WORTHINGTON: The American Legion Post 5, VFW Post 3958 and local Scouts will present graveside services at 8:30 a.m. at Memorial Gardens Cemetery, 9 a.m. at St. Mary’s Cemetery, 9:30 a.m. at Worthington Cemetery, and 10 a.m. at Freedom Shore Park and Veterans Memorial. A Memorial Day program will begin at 11 a.m. at Chautauqua Park, with Dan Anderson as the guest speaker. The ‘Amazing’ Worthington City Band will perform as part of the program.
WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Sheriff’s Office recently wrapped up its second annual drug take-back drive, collecting approximately 16 pounds of county residents’ unwanted and unneeded prescription and over-the-counter medications. Nobles County deputies safely disposed of medications last week from these communities: Round Lake, 7.9 pounds; Brewster, 2.6 pounds; Wilmont, 2.4 pounds; Adrian, 2 pounds; Ellsworth, 1 pound; and Rushmore, less than .1 pounds.
Luverne 14, MCC 3 SLAYTON -- Luverne was dominant against Murray County Central in high school baseball on Tuesday. Ben Serie pitched the first four innings for the Cardinals, and collected five strikeouts. Declan Beers was walked three times and collected three RBIs. The Cardinals had two players get two hits; Colby Crabtree and Jaxon Nelson. Nate Everson had two hits for the Rebels.
Top seeds Edgerton/Southwest Christian (3A) and Pipestone Area (3AA) each advanced through the first day of the section softball tournament on Tuesday, and the Arrows were remarkably dominant. Pipestone Area beat Redwood Valley 10-0 in five innings and St. James Area 13-0 in five innings, and both games were no-hitters by the Arrows’ peerless senior pitcher, Shelby Bloemendaal. She threw a perfect game in the second game.
Crashes WPD: 6:31 p.m. Monday, Clary and Oslo streets.
WORTHINGTON — It was a busy morning of candidate filings at the Nobles County Auditor-Treasurer’s office Tuesday, the first day individuals could file for public office at the county, state and federal level. By 10 a.m., the local office received seven candidate filings, with no additional filings before the end of the day. Those who have filed for Nobles County offices thus far are:
NORTH MANKATO -- The Worthington High School girls’ fast-pitch softball team will open Section 2AAA competition Thursday against Mankato West. The game will begin at 5 p.m. at Caswell Park in North Mankato (on field 3). Mankato West is the tournament’s No. 3 seed. Worthington is No. 6. Other first-round games, all at Caswell Park, include Faribault (1) vs. Marshall (8), Mankato East (5) vs. Waconia (4) and Hutchinson (7) vs. New Ulm (2).
BY AARON HAGEN The Globe LUVERNE -- Tyler Reisdorfer says his team doesn’t have one ace pitcher. They have four. And in two wins Monday, the Luverne baseball team’s arms were on display.
BOYS TENNIS Section 3A team tournament Luverne 7, MACCRAY 0 LUVERNE -- Top-seeded Luverne had no trouble at all against eighth-seeded MACCRAY in the quarterfinals of the Section 3A boys team tournament on Monday.
WASECA -- Anneke and Bailey Weg for the girls, and Ben Koepsell, Nick Weg and Jake Prunty for the boys, earned All-Big South Conference golf honors for Worthington High School Monday at the Lakeside Golf Course in Waseca. Anneke carded an 82, which placed her fourth overall, and Bailey shot a 90, placing her 11th. Koepsell had a 78 for seventh place, Nick Weg had a 79 for ninth place, and Prunty placed 11th with an 81.