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Klobuchar, Franken announce more than $100 million in critical heating aid
Community helps build Oxford Street; 2017 overlay project could be delayed
Nobles SWCD begins connecting with landowners on buffers
Boo! Windom’s haunted house will spark ‘Old School Nightmares’
Minnesota already breaking voting records ahead of Nov. 8
Section 3A cross country: Luverne girls, Windom Area boys prevail
Section 2AA cross country: Koller leads WHS runners
Iowa state football: H-LP puts perfect record on the line
Scott Rall: Hi ho, hi ho, it's off to work we go
Section football: Fulda, MLA, MCC finish the job
Column: Unaffordable health care for southwest Minnesota
Editorial: Peterson in the 7th with an asterisk
Letter: School referendum represents chance to ‘pay it forward’
Editorial: Schomacker for District 22A Representative
Letter: Our schools are committed to our students and our community
Carol E. Anderson
Ralph Wellington Thueson
James G. Myers
Community Thanksgiving dinner is Nov. 24
Disheveled Theologian: Banana bread evangelism
2016 Local Business Guide Directory
Looking Back: 2006 -- Worthington Ambulance Service wins honor
Pumpkin soup perfect start for lively (but civil) dinner party
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Birth: Oct. 26, 2016
Kill 80th birthday
Taylor 90th birthday
Kunze 90th birthday
Schaap 90th birthday
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June 13, 2016
Time to separate wants from needs: Bonding counsel offers financing options for county projects
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County Commissioners have a better idea of when and how much they can bond for capital improvement plan projects after meeting with bond counsel George Eilertson and Chris Eng, of Northland Securities, in a special work session Monday. The county has a long...
June 13, 2016 - 10:14pm
May 23, 2016
Council hopes for increased security, approves street projects
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council considered heightened security systems in municipal buildings, discussed a rent agreement with Bountiful Baskets and awarded contracts for various street projects during its Monday evening meeting. City staff expressed concern about the...
May 23, 2016 - 10:32pm
May 9, 2016
RSDP seeks proposals for local foods projects
MORRIS — The University of Minnesota’s Southwest Regional Sustainable Development Partnership (SW RSDP) seeks ideas to improve food access or strengthen community food systems in southwest Minnesota. The SW RSDP is interested in ideas to address food system priorities including:...
May 9, 2016 - 9:01pm
May 3, 2016
Outdoors projects receive Minnesota Senate OK
ST. PAUL — Minnesota senators approved spending $158 million Tuesday, with little discussion, for outdoors projects. The votes came on a $112 million plan that mostly buys land to preserve prairies, forests, wetlands and wildlife habitat and a $46 million bill that focuses on a...
May 3, 2016 - 3:36pm
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 27, 2016
Time to act, Zylstra says: Library issue shouldn’t be on the back burner
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County Commissioner Marv Zylstra said during a Wednesday morning work session that after years of discussion, it’s time to put a project on the table and make a decision. Zylstra was talking about a potential new library in Worthington, but the board has...
April 27, 2016 - 8:45pm
April 24, 2016
On the horizon: Worthington officials talk extending sales tax to fund new projects
WORTHINGTON — City officials hope to extend a sales tax — which is close to its expiration — to raise funds for future projects that will...
April 24, 2016 - 8:54pm
April 21, 2016
HLWD highlights water quality projects during tour
BREWSTER — As Gov. Mark Dayton travels around the state to discuss water challenges and water quality as part of Water Action Week, the Heron...
April 21, 2016 - 7:59pm
March 3, 2016
Livestock building expansion projects move forward
WORTHINGTON — In the first meeting since Nobles County’s new feedlot ordinance took effect, the county’s board of adjustment and planning commission met Wednesday night — one to discuss a variance request for a proposed building expansion at Ocheda Dairy south of Worthington;...
March 3, 2016 - 10:03pm
October 13, 2015
Funding available for urban water quality projects
DES MOINES, Iowa — The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship is requesting pre-applications for projects located in urban areas that focus on improving water quality. Municipalities, Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCDs), watershed groups and other non-governmental...
October 13, 2015 - 9:12pm
October 5, 2015
MnDOT announces availability of $9.7 million in grants for local community projects
ST. PAUL — Minnesota communities, schools and their partners are invited to apply for funding for local projects that enhance transportation goals, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. A total of $9.7 million is available through two competitive grant programs:...
October 5, 2015 - 8:25pm
September 8, 2015
Home building projects on the horizon: Nobles Home Initiative has approved 11 plans so far this year
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County commissioners Tuesday approved applications for five new housing projects to be constructed in Worthington through the Nobles Home Initiative program. The projects include a new owner-occupied single family home on Sterling Avenue and another on Grand...
September 8, 2015 - 9:10pm
April 26, 2015
Multiple Interstate 90 projects impact traffic in SW Minnesota
MANKATO — Interstate 90 travelers are advised of construction ahead in southwest Minnesota as projects begin in May and reach into five counties for the majority of the construction season. I-90 traffic will be carried two-way on two lanes; however construction staging will dictate...
April 26, 2015 - 8:11pm
April 7, 2015
Intersection lighting along Minnesota 91 approved
WORTHINGTON — After a couple months of discussion, Nobles County commissioners on Tuesday approved lighting projects along Minnesota 91, at the intersections of Nobles County State Aid Highways 14, 16 (leading to Wilmont), 18 (to St. Kilian) and 20 (to Leota). The Minnesota Department...
April 7, 2015 - 9:42pm
February 18, 2015
Editorial: Save our roads
It’s probably safe to say the $6 billion transportation plan announced Tuesday by Gov. Mark Dayton won’t be passed in its current form. That said, Dayton is still wise to at least put forward the plan, even though control of the Minnesota Legislature is divided and Republicans...
February 18, 2015 - 9:06pm