Latest Area News Headlines

November 4 news

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LUVERNE – A Tracy man is dead after a fatal crash just 6 miles over the Minnesota/South Dakota border on Highway 23 in Rock County. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, 84-year-old Robert Knott of Tracy was southbound in a Lincoln Town Car at approximately 2:46 p.m. on Monday when his vehicle crossed the center line and struck a northbound semi tractor and trailer on the driver side. The semi was driven by Robert Nemmers, age 52, of Dell Rapids, SD. He suffered no apparent injuries. Knott, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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2014 Elections

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It's Election Day! If you have not pre-registered, you can do so at your designated polling place with proof of residence (ie. valid state driver's license, state learner's permit, or state ID card, valid photo ID with document of current address, etc). Not sure where to vote? Check the polling place finder via the Minnesota Secretary of State website.

For all of the most up-to date election night coverage, tune in to your favorite...


November 3 news

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BREWSTER – A 23-year-old Brewster man received non-life threatening injuries when his car landed in the ditch Sunday evening. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Joshua Nibbelink was heading south on Minnesota 60 when he swerved to miss some debris in the road, lost control of his 2003 Pontiac Grand Am and went into the ditch.

WORTHINGTON – This year’s Nobles County United Way fundraising campaign has been underway for over a month now, but the big fundraising event is this week.

On Wednesday night at the Worthington High School Gym, Worthington TV Channel 3 and Radio...


October 31 news

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WORTHINGTON – With the general election just days away, Mike McFadden, the Republican candidate in Minnesota for U.S. Senate, will be at the Perkins at 1445 Darling Drive in Worthington today from 2:45 to 3:15 to meet the public. He is running against incumbent DFLer Al Franken.

MINNESOTA - There's no need to hit the snooze button on Nov. 2, because the end of daylight saving time will give you that extra hour of sleep you've been craving. Clocks will fall back to standard time Sunday at 2 a.m. And just a reminder, this is also the perfect time to change the batteries in your smoke...


Jeff Johnson/Bill Kuisle visit Worthington

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Republican gubernatorial candidate Jeff Johnson and his running mate Bill Kuisle made a stop in Worthington on Wednesday to discuss their campaign and their vision for the state of Minnesota.

Did you miss their interview with Radio Works Director of News & Information Justine Wettschreck? Check it out at

https://soundcloud.com/justine-...


October 30 news

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APPLETON — Pioneer Public Television will broadcast its final live call-in debate of the 2014 election season at 7 p.m. today. House District 22B Republican incumbent Rod Hamilton of Mountain Lake will debate DFL challenger Cheryl Avenel-Navara of Worthington in a live debate from Pioneer Public TV’s studios in Appleton.

Following the live debate, Pioneer will rebroadcast the First Congressional District Debate between Tim Walz and Jim Hagedorn at 8 p.m. At 9:30 p.m., Pioneer will air the previously recorded Seventh District debate between Collin Peterson and Torrey Westrom.

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October 29 news

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WORTHINGTON – With less than a week to go before the Nov. 4 election, politicians are criss-crossing the state, catching as many voters as they can as the clock ticks down toward election day. Gubernatorial candidate Jeff Johnson will be in downtown Worthington today from 1:50 to 3 p.m. at BenLee’s for meet and greets. The event is open to the public.

WORTHINGTON – The spookiest night of the year is just a few days away, so here are a few options for all of the little ghosts and goblins out there when it comes to Halloween fun.

The Worthington branch of the Fulda Area Credit...


Cirque du Soleil -Varekai

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Cirque du Soleil -Varekai is coming to Target Center in Minneapolis, MN December 25-28th with afternoon and evening performance times available. Tickets are available at Target Center’s Box Office, axs.com or by calling 888.9.AXS.TIX (888.929.7849). Tickets for adults range from $40-$150; children (12 & under) f$32-131; military, seniors & students from $36-85.50.

Deep within a forest, at the...


October 28 news

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WORTHINGTON – The Worthington City Council on Monday opted to discontinue discussions regarding improvements of Grand Avenue after looking at the bids brought in by city engineer Duane Haffield. The bids all came in significantly higher than what was originally projected, and the council also learned that the Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership did not receive the funding for their housing project for the upcoming construction year.

Since the Grand Avenue project was essentially to improve traffic to the housing that would be built, Worthington Mayor Alan Oberloh pointed out it...


October 27 news

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LAKEFIELD – Two elderly Chandler residents received non-life threatening injuries Sunday afternoon when their vehicle was struck be a semi truck near Lakefield.

According to a report from the Minnesota State Patrol, 81-year-old Franklin Post of Chandler had exited I-90 on the eastbound ramp and was attempting to turn north onto Highway 86 when he pulled into the path of a Kensworth semi, driven by Mitchell Ferguson, 26, of Heron Lake. The semi struck the Dodge Dakota on the driver’s side. Franklin and his 80-year-old passenger, Arlene Post, were taken to Sanford Worthington...