WINDOM — A team of five spellers from Worthington Middle School (WMS) a-b-c’ed their way to a third-place finish at the Southwest Minnesota Spelling Bee on Saturday.
WORTHINGTON — Eric Parrish, an instructor of music and theater at Minnesota West Community and Technical College, is lending his talents for a third time to Sioux Empire Community Theatre (SECT) of Sioux Falls, S.D.
ROUND LAKE — At 85, Nellie Davis is able to remain in the same house she and her husband established as their home in 1965 — but only because of the assistance she receives from Sanford home health care nurses. “I’ve gotten home health care services for seven years,” shared Davis, an exuberant and cheerful person despite her numerous health problems.
JACKSON — If youth, intelligence and enthusiasm count for anything in the business of contemporary agriculture, Kyle Coble holds a winning hand. The 28-year- old native of Arkansas City, Kan., joined the staff of New Fashion Pork in June 2015, lending his skills in agricultural research/technology and swine nutrition, and he hasn’t looked back.
WORTHINGTON — With more than 350 District 518 students involved in band programs at Worthington Middle School (WMS) and Worthington High School (WHS), the sound of music is everywhere this week as spring concerts rapidly approach. At 7 p.m. Friday, the 140-member WHS band, directed by Jon Loy, will share its 2017 “Band Bash” performance in the WHS gymnasium.
One year ago The Heron Lake Watershed District hosted a tour of three Best Management Practices sites, demonstrating what it has done to reduce erosion, filter out sediment and nutrients and, overall, improve the waters within its district. The Worthington Chamber Singers presented a spring concert, "Songs and Hymns of Faith," at First United Methodist Church. Eric Parrish conducted the ensemble.
WORTHINGTON — Three Shining Fame Performance dance teams will be performing at the pre-show for the globally known Harlem Globetrotters basketball team Wednesday at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls, S.D.
WORTHINGTON -- In her profession as a Mary Kay Independent Sales Director, Teresa Widboom is all about helping others put their best faces forward. It’s appropriate, then, that Widboom is one of the five 2017 “Faces of Hope” honorees selected by the Southwest Crisis Center (SWCC) as the agency’s annual fundraising dinner, set for April 22, approaches.
One year ago Nobles County commissioners gathered for a special work session to talk about the future of the county's arts center and historical society, and the need for a new library. The theme of the 2016 Spring Fling event for seniors, hosted at American Reformed Church, Worthington, was "Who Gets Grandma's Yellow Pie Plate?" The topic was addressed by keynote speaker Sara Croymans of the University of Minnesota Extension Service.
WORTHINGTON — The sacred cantata “The Seven Last Words of Christ” will be presented at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Worthington’s First United Methodist Church. Written in 1867 by French composer Théodore Dubois, the classic choral work emotionally conveys in song the final words of forgiveness, despair and resignation that Jesus Christ spoke during his crucifixion.