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Contest celebrates V&M Locker for making best hot dogs in Minnesota
Region celebrating Independence Day with fireworks and more
George marking Freedom Days this weekend
Currie to celebrate Fourth Saturday through Monday
Caller tries to scam county attorney
Legion baseball: Emotions are high as Post 5 sweeps Madison
Auto racing: Speedway racing gaining ground in Worthington
Scott Rall: For the love of a Lab
Legion baseball: Adrian's Loosbrock, Rogers sink Post 5
Minnesota West football: Linder to break in new players, and new coaches, too
Two years, $7 million, no smoking gun
City should see positive impact Journey building can have
Column: Have a happy Fourth, and give thanks
Column: Double trouble for Trump
Letter: Finally, a good decision from the DNR
Gail J. Smiens
Douglas Lester Roy Engler
Marilyn Jean Dahl
Religion briefs: June 30
Looking Back: 1996 -- Parade, demo derby and much more set for Worthington’s Fourth
Column: June 28, 1876 -- Circus in town, complaints ensue
How does your garden grow? Williams property one of four on upcoming tour
Looking Back: 1966 -- Construction aplenty taking place in Worthington
Out and About
Puhl 80th birthday
Isder 85th birthday
Alberts 97th birthday
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December 17, 2008
Nobles County OK's 3.9 percent levy increase
WORTHINGTON -- Nobles County Commissioners approved a 3.9 percent levy increase for 2009 and set the county's annual budget at $25,482,913 during its Tuesday morning meeting. The budget includes more than $1 million in program aid, which County Administrator Mel Ruppert said is in...
December 17, 2008 - 12:00am
December 16, 2008
Wind chills mean caution
WORTHINGTON -- If the temperature is minus 10 degrees Fahrenheit and winds are 25 to 30 miles per hour, it takes approximately 10 minutes for body tissue to begin freezing, according to the wind chill chart developed by the National Weather Service. With wind chill temperatures in...
December 16, 2008 - 12:00am
December 10, 2008
Murder suspect appears in court
WORTHINGTON -- Josue Robles Fraga, accused of murdering his 2-year-old niece in March, made a short court appearance Tuesday during an omnibus hearing in Nobles County District Court. An omnibus hearing, used to determine what evidence will be admissible at trial, can include issues...
News / crime
December 10, 2008 - 12:00am
December 9, 2008
City to buy county's share of BioScience spec building
WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington City Council voted Monday to buy out the county's share of the jointly owned spec building in Worthington's BioScience Park for $205,605.83. Council members expressed regret they were not able to collaborate with the county on their plans for the building,...
December 9, 2008 - 12:00am
December 5, 2008
Roundabout in plans
WORTHINGTON -- Safety and mobility are two of the top reasons the Minnesota Department of Transportation likes roundabouts, and that is why they...
December 5, 2008 - 12:00am
December 3, 2008
County pursues TAC ownership
WORTHINGTON -- With time running out for The Achievement Center (TAC) in Worthington, Nobles County Commissioners on Tuesday decided to pursue a possible takeover of the program. TAC's contract with MRCI expires on Feb. 28, 2009, and despite the Nobles County Developmental Achievement...
December 3, 2008 - 12:00am
November 24, 2008
Nobles 4-H recognizes youth, adult leaders
BREWSTER -- Nobles County 4-H'ers and their families gathered in Brewster Saturday evening for the annual 4-H Achievement Banquet.
November 24, 2008 - 12:00am
November 20, 2008
Weekend weather forecast, 3 days out
The National Weather Service stated snow is likely to fall in the Nobles County area on Friday and light snow is possible on Sunday. Friday Sunny in the morning, later becoming partly sunny. The high will be in the mid-20s, with south winds 5 to 15 miles per hour. In the evening,...
November 20, 2008 - 2:00pm
WORTHINGTON -- Democratic Senate candidate Al Franken picked up one vote over incumbent Republican Norm Coleman after a Nobles County hand recount...
November 20, 2008 - 12:00am
Play is immigration lesson
WORTHINGTON -- They left it up to the students to decide: love, deportation or chicken patties. At the end of "Help Wanted," a play about illegal...
November 20, 2008 - 12:00am
November 19, 2008
Area weather forecast, three days out
Wednesday, Nov. 19 Windy and partly sunny in the morning, then becoming cloudy. The high will be around 40, with northwest winds 15 to 30 miles per hour. In the evening, the weather will be mostly cloudy with scattered flurries after midnight. The low will be between 15 and 20 degrees,...
November 19, 2008 - 11:25am
November 14, 2008
WORTHINGTON -- In her 32 years in the Nobles County Auditor's Office, Sharon Balster said the impending ballot recount in Minnesota's senate race is the largest she will ever experience. Inundated with phone calls from the offices of both Republican incumbent Norm Coleman and his...
November 14, 2008 - 12:00am
November 7, 2008
Livestock Investment grants awarded to area producers
WORTHINGTON -- When the Minnesota legislature set aside $1 million to establish a Livestock Investment Grant program in the state earlier this year, lawmakers had no idea just how well received the program would become. Their goal was to provide a boost to animal agriculture in the...
November 7, 2008 - 12:00am
November 1, 2008
New wind project on the way
WORTHINGTON -- Xcel Energy and enXco announced Friday plans to construct a 201-megawatt wind farm in Nobles County.
November 1, 2008 - 12:00am
October 31, 2008
Plans announced for Nobles Wind Project
WORTHINGTON -- Xcel Energy and enXco announced Friday its plans to construct a 201-megawatt wind farm in Nobles County. The project will consist of 134, 1.5-megawatt General Electric wind turbines, which will produce enough power to serve approximately 66,500 homes. Friday's announcement...
October 31, 2008 - 2:00pm