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WORTHINGTON — Minnesota West Community and Technical College President Richard Shrubb announced late Thursday that he will retire upon the completion of his contract on July 1, 2014. Shrubb is serving in his sixth year as president of the college. “The faculty, staff, students, and communities served by Minnesota West have made my time here an outstanding experience,” said Shrubb. “With the college on sound footing and prepared to meet the needs of our region and the state, the timing is good for me to pursue new professional challenges.
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Police Department investigated a burglary that occurred Wednesday morning at a 10th Street business. Worthington Director of Public Safety Mike Cumiskey said Wednesday that a call was received at 8:20 a.m. regarding a theft at BenLee’s Café. Approximately $170 was reported missing. The theft was discovered Wednesday morning by employees when they opened at approximately 7:20 a.m., Cumiskey said. The crime is believed to have taken place overnight, he added. Investigation of the incident is continuing.
WORTHINGTON — The Don and Helen Brands home, 1240 Maplewood Drive, took first place in the annual Holiday Lighting Contest sponsored by the Community Improvement Committee of the Worthington Area...
GEORGE, Iowa — The Iowa State Patrol investigated an accident at 1:43 p.m. Tuesday on Lyon County A46, one and a half miles east of George. A feed truck auger came into contact with power lines, damaging a utility pole and the lines. Estimate of damage to the pole and lines, owned by Alliant Energy, was $2,500. The truck sustained no damage. HERON LAKE — The Minnesota State Patrol investigated a one-vehicle rollover at 8:07 p.m. Tuesday on Minnesota 60 at Jackson County 24. Marybeth Sebby, 49, of Heron Lake, was driving a 1999 Pontiac Grand Prix that was a total loss.
WORTHINGTON — Grassroots Community Theatre is planning an interactive dinner theater production of “Flanagan’s Wake” for Feb. 28 and March 1. Auditions for roles, both male and female, will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Dec. 26 at the Elks Lodge, 1105 Second Ave. Auditions will include a cold reading and some physical comedy and are expected to take about 15 minutes. For more information or to schedule an alternate audition time, contact Mary Jane Mardesne, (507) 478-4474.
WORTHINGTON — Here is the Worthington Senior Dining menu for the coming week. Serving is 11:30 a.m. at the Center for Active Living, Worthington. Call 376-6457 to reserve a meal. Meal gift certificates can also be purchased online at lssmn.org/nutrition. Monday, Dec. 23: Hamburger, cheesy potatoes, mandarin oranges, cookie. Tuesday, Dec. 24: Closed. Wednesday, Dec. 25: Closed. Thursday, Dec. 26: Spaghettit w/Italian meat sauce, lettuce w/dressing, green beans, garlic bread w/margarine, ice cream. Friday, Dec. 27: Hot beef sandwich, mashed potatoes w/gravy, stewed tomatoes, peaches.
ST. PAUL — Minnesota schools and their partners are invited to apply for Safe Routes to School grant funds for projects to help more children safely walk and bicycle to...
Accidents WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Police Department investigated an accident reported at 4:40 p.m. Monday at the intersection of 10th and McMillan streets. READING — The Nobles County Sheriff’s Office investigated a report of a vehicle in a ditch at 9:02 a.m. Tuesday at the intersection of McCall Avenue and 200th Street. ADRIAN — The Minnesota State Patrol investigated a rollover accident reported at 9:10 a.m. Tuesday on Interstate 90 near mile marker 23. A 2000 Ford Ranger operated by Richard J.
ADRIAN — The Adrian Branch Library will have its annual Holiday Open House from noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday. Holiday cookies and hot apple cider will be served.
WORTHINGTON —The Worthington branch of the Bank of the West, 1027 Fourth Ave., will host a Holiday Open House from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today. Holiday treats and coffee will be served.