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WORTHINGTON — Representatives of many nations will converge in downtown Worthington for this year’s International Festival. These representatives, though, aren’t special envoys from the United Nations — they’re our neighbors, coworkers and friends. Some of these Worthingtonians — whether they hail from Scandinavia or the Horn of Africa — will provide the community with a friendly, educational look into aspects of their culture and traditions.
WORTHINGTON — Borjan Jaksic of Boki Gelato is returning to the International Festival for a third year, bringing his homemade sweet-and-icy treats for Worthington area residents to enjoy. “We’re based out of Sioux Falls, and I started our gelato place a little more than three years ago. We make everything from scratch — for example, we’ll be bringing six pounds of fresh strawberries along — and it tastes really, really good,” Jaksic enthused.
WORTHINGTON — While the International Festival begins Friday, July 14 and continues through Saturday, it will unofficially kick off at 7 p.m. Thursday, with a presentation of the drama “Where is Home?” presented by local residents Jim Krapf, Gary Brandt and Leann Enninga.
WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Government Center courtyard in Worthington will be bursting with music — especially of the lighthearted dance variety — during the 2017 International Festival, July 14-15.
WORTHINGTON — Coming off a successful 2016 campaign, Worthington High School’s 175-member ‘Spirit of Worthington’ Trojan Marching Band begins another season of marching and musicianship this week.
WORTHINGTON — Building off the successful donation and usage of the City of Worthington’s new cross-country trail groomer, City Administrator Steve Robinson and his colleagues are increasing winter trail offerings. New multi-use winter recreation trails are currently being planned for both the former Prairie View Golf Links property and Minnesota West’s campus. From Robinson’s perspective, this recreation-development decision is simply a smart use of current resources.
WORTHINGTON — The American fascination with finding the healthiest food and dieting has been evident since at least the late 19th century, when Dr. John Harvey Kellogg invented corn flakes in 1894 as a form of improved food for his sanitarium patients. Diets and advice books written by medical professionals have offered a dizzying array of oftentimes conflicting opinions to the public. Many of these diets — see the grapefruit diet and the cookie diet for faddish failures — have been less than healthful and completely unhelpful.
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington School Board and MSBA (Minnesota School Boards Association) Director of Governmental Relations Grace Keliher Tuesday night presented to District 22 Sen. Bill Weber the MSBA’s Legislator of the Year Award.
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