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County awards bid for government center landscaping fixes
WPU reports energy savings, plans software updates
Former Wilmont man sentenced in multiple drug cases
South Dakota man receives 161-day jail sentence in high-speed chase case
Walking toward a big step
The Drill: Hard-working, humble Hamman leads on the links for MCC
Section boys tennis: Luverne upsets Worthington for 10th straight state berth
Sports briefs: Section 3A, 3AA baseball seeds announced
Prep softball: Section games will start Thursday: WHS to play Mankato East
Prep baseball: Adrian, Pipestone Area beat Trojans in Worthington
Xcel plans to be coal-free by 2030
ECHO recognized for 25 years of membership
Crossroads Care Center getting new focus
Van Waus is Sanford Worthington’s Employee of the Year
Farmers under pressure
Place a Business Announcement
Time for Moore: Picture this -- graduation
Column: Combating senior fraud
Column: Interest continues to build in Teacher Pathway program
Column: Medicare for All becomes Medicare for None
Tales from the Chief: Taking the wheel on 'Freedom to Drive'
Loie R. Grandprey
Leroy "Bud" Florine
Mayor honors efforts in nursing homes
Disheveled Theologian: The cone of shame
Kennecke speaks on opioid abuse at 'Living Your Best Life
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WHS Prom 2019
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Vern & Marilyn
Steve and Diane
Jack and LaVonne Slater
Jack and LaVonne Slater
Air quality remains good in N.D./Minn.
MNIT seeks funds to protect Minnesotans' data
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
March 13, 2019
A 'long' winter: Season is demanding of snowplow drivers, public works budget
WORTHINGTON — Rain. Freezing Rain. Snow. Slush. That’s the condensed version of this past weekend’s winter storm brought to the area. The...
March 13, 2019 - 8:00am
August 29, 2018
City to close on MC Fitness sale today
WORTHINGTON — The city of Worthington will formally purchase the former MC Fitness building on Rowe Avenue this afternoon. The 38,745-square-foot...
August 29, 2018 - 8:31am
May 9, 2018
City to pay for MC Fitness work with internal loan
WORTHINGTON — The estimated $2.27 million cost to transform the former MC Fitness building into a Public Works facility will be paid for using an internal loan, the Worthington City Council specified Tuesday.
May 9, 2018 - 7:38am
May 1, 2018
Letter: City choosing wrong use for public works building
By Ronald A. Wood, PhD, Worthington After considerable thought and many conversations with other constituents, I venture out to the letter to editor format. Other than my desire for our community to move forward, I have no dog in the fight for the use of the MC Fitness building...
May 1, 2018 - 10:27pm
April 25, 2018
FULL STORY: City to convert MC Fitness building into Public Works headquarters
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council on Monday authorized purchase of the former MC Fitness building, as the city intends to convert...
April 25, 2018 - 7:40am
March 14, 2018
City of Worthington looks to transform former MC Fitness building
WORTHINGTON — The city of Worthington is interested in converting the former MC Fitness building on Rowe Avenue into either a new public works...
March 14, 2018 - 8:01am
November 4, 2017
City plans to declare more snow emergencies
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Public Works Department plans to make better use this winter of an emergency snow removal policy that’s already in place. Worthington Director of Public Works Todd Wietzema plans to declare more snow emergencies this winter in an effort to save the...
November 4, 2017 - 8:25am
April 21, 2017
Gone to pot: City wages war on plentiful potholes
WORTHINGTON — Nobody likes to hit a pothole. The unexpected jolt of hitting one hard enough is not only a pain for the driver but a danger...
April 21, 2017 - 4:58pm
February 28, 2017
Schnieder outlines street, highway projects
WORTHINGTON -- Nobles County Pubhlic Works Director Stephen Schnieder gave a presentation on upcoming county and city road projects during a...
February 28, 2017 - 7:10pm
February 7, 2017
Nobles County awards $9.5 million paving contract
WORTHINGTON — After selling $9.5 million in road construction bonds late last year to finance 14 bituminous overlay projects across Nobles County, commissioners on Tuesday learned five bids were received from contractors interested in doing the nearly 70 miles of paving work. Nobles...
February 7, 2017 - 8:00pm
February 6, 2017
Budget Breakout: Public Works
2017 Budget: $2,519,407 Last year’s budget: $2,368,686 What it is: Worthington Public Works maintains streets, sidewalks, parks, lakes, bike...
February 6, 2017 - 8:54pm
December 30, 2016
Resurfacing the roads: $9.5 million bond helps, but more money needed
WORTHINGTON — With the Minnesota Department of Transportation granting its approval roughly a month ahead of schedule, and $9.5 million in transportation bonds arriving this week in Nobles County, Public Works Director Stephen Schnieder says the county is poised to get an early...
December 30, 2016 - 9:37pm
Budget Breakout: Nobles County Public Works
$1,094,391 What it is: This is the amount Nobles County budgeted for public works in 2017. What it was last year: $1,076,031 Total County...
December 30, 2016 - 9:34pm
November 18, 2016
Snow day! Schools close across region as winter makes its introduction
WORTHINGTON — A mini-blizzard hit southwest Minnesota Friday, starting as early as 5:30 a.m. and closing many of the area’s schools and special...
November 18, 2016 - 10:26pm
August 12, 2016
Happy faces, not happy talk for special session
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's three top political leaders walked out to talk to reporters, wearing big smiles and delivering an occasional laugh. However, it did not take reporters long Friday to figure out that Gov. Mark Dayton, Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk and House Speaker Kurt Daudt...
August 12, 2016 - 9:15pm