Works Director Stephen Schnieder to discuss future road projects, bridge replacements and creative ways to fund them. With 400 miles of paved roads in the county,...
August 25, 2014 - 9:56pm
Column: Relay for Life funds have many benefits
By Kim Lambert, ACS Relay For Life of Nobles County Co-Chair This is in response to Mr. Schwarz’s recent inquiry about where the funds raised in the local American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life events go. Generally speaking, nationwide 73 cents of every dollar raised by...
opinion / letters
August 25, 2014 - 4:39pm
August 22, 2014
'A Brush with Kindness': Habitat for Humanity begins home repair program
LUVERNE — The Southwest Minnesota Chapter of Habitat for Humanity is rolling out a new program and has hired an AmeriCorps VISTA staff member to oversee it. Darlene Eslick of Pipestone began her new duties Aug. 1 and will develop “A Brush with Kindness,” a program geared...
August 22, 2014 - 10:06pm
Safety first as schools open; WMS crosswalk 'greatly improved'
WORTHINGTON — As children return to the classroom, drivers need to be cognizant of students crossing roadways in the early morning and afternoon hours. The crosswalk at Crailsheim Road and Oxford Street near Worthington Middle School could be considered hazardous if proper precautions...
news / education
August 22, 2014 - 10:04pm
Data: Aug. 23, 2014
Accidents ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa — The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office responded to a two-vehicle crash at approximately 7:59 a.m. Friday at the intersection of Adams Street and South Second Avenue. Amy Borman, 35, of Rock Rapids, was driving a 2014 Dodge pickup northbound on Adams,...
data / police
August 22, 2014 - 9:49pm
August 18, 2014
Drug bust leads to five arrests
BREWSTER — The execution of a search warrant last week in Brewster led to five arrests on drug-related charges. On Wednesday, the Buffalo Ridge Task Force executed a search warrant in the 900 block of Fifth Avenue. Prior to serving the search warrant, agents conducted surveillance...
August 18, 2014 - 7:57pm
August 14, 2014
Hero of Conservation
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County Pheasants Forever President Scott Rall is one of six finalists chosen from a field of 30 nominees across the country for Field & Stream magazine’s Hero of Conservation award. The award, now in its ninth year, recognizes individuals who are “leading...
August 14, 2014 - 8:40pm
August 12, 2014
Settling in to the job
WORTHINGTON — Newly appointed Chief Deputy Chris Dybevick made the transition from captain of the Worthington Police Department last month and has now been in his new role with the Nobles County Sheriff’s Office for more than a month. Dybevick said he’s ready for the new challenges....
August 12, 2014 - 9:13pm
Citizens file in for public hearings
WORTHINGTON — Two public hearings had citizens filing into Worthington City Hall during Worthington City Council’s Monday night meeting. At the conclusion of the first hearing, the council approved the sale of an east 305-foot lot in the Bioscience Industrial Park to PurNet...
August 12, 2014 - 9:09am
August 11, 2014
Nobles County 4-H receives AgStar grant
The AgStar Fund for Rural America, the corporate giving program of AgStar Financial Services, awarded $3,000 to Nobles County 4-H Saturday during the county fair. The funds will help update both the 4-H food stand in McCarvel Hall and Olson Arena. The mission of the AgStar Fund is...
August 11, 2014 - 10:26pm
August 8, 2014
Data: Aug. 9, 2014
Accidents READING — The Nobles County Sheriff’s Office investigated a semi trailer in the ditch reported at 6:34 p.m. Thursday from the intersection of Nobles County 9 and Nobles County 25. Ambulance WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Ambulance was paged at 4:25 a.m. Friday...
data / police
August 8, 2014 - 9:55pm
Column: The wayward days of hemp growers and bootleggers
WORTHINGTON — May 8, 1942, the day the Philippine islands were surrendered to Japan, was a fateful day in part because it cut off America’s supply of hemp. In that time three-quarters of a century ago hemp was used by everyone — everyone in Worthington, everyone in Nobles County,...
lifestyles / reminiscing
August 8, 2014 - 9:51pm
August 5, 2014
WIC satellite office to relocate
WORTHINGTON — After losing space for a Women, Infant and Children (WIC) satellite clinic at the West Learning Center, Nobles County Community Health Services Administrator Terri Janssen found a new locale at the Avera Worthington Specialty Clinic. During Tuesday’s meeting of...
August 5, 2014 - 8:22pm