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Three Minnesota West students make All-Minnesota Academic Team
Name ideas sought for District 518 facility
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., ranks first in a study on bipartisan legislation
WHS prom set for Saturday
MPCA completes first quarter enforcement cases
Track and field: Trojans gain several firsts at St. James
The Drill: Luverne trackster Jadyn Anderson maintains optimism
Tuesday roundup: R-T-R dumps Adrian; Luverne moves to 4-0
Boys tennis: Trojans laser sharp against BEA
HL-O, Fulda pairing increasing opportunities
Worthington retailers jump into internet sales tax debate
Big farm insolvency plays out in state court
Lange’s Cafe ends 24-hour service after 62 years
Bingham Lake family business up for sale after 89 years
Record cold, snowstorms delay SD planting season
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1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
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February 19, 2013
Fourteen District 518 staff to retire
WORTHINGTON -- Fourteen longtime District 518 instructors will take advantage of the retirement incentive the school board approved last month, it was announced at Tuesday night's routine monthly board meeting. Those with signed agreements to retire at the end of the 2012-13 academic...
February 19, 2013 - 10:53pm
February 7, 2013
District still offers open enrollment
WORTHINGTON -- Open enrollment is ongoing at Worthington Independent School District 518. According to District 518 Superintendent John Landgaard, a rumor has been circulating that the school district is not accepting open enrollments, and that is not the case. "We just want to...
February 7, 2013 - 9:44pm
Pipestone Schools to try independent learning
PIPESTONE -- After years of sticking to the traditional classroom model, Pipestone Area Schools is trying something new. Next year they will launch a pilot program allowing students in second through fourth grades to work more independently and move through the three grades at their...
February 7, 2013 - 9:10pm
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