WORTHINGTON — The Minnesota Department of Human Rights will host a meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at St. Mary’s Church that will educate people on how to apply to be a part of a state board or commission. Learn more and register online at mn.gov/mdhr.
Ambulance 5:52 a.m. Thursday: 400 block of George Avenue, Worthington, adult female who fell and experienced hip pain. 12:41 p.m. Thursday: 200 block of Lakehill Drive, Worthington, adult male having a seizure. Crashes WPD: 4:12 p.m. Wednesday. WPD: hit-and-run, 9:08 p.m. Wednesday, 1000 block of Ryan’s Road. Police
Ambulance 7:08 p.m. Tuesday: 300 block of Nobles County 5, Worthington, adult male with chest pain. Police WPD: stop arm violation, 4:03 p.m. Tuesday, 200 block of 10th Street. WPD: vandalism, 11:32 a.m. Wednesday, 1700 block of North Humiston Avenue. WPD: disorderly male juvenile, 2:21 p.m. Wednesday, 1000 block of Diagonal Road.
WORTHINGTON — Nancy Johnson’s first-graders at St. Mary’s School were asked: How do you prepare a turkey for Thanksgiving? Below are their answers. I’ll buy my turkey at WalMart. First kill it because it’s alive. Cook it in the oven for five minutes.It’s done because my mom yells at me to eat it.
ROCK VALLEY, Iowa -- Lizzy Blum scored 14 points, Emily De Ruyter scored 12, and Lexie Van Kekerix added 11 as Rock Valley defeated Sibley-Ocheyedan 60-28 in girls basketball on Tuesday. Rock Valley went out fast, leading 38-15 at halftime. The Generals were unable to score in double figures in any of the four quarters, getting 6, 9, 8 and 5 points in each of the periods. Carley Seivert scored seven points to lead S-O. Teammates Megan Grimes, Toni Lonneman and Kelli Greenfield had six points apiece.
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Hy-Vee Inc. announces that it will open its first Wahlburgers restaurant franchise at the Mall of America this summer.
Crashes WPD: minor crash, 2:43 p.m. Tuesday, 2000 block of U.S. 59.
BY AARON HAGEN The Globe WORTHINGTON -- Before taking the mat Tuesday, Michael Preuss asked his coach a question. “Do you want six points?” A sophomore on the Minnesota West wrestling team, Preuss saw his team was down by six points entering his 184-pound match and asked head coach Bryan Cowdin if he wanted a pin to tie the dual. Of course, Cowdin said yes.
WORTHINGTON — Len Bakken, human resources director for JBS Worthington, was appointed to the Gov. Mark Dayton’s Workforce Development Board as a business representative, the governor’s office announced Tuesday. His seat is effective Nov. 26 and will expire Dec. 31, 2020.
WOODSTOCK — Woodstock Telephone Company received a $363,851 grant Tuesday from the Minnesota Border-to-Border Broadband program to expand wireless service to serve 135 unserved households, 540 unserved businesses and one unserved community anchor institution in rural Pipestone County. Woodstock will improve unserved levels to a minimum of 25Mbps download and 3Mbps upload with higher speeds of 75Mbps/25Mbps and above where available. Woodstock will provide a local match of $363,852.