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WORTHINGTON — With the Sept. 30 not-to-exceed levy deadline on the horizon, Independent School District 518 Board of Education members approved the district’s maximum levy authority, with the idea that further adjustments are likely before the final levy is approved in December.
WORTHINGTON — Worthington’s “Thunderstruck” homecoming week is well underway, and it’s set to get more amplified come Friday.
A Bemidji man arrested in mid-August following the alleged discovery of approximately 3 pounds of marijuana made his first appearance Tuesday in Nobles County District Court.
WORTHINGTON — The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) has issued a statement of interest in a civil lawsuit filed last month by the American Civil Liberties Union against Nobles County and its sheriff, Kent Wilkening. In its motion filed Friday afternoon, the DOJ requests the court deny the plaintiff’s motion for a temporary restraining order, which, as of Tuesday afternoon, was scheduled to be considered Friday in Blue Earth County District Court in Mankato.
Hola. Cómo están? Gracias. De nada. Adiós. Hasta la vista. Like me, you’ve probably heard these basic Spanish conversation phrases, or have maybe even used them yourself, even if the remainder of the conversation was communicated in English.
WORTHINGTON — The city of Worthington long ago implemented a specific set of requirements for those wishing to canvass Worthington’s residential streets attempting to sell a variety of products and services. That doesn’t mean these door-to-door salespeople aren’t unlawfully popping up in communities.
WORTHINGTON — Lydia Mick and Stacie Nagel set out again Monday to hunt for this year’s King Turkey Day medallion, an activity that has become a staple of their friendship. Their biannual medallion hunt around Worthington ended in receiving $100 in Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce bucks after successfully interpreting the clues that led them to the bronze-colored coin in the landscaping around the Worthington Fire Hall. They’ll split their earnings 50-50.
WORTHINGTON — A significant enrollment increase in Independent School District 518’s online VIBE program has school officials considering how to meet the needs of its virtual students, which also includes a larger number of students that qualify for special education services.
WORTHINGTON — Although they’ve only been stateside for a matter of weeks, Worthington’s foreign exchange students are getting acclimated to where they’ll call home for the next nine months. Each nearly 5,000 miles from home, Brazilian student Sabrina Gomes and Italian student Paola Sharka are excited about spending the next several months in Worthington and studying in an American high school.
FULDA — A Worthington man was killed early this morning in an apparent hunting accident. According to Nobles County Sheriff Kent Wilkening, Jeffrey Dean Nickel, 39, was found dead when first responders arrived on scene to Eagle Lake Wildlife Management Area southeast of Fulda.