WORTHINGTON — The Clean Energy Resource Teams have announced 39 seed grant awards to organizations across Minnesota. Each region was awarded approximately $20,000. In southwest Minnesota, recipients included:
WORTHINGTON — Minnesota West Community and Technical College will host a Post-Secondary Enrollment Option (PSEO) informational session from 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday.
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has reportedly received a large volume of complaints related to the service quality, customer service and billing practices of Frontier Communications — most of which remain unresolved.
The first steps toward an individual berth to the state wrestling tournament began on Friday night for area wrestlers. In Class A, the athletes descended on Pipestone for the Section 3A tournament. In Section 3AA, Dawson played host. The 2018 Minnesota State High School Wrestling Tournament begins March 2 at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.
BOYS BASKETBALL W-WG 87, Edgerton 46 WESTBROOK -- With a decisive Red Rock Conference victory over Edgerton, Westbrook-Walnut Grove clinched its first conference championship in 20 years. The Chargers, who last won in 1998, improve to 22-3 overall and 14-1 in the conference.
Ambulance 6:28 p.m. Thursday: 1200 block of Oslo Street, Worthington, adult male who had fallen. Crashes WPD: hit-and-run, 4:29 p.m. Tuesday, 1500 block of Joosten Road. NCSO: 4:49 p.m. Thursday, Interstate near mile marker 32, east of Adrian. Rushmore Rescue, Adrian Ambulance and Worthington Ambulance dispatched.
ST. PAUL — A salmonella outbreak has been linked to deli-style chicken salad sold at Fareway grocery stores in Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and Illinois between Jan. 4 and Feb. 9.
BOYS BASKETBALL MCC 64, TMB 50 SLAYTON -- Murray County Central broke away from non-conference opponent Tracy-Milroy-Balaton in the second half. The Rebels were led by Nate Everson and Spencer Wajer who both finished with 18 points. Teammate Tyler Groves added 13 points and eight rebounds. The Panthers’ leading scorers were Fritz Landherr with 14, Matt Zimmerman with 12, and Moses Dolan with nine points.
Ambulance 7:22 a.m. Thursday, male having a seizure, 1300 block of Knollwood Drive, Worthington. 12:46 p.m. Thursday, Brewster Rescue and Worthington Ambulance, adult female passed out, 600 block of Ninth Street, Brewster. Police WPD: harassing communications, 5:47 p.m. Wednesday, 1500 block of North Spring Ave.
SIBLEY, Iowa — WeCare of Osceola County will be hosting a pork loin meal on Sunday as a fundraiser for the family of Brian Daiker. Daiker died unexpectedly on Dec. 5, 2017. He is survived by his wife Jamiey (Gaalswyk) Daiker and two children, ages 11 and 5. Jaimey is employed by the Sibley-Ocheyedan School District.