WINDOM — The local Sons of Norway Stavanger Lodge will host its next monthly meeting April 20 at the Cottonwood County Historical Society, 812 Fourth Ave., Windom. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. with a program about the history of railroads and trains.
APPLETON — “Grow Our Own: Helping the Next Generation Find Success” will air at 9 p.m. Thursday and 12:30 p.m. April 23 on Pioneer Public Television. The program is a collaboration between Pioneer Public Television and Southwest Initiative Foundation to raise awareness about the fact that one in six southwest Minnesota kids lives in poverty.
PIPESTONE — The Pipestone County Museum’s 2017 Brown Bag Lunch series kicks off on Thursday with Verne Long speaking about cameras and photography. Long has recently had his camera collection on display at the museum as part of the Community Collection series. The program takes place at noon at the Museum.
SCOTT RALL Daily Globe outdoors columnist When the Minnesota Legislature is in session, there are many things that happen that have a great effect on the game fish and wildlife of our great state. Some of it is usually good and some of it is usually not so good. This session it appears that there is only going to be the “not so good” stuff and in some cases it,s downright awful.
WORTHINGTON — Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services (SMRLS) will host a free Wills for Seniors Clinic from 1 to 4 p.m. Monday at the Center for Active Living, 211 11th St., Worthington.
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington District 518 Community Education Department will be offering an eight-hour AARP Smart Driver class on April 20-21. The class will run from 6 to 10 p.m. both evenings and take place at the West Learning Center (formerly West Elementary building). Upon completion of this class, a driver will be eligible for a 10 percent discount on their vehicle insurance for the next three years.
LUVERNE --- Pipestone Area junior Tyl Woelber caught the attention of track and field enthusiasts across the state Tuesday when he cleared the high jump bar at six feet, seven inches at the 10-team Cardinal Relays on a nice early-spring day in Luverne. Woelber also won the long jump (21-2.5) and triple jump (43-2.5) events. He completed his day by running a leg on the Arrows’ winning 4x400-meter relay (3:36.02), teaming with Justin Kooiman, Carter Nesvold and Devin Tinklenberg.
Correction First Lutheran Church in Worthington will have services at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. on Easter Sunday. The information was incorrect in the Easter services supplement included in Friday’s edition. Ambulance RUSHMORE — The Worthington Ambulance and Rushmore Rescue were dispatched at 11:34 p.m. Monday for an adult female experiencing chest pains.
WORTHINGTON — The Early Risers Kiwanis Club of Worthington will host its second annual Kiwanis Grocery Dash at 8 p.m. May 1 at Fareway Grocery.
WORTHINGTON — The E.O. Olson Trust Board annual meeting will be at 8 a.m. April 19 in the Worthington City Hall council chambers. The Olson Trust was created in 1964 by local businessman E.O. Olson as a fund designated for water-related projects. Only the interest earnings on the trust are spent. Funding opportunities will be considered at the meeting. Anyone considering projects related to Lake Okabena or the Okabena-Ocheda Watershed are invited to attend.