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Worthington watering ban lifted
Impalas in their natural environment
Globe University misled students about job prospects, lawsuit says
Ventura case goes to jury
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Pitching horseshoes and ideas
Blast From the Past: In '64, WHS stole the diamond
14U soccer: Worthington advances to state title match
USA Wrestling: Keegan Moore wins Greco-Roman national title
Amateur baseball: Region 13C playoffs begin Wednesday
Doug Wolter: Arrivederci, America: Sam Fellows to play hockey in Italy
Column: Elizabeth Warren for president?
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Column: The hand that rocks the ballot box
Column: Don't let big oil bully biofuels
Letter: Time to rethink time
On the Bourbon Trail: Jeep trip takes couple to back roads of Kentucky
Looking Back: 1939 - Large bowling alley planned in Worthington
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Column: This little light of mine
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Wietzema 50th anniversary
Greve 50th anniversary
Glaser 50th anniversary
White 80th birthday
Junger 80th birthday
Union Pacific Railroad Public Notice
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Ordinance No. 1082 - Ordinance to Amend Title XV, Chapter 153, Section 153.02
July 16, 2014
Good eats, sweet treats
SIBLEY, Iowa — Under sunny skies and cool breezes, children were busy putting golf balls through a mini-golf course as 4-H’ers paraded around with friendly canines in preparation for an afternoon dog show Wednesday during the first day of the Osceola County Fair in Sibley. Meanwhile,...
July 16, 2014 - 8:25pm
July 15, 2014
Story time with Levi
WORTHINGTON — What began as a local child’s quest to bring reading enjoyment to less fortunate children has blossomed into an incredible outpouring of support from people across Nobles County. Ten-year-old Levi Kuhl of Worthington decided earlier this summer to share some of...
July 15, 2014 - 8:06pm
July 1, 2014
Minnesota federal flood aid likely, but homeowners in question
ST. PAUL — Local governments across Minnesota and state agencies should receive federal aid to recover from widespread flooding last month, but it is not so clear where homeowners stand. Commissioner Mary Tingerthal of the Minnesota Housing Finance Authority said Tuesday that...
July 1, 2014 - 9:02pm
FEMA begins to tally flooding damage
LUVERNE — Officials with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and Minnesota’s office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management were in Rock, Nobles and Jackson counties on Tuesday to conduct preliminary damage assessments for a region of the state damaged by flood waters...
July 1, 2014 - 8:56pm
April 21, 2014
District 518 receives Safe Routes to School grant
WORTHINGTON — The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) announced last week the recipients of $4.8 million in federal grants for Safe Routes to School (SRTS). The grants will support SRTS at 138 schools in 50 communities — Worthington being one of them. “These projects...
April 21, 2014 - 8:45pm
April 20, 2014
By succeeding with dyslexia, principal shows kids they can, too
WILLMAR — Todd Goggleye is proud of the story of a little girl who encouraged a classmate by saying, “Remember, you can be anything you want, just like Mr. Goggleye.” The special education students at Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar were some of the first to know that...
April 20, 2014 - 8:57pm
ADFA hosts magic show for the second time
WORTHINGTON — It could be said that the efforts of All Day FORE Africa (ADFA) are making magic in Rwanda. On Wednesday, it will be bring a little magic — and comedy — to Worthington. Matt Dunn, a Minneapolis magician, will perform a blend of magic and comedy at 7 p.m. Wednesday...
April 20, 2014 - 8:52pm
April 14, 2014
Support for county housing initiative grows
WORTHINGTON — The Nobles Home Initiative continues to pick up support as the program to offer 100 percent tax abatement on new home construction is taken on the road to outlying communities in the county. On Friday night, the Round Lake City Council became the latest to support...
April 14, 2014 - 9:48pm
April 1, 2014
Bonding bill ‘inadequate,' author says
ST. PAUL — A nearly $1 billion proposal to fund state construction projects, ranging from trails to transit, launched Tuesday with its author calling it “inadequate” and a Republican who usually supports public works projects saying he could not vote for it. It was an unusual...
April 1, 2014 - 9:29pm
March 24, 2014
Council gives FOTA grant, loan
WORTHINGTON — Judie Wendt-Johnson said the Friends of the Auditorium is in a financial bind. “Over the last 17 years, I have been involved with the Friends of the Auditorium. I’ve witnessed a lot of wonderful things we have done for the auditorium and I want to continue that...
March 24, 2014 - 10:41pm
March 18, 2014
State to turn back former MN 60 stretch south of Worthington
WORTHINGTON — With the Minnesota 60 four-lane expansion project around the city of Worthington virtually complete, the Minnesota Department of Transportation is now interested in turning back more than half a mile of the old highway on the city’s south side to Nobles County. Stephen...
March 18, 2014 - 9:44pm
March 13, 2014
House OKs plugging school lunch funding hole
ST. PAUL — Minnesota students would be guaranteed school lunches if senators agree with a House vote. By 130-0, representatives Thursday approved pumping $3.5 million into the school lunch program. The action came after a February report showed some school districts refused to...
March 13, 2014 - 8:42pm
March 12, 2014
March campaign for local food pantries under way
WORTHINGTON — March is Minnesota Food Share Month — a time when food pantries across the state ramp up efforts to collect both food and monetary donations to access matching contributions from Second Harvest Heartland and philanthropist Alan Shawn Feinstein. Locally, the Manna...
March 12, 2014 - 8:46pm
Council supports Home Initiative
WORTHINGTON — With little discussion, the city council on Wednesday offered its support to the Nobles Home Initiative. Wednesday’s council meeting was a continuation of Monday’s regular meeting. However, with two council members absent Monday, there was no quorum. Therefore,...
March 12, 2014 - 8:42pm
February 26, 2014
Letter: Energy assistance bill was worthy of support
On the first day of the 2014 Legislative Session, the Minnesota House approved legislation that helps address the propane supply shortage that is occurring throughout the state. Lawmakers agreed to appropriate $20 million to the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LI-HEAP)...
opinion / letters
February 26, 2014 - 10:00pm