WORTHINGTON — Because 8.2 percent of adults in Nobles County live with a diabetes diagnosis — a full two percent more than the state average of 6.1 percent — finding the means to keep that statistic from increasing is of paramount concern to public health workers.
One year ago At Worthington High School's 129th commencement, 177 seniors graduated. WHS social studies teacher Patrick Mahoney gave the commencement address, and seniors Paige Stewart and Meredith Moore were the student speakers.
WORTHINGTON — Seven is the lucky number for Tuesday’s 7:30 p.m. concert of the Worthington Area Symphony Orchestra (WASO), set to take place at Worthington’s Memorial Auditorium Performing Arts Center. “We’re playing Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 to celebrate WASO’s seventh season,” said Christopher Stanichar, conductor of the community musical group for the past seven years.
WORTHINGTON — Wayne and Dea Klumper are better acquainted than most people with the efficiency and high skill level of the EMTs and ambulance crew members who serve Sanford Worthington Medical Center.
WORTHINGTON — In a Wednesday night awards ceremony at Memorial Auditorium Performing Arts Center, the 13-member board of the Worthington Dollars for Scholars chapter presented $27,000 in scholarships to 24 qualifying seniors from the Worthington High School Class of 2017.
One year ago The Worthington Police Department advocated for neighborhood watch groups, mentioning they were ideally hoping for two co-captains for a few-block area. Detective Brandon Peil said he would visit groups and talk to them about when to call the police regarding suspicious activity. Rosenboom Machine and Tool Inc. of Sheldon, Iowa, announced plans for a $16 million expansion of its facilities.
WORTHINGTON — Nearly 300 young violinists, violists, cellists and bass players enrolled in ISD 518’s orchestra program will fill the Worthington High School (WHS) gymnasium with music at 7 p.m. Monday. That’s when the annual All-School Orchestra Concert takes place, and as has been tradition since 2007, the program’s finale will be the “Hummel Concertante,” with all 292 players involved.
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.