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

October 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

BETH RICKERS
brickers@dglobe.com

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

Looking Back: 1939 – Kiwanis Club offers Scout cabin

September 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

One year ago
An all-female cast and crew presented the Grassroots Community Theatre production of “When the Men are Away, the Women do Plays” at Worthington’s Pioneer Village.

Scott Gigrich began work as Worthington’s new code enforcement…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

A lifetime of music

September 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

MEDORA — Over the past 10 seasons of the Medora Musical, Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation President Randy Hatzenbuhler said has come to know Roger Rettig well.

“We have a weekend routine when we all get together around a campfire in the backy…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Column: Brewster is still looking great after all these years

August 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — I decided to take a drive one evening lately. Oh, I wish you had been with me. I saw a sight I never saw before.
I was in Brewster. It was shortly after 7. The sun was still above the horizon and still slightly in the northwest sky.
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Looking Back: 1964 – English becomes part of mass at Worthington’s St. Mary’s

August 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

One year ago
Wrapping up its second day of budget meetings, the Worthington City Council recommended a 1.3 percent increase in the levy for 2014. The proposed increase was only to cover the increase in debt services for the year.

U.S. Sen. Chuck …continue reading on dglobe.com

Column: Listen up, kids (especially if you’re hungry)

August 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Schools are back in session. For many, the first week has slipped by. Kids — let me give you one word of advice: listen. Just listen. This is so important.
The United States was bombed into World War II when the Empire of Japan att…continue reading on dglobe.com

Column: Listen up, kids (especially if you’re hungry)

August 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Schools are back in session. For many, the first week has slipped by. Kids — let me give you one word of advice: listen. Just listen. This is so important.
The United States was bombed into World War II when the Empire of Japan att…continue reading on dglobe.com