WORTHINGTON — For more than 90 years, Nobles County citizens have reached out to guarantee those in need around them will have a happier Christmas.
One year ago A mini-blizzard hit southwest Minnesota on Friday, closing many of the area's schools and shutting down special events for the day. Total daytime snow accumulation was around four inches in the Worthington area, according to the National Weather Service, but northwest winds blowing at 40 miles per hour, with occasional gusts of up to 50 miles per hour, created dangerous conditions.
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Area Symphony Orchestra (WASO) will present a “Home for the Holidays” concert at Memorial Auditorium Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. With classical selections from composers like Prokofiev and Fauré, as well as several cherished holiday tunes, the program strikes a balance that’s sure to ignite the spirit of Christmas in attendees.
WORTHINGTON — Two years of planning and preparation will culminate next week when the “Spirit of Worthington” Trojan Marching Band performs at the 86th annual Hollywood Christmas Parade on Sunday, Nov. 26. Preceding that gig, which will be nationally televised on Dec. 15 and 22, is a Friday appearance at Disneyland.
One year ago After months of planning, the city of Worthington was moving closer to an agreement that could bring a five-screen movie theatre to town. The city council was to review its Memorandum of Understanding with Minnetonka real estate developer PBK Investments LLC, and if the council approved of the site plans, it could move forward to sell the property in question.
WORTHINGTON — With more than 370 sixth- through 12th-grade ISD 518 choral students set to sing at a 7 p.m. Monday concert, directors Kerry Johnson and Cindy Anderson are joining forces for a satisfying show.
WORTHINGTON — With more than 370 sixth- through 12th-grade ISD 518 choral students set to sing at a 7 p.m. Monday concert, directors Kerry Johnson and Cindy Anderson are joining forces for a satisfying show. “We’re opening with a mass choir piece, ‘In Meeting We Are Blessed,’” said Johnson, leader of the Worthington High School (WHS) choral program.
One year ago John Kirchner, executive director of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Midwest Regional Office, spoke to Worthington business owners and administrators about how they might be affected by new overtime rules that would take effect in December.
WORTHINGTON — Nearly 80 singers from the Worthington High School (WHS) Concert Choir will join their peers from the choirs of Luverne, Blue Earth Area, St. James and Jackson County Central (JCC) at the 2017 Big South Choral Festival on Monday.
WORTHINGTON — Two of Minnesota’s rising music stars will perform live in Worthington next Saturday night at Memorial Auditorium Performing Arts Center (MAPAC). Chastity Brown, recently dubbed by a critic as “one of the top emerging voices in music,” headlines the 7 p.m. show. Brown’s acclaimed album, “Silhouette of Sirens,” was released on May 19, and she has maintained a blistering tour schedule since then.