WORTHINGTON — The Worthington High School (WHS) Jazz Band will play to the beat of a different drummer for part of its set at Friday evening’s ISD 518 Jazz Night, scheduled for 6:30 p.m. in the Worthington Middle School (WMS) gymnasium. Fear not: guest percussionist Bruce Obermann may be older than the other 30 musicians in the group, but he’s still one of them.
WORTHINGTON — Whether your music preferences lean to country or you simply want to be entertained, “Gone Country: Tribute to Country’s Greatest” will fill the bill. With shows at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, the annual fundraising event for Worthington’s Memorial Auditorium Performing Arts Center (MAPAC) is jam-packed with a full program of country hits, both contemporary and classic.
One year ago The Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce was seeking nominations for the organization's first-ever Inspirational Woman Award, to be presented at the Salute to Women banquet scheduled for April 18. The 11th annual "Gone Country" production took place at Worthington's Memorial Auditorium Performing Arts Center.
WORTHINGTON — Thirteen contestants carefully minded their p’s and q’s, along with the other 24 letters in the English alphabet, as part of the annual Worthington Middle School (WMS) 5th/6th Grade Spelling Bee Tuesday morning.
One year ago The Indian Lake Progressives 4-H Club of Nobles County received the 2016 Community Youth Leadership Award. The state honor was presented by the Association of Minnesota Counties during its annual legislative conference, in recognition of the club's efforts to replace playground equipment in the Brewster City Park. The Green Earth Players of Luverne presented a production of "A Year With Frog and Toad" at the Palace Theatre, Luverne.
WORTHINGTON — Perhaps it’s not surprising that a woman who grew up near the quartzite cliffs of Blue Mounds State Park would eventually crave the natural thrills of mountain peaks.
WORTHINGTON — It’s difficult for residents of the Tri-State area to achieve a natural “Rocky Mountain High” or feel adequate sunshine on their shoulders in early March.
WORTHINGTON — If you’re a cock-eyed optimist seeking an enchanted evening this weekend when the spring-like weather turns cold, head to the South Pacific. Well, maybe go only as far as Memorial Auditorium Performing Arts Center, where Worthington High School (WHS) students will present four performances of the acclaimed Rodgers and Hammerstein musical “South Pacific” from Thursday through Sunday.
One year ago A grand opening event took place at Threads and Decor LLC, 916 Diagonal Road, Worthington. The second-hand clothing and furniture store was owned by Jennifer Solt. United Way of Nobles County reached its 2016 fundraising goal of $165,000. JBS was again a major contributor to the fund, with its employees giving a total of $122,431.75.
WILDER — Mike Murphy was primed to tackle household projects, find ways to aid his still-employed wife and adult daughter and generally enjoy life following many years of employment with the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Exactly two weeks after his official retirement, and two weeks prior to his 62nd birthday, Murphy was unexpectedly handed a completely different priority: Staying alive.