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WORTHINGTON -- A holiday concert will once again serve as a key fund-raiser for the Worthington area's Community Christmas Basket Program. The Albs and Friends will present their annual concert at 3:30 and 7 p.m. Sunday at First United Methodist Church, 408 11th St., Worthington. There are two primary reasons for the eighth annual show, founding Albs member Arlen Foss explained. "This gives people a chance to begin the Christmas season together," Foss said.
King spoke for nearly an hour in the Minnesota West Community and Technical College Fine Arts Auditorium following opening remarks by WREDC chair Ron Wood and Worthington Mayor Alan Oberloh. A social and dinner preceded the meeting's program. In describing the ingredients needed for launching Cirrus Design, King cited a "game-day plan" that included the following: have a lot of fun, change the world and make a lot of money.
By ryan mcgaughey Daily globe ELLSWORTH -- Voters in Ellsworth School District No. 514 shouldn't see much of an impact on their pocketbook if they approve an operating levy referendum next week, the chair of the district's Board of Education said Tuesday. Jeff Boltjes, who is in his fifth year and second term of service on the board, indicated the proposed operating levy essentially replaces one that's expired. "We're basically just renewing our old referendum," Boltjes said.
WINDOM -- Nearly two months after assuming ownership of this city's downtown coffee shop, Kathy Crowell still seems a bit amazed by it all. "I never dreamed I would be doing anything like this," she said Friday, when she and The Towne Perk hosted a grand-opening celebration. "It's something I always wanted to do, but I never thought it was possible." Crowell and her husband, Don, utilized a family connection in acquiring the business.
WORTHINGTON -- A honeymoon is something nearly every married couple is destined to never forget, and that couldn't be truer for a newlywed pair from southwest Minnesota. Angela Untiedt, originally from Sioux Valley, and Jed Herrig, who grew up in Slayton, got married Oct. 15 at Round Lake Presbyterian Church.
WORTHINGTON -- Navigating the complex world of health care can be a perplexing, frustrating experience for many, but for some it's perfect fodder for laughs. Brand Name Improv, a group of students from Augustana College in Sioux Falls, S.D., brought their impromptu comedy to American Reformed Church Wednesday afternoon in conjunction with Mental Health Education Day.
WORTHINGTON -- Norm and Kathy Gallagher's friendship with Arnie and Deb Gerdes dates back to when the Gallaghers owned Worthington's Fleet Family Center in the late 1980s. Deb Gerdes worked for the Gallaghers back then, and she has continued to work there even after the business was sold and became Runnings. The Gerdeses and Gallaghers also attend First United Methodist Church in Worthington, which will be the site tonight of a special event organized in the wake of tragedy.
WORTHINGTON -- Jim Haack has called the state of Louisiana home for more than 30 years and has seen plenty during his career as a consultant engineer in the oil and gas industry. But he's never seen anything like the wrath inflicted by hurricanes Katrina and Rita. A native of Worthington, Haack reflected on recent weeks along the Gulf Coast during a brief visit to his home town. Haack lives in Lafayette, La., about 140 miles northwest of New Orleans.