November 30 news

WORTHINGTON – An Old Fashioned Christmas at Pioneer Village will take place this Thursday and Friday, with events beginning at 5 p.m. each evening and continuing through 9 p.m. There is an entrance fee for adults, children 15 and younger are free.
The annual event is a fundraiser for Pioneer Village and includes singing, dancing, food, a visit from Santa, a tour of lights and horse-drawn wagon rides.

November 25 news

WORTHINGTON - In observance of Thanksgiving Day, all city, county and state government offices will be closed Thursday, including the law enforcement center at Prairie Justice Center. The Nobles County Library will be closed. The Worthington Post Office will be closed, delivery routes will not be running, and there will be no outgoing mail.

All financial institutions will be closed, the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce will be closed and the Worthington Municipal Liquor Store will also be closed. Fareway will be closed, and Hy-Vee will close at 2 p.m.

November 24 news

WORTHINGTON – The Worthington YMCA hosted its 71st annual meeting Monday night, approving new board members, recognizing past members and passing out numerous awards.

Worthington City Council approves defunding, closing Prairie View Golf Links

WORTHINGTON – The Worthington City Council on Monday unanimously approved a motion to discontinue the funding for Prairie View Golf Links, close the course, and move forward with plans to sell or auction off equipment. The motion also included putting together a committee that included council members to determine the best usage of the course, with emphasis on water quality.

November 23 news

WORTHINGTON – Sanford Worthington Medical Center has recently hired three new therapists in the rehab department - Kyle Rockwell, physical therapist, Kayla White, speech therapist and Kaylee Koob, occupational therapist.

Rockwell earned his doctorate of physical therapy in 2014 at Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio. He has had clinical experiences in several settings, is originally from Salem, Ohio, and moved to Minnesota after graduating in 2014. He currently resides in Spirit Lake, Iowa, with his fiancé.

Aberdeen Location Selected for New Soybean Processing Facility

Omaha, NE (November 20, 2015) – Ag Processing Inc a cooperative (AGP) announced today the selection of Aberdeen, South Dakota as the location for a new soybean processing plant. The new facility will be the tenth soybean processing plant for the Company and its first in South Dakota.

November 20 news

WORTHINGTON – District 518 Superintendent Jon Landgaard met with the Nobles County Commissioners this week to talk about the future. With him he brought a list of needs the school district has, and front and center on that list was the need for a new high school, because right now, each school in the district is bursting at the seams.

November 19 news

FULDA – Seven people, including five children, sustained non-life threatening injuries Wednesday evening when one vehicle rear-ended another on U.S. 59 near Fulda, according to a report from the Minnesota State Patrol.

November 18 news

WORTHINGTON – Abraham Algadi of the Worthington Regional Economic Development Corporation spoke to the Nobles County Commissioners on Tuesday, asking of the board the same thing he asked of the Worthington City Council last month – to stay out of the way.

At issue once more was the Promenade on Oxford development and the lack of information from developer Brian Pellowski. Algadi was at the commissioner meeting to ask for time for an independent appraiser to work up numbers for the development.