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 — They may be packed away in a cedar chest or perhaps housed in a storage bin in the attic. Or the handmade coverlets might be displayed on a wall or folded neatly across the foot of the bed in the guestroom.
WORTHINGTON — For Antonio Torres Colindres, Manos Unidas (Hands United in English) is a dream he has for his community — not just the Hispanic community, but the Worthington community...
By the first weekend in December I’ve usually already made several batches of cookies and put them in the freezer. That stash of cookies comes about, not because I’m so...
Just as the rumbling of his motorcycle reverberates through Jess “Chief” Brynjulson’s blood, the words that are inspired by his rides seem to resonate with his fellow motorcycle enthusiasts. Brynjulson, who grew up in Worthington, never expected to write anything of consequence — and certainly never to be an author — recently published a book, “Highway Writings.” A second book is already in manuscript form, and a third is in the initial stages.
MANKATO -- The Minnesota Department of Transportation advises motorists to slow down and use their headlights due to heavy snow and reduced visibility. Safety is MnDOT’s number on priority. Snowplow...
At about the same time The Beatles began to make waves on the rock scene across the big pond, another mop-topped musical group — a trio of singing sisters — caused their own sensation in the Worthington community and beyond with their gospel and folk tunes.
WORTHINGTON — If a picture is worth a thousand words, then Brian Korthals said a lot during his 22-year career as a photographer for the Daily Globe.
Family members do, of course, spar from time to time. But not as intentionally and with as much enjoyment as 10-year-old Logan Barber and his father, Bruce. For the past couple years, Logan and Bruce have taken Taekwondo classes through the martial arts program offered weekly at Max 493 in Worthington, progressing through the ranks and recently earning black belt status together. Taking Taekwondo was Logan’s idea initially. “I watched people on TV and thought it might be cool to do something like that,” said Logan, a fifth-grader at St.
WORTHINGTON — It’s been more than a year since Brian Korthals had to walk away from his post as photographer for the Daily Globe. His battle against stage 4 kidney cancer had gotten to the point where he could no longer continue in his career. More recently, Brian’s wife, Lorraine, fell ill and had to be hospitalized for nearly two weeks.