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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
Menjivar-Melendez set for contested omnibus hearing
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
Letter: Pioneer Village
Letter: Local government entities should live within their means
Column: 21st Century Cures Act a remedy for all Americans
Letter: There's a third group of Americans, too
Letter: Thanks to organizers of community Thanksgiving
Gerald L. Smith
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
Our region was major supplier of early engines for Humvees
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Vortherms 90th birthday
Carter 65th anniversary
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worthington city council
December 26, 2014
Oberloh looks back: Outgoing mayor reflects on 12 years at City Hall
WORTHINGTON — Not with a fizzle, but with a bang. After 12 years of being the city of Worthington’s mayor, Alan Oberloh is exiting...
December 26, 2014 - 9:41pm
December 23, 2014
Council makes mall moves; Oberloh, Wood give final remarks
WORTHINGTON — The progress on the deteriorating Northland Mall took another step forward during Monday night’s city council meeting. There were several items involving the mall discussed during the meeting, which served as the final council session of 2014 and the last for Mayor...
December 23, 2014 - 9:37am
December 2, 2014
Editorial: The seven-way split
Was former Worthington City Administrator Craig Clark such an effective leader that it takes seven people to replace him? It’s safe to say the skills of Clark — who departed last month for a similar job in Austin — had little to do with the city council’s decision last week...
December 2, 2014 - 4:57pm
October 27, 2014
Letter: As mayor, Kuhle would listen to citizens
By Judy Alm, Worthington Now is the time for everyone to vote, be heard and make a difference with our local government. Vote for Mike Kuhle. Mike is active in our city council, active with our veterans, and active in civic and church groups. He has been involved in local business...
October 27, 2014 - 1:37pm
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