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Lakeside Church welcomes new pastor
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Minnesota’s average ACT scores drop
Prep soccer: Experience will be key to Trojans quest for conference championship
Prep volleyball: Southwest Minnesota volleyball talent is easy to find
High school volleyball: Trojans hope experience puts them over the top
Girls tennis: Trojans drop opener to Harrisburg
High school football: H-LP gridders aiming for success
Letter: DFL political games hurt millions of Minnesotans
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Sean Hannity, Trump's 'spin doctor'
Letter: Divider-in-chief is at it again
Ryan L. Shea
Curtis Lowell Schmidt
Nina Mae Eernisse
Ladene M. Nelson
Disheveled Theologian: Finding meaning in the motive
Looking Back: 1966 -- Foreign ag specialists visit Worthington
Column: Is it possible to be fast asleep for three or four weeks?
Crazy about the cube: Abel Piper, 12, participates in Rubik’s Cube National Championships
Disheveled Theologian: Twenty years later, still glad to have him with me
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Westman 111th birthday
Miller 50th anniversary
Hemmen 60th anniversary
Berger 80th birthday
Scheepstra 85th birthday
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November 30, 2015
City wells see boost
WORTHINGTON — As Worthington Public Utilities Manager Scott Hain presented the latest well update graph to Water & Light Commission members...
November 30, 2015 - 8:01pm
October 19, 2015
Protecting, conserving drinking water
WORTHINGTON — A decade after completing its first wellhead protection plan, Worthington Public Utilities is in the process of updating not only the plan, but the areas around Worthington that are considered to be within the Drinking Water Supply Management Area (DWSMA). Sue Wojtkiewicz,...
October 19, 2015 - 7:59pm
September 8, 2015
Timely rains don’t mean rising well levels
WORTHINGTON — While recent rains in the Worthington area have been great for crops and finally pushed water over the dam on Lake Okabena, the weekly water level readings provided by Worthington Public Utilities shows the impact to the Worthington Well Field has yet to be seen. During...
September 8, 2015 - 8:58pm
September 7, 2015
What are we drinking? Rising nitrate levels in tap water are cost problem for homeowners
ST. PAUL — Tim Figge won’t let his grandchildren drink water from his home. Like a growing number of Minnesotans, the Dakota County resident...
September 7, 2015 - 9:45pm
August 10, 2015
No change in water usage rules
WORTHINGTON — Worthington’s Well 26 was one of four wells in the city’s wellhead to maintain its water levels for the one-week period that...
August 10, 2015 - 9:54pm
December 30, 2014
Where’s all the water?
Water — or the lack thereof in local wells — was a subject of deep concern for Worthington residents throughout most of 2014. For a good chunk of the year, a non-essential water ban was in effect, due to prolonged drought conditions. Spotty spring snows and rains did little...
December 30, 2014 - 9:43pm
August 2, 2013
Well water levels keep dropping
WORTHINGTON -- Worthington Public Utilities continues to monitor water levels in the city's well field, and a lack of rain in recent weeks has resulted in their further decline. WPU General Manager Scott Hain reported Friday that the water level in Well 26, the well used to gauge...
August 2, 2013 - 11:14pm
June 28, 2013
Watering ban lifted
WORTHINGTON -- After nine months and perhaps the longest "wake-up call" in Worthington's well water supply history, Mother Nature has finally...
June 28, 2013 - 10:56am
May 31, 2013
Worthington well watch update
WORTHINGTON -- Despite a week of on again-off again showers, Worthington Public Utilities Manager Scott Hain reported Friday morning that the water level at Well 26 is still not high enough to lift the ongoing ban on non-essential watering. In measurements taken Friday, the static...
May 31, 2013 - 11:49pm
August 23, 2012
Oil well fire burns two men
ARNEGARD, N.D. -- A cigarette lighter may have caused a fire at an oil well site Wednesday near here that seriously burned two men, a spokesman for the company that owned the well said. Two men were seriously burned in what the McKenzie County Sheriff's Office called an oil well...
August 23, 2012 - 9:28pm
July 17, 2008
Letter: Wrong decision made on Sibley well
On or about June 23, 2008, the Sibley City Council decided to take up an issue of repairing or replugging the city's newest and best well (Well No. 6). The opinion was to plug the well permanently, leaving the city with one well (Well No. 4), our older well and one with a history...
July 17, 2008 - 12:00am