WORTHINGTON — Many local businesses will be closed Monday in observance of Christmas Day. Worthington city offices will be closed on Monday, as will Nobles County offices. Also closed Monday will be the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce office. The Worthington Post Office will be closed Monday, and there will be no mail delivery.
MARSHALL -- The SW MN Arts Council will offer a workshop to detail and answer questions specifically for the individual artist grant program (for both developing and established career artists), which has an application deadline of Feb. 8, 2017. The free workshop will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 5 at SW MN Arts Council, Marshall.
Ambulance WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Ambulance was paged at 2:12 a.m. Thursday for an adult male who was feeling lightheaded and dizzy. The patient was transported. Police WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Police Department received a report of a stop arm violation at 4:04 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Clary Street and Turner Street.
Crashes WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington Police Department investigated a crash reported at 5:32 p.m. Tuesday from the 500 block of Humiston Avenue. WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington Police Department investigated a hit-and-run reported at 5:35 p.m. Tuesday from the 1000 block of Oslo Street. WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington Police Department investigated a crash reported at 2:26 p.m. Wednesday from South Lake Street and Lake Street.
WORTHINGTON -- Candidates interested in serving on the District 518 school board are asked to submit a letter of interest detailing their background and reasons why they want to serve. Letters of interest may be submitted by mail (Worthington School District Office, 1117 Marine Ave., Worthington), email ( email@example.com ) or dropped off at the district office no later than 4 p.m. Jan. 2, 2017. Due to the holiday schedules:
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Historical Society announces 36 recipients of 38 Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Small Grants (up to $10,000 each), totaling $319,726 in 19 counties. Small grants are awarded quarterly to help nonprofit and educational organizations, government units and tribal organizations preserve and share Minnesota history. This cycle of awards was approved by the MNHS Executive Council on Nov. 29.
WORTHINGTON — Minnesota Wing, Civil Air Patrol, has officially appointed Lieutenant Randy Reum commander of Worthington Composite Squadron Tuesday. Reum succeeds former commander Lt. Rod Sankey in a long line of civilian volunteers who have led Worthington Composite Squadron since it chartered with the national organization in January 1942. An official Change of Command ceremony will take place next month at a date yet to be announced to coincide with the squadron’s public celebration of its 75th anniversary.
WILLMAR -- The Southwest Minnesota Continuum of Care, a housing and services planning group working to address homelessness in 18 counties, will host its annual meeting from 10 a.m. to noon Jan. 12. The organization meets monthly in Willmar and Marshall and is comprised of all interested community agencies and individuals. It tracks need, secures resources, and works to reduce and end homelessness in the region.
Crashes WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington Police Department investigated a crash reported at 9:43 a.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Oxford Street and McMillan Street. WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington Police Department investigated a crash reported at 9:47 a.m. Tuesday at the roundabout. Police
WORTHINGTON — The Community Improvement Committee of the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce, Daily Globe and Worthington Public Utilities sponsored Holiday Lighting Contest. The homes were judged on best use of color, most original, best composition, most spectacular and best expression of Christmas.