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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.
WORTHINGTON — Since 1967, only three men have served as Nobles County Sheriff — Dale Peters, Les Ebeling and Kent Wilkening. Peters, who was sheriff from Jan. 1, 1967 to Jan. 1, 1995, died Monday at his residence at Ecumen Meadows in Worthington. He was remembered Tuesday by the two sheriffs who succeeded him, Ebeling and Wilkening.
LUVERNE — Jorie Kosel will be coming to Luverne next weekend to grace the Historic Palace Theatre stage, but she’ll also be visiting family.
WORTHINGTON — Thanksgiving Day is Thursday, but for Arlene Joens, every day offers plentiful reasons to be thankful. Arlene, a resident of Ecumen Meadows in Worthington, has overcome multiple hardships over the last several years. Still, she’s quick with a smile, and retains an ability to both laugh and look at her life with a positive outlook.
WORTHINGTON — A new name and an enthusiastic organizing committee are part of an effort to build excitement for this year’s downtown holiday parade. The annual parade, coordinated for years by the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce’s Retail Committee, is now in the hands of Convention and Visitors Bureau’s Community Image Committee. This year’s parade is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Nov. 30 along 10th Street, and there are multiple changes in the works.
Ten days after Election Day, the DFL candidate for MInnesota’s First Congressional District seat issued a press release acknowledging his defeat and congratulating his opponent.
WORTHINGTON — A diplomat from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will be paying a visit to Worthington later this month, and city officials are eager for what they hope represents the start of a fruitful relationship.