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2012: Kusz appointed Nobles County Attorney
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Meester 60th Anniversary
Birth: Feb. 18, 2017
Coyer 100th birthday
Data: Feb. 25, 2017
Regular School Board Meeting January Minutes
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February 6, 2013
End of an era for RL-B
ROUND LAKE -- After years of declining enrollment and subsequent financial difficulties, the Round Lake-Brewster School District has begun the consolidation process and is in the preliminary planning stages of closing the Round Lake high school and establishing secondary tuition agreements...
February 6, 2013 - 9:16pm
January 26, 2013
Column: Digital field trips excite district students, staff
WORTHINGTON -- Imagine a classroom field trip in which the teacher does not have to find volunteers to assist with students and busses that will...
January 26, 2013 - 12:00am
January 23, 2013
As others see it: Move school elections to general election day
All of the recent local discussion about whether to include the seat of appointed school board member John Meyers in a special Western Iowa Tech Community College election next month got us thinking about a subject we have discussed in this space before. No useful purpose is served...
January 23, 2013 - 12:00am
December 19, 2012
Threats cause lockdown at Red Wing schools
RED WING - All Red Wing schools are on lockdown today after a student reported receiving a threatening call that alluded to a shooting at the school. According to the Red Wing Police Department, a senior at Tower View Alternative Learning Center received a call Tuesday night from...
December 19, 2012 - 11:25am
December 18, 2012
School referendum effort defeated in Mountain Lake
MOUNTAIN LAKE -- Voters in the Mountain Lake school district answered a resounding "no" to a pair of referendum questions Monday night. The first question, a requisition for a building bond not to exceed $29,020,000, received 921 no votes compared to 230 yes votes.
December 18, 2012 - 10:16pm
December 14, 2012
Column: 'Tis the season to remember the reason
WORTHINGTON -- "Deck the halls with boughs of holly..." Since the day after Thanksgiving, my family and I have noticed how quickly lights went up on homes and businesses in many communities. It seemed as though the minute Thanksgiving was officially over, at least according to the...
December 14, 2012 - 12:00am
September 28, 2012
The Hunger Games
WORTHINGTON -- Implementation of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 has left some area students begging for more, despite the federal...
September 28, 2012 - 7:44pm
August 23, 2012
An end for young beginners
WORTHINGTON -- A 41-year-old Worthington education institution will not survive to age 42. The Worthington Montessori School (WMS), which served about 650 children ages 33 months to 6 years over the past four decades, will not open the doors this fall to its colorful and creative...
August 23, 2012 - 9:52pm
August 21, 2012
Worthington Middle School students walk towards their buses after the first day of class Tuesday. The Worthington High School also had their...
August 21, 2012 - 10:36pm
School district votes on retention pond
WORTHINGTON -- The regional storm water retention pond project being built on the Worthington campus of Minnesota West Community and Technical College got a $10,000 boost from Independent School District 518 Tuesday night. The Worthington school district's board voted 4-0 -- member...
August 21, 2012 - 10:34pm
August 15, 2012
Council, school candidates set
WORTHINGTON -- The filing period for candidates seeking election to the Worthington City Council and District 518 school board concluded Tuesday, and candidates for each open seat -- barring a coordinated write-in campaign -- will all run unopposed. Candidates for city council are...
August 15, 2012 - 8:55pm
July 23, 2012
School supplies distributed Aug. 2
WORTHINGTON -- Free backpacks and school supplies will be distributed to youths from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 2 at Westminster Presbyterian Church/Manna Food Pantry, 230 Clary St. The program is open to all Nobles County Youths in kindergarten through fourth grade.
July 23, 2012 - 8:55pm
July 17, 2012
School board conditionally approves field improvements
WORTHINGTON -- On the condition grass will be guaranteed if good watering practices are followed, the Independent School District 518 Board approved a reconstruction project for the school's baseball field, which would include an irrigation system and seeding. Worthington High School...
July 17, 2012 - 10:21pm
June 19, 2012
New life breathed into Fulda pool
FULDA -- The Aquasize group in Fulda hasn't been able to meet since January, but most of the members are getting quite the workout these days...
June 19, 2012 - 8:16pm
May 23, 2012
A proud graduate
BREWSTER -- In the fall of 1933, Ray Wolff was working behind five horses in the field while his friends drove past, tooting their car horns...
May 23, 2012 - 9:21pm