Beth Rickers is the veteran in the newspaper staff with 25 years as the Daily Globe's Features Editor. Interests include cooking, traveling and beer tasting and making with her home-brewing husband, Bryan. She writes an Area Voices blog called Lagniappe, which is a Creole term that means "a little something extra." It can be found at http://lagniappe.areavoices.com/.
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WORTHINGTON — In past lives, Timothy Arand-McIlrath conjectured with a smirk, he may have been both an architect and a spider. “I like to build, and I like to make...
Editor’s note: This is the third story in a four-part series focusing on graduating seniors at Worthington High School. WORTHINGTON — Anyone listening to Orissa Nitibhon talk about all the activities and events with which he is involved has to wonder how he keeps track of them all and when the Worthington High School senior finds time to sleep. To keep his obligations straight, Orissa makes use of the calendar planners that the school hands out at the beginning of the year, writing in exactly where he has to be at what time. “It’s really convenient that they have these little ones,” he sa
WORTHINGTON — “Did you know that women have a greater chance of developing dementia than breast cancer?” asked Kris Hohensee, director at Worthington’s Center for Active Living. According to the...
The name in bold letters on the front of the album — NOAH — is more than an eye-catching typeface. The name emphasis sums up the story of the musician’s latest project. “This is totally me,” said Noah Hoehn, a 1998 graduate of Worthington High School who now lives in the Twin Cities.
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second story in a four-part series profiling graduating seniors at Worthington High School. WORTHINGTON — Jorge Fuentes isn’t afraid to dream big. He has grand plans for his future and can’t wait to see how they pan out. “The dream is out there,” he said. “You’ve got to go for it.” The Worthington High School senior is anxiously awaiting graduation day, just a little more than a month away.
Last week, I went home from work to bake a cake, hoping to create fodder for this food page while also ending up with a dessert that would be worthy of the Easter holiday table. The recipe was one that I’d spotted on Facebook, and it caught my attention for several reasons. First of all, the accompanying picture showed that it was a pretty pink, which made it look appropriate for spring. Secondly, it featured strawberries, and I’d been craving fresh berries, which I knew were available in the local stores.
WORTHINGTON — For the past few years, Holly Zinn has focused her energies on her job at the Pearson Lakes Art Center in Okoboji, Iowa. Almost immediately after graduating from...
ADRIAN — The city of Adrian is waiting on a $12,000 fix to ensure that its drinking water is safe for all residents to consume. Adrian is one of seven...
WORTHINGTON — Maylary Htoo Apolo is contemplating writing a letter to former first lady Laura Bush. Maylary met the then-president’s wife days before her family departed a refugee camp in...
WORTHINGTON — Worthington’s 10th Street — the main downtown shopping venue — has changed a bit over the last six decades. No longer the city’s sole business district, it still thrives with a variety of retail enterprises, including ethnic markets and niche specialty shops. Businesses have come and gone, but one constant has been Lien Electric, located at 416 10th St.