Skip to main content
WHS Marching Trojans claim Tri-State Band Festival Parade Sweepstakes, People’s Choice
1 dead, 1 hospitalized after shooting on St. Paul's East Side
Sanford Worthington recognized for flu protection efforts
A Q&A with new Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Anne McKeig
SMAC grants enable regional arts efforts
Girls soccer: Trojans fall to Willmar in the rain
College football: Slow start comes back to bite Bluejays
Prep volleyball: Worthington goes 2-5 at St. James Tournament
Prep football: E-E's precision on display in Fulda
Cross country: Fairmont wins Class 2A title at Milaca
Column: Republicans' kangaroo court
Column: A Republican worth voting for
Column: District 518 offers PASS classes to connect with, inform families
Column: Cut out this column if you like cutting the grass
Column: Vote for Trump helps undo climate change progress
Patricia Marie Adelmann (Janssen)
Douglas R. Geertsema
Norma J. Janssen
Bosmas add barn quilt to their northwest Iowa property
Column: Shaking Up the Sanctuary
Looking Back: 1991 -- Perkins family receives conservation honor
Column: Robert Kennedy’s visit to city brought unprecedented excitement
School of Prayer event is Oct. 7-8
Out and About
Bakker 50th anniversary
De Berg 80th birthday
Gerber 95th birthday
Data: Sept. 26, 2016
Data: Sept. 24, 2016
Notice of Public Hearing
School Board Minutes for August
Data: Sept. 23, 2016
July 6, 2016
Paul Bang is HL-O's new superintendent
OKABENA -- Growing up during the 1970s in the sprawling western Minneapolis suburb of Edina, Paul Bang had never really heard of the small western...
July 6, 2016 - 8:41am
February 15, 2016
23 dead: Missiles hit three hospitals, school in Syrian towns
AMMAN — At least 23 civilians were killed when missiles hit three hospitals and a school in rebel-held Syrian towns Monday, residents said,...
February 15, 2016 - 2:17pm
December 9, 2015
Minnesota allows teachers ‘reasonable force’ to stop violence
ST. PAUL — Minnesota schools have detailed policies for how students should behave and what happens when they act out, but they are less clear about how educators should intervene when violence erupts. State law allows school staff to use “reasonable force” to prevent “bodily...
December 9, 2015 - 9:16pm
December 1, 2015
Many northeast Nigeria schools reopen despite fear of Boko Haram attacks
DAKAR — Hundreds of schools in northeast Nigeria have reopened for the first time in a year and a half, though many teachers and pupils are...
December 1, 2015 - 3:19pm
October 14, 2015
Run. Hide. Fight.
WORTHINGTON — Teachers at Prairie Elementary were the ones receiving an education Wednesday afternoon. Worthington Police Sgt. Brett Wiltrout...
October 14, 2015 - 9:15pm
August 27, 2015
Letter: Work continuing on research of old schools
By Rural Schools Heritage Preservation Committee -- Sandy Wood, Paul Hoffman, Roger Zarn, Pat Demuth, Jerry Fiola On behalf of the Nobles County Historical Society, we would like to express appreciation for the people who stopped by our Nobles County Fair booth to assist us with...
August 27, 2015 - 2:54pm
April 7, 2015
Public, private schools flourish in Edgerton
EDGERTON — Differences may tear some communities apart, but in Edgerton they bring them together. In a town of less than 1,200 people, the...
April 7, 2015 - 9:17pm
January 14, 2015
Flu, norovirus, Ebola, oh my!
ST. PAUL — Flu and norovirus cases increased last year just as the Ebola scare eased in Minnesota, creating one of the busiest infectious disease...
January 14, 2015 - 8:52pm
December 4, 2014
League board approves allowing transgender students in sports
BROOKLYN CENTER — The Minnesota State High School League’s board of directors passed a procedure Thursday for transgender students to participate in school sports. In a board room stuffed beyond capacity at league headquarters in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota became the 33rd state...
December 4, 2014 - 8:44pm
November 20, 2014
Warming hearts, filling bellies
SIBLEY, Iowa — The Sibley-Ocheyedan school district has begun a new backpack program, “Care E. Out,” to help students who may not have their nutritional needs met at home. The plan, launched earlier this month, provides students in need with a bag of both perishable and...
November 20, 2014 - 8:38pm
September 15, 2014
Community forums hosted at WHS
WORTHINGTON — Worthington District 518 school board candidates met with voters Monday evening to answer questions during a Worthington Area...
September 15, 2014 - 9:41pm
August 27, 2014
Minnesota West’s next step
WORTHINGTON — As students returned to Minnesota West’s Worthington campus this week, a new face greeted many. Interim President Barbara McDonald was appointed in March to oversee the school’s campuses and learning centers around the region. The mother of four looks forward...
August 27, 2014 - 8:23pm
July 8, 2014
$200,000 additional funding to District 518
WORTHINGTON — Thanks to $54 million in new education funding enacted by the Minnesota Legislature and Gov. Mark Dayton during the 2014 legislative session, Worthington District 518 schools will receive an additional $209,673 in new funding this school year. The new funding is...
July 8, 2014 - 9:54pm
June 25, 2014
New MN budget helps rural schools
ST. PAUL — A revised two-year Minnesota state budget that starts Tuesday is good news, rural education advocates say. Rich suburban school districts have done well at raising residents’ taxes to improve their budgets, and the state has done a good job of boosting urban districts’...
June 25, 2014 - 7:59pm
April 6, 2014
MN Charter school oversight still a work in progress
ST. PAUL — Larry McKenzie started his first job overseeing charter schools with a sense of urgency about the achievement gap, “a global crisis.” A...
April 6, 2014 - 8:29pm