SIOUX CENTER, Iowa — The Northwest Iowa Symphony Orchestra in conjunction with a generous grant from Sioux Center Recreation and Arts Council will present a guest concert by Gaudete Brass at 7:30 p.m. April 13 in the BJ Haan Auditorium on the campus of Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa.
OKOBOJI, Iowa — The inner-workings of a honeybee hive will be the subject of the final program in the Pollinator Spring Lecture Series, scheduled for 5:30 p.m. March 28 at the Dickinson County Nature Center.
WORTHINGTON —The Southwest Crisis Center will host a Bubble Bowl event April 6 at the Worthington Area YMCA. Registration and sign-in will be from 8:30 to 9 a.m., with Hour 1 teams competing from 9 to 10 a.m. An award presentation will take place at 10 a.m., followed by Hour 2 teams competing from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. and then a second award presentation.
WORTHINGTON — All are invited to attend the 26th annual non-denominational Community Prayer Breakfast, scheduled for 8 a.m. April 13 at American Reformed Church, 1720 N. Burlington Ave. The program will feature Ken Besel, the brother of local educator Rich Besel. Ken will share a faith-inspiring story of his fight for survival after undergoing 55 minutes of CPR.
WORTHINGTON — The King Turkey Day Board of Directors, as is tradition each year, has come up with a theme for this year’s KTD festivities. The theme for the 2019 King Turkey Day is “Peace, Love & Turkey Racing.” According to KTD President Doug Tate, because this year is the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, the board felt it would be a fun idea to tie that theme into this year’s festivities.
WORTHINGTON — Eligible blood donors of all blood types — especially type O — are urged to give blood through the American Red Cross now to help ensure a sufficient supply for hospital patients this spring.
Ambulance 1:47 a.m. Tuesday: 600 block of Pershing Boulevard, Worthington. Accidents WPD: 6:24 p.m. Monday, 1000 block of Park Avenue. WPD: hit and run, 1:44 p.m. Tuesday, parking lot in 1200 block of Clary Street. Fire 12:12 p.m. Tuesday, semi fire, Hunter Township, Jackson County.
Worthington senior Evelyn Othow was named to the All-Big South Conference West Division high school girls basketball team for 2018-19. Othow is joined by two Jackson County Central players, two from Pipestone Area, one from Luverne, one from Windom Area and one from Marshall. Here is the All-Big South West team: Worthington -- Evelyn Othow (12) Jackson County Central -- Alaina Wolff (11) and Melissa Brandt (12) Luverne -- Brooklyn Ver Steeg (9) Marshall -- Jordan Hilgemann (10) Pipestone Area -- Miranda Hulstein (12) and Zoe Velde (11)
The Minneota Vikings, who dispatched an upset-minded Edgerton Southwest Christian team in the Section 3A championship, validated their standing on Saturday with a Minnesota state Class A tournament victory over Goodhue. The Vikings, who finished 30-1 on the season, got 13 points from sophomore guard Abby Hennen and 11 points from senior forward Lizzy Gillingham en route to the title win, and senior center Lydia Sussner added six points, six rebounds and three assists.
BY LES KNUTSON The Globe sports columnist HERON LAKE -- Nearly three weeks of exciting sectional tournament basketball games, Minnesota high school boys style, have been completed and the four-class state tournament begins today.