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County considers up to $17 million in bonding
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September 15, 2016
District 518 plans open houses next week
WORTHINGTON -- Worthington School District 518 will host open houses Tuesday through Thursday at its facilities with the goal of giving residents an opportunity to see the schools’ conditions before they vote on the referendum bond. Superintendent John Landgaard said he hopes residents...
September 15, 2016 - 10:59pm
September 14, 2016
District 518 hosting public open houses
WORTHINGTON -- District 518 invites district residents to come in and the school facilities next week. The open houses are being hosted to give residents the opportunity to see how the facilities are currently being utilized and also to ask questions regarding the upcoming referendum....
September 14, 2016 - 9:33pm
September 12, 2016
Residents still split over district referendum
WORTHINGTON -- An informational meeting was hosted Monday night in the Worthington High School band room to discuss and get input from community members about the upcoming District 518 bond referendum. Superintendent John Landgaard opened the meeting by presenting a chart that displayed...
September 12, 2016 - 11:53pm
September 11, 2016
Meeting on school district bond is tonight
WORTHINGTON -- A public meeting on the District 518 school district bond election will take place at 7 p.m. tonight in the Worthington High School band room. The meetings will provide residents of District 518 the opportunity to gain a better understanding of the master plan and present...
September 11, 2016 - 9:55pm
U of M regents approve $105 million renovation of 88-year-old dorm
MINNEAPOLIS -- The University of Minnesota will spend $104.5 million to bring an 88-year-old dormitory up to modern standards. Regents on Friday approved a renovation for Pioneer Hall that will add 60 beds and create a new 850-seat dining facility for the four Superblock dorms on...
September 11, 2016 - 9:38pm
September 9, 2016
WHS Homecoming has a new look
WORTHINGTON -- Classes are just getting off the ground in ISD 518, but Homecoming is already in the air. Festivities are scheduled at Worthington...
September 9, 2016 - 9:30pm
September 6, 2016
County plans to demolish houses on two new tax-forfeited parcels
WORTHINGTON -- Nobles County commissioners on Tuesday voted to move ahead with plans to demolish houses on two properties recently acquired by the county through tax forfeiture. Tuesday’s action will allow the county auditor-treasurer to advertise for bids for the demolition of...
September 6, 2016 - 9:59pm
Day one, done
September 6, 2016 - 9:39pm
September 5, 2016
School’s open, and there’s plenty to do
WORTHINGTON -- The hallways have been quiet for three months, but they’ll be ringing with voices today as Worthington Middle School and Worthington...
September 5, 2016 - 10:05pm
September 2, 2016
From migrant worker to college professor: Sociology instructor Vargas relates to students with humor, stories
WORTHINGTON -- As the 2016-17 academic year commences for students from pre-school through college age, hundreds of teachers are also back at...
September 2, 2016 - 10:06pm
August 25, 2016
Franken attends groundbreaking of new school
BENA -- Eighteen years ago, John Parmeter -- a safety compliance officer with the Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig School -- was found unconscious in his office due to some sort of toxic fumes inside the building. On Wednesday, after years of fighting for a new, safer high school, he was able to...
August 25, 2016 - 6:44am
August 24, 2016
Minnesota’s average ACT scores drop
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota’s short-lived requirement that all high school students take the ACT college-entrance exam resulted in a dip in the state’s average overall score. But the state’s education commissioner said greater access to the test is worth it. Although the Legislature...
August 24, 2016 - 10:12pm
South Dakota students save money, get head start on college career
MITCHELL, S.D. -- For her first year at Black Hills State University, Lily Hoffman is “ahead of the game.” Hoffman, a recent graduate from Mitchell High School, spent the end of her high school career largely preparing for her college career by taking dual credits, or courses...
August 24, 2016 - 6:48am
Backpack distribution is Thursday
WORTHINGTON -- Backpack and school supplies for children who live in Nobles County and will attend grades kindergarten through fourth grade will be handed out from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 230 W. Clary St., Worthington. The program is made possible...
August 24, 2016 - 6:46am
August 23, 2016
Jackson County schools to make levy decision Nov. 8
JACKSON -- In a unanimous vote during its Monday night meeting, the Jackson County Central School Board voted to place two questions on the Nov. 8 ballot seeking an extension and increase of the district’s levy. The 10-year levy approved by voters in the district in 2007 ends...
August 23, 2016 - 9:05pm