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January 8, 2015
SWIF approves new CEO
HUTCHINSON — The Southwest Initiative Foundation (SWIF) Board of Directors unanimously voted Tuesday to approve Diana Anderson as the foundation’s new president/CEO. Per SWIF’s succession plan, the board appointed Anderson as interim president/CEO in August 2014, after the...
January 8, 2015 - 7:36pm
September 25, 2014
Column: Obama is liberals’ lesser evil
WASHINGTON — The anti-Obama left was out in force. All 22 of them. As the president stood on the South Lawn to announce the bombing campaign in Syria, liberal demonstrators gathered on Pennsylvania Avenue on the other side of the White House to protest the man they thought was...
September 25, 2014 - 8:30pm
September 3, 2014
Sibley Kiwanis to host 25th fundraiser
SIBLEY, Iowa — Noon Saturday marks the 25th annual Sibley Kiwanis Golf Tournament. The annual event is the club’s one fundraiser for a number of local organizations that benefit youths in Sibley and Osceola County. This year, the group has set a lofty goal of raising $25,000 in...
September 3, 2014 - 8:08pm
August 27, 2014
Minnesota West’s next step
WORTHINGTON — As students returned to Minnesota West’s Worthington campus this week, a new face greeted many. Interim President Barbara McDonald was appointed in March to oversee the school’s campuses and learning centers around the region. The mother of four looks forward...
August 27, 2014 - 8:23pm
August 14, 2014
Hero of Conservation
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County Pheasants Forever President Scott Rall is one of six finalists chosen from a field of 30 nominees across the country...
August 14, 2014 - 8:40pm
June 24, 2014
Obama to spend time with Minneapolis letter writer
MINNEAPOLIS — A Minneapolis woman who wrote to President Barack Obama about her financial struggles will share her thoughts with him when he...
June 24, 2014 - 9:15pm
May 11, 2014
May 11, 2014 - 9:33pm
April 7, 2014
Shrubb is finalist for president job at TCC
WORTHINGTON — Current Minnesota West Community and Technical College president Richard Shrubb is a finalist for a new position. Shrubb is one of the three finalists for the post of president at Tulsa Community College in Oklahoma, joining Leigh Goodson and Ann Valentine as contenders. ...
April 7, 2014 - 8:30pm
March 3, 2014
FFA honors presented Monday night
WORTHINGTON — Jacob Weg and John Martin earned top honors during the Worthington High School FFA Chapter’s 76th annual banquet Monday evening....
March 3, 2014 - 10:27pm
February 11, 2014
Minnesota West’s interim president will be selected from MnSCU employees
WORTHINGTON —The position of interim president of Minnesota West Community and Technical College will be chosen from internal candidates of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU), it has been announced. During MnSCU Chancellor Steven Rosenstone’s two-day tour to all...
February 11, 2014 - 10:47pm
May 12, 2013
Shrubb to remain president of Minnesota West
WORTHINGTON -- Richard Shrubb is staying at Minnesota West Community and Technical College. A final candidate for the president's job at Johnson County Community College, Shrubb was not hired at the Overland Park, Kan. school. "I haven't applied for any other colleges since I've...
May 12, 2013 - 10:43pm
May 1, 2013
Top posts for local FFA students
FULDA -- Southwest Minnesota will be well represented during the next year in the FFA, with both the president and vice president hailing from...
May 1, 2013 - 11:48pm
April 18, 2013
Minnesota West president in running for new position
WORTHINGTON -- Richard Shrubb has been watching Johnson County Community College for quite some time. So when the college announced it was looking for a new president, the current head of Minnesota West Community and Technical College applied for the opening. Shrubb, who began his...
April 18, 2013 - 9:00pm
June 12, 2012
Hogenson hails to the chief
WORTHINGTON -- Talk about an experience to remember. Debra Hogenson of Brewster, the current Nobles County DFL chair, had the opportunity to...
June 12, 2012 - 9:14pm
April 26, 2012
S-O FFA members make history
SIBLEY, Iowa --They grew up just a mile apart in northern Osceola County, Iowa, were on the same Sibley-Ocheyedan High School football team, competed together in speech contests, and served as chapter and Northwest Region FFA officers at the same time. Now, Steven Brockshus and...
April 26, 2012 - 9:14pm