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New bike lane pedals into focus
All in the family: Staff members' offspring walk Minnesota West's halls
King Turkey Day 5K event nears
New sewer work begins Tuesday
WHS coronation is 2 p.m. Tuesday
Prep football: Jays fly by Worthington
Prep football: Edgerton/Ellsworth gets it done against MLA
Prep volleyball: Windom Area hands Worthington second loss
Prep football: JCC reclaims Oaken Bucket
Prep football: Adrian runs over Canby
Column: What line to draw on beheadings?
Column: Teamwork prized at Prairie Elementary
Column: Give me a home where the scapegoats roam
As others see it: Don't force taxpayers to subsidize campaigns
Letter: WCC manager, others did great job with wedding
Karen C. Loosbrock
Vera Eunice Hvistendahl
Daniel Lee Sagmoe
Gerald Dale Flatebo
Jon Bredal (formerly John Pederson)
Framing history: Upcoming exhibit focuses on area photographers
Column: Brewster is still looking great after all these years
Religion briefs: Aug. 28
Looking Back: 1964 - English becomes part of mass at Worthington's St. Mary's
Column: Listen up, kids (especially if you're hungry)
Out and About
Kraft 80th birthday
Birth: Aug. 30, 2014
Dykstra 50th anniversary
Demuth 65th anniversary
Data: Aug. 30, 2014
Data: Aug. 28, 2014
Notice to the Public by FEMA
Data: Aug. 27, 2014
Data: Aug. 26, 2014
May 11, 2013
Kelly Marie Claussen and Andrew Dale Hesemann were married Feb. 23 at The Grand, Stillwater, with Luke Kaiser officiating. Parents of the couple are Rick and Sue Claussen, Watertown, and Dale and Mary Hesemann, Lakefield. Matron of honor was Christine Hamann. Maid of honor was...
celebrations / weddings
May 11, 2013 - 12:00am
September 13, 2012
WPD asking to wait until Friday to place chairs
The Worthington Police Department is asking people to refain from placing chairs along the King Turkey Day Parade route until the close of business on Friday night.
September 13, 2012 - 11:45am
September 4, 2012
UPDATED: 8 Bison football players, 1 former player face voter fraud charges; kills 2 measures from ND ballot
September 4, 2012 - 2:55pm
May 29, 2012
Council receives senior center program updates
WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington City Council were given updates on the city's aquatic center and senior center programing during the city council meeting Tuesday. Andy Johnson, executive director for the Worthington Area YMCA, presented the various swim programs conducted at the facility,...
news / politics
May 29, 2012 - 10:39pm
May 2, 2012
BRDTF executes search warrants in Worthington
WORTHINGTON -- As part of an ongoing investigation, the Buffalo Ridge Drug Task Force executed three search warrants Wednesday morning, seizing...
May 2, 2012 - 2:26pm
April 27, 2012
BLOG: Yogurt for Rover? Oh Yes!
Worthington Hy-Vee registered dietitian Greta Farley asks if yogurt is healthy for dogs.
April 27, 2012 - 6:00am
April 25, 2012
Brockshus elected Iowa state FFA President
Sibley-Ocheyedan graduate Steven Brockshus was elected state FFA President and Josh Earll was elected State FFA Vice-President. They are two of the 9 elected officers to serve the 15,000-plus members of the Iowa FFA Association for this next year. This is the 1st State FFA President...
April 25, 2012 - 4:17pm
April 24, 2012
Minnesota 60 work progressing
WORTHINGTON -- Everyone seems to know that Minnesota has two seasons --winter and road construction -- and it's going to be a particularly busy road construction season around Worthington this year as contractors continue work on the Minnesota 60 four-lane expansion project. More...
April 24, 2012 - 1:40pm
April 3, 2012
Heronimus in charge at MW Learning Center
LUVERNE -- If there was one thing Katie Heronimus knew while growing up in a home where both of her parents were teachers, and several extended family members were as well, it was that she wouldn't follow in their footsteps. She laughs about it now and rolls her eyes. After all,...
April 3, 2012 - 5:17pm
Baustian helps Luverne take flight
LUVERNE -- He's traveled throughout the United States and all around the world, but Pat Baustian chose to live just a few miles from the home where he grew up -- and not just live there, but serve as his hometown's mayor. It's a role he never saw himself filling -- not even after...
April 3, 2012 - 5:13pm
Writing for real: Round Lake seniors apply skills to businesses
ROUND LAKE -- It isn't every high school English teacher who can get her students excited about writing. But with 41 years of teaching experience to her credit -- 36 of them in the Round Lake school system -- Shari Nelson manages to keep incorporating fresh approaches that invigorate...
April 3, 2012 - 5:09pm
Brewster's go-to guy
BREWSTER -- When the residents of Brewster have questions about their tax statement, need clarification on their home's valuation or file a complaint about a stray cat in the neighborhood, there's just one person they need to look to -- Jim Naumann. For years, he's been a jack-of-all-trades...
April 3, 2012 - 5:07pm
April 2, 2012
A passion for the outdoors
WINDOM -- Ryan Doorenbos had never been to Windom before he started as the fishery specialist at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Hailing from LeMars, Iowa, Doorenbos was working with the Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission in 1999, but he knew that his heart...
April 2, 2012 - 5:26pm
MCMC pharmacist is happy to be back in Slayton
SLAYTON -- Unlike many college students, Cara Counter knew exactly where she was headed once she had her diploma in her hand. She was going home. Counter grew up in Slayton, graduating from Murray County Central (MCC) High School in 2004. While still in school, she expressed an interest...
April 2, 2012 - 5:22pm
No time to put on the Brakes
WILMONT -- Audrey Brake enjoys what she does, which is a lot. The Wilmont native has been active in the city's Community Center and Heritage Center. She also writes a history column for the bi-weekly Wilmont Shopper, works as a substitute teacher for Adrian's middle and high schools...
April 2, 2012 - 5:15pm