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Girls soccer: Trojans show improvement in second game
College football: Reid, Bluejays looking to make big waves
Boys soccer: Trojans cruise
Volleyball: Trojans sweep HL-O in opener
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Column: Minnesota's economy faces a turning point
Column: Is Jill Stein the Ralph Nader of 2016?
Letter: DFL political games hurt millions of Minnesotans
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Biking Bob: 78-year-old Hibma still doing plenty of pedaling
Column: A Nobles County cowboy made 1934 history
Column: Together 2016 a gathering to remember
Disheveled Theologian: Finding meaning in the motive
Looking Back: 1966 -- Foreign ag specialists visit Worthington
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August 22, 2016
Water usage up; well levels still above average
WORTHINGTON -- Though residential water usage has increased by roughly 6 million gallons in the first seven months of 2016, compared to 2015, Worthington Public Utilities General Manager Scott Hain isn’t too concerned at this point, even though water levels in the city’s wellfield...
August 22, 2016 - 9:49pm
June 20, 2016
Lewis & Clark in limbo; financing of expansion toward Worthington to be discussed
WORTHINGTON -- Worthington Public Utilities General Manager Scott Hain will meet with representatives of the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System and their lead engineer later this week to talk about the future expansion of the water line toward Worthington. Lewis & Clark had...
June 20, 2016 - 9:48pm
May 24, 2016
WPU talks Lewis & Clark options if no special session
WORTHINGTON — If Worthington Public Utilities Manager Scott Hain was disappointed Monday in the failed attempts to get state bonding money to complete the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System to Worthington, the WPU’s Water & Light Commission was fired up about the lack...
May 24, 2016 - 8:48pm
May 2, 2016
New WPU policy is first step in residential solar projects
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Water & Light Commission adopted a policy at its Monday meeting making it possible for local residents to pursue green energy through the installation of solar projects. Worthington Public Utilities General Manager Scott Hain said the policy hasn’t...
May 2, 2016 - 8:34pm
April 18, 2016
WPU awards bid for McMillan Street reconstruction
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Water & Light Commission on Monday awarded a bid to Duininck, Inc., for reconstruction of the North McMillan Street water main. The work, to be done between Oxford Street and Ryan’s Road, will require a detour for a time, but it won’t be excessive,...
April 18, 2016 - 10:09pm
April 4, 2016
Worthington Public Utilities recognized as very reliable
WORTHINGTON — Worthington Public Utilities has been given the Certificate of Excellence in Reliability by the American Public Power Association. “It’s a big deal,” said Worthington Public Utilities Manager Scott Hain during the WPU Water & Light Commission meeting Monday....
April 4, 2016 - 9:31pm
March 21, 2016
Advocating for Lewis & Clark bonding: WPU Manager reports on visits to St. Paul, Washington, D.C.
WORTHINGTON — Over the course of the past month, Worthington Public Utilities Manager Scott Hain has met with local legislators and staff from...
March 21, 2016 - 9:29pm
February 17, 2016
Serious about solar? Not yet, WPU manager says
WORTHINGTON — With large solar arrays cropping up in communities like Slayton and Marshall, Worthington Public Utilities (WPU) General Manager Scott Hain said WPU is keeping an eye on the alternative power source, but won’t be jumping on the bandwagon — at least not in the near...
February 17, 2016 - 8:48pm
February 16, 2016
Watering ban lifted: City residents still encouraged to practice conservation
WORTHINGTON — City residents wanting to complete a landscaping project or establish sod or grass seed this spring have permission to go ahead with their plans after Worthington’s Water & Light Commission voted unanimously Tuesday to lift the city’s watering ban. The action...
February 16, 2016 - 8:51pm
April 21, 2015
More water use restrictions adopted
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Public Utilities Water and Light Commission adopted new water use restrictions at Monday’s meeting. Three stages have been formed, but only the first stage will be implemented immediately. According to Scott Hain, the WPU General Manager, stage...
April 21, 2015 - 9:39pm
December 12, 2014
Rural water money nears federal OK; Lewis & Clark among competing projects
WORTHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives approved Thursday night a fiscal year 2015 budget that includes an additional $31 million for the Bureau of Reclamation’s (BoR) Rural Water Program, and the Senate is expected to follow suit in the next few days. BoR officials will...
December 12, 2014 - 10:08pm
December 1, 2014
2015 electric budget approved
WORTHINGTON — Residents and businesses will see an increase in electric rates after the new year as the 2015 electric department budget was unanimously approved during Monday’s Worthington Public Utilities Water and Light Commission meeting. On average, residents will see...
December 1, 2014 - 8:31pm
November 17, 2014
Water and Light Commission discusses 2015 electric rates
WORTHINGTON — The 2015 electric department budget was discussed during Monday’s Worthington Public Utilities Water and Light Commission meeting. While nothing was set in stone, WPU Manager Scott Hain, projects an increase. During the meeting, Hain gave commissioners three...
November 17, 2014 - 8:19pm
November 3, 2014
Well 26 still above average
WORTHINGTON — Well 26 is still hanging above average, according to Worthington Public Utilities (WPU) Manager Scott Hain. During Monday afternoon’s WPU Water and Light Commission meeting, Hain said that well 26 is currently 8.4 inches above the 16-year average. “We have...
November 3, 2014 - 9:15pm
October 13, 2014
Partnership yields public land
WORTHINGTON — Through the cooperation of the local Pheasants Forever chapter, Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District, Worthington Public Utilities,...
October 13, 2014 - 5:16pm