I first joined the Daily Globe in April 2001 as sports editor. I later became the news editor in November 2002, and the managing editor in August 2006. I'm originally from New York State, and am married with two children.
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WORTHINGTON — Erin Makela has gotten an education pretty much wherever she’s traveled. Considering the traveling she has done, her life experience has served her well — particularly since she’s in the education field. The multicultural nature of Worthington is something to which Makela is somewhat accustomed, as she taught abroad for three years before arriving in southwest Minnesota.
WORTHINGTON-- First Lutheran Church welcomed new pastor Jeanette McCormick to its congregation in mid-November. McCormick felt the call of God at a very young age. She was actively involved in...
WORTHINGTON -- Local law enforcement, county social services and the community’s hospital are the beneficiaries of 18 special dolls donated by Worthington’s Early Risers Kiwanis Club. Early Risers Kiwanis members...
WORTHINGTON -- Fans of winter recreation will soon have a new reason to enjoy Worthington. A trail to be utilized for activities such as cross country skiing, snowshoeing and fat...
WORTHINGTON -- For Greta Martin, traveling to Haiti this past September was an experience she can’t wait to repeat next spring. She has just one regret. After what transpired in that nation shortly after she left, she only wishes she could have stayed longer.
By Josh Dale, District 518 WORTHINGTON -- The talk of snow and colder temps means winter is coming, as well as another season of Trojans athletics.
By Jeffrey J. Rotert, Executive Director, Worthington Regional Health Care Foundation Inc. Mark your calendars: Thursday, Nov. 17 is Give to the Max Day in Minnesota. Give to the Max...
WORTHINGTON -- Two days after his defeat at the hands of incumbent U.S. Rep. Tim Walz, Republican challenger Jim Hagedorn congratulated Walz on his re-election while thanking supporters and offering hope for a government now dominated by the GOP/ Hagedorn, of Blue Earth, noted in a press release issued Thursday that he came within 2,547 votes of defeating Mankato’s Walz. That represents a difference of .76 percent of the 335,603 total votes cast.
On a night of Republican triumph throughout the nation, Democrat Tim Walz managed to survive and win a fifth-two year term -- barely. Walz will return to Washington to represent Minnesota’s 1st Congressional District, but the outcome of Tuesday’s election was just about as close as possible. The former teacher from Mankato -- he’s also a military veteran -- eked out a razor-thin win over Republican challenger Jim Hagedorn of Blue Earth.
By By Brenda Matasovsky and Tae Nordby, Worthington Christian School WORTHINGTON -- The WCS Sip n' Shop takes place this Saturday, Nov. 12, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at...