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.
WORTHINGTON — The Southwest Crisis Center is seeking nominations for Faces of Hope, an awareness and fundraising event that honors individuals who have made a difference in the lives of victims and survivors of domestic violence, sexual violence and human trafficking in southwest Minnesota.
Hoop Shoot Results Top performers at the Elk’s Lodge 2287 Hoop Shoot in Worthington: Girls 8-9 1st -- Jayden Spartz 10-25, 2-5, 2-5 2nd -- Natya Khamphan 10-25, 2-5, 1-5 Boys 8-9 1st -- Connor Mebius 19-25 2nd -- Ben Gallagher 14-25 Girls 10-11 1st -- Tarren Spartz 12-25
Ambulance WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Ambulance was dispatched at 11:47 a.m. Monday to Ryan’s Road for a suicidal female. WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Ambulance was dispatched at 12:13 p.m. Monday to the 1700 block of North Humiston Avenue for an adult female. WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Ambulance was dispatched at 2:58 p.m. Monday to the 2100 block of Castlewood Drive for an adult male.
ST. PAUL — Minnesota West Community and Technical College Vice President of Administration was recently awarded the 2016 Chancellor’s Award during the 2016 Chief Financial Officers conference in December and recognized for significant contributions and outstanding efforts. The award recognizes leadership for excellence in financial management and facilities management. It also recognizes the significant contributions and outstanding efforts of special employees at Minnesota State colleges and universities.
WORTHINGTON — Students at St. Mary's School in Worthington know will begin selling raffle tickets Friday as part of the Catholic Schools Raffle. Just one $5 bill gives buyers the opportunity to win a 2017 Jeep Compass (or $20,000 in cash), vacation packages, cool gadgets or other prizes totaling $40,000 in value. St. Mary's and the other 81 participating schools will keep 100 percent of every $5 ticket sold thanks to raffle sponsor Catholic United Financial. The St.