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Contest celebrates V&M Locker for making best hot dogs in Minnesota
Region celebrating Independence Day with fireworks and more
George marking Freedom Days this weekend
Currie to celebrate Fourth Saturday through Monday
Caller tries to scam county attorney
Legion baseball: Emotions are high as Post 5 sweeps Madison
Auto racing: Speedway racing gaining ground in Worthington
Scott Rall: For the love of a Lab
Legion baseball: Adrian's Loosbrock, Rogers sink Post 5
Minnesota West football: Linder to break in new players, and new coaches, too
Two years, $7 million, no smoking gun
City should see positive impact Journey building can have
Column: Have a happy Fourth, and give thanks
Column: Double trouble for Trump
Letter: Finally, a good decision from the DNR
Gail J. Smiens
Douglas Lester Roy Engler
Marilyn Jean Dahl
Religion briefs: June 30
Looking Back: 1996 -- Parade, demo derby and much more set for Worthington’s Fourth
Column: June 28, 1876 -- Circus in town, complaints ensue
How does your garden grow? Williams property one of four on upcoming tour
Looking Back: 1966 -- Construction aplenty taking place in Worthington
Out and About
Puhl 80th birthday
Isder 85th birthday
Alberts 97th birthday
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May 26, 2016
Shaping the future: Esther Ernst — Sibley-Ocheyedan’s ‘Grandma E’ — receives Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award
SIBLEY, Iowa — Some teachers call her a superstar, others call her a celebrity. Esther Ernst, widely known as “Grandma E,” humbly responds,...
May 26, 2016 - 9:12pm
May 22, 2016
Letters to remember: WHS teacher Stock has students write letters to themselves to read upon graduation
WORTHINGTON — It’s not often that a class assignment takes four years to be returned to a student, but that’s exactly what happened this...
May 22, 2016 - 8:55pm
May 15, 2016
‘Any little bit helps’: As state education bill nears completion, two things missing
ST. PAUL — Educators had high hopes this would be the year the Minnesota Legislature would begin to address what many consider to be longstanding unfairness in the way public schools are funded. Yet, despite lawmakers having a $900 million budget surplus to work with, most education...
May 15, 2016 - 9:10pm
May 12, 2016
Prairie teacher honored again: Kremer recognized by VFW as Minnesota K-5 Teacher of the Year
WORTHINGTON — Prairie Elementary School kindergarten teacher Roxanne Kremer will be recognized in June as the Minnesota K-5 Teacher of the...
May 12, 2016 - 9:13pm
WHS honors academic achievers
WORTHINGTON — Worthington High School’s 27th annual Academic Awards Ceremony took place Wednesday afternoon in the school’s gymnasium,...
May 12, 2016 - 9:09pm
May 8, 2016
Dollars for Scholars gives back: Larson to retire after 24 years
WORTHINGTON — When the Worthington Dollars for Scholars chapter presents its annual awards to 25 deserving Worthington High School (WHS) seniors...
May 8, 2016 - 9:11pm
May 4, 2016
New free digital library for residents
WORTHINGTON — Worthington Independent School District 518 Community Education has launched a digital library for residents. The Worthington myON library contains thousands of books generally for children from age 3 to eighth grade. Residents can access the library, which was started...
May 4, 2016 - 8:34pm
May 3, 2016
They’re gonna put on a show: WMS choristers to perform Thursday, Friday
WORTHINGTON — With more than 270 sixth- through eighth-graders in her three Worthington Middle School (WMS) choirs, general music instructor...
May 3, 2016 - 9:31pm
May 2, 2016
S-O students rise to a Kidwind challenge, prepare for national competition
SIBLEY, Iowa — Students from Sibley-Ocheyedan Middle School and their teacher, Dave Johnson, will board a plane later this month bound for...
May 2, 2016 - 8:37pm
May 1, 2016
Their day in court: Third-graders tour Prairie Justice Center, put Grinch on trial
WORTHINGTON — Third-grade students from Prairie Elementary were treated to a tour of the Prairie Justice Center this past Tuesday and Thursday....
May 1, 2016 - 8:02pm
April 28, 2016
Students place in CDE contests
WORTHINGTON — Several southwest Minnesota FFA chapters will be sending students to the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Ind., this fall to compete in Career Development Event contests after earning first place at the Minnesota FFA Convention earlier this week in St. Paul....
April 28, 2016 - 7:40pm
April 11, 2016
Pop tab contest winner announced
WORTHINGTON — A West Academy class won first place in the Pop Tab Pandemonium Contest for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of South Dakota in Sioux Falls. The final weight of their eight-month collection was 589 pounds of pop tabs. The class also broke the record for the heaviest...
April 11, 2016 - 10:42pm
April 10, 2016
WMS students win regional spelling bee
WORTHINGTON — There’s nothing like a win for the home team, and a spelling bee victory is no exception. Worthington Middle School, hosting...
April 10, 2016 - 9:05pm
April 5, 2016
Minnesota West: President Gaalswyk talks college expansion, emphasizes long-term local opportunities
WORTHINGTON — It was one year ago that Terry Gaalswyk, president of Minnesota West Community and Technical College, began interviewing and...
April 5, 2016 - 4:52pm
March 30, 2016
Educators skeptical about ESSA
WORTHINGTON — Dozens of southwest Minnesota school administrators attended a meeting with two of United States Sen. Al Franken’s advisers Wednesday afternoon to discuss a new federal law and district issues in rural Minnesota. The meeting at the Biotechnology Advancement Center...
March 30, 2016 - 9:55pm