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Journey to Worthington: Second Sudanese Civil War survivor finds home in southwest Minnesota
Learning to lead: Blandin fosters growth
To Bahrain and back
Growth is good: 2014 saw new businesses, added population in Worthington
Building community — one taco at a time
College softball: Minnesota West swept in home opener
Prep track and field: Worthington opens indoors on Tuesday
Prep baseball: Jackson County Central, Luverne open with wins
Prep softball: Edgerton/Southwest Minnesota Christian off to hot start
Prep baseball: New focus for Trojans this spring
Column: A leap of faith -- into thin air
Letter: New GOP transportation proposal deserves support
Letter: An answer to a question about global warming
Column: A checkup for Obamacare
Column: Communications committee creating important partnerships
Dorothy Emilea Akerson
Barbara Lois Wade
William "Bill" J. Nath
Greetings from sunny Florida
Column: Time for recess, preferably on the school playground
Out & About: March 27-April 5
Looking Back: 1990 - Emary is Worthington's teacher of the year
Column: A little bit of the history of Dorman
Out and About
Krull 90th birthday
Graff 40th anniversary
Teerink 65th anniversary
Kazemba 80th birthday
Rueter 90th birthday
Data: March 30, 2015
Data: March 28, 2015
Ordinance No. 1083
Notice of Public Hearing on Tax Abatement Request
Notice of Public Hearing for April 7, 2015
February 11, 2015
Cloverbuds give back
WORTHINGTON — Two dozen Cloverbud 4-H members, their parents and some 4-H youth leaders combined to make 20 tie blankets Tuesday night for cancer patients getting treatment at the Sanford Oncology Center in Worthington. The blankets were among 45 total made by 4-H’ers over...
February 11, 2015 - 9:12pm
February 5, 2015
Art students prove they ‘can’ make a difference
SIBLEY, Iowa — Before winter break, students in Sibley-Ocheyedan High School’s National Art Honor Society took on a challenge to turn cans into art. The project solicited a number of donations from the area to make the dream a reality. Now the fruits of their labor have been...
February 5, 2015 - 7:17pm
February 4, 2015
Immunization in MN schools
ST. PAUL — Most Minnesota students go to schools with very high vaccination rates, but a few small districts have clusters of unvaccinated children. Minnesota law requires students to be vaccinated but allows parents to opt out of the requirement for medical or philosophical...
February 4, 2015 - 9:21pm
BPA team wins big at regionals
WORTHINGTON — Members of the WHS Business Professionals of America (BPA) club excelled at the regional competition Jan. 30 in Granite Falls. BPA is the leading career and technical student organization for students pursuing careers in business management, office administration,...
February 4, 2015 - 9:16pm
Need an intern?
WORTHINGTON — In 2013, Gov. Mark Dayton signed the Greater Minnesota Internship Tax Credit into law. The credit allows businesses to receive an up to $2,000 tax credit for hiring college interns and is designed to offset the interns’ wages. Minnesota West students are beginning...
February 4, 2015 - 9:13pm
February 3, 2015
Pre-Labor Day school start praised, criticized
ST. PAUL — Proposals to allow schools to start classes before Labor Day, a frequent legislative debate topic, would hurt the state’s economy, a Brainerd-area resort owner testified Tuesday. At the same time, Tom Kavanaugh of Kavanaugh’s Sylvan Lake Resort said: “There is...
February 3, 2015 - 7:53pm
Advance ticket sales for WHS show begin Monday
WORTHINGTON — Advance ticket sales for the upcoming Worthington High School production of Cole Porter’s musical comedy “Anything Goes!” begin Monday. Tickets will be sold through the Memorial Auditorium Performing Arts Center’s box office, which is open weekdays from 9...
February 3, 2015 - 7:39pm
February 1, 2015
Klaassen elected to ISCA board
SIBLEY, Iowa — Laurel Klaassen, school counselor at Sibley-Ocheyedan Elementary and Middle School, was elected by her peers to serve a four-year term on the Iowa School Counselors Association (ISCA) board. Her term began in July of last year as the ISCA President Elect-Elect. Klaassen...
February 1, 2015 - 9:35pm
January 29, 2015
WHS forensics season underway
WORTHINGTON — Creative, dramatic, serious, humorous, original and informative. Those adjectives might very well describe the Worthington High School (WHS) students who participate in speech each year, but they also happen to be indicative of the competition categories in which...
January 29, 2015 - 10:13pm
January 28, 2015
Blue in the School
WORTHINGTON — Students at Prairie Elementary, Worthington Middle School and Worthington High School will start to see a lot more blue as officers of the Worthington Police Department take part in the Blue in the School program. The program, initiated by Worthington Police Chief...
January 28, 2015 - 8:16pm
January 26, 2015
Need for Speed
SIBLEY, Iowa — Approximately 35 students gathered Saturday morning in the halls of Sibley-Ocheyedan High School to demonstrate their “Need for Speed” during the 22nd STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) academy. Teachers from the S-O district, parents...
January 26, 2015 - 8:05pm
January 21, 2015
Bringing mental health first aid to Minnesota
PIPESTONE — The National Council of Behavioral Health says that it is more likely to come in contact with someone having an emotional difficulty than someone having a heart attack or choking on a piece of food in a restaurant. However, when people typically think about first...
January 21, 2015 - 8:39pm
January 19, 2015
New ag teacher on the horizon at S-O
SIBLEY, Iowa — Following a request from the Sibley-Ocheyedan FFA officers at December’s meeting, the Sibley-Ocheyedan school board considered the addition of a second teacher to the high school’s agricultural education department Monday night. After two hours of discussion,...
January 19, 2015 - 10:12pm
Youth in Harmony set for Saturday
WINDOM — The Windom Chordhustler Chorus is sponsoring its 11th annual Youth In Harmony Festival Saturday at the Business, Arts and Recreation Center in Windom. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., and at 9 a.m. the students will begin working on music with the clinicians. Medallion,...
January 19, 2015 - 9:58pm
From books to boards
ST. PAUL — A dozen fifth-grade boys with skinny legs sticking out of voluminous shorts dribbled basketballs, squeaking their sneakers up and down the tiled floor at Webster Elementary School in North St. Paul. Before these boys hit the court for practice, they hit the books:...
January 19, 2015 - 9:54pm