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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.
Southwest Minnesota lawmakers Rod Hamilton (R-Mountain Lake) and Joe Schomacker (R-Luverne) were both re-elected Tuesday to their respective seats in the Minnesota House of Representatives. District 22B Hamilton, 50, a pork producer, was first elected to the Minnesota House in November 2004 and appeared poised to easily win his eighth two-year term on Tuesday. He had received 66.9 percent of the vote (6,656 votes) with 56 of 88 precincts reporting.
LUVERNE — Tenley Nelson may be young, but she’s already a veteran when it comes to competing at Minnesota’s state high school cross country meet. Nelson, a freshman at Luverne High School, hopes to cap an excellent fall season with a solid showing at the state meet, which will take place Saturday in Northfield. She’ll be looking to improve on what was a strong performance at the 2017 state meet.
WORTHINGTON — When it comes to both trapshooting and baseball, Minnesota West Community and Technical College freshman Zach Jahnz hopes to always be on target. Jahnz, who grew up in Truman and graduated from Granada-Huntley-East Chain High School, has a history of excellence in both endeavors, and he hopes to continue to shine while attending college here in Worthington.
WORTHINGTON — In September 2017, residents of South Shore and Crossroads care centers in Worthington teamed up in an effort to bring happiness and comfort to Rockport, Texas nursing home residents displaced by Hurricane Harvey. A little more than a year later, South Shore and Crossroads residents have engaged in a similar project, this coming in the wake of Hurricane Michael.
WORTHINGTON — It’s all about additional amenities.