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Breaking new ground: Agri-Energy’s purchase by Gevo leads to innovation

April 7, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

LUVERNE Yeast and corn, two common kitchen ingredients, may help reduce dependence on fossil fuels through an innovative process being utilized commercially for the first time in a southwest Minnesota ethanol plant. Continue Reading

Luverne’s Gulden leads hundreds of World War II vets on Honor Flight

April 7, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

LUVERNE In little more than a month, Terrie Gulden will lead his third group of World War II veterans to Washington, D.C., to view their memorial as part of Honor Flight Southwest Minnesota. Continue Reading

Slayton mayor Miron Carney wears many hats

April 6, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

SLAYTON According to an old quote attributed to Lucille Ball, if you want something done you should ask a busy person to do it. If not for the age disparity, she could have very well been talking about Slayton Mayor Miron Carney, who is indeed a busy man and sure seems to get a lot done. Continue Reading

Windom native helps promote city as Chamber president

April 6, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WINDOM Cheryl Hanson loves promoting the city of Windom, not just because it’s her job as president of the Windom Area Chamber of Commerce, but because she truly believes the city is a wonderful place to be. Continue Reading

Miloma once a place of promise: Community was named for Milwaukee, Omaha railroads

April 6, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

MILOMA It could have been a metropolis, a teeming town and a center of southwest Minnesota commerce.

Located at the junction of two major railroads the Milwaukee and the Omaha people once believed Miloma was bound for greatness.

The grandeur never quite materialized.
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Pipestone Performing Arts Center has entertained since ’93

April 5, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

PIPESTONE Stepping through the black doors of the Pipestone Performing Arts Center, first-time visitors may feel like they have entered a different world or possibly stepped back in time. Continue Reading

Fulda Community Ambulance a true local effort: Team comprised of 17 certified EMTs, two drivers

April 5, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

FULDA What do you get when you put a few medical professionals, a retired cop, a grocery store clerk, a truck driver, a couple of farmers and a telephone guy in a room together? The Fulda Community Ambulance crew, of course.
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Several improvements in the works at Lake Shetek State Park

April 5, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

CURRIE Things may be a bit crazy this spring and summer during the construction season, but in the end, the results at Lake Shetek State Park will definitely justify the means. Continue Reading

Twin spires, multiple members: Lismore’s St. Anthony Catholic Church marks 100 years

April 4, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

LISMORE It’s been 100 years since Mary Ann Spieker’s father, Herman Wieneke, helped build the distinctive twin-spired St. Anthony Catholic Church in Lismore, but neither the stately structure nor Spieker’s reliance on it as her faith home are visibly diminishing with age. Continue Reading

Hooked on good fishing: Spirit Lake Fish Hatchery rears game fish for Iowa lakes

April 4, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa Several large aquariums filled with native fish lure thousands of visitors through the door of the Spirit Lake Fish Hatchery each year. Continue Reading