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Editorial: Is new liquor store needed?

January 19, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Does it necessarily make sense to build a bigger and somewhat better municipal liquor store in a supposedly better location?
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Building permits reflective of Worthington’s growth activity

January 13, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Overall valuation of construction works drops from 2010, but permits for single-family ownership units rise
WORTHINGTON According to the annual building permit report, the city is experiencing yet another year of growth especially in the area of commercial and industrial renovations.
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Letter: New liquor study doesn’t tell whole story

January 12, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

I read the story about the study under way to see the city would be better served with a new liquor store location. We are really good at paying for studies, but I wonder why we pay so much for them when the results are so unsupportable.
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Letter: Adding truth to the Truth-in-Taxation statements

November 24, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

By now, most citizens of Minnesota have received their Truth-In-Taxation statements. If they are like the majority of property owners, they were most likely floored by the increases.
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Upcoming Worthington tax increase a result of many factors

November 11, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

City residents could see up to 13.8 percent hike, county auditor says
WORTHINGTON City residents can anticipate an increase in taxes from anywhere between 6 percent and 13.8 percent when they receive their tax statements next month.
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Worthington’s Biotechnology Advancement Center seeking tenants

November 4, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

Research laboratory is next project slated for completion
WORTHINGTON What began as a challenge from the Blandin Foundation nine years ago a challenge for Worthington city leaders to identify an economic development opportunity within the community has now grown to include a bioscience curriculum at Minnesota West Community and Technical College, development of the Biotechnology Advancement Center in the bioscience park, an annual Bioscience Conference and a heightened awareness of research and entrepreneurial opportunities that exist in the growing industry Continue Reading

City, ad hoc committee see proposed abatement program as benefit

October 21, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

PLan aims to address multiple challenge through tax relief
WORTHINGTON After a 16-month discussion, the Worthington Economic Development Ad Hoc Committee identified four challenges in the community that needed to be addressed job creation, housing, quality of life and community image Continue Reading

Plans coming together for retention pond, road work and trail

September 22, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

MnSCU contributes $100,000; pond will be located on Minnesota West campus
WORTHINGTON With a $100,000 commitment from the Minnesota State College and University (MnSCU) System, plans for a regional stormwater retention pond on the campus of Minnesota West Community and Technical College in Worthington are finally moving forward.
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City of Worthington continuing to move forward with senior center project

July 15, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

Concerns about soil contamination have slowed process
WORTHINGTON What do the Tacos Lupe, former West Elementary and the one-time MC Fitness sites have in common?
They housed Worthington’s senior center.
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Murray County OKs dispatch agreement

September 21, 2010 in Worthington Daily Globe

Tentative scenario would give member counties three votes each
SLAYTON With one dissenting vote, Murray County commissioners approved a suggested interim agreement Tuesday morning for formation of a regional dispatch center, but not without a significant change their version of the agreement would give each member county three votes, but the city of Worthington would not be afforded the same voice. Continue Reading