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Dayton offers $41 billion budget
Counting the lives lost to intimate violence
A gathering of ‘deer’ friends
Traffic stop leads to drug bust
Minnesota man survives home explosion
Prep boys basketball: Boever shines in Worthington win over Ellsworth
Seahawks' Lynch: 'I'm here so I won't get fined'
Passionate Patriots owner Kraft speaks about 'Deflategate'
Seahawks' setup favored by Carroll
Prep girls basketball: Worthington knocks off Murray County Central
Column: A blueprint for success in 2015
Letter: A common-sense approach to energy policy
Letter: Bowled over by football -- literally
Letter: Stop creation of Internet 'slow lanes'
Letter: Look to commandments for answers
Judy & Bruce Schmidt
Dennis Palmer Luitjens
Allan (Al) Altnow
Raymond E. Barrett
Revving for retirement: Ricker leaves full-time ministry after almost 20 years at First Lutheran
Looking Back: 1940 -- Nobles County ranks among top flax producers in Minnesota
Looking Back: 1940 - Steamed turned into blades of new turbine at Worthington power plant
Column: On a mild, windy January day, some storm stories
Out & About: Jan. 16-31
Out and About
Ruesch 80th birthday
Altman 80th birthday
Hitzemann 85th birthday
Spessard 90th birthday
Hallstrom 99th birthday
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Special School Board Meeting January
January 14, 2015
Triple ‘A’ students stand out, round out
WORTHINGTON — For high achievers like Worthington High School (WHS) seniors Betsy Thompson and Oliver Wolyniec, dilemmas can take this form: choosing between supporting one’s current athletic team or traveling with the marching band. In late December, the WHS band trip to Florida...
January 14, 2015 - 8:54pm
January 5, 2015
Editorial: WHS band students make us proud
A group of more than 130 high school students visiting Florida seems like it could be a recipe for all kinds of trouble. Instead, the Worthington High School band students did plenty to make their community proud. It’s a testament to many people — from director Jon Loy, to the...
opinion / editorials
January 5, 2015 - 4:02pm
WHS band students explore Florida, uphold Minnesota roots
WORTHINGTON — Minnesota pride swelled in the hearts of over 130 Worthington High School (WHS) band students who toured Florida between Dec. 26 and Jan. 2. Many of them were in the Sunshine State for the first time. “I’ve never been to Florida before, and I enjoyed the palm...
January 5, 2015 - 10:33am
January 4, 2015
‘Spirit of Worthington’ marching band in Florida
WORTHINGTON — Exiting I-90 at midnight Friday following a nearly 30-hour bus ride, the “Spirit of Worthington” Trojan marching band received a celebratory greeting and escort from Worthington Fire Department and law enforcement vehicles and personnel. And why not? The musical...
January 4, 2015 - 9:30pm
December 26, 2014
Worthington High School marching band off to Outback Bowl
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington High School “Spirit of Worthington” Trojan marching band is set to participate in the Outback Music Festival in Tampa, Fla., from Dec. 30-Jan. 1. The 120-plus band members, led by director Jon Loy and several adult chaperones, departed Worthington...
news / education
December 26, 2014 - 9:34pm
December 8, 2014
Letter: German student nears four months in Worthington
By Vanessa Pazurek, Crailsheim exchange student to Worthington Hello Worthington, As you maybe already know, I’m the exchange student from Worthington’s sister city, Crailsheim, Germany, for the school year 2014-2015. My name is Vanessa Pazurek, and I’m 17 years old. I’ve...
opinion / letters
December 8, 2014 - 3:47pm
December 5, 2014
Toys for Tykes deliver for holidays
WORTHINGTON — Worthington High School students made good on a commitment to have toys for those less fortunate this holiday season. The school’s Toys for Tykes fundraiser yielded 594 toys for infants through preteens to enjoy. WHS student council members distributed the toys...
news / education
December 5, 2014 - 10:01pm
November 23, 2014
A hearty wassail: WHS presents madrigal dinner Dec. 6
WORTHINGTON — Bring on the boar’s head! Swill the wassail! For a sixth year, select Worthington High School (WHS) choral students will present a madrigal dinner event. Two shows — at noon and 6 p.m. — will be presented Saturday, Dec. 6, at BenLee’s Café in downtown Worthington. “There...
November 23, 2014 - 8:14pm
November 10, 2014
WHS Veterans Day event is at 9 a.m.
WORTHINGTON — Worthington High School will be hosting a Veterans Day program at 9 a.m. Tuesday in the WHS gym. The Social Studies Department and the high school band, choir and orchestra will participate. The theme for the program is “HERO.”
November 10, 2014 - 8:53pm
Letter: Crailsheim student is settled in Worthington
By Vanessa Pazurek, Crailsheim exchange student to Worthington Hello Worthington! I am Vanessa Pazurek, the new exchange student from Crailsheim, Germany. For those of you who don’t know me, I am 17 years old and I’m very excited to have this amazing experience. It started...
opinion / letters
November 10, 2014 - 4:32pm
November 7, 2014
Making the exchange: Five students swap a year at home for months of study abroad
WORTHINGTON — Four teenage girls from European countries are walking the halls of Worthington High School (WHS) this year, blending in with the rest of the student body and figuring out the local customs and pastimes as they go. And one hometown guy, senior Jaron Sternke,...
lifestyles / people
November 7, 2014 - 10:57pm
October 31, 2014
Column: District 518 set to start winter sports seasons
By JOSH DALE, District 518 WORTHINGTON — The fall season may have come to an end, but the winter season is just around the corner. The activities department would like to remind all student- athletes and parents to turn in their Worthington high school athletic participation...
opinion / columns
October 31, 2014 - 10:26pm
October 30, 2014
Mixing it up
October 30, 2014 - 8:56pm
WHS hosts Big South Choral Festival Monday
WORTHINGTON — Here’s a notable first — the First Annual Choral Festival of the Big South Conference, and it takes place Monday at Worthington High School (WHS). Expect an abundance of energy, hundreds of teenagers and lots of music during the day-long festival, involving...
October 30, 2014 - 8:39pm
WHS gives life to Anne of Green Gables
WORTHINGTON — The cast of Worthington High School’s production “Anne of Green Gables” is busy finishing up last-minute touches on props and memorizing lines in preparation for opening night Nov. 7 at Memorial Auditorium. The ensemble cast, co-directed by Anna Korvar and...
October 30, 2014 - 8:34pm