WORTHINGTON — The historic Hotel Thompson in downtown Worthington has been opened for auction by Grafe Auction of Spring Valley.

The auction follows a purchase negotiation in which receiver Lighthouse Management failed to come to an agreement with interested parties.

Bidding begins at 10 cents on the Grafe website. A live auction session will be at 4 p.m. Sep. 12.

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