Worthington City Council hears BRDTF update

WORTHINGTON - During a special meeting Wednesday, the Worthington City Council rejected a bid for the 2019 Sanitary and Sewer Improvements project, which came in 77 percent over the engineer's estimate. According to city engineer Dwayne Haffield, only the one bid was received, which came from Duininck Inc. Haffield's recommendation was to reject the bid and advertise again over the winter.

Thompson Hotel goes up for online auction

WORTHINGTON - Despite attempts by several prospective buyers, the Thompson Hotel is now up for auction, a listing that can be found on the Grafe Auction website.

Worthington Assistant City Administrator Jason Brisson said the auction is currently online through September 12. As far as he can tell, the intent is that by end of business on that date, the building will be sold to the highest bidder.

Love Inc. Weekly Talk with Greg Wede

Greg Talks about the recent Love Inc Conference

Student enrollment continues to rise at District 518

WORTHINGTON - Worthington District 518 Superintendent John Landgaard reported this week that there are 3,438 students enrolled for the upcoming school year - approximately 100 more students than last year.

Teen collapses during football practice at Trojan Field

WORTHINGTON - A teenager collapsed during football practice at Trojan Field Tuesday after experiencing a medical issue. A GoFundMe Page has been created for Tristan Sauerbrei, with a goal of $10,000. As of mid-day Wednesday, more than $4,000 had been raised.