May 3 news

WORTHINGTON - Another Michigan man has been charged as the result of a search warrant executed in late April after agents from the Buffalo Ridge Drug Task Force were made aware of a video depicting several people smoking marijuana and showing bags of pills in a Worthington location. Five people were arrested on drug-related charges after that initial search was executed.

JACKSON - For two Minnesota State Troopers, their weekend shifts were a little out of the ordinary. Roughly 30 hours apart and in different parts of the state, they each helped bring a baby into the world on the side of the road.

April 28 news

ST. PAUL - It took almost six hours of debate on Wednesday, but the Minnesota House voted 72 - 54 in favor of an omnibus budget bill that would fund the final phase of the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System in the southwest corner of the state.

The bill - which addresses Job Growth, Agriculture, and the Environment - would allocate $11.5 million for the last stage of the initiative. The funding did not come without a fight. House Democrats offered several amendments that would have cut the project's funding.

April 26 news

WORTHINGTON - The Worthington City Council on Monday passed a resolution allowing the city to enter into an agreement with SRF Consulting Groups that will pay for the city's share of the layout and public involvement process of a major improvement project on reconstruction of Oxford Street from Humiston to Highway 60. The Minnesota Department of Transportation has slated the project for 2025, and the city and county are also planning the reconstruction of Oxford from Humiston to McMillan.

Task force arrests four after viewing social media video

WORTHINGTON - The Buffalo Ridge Drug Force released information Monday regarding four men who were arrested for allegedly possessing and consuming marijuana and prescription medication after a search warrant was executed in the 2300 block of East Avenue in Worthington on Wednesday.

April 25 news

WORTHINGTON — GreatLIFE Malaska Golf & Fitness Club is celebrating its first year in Worthington as a well as a new vice president, Chad Nixon. On Wednesday there will be an all-day open house, including a mixer with refreshments from 3 to 7 p.m. New members that sign up during the open house will get their first month’s membership free and no initiation fee.

WORTHINGTON -- The Nobles County Art Center is changing its hours effective May 1. The center will be open from noon to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.