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Nobles County begins program for lean government

April 18, 2014 in Uncategorized


WORTHINGTON — No one is perfect, no system is perfect and there’s always room for improvement.
That’s the premise behind a campaign in Nobles County as it moves forward with Lean 101, a project to eliminate redundancies and improve w…continue reading on

First performers booked in Regatta lineup

April 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — The Unvarnished Music Festival committee had hoped to secure Jalan Crossland as a performer for last year’s event. Unfortunately, he had a previous engagement that took precedence.

“Last year he was playing for the governor of …continue reading on

Putting out fires

April 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

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Judge allows ‘Occupy’ protesters’ lawsuit that says police offered pot

April 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINNEAPOLIS — Cops who asked “Occupy” protesters to smoke pot so police could see how they behaved should have known that what they were doing was unconstitutional, a federal judge has ruled.

U.S. District Judge John Tunheim said a lawsuit b…continue reading on

It’s a wrap: ‘History of the Apron’ featured at NCHS annual meeting

March 31, 2014 in Uncategorized


WORTHINGTON — A flour-covered apron is typically a welcome sight for food-lovers everywhere — and Peggy Olson is willing and able to tell the tale of how aprons express as much about historical trends as they do about edibles.
“Apron…continue reading on

Bensons to be honored as Faces of Hope

March 28, 2014 in Uncategorized


BIGELOW — David and Sally Anne Benson of rural Bigelow will be honored as the Faces of Hope during a Southwest Crisis Center banquet April 5 at BenLee’s Cafe in downtown Worthington.
The event will recognize the Bensons for their work …continue reading on

Southwest Crisis Center, partners awarded grant

March 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — The Southwest Crisis Center, in partnership with New Horizons Crisis Center and the Committee Against Domestic Violence, has been awarded a grant from Minnesota Department of Health to develop a program to help sexually exploited and …continue reading on

Rock-Nobles Community Corrections keeping tabs on 1,000 offenders

March 25, 2014 in Uncategorized


WORTHINGTON — On any given day, the 11 staff members of the Rock-Nobles Community Corrections office have approximately 1,000 clients — both adults and juveniles — with whom they are in contact.
“That’s in both Rock and Nobles co…continue reading on

Stories behind the numbers

March 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — From 2009 to 2011, Nobles County had the state’s second highest pregnancy rate for girls between ages 15 to 19, according to Teenwise Minnesota Executive Director Judith Kahn.
To address this issue, Teenwise Minnesota and Southwest…continue reading on

New Nobles County assessor begins duties

March 7, 2014 in Uncategorized


WORTHINGTON — After more than 11 years as a deputy assessor in Murray and Pipestone counties, Pam Friesen is excited about her career advancement to Nobles County Assessor.
She was officially appointed to the post Tuesday by Nobles Count…continue reading on