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County trail construction to resume

Two-mile path to connect existing trails

WORTHINGTON — A plan more than 20 years in the making will soon become a reality with the recent selection of a contractor to begin paving a concrete trail in Worthington by late next month.

Worthington Daily Globe, 06/25/2013

Rain makes corn, but corn needs sun

Recent heavy rainfall could create problems for some farmers

WORTHINGTON — With rainfall totals ranging anywhere from less than 2 inches to more than 6 inches over the weekend across southwest Minnesota, many area farm fields have taken on the look of lakefront property. Now, farmers aren’t just wondering how they will get into the fields to do their spring spraying, they’re wondering what to do about the crops that have washed away.

Worthington Daily Globe, 06/24/2013

Counties mull wheelage tax in wake of state levy limits

Extra funds would target road projects
WORTHINGTON — When the Minnesota Legislature voted earlier this year to enact levy limits for 2014, limiting the amount of revenue counties can collect in property taxes to fund services, they also offered a carrot to counties — an opportunity to implement a new tax.

Worthington Daily Globe, 06/21/2013

Ag land values increase 36 percent

Few changes made to individual valuations
WORTHINGTON — While no one appeared in person before the Nobles County Board of Equalization Tuesday night, commissioners took action on half a dozen requests to lower values on properties. The recommendations came after individuals appeared before their local board of adjustment earlier this year.

Worthington Daily Globe, 06/19/2013

Relay for Life event is Friday night at Nobles County Fairgrounds

Relay marking 100th birthday this year
WORTHINGTON — Stacks of decorated luminarias, boxes of candles and piles of donated items are being organized for the 17th annual American Cancer Society Nobles County Relay for Life event Friday night at the fairgrounds in Worthington.

Worthington Daily Globe, 06/19/2013

Bids awarded for Nobles County projects

WORTHINGTON — In the midst of year two of a three-year project to upgrade and improve the Nobles County Government Center facilities, Nobles County commissioners on Tuesday awarded a bid to Doom & Cuypers Construction Inc. of Marshall.

Worthington Daily Globe, 06/18/2013

Old pool site re-emerges as contender for new library location

Public information planned for next month on four possible sites
WORTHINGTON — The former outdoor swimming pool site in Worthington has resurfaced as a surprise option in the ongoing discussions regarding construction of a new branch of the Nobles County Library.

Worthington Daily Globe, 06/18/2013

Ritter's story defies the odds

Esophageal cancer survivor to speak at Relay for Life
WORTHINGTON — After 47 years as a math teacher, Al Ritter knows all about odds. He also knows that the odds should have been against him when, in 2009, he was diagnosed with esophageal cancer.

Worthington Daily Globe, 06/17/2013

MnSP officials advocate for biodiesel in Washington

BREWSTER — A trio of representatives from Minnesota Soybean Processors in Brewster were in the nation’s capitol earlier this week to meet with legislators and lobby for continued support of biodiesel.

Worthington Daily Globe, 06/14/2013

Closer, but still not enough

Water levels higher, yet ban remains
WORTHINGTON — While water levels still haven’t risen to the height needed to remove the non-essential watering ban in the city of Worthington, Mother Nature has provided timely rains to soak into lawns and gardens in recent weeks.

Worthington Daily Globe, 06/14/2013

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