WORTHINGTON — The Southwest Crisis Center (SWCC) will be hosting a domestic and sexual violence training Sept. 17-24 in Worthington. The training is free and open to the public.
WORTHINGTON — Kendrick Bickett, Worthington, was one of three Minnesota 4-H and FFA members to be awarded a $4,000 scholarship from the Minnesota Livestock Breeders’ Association during the Minnesota State Fair. Participants are selected based on leadership experience and personal growth achievements. Additionally the scholarship rewards academic excellence and outstanding livestock production.
WORTHINGTON — Living Well with Diabetes, a six-week workshop designed to help adults with type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes learn self-management skills and increase their confidence in managing their diabetes, will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesdays beginning Sept. 18.
PIPESTONE — Cary Griffith, the author of “Gunflight Burning: Fire in the Boundary Waters,” will discuss his book at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Meinders Community Library. Griffith’s book, released in May, is a comprehensive account of the dramatic events around the Ham Lake fire of 2007, one of the largest wildfires in Minnesota history.
PIPESTONE — A national day of service and volunteerism at Pipestone National Monument is scheduled for Sept. 22. Volunteers are needed to assist with collection of seeds from the native tallgrass prairie from 9 to 11 a.m. The seeds will be used to continue prairie restoration on 15 acres of land donated to the Monument by the Trust for Public Land in 2006.
BIGELOW — American Legion Post 496 will host its 2019 membership registration and pork chop supper on Sept. 12 with a social time at 5 p.m. and meal at 6 p.m. at the post home in Bigelow. Paid-up membership gets a free meal. The post encourages any veterans in the community who are not members to come join a group made up of veterans and a group that supports all veterans.
GRANITE FALLS — Pioneer Public Television will be airing two back-to-back debates on Thursday, Sept. 13. The first will be between Minnesota House District 22A candidates Joe Schomacker, R-Luverne, and Maxwell Kaufman, DFL-Fulda, at 7 p.m. Immediately following, Minnesota House District 22B candidates Rod Hamilton, R-Mountain Lake, and Cheniqua Johnson, DFL-Worthington, will have their debate. Paul Raymo of Madison will moderate.
FOOTBALL HL-O/F 30, RRC 29 FULDA -- In an exciting 9-man high school football game between two evenly-matched teams, Heron Lake-Okabena / Fulda scored last and came up with a defensive stop to end Red Rock Central’s final drive Friday night, giving the Coyotes a 30-29 victory.
BY SCOTT RALL The Globe outdoors columnist I find it hard to understand how a dog owner can let the dog lay on the couch for 11 months and then can’t understand why the dog gets so tired on opening day.
BY LES KNUTSON The Globe TRACY -- Paced by a typical first-place performance by sophomore sensation Morgan Gehl, along with a closely-bunched finish from its next pack of four, the Murray County Central / Fulda Rebels claimed the girls’ team title of the Panther Invitational high school cross country meet at the Tracy Golf Course Thursday.