Skip to main content
District 518 superintendent a finalist in superintendent search of another Minnesota school district
Minn. motor vehicle licensing fix plans headed to final negotiations
Anti-pipeline video game sparks bill over Minn. arts legacy funds
Minn. fraudster's victims want money back to use for Hmong homeland in Southeast Asia
Third consecutive catch-and-release summer walleye season announced for Lake Mille Lacs
Carter's OT tally leads Kings past Wild
Fight breaks out after Minn. high school game
COLLEGE MEN'S HOCKEY: Without Minnesota, North Dakota, NCAA field lacks some of college hockey's blue bloods
Harden, Rockets hold off Timberwolves
Park pulls away for Founders Cup win
With a perfect son, it's hard not to be 'that parent'
Commentary: For Pelican Rapids, losing McDonald's a blow
Shout out to our teachers
How little -- not big -- moments remind you about living
Staging your home not as easy as you think
Irvin R. Swanson
Patricia Eileen Mills
Rubie M. Buller
No more crying? Testing the tearless onion
A place to call home: Central Minn. parents open their arms to children with special needs
Doors to a better place: After years of unrest, stability coming to group homes
Disheveled Theologian: It's your choice
Change in ‘milestone’ announcements takes effect March 31
out and about
Birth: Hailey Jean DeGroot
Holtrop 60th anniversary
Smit 70th anniversary
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
February 28, 2018
Windom schools give nod to May referendum
WINDOM — A new elementary school and expanded career and technical education (CTE) center may be in the future for Windom Area Schools. Guided by more than three years of research through various focus groups and a recent survey of Independent School District 177 residents, the...
February 28, 2018 - 10:24am
February 14, 2018
It's a 'no' from District 518 voters
WORTHINGTON — After many months of contentious debate, District 518’s hopes of building a new high school and making other facility enhancements were halted Tuesday. Preliminary numbers indicate that voters rejected the district’s $68.5 million bond proposal — its most recent...
February 14, 2018 - 3:08pm
FULL STORY: It's a 'no' from District 518 voters
WORTHINGTON — After many months of contentious debate, District 518’s hopes of building a new high school and making other facility enhancements...
February 14, 2018 - 1:31pm
February 9, 2018
Please vote on Tuesday, Feb. 13
By Steve Schnieder, District 518 This is the last of a series of columns written to share information with voters about the Worthington School Referendum that takes place next Tuesday. These are complicated issues with many, many details. Thank you for looking deeply at this issue...
February 9, 2018 - 10:52pm
February 6, 2018
Letter: Support our future leaders and vote yes
As we are getting to the final day to make our decision to support or not support a referendum for our local schools, here are a couple of thoughts. If this referendum is defeated, the issues are still there — the overcrowding is still a problem, the student numbers continue to...
February 6, 2018 - 11:53pm
Letter: District 518 needs won't go away without action
By Jason Turner, Worthington As we are nearing the final day to vote on the much-discussed District 518 referendum, I just want to reiterate a few points that I would like all members of our community to consider before you step into the voting booth.
February 6, 2018 - 11:09pm
Letter: More than one solution to district's space concerns
By Connie Ostrem, Worthington I agree completely with Mark Schutte’s letter to the editor last week. So not only are we being bullied but financial information is being kept from us, too. Why is this school board so wrapped up in one solution? You all have tunnel vision.
February 6, 2018 - 10:55pm
Letter: Will referendum really help today’s young people in the long term?
By James Ewy, Rushmore A recent letter to the editor written by Roger Elgersma caught my attention. What stood out is why someone from Pipestone was concerning himself with a District 518 referendum. It then occurred to me that perhaps Mr. Elgersma owned property within the district,...
February 6, 2018 - 10:51pm
Letter: Three reasons to vote 'yes' on referendum
By Jenny Andersen, Worthington As Feb. 13 quickly approaches, I invite you to think about just three things in regards to the bond referendum.
February 6, 2018 - 10:42pm
February 3, 2018
Support our Schools, WCPC release campaign financial reports
WORTHINGTON — The Independent School District 518’s ongoing attempts at passing a bond referendum for a new high school has some area residents dipping into their personal pocketbooks. The district’s current $68.5 million bond proposal is no different, as select individuals...
February 3, 2018 - 8:26am
February 2, 2018
Letter: With yes vote, our kids can keep changing the world
By Jim Krapf, Worthington The T-shirt that I recently purchased through Early Risers Kiwanis reads: “CHANGE THE WORLD - K-Kids - Prairie Elementary.” The mission of Kiwanis is to "Serve the Children of the World." K-Kids is a program for Prairie students to develop their leadership...
February 2, 2018 - 10:49pm
Column: Worthington school referendum FAQ's
WORTHINGTON — As a Worthington School Board member, it is my responsibility to seek your input on the decisions we make as your representatives....
February 2, 2018 - 10:42pm
January 30, 2018
Letter: Our students deserve the best we can give them
By Beth Rickers Namanny, Worthington Shortly after I turned 18 years of age, there was a school board election. My dad made a point of taking me to the polling place, where I registered and cast my first vote. I came away that day with two clear messages that I still believe more...
January 30, 2018 - 10:46pm
Letter: Referendum will break the camel's back
By Mark Schutte, Rushmore
January 30, 2018 - 10:42pm
January 27, 2018
Weber, Hamilton talk immigration, online sales tax, school referendum
WORTHINGTON — District 22 Sen. Bill Weber, R-Luverne, and District 22B Rod Hamilton, R-Mountain Lake, visited Worthington on Saturday morning...
January 27, 2018 - 6:22pm