WORTHINGTON — No-parking barricades and sidewalk closures surrounding the historic Thompson Hotel in downtown Worthington are scheduled to be implemented Tuesday night. The action will be taken in preparation for what is scheduled as a two-day pest remediation project of the building.
WORTHINGTON — Violinist Karla Colahan and cellist Olivia Diercks, classically trained musicians from the Midwest who perform together as The OK factor, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Memorial Auditorium Performing Arts Center. The event is the second concert of the season for the Worthington Concert Association. Attendance is restricted to association members.
MARSHALL — In a wild Section 3AA football title tilt Friday night, it was the Redwood Valley Cardinals that hung on the end — barely.
Ambulance 9:42 p.m. Tuesday: 1200 block of 21st Street, Steen, possible drug overdose. 4:31 p.m. Thursday: 500 block of South Shore Drive, Worthington, adult female. 11:01 p.m. Thursday: 1100 block of North Crailsheim Drive, Worthington, adult female with possible heart attack. 8:44 a.m. Friday, Worthington, female with possible broken ankle. Crashes
READING — The Reading Community Center will host its annual “Does Day Out” fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today (Nov. 3) in the community center. A total of 26 vendors and craftspeople will be in attendance, and food will be available for purchase. A lunch of soups and sandwiches from Countryside Inn Steakhouse in Adrian will also be available.
Ambulance 10:21 p.m. Wednesday, 1200 block of Fourth Avenue, adult male having chest pains. 9:22 a.m. Thursday, 1300 block of Eighth Avenue, adult female with severe back and leg pain. Crashes NCSO: car/deer crash, 7:40 p.m. Wednesday, Ahlers Avenue at 310th Street, Ellsworth.
Ambulance 11:12 a.m. Wednesday: 39000 block of 270th Street, Worthington, elderly female lying in road. Worthington Ambulance and Round Lake Rescue dispatched. Crashes NCSO: car/tractor crash, 5:06 p.m. Tuesday, 12000 block of Birkett Avenue, Edgerton. Police NCSO: threats, 6:02 p.m. Tuesday, 21000 block of Paul Avenue.
LUVERNE — Southwestern Mental Health Center Inc. has been selected to receive the Provider of the Year Award by the Board of Directors of NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness of Minnesota). The award recognizes an organization that provides mental health services that demonstrate excellent, respect and best practices. The award will be presented Saturday during the luncheon at NAMI Minnesota Annual Conference at the St. Paul River Centre.
WORTHINGTON — Worthington’s 2017 Community Thanksgiving Dinner will be hosted on Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 22) at First Lutheran Church, 1200 Fourth Ave. All area residents are invited to attend. Serving is from noon to 1:15 p.m. Turkey dinners will be delivered to persons unable to leave their homes. Contact Terry Morrison at 227-1539 no later than Nov. 22 and leave a voice message to request a delivery. Messages should include name, address and number of meals requested.
WORTHINGTON — The “Spirit of Worthington” Trojan marching band captured a season-high score of 85.9 points to win both the Class A parade championship as well as the overall parade sweepstakes award at the 98th annual Anoka Halloween Grand Day Parade on Saturday.