I first joined the Daily Globe in April 2001 as sports editor. I later became the news editor in November 2002, and the managing editor in August 2006. I'm originally from New York State, and am married with two children.
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WORTHINGTON — Once again, the United Way of Nobles County has reached its campaign goal. The organization announced Tuesday that its 2019 fundraising campaign has now netted $197,754.91, exceeding this year’s goal of $196,000. The 2019 goal represented a $1,000 increase over that of the 2018 campaign, United Way of Nobles County President Len Bakken said.
PIPESTONE — A Pipestone County man faces a pair of felony charges following the execution of a search warrant at a location known to be his place of business. Travis D. Jasper faces felony charges of felon convicted of a crime of violence-firearm violation and fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance-not a small amount of marijuana while in possession of a firearm. He also faces a misdemeanor charge of possession of a small amount of marijuana.
Earlier this month, Becca and I went to a marvelous Worthington Chamber Singers concert. We were both greatly impressed at the quality of the performance and with the talent demonstrated by people living here in our community.
WORTHINGTON — DeWayne McIntyre spent several years in the Kansas City, Mo. area, as well as many years in Maryville, Mo. He likes the size of Maryville — with a population of slightly less than 12,000 people — better, and that’s reason he’s now happy to be in Worthington, where he’s Hy-Vee’s new store director. McIntyre began his duties at the store on Nov. 26.
WORTHINGTON — From the United States to Mexico, Brazil, Ethiopia, Norway, Germany and Laos, Worthington-area residents will soon have the opportunity to experience cultures from around the world without ever hopping on a plane.
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Planning Commission, acting to keep an area near Lake Okabena from becoming heavily industrialized, recommended zoning changes to four properties surrounding Lake Street and the railroad during a Tuesday evening meeting. The recommendations will go to the Worthington City Council for consideration.
WORTHINGTON — It all started with Candy Cane Lane. “Another girl and I, we wrote up the rules and told everybody where they could get candy canes and what color they should paint them,” recalled Alice Mae Duba of Worthington, whose husband, Dick, operated Duba Sheet Metal Works at the time. “They made the candy canes at the tin shop, and they still do if people want some.”
EDGERTON — Rick Fey has sure seen a lot of destruction over the past couple of months. Fey, of Edgerton, traveled to Florida as an American Red Cross volunteer in October to assist in the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Michael. Then, after two weeks back in southwest Minnesota, he headed westward with the Red Cross to offer his services in the wake of the Camp Fire that decimated Paradise, Calif., and the surrounding area.
WORTHINGTON — “I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.”
LUVERNE — For more than two decades, Luverne has hosted Winterfest as a means of offering events for the entire family while getting deep into the holiday spirit.