WORTHINGTON — The Worthington High School (WHS) gymnasium will take a break from the squeaks of basketball sneakers and bouncing balls Monday evening when the school’s four large-group music ensembles perform their annual “contest concert” there at 7 p.m. Strains of choral music from the Concert and Trojan Choirs will float to the rafters, along with a little Handel from the WHS Orchestra and some Appalachian flair shared by the WHS Concert Band.
WORTHINGTON — If the skate fits, lace it up and hit the ice. That’s exactly what all the adults involved with enabling a $15,000 Worthington Regional Health Care Foundation (WRHCF) grant to the Worthington Hockey Association (WHA) were shooting for: better rental skates and more of them available in the most common sizes needed by the community’s youths.
“It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept and celebrate those differences.” — Audre Lorde, civil rights activist and writer, as quoted on womensmarch.com WORTHINGTON — Whether you’re a U.S. citizen who is relishing or dreading today’s presidential inauguration, more than a million folks are choosing to set their sights on Saturday instead.
WORTHINGTON — Who cares about the January thaw? This weekend, participants in Worthington’s Winterfest will concentrate on the cold, even if wind chills don’t reach record lows. When you’re on a frozen lake playing three-on-three pond hockey, or stripping down to your bare feet for a stab at the Deep Freeze Dip, being outside in the world of white is what it’s all about.
One year ago Pending city financing approval, the former Northland Mall property in Worthington could become the site of a new Marthaler Automotive dealership. Yellow Company LLC, a company owned by Aaron Marthaler, hoped to purchase the property from Brian Pellowski for $1.6 million.
One year ago Ed Blair, who in 1956 was one of the two first student ambassadors to Worthington's sister city of Crailsheim, Germany, died in Arizona after a brief fight with pancreatic cancer at the age of 76. Blair was a Worthington High School junior when he and fellow student Gene Janssen were chosen to represent Worthington as student ambassadors in Crailsheim for a year.
WORTHINGTON — Free money. If that’s not enough enticement to motivate members of the Worthington High School (WHS) Class of 2017 to get busy, it’s hard to know what is. “It’s almost like free money that recognizes the work students have already put into their academic careers,” said Adam Johnson, the 2016-17 president of the Worthington Dollars for Scholars chapter.
ADRIAN — After arising from restless hours of sleep for far too long, Adrian resident Dave Wiertzema has finally found a successful formula for achieving a long winter’s nap — every night of the year. “I used to go to bed by 9:30, 10 p.m. and get up at 7 a.m. but still feel tired,” said Wiertzema, 65. “Now I might go to bed around midnight, get up by 6 a.m. and feel refreshed and ready for the day.
WORTHINGTON — In just over two hours on Tuesday morning, 35 fifth- through eighth-graders at Worthington Middle School (WMS) crisscrossed the world, progressing from the United States to Suriname, Siberia...
One year ago Four years after the Southwestern Mental Health Center began looking into options for permanent office space in Luverne, the agency celebrated its new home inside the former Lewis Drug building on South Spring Street with a Friday ribbon cutting and open house. Kalea Appel, a Worthington Middle School eighth-grader, won the WMS Geography Bee. Sixth-grader Elijah Bates was the first runner-up in the contest.