WORTHINGTON - Key staff members from the offices of U.S. Sen. Al Franken's (D-Minn.) and U.S. Rep Tim Walz (D-Minn.) will meet with local veterans and veterans advocates today to get input on the expanding veterans benefits claims "backlog" that is forcing hundreds of thousands of returning veterans to put their lives on hold for many months while their claims are being processed.
WORTHINGTON – Nobles County Commissioners Tuesday listened to the pros and cons of four possible locations for a new library and decided they needed input from the general public before a decision could be made. Nobles County Library Director Julie Wellnitz was asked to prepare a public presentation of the four sites for display at the library and the upcoming fair booth.
WORTHINGTON – Nobles County Commissioners today listened to the pros and cons of four possible locations for a new library before deciding they needed input from the general public before a decision could be made. Nobles County Library Director Julie Wellnitz was instructed to work with Vetter Johnson Architects to prepare a public display of the four sites for display at the library and the upcoming fair booth.
The four sites include the old Campbell’s Soup lot, the current Lampert Lumber Yard, the county’s public works area or the site of the old outdoor pool.
Wilmont native and 2010 Worthington High School Graduate Steven Kremer has recently signed a 10-day contract to play baseball with the Alexandria Blue Anchors of the Northwoods League.
The Minnesota Baseball Coaches Association has released their All-State Baseball teams for the 20-13 season.
WORTHINGTON – Nobles County Emergency Management Director Joyce Jacobs announced that applications are now available to apply for funds from the $250,000 appropriated by the Minnesota Legislature for disaster costs not eligible for federal assistance from the April 9-11 winter ice storm.
Eligible applicants must apply through the county of their residence and then the county will act as a grantee to disburse the funds as approved by the Minnesota Recovers Task Force. Several factors are considered for funding determination including benefit to the community versus the cost of the project.
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington High School Trojan marching band placed second in Class AA competition at the “Battle of the Bands” parade in Lake Crystal Friday night. Finishing just behind Waconia, Worthington wowed the crowds with its “Mary Poppins”- themed “Over the Rooftop” parade show, receiving the coveted People’s Choice Award as well. The Trojan band placed fourth overall in judging point totals out of the 10 bands participating.
The Southwest Conference has released their 2013 All-Conference Boys Tennis Team
Carter Lindner, JR, Worthington
Andrew Johnson, SO, Worthington
Dillon Pederson, SR, Worthington
Joey Vajgrt, SR, Luverne
Jonny Vajgrt, JR, Luverne
Scott Nelson, SR, Luverne
Dustin Deutsch, SR, Luverne
Blake Ziegler, JR, Luverne
Levi Carstensen, SR, Pipestone
Taylor Rebstock, SR, Redwood Valley
The Southwest Conference has released their 2013 All-Conference Baseball Team
Blake Rogers, SR, Worthington
Deron Soderholm, SR, Worthington
Ryan Lee, JR, Worthington
Kyle Luhmann, SR, Jackson County Central
Tanner Menke, SR, Jackson County Central
Taylor Christopher, SR, Jackson County Central
Skyler Wenninger, SR, Luverne
Reed Skattum, SR, Luverne
Matt Overgaard, SR, Luverne
Josh Slieter, JR, Luverne
Gunnar Olson, JR, Luverne
Colton Peterson, SR, Marshall
Aaron Mathiowetz, SR, Marshall
Derek Buysee, SR, Marshall
Logan Swann, SR, Redwood Valley
The Southwest Conference has released their 2013 All-Conference Softball Team
KC Riley, SR, Worthington
Brooke Klontz, SR, Jackson County Central
Marita Rasche, SR, Jackson County Central
Jasmine Erickson, SR, Jackson County Central
Brittany Woodke, JR, Jackson County Central
Tasia Woelber, SR, Pipestone
Tiffany Woelber, SR, Pipestone
Paige Petersen, SR, Pipestone
Amanda Haupert, SR, Pipestone
Kelly Nettik, JR, Pipestone
Ellen Dahl, JR, Luverne
Tara Sudenga, JR, Luverne
Kristen Reisdorfer, JR, Luverne
Brooke Louwagie, SR, Marshall