April 3, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe
WORTHINGTON Ken Zylstra will discuss the history of Bigelow, showcasing a collection of photos at the Nobles County Historical Society’s annual meeting Sunday. Continue Reading
October 27, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe
BIGELOW With more and more people communicating via email, Facebook and Twitter, paying their utility bills online and filing tax returns over the Internet, the U.S. Postal Service is in dire straits. Continue Reading
March 3, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe
Sikma, son of WWI vet, had siblings in WWII, Korea and Vietnam
BIGELOW When the war broke out on two fronts in December 1941, John Sikma was working alongside his dad on their family farm east of Ocheyedan, Iowa. He was the oldest of eight kids, seven of which were boys, and hadn’t seen much outside of farming in his first 20 years.
“Dad ran a tight ship,” Sikma, now 89, said with a grin earlier this week from his rural Bigelow farm house. Continue Reading
August 8, 2010 in Worthington Daily Globe
Shannon Madtson (left) and Darren Tietz go up for an attempted block of a spike by C.J. Nelson during the volleyball tournament as part of the Swampy Days celebration Saturday afternoon in Bigelow. Looking on in the background is Maria Alvarez.