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W-WG students giving back to their community: Fifty-two youths participate in Earth YES program
Southwest Minnesota man arrested in 25-year-old homicide
Group asking Worthington residents how they would reconstruct Oxford Street
Worthington man faces drug charges
Mark Dayton’s health care comment reverberates in races
Prep football: E/E falls in battle of the unbeatens
Prep football roundup: Vis scores 5 TDs as H-BC moves to 6-2
High school football: After slow start, Trojans run past New Ulm
College volleyball: West drops match to Anoka-Ramsey
Prep volleyball: Worthington No. 3 seed
Letter: With referendum, let's focus on the facts
Column: Enrollment changes at Prairie have major impact
Column: How Trump could still win
Letter: Consider volunteering through A.C.E. of Southwest Minnesota
Letter: Walz is a staunch advocate for veterans
Pamela M. Kotek
James Alexander Sr.
Hubert "Red" Rodrigue
Carolyn J. Kruger
Disheveled Theologian: A porcine parable
Looking Back: Historic blizzard took place 136 years ago
Thile makes ‘Prairie Home Companion’ his own
When the temps get chilly, warm up with a bowl of easy ‘dump soup’
Easy-to-make Italian stuffed peppers will leave you stuffed
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Hogan 90th birthday
Henning 60th anniversary
Lonneman 80th birthday
Notice of informal probate of James Arnt
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Notice of Special Election Independent School District No. 518S
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