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Racial unrest mounts
Minnesota students again score top marks on ACTs
Fire engulfs 11th Street house
School board kicks off the year
Discarded Band-Aid helps crack home invasion case
Prep soccer: Optimism running high in Worthington
Prep tennis: Luverne netters split with Montevideo, YME
Blast from the Past: Answers to Saturday's quiz
Prep tennis: Consistency is key for Worthington
Amateur baseball: Luverne walks off for state tourney win
Column: Internal watchdogs keep government services accountable
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Opinion: Internal watchdogs keep government services accountable
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Donald Paul Feit
Janice "Jan" Kaye Mischke
Prairie Star: Lodine to receive SMAC honor
1939: Chautauqua pavilion to be razed
Looking Back: 2004 -- Hurricane-force winds flatten crops
Column: The wayward days of hemp growers and bootleggers
Going green: Fresh-picked beans one of the pleasures of summertime eating
Out and About
Wolff 90th birthday
Niessink 50th anniversary
Masching 50th anniversary
Krogman 85th birthday
Strolz 90th birthday
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July 28, 2014
Sails must go on
WORTHINGTON — A watery weather event dumped a definite downer on some weekend activities of the Worthington Windsurfing Regatta and Unvarnished Music Festival, but positive attitudes and plenty of “Plan B’s” kept many scheduled events on course despite the rain. And with...
July 28, 2014 - 4:50pm
June 20, 2014
Windsurfing Regatta: Eight crowned national champion
WORTHINGTON — Eight champions finished atop the country’s windsurfing ranks Sunday at the U.S. National Windsurfing Championships held on Lake Okabena at the Worthington Regatta and Unvarnished Music Festival. Xavier Ferlet and Steve Gottlieb finished with a pair of national...
June 20, 2014 - 10:56pm
June 15, 2014
Regatta vendors roll in(side) with the rain
WORTHINGTON — BenLee’s Café lacked light breezes and a lake view, but it did offer shelter from the raging rainstorm during Saturday’s Windsurfing Regatta in Worthington. Two of the regatta’s six 2014 vendors, Larry Boernsen of Boernsen Bees, Ocheyedan, Iowa, and Kaia...
June 15, 2014 - 10:06pm
Regatta cheer spreads from far and near
WORTHINGTON — Lorraine “Rainie” Kluver’s name was particularly apt on Saturday, when the region’s skies released more-than-generous showers and frustrated scheduled events of the Worthington Windsurfing Regatta and Unvarnished Music Festival, among other area activities. But...
June 15, 2014 - 10:00pm
June 12, 2014
Sun and surf
June 12, 2014 - 9:14pm
Learning to windsurf
WORTHINGTON — With the Regatta in full swing, it’s tough to not look over the lake full of windsurfers and wonder just exactly how they do it. Fortunately, novices can try windsurfing for themselves, thanks to the free instruction by Roger Jackson and Ellen Faller. Both Jackson...
June 12, 2014 - 9:05pm
June 11, 2014
WORTHINGTON — After months of preparation and anticipation, the Windsurfing Regatta and Unvarnished Music Festival finally set sail Wednesday. Festival-goers can start eating the carnival-type foods many of them have come to love, not to mention enjoy a variety of music, multiple...
June 11, 2014 - 8:40pm
June 9, 2014
Setting up for the Regatta
June 9, 2014 - 11:04pm
June 3, 2014
Local grant writer secures support for Regatta artists
WORTHINGTON — Gail Holinka, in her own words, “wears many hats.” Not only does she teach art classes at Worthington High School, but she’s also a grant writer and chair of the Public Arts Commission. To commemorate the 15th annual Windsurfing Regatta and Unvarnished Music...
June 3, 2014 - 9:02pm
June 9, 2013
See you at nationals
WORTHINGTON -- The organizers of the Windsurfing Regatta and Unvarnished Music Festival may have just wrapped up the 2013 festival, but they are already looking forward to next year when Worthington will host the US Windsurfing National Championships for a third time. Worthington...
June 9, 2013 - 11:48pm
June 8, 2013
Stage hand: Janssen one of original Lake Okabena windsurfers
WORTHINGTON -- Among the ranks of the many volunteers who help each year with the Windsurfing Regatta and Unvarnished Music Festival, there are...
June 8, 2013 - 12:00am
June 11, 2012
VIDEO: Arden and Adam Anderson finish first and second in windsurfing competition
Brothers Arden and Adam Anderson finished first and second, respectively, during the 13th Annual Windsurfing Regatta and Unvarnished Music Festival. Watch a video highlighting the windsurfing on Lake Okabena during the weekend.
June 11, 2012 - 11:41pm
June 12, 2011
Three days of fun at the Regatta
WORTHINGTON -- Perfect weather dominated the final two days of the Windsurfing Regatta and Unvarnished Music Festival, as Saturday's sunshine...
June 12, 2011 - 9:13pm
June 7, 2011
Regatta ready to set sail
WORTHINGTON -- After 12 years of helping to organize the Worthington Windsurfing Regatta, putting it together is "pretty much routine," according to race director Jeff Hegwer. But the snag for Hegwer this year is that he's living more than 150 miles away from Lake Okabena, in Mason...
June 7, 2011 - 8:36pm
May 31, 2011
Against the wind
"It's a bit too strong" said windsurfer Ken Crosson, Okabena, as he packed up after a few runs across Lake Okabena Tuesday afternoon. Crosson, originally from Waimanalo, Hawaii., did not have a sail small enough for the extreme wind conditions which had gusts up to 50 mph.
May 31, 2011 - 7:51pm