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New Year brings new resolutions, chance for fresh start

January 9, 2012 in West Central Tribune

For better or worse, a new year brings with it a clean slate, a chance to mentally erase bad memories from the last year and focus on improving our lives in the year ahead. Continue Reading

Deputies bust party in rural WIllmar, Minn., arrest host for violating county ordinance

January 1, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s deputies cited more than 25 people for underage consumption after busting a house party around 11 p.m. Saturday evening at a Dovre Township home. Continue Reading

New Year’s Eve deaths, injuries on the decline, officials cite higher awareness

December 30, 2011 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR The number of alcohol-related traffic deaths and serious injuries during the New Year’s Eve holiday has dropped significantly in recent years, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety.
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Areavoices.com: New year, new you

December 29, 2011 in West Central Tribune

As 2011 winds down, I reflect on the past year and its lessons, and then look forward to the new one, a clean slate. Will 2012 be my year to do yoga and Zumba (not at the same time), meditate, save more money, be more patient and (this one’s always on my list) lose weight? Continue Reading

Meth dealer sentenced to six years in prison

November 1, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON A Worthington man who pleaded guilty in September to selling methamphetamine in 2009 will be given two weeks to finish some home repairs before reporting to prison for a 74 months sentence. Continue Reading

Family affair

June 19, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

Gundermans celebrate 125 years of Fulda farm ownership
FULDA Leonard and Margaret Gunderman must have been smiling down from their heavenly perches as more than 170 of their descendants gathered on Saturday at their ancestral farm three miles south of Fulda. Continue Reading

Windom’s Riverfest to honor 100 years of the city’s Boy Scouts

June 7, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WINDOM The Windom community invites you to join them this weekend to celebrate their very own Riverfest. If you haven’t made it to this phenomenon in the past, the events on this year’s schedule are certain to galvanize anyone’s interest. Continue Reading

CRP marks 25 years

January 6, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

County has 9,000-plus acres enrolled in conservation program
WORTHINGTON In an effort to stem the tide of dropping commodity prices in the early 1980s, the federal government adopted several key programs in the 1985 Farm Bill that helped change the course of agriculture in the latter part of the 20th century. Continue Reading

Gyros for the New Year

December 30, 2010 in West Central Tribune

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Have fun, but put safety first for 2011 countdown

December 30, 2010 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Bad judgment and worse weather can be a lethal combination, especially when alcohol is involved, so the Nobles County Sheriff’s Office and the Worthington Police Department are encouraging anyone who over-imbibes tonight to put down their keys and pick up a phone to call for a free Safe Cab ride. Continue Reading