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Family Art Night scheduled during parent-teacher conferences week
Remembering Pearl Harbor: WWII veteran on Oahu when Japanese launched sneak attack
Seminar aims to create smooth transition for retiring business owners
Area girls basketball roundup: Adrian beats Luverne after slow start
Prep wrestling: Trojans fall in tight battle with W/RRC
Area boys basketball roundup: Huskies win high-scoring season opener
Boys hockey: Trojans refuse to quit in loss to Redwood Valley
Boys basketball: Trojans show teamwork, depth in victory over Luverne
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Looking Back: 1991 -- Wind chills up to 50-below close schools
Homemade granola easier, more affordable than you think
PieLogNog: A holiday mashup of chocolate, salted caramel, eggnog and pecan pie
Change maker: Kevin Donovan pushes Worthington, and himself, to succeed
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August 1, 2016
Doug Wolter: Football battles to stay ahead of injuries
On Saturday while relaxing in a lawn chair at a family reunion, my wife’s cousin Gary and I discussed football. Gary wondered out loud why, when we were younger, NFL players seemed to suffer so few injuries compared to today. We opined that perhaps the change is largely due to the...
August 1, 2016 - 8:33pm
April 27, 2016
Doug Wolter: Together, these Generals are hard to beat
Sibley-Ocheyedan High School boys track and field coach Peter Carlson has four boy sprinters who are capable of leading the Generals to state...
April 27, 2016 - 8:37pm
April 26, 2016
Wolter, Rogers named MN FFA President, VP
JULIE BUNTJER email@example.com ST. PAUL — Katie Rogers of the Worthington FFA Chapter spent the past year as the Region 6 FFA president,...
April 26, 2016 - 9:53pm
April 6, 2016
Doug Wolter: Trust me, the game has changed
I am suitably excited about the return of major league baseball, and as a lifelong fan I know the lure. Baseball is as regular as the coming of spring and — its disciples remind us — just as unchangeable. That’s not exactly true, of course. Baseball has undergone many important...
April 6, 2016 - 8:22pm
Doug Wolter: Marshall-Waseca game was amazing times four
It’s true what they say, that on any given night something incredible is happening somewhere in the high school sporting world. On Thursday, it happened at St. Peter’s Gustavus Adolphus College in the Section 2AAA boys basketball championship between the Waseca Bluejays and the...
March 6, 2016 - 9:18pm
February 10, 2016
Doug Wolter: How to survive without the NFL
For the next six months, we’ve got to learn to adjust to life without NFL football. It’s going to be tough, but I’ve already begun. Last Sunday afternoon, a few hours prior to the final NFL broadcast of the 2015 season — Super Bowl 50 — I practiced for my new early Sunday...
February 10, 2016 - 8:36pm
December 25, 2015
Doug Wolter: JCC/Worthington friendly gym rivalry is going strong
The Jackson County Central and Worthington High School gymnastics teams don’t meet for the first time this season until Jan. 16 in JCC’s own eight-team Sweetheart Invitational. As usual, that will be a big test for both southwest Minnesota tumbling programs. Just as surely as...
December 25, 2015 - 9:07pm
December 16, 2015
Doug Wolter: In Adrian and Luverne, it's all about wrestling and hockey
You may be relieved to know that head coach Gregg Nelson isn’t worried that his Adrian Dragons wrestling team is peaking too soon. Despite beating three state-ranked teams on one night on Dec. 10 and placing a solid third at the 15-team Jackson Tournament on Dec. 12, the Dragons...
December 16, 2015 - 8:19pm
December 9, 2015
Doug Wolter: It's still going strong
I vaguely remember when Eric Lindner first took over the girls basketball program at Worthington High School upon the retirement of the venerable...
December 9, 2015 - 8:53pm
Doug Wolter: The great Iowan is coming to town -- that can only mean it's Dan Gable
Not since that time long ago when I had a sit-down one-on-one interview with Kirby Puckett have I been as excited to chat with such a legendary athlete. On Wednesday, I received a telephone call from Dan Gable, who in 1999 was chosen the greatest athlete in the history of Iowa by...
September 9, 2015 - 9:10pm
August 16, 2015
Doug Wolter: More drama awaits as fall beckons
This may be the first time I’ve ever directed your attention away from my column and toward some other story on this page. You’ll notice that below this piece (in the print version), there are two major stories on high school sports. Please read these compelling Forum News Service...
August 16, 2015 - 8:08pm
August 11, 2015
Doug Wolter: Warning -- Watching NFL football can drive you crazy
By accident, I made myself think last week. I was discussing my television viewing habits with a friend and I mentioned that, typically, my only real TV interests are news and sports. “Ironically, both of these tend to do nothing but cause me irritation,” I explained. This...
August 11, 2015 - 8:45pm
August 7, 2015
Doug Wolter: Ready or not, football practice starts Monday
The challenges that will begin Monday morning when high school football teams commence the 2015 practice season will be varied and extensive. Monday’s kickoff is happening one full week sooner than it normally does. Teams will have only two weeks of practice before kicking off...
August 7, 2015 - 7:27pm
June 19, 2015
Doug Wolter: A great sport is dying
I come not to bury men’s fast-pitch softball, but to mourn over it. A great and storied sport isn’t quite dead — to borrow a line from “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” — but it’s in trouble. Not even 30 years ago, there were enough men’s fast-pitch teams in southern...
June 19, 2015 - 8:55pm
June 15, 2015
Dreaming up stories
WORTHINGTON — A familiar face will be hosting a book-signing event Friday. Doug Wolter, author and Daily Globe sports editor, has had five...
June 15, 2015 - 8:44pm