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Nobles County Board Summary of Minutes - November 19th, 2013
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Susan Carolyn (Burnham) Telander
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Leesa Jean Riordan
July 21, 2013
Storm finish second at 18U softball state tournament
MONTICELLO — The 18U Worthington Area Storm fastpitch softball team took second place at the Minnesota 18-under Girls Fastpitch Softball State Championships Saturday. The Storm knocked off Red Lake Falls 12-4 and Morris 8-4 before taking their first loss 9-1 against Badger Greenbush...
sports / prep
July 21, 2013 - 11:54pm
July 18, 2013
Sports Briefs: Storm sweep Martin County West
WELCOME — The Worthington 18U Storm fast pitch softball team swept a doubleheader against Martin County West to finish off the season before the start of the state tournament this weekend. Worthington won the first game 9-4 behind a strong pitching performance by Paige Kinley....
July 18, 2013 - 11:28pm
July 14, 2013
Sports Briefs: 35th Annual Fairmont Summer Run to take place at Fairmont HS
FAIRMONT -- Runners and walkers are invited to participate in the 35th Annual Fairmont Summer Run on Saturday, July 27. This year the race will take place at Fairmont High School at 900 Johnson Street. The 5 mile run begins at 8:30 a.m. with the two mile run/walk set to start...
July 14, 2013 - 11:20pm
June 30, 2013
Sports Briefs: Worthington 18U Storm take 2nd at Mankato Tournament
MANKATO -- The Worthington 18U Storm finished second at a tournament in Mankato, losing in the championship game to the Mankato Peppers 4-3 on Sunday. The tournament started Saturday, with the Storm falling to the Sioux Falls Flash, before defeating both Mahtomedi and Morcori 12-0...
sports / prep
June 30, 2013 - 11:13pm
June 21, 2013
Girls fast-pitch: Storm beat Mountain Lake twice
WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington 18U Storm defeated Mountain Lake 17-2 and 6-1 during a pair of fast-pitch softball games Friday. The Storm opened Game 1 with five runs in the bottom of the first to take a 5-0 lead. Mountain Lake scored a run of its own in the second, but Worthington...
June 21, 2013 - 11:17pm
May 8, 2013
Local issues find way into Senate
WORTHINGTON -- Sen. Bill Weber will help push for state aid to cities affected by the April ice storm. "The District 22 House members are pursuing that over there, and I am pursuing that in the Senate side," Weber said during a phone interview Wednesday morning. President Obama...
May 8, 2013 - 10:27pm
May 7, 2013
FEMA disaster reimbursement meeting is Tuesday
WORTHINGTON -- An applicant briefing for cities, townships, watershed districts, hospitals, power companies and qualifying nonprofit organizations will take place Tuesday to begin the process for requesting reimbursement funds from FEMA. The meeting will include all the entities...
May 7, 2013 - 10:26pm
Nobles County waives tree removal costs for small cities
WORTHINGTON -- Nobles County's small cities aided in the wake of the April ice storm will not be charged by Nobles County for the tree debris removal services it provided. Public Works Director Stephen Schnieder said county crews were asked to assist with clean-up efforts in eight...
May 7, 2013 - 9:28pm
May 5, 2013
Power system still needs work
WORTHINGTON -- It's been nearly a month since ice-coated power lines caused thousands of wooden poles to snap and transmission structures to tumble, yet a drive through the countryside shows the massive amount of restoration work yet to be done. Rick Burud, general manager of Nobles...
May 5, 2013 - 11:45pm
May 1, 2013
County parks remain closed
WORTHINGTON -- Nobles County Parks Superintendent Jerry Braun has announced that county parks, specifically Fury's Island and Maka-Oicu, will remain closed until further notice. There is a lot of tree debris remaining in the campground areas of the park, and Braun said it will take...
May 1, 2013 - 11:58pm
April 30, 2013
City council awards another storm cleanup bid
WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington City Council awarded a debris monitor bid to True North Emergency Management during an emergency meeting Tuesday night. The cost estimate depended on the amount of work that needs to be completed. If the work takes six weeks, the projection is the...
April 30, 2013 - 11:38pm
April 29, 2013
Grassley asks for disaster declaration
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley has asked the president to grant the request made by Iowa Gov.
April 29, 2013 - 11:42pm
U of M Tree workshop is Wednesday
WORTHINGTON -- University of Minnesota Extension will host a tree assessment workshop from 1:30 to 3 p.m., Wednesday, at the University of Minnesota Extension Regional Center, 1527 Prairie Dr., Worthington. Topics to be covered include assessing ice damaged trees, tree diseases and...
April 29, 2013 - 11:41pm
April 28, 2013
FEMA's ice storm damage estimate: $26.2 million
WORTHINGTON -- According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), more than $26 million worth of damage was done across southwest Minnesota during the April winter storm. In a letter to President Barack Obama, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Friday asked that a major disaster...
April 28, 2013 - 11:24pm
April 24, 2013
City awards cleanup bid
WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington City Council awarded bids for disaster response and recovery services as well as site management during a special meeting Wednesday morning. The council also set a final date of May 31 for all debris to be put to the boulevard. The disaster response...
April 24, 2013 - 9:35pm