AARON HAGEN Daily Globe WORTHINGTON -- Taylor Noid knows her team is better in the second half. But on Wednesday, it took Noid and the MInnesota West women’s basketball team three quarters to find it’s rhythm. MW used a 20-3 run in the fourth quarter to defeat Rochester 77-58 in a key Southern Division game.
WORTHINGTON — Second Lieutenant Randy Reum officially accepted command of the Worthington-based Civil Air Patrol (CAP) unit during the squadron’s 75th anniversary banquet Tuesday evening at the Elks Lodge, Worthington.
Crashes WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Police Department investigated a crash reported at 1:08 p.m. Wednesday from the alley between Humiston Avenue and Burlington Avenue. Ambulance WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Ambulance was dispatched at 6:55 a.m. Wednesday to the 500 block of Stait Avenue for an adult female who had fallen.
WORTHINGTON — A shop and share fundraiser, sponsored by the Worthington Hy-Vee store, continues through today for Ben Raudenbush and his family. Ben is the infant son of Jesse Raudenbush and Brittany Boomgarden, Worthington. He was born prematurely on Nov. 12 with a rare medical disorder and continues to be hospitalized at the University of Minnesota Children’s Hospital.
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington School District 518 has a firm hired to conduct a phone survey about the district. The district is encouraging people to take the time to answer their phones and participate in the survey that takes approximately 15 to 25 minutes. The phone calls began Wednesday. The survey will consist of approximately 65 questions on a variety of topics and be completed by 400 random participants.
ST PAUL — Due to public concern regarding last fall’s mowing and baling permit announcement, the Minnesota Department of Transportation has extended the timeframe for permit applications by those who want to mow and bale on state highway right of way adjacent to their land and has modified permitting requirements. The agency has worked closely with farmers, lawmakers and agriculture advocacy groups to modify requirements to better serve those who mow while still adhering to the law.
WORTHINGTON — RE/MAX Premier Realty in Worthington has recognized five associates for their sales achievements in 2016. “We’re very proud to have such a strong team representing RE/MAX in the southwest corner of Minnesota and the northwest corner of Iowa,” said Sarah Hayenga, broker/owner of RE/MAX Premier Realty. “We look forward to each associate’s continued success.”
Crashes WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Police Department investigated a crash reported at 7:45 a.m. Tuesday from the 500 block of South Shore Drive. WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Police Department investigated a crash reported at 7:58 a.m. Tuesday. The Worthington Ambulance was also dispatched to the scene. WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Police Department investigated a crash reported at 8:51 a.m. Tuesday from the intersection of Fifth Avenue and 12th Street.
LUVERNE — The 2nd annual Get Hooked Ice Fishing Derby is planned from 1 to 4 p.m. Feb. 11 at The Lake in Luverne. Registration is from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Grand prize, awarded to any age participant who catches the largest fish, is $500. The tournament features $4,000 in prizes for both adults and children. For more information, visit luvernechamber.com. Alternate date in case of inclement weather is Feb. 18.
COLUMBIA, Mo.— The Okoboji Summer Theatre (OST) announced Tuesday its nine productions for the 2017 season. Scheduled are the following: