Worthington police chief says rumors of outside influence at Tuesday's march are not credible

WORTHINGTON – Worthington Police Chief Troy Appel stated via news release on Tuesday afternoon that the Moment for Peace and Solidarity March scheduled for tonight is expected to be a peaceful event, one that he intends to take part in.

“Many rumors have been circulating through social media and other sources regarding various outside influence to this event. There is no credible information related to the rumors,” Appel wrote.

Solidarity March to take place in Worthington today

WORTHINGTON – There will a George Floyd Moment of Peace and a Solidarity March at 4 p.m. today (Tuesday, June 2), starting at the Worthington High School.

According to the organizers, this will be a peaceful demonstration, and no riots, property damage or attacking of protesters will be tolerated. They ask that everyone wear a white t-shirt, wear a mask and dress accordingly for weather.

COVID-19 update for May 31

MINNESOTA – At month’s end, total deaths in Minnesota due to COVID-19 stand at 1,040, with 14 newly reported deaths on Sunday. Eleven of those deaths were residents of a long-term care facility.

Cumulatively, there have been 24,850 confirmed cases of coronavirus in the state, with 664 new cases Sunday. Of the total cases, 18,695 no longer require isolation

COVID-19 update as of May 30

MINNESOTA – The death of a 60-69 year old from Nobles County due to COVID-19 was reported Saturday by the Minnesota Department of Health, making this the third death this week and bringing the county’s total number of deaths due to coronavirus to 5.

Thirty newly reported deaths across the state were added to the total on Saturday, bringing the number of people who have died to 1,026 in Minnesota. Another 660 cases of coronavirus were reported, bringing the cumulative total since January to 24,190. As of Saturday, 17,864 of those patients no longer require isolation.

Worthington High School 2020 Commencement

It has been a year like no other.

To celebrate the graduation of the Worthington High School Class of 2020, this commencement video was created, complete with an address by Principle Josh Noble, Superintendent John Landgaard and speeches by other dignitaries