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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

Ravaged rails: Disasters declared, counties now assess damage

June 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Following a joint meeting via interactive television Friday morning, Rock County commissioners approved spending up to $750,000 toward an estimated $1.5 million repair bill to get the Buffalo Ridge Regional Rail Authority (BRRRA) back…continue reading on

Nobles County approves tobacco ordinance

June 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — In a rare afternoon meeting, the Nobles County Board of Commissioners approved a new tobacco ordinance Tuesday that works to snuff out tobacco-related products targeted to today’s youths.

The county has not had a tobacco ordinanc…continue reading on

Kmart demolition moves forward

June 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council approved the recommendation to the Nobles County District Court for the demolition of the former Kmart building during its Monday night meeting.

“The city attorney has filed with the courts, and we do…continue reading on

Library issue pulled from ballot

June 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — In unanimous agreement Tuesday morning, Nobles County commissioners voted to ask the city of Worthington not to include a referendum on November’s ballot seeking the public’s support to use Worthington’s former pool site for pot…continue reading on