Two area farmers are finalists in national photo contest

WORTHINGTON - A national contest that began several months ago is now down to 10 finalists, two of whom live right in our backyards. Both are competing for a dream trip to a sports field, but also for a chance to support a community organization to the tune of $10,000. The best part is that both of them could be winners, with help from you.

April 26 news

WORTHINGTON -- Documents filed last week in Nobles County District Court show that unless settled, a civil suit filed against Worthington Regional Economic Development Corporation and its Executive Director Abraham Algadi will go to trial next summer.

The suit, filed by a former employee of the WREDC, accuses Algadi and the WREDC of assault and battery, intentional inflection of emotional distress and false imprisonment. The WREDC is also accused of gender discrimination, negligence in supervision and reprisal.

WREDC, Algadi facing civil suit: trial date set for next summer

WORTHINGTON - Documents filed last week in Nobles County District Court show that unless settled, a civil suit filed against Worthington Regional Economic Development Corporation and its Executive Director Abraham Algadi will go to trial next summer.

The suit, filed by a former employee of the WREDC, accuses Algadi and the WREDC of assault and battery, intentional inflection of emotional distress and false imprisonment. The WREDC is also accused of gender discrimination, negligence in supervision and reprisal.

Lyon County happenings

LITTLE ROCK, Iowa - A Little Rock man was shot is the chest in the early morning hours Saturday in what the Lyon County Sheriff's Office is investigating as an accidental discharge of a firearm.