Radio Works 2014 Summer BBQ Bonanza

The Radio Works Backyard BBQ Bonanza is back! This is your opportunity to win and throw your backyard bbq celebration, feeding up to 50 people per winner! Then keep your eyes out for details on how to win our grand prize package, which includes everything you need to host your very own ultimate backyard BBQ cook-out (Details further below).

Weekly Registration Box Locations

More weekly sign-up locations to come, check back regularly


Nobles County 4-H Hy-Vee Shop & Share

Help out the Nobles County 4-H program by participating in the easiest fundraiser (and at no additional cost to you!) -- the Hy-Vee Shop and Share Program!

During this weekend, June 27th, 28th and 29th, bring this coupon to Hy-Vee and present it to the cashier upon your usual checkout. The Worthington Hy-Vee store will give the Nobles County program will receive 5% back of the total amount of food/product purchased when the coupons are used.


Iowa Marine killed in Afghanistan

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - An Iowa Marine is one of three Marines who were killed Friday in Afghanistan, the U.S. Department of Defense said today.

Lance Cpl. Adam F. Wolff, 25, of Cedar Rapids died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, military officials said.

The Department of Defense identified the other fallen Marines as Staff Sgt. David H. Stewart, 34, of Stafford, Va., and Lance Cpl. Brandon J. Garabrant, 19, of Peterborough, N.H.


MSHSBCA All-State Baseball Teams

The Minnesota State High School Baseball Coaches Association have released their 2014 All-State Teams

Class A All-State Team
Sam Huska, Sophomore, Windom
Nick Petersen, Senior, Murray County Central
Cooper Scheffler, Senior, Springfield
Neil Eichten, Senior, Wabasso
Austin Buysse, Senior, Minneota
Logan Sandgren, Senior, BOLD (Class A Player of the Year)
Trent Athmann, Junior, BOLD
Trevor Nissen, Senior, BOLD
Hans Alwin, Senior, West Lutheran
Austin Baab, Senior, Wabasha Kellogg
Riley Bernsdorf, Junior, Floodwood
Lars Brevik, Senior, Lafayette-Red Lake Falls


Minnesota Wild Road Tour stop in Southwest Minnesota

The 2014 Wells Fargo Minnesota Wild Road Tour, will visit 18 cities in two states from June 24-26, leading into the Summer Bash at Xcel Energy Center on Friday, June 27

One of the stops will be here in Worthington on Thursday of next week. On June 26th, the Minnesota Wild Road Tour will be at the Worthington Arena from 11:30am-12:30pm on Thursday. Minnesota Wild Players and Personalities to stop in Worthington are current Wild Left Wing Matt Cooke and former Minnesota Wild standout Wes Walz. The Tour will stop in Marshall the day before on Wednesday at the Lockwood Motors Ice Arena.


Blue Mounds State Park to close for a few weeks

LUVERNE – According to Blue Mounds State Park Manager Chris Ingebretson, the park will be closed until July 14 due to flood damage.

As of Wednesday, the hiking trails, campgrounds and roads will be closed to the public due to the flooding and damages caused, Ingebretson said. The park will be closed at least through July 13, and he is hopeful things can be re-opened July 14. By then, he said, he and his staff should have time to secure areas that are unsafe, and get plans together for what needs to be done.


Emergency Management asks public to report trouble spots to townships

WORTHINGTON – Nobles County Emergency Management Director Joyce Jacobs is encouraging people to contact their township supervisors if they are out on a township road and happen to come across a spot that is damaged or eroded due to recent storms and has not yet been marked or barricaded.

It is hard to see at night, Jacobs said, and we may not be done with rain yet, so if people could let township supervisors know about any dangerous spots, it would help keep roads safer for everyone.


Southwest All-Conference Girls Golf Team

The Southwest Conference has released their 2014 All-Conference Girls Golf Team

All-Conference
Alison Benson, JCC
Abby Brinkman, JCC
Abby Benson, JCC
Jessica Blanchard, Marshall
Hannah Peterson, Marshall
Kami Love, Marshall

Honorable Mention
Lexie Hoffman, JCC
Sarah Vogl, Marshall
Kenzie Mace, Redwood Valley
Kelsey Hansfeld, Windom
Maitland Vollan, Windom
Miki Bolin, Windom


Southwest All-Conference Boys Golf Team

The Southwest Conference has released their 2014 All-Conference Boys Golf Team

All-Conference
Will Mulder, Worthington
Brett Haukom, Marshall
Matt Bennett, Marshall
Jacob Baker, Marshall
Adam Hengel, Redwood Valley
Mitch Fischer, Redwood Valley

Honorable Mention
Tyler Van Hove, Worthington
Joe Brinkman, JCC
Jon Wyffels, Marshall
Matt Christianson, Marshall
Alex Buysse, Marshall
Ryan Clark, Windom


End-O-Line Park closed due to flood

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CURRIE - End O Line Railroad Park in Currie is temporarily closed due to flood waters. The park will open as soon as waters recede. For updates, go to www.endoline.com. According to Murray County Community Relations Coordinator Christy Riley, the park will likely remain closed until at least Friday, June 20.