DES MOINES, Iowa — A Worthington man is among three men who have pleaded guilty to poaching deer in Emmet and Kossuth counties in Iowa. Michael Paschke, 45, of Worthington, along with Dakota Isebrand, 21, of Sherburn and Seth Norland, 20, of Ledyard, Iowa, have lost their hunting privileges in Iowa for 25 years and are also banned from hunting in any of the 44 states that are members of the Wildlife Violator Compact, according to a report by KIMT-TV in Mason City, Iowa.
WORTHINGTON — The American Red Cross will host a blood drive from 1 to 7 p.m. Jan. 26 at American Reformed Church, 1720 Burlington Ave. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are preferred. Visit www.redcrossblood.org to make an appointment.
WORTHINGTON — Lt. Gov. Tina Smith will visit Worthington Thursday to show her support for finishing the Lewis & Clark Water connection to the city and giving property tax cuts to farmers. At 11 a.m., Smith will hold a press conference at Prairie Holdings Group with Mayor Mike Kuhle, Troy Larson, executive director of the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System and local business leaders in support of the pipeline project.
Tuesday, Jan. 17 BASKETBALL Boys Marshall, JCC 45 MARSHALL -- For the second time this season, the Marshall Tigers’ height was too much for Big South Conference rival Jackson County Central Tuesday night in high school boys basketball.
Crashes WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Police Department investigated a crash reported at 6:28 p.m. Monday from Ryan’s Road.
WINDOM — The Sons of Norway Stavanger Lodge 1-538 will host its next meeting at 9;30 a.m. Saturday at the Cottonwood County Historical Society, 812 Fourth Ave., Windom.
AARON HAGEN Daily Globe WORTHINGTON -- Stewart Merrigan admitted it was a rough first half. But Merrigan and the Worthington boys basketball team turned up the pressure in the second half en route to a 61-42 victory over Windom Area Friday night.
OKABENA -- Hailey Remme tallied a double-double for Luverne as it defeated Heron Lake-Okabena 42-35 in high school girls basketball on Friday. Remme scored 10 points with 11 rebounds. Kami Sawtelle led the Cardinals with 12 points and had eight rebounds. Gabi Stenzel led the Wildcats with 20 points. Luverne (5-8) plays at Garretson today. Heron Lake-Okabena (2-9) hosts Westbrook-Walnut Grove on Tuesday.