One year ago Abbey Siri, a Worthington sixth-grader, was crowned Miss Lao New Year 2017 during Saturday evening festivities marking the Lao new year in Brewster. Trish Kramer, along with daughters Kaitlyn Killoran and Elizabeth Kramer, opened Persona Clothing Co. this week in Slayton. The trio had opened an online shop two years earlier, with trade shows and pop-up shops included in their business model.
WORTHINGTON — If you’re still wondering “Where Have All the Flowers Gone?” or believe the answer is “Blowin’ in the Wind,” then William Florian’s nostalgic “Those Were the Days” show is perfect for you.
WORTHINGTON — With four bright and beautiful children in the house, Jessica Vyskocil’s top priority is not surprising: Keeping her brood healthy. “It’s super important for us,” said Vyskocil of the goal she and her significant other, Ben Puthoff, share for their children.
WORTHINGTON — An evening of musical pleasure awaits attendees of the upcoming Worthington Middle School (WMS) annual spring choir concert. With two performances scheduled (7 p.m. on both Thursday and Friday at Memorial Auditorium Performing Arts Center), parents and music-loving community members alike may take a seat to enjoy a diverse program presented by 245 sixth- through eighth graders under the direction of Cindy Anderson.
WORTHINGTON — Andrea Duarte-Alonso, a 2015 graduate of Worthington High School, was named a 2018 Truman Scholar earlier this month. Currently a junior at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Duarte-Alonso is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in political science, with minors in women’s studies and communications/journalism.
One year ago Nobles County Environmental Services Director Wayne Smith retired after 25 years of employment with the county. Prairie Elementary teacher Mary Appel was named the 2017 Education Minnesota Worthington Teacher of the Year. The Worthington Middle School spelling team claimed third place (out of nine teams) at the Southwest Minnesota Spelling Bee for fifth- and sixth-graders.
WORTHINGTON — No snow shovel is needed for this forecast: there’s a 100 percent chance the “spring” performances of the Worthington High School (WHS) 135-member concert band and the Worthington Middle School (WMS) bands will happen.
One year ago Greg Wede, Worthington, was named the new executive director of Love INC. The Vacuum and Sewing Dealers Trade Association magazine's April edition featured an article about Wortihngton's Crafty Corner Quilt and Sewing Shoppe, which was owned by Zuby and Ken Jansen.
WORTHINGTON — Next Saturday, Andrea Bloch of rural Fulda will be one of five area residents recognized at the annual Southwest Crisis Center (SWCC) “Faces of Hope” banquet. This important event is a major fundraiser for the regional non-profit organization that provides support and direct services to primary and secondary survivors of domestic and sexual violence within a five-county area.
One year ago District 518 officials hosted a public meeting on Tuesday evening at Worthington High School to present several building options seeking to solve the district's overcrowding issues. Public opinion was sought on the proposals, emphasized Superintendent John Landgaard.