WORTHINGTON — If you’re seeking a frothy confection of talent and entertainment this weekend, consider indulging in “Sweet Treats,” The Dance Academy’s (TDA) 21st annual dance concert.
One year ago The Nobles County Art Center was planning an exhibit of the works of A.E. Schar for July, according to art center co-director Tricia Mikle. Schar was a "local legend" in whose name an annual A.E. Schar Award for Excellence in Painting was awarded.
WORTHINGTON — As May grows greener and more spring-like, Worthington High School (WHS) choir director Kerry Johnson anticipates a pleasantly seasonal evening for her 130-plus choristers’ spring choral concert. “Spring is a busy time of year for high-schoolers, and so many of the students are in multiple activities,” said Johnson.
WORTHINGTON — Non-stop chatter and giggles emanated from the Memorial Auditorium Performing Arts Center (MAPAC) stage as more than 20 animated 13- and 14-year-old girls wiggled and prattled prior to a recent dress rehearsal. “Now, ladies,” urged their director, Worthington Middle School (WMS) music teacher and choir director Cindy Anderson.
One year ago Minnesota State Trooper James Orlando helped deliver a baby Sunday evening along I-90 in Jackson County when a driver who was transporting his wife, who was in labor, pulled over for assistance. The baby and mom, who were both healthy, were then transported to Sanford Worthington Medical Center.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Sydney Place-Sallstrom is having a ball. Better known throughout her high school years at Southwest Star Concept as an athlete (she played volleyball and basketball), FFA member and speech participant, as the second of Keith and Julie Place’s three daughters she nevertheless harbored a deep love for musical theater while growing up in Okabena.
One year ago Worthington Middle School students organized and participated in the school's first Multi-Cultural Fair. Students representing 19 different countries and cultures shared their customs, food and other information with their fellow classmates. Molly Scheidt, a co-advisor of the WMS student council, said the fair had been a work in progress throughout the school year.
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.