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Editor's note: This is the first of a five-part series examining multiple changes and improvements at Sanford Worthington Medical Center since its purchase by Sanford Health five years ago. WORTHINGTON —Over the last five years, there has been no shortage of changes and improvements at Sanford Worthington Medical Center (SWMC). Officials at the hospital agree they have Sanford Health to thank. Since the purchase of the facility formerly known as Worthington Regional Hospital in 2008, a transformation of sorts has taken place.
SIBLEY, Iowa -- For 33 years, U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley has been visiting each of his state's 99 counties on an annual basis in an effort to connect with his constituents. On Wednesday, Grassley made an Osceola County stop, engaging Sibley-Ocheyedan High School students in a question-and-answer session of approximately 50 minutes. Students asked the longtime Republican senator an array of inquiries related to both domestic and world affairs -- queries that Grassley said demonstrate that high school students are in touch with important issues of the day.
WORTHINGTON — With dance music pulsating through Worthington Middle School’s cafeteria Monday morning along with plenty of colorful, flashing lights, there was definitely a party vibe. Rightfully so, since the...
The Worthington Fire Department had a benefit Saturday at the fire hall on Second Avenue, with all proceeds going for ongoing training, equipment and fire prevention material.
Students at Worthington's Prairie Elementary are dismissed following Wednesday's first day of classes.
SLAYTON — It’s hard to miss the long line of tractors parked along the driveway leading to the home of Ernie Engelkes and his wife, Betty. It’s also difficult not...
WINDOM - Betty Rydell may have been billed by the Cottonwood County Fair as a "world famous yodeler," but she's quick to point out that she's probably not that well renowned. "I don't know about world famous, but I have been yodeling for a lot of years," Rydell said, shortly before she and her granddaughter, Randi Friedl, took the stage Wednesday afternoon inside the fair's Entertainment Tent. "I have played and sang in a lot places."
WORTHINGTON -- Youths in Roxanne Hayenga's "Pinterest Live" class Wednesday afternoon were enjoying the creative process of making art. "We took a glass bottle that was kind of tall, and we were supposed to glue newspaper clippings on it," explained Max Langerud, an incoming Worthington eighth-grader. "Then we took things we kind of like and glued them on the outside. After that, we put a lot of glue on the outside so everything will stay down." "The whole idea is to cut things out that pertain to your personality," Hayenga added.
WORTHINGTON — The American Cancer Society will offer its “Look Good…Feel Better” program to residents in South West Minnesota and Northwest Iowa on July 29.