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Iowa Lakes dedicates Industrial Training Center
Answering the call for help: Joe Reith joins WPD Dispatch Center
City, watershed talk maintenance of Prairie View project
Capital campaign begins for museum
Teacher cadets get a taste of future career in Willmar Schools
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Les Knutson: Sometimes, greatness doesn't get its due
Column: District 518 explains proposed property tax statements
No need to plan kindness this season
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Column: A correction, and more reasons to not trust Ag2School
Letter: Help of 'angels' is appreciated
Marian Maebelle Hanson
Brexlee B. Thammalong
Beth M. Bargfrede
Shauna M. Kraft
Disheveled Theologian: Theological Stocking Stuffers, Week 6: Imperfections are welcome
Don't try to replace parent's deceased spouse
In matters of the heart, faith becomes real
Column: Eugene McCarthy sat on his bed, listening to us
Always cover Norfolk Island Pine after purchase
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Vlastuin 75th birthday
Springman 85th birthday
Birth: Nolan Lee Knutson
Knigge 50th anniversary
Birth: Hunter Rose Barrie
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
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October 25, 2017
City moves toward ending Police Civil Service Commission
WORTHINGTON — City Administrator Steve Robinson indicated during a Worthington City Council meeting Monday that the city wants to dissolve the Police Civil Service Commission, a three-person board that handles hirings, promotions and discipline at the Worthington Police Department....
October 25, 2017 - 7:32am
October 24, 2017
Council, PBK come to new agreement on movie theater
WORTHINGTON — After more than a year of back-and-forth, the Worthington City Council and PBK Investments on Monday seemingly reached a deal for a new movie theater that works for both sides. Council members approved a purchase agreement in which PBK pays for the 1.1-acre movie...
October 24, 2017 - 11:29am
October 19, 2017
Former Worthington golf course could become recreational area
WORTHINGTON — The former Prairie View Golf Links site could become home to a multi-use, public recreation area used for biking, running, fishing, canoeing, hunting, camping and other outdoor activities. Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District (OOWD) Administrator Dan Livdahl and board...
October 19, 2017 - 8:06am
October 14, 2017
Public entities seek ways to improve street that serves fairgrounds, arena
WORTHINGTON — Public officials are looking into a solution to repairing the street that serves as the main drag for the Nobles County Fairgrounds...
October 14, 2017 - 7:21am
October 13, 2017
Letter: Long past time for council to move on theater
By Barb Kremer, Worthington I’m writing this letter out of frustration with our city council in their inability and failure to bring a movie theater to our community. This issue needs to be re-addressed and discussed with the parties involved that are wanting to develop this...
October 13, 2017 - 10:28pm
October 10, 2017
SMOC application headed back to city’s planning commission
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council on Monday sent a permit application for a new childcare facility from the Southwest Minnesota Opportunity Council (SMOC) back to the city’s planning commission. City Engineer Dwayne Haffield requested the action by council. In approving...
October 10, 2017 - 7:17am
September 27, 2017
Council changes purchase agreement for movie theater
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council on Monday agreed to sell a 1.1 acre plot of land, located north of Comfort Suites, to PBK for its appraised value of $104,790. The city had previously agreed to sell the site for $77,924, but council member Alan Oberloh said Monday that...
September 27, 2017 - 7:07am
September 23, 2017
Council passes conflict of interest motion
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council on Wednesday approved a motion that will restrict City Administrator Steve Robinson’s involvement in selection and recommendation of engineers for city projects. The resolution, drafted by attorney Mark Shephard, states that Robinson...
September 23, 2017 - 1:13am
Mayor suggests public funding for WREDC in question
WORTHINGTON — During a special Worthington City Council meeting Wednesday, Mayor Mike Kuhle said taxpayer funding for the Worthington Regional Economic Development Corp. (WREDC) could be slowly cut off.
September 23, 2017 - 1:11am
September 13, 2017
Council sets not-to-exceed tax levy
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council on Monday approved the 2018 not-to exceed tax levy at $3,998,294, an 8.78 percent increase over last year’s levy. The number is not final, and may be lowered but not raised before the final levy certification in December. The council...
September 13, 2017 - 7:24am
Council moves forward on liquor store remodel
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council on Monday awarded bids for the new municipal liquor store, located on Ryan’s Road in the former Dollar General building. The total cost of the bids came in at more than $1.53 million, a reduction in cost of $86,936 from the original...
September 13, 2017 - 7:19am
Council approves permits for housing, new school district building, business expansion
WORTHINGTON — After much debate and a defeated vote, the Worthington City Council approved a conditional use permit (CUP) for a new prefabricated steel silo from AmCon Concrete Products. The new silo, 35 feet high and 8.8 feet long, will be located at the company’s current...
September 13, 2017 - 7:14am
September 2, 2017
Council comes to agreement on 2018 not-to-exceed tax levy
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council determined the 2018 tax levy during a special meeting Friday, setting the not-to-exceed levy at a 9.5 percent increase over last year’s figure. The decision came after much debate about what the number should be. A preliminary budget...
September 2, 2017 - 6:50am
August 30, 2017
City council OKs annexation for travel plaza
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council approved an ordinance Monday to annex a 33-acre plot of land at the intersection of Plotts Avenue (Nobles County 57) and Minnesota 60 that will be home to a new travel plaza and gas station. A group of Worthington investors are funding...
August 30, 2017 - 6:51am
Council approves $900,000 loan for Minnesota West student housing
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council approved a $900,000 loan Monday to help finance student housing at Minnesota West Community and Technical College’s Worthington campus. Bluffstone LLC, a student housing developer from Davenport, Iowa, aims to build a 28-unit facility...
August 30, 2017 - 6:35am