WORTHINGTON — With sunny skies and a high temperature of nearly 60 degrees, guests at the Feb. 18 nuptials of Aletha and Adam Kremer were hard-pressed to believe they were attending a winter wedding. “It was a beautiful day,” agreed Aletha, “the complete opposite of what we could have experienced in February.”
WORTHINGTON — When it comes to anniversaries, four years isn’t usually a big deal. But as the Worthington Event Center (WEC) recently marked its fourth year since opening in 2013 and is embarking on its fifth season of hosting summer weddings, it has become a go-to in the region for bridal couples seeking sites to accommodate dozens, or even hundreds, of guests.
WORTHINGTON — Winter weddings aren’t hot with every couple, but Mandy and Brian Wiertzema were totally chill about their January date. “Both of us are fans of cooler weather,” explained Mandy, “and I always thought a wedding around Christmastime would be beautiful, especially with fresh snow, but we didn’t want it to be right during the holidays, either.
One year ago A design created by Kim Gronewold, co-owner of CK Designs in Worthington, was chosen for the 2016 Worthington Windsurfing Regatta and Music Festival T-shirts. Kay Williams Prunty's The Dance Academy of Worthington marked its 20th anniversary with its annual dance concert, performed at Memorial Auditorium Performing Arts Center.
WORTHINGTON — Attendees at Friday night’s Worthington High School (WHS) commencement ceremony witnessed dozens of bright young people joyfully accepting their diplomas. Among them was Than Than Kyaw, whose broad smile and dimpled face shone as he joined his fellow senior WHS Concert Choir members in singing two numbers during the program.
WORTHINGTON — Celebrating the accomplishments of 191 young people claimed top priority at the 130th commencement of Worthington High School (WHS) Friday evening. As a sun-drenched, summer-like day drew to a close, an air of positivity and optimism prevailed in the cool gymnasium.
One year ago A design created by Kim Gronewold, co-owner of CK Designs of Worthington, was the winner for the 2016 Worthington Windsurfing Regatta and Music Festival T-shirts. The Dance Academy, owned by Worthington native Kay Williams Prunty, celebrated its 20th anniversary with its annual spring dance concert at Memorial Auditorium Performing Arts Center.
WORTHINGTON — A 13-member honor guard, comprised of veterans representing the local American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars posts, fired three rounds toward Lake Okabena as a tribute to their fallen comrades at the start of the annual Memorial Day ceremony Monday forenoon in Chautauqua Park.
WORTHINGTON — Fans of the “Amazing” Worthington City Band won’t want to miss a minute of the group’s 124th season, which officially begins at 7:30 p.m. June 7 at historic Chautauqua Park. That’s because the summer concert series will wrap up a full week earlier than usual, with 40 band members scheduled to share music and friendship in Crailsheim, Germany, from July 18-28.
WORTHINGTON — Because 8.2 percent of adults in Nobles County live with a diabetes diagnosis — a full two percent more than the state average of 6.1 percent — finding the means to keep that statistic from increasing is of paramount concern to public health workers.