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Family Art Night scheduled during parent-teacher conferences week
Remembering Pearl Harbor: WWII veteran on Oahu when Japanese launched sneak attack
Seminar aims to create smooth transition for retiring business owners
Menjivar-Melendez set for contested omnibus hearing
Area girls basketball roundup: Adrian beats Luverne after slow start
Prep wrestling: Trojans fall in tight battle with W/RRC
Area boys basketball roundup: Huskies win high-scoring season opener
Boys hockey: Trojans refuse to quit in loss to Redwood Valley
Boys basketball: Trojans show teamwork, depth in victory over Luverne
Letter: Pioneer Village
Letter: Local government entities should live within their means
Column: 21st Century Cures Act a remedy for all Americans
Letter: There's a third group of Americans, too
Letter: Thanks to organizers of community Thanksgiving
Gerald L. Smith
Looking Back: 1991 -- Wind chills up to 50-below close schools
Homemade granola easier, more affordable than you think
PieLogNog: A holiday mashup of chocolate, salted caramel, eggnog and pecan pie
Change maker: Kevin Donovan pushes Worthington, and himself, to succeed
Our region was major supplier of early engines for Humvees
out and about
Vortherms 90th birthday
Carter 65th anniversary
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January 31, 2014
Column: WHS to present 'Wizard of Oz' next week
By JON LOY, District 518 WORTHINGTON — Next week, The Memorial Auditorium and Performing Arts Center will be transformed into the “Merry Old Land of Oz” as Worthington High School students, assisted by Prairie Elementary students, present the timeless classic, “The Wizard...
January 31, 2014 - 7:38pm
December 27, 2013
Column: Early childhood programs fueled for improvement
By TARA THOMPSON, District 518 WORTHINGTON — There have been two sentences that have come across my desk in the last few months that are music to my ears for the families/children of District 518 and 3- to 5-year olds. The first one was: Thank you for applying to Parent Aware;...
December 27, 2013 - 9:47pm
November 1, 2013
Letter: Vote yes to continue to tradition of quality
By Gordy H. Moore, St. Paul Hello Worthington! I am writing in support of the upcoming vote on the operating levy and building bond referendum. Why am I taking time out of my college schedule to write a letter to the editor of my good ol’ hometown paper? I do firmly and wholeheartedly...
November 1, 2013 - 8:37pm
October 25, 2013
Farm Bureau donates books to Prairie Elementary
October 25, 2013 - 8:31pm
October 18, 2013
Letter: Kiwanis group thankful for Peanut Day support
By Jeanene R Townswick, Worthington Early Risers Kiwanis Club October 5 was Kiwanis Peanut Day, an event organized by Kiwanis each year to raise funds. In Worthington, it is sponsored by the Early Risers Kiwanis Club with combined help from local businesses along with K-Kids from...
October 18, 2013 - 6:39pm
Letter: Many helped with Camp Invention program
By Susan Z. Clarke, Regional Consultant for Camp Invention, Eden Prairie I would like to thank Worthington District 518 for hosting the Camp Invention program this summer. Camp Invention allows children to transform their natural curiosity into big ideas by presenting real-world...
October 18, 2013 - 6:38pm
October 7, 2013
Column: Preventing bullying at Prairie
By HEIDI MEYER, District 518 WORTHINGTON — October is National Anti-Bullying Awareness month. At Prairie Elementary, we have several exciting plans in place to promote bully prevention and awareness throughout this month and in the months ahead. Bullying is defined as unwanted,...
October 7, 2013 - 8:23am
September 22, 2013
Column: VIBE provides online learning
BY NATE HANSON, District 518 WORTHINGTON — The main focus of Virtual Instruction By Excellence (VIBE) is to provide you with a highly effective online learning experience through consistent interaction and a rigorous curriculum. Our online program makes it easy to become an...
September 22, 2013 - 9:20pm
September 9, 2013
Column: District 518 offering Targeted Services program
By NATE HANSON and ZACHARY DINGMANN, District 518 What is Targeted Services? Targeted Services is an after- school/summer program that assists students in being better students and citizens. Kindergarten- through eighth-grade services include academic tutoring and social...
September 9, 2013 - 8:40am
August 11, 2013
District 518 student population on the rise
Enrollment count as of Friday up about 200 students over 2012-'13 year WORTHINGTON — It’s up, up and away at Worthington High School (WHS). Based on figures provided by District 518 officials last Friday, enrollment in the district — especially at WHS — is ballooning
August 11, 2013 - 9:06pm
May 23, 2013
Letter: Another great year for K-Kids
The Prairie Elementary K-Kids Club enjoyed another successful year of service to the community and its school. Thank you, K-Kids!
May 23, 2013 - 12:00am
May 6, 2013
Column: Targeted services being offered in summer by District 518
WORTHINGTON -- Worthington 518 Targeted Services coordinates two summer programs from June 3-June 28 to help boost success for K - 12 students. Elementary...
May 6, 2013 - 12:00am
Column: District 518 shares accreditation results
WORTHINGTON -- District 518 recently hosted an external review of all aspects of the district to continue to hold its accreditation status. Accreditation...
April 6, 2013 - 12:00am
March 30, 2013
Column: District 518 invests in future with iPads
WORTHINGTON -- In a world of ever-changing technology, public education has historically struggled with keeping pace -- but not for long! At...
March 30, 2013 - 12:00am
March 23, 2013
Column: District's kindergarten roundup is Monday
WORTHINGTON -- A time to experience what kindergarten at Prairie Elementary is like will be on Monday at Kindergarten Round-Up. In order to...
March 23, 2013 - 12:00am