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WORTHINGTON — Four additional bands have been tabbed to join headliner Parmalee at the 20th annual Windsurfing Regatta and Music Festival this June. This year’s Regatta event, set for June 6-9 at Worthington’s Sailboard Beach along Lake Okabena, will also feature musical acts County Line Drive (6 p.m. June 7), Good for Gary (8:30 p.m. June 7), MoJo Monks (4 p.m. June 8), Capitol Sons (7 p.m. June 8) and Parmalee (9 p.m. June 8).
BREWSTER — Chad Kremer is quick to acknowledge that he has gotten help along the well in strengthening his construction business. Kremer, who launched Chad Kremer Construction in the fall of 2016, is grateful to others in the building trade who given him both experience and positive word of mouth. Kremer stays busy with his construction business year-round and said his volume of work has continued to grow.
WORTHINGTON — A band that has charted six Billboard Country Airplay Top 40 singles and received multiple Academy of Country Music Awards and Teen Choice Awards nominations is headlining this year’s Windsurfing Regatta and Music Festival.
WILMONT — Rita Vaske knows full well that, at any time, she’s probably far from the most popular person in Wilmont. That comes with the territory, she believes, of being city clerk/treasurer for the Nobles County community. Still, she enjoys the opportunity to help residents with a variety of needs and shape positive change for many.
SIBLEY, Iowa — Given the frequently humorous banter shared around the table of Brad Willemssen’s kitchen recently, the three individuals who coordinate WeCare of Osceola County events care about each other a great deal.
ADRIAN — Even though she initially opened her business on April 1, 2003, Joni Aggen wasn’t fooling around. She still isn’t, as her business — Closet to Closet Inc. Consignment — is still going strong. In fact, Aggen’s daughter, Carissa is joining the business full-time in April and has been in charge of the boutique section at the store since its inception.
WORTHINGTON — A little more than three years ago, Ken Besel was at his job as a grain specialist at the elevator in St. James. It was expected to be an ordinary day. On Feb. 5, 2016, Besel was working with a portable grain dryer, and the corn had started to smolder in the middle of the dryer. The fire department was called right away and, in the meantime, Besel ran to an outside building to retrieve fire extinguishers.
WORTHINGTON — Local economic development officials are teaming up with a home builder and community bank to construct additional homes in the city.
WORTHINGTON — A new all-inclusive playground could be on the way to Chautauqua Park, and Worthington City Council members heard a presentation on the potential project during a work session Wednesday afternoon.
WORTHINGTON — Spring may be on the way, but the ice will be a popular place to be this weekend in Luverne. The Minnesota ON’ice-Blue Mound Figure Skaters 28th annual Ice Show will be presented at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Blue Mound Ice Arena in Luverne. A total of 69 participants — ranging in age from 3 years old to adult — will take part. Three are graduating seniors, with two of those skating with the program for more than 15 years.