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Trump picks Iowa Governor Branstad as U.S. ambassador to China: transition official
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
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
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Vortherms 90th birthday
Carter 65th anniversary
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June 16, 2016
$5.3 million project: Event center construction underway in Sheldon
SHELDON, Iowa — Dozens of community members gathered Thursday morning for a ground-breaking ceremony for the building of a regional event center...
June 16, 2016 - 8:38pm
May 2, 2016
New WPU policy is first step in residential solar projects
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Water & Light Commission adopted a policy at its Monday meeting making it possible for local residents to pursue green energy through the installation of solar projects. Worthington Public Utilities General Manager Scott Hain said the policy hasn’t...
May 2, 2016 - 8:34pm
April 28, 2016
Project leaders wanted: Federal funding may bring more opportunities to Worthington
WORTHINGTON — City projects may be eligible for federal grants worth millions of dollars, but Nobles County residents must choose an option....
April 28, 2016 - 7:52pm
April 14, 2016
HLWD to host tour of project sites
HERON LAKE — The Heron Lake Watershed District will host a Best Management Practices tour from 9 to 11 a.m. April 21 for attendees to visit a streambank stabilization project along Okabena Creek, a bioretention basin west of Graham Lakes and a biodetention basin on the west side...
April 14, 2016 - 8:24pm
March 10, 2016
Local 4-H club wins state award for park project in Brewster
BREWSTER — Members of the Indian Lake Progressives 4-H Club in Nobles County accepted the 2016 4-H Community Youth Leadership Award during...
March 10, 2016 - 8:53pm
February 9, 2016
Green with energy: Osceola County Board moves forward with solar power project
SIBLEY, Iowa — After a lengthy debate, the Osceola County Board of Supervisors made a pledge to go green during Tuesday morning’s regular meeting. Osceola Electric Cooperative (REC) is in the process of creating a community solar park near Hawkeye Point, north of Sibley. REC...
February 9, 2016 - 8:30pm
January 24, 2016
Frozen for a cause: Deep Freeze Dip raises $35,000 for Project Livesaver
WORTHINGTON — While most East Coast residents spent Saturday huddled indoors monitoring snowfall totals and blizzard conditions, a healthy...
January 24, 2016 - 8:58pm
December 15, 2015
LCCMR seeks proposals for $50 million in project funding
ST. PAUL — The Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources (LCCMR) has issued its 2017 Request for Proposal (RFP) for funding from Minnesota’s Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund beginning July 1, 2017. The Trust Fund represents the money that, since its inception...
December 15, 2015 - 3:39pm
October 28, 2015
Break-in leaves local FFA team scrambling before national contest
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Worthington FFA Chapter’s Market Plan team was ready for the challenge of competing at the National FFA Convention...
October 28, 2015 - 9:35pm
October 4, 2015
SPCC Integrated Health Project reaps $4 million in savings
WORTHINGTON — Southern Prairie Community Care (SPCC), an Integrated Health Partnerships (IHP) demonstration project for Minnesota’s Medicaid reform initiative, has reported health care savings of more than $4 million for 2014 within participating southwest Minnesota counties. SPCC...
October 4, 2015 - 7:42pm
September 24, 2015
As you were: Iraq war veteran, photographer Pearsall brings Veteran Portraits Project to Luverne
LUVERNE — She is the only female to twice be named Military Photographer of the Year, she served three tours during the war in Iraq, she’s...
September 24, 2015 - 9:43pm
August 31, 2015
Capital improvement costs pile up
WORTHINGTON — During a three-hour work session Monday, Nobles County commissioners and staff spent considerable time talking about capital improvement needs projected to cost more than $1 million each year for the next five years. So far this year, nearly $882,000 has been spent...
August 31, 2015 - 9:17pm
May 11, 2015
Water main extension approved for Country Road 35
WORTHINGTON — The city council voted to approve a contract allowing a water main extension to be developed on County Road 35 east of County Road 5. The contract was awarded to Larson Crane Service of Worthington for the amount of $122,311. Five bids were received. “The mobilization...
May 11, 2015 - 10:42pm
April 9, 2015
Aurora: Pipestone part of state’s largest solar project
PIPESTONE — A large-scale solar project, known as the Aurora Project, will set up one of its sites in Pipestone. The proposed photovoltaic (PV) installations will be installed at 24 sites across 16 counties, with the Pipestone location being the only one located in southwest...
April 9, 2015 - 3:23pm
April 2, 2015
MnDOT announces construction schedule
ST PAUL — Transportation Commissioner Charlie Zelle and MnDOT engineers announced Thursday a list of 290 transportation construction projects that are getting under way this construction season. Projects scheduled for this year will help preserve and maintain state highways, bridges...
April 2, 2015 - 9:36pm