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worthington city council
October 27, 2014
Letter: Harmon would give council a voice of reason
By Claire and Jo Gerber, Worthington I would like to recommend Mike Harmon as a great choice for the Worthington City Council seat in District 2. Mike has always had an interest in our community and has served on many boards and committees. I think he would be a definite asset...
October 27, 2014 - 1:34pm
October 20, 2014
Letter: Vote Harmon for Ward 2 city council seat
By Wayne Freese, Worthington The people of Worthington are fortunate to have a choice of candidates interested in running for the opening seat for Ward 2 of the City Council. Time, dedication and commitment are the necessary requirements from those serving. The true work of a council...
October 20, 2014 - 3:57pm
September 29, 2014
Letter: A suggestion for Prairie View Golf Links
By Roger Nelson, Worthington Fifteen years ago, the Worthington City Council put Prairie View Golf Course under the Parks Department because as an enterprise it was losing money every year. The State Legislature put levy limits on because of the things cities were doing. At this...
September 29, 2014 - 4:49pm
New bike lane pedals into focus
WORTHINGTON — Worthington’s Statewide Health Improvement Program Committee (SHIP) hosted a South Shore Drive bike lane demonstration Friday...
August 29, 2014 - 10:04pm
August 8, 2014
Filings made in Worthington races
WORTHINGTON — Candidates have until Tuesday to be on this November’s ballot. However, a few early contenders have made their intentions known. As of Friday afternoon, the city of Worthington has three contested races. In Ward One, incumbent Ron Wood is seeking re-election against...
August 8, 2014 - 9:56pm
July 15, 2014
Local business makes plans to expand
WORTHINGTON — Representatives from the locally based company PurNet Inc., 1626 Oxford St., went before the Worthington City Council Monday night to request sale of a lot in the Worthington Bioscience Industrial Park. Darlene Vortherms, founder and CEO of PurNet, explained the...
July 15, 2014 - 11:30am
June 25, 2014
Editorial: Way to pay attention
It’s a wise thing the Worthington City Council and city staff read the fine print earlier this week. During its regular meeting Monday night, the council opted to reject all bids and re-authorize advertisement for a water main extension project on Okabena Street. As this newspaper...
June 25, 2014 - 5:37pm
June 10, 2014
Editorial: Kmart demolition an important step
An additional chapter was added to the ongoing Northland Mall saga Monday night when the Worthington City Council recommended the demolition of the former Kmart building. The recommendation, which was made to Nobles County District Court, seems like a no-brainer considering the sad...
June 10, 2014 - 9:22pm
January 28, 2014
Worthington sergeant reassigned
WORTHINGTON — William Bolt, who has been with the Worthington Police Department for 11 years, is being changed from the classification of sergeant to police officer. A transfer agreement was approved during Monday night's Worthington City Council meeting between Bolt -- who...
January 28, 2014 - 10:33pm
Committee hears request for mini-storage facility
WORTHINGTON — After taking nearly an hour of public testimony, a joint jurisdictional committee made up of city, county and township officials agreed to disagree on county staff's interpretation of local zoning laws that address operation of a home-based business in a residential...
January 28, 2014 - 10:32pm
January 27, 2014
Council approves transfer agreement with police sergeant
WORTHINGTON — In a meeting with few items on the agenda Monday night, the Worthington City Council approved a resolution for transfer agreement between a police sergeant and the Law Enforcement Labor Services Local No. 274 and 4. Not counting the consent agenda — which includes...
January 27, 2014 - 9:40pm
October 29, 2013
Letter: Upon leaving Worthington, an expression of thanks
By Ryan, Julia and Maddox Seykora, Worthington To the people and businesses of Worthington, Worthington Area YMCA, Comfort Suites, Center for Active Living, SHIP committee and the Hickory Lodge, we would like to thank you for welcoming us into this great community that we have...
October 29, 2013 - 10:20am
October 8, 2013
Letter: Keep private boat lifts, docks off park property
By Deborah Lien Bierbaum and Phyllis M. Wolff, Slater Park neighbors, Worthington We own a home across the street from the Slater Park boat landing on South Shore Drive in Worthington. We have always enjoyed watching the changing seasons and the related activities on and around...
October 8, 2013 - 1:27pm
September 23, 2013
City council OKs pension increase for firefighter group
WORTHINGTON — In a short, 20-minute meeting Monday night, the Worthington City Council approved a 2 percent pension increase for the Firefighter Relief Association, effective Jan. 1. Initially, the relief association requested a 4.5 percent increase, but after meeting with city...
September 23, 2013 - 10:14pm
August 26, 2013
Letter: Current pool facilities a result of much effort
After reading the Aug. 21 Daily Globe article about the proposed new outdoor pool and the subsequent letter to the editor on Aug. 22, I thought it was necessary to respond.
August 26, 2013 - 3:07pm