January 25 news

LUVERNE – An ambulance transported a Worthington couple and their children to Sanford Luverne to be treated and released after their vehicle rolled in Interstate 90 Saturday night, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Justin Saufley, age 28, of Worthington, was driving a 2007 Ford Focus eastbound on I-90 just past mile marker 7 when he skidded on ice into the median and rolled. He and passenger Chantel Saufley, age 27, suffered non-life threatening injuries. Two other passengers, ages 6 and an infant, were not injured. Their vehicle suffered moderate damage.

WORTHINGTON — Sanford Worthington and Community Blood Bank will host a community blood drive on from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 3 to 6 p.m. Feb. 4 at Sanford Worthington Medical Center.

January 22 news

WORTHINGTON – The Northland Mall property is being sold once again. Yellow Company LLC, a company owned by Aaron Marthaler, has entered into a purchase agreement with Brian Pellowski of PBK Investment to purchase the property for a sum of $1.6 million, according to a letter sent to the city of Worthington.
The letter states the Marthaler Automotive Group anticipates the construction of a new Chevrolet facility on the site by September 1, 2016. According to CFO Jayme Boots, the dealership will take up 3 to 5 acres of the 35 acre property and is just the beginning of things to come on the Northland Mall property. She said they are in the midst of putting together other projects that are in the best interest of Worthington and the community.

Marthaler CFO says new dealership is just the start

WORTHINGTON – Marthaler Automotive CFO Jayme Boots said Thursday the building of a dealership on the site of the old Northland Mall is just the beginning of other projects on the property.

“Putting a Chevrolet store on 3 to 5 acres on a 35 acres property is just a start,” she said. “We’re so excited about this, and it is just the start of other things to come.”

Northland Mall property to change hands: Marthaler signs purchase agreement

WORTHINGTON – The Northland Mall property is being sold once again. Yellow Company LLC, a company owned by Aaron Marthaler, has entered into a purchase agreement with Brian Pellowski of PBK Investment to purchase the property for a sum of $1.6 million, according to a letter sent to the city of Worthington.

The letter states the Marthaler Automotive Group anticipates the construction of a new Chevrolet facility on the site by September 1, 2016.

Winterfest Medallion found!

WORTHINGTON – Doug Bakkene had a productive morning on Wednesday. Before 8 a.m., he had found the 2016 Winterfest medallion and discovered a break in the city’s water system, all during his morning walk.

It was the first time Bakkene had hunted the Winterfest medallion, and he found it at the top of the slide in the playground equipment near Buss Field. He said he left the house in a hurry, even jogging at some points so he would get to the field before anyone else. In clue no. 3, it was the mention of the growing mountains of snow that had him heading to Buss Fields – the city piles snow in that location each winter, causing the snow piles to grow as winter progresses.