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Crailsheim exchange student selected

March 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Jessica Velasquez-Herrera is both nervous and excited to be the 2014-2015 Worthington High School exchange student to Crailsheim, Germany.
Announced during the annual Worthington-Crailsheim International banquet Sunday afternoon, Vel…continue reading on dglobe.com

Crailsheim exchange student selected

March 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Jessica Velasquez-Herrera is both nervous and excited to be the 2014-2015 Worthington High School exchange student to Crailsheim, Germany.
Announced during the annual Worthington-Crailsheim International banquet Sunday afternoon, Vel…continue reading on dglobe.com

Letter: Worthington student enjoys first month in Germany

September 4, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Jaron Sternke, Worthington exchange student to Crailsheim

They say time flies by when you’re having fun. That is so true! I can’t believe it has already been a month since I left Worthington. I have been very busy and I feel honored to shar…continue reading on dglobe.com

Letter: Year in Germany comes to close

September 4, 2013 in Uncategorized

By John Martin, 2012-2013 exchange student to Crailsheim

Hello, Worthington. Well, this is the last letter I get to share with you. My stay in Germany is over, and I’m back home with you now! My last month was just as great as all the others.
I…continue reading on dglobe.com

A tale of two cities: Zuehlke co-writes play about partnership’s beginnings

May 31, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON On the 60th anniversary of the partnership between Worthington and Crailsheim, Germany, Jessica Zuehlke was part of the delegation that traveled to Germany in 2007 for the milestone sister city festivities. She once again heard the story of how two young pen pals one European, one American, separated by an ocean and a language barrier planted the seed that grew and flourished into a strong bond between the two communities. Continue Reading

A tale of two cities: A true story of friendship

May 31, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON The play by Jessica Zuehlke and Jim Stowell, “A Wagon Load of Shoes,” is based on the true story of the partnership between Worthington and Crailsheim, Germany. Continue Reading

Exchanging lives: Three European students spend school year in Worthington

February 8, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Parting from one’s comfortable, familiar life and family for the better part of a year isn’t something every teenager is willing to do.
But Flora Csete, Dario Bartelmess and Emilie Nordbo made that bold choice, opting to let their adventurous sides take over while they temporarily left their native countries of Hungary, Germany and Norway, respectively, to experience a taste of the United States. Continue Reading

Exchange student back home after year in Germany

July 29, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON One year ago, Kayli Kuhl left the life she knew in Worthington for the chance of a lifetime. Continue Reading

Reflections on Germany: Family connections make foreign land feel like home

May 25, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

MUNICH, Germany The sight of intricately tiled rooftops. The sound of barking seals drifting up from the zoo. The taste of a freshly baked pretzel smothered with homemade preserves. The smell of beer being brewed in gigantic copper kettles. The touch of being hugged by a sister I haven’t seen in more than 30 years.
Those are the sensory memories that still linger a month after returning from 10 days spent in Germany mostly Munich with brief sojourns to Worthington’s sister city of Crailsheim and across the border to Salzburg, Austria. Continue Reading

Evacuation of German city called off after suspected bomb found to be sewer pipe

March 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

German authorities have scrapped plans to cordon off part of the city of Stuttgart and shut its main station after discovering a suspected World War II bomb was actually an old water pipe. Continue Reading