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Genuine Author: Doug Wolter celebrates publication of first novel

December 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Doug Wolter has been having a few “pinch me” moments recently.
He is now a bonafide author, having just had a book published — not through self-publishing channels at his own expense — but with a company that outlaid the nece…continue reading on dglobe.com

Little schools on the prairie: Rural classrooms leave lasting legacy

October 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON —  There was a time when you couldn’t go more than a few miles in any direction without coming across a country schoolhouse. In Nobles County, such structures were plentiful, with five or more located in each of its 20 townships,…continue reading on dglobe.com

The write stuff: Christensen draws from her Iowa hometown for literary creations

October 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

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It’s been 55 years since Madonna Dries Christensen lived in Osceola County, Iowa, but thoughts of — and stories about — her home area are never far from her mind.
Over the last 20 years or so, she has writt…continue reading on dglobe.com

Karen in Kenya: WMS teacher spends six weeks teaching, learning in East Africa

October 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Imagine a summer vacation without electricity, Wi-Fi or indoor plumbing, and no umbrella drinks — or even a weekly shower — in sight.
But as a volunteer teacher of Maasai youth in Kenya with International Volunteer HQ, Karen Bals…continue reading on dglobe.com

Karen in Kenya: WMS teacher spends six weeks teaching, learning in East Africa

October 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Imagine a summer vacation without electricity, Wi-Fi or indoor plumbing, and no umbrella drinks — or even a weekly shower — in sight.
But as a volunteer teacher of Maasai youth in Kenya with International Volunteer HQ, Karen Bals…continue reading on dglobe.com

Striding toward the finish: Local running group has organized King Turkey Day 10K for 35 years

September 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

WORTHINGTON — Organizing themselves as running buddies back in the late 1970s, a Worthington-based group known as the Okabena Bay Area Striders doesn’t put on the high mileage on the roads that it once did.
But, these athletic-minded a…continue reading on dglobe.com

Signatures of thanks: Worthington community plays role in USO flag project

May 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

On the website USOmoments.org, a video features four individuals talking about why they signed a giant flag — a USO promotion to create the world’s largest thank-you for U.S. troops and their families and break a world record.
But the subjects i…continue reading on dglobe.com

Automotive nirvana: Okoboji Classic Cars is museum, restoration facility and dealership — all under one roof

January 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

WEST OKOBOJI, Iowa — It’s a museum.
It’s a dealership showroom.
It’s a gift shop.
It’s a restoration garage.
It’s the ultimate man cave.
It’s a trip back in time.
Okoboji Classic Cars, located just off the intersection of Iowa 86 …continue reading on dglobe.com

Automotive nirvana: Okoboji Classic Cars is museum, restoration facility and dealership — all under one roof

January 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

WEST OKOBOJI, Iowa — It’s a museum.
It’s a dealership showroom.
It’s a gift shop.
It’s a restoration garage.
It’s the ultimate man cave.
It’s a trip back in time.
Okoboji Classic Cars, located just off the intersection of Iowa 86 …continue reading on dglobe.com

FACES: Couple asks family, friends to donate to food pantries for 65th wedding anniversary

August 5, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Russell and Jean Hoverson have everything they need for their home, but they knew that friends and family wanted to give them gifts for their 65th wedding anniversary celebration. So on their anniversary party invitation, the Hoversons asked their family and friends to donate an item for area food pantries. Continue Reading