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Group to build in Bioscience Park

March 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Prairie Holdings Group needed a new office space, and the company won’t have to go far to find the land for it.
The Worthington City Council approved on Monday the sale to PHG of eight lots in the Bioscience Industrial Park, where …continue reading on dglobe.com

Township group offers scholarships

December 14, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

MORTON The Minnesota Association of Townships is offering a township scholarship program for high school juniors in Minnesota. Up to four $1,000 scholarships will be awarded. Continue Reading

Minnesota terror case spotlights after-school program

October 26, 2012 in West Central Tribune

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) On any given weekday, in a nondescript storefront on the eastern edge of Minneapolis, dozens of young Somalis gather to get help with homework, learn a little Arabic, or have a snack and learn about their culture. Some parents say the programs at the Essential Learning of Minnesota Institute have been a positive influence on their children, with one calling it the “best” after-school program for his three kids.
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Supreme Court declines to hear anti-gay marriage group appeal

October 1, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal from a national anti-gay marriage group that tried to thwart Maine’s campaign disclosure law requiring it to release its donor list. Continue Reading

Veterans, military families form anti-amendment group

September 25, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL A group of military veterans and family members plans to fight a proposal to define marriage in the Minnesota Constitution that effectively bans gay marriages. Continue Reading

Riley elected VP of tourism group

September 18, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

SLAYTON Christy Surprenant Riley, Community Relations Coordinator for Murray County, was elected vice president of the Southern Minnesota Tourism Association (SMTA) at its annual meeting on Sept. 13 in Owatonna. Continue Reading

Rybak urges being bold in reforming LGA

August 10, 2012 in West Central Tribune

GRANITE FALLS Mayor R.T. Rybak of Minneapolis is urging fellow mayors not to squander the opportunity to propose significant changes in how the state distributes Local Government Aid, even if it means bringing a “politically risky” plan to the Legislature in 2013.
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Mills Auto Group purchases Swenson Motors Co. of Willmar

August 7, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Swenson Motor Company of Willmar, which sells Chrysler, Dodge, Ram and GMC vehicles, has been sold to Mills Auto Group of Willmar. Continue Reading

Group to discuss new outdoor pool

July 10, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Several projects have been accomplished in Worthington thanks to the grassroots efforts of local residents the restoration of Memorial Auditorium and the Dayton House among them. Continue Reading

A rural brain gain

May 16, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

U of M study shows rural areas are growing in 30- to 49-year old age group
WORTHINGTON A University of Minnesota Extension study released Wednesday shows rural Minnesota is continuing to attract residents in the 30 to 49 age group, according to a study of the U.S. Census data. Continue Reading