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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

Art in the family: Father and son share creations at Area Art Show

April 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

Gaeland Priebe has always been good at making things with his hands. He went to college to become an industrial arts teacher, but his career path took him in other directions.
“I was a long-haired hippie, and I got interested in geodesic domes,”…continue reading on dglobe.com

Film buff: Roos pursues career in movies

January 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

Joe Roos loves stories. He loves coming up with stories. He loves hearing stories. He loves relating stories.
Now, he wants to share stories in a professional mode — as a filmmaker.
“Even when I rapped, I fancied myself a storyteller,” explai…continue reading on dglobe.com

Military in miniature: Pastor collects soldier figures

December 27, 2013 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Condition is important in the world of collectibles. If the collectible comes with its original packaging and has been handled very little, the more valuable it is.
Among his assemblage of toy soldiers, however, John Stewart is most …continue reading on dglobe.com

Military in miniature: Pastor collects soldier figures

December 27, 2013 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Condition is important in the world of collectibles. If the collectible comes with its original packaging and has been handled very little, the more valuable it is.
Among his assemblage of toy soldiers, however, John Stewart is most …continue reading on dglobe.com

Crailsheim Christmas customs: Friends, exchange students share seasonal secrets of sister city

December 13, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

WORTHINGTON — If you can imagine a place where Dec. 24-26 is focused on family time, food and the birth of Jesus, then you may have a decent idea of what Christmas in Crailsheim, Germany — Worthington’s European sister city for more t…continue reading on dglobe.com

It’s a small world: Artist Kimberly Jansen specializes in miniature works

December 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — One of the most difficult aspects of Kimberly Jansen’s artistic endeavors is signing her name to them. She has to use a magnifying glass to get the job done, because most of her paintings are only an inch or two in size. To complica…continue reading on dglobe.com

Jak loves Mexico: Eich moves back to Iowa, but continues to help ‘kids’

November 29, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

LITTLE ROCK, Iowa — Paul “Jak” Eich is comfortable in his little house in Little Rock.
He’s got a cushy chair parked in from of the living window from which he and pooch No. 1, a Chihuahua named Hoogie, can watch the birds outside….continue reading on dglobe.com

Jak loves Mexico: Eich moves back to Iowa, but continues to help ‘kids’

November 29, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

LITTLE ROCK, Iowa — Paul “Jak” Eich is comfortable in his little house in Little Rock.
He’s got a cushy chair parked in from of the living window from which he and pooch No. 1, a Chihuahua named Hoogie, can watch the birds outside….continue reading on dglobe.com

Mega Life: Jackson native shares rock ‘n’ roll career in new book

November 15, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

JACKSON — David Ellefson may be a big-time rock ’n’ roll musician, but at heart he’s just a small-town farm boy. It’s a dichotomy in his life that never fails to give him a chuckle.
“People love the dynamic that I play in this …continue reading on dglobe.com