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New bike lane pedals into focus
All in the family: Staff members' offspring walk Minnesota West's halls
King Turkey Day 5K event nears
New sewer work begins Tuesday
WHS coronation is 2 p.m. Tuesday
Prep football: Jays fly by Worthington
Prep football: Edgerton/Ellsworth gets it done against MLA
Prep volleyball: Windom Area hands Worthington second loss
Prep football: JCC reclaims Oaken Bucket
Prep football: Adrian runs over Canby
Column: What line to draw on beheadings?
Column: Teamwork prized at Prairie Elementary
Column: Give me a home where the scapegoats roam
As others see it: Don't force taxpayers to subsidize campaigns
Letter: WCC manager, others did great job with wedding
Karen C. Loosbrock
Vera Eunice Hvistendahl
Daniel Lee Sagmoe
Gerald Dale Flatebo
Jon Bredal (formerly John Pederson)
Framing history: Upcoming exhibit focuses on area photographers
Column: Brewster is still looking great after all these years
Religion briefs: Aug. 28
Looking Back: 1964 - English becomes part of mass at Worthington's St. Mary's
Column: Listen up, kids (especially if you're hungry)
Out and About
Kraft 80th birthday
Birth: Aug. 30, 2014
Dykstra 50th anniversary
Demuth 65th anniversary
Data: Aug. 30, 2014
Data: Aug. 28, 2014
Notice to the Public by FEMA
Data: Aug. 27, 2014
Data: Aug. 26, 2014
August 25, 2014
Expect delays, detours for highway projects
LAKEFIELD — The detour for Minnesota 86 over Interstate 90 will be removed Friday, Aug. 29, as crews completed bridge repairs. In mid-September, the resurfacing of Minnesota 86 from the Iowa state line to Interstate 90 will begin. No detour is required, but motorists can expect...
August 25, 2014 - 8:47pm
April 14, 2014
Letter: Seeking a little help for the highway
Quick! Get out the tar barrels! Highway 59 between Fulda and Slayton is starting to dissolve. Earl K. Halverson Fulda
opinion / letters
April 14, 2014 - 7:46pm
November 22, 2013
Highway 86 reopens
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa — Highway 86 between Highway 9 and the Minnesota border reopened at 9 a.m. Thursday after seven months of construction. The $7.4 million project includes wider roads and improved visibility for drivers as several hills were lowered. The road was also realigned...
November 22, 2013 - 12:22am
October 15, 2013
Image: U.S. 59 re-opens
Traffic on U.S. 59 north of Worthington is shown Tuesday afternoon after the highway’s re-opening.
October 15, 2013 - 10:26pm
August 29, 2013
Construction work continues in Worthington
WORTHINGTON — Four street construction projects are currently in progress or are planned in the city, according to a Thursday press release from the city of Worthington’s Engineering Department. Pavement restoration work on Park Avenue between Oxford Street and West Clary Street...
August 29, 2013 - 9:54pm
Image: Park Avenue construction
Jay Larson of Larson Crane Service digs out the concrete edge while working on the Park Avenue construction project Wednesday afternoon in Worthington. (Brian Korthals/Daily Globe)
August 29, 2013 - 12:20am
August 27, 2013
Park Avenue road construction begins today
WORTHINGTON — Pavement restoration work on Park Avenue at six locations from West Oxford Street to near West Clary Street is scheduled to begin late today. Park Avenue will continue to be closed to through traffic. Access to Lakehill Drive and Park Avenue is only available from...
August 27, 2013 - 11:29pm
Tenth Street road work done
WORTHINGTON — The repavement of 10th Street in downtown Worthington was nearly completed as of early Tuesday afternoon. “They had a plant problem this morning,” Worthington Director of Engineering Dwayne Haffield said Tuesday morning. “But that’s running again and has...
August 27, 2013 - 11:27pm
April 24, 2012
Minnesota 60 work progressing
WORTHINGTON -- Everyone seems to know that Minnesota has two seasons --winter and road construction -- and it's going to be a particularly busy road construction season around Worthington this year as contractors continue work on the Minnesota 60 four-lane expansion project. More...
April 24, 2012 - 1:40pm
June 4, 2010
Brief: City to begin street projects
WORTHINGTON -- Milling and bituminous overlay work is scheduled to begin Monday on Turner Street, from Clary Street to Eleventh Avenue, and proceed to other streets, as follows: Ninth Avenue from Winifred Street to Eighth Avenue; E.
June 4, 2010 - 9:53pm
April 15, 2010
Letter: An update on scheduled road construction
With Minnesota's second season -- road construction -- nearly upon us, the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) will soon be making improvements to several area roads this summer and beyond. I've worked hard in the past to secure state funding for rural Minnesota roads...
opinion / letters
April 15, 2010 - 12:00am
March 31, 2010
As other see it: Orange cone season: Prepared, we'll make it
The Minnesota Department of Transportation's John Bray refuses to sugarcoat what's coming. "There will be significant traffic issues" related to the reconstruction and rehabilitation over the next two summers of Duluth's entire stretch of Interstate 35, Bray said in an interview...
opinion / editorials
March 31, 2010 - 12:00am
February 26, 2009
Federal money boosts state road program
ST. PAUL - Federal funds meant to spur the economy will help make this one of Minnesota's busiest road construction years. Federal economic stimulus money will provide $180 million for 60 Minnesota transportation projects outside the Twin Cities, Gov. Tim Pawlenty announced Wednesday....
February 26, 2009 - 11:14pm