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Council changes purchase agreement for movie theater
'Living Well' workshop begins Oct. 3
'A blessing and a curse.' Saved from the rubble, Minn. plane crash victim won $27.7M judgement before judge reversed it.
After skydiving mishap, Army staff sergeant from Minn. takes on traumatic brain injury
Luverne DFL event is Oct. 3
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Prep volleyball: Luverne takes three straight from Fulda
Gophers RBs Smith, Brooks expected to return vs. Maryland
MEN'S HOCKEY: Minnesota State Mankato picked to win WCHA, Bemidji State second
Gopher mascot runs over 7th grade Eagan football players at Vikings halftime
BROST: Add bean dips to your football fare
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Flashy fall foliage: Spice up landscaping with brilliant colors
Conserving estate money no excuse for risking elder's health
Rita E. Kolander
Ruby Ethel Thurmer
Betty J. Hamann
Bill "Jockpot" Top
Delores "Dee" Hansen
Disheveled Theologian: Horror show!
Column: That would have been one great summer season
Looking Back: 1992 -- Wellstone was speaker at King Turkey Day
KTD speaker: Start noticing people
Disheveled Theologian: Evening reminiscences
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Baby Shower: Carson Werner
Bruns 50th anniversary
Jensen 85th birthday
Hohensee 50th anniversary
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August 3, 2014
Man with a plan
WORTHINGTON — With the Worthington City Council’s decision last week to enter into negotiations with PBK Investments to potentially redevelop...
August 3, 2014 - 7:44pm
July 31, 2014
Editorial: A magnificent mall?
Considering all the negative news about the Northland Mall property over the last several months — the last few years, actually — it’s hard not to be downright excited about this week’s developments. It’s also easy to be a little cynical, too, but we’ll aim to be as positive...
July 31, 2014 - 3:14pm
July 29, 2014
Mall may see big changes
WORTHINGTON — It appears new life may be coming to the long-dormant Northland Mall site. The Worthington City Council agreed during its...
July 29, 2014 - 11:33am
July 7, 2014
Peebles moving out
WORTHINGTON — Peebles has joined the list of stores exiting the Northland Mall. The Worthington mall’s last remaining department store...
July 7, 2014 - 8:57pm
July 1, 2014
Broadband, budgets and back taxes: Commissioners discuss several items during work session
WORTHINGTON — From broadband to budgets and back taxes owed on Worthington’s Northland Mall, Nobles County commissioners discussed a multitude of projects Monday morning during a special work session. The mall, which has generally been a discussion topic of the Worthington...
July 1, 2014 - 9:03am
June 26, 2014
Court: Tear down old Kmart
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County District Court granted the city of Worthington on Thursday the right to proceed with the demolition of the former K-Mart building. Honorable Judge Gordon Moore sided with the city, stating the structure “appears hazardous, is obsolete and has essentially...
June 26, 2014 - 9:54pm
June 10, 2014
Editorial: Kmart demolition an important step
An additional chapter was added to the ongoing Northland Mall saga Monday night when the Worthington City Council recommended the demolition of the former Kmart building. The recommendation, which was made to Nobles County District Court, seems like a no-brainer considering the sad...
June 10, 2014 - 9:22pm
May 2, 2014
Column: After 87 years, the sad ending of an era
WORTHINGTON — Harry Grier used to stand inside the front door of JCPenney’s store on Worthington’s 10th Street opposite the courthouse and shake hands with customers as they came in the store. Harry Grier was Penney’s manager in the 1930s, 1940s — oh, at least into the 1950s. It...
May 2, 2014 - 9:49pm
April 28, 2014
Northland Mall declared hazardous
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington city council declared the Northland Mall a hazardous building during its regular meeting Monday night. An official letter was sent to Mike Kohen, of Northland Mall Realty Management, LLC, on March 10, outlining the deteriorating conditions at the...
April 28, 2014 - 9:54pm
April 16, 2014
Editorial: Worthington is not alone with mall woes
Back in January, the Albany Times Union published a story with the headline “Rotterdam mall’s new history owner has history of legal battles.” The subject of the article is Mike Kohan — who is also known as Mike Kohen, whose real name is Mehran Kohansiek.
April 16, 2014 - 12:59pm
April 11, 2014
Column: Condition of mall a sad state of affairs
I got a text message Saturday afternoon letting me know about a mess at the Northland Mall. Sadly, there was absolutely no reason to be surprised. Upon arriving at the mall and walking through the doors that lead to Northland Cinema 5, the scene before me wasn’t pretty. A considerable...
April 11, 2014 - 9:03pm
April 2, 2014
Building permit issued for work on Northland Mall
WORTHINGTON — Some work has begun on the roof of the Northland Mall. According to documents provided to the Daily Globe, a building permit...
April 2, 2014 - 9:04pm
January 23, 2014
Letter: Closing of Penney's, other mall businesses is sad
By Joanie (Kolander) Nelson, Okabena This letter to the editor is in regard to the news that J .C. Penney Co. in the Northland Mall will be closing. I’m sure that I’m not the only resident in our surrounding area that is disappointed in such news. I understand that the company...
January 23, 2014 - 3:08pm
October 31, 2013
City takes Northland Mall owner to court
WORTHINGTON — Appearing before Judge Gordon Moore Thursday morning, the city of Worthington made its case to take action against the owner...
October 31, 2013 - 11:25pm
September 29, 2013
Mall owner fails to respond to city inquiries
WORTHINGTON — City officials are still waiting to hear from the owner of the Northland Mall. As of Friday afternoon, Directory of Community and Economic Development Brad Chapulis said the most recent deadline for addressing multiple issues associated with the property has passed. “The...
September 29, 2013 - 10:35pm