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Hog heaven: Sibley-Ocheyedan FFA chapter meets fundraising goal
St. Gabriel's Church gives back with Stations of the Cross donation
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Girls basketball: MCW, BEA, JCC, Pipestone Area move on
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Notice of Proposed City Ordinance
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June 25, 2013
Editorial: Persevering through the weather
It sure seems like Mother Nature is mad at us. After all, heavy rain plagued Worthington (not to mention the whole region) during the weekend of the Windsurfing Regatta and Unvarnished Music Festival, scaling back the turnout on Sailboard Beach and putting an overall damper (pun...
opinion / editorials
June 25, 2013 - 12:00am
June 24, 2013
Rain makes corn, but corn needs sun
WORTHINGTON -- With rainfall totals ranging anywhere from less than 2 inches to more than 6 inches over the weekend across southwest Minnesota, many area farm fields have taken on the look of lakefront property. Now, farmers aren't just wondering how they will get into the fields...
June 24, 2013 - 11:31pm
June 23, 2013
Image: Hog building destroyed by winds
June 23, 2013 - 11:08pm
June 19, 2013
Column: Think this year's ice storm was bad? 1896's may have been worse
WORTHINGTON -- In the wake of April's calamitous ice storm, few likely knew of the icy precedent that befell Worthington and the surrounding area almost 117 years ago. Seen then as "one of the hardest, far-reaching and most destructive storms of modern times," the November 1896 storm...
columns / reminiscing
June 19, 2013 - 12:00am
June 18, 2013
Recent rains could get us all bugged out
WORTHINGTON -- Summer's finally here, and so are the bugs. Recent rains have created ideal conditions for mosquitoes and ticks, which in turn...
June 18, 2013 - 9:58pm
June 16, 2013
Better late than never for spring blooms
WORTHINGTON -- Although a cool, slow-starting spring and a Worthington ban on non-essential watering delayed many homeowners' plant purchases and gardening efforts, color has nonetheless begun appearing in area yards -- and things are shaping up for a berry good late June. "This...
news / business
June 16, 2013 - 9:20pm
May 17, 2013
Funnel clouds spotted in Jackson County
JACKSON -- The Jackson County Sheriff's Office received multiple reports of funnel cloud sightings during a storm that moved through the county Friday night. A citizen reported seeing one of the funnel clouds touch down, but no trained tornado spotters made similar reports. The...
May 17, 2013 - 11:30pm
May 14, 2013
Record-breaking temps reached in area
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- A wet and chilly spring has given way to record high temperatures for mid-May in southern Minnesota. Worthington's high was reported to be 99. The previous record for May 14 was 91 degrees, set in 1987. The temperature soared to 102 degrees Tuesday in St. James....
May 14, 2013 - 10:28pm
May 9, 2013
Letter: Ellsworth storm cleanup brings feelings of pride
A lot of people complain about living in a small town. Nothing to do, everybody knows your business, teenagers running around. But after the icy storm April 10 and snowstorm on the 11th, they change their minds. Why? Because on the Wednesday, after surveying the town with downed...
opinion / letters
May 9, 2013 - 12:00am
May 3, 2013
Southwest Minnesota receives disaster declaration
WORTHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Friday signed a presidential disaster declaration for Nobles, Rock, Jackson, Murray and Cottonwood counties...
May 3, 2013 - 9:47pm
May 2, 2013
Waiting on the weather
WORTHINGTON -- In a typical year, the region's crop producers would have had their small grains planted by early April, their corn in the ground...
May 2, 2013 - 11:33pm
Editorial: City forced to make difficult choices
We knew that cleaning up after last month's nasty weather was going to be a difficult process, notwithstanding any May 1 snowfall. Still, Worthington...
opinion / editorials
May 2, 2013 - 12:00am
May 1, 2013
April showers bring May ... snows?
WORTHINGTON -- No, it was not a bad dream. It really did snow on the first of May. Residents of southwest Minnesota and northwest Iowa, just...
May 1, 2013 - 11:44pm
April 30, 2013
Editorial: Need for disaster declaration is clear
While we've known for more than two weeks that damage from April's ice storm and subsequent snowstorm was significant, it has now been officially quantified. A letter forwarded Friday to President Barack Obama by Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton indicated that more than $26.2 million of...
opinion / editorials
April 30, 2013 - 12:00am