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Water woes continue

November 14, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

City hooks into rural water system
WORTHINGTON Pressure and bacteria testing was under way Wednesday on the new Lincoln-Pipestone Rural Water line that will be used to supplement Worthington’s water supply as a result of the ongoing drought. Continue Reading

State retirement system eyes higher age and lower benefits

September 7, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The State Investment Council isn’t able to produce the earnings necessary to keep the system in financial balance. Continue Reading

New, higher speed internet service offered

April 15, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Nobles Cooperative Electric debuts Exede system
WORTHINGTON For years, rural residents haven’t had the luxury of accessing amazingly fast Internet, but new advancements in technology are finally bringing them up to speed. Continue Reading

New sound system for Memorial Auditorium

March 13, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Worthington City Council Members approved replacement of the sound system for the Memorial Auditorium Tuesday during their council meeting. Continue Reading

Panel: SD Retirement System can design plan changes

January 20, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE The trustees who govern South Dakota’s retirement system for public employees want to explore a hybrid plan that would reduce some of the risks in trying to keep benefits and investments in better balance.
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Commissioners at odds over funding

November 21, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

ARMER system is focus of levy-versus-reserves discussion
WORTHINGTON Nobles County commissioners spent two hours Monday morning reviewing the 2012 budget in hopes of trimming a proposed 8 percent levy increase before the Dec. 8 Truth in Taxation public hearing. Continue Reading

County’s park system debated

July 19, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

Park Board wants to keep public access, county considers options
KINBRAE After meeting for nearly an hour with members of the Nobles County Park Board Monday night, county commissioners walked away with the realization their parks board doesn’t want to part with any of the properties currently in the system. Continue Reading

MnSCU trustees consider more collaborations between Southwest MSU and Minn. West Community and Techical College

July 19, 2011 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The board of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system is set to discuss big changes for Southwest Minnesota State University and Minnesota West Community and Technical College. Continue Reading

Transit system to be affected by shutdown

June 27, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON If no budget agreement can be reached and the Minnesota government shuts down, Prairieland Transit System will be impacted. Continue Reading

Wanted: Drivers to test mileage tax system

April 19, 2011 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota transportation officials are looking for a few good drivers for a test program that might someday lead to a mileage-based tax.
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