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WORTHINGTON — Organizers of Worthington’s upcoming International Festival are working to make sure this year’s event is a party worth remembering. That’s what Jim Krapf, vice chair of the festival committee, had in mind when he designed the T-shirt for this year’s celebration.
WORTHINGTON — While there are no shortage of remarkable athletes throughout southwest Minnesota and northwest Iowa, there are many standouts in the classroom as well.
WORTHINGTON — This year’s Worthington Windsurfing Regatta and Music Festival T-shirt designer is no stranger to the annual event.
WORTHINGTON — It’s that time of year again, as the 13th annual Classic Car Show ’n Shine will take place beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday at Spomer Classics. With only a small chance of rain forecast and temperatures predicted to be in the mid-80s, Spomer Classics Owner Marv Spomer is expecting a banner day.
WORTHINGTON — A Sunday afternoon program hosted by Love INC of Worthington and local churches will focus on a common issue facing families everywhere — and it’s not directly related to faith. A screening of the film “Screenagers” will begin at 3 p.m. at Max 493, located at 1303 Oxford St. in Worthington. After the approximately 60-minute movie, attendees will have the opportunity to have small-group discussions about the film and its subject matter.
It’s probably safe to say at this point that our decision to stop including our weekly TV section, “WOW,” in our print edition was unpopular with our readers.
WORTHINGTON — A contingent of young Tae Kwon Do students recently did their part to help hungry people in their community. Worthington’s Champion Tae Kwon Do students received top honors among 13 participating Lee’s Tae Kwon Do Association gyms in this spring’s annual food drive event. As a result, those students were able to bring home what’s known as The Big Bean Trophy from a Marshall tournament last months in recognition of their charitable efforts.
WORTHINGTON — To say technology has changed Julie Morphew’s job at Sanford Worthington Medical Center would be a gross understatement. Morphew, who is employed as a release of information technician at SWMC, is marking 40 years of employment with the hospital this year. She originally came on board as a lab secretary, and it was a time at which medical records were organized much differently than they are today.
WORTHINGTON — Growing up on a farm near St. Kilian, Carol Hieronimus may have been destined to work in health care. “I grew up in a home where my parents took care of their parents,” Hieronimus said earlier this week at Sanford Worthington Clinic, where she works as an LPN. “I was around older people a lot, and I think that’s kind of what triggered me to choose my career.”
WORTHINGTON — Donkey basketball is returning to Worthington next week for an encore performance. The second annual King Turkey Day Donkey Basketball Fundraiser event is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. Thursday (doors open at 6 p.m.) at Worthington High School. The 2017 version of the event was so successful, KTD board member Susanne Murphy said, that it was an easy decision to bring the unique brand of hoops for a second go-round.