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January 23, 2019
Bedford Industries employees scoop up samples of their chili for to be taken back to event judges during Saturday's Red Hot Chili Cookoff at the Worthington Event Center. Snowy and frigid weather postponed the cookoff from Friday to Saturday, and multiple other events associated with the community's Winterfest celebration were canceled. It's still hoped the Deep Freeze Dip will be rescheduled for a later date. (Alyssa Sobotka / The Globe)
Taking the chili challenge
January 23, 2019 - 10:00am
January 18, 2019
Winterfest schedule changes announced
January 18, 2019 - 2:36pm
January 15, 2019
Worthington Winterfest Chairman Andy Johnson (left) prsesents Nate Rehnelt with $100 in Chamber checks Tuesday afternoon after Rehnelt found the Winterfest medallion. (Ryan McGaughey / The Globe)
Rehnelt locates Winterfest medallion at library
January 15, 2019 - 2:18pm
2019 Winterfest Medallion Hunt: Clue 2
January 15, 2019 - 5:00am
January 14, 2019
2019 Winterfest Medallion Hunt: Clue 1
January 14, 2019 - 5:00am
January 12, 2019
Adam Dahlquist was one of three First State Bank Southwest employees to jump during the 2018 Winterfest celebration. (Ryan McGaughey/The Globe)
Winterfest is coming to town next weekend
January 12, 2019 - 8:00am
November 28, 2018
Handmade crafts, homemade soups and a variety of vendors were busy with shoppers during the 2016 Winterfest Arts & Craft Show at the Luverne Public School. (Julie Buntjer / Daily Globe)
Luverne’s Winterfest set for this weekend
November 28, 2018 - 8:45am
January 24, 2018
Mark Tiesler gets an excited reaction from onlookers as he takes his Deep Freeze Dip on Saturday afternoon on Lake Okabena.play button
Winterfest weekend a success
January 24, 2018 - 8:01am
January 23, 2018
Mark Tiesler propels himself backward into chilly Lake Okabena waters during Saturday's Deep Freeze Dip, which took place as part of Worthington's Winterfest celebration. (Ryan McGaughey/The Globe)play button
Deep Freeze Dip raises more than $40,000 for splash pad -- not including matching grant
January 23, 2018 - 9:15am
January 20, 2018
Jill Lebert (from left), Kesey Shea, Nicholas Raymo and John Shea, representing the Worthington Fire Department, serve up a sample of chili Friday night at the Red-Hot Chili Cookoff at the Worthington Event Center. The event marked the start of Worthington's Winterfest celebration, which continues today with multiple activities -- including the 1 p.m. Deep Freeze Dip at Sunset Park. Cookoff results: K & H Construction was first, the WFDcame second and the King Turkey Day board third. (Tim Middagh/The Globe)
Getting fired up
January 20, 2018 - 8:46am
January 17, 2018
Winterfest Committee Chairman Andy Johnson (right) presents Dave Graff with a check for $100 in Chamber Bucks after Graff found the Winterfest Medallion Tuesday on Sailboard Beach. (Ryan McGaughey/The Globe)
Winterfest tradition continues with new activities
January 17, 2018 - 9:01am
January 16, 2018
Winterfest Medallion Hunt 2018: Clue 2
January 16, 2018 - 4:58pm
January 10, 2018
Traci Feit (upper left) is shown with her family, including husband Kirk, son Brandon Riemersma, Brandon's girlfriend, Taylor Briggs and her two sons (in front) Hayden and Camdin, and daughter Alaina Feit. (Special to The Globe)
Benefit is Jan. 19 for Traci Feit
January 10, 2018 - 8:02am
December 16, 2017
Hot eats again on Winterfest menu
December 16, 2017 - 7:15am
November 29, 2017
A nutcracker stands guard at the Rock County Courthouse in this November 2016 photo as part of Luverne's Winterfest celebration. The nutcrackers are making a return this year. (File photo)
Luverne’s Winterfest features return of the nutcrackers
November 29, 2017 - 7:36am
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