Skip to main content
WHS grad named to state Young Women’s Initiative
Setting sail: WMS students create their own boats in 4-H STEM program
County authorizes sale of $9.5 million in road construction bond
Referendum to reinstate Iowa Beef Checkoff passes
Red Cross blood drive set for Dec. 21
WHS gymnastics: Trojans make big jump in gym
Prep hockey: Windom Area rallies past Worthington
Area prep basketball: Trojans tame Tigers 39-35
Prep wrestling: Trojans wrestlers beat Luverne, W/ML
Prep basketball: Tigers claw Trojans
Letter: Plenty of good opportunities are right here in Worthington
As others see it: Tax, bonding, health care need special session
Column: The media are still looking down on working-class America
Column: Reinvigorating renewable energy in southern Minnesota
Column: You wanted anti-establishment? Hold on.
Joshua Joe Staples
Laurence L. Konradi
James (Jim) Kuhl
Nellie Van Santen
First Lutheran Church welcomes pastor Jeanette McCormick
First Lutheran Church welcomes pastor Jeanette McCormick
Disheveled Theologian: The Santa Boat
Looking Back: 1991 -- Wind chills up to 50-below close schools
Homemade granola easier, more affordable than you think
out and about
Vortherms 90th birthday
Carter 65th anniversary
Data: Dec. 9, 2016
Data: Dec. 8, 2016
Data: Dec. 7, 2016
Data: Dec. 6, 2016
Data: Dec. 3, 2016
March 31, 2015
Growth is good: 2014 saw new businesses, added population in Worthington
WORTHINGTON — Business was booming last year in Worthington, according to the 2014 building permit report and 2015 population estimate released...
March 31, 2015 - 3:56pm
March 26, 2015
Residents air concerns over odors in Rushmore
WORTHINGTON — It was standing-room only Wednesday night at the Nobles County Public Works facility in Worthington, where a public hearing was conducted on a proposed swine nursery barn within a mile of Rushmore’s city limits. Nearly all of the comments about bad odor wafting...
March 26, 2015 - 8:13pm
March 5, 2015
Letter: Too many cooks in the Capitol project
William Schaffer Austin We have to cut the size of the Minnesota Legislature. With 134 representatives and 67 senators, we have the largest legislature in the United States per capita per our last census. No longer are we in the horse-and-buggy days. It’s time to amend the Constitution....
March 5, 2015 - 9:05pm
January 22, 2015
Work on ‘people’s house’ to proceed
ST. PAUL — Minnesota citizens will have more space and senators less space when a $273 million state Capitol renovation project is completed...
January 22, 2015 - 8:03pm
January 14, 2015
MnDOT plans U.S. 59 reconstruction
MANKATO — Landowners with drain tile concerns along U.S. 59 near Iowa are asked to contact the hydraulics engineer at the Minnesota Department of Transportation by May 1. MnDOT plans to resurface U.S. 59 from the Iowa border to the junction with Minnesota 60 in 2016. The project...
January 14, 2015 - 9:05pm
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...
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...
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...
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