WORTHINGTON —Three out of four times, Rep. Alice Hausman has to say no. The chair person of the Minnesota House of Representatives Capital Investment Committee, Hausman and other members made a stop in Worthington Thursday on their annual tour to hear bonding requests. “I say no more than I say yes,” Hausman said following Thursday’s presentation at Minnesota West Community and Technical College in Worthington. “Usually I like to be kind and gentle. Sometimes people say I should be not as kind and gentle.
WORTHINGTON —In a spirited discussion Monday afternoon, the Worthington Public Utilities Water and Light Commission set a goal to keep the wastewater rates the same as they were a year...
WORTHINGTON — The Greater Minnesota Partnership, a group created to lobby for needs in the Greater Minnesota area, visited Worthington Friday morning to hear concerns and ideas from community and area residents. “We’re going to use your input to set the legislative agenda for 2014 and develop a strong vision for the future,” said partnership director Dan Dorman.
WORTHINGTON — A total ban on non-essential water usage is now in effect in the city of Worthington. According to Worthington Public Utilities General Manager Scott Hain on Friday, the...
WORTHINGTON — A total ban on non-essential water usage is now in effect. According to Worthington Public Utilities General Manager Scott Hain, the water levels are at a point where...
WORTHINGTON — Appearing before Judge Gordon Moore Thursday morning, the city of Worthington made its case to take action against the owner of the Northland Mall. Mike Kohan, the owner of the Worthington mall, did not appear in court, nor did any representation from Northland Mall Realty, LLC. Following an inspection in mid-June as a result of a drug bust within the former Kmart building, city officials found numerous violations within the structure. The city council declared the building hazardous on Aug.
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WORTHINGTON — The city’s levy may be lower than the pre-certified number. During initial budget meetings, the Worthington city council approved a not-to-exceed levy of 1.3 percent. However, during a special meeting Wednesday, the council set a goal of a .9 percent increase. The final certification will happen in December. Getting to that number didn’t come without work and compromise by the council at a meeting that began on Monday and continued two days later. A total of $25,000 was transferred from the impact funds from the sale of the hospital to put toward a new entrance sig
WORTHINGTON — More budget decisions were made Monday morning during a special city council meeting, though the meeting was continued until Wednesday morning in order to resolve remaining issues. Among items left to discuss Wednesday include transfers from the liquor store to the general fund, entry sign cost and health insurance increases. Council members on Monday made decisions on storm water rates and zoning fees, as well as on Prairie View Golf Links mower and golf cart leasing. City Director of Engineering Dwayne Haffield began Monday morning’s discussion on the storm water budget.