Worthington Public Utilities hours

WORTHINGTON — Effective at 8:30 a.m. Friday, Worthington Public Utilities will resume normal customer service window hours, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

During these hours, access will be from the Ninth Street entrance to the Nobles County Government Center. Public access will only be allowed for WPU business. All other areas of the government center remain closed to the public.

Customers are encouraged to use other payment and contact options, as indicated at worthingtonpublicutilities.com. Payment options are listed under the Customer Services tab.

As the landscape surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic continues to change, these hours are subject to change.

Nobles County Household Hazardous Waste facility closes

WORTHINGTON — With the closure of the Nobles County Public Works facility, the county’s Household Hazardous Waste facility, which was normally open each Tuesday and the first Saturday of each month, will also be closed until further notice.

Tile installation meeting postponed

WORTHINGTON — A program by I&S Group on tile installation and construction, which was scheduled for 2 p.m. March 25 in Worthington, has been postponed indefinitely due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Blue Mounds State Park cancels programming

LUVERNE — Blue Mounds State Park in Luverne has cancelled its programming that was planned during the month of April, according to Park Naturalist Amber Brooks. The programs included “Bunny Hop in the Park” and “Arbor Day Tree ID Hike.”

ISU Extension offices closed until further notice

PRIMGHAR, Iowa – The following Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offices have been closed to the public until further notice. However, staff is still working remotely to serve the area:

Dickinson County: Contact staff at (712) 336-3488 or email xdickinson@iastate.edu.

Lyon County: Contact staff at (712) 472-2576 or email xlyon@iastate.edu.

O’Brien County: Contact staff at (712) 957-5045 or email xobrien@iastate.edu.

Osceola County: Contact staff at (712) 754-3648 or email xosceola@iastate.edu.

All ISU Extension and Outreach programming has also been cancelled or postponed through April 4. Continue to watch county ISU Extension and Outreach webpages for further details and updates.

Legion auxiliary meeting is canceled

WORTHINGTON — The meeting for the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 5 of Worthington and Unit 496 of Bigelow had been canceled.

The meeting was to be at the Nobles County Library in Worthington on March 27. The meeting will be rescheduled at a later date.