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Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington found dead in apparent suicide
Nobles County broadband project underway
These boys thought they'd found 'a big, fat rotten cow.' It was a 1 million-year-old fossil.
Cecil the lion's son has 'met the same fate' - killed in a trophy hunt in Zimbabwe, officials say
Ex-smokers now outnumber smokers, but cessation efforts still face uphill battle
Timberwolves, G Wiggins inching closer to 5-year deal
Froome takes another step toward Tour de France crown
Women's WCHA launches crowdfunding campaign to improve league
Legion baseball: Heidebrink helps Worthington top Faribault
Amateur baseball: Worthington-Pipestone game tonight
Column: A judiciary transformed at blazing speed under Trump
World of Wine: Wine tasting is about new discoveries
Trump has made it a priority to dismantle Obama's legacy. He has little to show for it so far.
Lost Italian: Refreshing summer slushes to to help beat the heat
Letter: Copper mining plan must be defeated
Alan Dale Haberman
Beulah "Bea" Litka
Janit M. Rose
Looking Back: 2007 -- Luverne airport gets key federal funding
'Green.com' and 'megabyte blue:' Crayola's '90s tribute to the internet
Column: ‘Kids Went Here’ - That’s what you could say on bronze plaque
Looking Back: 1992 -- Disaster aid sought after strong area storms
Another use for summer's sweet cherries: In a simple grain salad
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Doeden 85th birthday
Birth: July 18, 2017
Becker 60th anniversary
Henning 50th anniversary
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Notice of Public Hearing
April 25, 2016
ISU Extension offers regional summer iCamps
PRIMGHAR, Iowa — Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach reminds parents to register their children for the upcoming summer youth iCamps. The summer iCamps are scheduled across northwest Iowa (O’Brien, Osceola, Sioux, Lyon and Clay counties) and are open to all youth....
April 25, 2016 - 8:33pm
April 10, 2016
WMS students win regional spelling bee
WORTHINGTON — There’s nothing like a win for the home team, and a spelling bee victory is no exception. Worthington Middle School, hosting...
April 10, 2016 - 9:05pm
April 7, 2015
Dayton taps Lewis & Clark for full funding
WORTHINGTON — Gov. Mark Dayton’s proposed bonding bill announced Tuesday includes the entire $48 million needed to fund the last leg of the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System expansion to Worthington. While it is only a proposal — and is sure to generate much discussion...
April 7, 2015 - 9:51pm
February 22, 2015
Brodin new technical director at Memorial Auditorium
WORTHINGTON — Mark Brodin has been contracted to serve as the new technical director for Memorial Auditorium Performing Arts Center. Brodin is a regional Emmy award-winning documentary video producer and technical audio video services provider who found his niche in live theater....
February 22, 2015 - 7:59pm
December 29, 2014
State releases funding to the Northwest Iowa Regional Housing Trust Fund
SIBLEY, Iowa — The Northwest Iowa Regional Housing Trust Fund, Inc. (NWIRHTF) announces the release of $339,392 from the State Housing Trust Fund for fiscal year 2015. The money was released from the Iowa Finance Authority who administers the State Housing Trust Fund. This financial...
December 29, 2014 - 9:09pm
May 23, 2014
Area residents earn degrees from SMSU
MARSHALL — Southwest Minnesota State University hosted its 46th annual commencement ceremony May 10. More than 620 graduate and undergraduate students were candidates for master’s, bachelor’s and associate’s degrees, with approximately 415 of those candidates participating...
May 23, 2014 - 9:25pm
Students achieve success at regional science fair
WORTHINGTON — Students from Prairie Elementary recently represented the Worthington School District 518 at the Regional Science Fair at Mankato State University. Ribbons were awarded to each student, with purple ribbons the highest award, followed by blue, red and green. Trayton...
May 23, 2014 - 9:24pm
April 3, 2014
Regional transit system updates routes
WORTHINGTON — It wasn’t the best winter to launch a four-county public transportation pilot program, but recent changes to the Buffalo Ridge Regional Transit (BRRT) system are hoped to increase interest in ridership. BRRT buses hit the road in December in Nobles, Rock, Murray...
April 3, 2014 - 9:15pm
February 10, 2014
Dudley wins 2AA Triple 'A' award
WORTHINGTON — Will Dudley, Worthington, is the male recipient of the Region 2AA Triple “A” award, recognizing seniors involved in academics, arts and athletics. Dudley is the fourth Region 2AA winner from Worthington. Previous winners include Chad Vaske (2006), Quentin Dudley...
February 10, 2014 - 10:59pm
August 28, 2012
Partners break ground on regional retention pond
WORTHINGTON -- A ceremonial tossing of dirt Tuesday morning marked the start of construction on a regional water retention pond on the south...
August 28, 2012 - 9:24pm
August 5, 2012
4-H Regional Dog Show today
WORTHINGTON - Nobles County 4-H'ers will be among those competing today in the 4-H Regional Dog Show at the Nobles County Fairgrounds in Worthington. Events get under way with the dog agility contest this morning on the grassy area west of the Worthington Ice Arena. Events will move...
August 5, 2012 - 9:05pm
December 27, 2011
Regional counties earn SHIP funding
JACKSON -- Jackson and Cottonwood are two of six southwest Minnesota counties to benefit from the second round of Statewide Health Improvement Program (SHIP) grants awarded by the Minnesota Department of Health earlier this month. Spearheaded in 2008, SHIP is part of Minnesota's...
December 27, 2011 - 9:16pm
November 6, 2011
Holiday Studio Tour showcases regional artists
LUVERNE -- In its fourth year, the Holiday Studio Tour in Luverne continues to get bigger and better. This year, 16 regional artists and six...
November 6, 2011 - 7:49pm
October 4, 2011
11 regional districts miss AYP
WORTHINGTON -- Eleven southwest Minnesota school districts failed to make Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) this year, according to results released Friday by the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE). These 11 districts joined 329 school districts statewide that failed to make AYP,...
October 4, 2011 - 9:00pm
Regional drug court proposal awarded $350,000
WORTHINGTON -- The 15-county Fifth Judicial District in southwest Minnesota has been awarded a $350,000 grant over the course of the next three years to establish a drug court in Nobles, Rock, Cottonwood, Pipestone and Murray counties.
October 4, 2011 - 8:55pm