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Nabors blocks OSHA investigation at downed rig

November 15, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Although officials at Nabors Industries are saying nobody was injured during an accident Tuesday at rig B-15 north of Belfield, Occupational Safety and Health Administration officials want to make sure and were in the process of obtaining a warrant to do just that Thursday. Continue Reading

Laying down cement

September 27, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Workers laid down cement cages at fifteen foot intervals prior to pouring the concrete on Minnesota 60 near the Nobles Street intersection. Continue Reading

City construction winding down

September 20, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON The following are current construction projects, according to the City of Worthington Engineering Department: Continue Reading

City construction winding down

September 13, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON The following are current construction projects, according to the City of Worthington Engineering Department: Continue Reading

Interest in bees is making a resurgence in the area

June 14, 2012 in DL-Online

The art of beekeeping is making a comeback in the area. In particular, younger generations are taking an interest in bees. Continue Reading

Tree down

May 7, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

A tree that snapped during Friday afternoon’s rainstorm and tornado warning is shown in front of a South Shore Drive residence in Worthington. The home of Ethan and Leslie Bates, Leslie said Monday that the tree was in the place it had fallen Friday, and had narrowly missed a window to a room in which their baby was sleeping. Continue Reading

Ruppert’s request turned down

April 10, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

County denies attorney reimbursement for former administrator
WORTHINGTON On a 4-1 vote Tuesday, Nobles County commissioners denied a request from former county administrator Mel Ruppert for reimbursement of $26,117.35 in attorney fees that accumulated from October 2011 through March 2012. Continue Reading

NCCS director steps down

March 8, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Names accepts position closer to home
WORTHINGTON Nicole Names, director of Nobles County Community Services (NCCS), announced her departure from the agency effective April 5. Continue Reading

Retiring on a high note

January 25, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Nobles County assessor steps down after 30-year career
WORTHINGTON In a few weeks, Byron Swart will be soaking up the sunshine outside Orlando, Fla., and perhaps thinking about Florida’s skyrocketing land values as he and wife Cindy consider investing in a winter getaway. Continue Reading

The Beehive: Wintering the bees in heated garage will be a challenge

November 17, 2011 in DL-Online

Welcome back to the beehive. Deer hunting is now upon us and we are still having some unseasonably warm days. Continue Reading