WORTHINGTON — The El Riad Shrine Circus, sponsored by the Worthington Area Shrine Circus, will have performances at 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. June 22 at the Worthington Hockey Arena. Tickets are available now for the circus. Organizers note that the tickets are mistakenly printed with the date “Friday, June 22, 2017.” The circus is actually scheduled for Thursday, June 22.
LUVERNE — The Rock County Master Gardener Program will host its 13th annual plant sale from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday in the Bomgaars parking lot in Luverne. Gardeners are encouraged to bring their extra pre-priced annuals, perennials and more to sell. No professional growers will be part of the sale. For more information, phone (507) 283-4019.
WORTHINGTON — “Uncommon Facts About Common Birds,” a presentation by wildlife photographer and writer Stan Tekiela, will begin at 7 p.m. June 7 at the Center for Active Living, 211 11th St., Worthington.
WORTHINGTON — As summer approaches, the American Red Cross urges eligible blood donors to roll up a sleeve to help ensure a sufficient supply for patients in need.
PIPESTONE — The Pipestone County Museum, in conjunction with the Pipestone Civil War Days, will be providing guided ghost tours through the downtown area with stories of the paranormal and the ghosts who inhabit local homes and businesses in Pipestone beginning May 27.
SCOTT RALL Daily Globe outdoors columnist It is Wednesday the 10th and Worthington just got 1.25 inches of rain overnight at my parents’ house on Lakehill Drive.
Ambulance WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Ambulance was dispatched at 7:46 p.m. Tuesday to the 1500 block of Clary Street for an adult female. WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Ambulance was paged at 1:46 p.m. Wednesday to the 1500 block of Darling Drive for an adult female. Crashes BREWSTER — The Nobles County Sheriff’s Office investigated a hit-and-run crash reported at 8:25 p.m. Tuesday.
WORTHINGTON — Relay for Life of Nobles County will host an event kick-off open house from 5 to 7 p.m. May 30 at Local Harvest, 30784 Minnesota 266, Worthington. Light snacks will be available. All are welcome to come and learn about Relay for Life, meet the committee and learn about the fun changes for the 2017 relay.
Crashes WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Police Department investigated a hit-and-run crash reported at 6:58 p.m. Monday from the 500 block of Pershing Boulevard. WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Police Department investigated a crash reported at 9:40 p.m. Monday from the intersection of Joosten Road and Nobles County 33. Fire
MINNEAPOLIS — A former employee of Anytime Fitness in Worthington has been charged in the death of a 1-year-old girl, according to a WCCO report. Nicholas Larson, 27, of Shakopee is facing a charge of second-degree murder. Authorities say his DNA was found on the ears of baby Tara Engman, who died of a traumatic brain injury in December 2015, WCCO reported.