Worthington City Council to explore theater options

WORTHINGTON - The Worthington City Council on Monday will consider a professional services agreement with Studio 3 Design to perform schematic conceptual design services for a movie theater facility.

According to Worthington City Administrator Steve Robinson, the decision to explore building a theater to lease to an operator comes after months of discussion and several listening sessions council members had in the community, in which a movie theater in the city was consistently ranked as a high priority.

Antique appraisals events coming to area

SW MN - The Plum Creek Library System will present a series of antique appraisal events featuring author and antiques expert Mark F. Moran of Iola, WI.

Moran will be at the Rock County Library at 10 a.m. May 12, the Slayton Public Library at 9 a.m. May 17, the Nobles County Library at 5 p.m. May 17 and the Fulda City Hall at 1 p.m. May 18.

Alvin Kooiman named Community Pride Award recipient

WORTHINGTON - Alvin Kooiman was named the 2018 First State Bank Southwest Community Pride Award recipient for Outstanding Community Involvement Tuesday night during the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce Mixer at First State Bank Southwest.

Have a seat! Bid for new seating at Memorial Auditorium awarded

WORTHINGTON - The Worthington City Council awarded a bid for new seats for the Memorial Auditorium this week and are now looking at a timeline of mid-July for the installation.

Worthington City Council makes forward step in addressing WELL, blighted property

WORTHINGTON - The Worthington City Council on Monday approved a motion to support a joint project between the city, the county and Worthington School District 518 by dedicating $2 million in funds to go toward the WELL building. They added a stipulation to the motion that the Welcome, Education, Library and Livability project be started by Jan. 1, 202