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Name released in fatal crash near Round Lake

September 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

Saturday a.m. update:

The Minnesota State Patrol has released more information on a fatal crash that occurred at 12:24 p.m. Friday at the intersection of Nobles County State Aid Highway 35 and Minnesota 264.

Killed in the crash was Charles Luze…continue reading on

Making a road plan

August 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Board of Commissioners spent three hours in a special work session Monday with Public Works Director Stephen Schnieder to discuss future road projects, bridge replacements and creative ways to fund them.

With 400 …continue reading on

Citizens file in for public hearings

August 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Two public hearings had citizens filing into Worthington City Hall during Worthington City Council’s Monday night meeting. 

At the conclusion of the first hearing, the council approved a sale of the portion of an east 305-fo…continue reading on

Nobles County Fair begins next week

July 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — The 135th Annual Nobles County Fair begins Monday with the 4-H Dog Show at the Hockey Arena.

More livestock shows get under way Wednesday with the dairy, rabbit and sheep shows. This year the fair offers a Boomer Nights celebration…continue reading on

Mankato man arrested in Nobles County on drug charges

July 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — A Mankato man is facing multiple drug charges after law enforcement searched his vehicle and allegedly found two bottles of liquor, protein powder that tested positive for THC (the principal ingredient in marijuana), baggies of mariju…continue reading on

Mall may see big changes

July 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — It appears new life may be coming to the long-dormant Northland Mall site.

The Worthington City Council agreed during its Monday meeting to enter into negotiations with PBK Investments LLC, a firm out of Minnetonka, on a TIF develo…continue reading on

Grant gives boost to Southwest Crisis Center

July 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON ­â€” The Southwest Crisis Center in Worthington welcomed Julie Fast last week to her new position as regional navigator serving 18 counties in southwest Minnesota.
Fast, a native of Mountain Lake, has worked in different capacities a…continue reading on

Story time with Levi

July 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — What began as a local child’s quest to bring reading enjoyment to less fortunate children has blossomed into an incredible outpouring of support from people across Nobles County.

Ten-year-old Levi Kuhl of Worthington decided earl…continue reading on

Shifting speeds

July 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — With the completion of Minnesota 60 through Worthington and reconstruction of Nobles County State Aid Highway 35 in recent years, Public Works Director Stephen Schnieder asked county commissioners Tuesday for permission to have the Mi…continue reading on

Column: There’s no shortage of history in our cemeteries

July 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — James Rogers was at the Nobles County Historical Society museum last month talking with a dozen local residents about his book, “Northern Orchards, Places Near the Dead.” The book — six essays and several poems — is inspired b…continue reading on