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Column: Worthington – a city in the air age

January 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Ray Crippen

WORTHINGTON — This is the 75th year since that dark night when Orson Welles broadcast his radio story, “War of the Worlds,” a drama which brought distress to people all across the nation. It was not merely that the American pe…continue reading on dglobe.com

Looking Back: 1938 – WJC hosts initial Cap and Gown ceremonies

May 28, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

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Looking Back: 1963 – Worthington church marks 90 years

May 21, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

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Looking Back: 1963 – War memorial building dedicated

May 7, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

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Column: Oxford Street sure is busier than it used to be

March 22, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON I was driving south on Humiston toward downtown. I wanted to make a left on Dover. You can scarcely believe what that stretch of city street has come to be. Continue Reading

Column: You got mail – at least you did back in 1934

October 5, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Archeologists poking around Worthington one day may puzzle at the names they find carved in stone in the ancient Turkey Capital. Henry Morgenthau Jr. and James A. Farley. If these names puzzle you, check the cornerstone for the stately old Worthington post office building at the corner of 11th Street and Third Avenue. Continue Reading

Looking back: 2007 – Wood retiring as Minnesota West president

August 21, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

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Column: In a fowl mood? Well, this column should be fitting

February 17, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON There was a time when we wondered nearly every day, “Why did the chicken cross the road?”
When would this have been? Fourth grade?
Why did the chicken cross the road?
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Column: And now a word from our sponsors

January 6, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON I was asked, “What was the best thing that happened to you in 2011?” What was the worst thing?
I can never answer those questions. Continue Reading

Column: Voters said ‘we will build a college’ 75 years ago

November 11, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

The thing puzzling: for a couple of years now oh, longer than this newspaper pundits and television’s chatter heads have been talking hard times. Continue Reading