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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

Column: When getting on the road again, know you’ve come a long way

July 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — How are you getting along with the trio of U.S. 59-Minnesota 60 roundabouts on Worthington’s east side? You think traffic is moving faster, moving easier, than it did before?
I will confess. The first time I made a return trip thro…continue reading on dglobe.com

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 dglobe.com

Column: Let’s hope this column doesn’t bug you too much

June 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — I never met a bug I liked. This is more or less true. The fact that bugs are a part of this earth is a recommendation for Minnesota. Minnesotans go (about) half a year with no bugs. I always have been happy to make the trade: lower te…continue reading on dglobe.com

Column: Let’s hope this column doesn’t bug you too much

June 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — I never met a bug I liked. This is more or less true. The fact that bugs are a part of this earth is a recommendation for Minnesota. Minnesotans go (about) half a year with no bugs. I always have been happy to make the trade: lower te…continue reading on dglobe.com

Looking Back: 1964 – Linda Fast is crowned as county dairy princess

May 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

One year ago
Spomer Classics and Museum, Worthington, hosted a gathering of vintage and classic cars from the area in its annual Classic Car Show ‘n Shine. Museum owner and event organizer Marv Spomer was simply hoping for good weather for the 10:…continue reading on dglobe.com

Column: Worthington focused early on Memorial Day

May 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — There was a small Memorial Day service at Worthington as early as 1872. A bit surprising. The first passenger train arrived at Worthington on April 29, 1872. Only slightly more than one month remained for the new community on the hill …continue reading on dglobe.com