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Memorable maple comes down

December 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

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Column: Grammas, and Charlie Won, helped keep us clean

November 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Karl Rolvaag was a governor of Minnesota and the son of the esteemed American author O.E. Rolvaag. The house from the Rolvaag homestead can be toured near the campus of Augustana University at Sioux Falls, S.D.
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Column: Grammas, and Charlie Won, helped keep us clean

November 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Karl Rolvaag was a governor of Minnesota and the son of the esteemed American author O.E. Rolvaag. The house from the Rolvaag homestead can be toured near the campus of Augustana University at Sioux Falls, S.D.
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Column: Worthington was once near a gambling haven. Wanna bet?

November 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Talk was of Jackpot Junction casino at Morton. When it opened, Jackpot Junction was the only casino — I don’t know — Jackpot Junction was the only casino across very many miles. There was no other casino in Minnesota. Maybe it w…continue reading on dglobe.com

Column: In 1938, Globe readers got their election results by airplane

November 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — If Nobles County had a hall of fame, V.M. Vance surely would be among the first inductees. Vernon Vance bought the Worthington Globe in 1929 and made it the Daily Globe in 1940. In the first years, in the 1930s, V.M. delivered Globes …continue reading on dglobe.com

Looking Back: 1989 – Groundbreaking event for Worthington Ice Arena takes place

November 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

One year ago
The Walt and Alice Kellen family was chosen by the Nobles County Soil and Water Conservation District as the 2013 Nobles County Conservationists of the Year for their implementation of conservation practices.

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Looking Back: 1964 – Worthington mayor proclaimed ‘Valiant Knight’

October 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

One year ago
During initial budget meetings, the Worthington City Council approved a not-to-exceed levy of 1.3 percent; this week, they lowered the levy goal to a .9 percent increase.

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Looking Back: 1964 – Worthington mayor proclaimed ‘Valiant Knight’

October 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

One year ago
During initial budget meetings, the Worthington City Council approved a not-to-exceed levy of 1.3 percent; this week, they lowered the levy goal to a .9 percent increase.

A vehicle stolen from Worthington was used in a firearm theft …continue reading on dglobe.com

Column: 10th Street is still busy, though its shine is not is bright

October 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — When that hulk still called Northland Mall opened in 1976 it stirred that rare strain of community pride which Worthington had not felt since the opening of the State Theater or Montgomery Ward, or the Hotel Thompson long before that….continue reading on dglobe.com

Reminiscing: Ridley announces expansion plans in 2009

October 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

One year ago
A Minnesota Senate bonding tour stop was at the Jackson campus of Minnesota West Community and Technical College. A total of four different entities presented their projects to the group of members from the Senate Capital Investment Com…continue reading on dglobe.com