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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
November 16, 2010
Man windsurfs Lake Pepin in November chill
November 16, 2010 - 5:03pm
August 27, 2010
Strong winds in Worthington may draw windsurfers
WORTHINGTON - Breezy conditions and an alert from Mowind, a Midwest group of windsurfing racers and event organizers, may bring windsurfers to the shores of Lake Okabena over the weekend. Mowind posted an alert from noted Worthington windsurfer Craig Bergh, who alerts windsurfers...
August 27, 2010 - 11:22am
June 8, 2010
Wild about windsurfing
WORTHINGTON -- With a chance of thunderstorms, the weather pattern looks to be a bit unsettled for the coming weekend, and while that's not the best forecast for the musical portion of the Worthington Windsurfing Regatta and Unvarnished Music Festival, unstable weather patterns usually...
June 8, 2010 - 9:50pm
April 1, 2010
Worthington's great lake: Lake Okabena is community's playground
WORTHINGTON -- By people who live in and around Worthington, it is most often referred to as just "the lake." As in, "Let's walk around the lake," "Take the road around the lake," or "I live on the lake." "The lake" is, of course, Lake Okabena, and although it isn't located...
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April 1, 2010 - 12:00am
Windsurfing Regatta slated for June 11-13
WORTHINGTON -- Worthington's Lake Okabena is currently ringed by huge piles of snow, and its surface is frozen solid. It's hard to imagine that...
March 1, 2010 - 12:00am
June 10, 2009
Worthington Windsurfing Regatta & Unvarnished Music Festival Schedule of Events
Friday, June 12, 2009 Noon to 10 p.m. -- Arrival & registration 6 to 7:30 p.m. -- Nikki & The RueMates 8 to 10 p.m. -- Michael Monroe 10 p.m. -- Shoreline Jam Saturday, June 13, 2009 9:30 a.m. -- Skipper's meeting; racing to follow 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. -- Lunch...
June 10, 2009 - 11:28am
Arts on the Shore includes children's activities and works by area artisans
WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington Windsurfing Regatta and Unvarnished Music Festival involves more than just windsurfing and music. For children, one of the most popular attractions is Arts on the Shore, which offers them a chance to explore multiple art mediums in a hands-on w...
June 10, 2009 - 11:13am
December 8, 2008
Worthington's Bergh is windsurfer of the year
WORTHINGTON -- Worthington's windy reputation got another boost in windsurfing circles when a local resident was recently named U.S. Windsurfing's Windsurfer of the Year. Craig Bergh of Worthington is featured on the home page of www.uswindsurfing.org for his contributions to the...
December 8, 2008 - 12:00am
June 25, 2008
Letter: Worthington thanked for hospitality
Now that I am back in California, I wanted to write with my thanks to the entire community of Worthington for their hospitality in hosting the U.S. Windsurfing Nationals. The weather contributed challenging conditions --either very windy or light and tactical. The warmth and diversity...
June 25, 2008 - 12:00am
June 24, 2008
Letter: Reflecting on a successful Regatta
The final cleanup has been completed, sailors, musicians and spectators have returned to their daily routines. Worthington Okabena Windsurfers can now take pause and reflect on the events of this past week. The Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce & Convention Bureau, the City of...
June 24, 2008 - 12:00am
June 20, 2008
Letter: Regatta made for great weekend
My head's still spinning from the amazing weekend you concocted. You and your community are true inspirations to those of us failing in resolve to create such unqualified joy for so many. I know it took tremendous sacrifice through extended planning. I know there had to be moments...
June 20, 2008 - 12:00am
June 16, 2008
For Fernando Martinez, windsurfing provides a break from everyday life
WORTHINGTON -- When Fernando Martinez began windsurfing at age 15 in Argentina, he had no idea it would take him all over the world. "I grew up in a small town close to a river," he said Saturday in Worthington. "I saw people windsurfing, and I drove my dad crazy until he bought...
June 16, 2008 - 12:00am
Making its musical mark
WORTHINGTON -- Musicians in the Burgerwache music corps from Crailsheim, Germany, traveled the farthest distance with their instruments to perform at the 2008 Unvarnished Music Festival. Worthington Mayor Alan Oberloh invited the sister city's band to play at the Regatta after he...
June 16, 2008 - 12:00am