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Heart for art: Tricia Mikle named SMAHC’s Prairie Disciple

August 3, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Tricia Mikle retired a few years ago after a 27-year stint in the art department at Worthington High School, but she certainly isn’t done teaching or sharing her passion for art.
For instance, on a recent morning she was creating autonomous art with Ellen Baker-Merrigan and her two sons, Stewart, 12, and Sullivan, 10, at the Baker-Merrigan home. A former colleague at WHS, Ellen teaches biology but also enjoys exploring her artistic side. Continue Reading

Leaving a legacy: Grant gives artist freedom to capture images of county parks

June 17, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON As Agnes “Bobbie” Alsgaard-Lien was sitting in Robertson County park along Loon Lake in Jackson County contemplating her next painting, a fledgling bird paid her a serendipitous visit.
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