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PHOTOS: Worthington Mayor and City Council members take oaths

New Worthington Mayor Rick Von Holdt and council members Alaina Kolpin and Larry Janssen participated in a swearing-in ceremony at Worthington City Hall on Jan. 4, 2023

New Mayor
Worthington's newly-elected mayor, Rick Von Holdt, repeats the city oath from City Clerk Mindy Eggers on Jan. 4, 2023.
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WORHTINGTON — New Worthington Mayor Rick Von Holdt and council members Alaina Kolpin and Larry Janssen participated in a swearing-in ceremony at Worthington City Hall on Jan. 4, 2023.

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Kolpin sworn in
City Clerk, Mindy Eggers (right) swears in city council representative Alaina Kolpin (left) inside City Hall on Jan. 4, 2023.
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Janssen sworn in
Re-elected city council representative Larry Janssen is sworn in by City Clerk Mindy Eggers.
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New mayor Rick Von Holdt signs his oath of office inside City Council Chambers.
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Emma McNamee joined The Globe team in October 2021 as a reporter covering Crime & Courts, Politics, and the City beats. Born and raised in Duluth, Minn., McNamee left her hometown to attend school in Chicago at Columbia College. She graduated in 2021 with a degree in Multimedia Journalism, with a concentration in News & Feature Writing and a minor in Creative Writing.
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