WORTHINGTON — What more could you want for Christmas than free entertainment? Later this month, the city-owned Memorial Auditorium Performing Arts Center (MAPAC) will give back to the community with a chance to enjoy holiday-themed movies on the house.
“I almost wish there weren’t a holiday season. I know nobody likes me. Why do we have to have a holiday season to emphasize it?” — Charlie Brown, in “A Charlie Brown Christmas”
One year ago Fraol Balda and Johanna Andrejew were crowned Snowcoming 2016 king and queen, respectively, in celebratory events at Worthington High School. The Rev. Jim Callahan shared that St. Mary's Catholic Church, Worthington, was announcing itself as an official sanctuary for undocumented immigrants.
One year ago Cody Finke was chosen as the 2016 Nobles County Relay for Life Honorary Chairman. Camryn Baumhoefner, 16, the daughter of Dan and Becky Baumhoefner of rural Fulda, was chosen to travel with 45 other 4-H members from across Minnesota to attend the 2017 Presidential Inauguration in Washington, D.C., in January 2017.
BIGELOW — If, as Dorothy Gale famously asserted, “There’s no place like home,” then Dusty and Tiffany Neugebauer are in exactly the right spot. The young couple, married since 2009 and blessed with two children (son Dyson, 5, and daughter Kinsley, 4), had lived during the early years of their marriage about four miles southeast of Worthington.
“We know how important it is for our children to know that they were loved from the moment they were created and that that love will continue forever.” -- Nikki and Cory Paulzine, excerpt from adoptive family profile SLAYTON — With a bustling bunch of four kids, all age 8 or under, the Paulzine home is a lively, dynamic place every day of the week.
One year ago With the new year, the Worthington Police Department welcomed new officers Jacob Refsland and Dustin Roemeling to their force. Asar Tut, son of Jiokea Tut, was the first baby born at Sanford Worthington Medical Center in 2016. He arrived at 4:28 p.m. on Jan. 3.
WORTHINGTON — For many young couples, New Year’s Eve 2016 was a carefree night of celebration and revelry, capped with champagne and midnight kisses. But Brittany Boomgarden and Jesse Raudenbush were content to spend a quiet evening at the Lakeville home of Raudenbush’s sister, Lynne Sather, happy to have their 3-year-old daughter Jordan with them and grateful for a comfortable haven near the hospital where their infant son, Benjamin, is undergoing round-the-clock care.
One year ago A few days following an already white Christmas, Mother Nature dropped another five inches of snow on Worthington. Windom had by far the most in the area, at 9.1 inches. Wind gusts of more than 25 miles per hour added to the mix, causing hassles for drivers and creating low visibility.
WORTHINGTON -- The Nobles County Library’s fall book sale is occurring this week during the library’s regular operating hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday and Friday, 8 a.m. to...