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Running results from the Minnesota Individual State Wrestling Tournament

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A number of area wrestlers will be in action this weekend at the Minnesota State Wrestling Tournament. On this page will be an up-to-date collection of their results.

Championship Round to begin at 7:00pm
(All times approximate)

In Class 2A
At 106 pounds, Worthington junior Hser Eh Pwae won by a 16-1 technical fall over Cameron Wellman of Virginia Area in the opening round. Hser Eh Pwae won a thrilling 8-6 decision in overtime over Holden Youngs of Annandale/Maple Lake in the State Quarterfinals. In the State Semifinals, Hser Eh Pwae lost to Kyle Cavanaugh of...

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February 27 news

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WORTHINGTON - The City of Worthington is currently in the process of developing an Active Living Plan to help make the city more pedestrian friendly. The first public meeting will be at 5:15 p.m. March 19 at the Worthington Fire Hall, 830 2nd Ave, Worthington. During this meeting, local issues and concerns regarding walking and biking will be discussed. This information will be summarized and will help create potential goals that will be discussed at the second public meeting. Public participation is a critical component of the plan. If you cannot attend the meeting, you can still...

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Fifth candidate named for city admin position

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WORTHINGTON – A fifth candidate for the Worthington City Administrator job has been identified as Greg Boe, the Senior Community Development Specialist in Scott County.

Boe, who has been in that position for more than 14 years, has an MPA and a certificate of public management from the Minnesota State University in Mankato, along with a Bachelor of Science in Toxicology, Science and Chemistry. He had oversight of a $1 million household hazardous waste building for Scott County, cut program operational expenses by 33 percent while expanding levels of service to county residents and...

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Names released on city admin candidates

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WORTHINGTON – Four of the five finalists for the Worthington City Administrator position have accepted interviews for March 6 and 7, and the Brimeyer Fursman has now released the names of those four candidates.

Three of them are very familiar to the community and area.

Mike Cumiskey recently retired after almost 15 years as Worthington’s Public Safety Director, Steve Robinson has spent the last six months as Worthington’s Director of Public Works and Randy Thompson has been the Executive Director of the Worthington Housing and Redevelopment Authority for more than two years...

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Minnesota Supreme Court files issues opinion in case argued in Worthington

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WORTHINGTON – Cases argued in front of the Minnesota Supreme Court can have far-reaching consequences or sometimes affect only the people directly involved in the outcome. Every now and then, people simply want to know how it ended up. Such may be the case of the State of Minnesota versus Roger Schmid.

On October 1, approximately 1,000 students from southwest Minnesota listened in as the Minnesota Supreme Court heard oral arguments on the case. Twice a year, the court hits the road, and this fall, they ended up in the gymnasium of the Worthington High School. Students from all...

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UPDATE: Hwy 169 reopened near North Mankato

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UPDATE:

MANKATO -- Minnesota Department of Transportation has reopened a section of Highway 169 that was closed about an hour Wednesday morning near Seven Mile Creek County Park.

The closure was necessary while crews cleared power lines from the road after a vehicle struck a pole.
MANKATO -- Minnesota Department of Transportation has closed a section of Highway 169 about a mile north of North Mankato.

The section between Nicollet County Road 28 and Highway 295 is blocked by downed power lines in the Seven Mile Creek County Park area

Motorists are urged to...

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February 25 news

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WORTHINGTON - Reserved seats for the Worthington High School performances of “Anything Goes” at Memorial Auditorium Performing Arts Center, 714 13th St., are available at the box office from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekdays or by calling (507) 376-9101. Tickets may also be purchased online until noon Friday at friendsoftheauditorium.com.

Shows are Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. District 518 activity passes will be honored for the Sunday performance only. Advance ticket purchase is strongly recommended to avoid long pre-show lines.

SLAYTON - It’...

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A long awaited demo

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WORTHINGTON – As of Tuesday morning, it wasn’t very noticeable from...

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Big South All-Conference Gymnastics Team

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The Big South Conference has released their 2014-2015 All-Conference Gymnastics Squad

All-Conference Balance Beam:
Liz Hayenga, SO, Worthington
Bryanna Peterson, SO, Martin County Area
Maddy Swain, SR, Waseca
Marina Chen, SR, Waseca
Haley Bass, JR, Jackson County Central

All-Conference Uneven Parallel Bars:
Taylor Eggers, 8th Grade, Worthington
Bryanna Peterson, SO, Martin County Area
Haley Bass, JR, Jackson County Central
Bekah Berry, SO, St. Peter
Abby Schneekloth, FR, Jackson County Central
Madi...

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