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Looking Back: 2007 -- Luverne airport gets key federal funding
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Looking Back: 1992 -- Disaster aid sought after strong area storms
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Doeden 85th birthday
Birth: July 18, 2017
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June 23, 2017
Local leaders discuss next steps for Worthington Global Market
WORTHINGTON — The discussion continued among city, church and other community leaders Thursday afternoon as they considered the next steps...
June 23, 2017 - 9:21pm
June 2, 2017
WREDC fund to support newest Worthington housing development
WORTHINGTON — Worthington Regional Economic Development Corp. (WREDC) announced Friday that it has provided a $100,000 housing challenge fund loan to South Lake Development LLC for building 12 owner-occupied duplexes.
June 2, 2017 - 8:39pm
February 17, 2017
Bill could bring more rental housing to Worthington
PAUL — A bill introduced last week by Rep. Rod Hamilton, R-Mountain Lake, aims to provide more incentive for developers to build rental housing...
February 17, 2017 - 9:24pm
February 16, 2017
Worthington Global Market takes its first steps
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington area’s cultural diversity is widely known, but not always seen or experienced firsthand. The Worthington Regional Economic Development Corp. and Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the county, city, area businesses, churches...
February 16, 2017 - 9:17pm
February 2, 2017
WREDC annual meeting talks business growth; embracing diversity
WORTHINGTON — Speakers at the Worthington Regional Economic Development Corp. (WREDC) annual meeting celebrated cooperation between public...
February 2, 2017 - 10:41pm
January 27, 2017
WREDC annual meeting is Thursday
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Regional Economic Development Corp. (WREDC) annual meeting will feature guest speaker Dane Smith, president of advocacy organization Growth & Justice and former journalist who spent 30 years covering government and politics. The event begins with...
January 27, 2017 - 8:19pm
Year in Review: City makes progress on housing dilemma
WORTHINGTON — Coming into 2016, the city needed housing as badly as ever. A 2013 housing study found the city needed 250 to 260 units in order...
December 27, 2016 - 9:01pm
December 26, 2016
Year in Review: Lots of activity taking place — and in the works — around former mall site
WORTHINGTON — From an economic development standpoint, the former Northland Mall property and Grand Avenue extension are two potential new...
December 26, 2016 - 9:40pm
December 23, 2016
WREDC gets $50,000 from JBS, $50,000 from DEED
WORTHINGTON — This week, JBS contributed $50,000 toward the Worthington Regional and Economic Development Corp. (WREDC) Rental Housing Challenge Fund. As of the latest contribution, the WREDC has $110,126 of funds for the program. JBS helped start the fund in January by giving...
December 23, 2016 - 9:33pm
December 7, 2016
Craving coffee: Businesses, others hopeful for downtown jolt
WORTHINGTON — This city has been without a downtown coffee shop since BenLee’s Cafe, located on 10th Street, moved out earlier this year...
December 7, 2016 - 9:43pm
December 2, 2016
Change maker: Kevin Donovan pushes Worthington, and himself, to succeed
WORTHINGTON — Go ahead. Tell Kevin Donovan “no,” or that something can’t be done, or that he isn’t the man to do it. Then sit back,...
December 2, 2016 - 8:47pm
November 17, 2016
Tax abatement program gaining steam
WORTHINGTON — The push for housing by local leaders has yielded results, thanks in part to the Nobles Home Initiative (NHI) tax abatement. The program — which debuted on April 1, 2014 — offers up to a 100 percent property tax rebate for new construction property value for...
November 17, 2016 - 9:59pm
October 25, 2016
New 72-unit apartment complex planned for Grand Avenue
WORTHINGTON — With the Grand Avenue extension completed, development of new housing is on its way. North Development Group (NDG), an Illinois developer, plans to build 72 rental housing units on a property located on the northeast corner of Grand Avenue and Darling Drive. NDG entered...
October 25, 2016 - 9:40pm
October 5, 2016
The bid for broadband: Nobles County, others seek more -- and faster -- internet access
WORTHINGTON -- A lack of high-speed internet is one of the biggest issues farmers and other rural Minnesotans have to deal with. Although Worthington residents have access to a high-speed connection, much of rural Nobles County does not. Nobles County was ranked 35th out of the...
October 5, 2016 - 9:52pm
September 28, 2016
Nobles County makes strides in broadband thanks to Blandin Foundation
WORTHINGTON -- Nobles County has put its focus on inclusion over the last two years, creating a bevy of resources for immigrants and refugees...
September 28, 2016 - 9:37pm