Drake White and the Big Fire to headline Worthington Regatta

WORTHINGTON - Country artist Drake White and the Big Fire will be headlining the Worthington Windsurfing Regatta & Music Festival on Saturday, June 11, presented by Marthaler Ford and Marthaler Chevy of Worthington. The Worthington Regatta Board of Directors made the announcement this week, welcoming back to Worthington the artist the Huffington Post has named one of the Top Country Artists to Watch in 2016.

March 28

WORTHINGTON – Anyone interested in selling local goods at the Worthington Farmers Market is invited to attend a planning meeting at 5:30 p.m. April 13 at the Center for Active Living in downtown Worthington.

The Farmers Market runs during the growing season each Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. in the parking lot at Second Avenue and 10th Street. The Saturday market is from 6:30 a.m. to noon at the Ace Hardware parking lot. Plan to attend the meeting to share ideas and set the start date of the markets. New vendors who are interested in being a part of the market are encouraged to attend.

March 25 news

WORTHINGTON - In recognition of the nation-wide Sexual Assault Awareness Month in April, the Southwest Crisis Center is hosting a week long training April 4 – 8, focusing on the realities and dynamics of sexual violence as well as our communities’ response to victims of sexual violence. The training is free and open to all community members. Each day will focus on a different aspect of sexual violence including the history of violence, the spectrum of sexual violence, dynamics of healing, the criminal justice system response and advocacy.

The training will take place at the Southwest Crisis Center’s Worthington office at 320 S. Lake St. Those who are interested may attend the entire week or for a portion of the week’s training.

Worthington Police warn local businesses

WORTHINGTON – The Worthington Police Department is warning local businesses of two men using fraudulent credit cards. They are described as black males – one approximately 5 feet 8 inches tall, wearing a blue shirt and a black coat, the other is approximately 6 feet 1 inch tall with a bigger build and possibly a beard. Both are in the 22 to 26 age range. They are driving a silver or black Dodge Charger.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Worthington Police Department at 295-5400.

March 24 news

LUVERNE – A Worthington woman received non-life threatening injuries when the vehicles she was a passenger in clipped the rear end of a semi on I-90 in Rock County on Tuesday.

WORTHINGTON – The City of Worthington, Worthington Crailsheim Committee and the Worthington Area Convention & Visitors Bureau are looking for host families to provide housing for guests who will be traveling from Worthington’s Sister City, Crailsheim, Germany.