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Fielding Questions: Dwarf Colorado spruce no longer dwarf
Perennial Favorites: New varieties of our favorite plants
Siblings, each experiencing infant loss, raise funds for Cuddle Cots
Education funding up, but union urges veto
WMS students get glimpse of the world at culture fair
Section 2AAA baseball: Trojans play today in Section 2AAA First Four
United attendance above average
United's Heath has something to prove at Orlando
Zimmer: 'I'll be back with one eye or two'
Section baseball: RRC/W-WG, JCC have what it takes
POW! BAM! WHAM! How to put the ARRRRR back in America.
Bursack: Dad needs help taking care of Mom but he won't allow it
Column: District 518 board has made tough — and wise — decisions
Manworld tried extra hard this week to tell women 'no.' We weren't listening.
Five startling things Betsy Devos told (or wouldn't tell) Congress
Warren "Lefty" Gentry
Janice M. (Engesser) Glenn
Column: Memorial Day recalls conversations with long-ago vets
Five myths about beer
I chose not to breast-feed. That doesn't make me a bad mom.
Five tried-and-true ways to bring farmhouse style into the 21st century
Disheveled Theologian: Once upon a time 37 years and one week ago …
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Anderson 96th birhtday
Birth: May 24, 2017
Data: May 27, 2017
Ad for Bids 2017 Diagonal Road Resurfacing
Planning Commission Notice of Public Hearing
Advertisement for Bids
Data: May 26, 2017
Nobles Home Initiative
March 13, 2017
Council denies bituminous plant expansion
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council unanimously voted Monday evening to deny an application from I-90 Truck Wash Inc. that would allow the business to construct and operate a bituminous plant at the former Bob’s Truck Stop property, located west of U.S.59/Minnesota 60 and...
March 13, 2017 - 9:08pm
January 17, 2017
City sees increase in commercial and residential development in 2016
WORTHINGTON — The city of Worthington saw more housing units constructed last year than in any of the previous five years, according to the 2016 Building Permit Summary Report and 2017 Population Estimate. Over the last five years, Worthington has seen the construction of 135...
January 17, 2017 - 9:18pm
December 27, 2016
Year in Review: City makes progress on housing dilemma
WORTHINGTON — Coming into 2016, the city needed housing as badly as ever. A 2013 housing study found the city needed 250 to 260 units in order...
December 27, 2016 - 9:01pm
November 17, 2016
Tax abatement program gaining steam
WORTHINGTON — The push for housing by local leaders has yielded results, thanks in part to the Nobles Home Initiative (NHI) tax abatement. The program — which debuted on April 1, 2014 — offers up to a 100 percent property tax rebate for new construction property value for...
November 17, 2016 - 9:59pm
November 16, 2016
State of the city: Worthington Mayor Kuhle reflects on multiple projects, initiatives
WORTHINGTON — After a hectic election cycle, things seem to be calming down a bit. Still, there is much to talk about when it comes to local and state issues. That’s why Mayor Mike Kuhle stopped by the Daily Globe on Wednesday to give his thoughts on a number of projects and...
November 16, 2016 - 9:47pm
October 25, 2016
New 72-unit apartment complex planned for Grand Avenue
WORTHINGTON — With the Grand Avenue extension completed, development of new housing is on its way. North Development Group (NDG), an Illinois developer, plans to build 72 rental housing units on a property located on the northeast corner of Grand Avenue and Darling Drive. NDG entered...
October 25, 2016 - 9:40pm
January 7, 2016
Letter: WREDC helping spark positive change
While we all want to see positive change and progress on all fronts in the community, the pace of such progress could at times be arduous and slow. However, if we look at the recent history of Nobles County and the city of Worthington, we quickly realize that we have seen tremendous...
January 7, 2016 - 3:52pm
September 8, 2015
Home building projects on the horizon: Nobles Home Initiative has approved 11 plans so far this year
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County commissioners Tuesday approved applications for five new housing projects to be constructed in Worthington through the Nobles Home Initiative program. The projects include a new owner-occupied single family home on Sterling Avenue and another on Grand...
September 8, 2015 - 9:10pm
April 30, 2015
Nobles Home Initiative works to generate more housing in county
The Nobles Home Initiative group gathered for a meeting Thursday evening at the Bio-Technology Advancement Center in Worthington. The topic of the night was the NHI Housing Construction Tax Abatement Program that took effect in the spring of 2014. The group of bankers, construction...
April 30, 2015 - 9:19pm
May 20, 2014
Beginning of a boom?
WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Board of Commissioners approved the guidelines for the new Nobles Home Initiative Tuesday, finalizing a five-year, 100 percent tax abatement program on new home construction. The action paved the way for the county to receive its first application...
May 20, 2014 - 9:04pm
May 12, 2014
Council approves first Nobles Home Initiative application
WORTHINGTON — The city council approved the first application under the Nobles Home Initiative during Monday’s regular meeting. The initiative, which has been spearheaded by the Worthington Regional Economic Development Corp., offers 100 percent tax abatement for a period...
May 12, 2014 - 10:46pm
March 18, 2014
District 518 passes Nobles Home Initiative
WORTHINGTON — The District 518 Board of Education joined the Nobles County board and Worthington’s city council in voting unanimously in favor of the Nobles Home Initiative during its regular meeting Tuesday night at Worthington High School (WHS). During the Tuesday meeting,...
March 18, 2014 - 9:36pm
March 12, 2014
Council supports Home Initiative
WORTHINGTON — With little discussion, the city council on Wednesday offered its support to the Nobles Home Initiative. Wednesday’s council meeting was a continuation of Monday’s regular meeting. However, with two council members absent Monday, there was no quorum. Therefore,...
March 12, 2014 - 8:42pm