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Data: Feb. 21, 2018
Calling it a 'disruption' to education, Bemidji superintendent cancels walkout event against gun violence
Gun control rally at Minn. Capitol draws unexpected crowd
Police go on offense during Super Bowl, nab 94 men in sex trafficking stings
State settles for $850M in 3M lawsuit
Boys basketball: Trojans upend JCC, 73-57
Tuesday sports roundup: HL-O boys upset RRC
Gophers unveil new football uniforms for 2018 season
Finally in NHL, Wild rookie Nick Seeler intends to stay
Gophers coach Richard Pitino was 'focused on what we have,' not Reggie Lynch
Column: Main goal of hospice -- monitor symptoms, maintain comfort
Column: Biodiesel gives the region a boost
Column: Keeping southwest Minnesota a vibrant place to live
Commentary: Why are natural disasters called an act of God?
Commentary: Liars required for 'fake news' to proliferate
William Bill Horne
Mary "Betty" Anderson
Katie Melvina Burket
Carlyle James Thaemlitz
Cold weather car safety
'Be our guest' to another Disney classic
Rubber plants follow natural tree-like tendency
Disheveled Theologian: Of mince and (paper) men
Still visit those who no longer recognize you
out and about
Huisman 60th anniversary
Boltjes 50th anniversary
Heeringa 70th anniversary
Koehne 60th anniversary
Birth: Elizabeth Ruth Standafer
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
January 26, 2015
Letter: Water concerns are valid at Prairie View course
By Kathy Fodness, Rushmore Regarding the closing of Prairie View Golf Links, I read the second article written by Ron Wood, but missed the first one. Not knowing or having met Mr. Wood, I was unaware that, as it was put, “he didn’t leave the council in the smoothest of fashions.”...
January 26, 2015 - 5:18pm
Column: New bill would boost health care for seniors
By Barb Atchison, Administrator, South Shore and Crossroads Care Centers, Worthington My dad once said, “You don’t realize you are getting older and all of a sudden, you’re there.” The Globe has published two articles about the need for reform in nursing home funding in...
January 26, 2015 - 5:17pm
Letter: Tax relief could soon be on its way
The Minnesota House of Representatives has taken the first step toward providing tens of thousands of Minnesotans with tax relief by recently approving a tax conformity proposal. I supported the measure. This is the first bill approved by the full House this year, and it is urgently...
January 26, 2015 - 5:16pm
January 21, 2015
Letter: Winners named in Elks essay contest
Editor’s note: The Worthington Elks Lodge has announced the winners in its essay contest for fifth- and sixth-graders. Entrants were asked to write about “What the Pledge of Allegiance Means to Me.” The following, in order, are the first-, second- and third-place winners. I...
January 21, 2015 - 5:58pm
January 20, 2015
Letter: Kiwanis International marking 100th birthday
By Joanne Carlson, 2014-15 President, Worthington Early Risers Kiwanis Club; and Dale Carlson, 2000-01 Past Governor, Minnesota-Dakotas Kiwanis District Kiwanis International is celebrating 100 years of service to communities and especially service to youth. January 21, 1915, marks...
January 20, 2015 - 4:27pm
January 19, 2015
Letter: Committee will work for all in agriculture
The first hearings for the Minnesota House Agriculture Finance Committee have taken place, and I’m pleased with how the committee has taken shape. I’m honored to be the ag finance chair, and I believe this is the most bipartisan, diverse, geographically balanced group we’ve...
January 19, 2015 - 6:04pm
January 12, 2015
Letter: "Real ag," and a key to Minnesota's future
By District 20B Rep. David Bly, Member, House committees on Agriculture Policy and Agriculture Finance, DFL-Northfield As a state legislator representing rural Minnesota, I believe that it’s important we articulate a future for rural Minnesota that includes a place for small-...
January 12, 2015 - 3:35pm
Letter: Southwest Minnesota has something for everyone
By District 22. Sen. Bill Weber, R-Luverne, and District 16 Sen. Gary Dahms, R-Redwood Falls As members of the Minnesota Senate who represent southwest Minnesota, we are concerned about Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Commissioner’s Tom Landwehr’s comment that “there...
January 12, 2015 - 3:33pm
January 6, 2015
Letter: Rural mail will suffer with more rural plant closures
By John Edgecombe Jr., Publisher, The Nebraska Signal, Geneva, Neb., and President, National Newspaper Association A friend of mine from South Dakota noted that the U.S. Postal Service delivered a lump of coal to many small towns last Christmas when it proceeded to eliminate overnight...
January 6, 2015 - 4:52pm
January 5, 2015
Letter: Be sure to give blood at Jan. 29 Red Cross event
By Rose Weitgenant, American Red Cross volunteer, Worthington Looking for a way to give back to the community but don’t have a lot of time to volunteer? The American Red Cross reminds people that in only about an hour, those eligible can help save lives by donating blood and...
January 5, 2015 - 4:01pm
January 2, 2015
Letter: Christmas, vacation time have been enjoyable in Germany
By Jessica Herrera, Worthington exchange student to Crailsheim Warm season’s greetings, Worthington. I am Jessica Herrera, this year’s German exchange student. It has been five months since I arrived in Germany. Since the last letter I wrote in November, so much has happened. This...
January 2, 2015 - 9:39pm
January 1, 2015
Letter: A changing of the season at the WCC food shelf
By Carl Nagel and Kristin Walerius, Co-Directors, Worthington Christian Church Food Shelf This past year has seen many changes at the Worthington Christian Church Food Shelf. Longtime director Jennifer Griffith stepped down, and new co-directors Carl Nagel and Kristin Walerius...
January 1, 2015 - 9:31pm
December 30, 2014
Letter: Be careful driving on Murray County highway
By Earl K. Halverson, Fulda Highway 59 between Slayton and Fulda recently had a bump-for-lump facelift. It could leave travelers with bladder control or speaking with loose dentures in a dilemma.
December 30, 2014 - 8:31pm
Letter: Community's kindness was appreciated
By LaVonne and Arlen Foss, Worthington Sometimes words cannot adequately express feelings of the heart. Such was the case last Sunday, Dec. 21st, when we saw the congregation and the community’s expression of love and support for our ministry these past 25 years. Thank you for...
December 30, 2014 - 8:30pm
December 29, 2014
Letter: Reach out to all, with love
By Shannon Younce, Portland, Ore. I recently read an engaging book titled “Lord, Save Us From Your Followers.” I was particularly struck by author Dan Merchant’s recounting of his experience reaching out to Portland’s LGBT community. He attended a Pride NorthWest gathering...
December 29, 2014 - 5:22pm