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WORTHINGTON -- The Biotechnology Advancement Center (BAC) on Prairie Drive has a new tenant whose business is quietly growing. Bioverse, which specializes in creating innovative ways to improve water quality, relocated from Pipestone to Worthington and began operating inside the BAC on Nov. 1, 2012. Since then, new employees have been gradually hired, according to company president Glenn Thuringer, and Bioverse now occupies all three incubator bays in the building. "Counting myself, we now have nine people working in Worthington," Thuringer said.
WORTHINGTON -- Since its inception, this community's annual Regional Bioscience Conference was coordinated by the Worthington Regional Economic Development Corp. and its longtime manager, Glenn Thuringer. This year, there's a change. The conference will take place for a ninth time -- it's scheduled for April 18-19 -- but is being organized through the Minnesota West Community and Technical College community development and customized training program.
Editor's note: This article is the second of a five-part series on Avera Worthington Medical Group history, which has been extensively researched by Avera's Dr. Greg Clark. The series is being published on consecutive Mondays.
Editor's note: This article is the first of a five-part series on Avera Worthington Medical Group history, which has been extensively researched by Avera's Dr. Greg Clark. WORTHINGTON -- Dr.
WORTHINGTON -- A two-day, video-based event at Grace Community Church is designed to assist couples of all backgrounds in bettering their marriages. "The Art of Marriage," billed as an event "to help you grow as a couple or individual, to prepare you for marriage, or to strengthen the foundation of your marriage," will take place from 6:45 to 9:30 p.m. March 22 and 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 23. Six video sessions during the two-day event are presented by FamilyLife, a non-profit organization based in Little Rock, Ark., and moderated by the Rev.
WORTHINGTON -- Angie Ford had plenty to offer attendees of the Daily Globe Bridal Fair and Prom Extravaganza on Saturday, not long after she had shared some of her tasty treats with Minnesota's senior senator in Washington. Ford, who lives in Lake Wilson and owns Taylor'd Cakes, supplied cake pops for Sen. Amy Klobuchar's open house scheduled last month in conjunction with President Barack Obama's inauguration.
WORTHINGTON -- When Daily Globe readers open today's edition, they will find a 2013 calendar featuring photos by the newspaper's long-time photographer, Brian Korthals. If the past is any indication, many will marvel in Korthals' images.
December can sure be a stressful month, can't it? In many workplaces, December means end-of-the-year deadlines to make. But above all that is the often-frenzied nature of the holiday season, which means everything from shopping for presents to getting cards and packages out in time. At our home we've had a wild month, to be sure. Having a daughter who just turned 8 this past Friday added another dimension to the craziness, as there were birthday presents to buy (and to keep track of, from various family members who shipped them) and a party that was planned.
WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington Area Foundation (WAF) distributed checks totaling nearly $15,000 to several local non-profit organizations during a Tuesday night program. The foundation, which hosted its annual program in conjunction with a Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce mixer, presented awards to 15 organizations. Randy Thompson, who serves at the group's treasurer, was emcee. "The Worthington Area Foundation endowment is over $200,000 now," Thompson told a crowd that filled the primary seating area of downtown Worthington's BenLee's to capacity.
For 10 years, the St. Paul Pioneer Press has published listings of things for which first-graders in that city are thankful. Appearing in conjunction with the Thanksgiving holiday, some of this year's samples are precious -- for example, more than one thanked a mom and dad for taking care of them. Some are a little heartbreaking; one boy was thankful for his mom because his dad wasn't around anymore.