Crashes WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Police Department responded to a crash at 4:41 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Oxford Street and Diagonal Road. Ambulance WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Ambulance was paged at 7:18 p.m. Wednesday to the 1800 block of Collegeway. WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Ambulance was paged at 11:56 p.m. Wednesday to the 1200 block of Ryan’s Road for an adult male.
ROSEVILLE – With just over 24 hours to spare, an Austin resident arrived at the Lottery’s headquarters in Roseville to claim a $50,000 prize. Her winning Powerball ticket was purchased for the Jan. 13, 2016 drawing and was set to expire at 5 p.m. Friday. Debra Newman said she didn’t claim the prize earlier because, “It was a rough year and I thought for sure (the deadline to claim) was February. I heard on the news that a ticket purchased in Austin was going to expire and I thought, ‘Wait a minute, that’s me,’” she said.
SCOTT RALL Daily Globe outdoors columnist Life is full of great sayings. I use them in this space all the time. My favorite saying for today is that “beauty is in the eye of the beholder.”
AARON HAGEN Daily Globe WORTHINGTON -- It was a chance at a new beginning for the Minnesota West men’s basketball team. Wednesday marked the beginning of the Southern Division schedule, giving every team a clean slate in pursuit of a playoff spot. For much of Wednesday’s game, Riverland and West battled in a tight matchup. But a 20-3 run midway through the second half propelled the Blue Devils to a 75-68 victory.
SLAYTON — The Southwest Regional Development Commission will be sponsoring an orientation for newly elected local government officials and interested persons from 8 a.m. to noon Feb. 4. The orientation will be held at the Center for Regional Development Office, 2401 Broadway Ave., Slayton.
FAIRMONT -- Bryanna Peterson won all four events for Martin County Area, but Worthington owned the rest of the top three spots in each event on its way to defeating the Magic 141.725-135.225 in high school gymnastics Tuesday night. “We stuck together as a team,” Worthington head coach Joni Reitmeier said. “We had new routines and added in some exciting gymnastics that the girls hit on.”
FULDA -- Tracy-Milroy-Balaton/Westbrook-Walnut Grove won a pair of wrestling matches Tuesday at a triangular meet in Fulda. There was a 46-27 win over Luverne and a 69-9 win over Fulda/Murray County Central. In another match, Luverne defeated F/MCC 16-12. Luverne standout Solomon Nielsen earned a fall in 4:32 over TMB/WWG’s Jace Paplow at 170 pounds. The Cardinals also got pins from Tucker Oeltjenbruns at 126 pounds, Riley Baker at 132 and Jake Haugen at 160.
WORTHINGTON — The Regatta committee will again run a T-shirt contest for this year’s Regatta T-shirt design. The design must include a windsurfing and music component. The winner will receive $50 in Chamber checks, a Regatta T-shirt and recognition at the opening ceremony on stage.
Crashes WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington Police Department investigated a crash reported at 9:46 a.m. Tuesday from the 600 block of Oxford Street.