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Prairie View Golf Links
October 5, 2016
Committee recommends sale of Prairie View
WORTHINGTON -- After months of deliberation, the Prairie View Council Committee unanimously agreed to concede ownership of the former Prairie View Golf Links property to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources in a meeting Tuesday. The committee, formed in July, is making...
October 5, 2016 - 9:39am
July 14, 2016
Letter: Consider future of Prairie View property carefully
By Alan Oberloh, Worthington I read the Daily Globe story about the offer from the DNR and the plans for reuse of the former Prairie View Golf course with great interest. It seems there is a lack of vision by some and legitimate concerns by other council members. While I agree that...
July 14, 2016 - 8:55pm
Letter: Think carefully about golf course and water flow
By Ronald Wood, PhD, Worthington With the warmth of the last few days, we think of spring and the activities once again available. We should not mourn the loss of Prairie View Golf Links, as it is only a game. We should be mourning the loss of the best-kept water quality control system...
March 14, 2016 - 9:07pm
March 8, 2016
A lifetime of service: Kevin Black wins award for 21 years as superintendent of Prairie View Golf Links
WORTHINGTON — Prairie View Golf Links superintendent Kevin Black was given the Lifetime Award during a convention in Sioux Falls, S.D., for...
March 8, 2016 - 8:21pm
February 24, 2016
Letter: Ask tough questions on water control project
By Alan Oberloh, Worthington In the Daily Globe article of Feb. 12 talking about the building of a pond system to reduce nutrients from coming into Lake Okabena, it refers to a feasibility study done by Wenck Associates that gave options including a large combined pond system. I certainly...
February 24, 2016 - 8:45am
December 29, 2015
Year in Review: Prairie View runs its course
On Jan. 2, members of the Worthington City Council established the Prairie View Long Range Planning Committee in order to start looking at long-term...
December 29, 2015 - 9:48pm
December 1, 2015
Letter: City needs to be playing chess, not checkers
By Ronald Wood, Worthington After reading the Daily Globe last week (Nov. 24), I did not know whether to laugh or cry. Our city leaders over the last year have demonstrated they are playing checkers while everyone else is playing chess. While voicing an economic development agenda,...
December 1, 2015 - 6:51pm
October 21, 2015
Letter: Plenty of reasons to keep Prairie View open
By Dale R. Carlson, Worthington I am writing this letter to encourage you to support Prairie View Golf Links. I presume a vote on this issue will be coming up soon. I urge you to support the course at the 18-hole level, but if this is not possible, at least support the retention...
October 21, 2015 - 3:30pm
September 1, 2015
Letter: What can we do to control lake algae?
By Ronald A. Wood, Worthington After reading several Facebook posts about the algae and the recurring blooms, I thought there should be some food for thought on the green lake we see. A reminder is that the lake has turned green each year for longer than anyone can remember, and...
September 1, 2015 - 7:24pm
August 13, 2015
Letter: Prairie View a valuable city amenity
By Ronald A. Wood, Worthington It is a sad day for the city of Worthington, not due to the closure of Prairie View Golf Links, but rather because of the slippery slope created by the process. Our new council and mayor came in with this as their objective. They put a committee...
August 13, 2015 - 3:55pm
August 12, 2015
Committee votes to recommend complete decommissioning of Prairie View Golf Links
WORTHINGTON — On a 5-3 vote, members of a committee tasked with making a recommendation on the future of Prairie View Golf Links voted Wednesday morning for a full decommissioning of the 18-hole city-owned golf course. The recommendation was made with the intent the city work to...
August 12, 2015 - 9:42pm
Letter: City should close Prairie View course
By Jim Putnam, Worthington For 14 years, our family operated a hog site near Reading. During those years, I drove by Prairie View Golf Links usually twice a day. In looking through my windshield and seeing such few cars parked there, I often wondered to myself how the city could...
August 12, 2015 - 5:00pm
July 1, 2015
Letter: A great experience at Prairie View
By Boni and Mike James, Mankato On June 20, we had our 17th annual Goebel Golf Tournament at the Prairie View Golf Links. We had a perfect day for our 52 registered golfers and our 100 plus family members for attendance at this family “picnic.” Everyone had a grand time. This...
July 1, 2015 - 5:20pm
January 9, 2015
City council mulls Prairie View's future
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council and new mayor Mike Kuhle have wasted little time after the new year in getting down to business concerning the city — specifically Prairie View Golf Links. The council met Friday morning during a work session to discuss the future of...
January 9, 2015 - 10:12pm
October 6, 2014
City council candidate forum
WORTHINGTON — Six candidates for Worthington City Council met Monday evening in the Worthington High School cafeteria to debate some of the...
October 6, 2014 - 10:55pm