ST. PAUL — The House Education Finance Division will host a public hearing Friday in Windom to discuss public education funding and needs of rural school districts.
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington High School speech team has four competitions under its belt as the 2019 speech season marches on. Head coach Linda Neugebauer has seen the ninth- through 12th-grade participants she’s fielding this year grow with each outing.
BY AARON HAGEN The Globe WORTHINGTON -- For most of Tuesday’s girls basketball game, Worthington had a lead over Martin County West. But the Mavericks (15-6) closed the game on an 18-4 run to capture a 66-62 victory.
JACKSON -- When guards Karasharo Ojulu and Terbuto Ochothow are feeling their shots, good things happen to the Worthington Trojans boys basketball team. On Tuesday, Ojulu scored 37 points and Ochothow scored 22, and the Trojans beat Big South Conference opponent Jackson County Central 83-77 after leading 52-37 at halftime.
WILLMAR -- The Worthington Trojans’ boys hockey season came to a conclusion Tuesday on the first night of the Section 3A tournament. Competing in a play-in game, the ninth-seeded Trojans lost to eighth-seeded Willmar 4-1 at Willmar. In the other play-in game Tuesday, seventh-seeded Redwood Valley defeated 10th-seeded Fairmont 12-4.
Ambulance 3:57 p.m. Tuesday: 800 block of 10th Street, Worthington, adult male on the floor. Crashes WPD: 4:02 p.m. Monday, Oxford Street and Milton Avenue. NCSO: 10:21 p.m. Monday, Interstate 90 near mile marker 36, Rushmore. NCSO: vehicle in ditch, 7:27 a.m. Tuesday, 29000 block of 340th Street, Bigelow. Police
Monday high school sports roundup: Girls basketball Windom Area 58, JCC 51 JACKSON -- Visiting Windom Area jumped out to a 29-17 lead at intermission, then held on to defeat Big South Conference opponent Jackson County Area 58-51 in area high school girls basketball Monday night.
Crashes Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, car vs. deer, 7:46 p.m. Saturday, Jackson County 17, Belmont Township. Jackson County Sheriff’s Office: vehicle in ditch, 10:51 a.m. Sunday, Hunter Township. WPD: vehicle off roadway, 4:48 p.m. Sunday, Minnesota 60 at mile marker 2. An individual was cited for no Minnesota driver’s license.
Eden Valley-Watkins and Pipestone Area grabbed top seeding for the Section 3AA girls basketball tournament. Eden Valley-Watkins is the top seed for the north, and Pipestone Area is the top seed for the south. Action begins Thursday with one play-in game between north teams Paynesville Area and Montevideo. The quarterfinal rounds in both sub-sections begin on Saturday.
Ambulance 8:17 a.m. Sunday: 1500 block of Darling Drive, Worthington, individual with nosebleed. 1:08 p.m. Sunday: 1600 block of MIller Street, Worthington, child with temperature with active seizure. 3:43 p.m. Sunday: U.S. 59 and 290th Street, Worthington, party with vehicle in a ditch. Crashes