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November 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Windom High School Junior Spencer Wolter was on his way home from Louisville Saturday afternoon with a $1,000 scholarship and a first-place plaque in his possession after coming out on top in the agronomy contest at the National F…continue reading on

Nasby receives Excellence in Service Award from CGMC

August 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Windom City Administrator Steve Nasby was recognized by the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) on Thursday during the coalition’s three-day summer conference in Rochester for his excellence in service to Greater Minnesota.
T…continue reading on

Cottonwood County Fair begins Tuesday

August 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

WINDOM — Good food, good shows and entertainment for the entire family all describe the Cottonwood County Fair scheduled to start Tuesday. This year the event features daily performances in the entertainment tent ranging from musicians to magicians…continue reading on

Windom Area Hospital expands

July 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

WINDOM — Windom Area Hospital (WAH) hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on Monday to celebrate the beginning of an expansion project approved in March. 

The groundbreaking marks the physical work of a project that will include a new building t…continue reading on

Nick Raymo takes ownership at Southwest Hearing

February 23, 2014 in Uncategorized


WORTHINGTON — When the possibility of a career in hearing technologies was first broached to Nicholas Raymo, he was a bit skeptical.
“I had no interest,” he admitted, “but after sitting here and observing and seeing how we’re cap…continue reading on

Blizzard leaves many in area stranded

February 21, 2014 in Uncategorized


WORTHINGTON — The worst is over. We hope.
Southwest Minnesota was rocked Thursday night by winds as up to 45 mph in some areas, and some towns saw as much as five inches of snowfall.
Roads were in such severe …continue reading on

Don’t forget your lunch money

February 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

WINDOM — A majority of public school districts in Minnesota deny hot lunch — or any lunch in some cases — to children who can’t afford it.

In a survey released last week by Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid, 46 Minnesota school districts told Mid-Mi…continue reading on

MnDOT plans traffic detour during $14 million Minnesota 62 project

February 4, 2014 in Uncategorized


WORTHINGTON — Nobles County commissioners approved an agreement with the Minnesota Department of Transportation during their meeting Tuesday as MnDOT wants to utilize Nobles County State Aid Highway 16 as a detour route during a pavement …continue reading on

X-Cellent X-Perience: Windom’s Travis Muller competes at X Games

January 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

WINDOM — Travis Muller grew up watching the X Games.
Someday, he wanted to do more than just watch. He wanted to compete.
Last week, he did just — as a participant in the SnoCross snowmobile race in Aspen, Colo. against some of the world’s be…continue reading on

State auditor releases municipal liquor store data

January 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Minnesota State Auditor Rebecca Otto released on Monday the 2012 analysis of municipal liquor store operations, a report providing comparative data on liquor operations owned and operated by Minnesota cities.
In 2012, 207 Minnesota c…continue reading on

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