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.
One year ago Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith was in Worthington to meet with local government and business leaders at Prairie Holdings Group to show her support for funding the Lewis & Clark water pipeline connection to the city. Additionally, Smith was seeking to garner support for an agriculture property tax credit in Gov. Mark Dayton's proposed tax bill.
WORTHINGTON — In the mood for some jazz? This is your lucky week.
WORTHINGTON — It’s no secret that scrolling through social media accounts or exploring other online sources are central elements of most kids’ lives these days. Keeping youths safe while they engage in their increasingly Internet-centered world requires insight, vigilance and common sense from supervising adults — because not everyone out there has your kid’s best interest in mind.
One year ago The City of Worthington saw more housing units constructed in 2016 than in any of the previous five years, according to the 2016 Building Permit Survey Report and the 2017 Population Estimate. Over the last five years, Worthington had seen the construction of 135 housing units in total. The main contributor was the Grand Terrace Apartments, a 48-unit complex north of Oxford Street and west of the Grand Avenue extension.