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HERON LAKE — The Heron Lake Watershed District was awarded the Minnesota Association of Watershed District’s (MAWD) Project of the Year award for its “Grassroots Effort to Bring Back Fulda Lakes” project during the MAWD annual meeting Friday at Arrowwood Resort, Alexandria. Each year, the association honors innovative programs and projects that have achieved project partnerships, public benefit, use of creative solutions, innovative project financing and management, project success and address a clearly defined project. Award nominations were submitted by 11 watershed districts across the
Correction In the recipe for Christmas Overnight Cookies, which appeared in the Daily Globe’s Holiday Recipe Guide, the recipe should include the use of three eggs. Accidents WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Police Department investigated a report of an accident at 6:27 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of Burlington Avenue and Okabena Street. WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Police Department investigated a report of a hit and run at 12:48 p.m.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — In recognition of exceptional marketing efforts in the architecture, engineering, planning and environmental consulting industry, ZweigWhite has announced the winners of The Zweig Letter 2013 Marketing Communications Excellence awards. A panel of judges composed of industry practitioners and marketing communications professionals assessed each entry based on results achieved (such as increased leads, more inbound inquiries, new projects, etc.), as well as creativity and marketing objectives. Short Elliott Hendrickson, Inc., which has its corporate office in St.
WORTHINGTON — Marco has announced the acquisition of Trust Technology Services, an information technology and managed services company that serves clients throughout the Bemidji area. The employees from Trust Technology Services have joined the Marco team. Marco has been providing IT solutions since 1985 and currently serves more than 18,000 clients throughout the Upper Midwest and nationally. The company started its Managed IT Services business unit in 2007 and is currently adding more than 30 Managed IT Services customers per month.
SPENCER, Iowa — Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Associates, PC, welcomes oral surgeon Karen Potaczek, who is acquiring the practice from Dr. John Synhorst. Synhorst is retiring on Dec. 1. Potaczek looks forward to relocating from the Quad Cities to northwest Iowa. “I like the Midwest,” she said. “I grew up in Wisconsin and enjoy outdoor activities such as biking, rollerblading, walking and swimming.
JACKSON — Nearly 500 people attended Federated Rural Electric’s 78th annual meeting Nov, 23 at the Fairmont Five Lakes Elementary School. “We served 480 members pancakes,” said Richard Burud, Federated’s general manager. “We had 307 members register.” Members elected director David Meschke, Welcome, for District 5 and Bruce Brockmann, Granada, for District 6. On the Nominating Committee, David Bulfer; was elected for District At Large. In addition, Federated recognized retiring Director Jim Oltman, Granada, for his 20 years of service. President David A.
Accidents WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Police Department investigated a report of a hit and run at 4:03 p.m. Friday. A child was hit by a van by Azteca. WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Police Department investigated a report of an accident at 4:43 p.m. Friday on 10th Street. WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Police Department investigated a report of an accident at 5:26 p.m. Friday at Dollar Tree. FULDA — The Nobles County Sheriff’s Department investigated a report of an accident at 1:20 a.m. Saturday in rural Fulda. A car went into the ditch and caught on fire.
WORTHINGTON — All Day FORE Africa will host a benefit Christmas concert from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at BenLee’s Café, 212 10th St., Worthington. “All Day FORE Africa Sings on for Christmas” will allow attendees to enjoy lunch and listen to festive entertainment on BenLee’s main stage. Scheduled performers include Kailey Wendland, Aubrey and Cindy Anderson, Annie Lesnar, Alex Purdy, Selina Hua, Anna Meyer, Laura Koepsell, Ethan Meyer and more. All proceeds will benefit All Day Fore Africa and be used to build a medical center in Kibeho, Rwanda.
LUVERNE — Due to the cold weather, the 2013 Winterfest D-Light-Full 5K race on Saturday will be shortened to 1.5 and 2.1 miles. The race will begin at 6 p.m., with registration from 5 to 5:45 p.m., at the Luverne Aquatic and Fitness Center. Other Winterfest events will continue on schedule. For questions, please call coordinator Dave Duffy at (507) 920-3345.
A 2-year-old boy was injured in an accident involving an all-terrain vehicle at 1 p.m. Wednesday in rural Adrian. According to information provided Thursday morning by Nobles County Sheriff Kent Wilkening, some children were riding four-wheelers at the Dale Bullerman farm on Dillman Avenue when an ATV flipped over and pinned the toddler underneath. The boy was transported to Sanford Worthington Medical Center, but was later airlifted to Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D., for further treatment of breathing problems. No condition report was available on the child.