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WORTHINGTON — “Keep calm and gobble on.” That’s this year’s official King Turkey Day slogan, and organizers will do their best to heed those words today in spite of a less-than-ideal forecast as Worthington celebrates its 78th annual KTD extravaganza.
Ambulance WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Ambulance was dispatched at 7:40 p.m. Thursday to the 1500 block of North Spring Avenue for an adult female who had fallen. WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Ambulance was dispatched at 12:19 p.m. Friday to the 2400 block of Armour Road. WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Ambulance was dispatched at 3:02 p.m. Friday to the 2100 block of Castlewood Drive for an adult male having a seizure.
WORTHINGTON — A mother-daughter duo shared in the glory Wednesday afternoon of locating the King Turkey Day medallion and will share $100 in Chamber bucks awarded by the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce. Shirly Wieme found the medallion over the noon hour Wednesday, but she couldn’t have done so without the assistance of daughter Jill Cuperus.
WORTHINGTON — The communities of Worthington and Cuero, Texas may be Great Gobbler Gallop rivals, but Saturday’s race means little or nothing in the grand scheme of things. Helping Cuero residents in the aftermath of last month’s Hurricane Harvey devastation, obviously, is much more valuable, and Worthington residents are stepping up this week.
WORTHINGTON — Thomas Hunt will go back to school after what could be called a scouting summer. Hunt, 15, spent two months working at the Lewis and Clark Scout Camp in Tabor, S.D. Then, on Saturday, he about 12 others undertook his Eagle Scout project, as they painted fire hydrants around southeast Worthington.
RUSHMORE — A Son-D Farms hog barn was blown away Friday night by an EF-1 tornado that blew through northwest of Rushmore, but things could have been significantly worse.
WORTHINGTON — Dianne Sanderson’s book may have just been officially completed, but it’s a project that has been decades in the making. Sanderson recently had “The Neighborhood Naturalist,” a collection of her nature photography and poetry, published last month via blurb.com. The work represents the culmination of a project Sanderson believes she began back in the 1990s, and is written by a woman who is no stranger to her turf.
Correction The ‘Amazing’ Worthington City Band traveled to Crailsheim in 1994 and 2011. One of the years was incorrect in Wednesday’s edition. Crashes WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Police Department responded to a crash reported at 5:19 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Humiston Avenue and Oxford Street. Ambulance
WORTHINGTON — Get a bunch of retired firefighters together, and it’s a sure thing that the stories will keep coming and coming. That’s what happened last week when Rick von Holdt, chief of the Worthington Fire Department since 2001, was joined by retired WFD firefighters Bruce Duba, John Pellegrino and Chip Peters at the fire station. Considering the department is marking its 125th anniversary with a day-long celebration on Saturday, there’s plenty to look back on.
WORTHINGTON — Sanford Health Cancer Center is marking its 10th anniversary this month, and three of its employees have been there for the duration. Registered nurse Tami Anderson, office coordinator Colleen Jansma and radiation therapist Hannah Anderson have been employed since the center’s July 2007 opening as Southwest Minnesota Radiation Center. In those days, Worthington’s hospital was known as Worthington Regional Hospital.