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WHS seniors honored at academic banquet
Weber appointed to Conference Committee
Dayton tests the waters as issue
Motorcyclist who died in Highway 23 crash identified
Stamp Out Hunger food drive set for Saturday
Track and field: Trojan Relays set to begin again
Les Knutson: Remembering the 1965 Trojan Relays
Track and field: Trojans' Caleb Kill second at True Team
Track and field: HL-O's Schmid wins twice in Sleepy Eye
Prep baseball: Fine mound outings dot baseball landscape
Column: Time for Dems to smoke Hillary out
Letter: Dr. Oz criticism brings history lesson to mind
Letter: House tax plan would bring relief to middle class
Column: Our toxic status quo
Column: Wife of the party
Cleota Ann Platt
Sandra Arlene Widdel
Arnold Jay Renken
Religion briefs: May 7
Column: The gift of an ordinary day
Looking Back: 1965 - Lake Okabena dredging to focus on south side of grade
Fun times with Florian: Chmielewski celebrates 70 years of making music on his accordion
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May 6, 2015
WHS seniors honored at academic banquet
WORTHINGTON — Several seniors at Worthington High School were recognized during Wednesday’s Academic Award Banquet in the WHS gymnasium. The following were recognized as senior students of excellence: Ag: Nicholas Newman. Art: Karina Amezcua. Business: Carrie Lovan. Communications:...
7 hours 5 min ago
AP classes pave path to college
WORTHINGTON — Worthington High School (WHS) offers ample opportunities for students to get prepared for college by earning credits while in high school. In addition to the district’s Post Secondary Enrollment Option (PSEO) program that allows students to take college courses,...
7 hours 10 min ago
May 5, 2015
ALC students compete at state contest
WORTHINGTON — In a first for the Worthington Area Learning Center, three students won the opportunity to compete in the Minnesota Association of Alternative Programs (MAAP) STARS State Conference. Seniors Karissa Stern, Jessica Berg and Linda Rueda competed in both team and...
May 5, 2015 - 9:13pm
April 26, 2015
MCA testing glitches raise concerns
ST. PAUL — When Minnesota started the transition to universal online state tests, the move was supposed to make the annual academic proficiency exams easier on students and teachers. That hasn’t been the case so far. Years and multiple testing vendors later, taking the Minnesota...
April 26, 2015 - 8:14pm
April 23, 2015
Greater Visions offers look at race in Worthington
WORTHINGTON — “Greater Visions Worthington,” a video that is part of a larger series of short films created by Voices for Racial Justice with the intention of highlighting race and ethnic disparities in communities around the state, marked its premiere Tuesday night on the Worthington...
April 23, 2015 - 8:06pm
April 22, 2015
Learn more about Scout opportunities
WORTHINGTON — Cub Scout Pack 121 will have a Meet the Scouts event at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Latter-day Saints chapel, located at 1600 Knollwood Drive. All boys in kindergarten through fourth grade and their parents are invited to attend. There will be food, games, Scout program...
April 22, 2015 - 9:00pm
April 21, 2015
The only planet we've got
WORTHINGTON — With today’s celebration of Earth Day, children across the world will be almost certainly be taught and reminded about what they can do to keep their planet clean. Worthington’s kids will be no different. Thanks to the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce and...
April 21, 2015 - 10:23pm
April 19, 2015
WMS team runner-up to Windom at SW MN Spelling Bee
WORTHINGTON — Spot-on spellers from eight area schools faced off Saturday in Fulda at the 2015 Southwest Minnesota Spelling Bee. Qualifying fifth- and sixth-grade students worked their way, letter by letter, through challenging words such as “kiln,” “edification” and...
April 19, 2015 - 8:08pm
April 15, 2015
Now its your turn: Local educators practice safely biking and walking to school in order to show students
WORTHINGTON — Physical education teachers from southwest Minnesota received training Wednesday on teaching students safe walking and biking techniques. Teachers from Worthington, Jackson, Heron Lake-Okabena and Windom attended the Walk! Bike! Fun! curriculum at Prairie Elementary....
April 15, 2015 - 10:00pm
Dayton unsatisfied with education bills
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton sent a clear message to the Legislature about its plans to increase spending on public schools: Hundreds of millions of dollars more is not nearly enough. On Wednesday, Dayton criticized education spending plans in the House and Senate, particularly...
April 15, 2015 - 9:57pm
April 14, 2015
Locals qualify for state speech tournament
MARSHALL — High School speech contestants in Section 3A competed Saturday at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall. The top three finishers in each category advance to the State A Tournament this Friday at Lakeville North High School. Creative Expression: First, Madison...
April 14, 2015 - 8:33pm
April 12, 2015
Local Adopt a Highway volunteers help state environment and budget
WORTHINGTON — For twenty-five years, two Worthington groups have been cleaning ditches and saving the state of Minnesota millions of dollars. The Adopt a Highway Program kicked off in Minnesota in 1990 under Gov. Rudy Perpich. Here in District 7, the Worthington FFA and Ocheda...
April 12, 2015 - 8:00pm
April 9, 2015
Next on Alan Page’s docket: inspire young minorities
ST. PAUL — Amid national concern about racial disparities in the United States, Minnesota Supreme Court Justice and NFL hall of famer Alan Page is doing his part to address the issue. The mission of the Page Education Foundation, which Page and his wife, Diane, launched in 1988,...
April 9, 2015 - 8:53pm
Is your car seat safe?
WORTHINGTON — Two car seat safety events hosted by several Nobles County agencies will be in Adrian and Worthington next month. Caregivers of young children who are in car seats or booster seats are encouraged to attend the free Nobles County Car Seat Check Up. Ninety percent...
April 9, 2015 - 8:45pm
April 8, 2015
Students learn in labs at pre-Bio Conference event
WORTHINGTON — Katie Rogers and Josh Majerus worked together to solve a “Problem in the Pond” Wednesday morning and learned a little about science, too. Rogers and Majerus, both juniors at Worthington High School, were two of approximately 80 students participating in a pre-Worthington...
April 8, 2015 - 8:34pm