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Column: A unique perspective on Org’s history

April 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — There is a township in Redwood County named Sundown. This seems notably appropriate. If one did not already exist, some township on Minnesota’s far western border should act to change its name to Sundown.
In a point of historic fac…continue reading on dglobe.com

Column: A unique perspective on Org’s history

April 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — There is a township in Redwood County named Sundown. This seems notably appropriate. If one did not already exist, some township on Minnesota’s far western border should act to change its name to Sundown.
In a point of historic fac…continue reading on dglobe.com

Column: Worthington has been going hog wild since 1928

April 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — That swine disease that is killing young pigs by the hundreds of thousands across America is affecting the economy of the local region. It was one year ago that scientists identified the disease. (Of course, they gave it a three-word …continue reading on dglobe.com

Column: Brace yourself for memories of a former sportswriter

March 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — I said, “Sports.”
A man from a metropolitan area — a man who, like most Americans today, has spent his life in a metropolitan area — is considering a move to Worthington. “What do people do?” he wondered. “Where do you …continue reading on dglobe.com

Column: Brace yourself for memories of a former sportswriter

March 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — I said, “Sports.”
A man from a metropolitan area — a man who, like most Americans today, has spent his life in a metropolitan area — is considering a move to Worthington. “What do people do?” he wondered. “Where do you …continue reading on dglobe.com

Column: Schooling readers on Worthington’s classrooms

March 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

Editor’s note: The first portion of this historical account of Worthington’s schools appeared in the March 22 Daily Globe “A Sense of Community” edition. It will be continued on a future Reminiscing page.

WORTHINGTON — It seemed like it …continue reading on dglobe.com

Column: Schooling readers on Worthington’s classrooms

March 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

Editor’s note: The first portion of this historical account of Worthington’s schools appeared in the March 22 Daily Globe “A Sense of Community” edition. It will be continued on a future Reminiscing page.

WORTHINGTON — It seemed like it …continue reading on dglobe.com

Column: When passenger service reached the end of the line

February 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Lately I was thinking of the day the Minnesota Railroad and Warehouse Commission came to Worthington to consider whether there should be passenger trains. The Chicago & North Western had decided to eliminate passenger service, and…continue reading on dglobe.com

Column: When passenger service reached the end of the line

February 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Lately I was thinking of the day the Minnesota Railroad and Warehouse Commission came to Worthington to consider whether there should be passenger trains. The Chicago & North Western had decided to eliminate passenger service, and…continue reading on dglobe.com

Column: Filling your tank an act of good-old ingenuity

February 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Maybe I shouldn’t tell this story. It embarrasses me. Still — freedom of information — I guess you have a right to know.
The morning before Christmas I decided it would be best to have a full tank of gas. There would be no gett…continue reading on dglobe.com