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Looking Back: 1989 – Luverne wins veterans home approval

April 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

One year ago

Minnesota West President Richard Shrubb was a finalist for the presidency of Johnson County Community College in Kansas.

The Okabena Club, an area women’s group, celebrated its 100th birthday with a get-together.

The annual Bi…continue reading on dglobe.com

Looking Back: 1989 – Luverne wins veterans home approval

April 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

One year ago

Minnesota West President Richard Shrubb was a finalist for the presidency of Johnson County Community College in Kansas.

The Okabena Club, an area women’s group, celebrated its 100th birthday with a get-together.

The annual Bi…continue reading on dglobe.com

Column: A unique perspective on Org’s history

April 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — There is a township in Redwood County named Sundown. This seems notably appropriate. If one did not already exist, some township on Minnesota’s far western border should act to change its name to Sundown.
In a point of historic fac…continue reading on dglobe.com

Column: A unique perspective on Org’s history

April 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — There is a township in Redwood County named Sundown. This seems notably appropriate. If one did not already exist, some township on Minnesota’s far western border should act to change its name to Sundown.
In a point of historic fac…continue reading on dglobe.com

Looking Back: 1964 – Swimming classes begin at new YMCA pool

April 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

One year ago

A $2,500 State Farm grant allowed Worthington High School juniors and seniors to experience the effects of texting while driving and drunk driving via an Arrive Alive driving simulator.

District 518 was in the process of purchasing…continue reading on dglobe.com

Column: Worthington has been going hog wild since 1928

April 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — That swine disease that is killing young pigs by the hundreds of thousands across America is affecting the economy of the local region. It was one year ago that scientists identified the disease. (Of course, they gave it a three-word …continue reading on dglobe.com

Column: Brace yourself for memories of a former sportswriter

March 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — I said, “Sports.”
A man from a metropolitan area — a man who, like most Americans today, has spent his life in a metropolitan area — is considering a move to Worthington. “What do people do?” he wondered. “Where do you …continue reading on dglobe.com

Column: Brace yourself for memories of a former sportswriter

March 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — I said, “Sports.”
A man from a metropolitan area — a man who, like most Americans today, has spent his life in a metropolitan area — is considering a move to Worthington. “What do people do?” he wondered. “Where do you …continue reading on dglobe.com

Column: Schooling readers on Worthington’s classrooms

March 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

Editor’s note: The first portion of this historical account of Worthington’s schools appeared in the March 22 Daily Globe “A Sense of Community” edition. It will be continued on a future Reminiscing page.

WORTHINGTON — It seemed like it …continue reading on dglobe.com

Column: Schooling readers on Worthington’s classrooms

March 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

Editor’s note: The first portion of this historical account of Worthington’s schools appeared in the March 22 Daily Globe “A Sense of Community” edition. It will be continued on a future Reminiscing page.

WORTHINGTON — It seemed like it …continue reading on dglobe.com