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.
One year ago RE/MAX hosted a grand opening at its new offices located at 1626 Oxford St., Worthington. The business formerly operated under the Real Estate Retrievers umbrella.
WORTHINGTON — Although it was the John Deere green of featured Nobles County Implement products that greeted hundreds of curious consumers outside the Worthington Event Center on Saturday, a wide array of displays ranging from insurance agencies to landscaping services beckoned inside. In its fifth year, the Radio Works-sponsored Home & Lifestyle Show was well attended and positively received.
WORTHINGTON — It isn’t every week that Worthington musicians perform at Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis. But this week, three Worthington High School (WHS) students will do just that, and four more students will sing across the street at Central Lutheran Church.