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Protests close Mall of America; more than 20 arrested
Holiday shoppers, beware -- scam artists prevalent this time of year
In Colombia, Catholic faith runs deep at Christmas
Schomacker receives House committee assignments
Blood drive set for Dec. 29 in Adrian
Prep boys hockey: Worthington looks for better fortunes in 2015
Prep girls basketball: Worthington fends off Sioux Falls Roosevelt
Prep wrestling: Worthington takes 11th at Riot; Jackson County Central clinches fifth
Prep boys basketball: Murray County Central beats Pipestone Area in OT
Iowa prep wrestling: Sibley-Ocheyedan cleans up at Spencer
Column: Marco Rubio's fury over Cuba shift
Column: How to fight the lone wolf
Column: Substitute teachers a key component of District 518
Column: Elizabeth Warren, godmother of sorts
Column: Worthington Christian School offering program tonight on 'The Trees of Christmas'
Edna Van Roekel
Robert P. Knips
John H. Almlie
Jurene L. Roslansky
Season's jottings: Newsroom staffers share Christmas memories
Column: If Worthington builds it, they sure would come
The pageantry of it all
Looking Back: 1964 - Armour helps Worthington hit employment high
HO, HO, HO: Koster has jolly time standing in for Santa
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Julius 90th birthday
Probst 80th birthday
Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale
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November 18, 2014
Letter: Help sought in uncovering county school history
Nobles County Country School Heritage Preservation Project Committee Pat Demuth, Jerry Fiola, Paul Hoffman, Sandy Wood, Roger Zarn The Nobles County Historical Society has begun perhaps its most ambitious heritage preservation project ever. Over the next one to two years, we hope...
November 18, 2014 - 8:59pm
October 16, 2014
Repairs still under way
WORTHINGTON — Dormant turf restoration remains at various project locations throughout Worthington, according to the Worthington Engineering Department. Bituminous overlay restoration remains on the Lake Avenue spot repairs between Winifred Street and May Street as part of the department’s...
October 16, 2014 - 5:39pm
September 22, 2014
Sibley City Council approves grants
SIBLEY, Iowa — The Sibley City Council was presented with two grant options, and approved both, during its Monday evening meeting. One grant will provide funding for Sibley’s portion of the Osceola County Recreational Trail, while the other will give the city the ability to...
September 22, 2014 - 9:51pm
August 4, 2014
WORTHINGTON — A post-fair sickness that landed a Nobles County 4-H’er in the hospital a year ago has prompted him to write a grant to place handwashing stations throughout the fairgrounds. Blaine Doeden, 13, was awarded a more than $4,000 grant earlier this summer from the...
August 4, 2014 - 8:25pm
July 16, 2014
Good eats, sweet treats
SIBLEY, Iowa — Under sunny skies and cool breezes, children were busy putting golf balls through a mini-golf course as 4-H’ers paraded around with friendly canines in preparation for an afternoon dog show Wednesday during the first day of the Osceola County Fair in Sibley. Meanwhile,...
July 16, 2014 - 8:25pm
July 15, 2014
Lake Ocheda restoration project moves forward
WORTHINGTON — The Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District (OOWD) will seek the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ assistance in a proposed restoration project for Lake Ocheda. The project, while in its infancy, hopes to increase water quality, clarity and aquatic vegetation...
July 15, 2014 - 8:09pm
Story time with Levi
WORTHINGTON — What began as a local child’s quest to bring reading enjoyment to less fortunate children has blossomed into an incredible outpouring of support from people across Nobles County. Ten-year-old Levi Kuhl of Worthington decided earlier this summer to share some of...
July 15, 2014 - 8:06pm
July 6, 2014
Renovation project kicks into gear
ST. PAUL — A $273 million Minnesota Capitol building renovation will close most of the facility when construction workers return to the job today. The central rotunda will be among areas closed, along with all of the east wing and the ground and first floors of the west wing....
July 6, 2014 - 9:49pm
June 10, 2014
Obama’s signature officially authorizes Fargo-Moorhead diversion project
FARGO — President Barack Obama on Tuesday signed legislation authorizing the $1.8 billion diversion to protect Fargo-Moorhead from catastrophic flooding. Authorization came from the president’s signature on the Water Resources Reform and Development Act, which authorized the...
June 10, 2014 - 8:59pm
May 9, 2014
Project Morning Star moves forward
WORTHINGTON — After receiving approval at Tuesday’s Nobles County Board meeting, Project Morning Star, a residential recovery program sponsored by First Baptist Church in Worthington, will move forward with the purchase of two residences on a Roberts Avenue acreage. Project...
May 9, 2014 - 9:10pm
Program brings healthy snacks to kids
WORTHINGTON — A Statewide Health Improvement Plan (SHIP) mini-grant offered to Worthington’s Prairie Elementary is bringing healthy snacks to third- and fourth-grade students who are now counting down the days to summer vacation. The eight-day pilot project, done in collaboration...
May 9, 2014 - 9:08pm
May 6, 2014
Water system a symbol of bonding debate
ST. PAUL — Southwest Minnesota’s long-awaited water project has become the poster child for those who say the legislative public works funding process is flawed. Republicans in the House Ways and Means Committee Tuesday said that the need for water should trump projects like...
May 6, 2014 - 9:46pm
May 5, 2014
Fundraiser for Worthington flag project is Friday
WORTHINGTON — American flags will soon be lining Oxford Street, thanks to the efforts of the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce Community Improvement Committee. A total of 74 flags will stretch from near Oxford Street’s intersection with Diagonal Road to Douglas Avenue. It...
May 5, 2014 - 7:57pm
Lewis & Clark in Senate bonding bill for $13 million
WORTHINGTON — Luverne Mayor Pat Baustian said he believed the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System would receive a significant amount of money once the Senate bonding bill was released. When the final projects included in the $1 billion bill were unveiled Monday morning,...
May 5, 2014 - 7:44pm
February 24, 2014
Group to build in Bioscience Park
WORTHINGTON — Prairie Holdings Group needed a new office space, and the company won’t have to go far to find the land for it. The Worthington City Council approved on Monday the sale to PHG of eight lots in the Bioscience Industrial Park, where a new building will be constructed. “It’s...
February 24, 2014 - 9:55pm