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Raiding the rhubarb patch

Scavenge stalks to make some oldie-but-goodie treats
The patch of rhubarb in our backyard is sorely neglected. Well, the rhubarb is technically in our neighbor’s backyard — but right along the property line, and neither of us ever makes use of it.

Worthington Daily Globe, 06/17/2013

Computer Lodge offers sales, support

WORTHINGTON — After working on various projects together over the years, John Cowan and Troy Rasmussen decided it was time to go into business together.

Worthington Daily Globe, 06/16/2013

Rock Rapids celebrates Heritage Days

ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa — Rock Rapids’ Heritage Fest will kick into high gear this weekend, but a few events are beginning earlier in the week.

Worthington Daily Globe, 06/11/2013

Stage hand: Janssen one of original Lake Okabena windsurfers

WORTHINGTON — Among the ranks of the many volunteers who help each year with the Windsurfing Regatta and Unvarnished Music Festival, there are a few windsurfers — not a lot — but a few who occasionally test the wind and waters of Lake Okabena. One such is Marc Janssen, although his volunteer effort has little to do with the windsurfing.

Worthington Daily Globe, 06/08/2013

Worthington church marks a century of faith

WORTHINGTON — Dave Vander Kooi may have been a bit reluctant to spearhead the 100th anniversary committee at the Worthington Christian Reformed Church — it involved 14 months of planning to get to this weekend’s celebration — but he really was the perfect guy for the job. After all, the congregation was founded around his grandparents’ kitchen table.

Worthington Daily Globe, 06/06/2013

With preparations finished, festival begins

Weekend of windsurfing and music kicks off today in Worthington

WORTHINGTON — The tents are up, many of the food vendors have arrived and the musical stage has been erected. The 2013 Windsurfing Regatta and Unvarnished Music Festival is officially under way.

Worthington Daily Globe, 06/06/2013

Children’s clothes — before T-shirts and jeans

Sibley exhibit displays youth attire of earlier eras

SIBLEY, Iowa — Today’s children generally run around in a uniform of T-shirts and jeans — a mode of dress reflective of the casual society in which we live. Wardrobes of past generations of youngsters can give similar insights into what life was like in those times.

Worthington Daily Globe, 06/02/2013

WHS graduate Luke designs Regatta shirt

WORTHINGTON — Attendees at this year’s Windsurfing Regatta and Unvarnished Music Festival will see a lot of green along Sailboard Beach.

Worthington Daily Globe, 06/02/2013

Luverne revels in its buffalo

Despite cool weather, festival goes on

LUVERNE — A cool blustery wind and the occasional stray raindrop couldn’t dampen spirits at the area’s first big festival of the summer season — Luverne’s Buffalo Days. The parade went on as planned mid-morning Saturday, and then eager festival-goers headed over to the city park, where more than 100 vendors of food, crafts and other assorted goods awaited them.

Worthington Daily Globe, 06/02/2013

Helpful smile in the library aisle: Jo Haugan retires after 36 1/2 years amid the books

WORTHINGTON — Jo Haugan never set out to be a librarian. It was more of an accidental career, something she fell into but resolved to make the best of for the duration — which turned out to be more than 36 years. She joined the staff of the Nobles County Library on Sept. 20, 1976, and will officially retire on the last day of this month.

Worthington Daily Globe, 05/25/2013

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