WORTHINGTON — When every dollar makes a difference, it’s doubly important to maximize each opportunity. That’s why the Manna Food Pantry (MFP) and its coordinator, Linda Sanchez, are thankful for the $30,000 matching grant the Worthington Regional Health Care Foundation (WRHCF) is offering during the pantry’s annual March fund drive.
One year ago Bill Gordon, a rural Worthington farmer who was the current treasurer of the American Soybean Association and director for the Minnesota Soybean Growers Association, was in San Antonio, Texas, for the 2017 Commodity Classic. There, he spoke on policy issues affecting soybean farmers in particular and discussed the 2018 Farm Bill.
ADRIAN — Nothing about Sheena Eidhammer’s recent health crisis seems fair. A 36-year-old mother of three, Eidhammer was going about her daily routine, pursuing a largely healthy lifestyle, supporting her husband, giving her all at work and taking care of her family. Then — wham.
WORTHINGTON — A cast of 29 Worthington High School (WHS) students, plus over a dozen more tech, set and pit band members, will venture “Into the Woods” at Memorial Auditorium Performing Arts Center (MAPAC) next Thursday through Sunday.
One year ago Tim Christensen, 52, of Luverne, died. Christensen was the principal of Adrian Middle and High School, and the news of his unexpected death was a shock to the schools. Worthington High School presented a production of "South Pacific" at Memorial Auditorium Performing Arts Center. Directed by Eric Parrish, the show had a cast of 44 students.
One year ago A group of District 518 students, along with local business owners and employees, took a stand in Worthington and joined with others across the region in marking a "Day Without Immigrants." Similar observances took place on Thursday around the country. The Community Foundation of Osceola County presented 29 grants totaling $91,217 to non-profit organizations within that Iowa county.
WORTHINGTON — It took 15 rounds to determine the winner of last Tuesday’s SW/WC Service Cooperative’s Regional Spelling Bee in Redwood Falls, but after dozens of words had, letter by letter, been mastered or slaughtered, Worthington’s own Jenna Hoffman was the overall victor.
One year ago The music department's contest concert took place at Worthington High School, with over 225 WHS music students participating in the school's bands, choirs and orchestra. Third-graders from Worthington's Prairie Elementary toured the Nobles County Sheriff's Office, Worthington Police Department and Nobles County District Court areas at the Prairie Justice Center this week.
WORTHINGTON — As winter grinds on, so does the campaign to raise a combined $100,000 for a proposed splash pad in Worthington’s Centennial Park.
One year ago Worthington High School seniors Matt DeSmith and Jada Nelsen were named the school's 2017 Triple "A" award nominees for the MSHSL honor that recognizes students for achievement in the categories of academics, arts and athletics. Okoboji, Iowa, hosted the 37th year of the Okoboji Winter Games.