Kat Perkins to Perform at Regatta

Worthington Windsurfing Regatta & Music Festival Board announced Tuesday that Kat Perkins will be headlining the festival on Friday, June 10 at 8:30 p.m.

Perkins was a Top 5 contestant on NBC’s The Voice, coached by Adam Levine of Maroon 5, has opened for Bon Jovi and released her first single, “Fearless,” in August 2014.

January 12 news

WORTHINGTON - Against staff recommendation, the Worthington City Council on Monday approved a conditional use permit that will allow Jose Miranda to operate a church at 500 Stower Drive.

Director of Community and Economic Development Brad Chapulis had recommended that the permit be denied because a religious institution is not compatible with industrial land uses. The industrial zoning classification allows light and heavy manufacturing and processing, which would ordinarily mean few pedestrian traffic and large amounts of truck and trailer traffic.

January 11 news

WORTHINGTON - The SW Bowbenders Archery club will be hosting an Evergreen Shoot on Sunday, January 17th at the club located at 27150 Plotts Ave. Registration is from 9am – 2pm with a continuous line. Call 507-376-6262 or email swbowbenders@hotmail.com with any questions.

WINDOM --The premiere of "Sundog," the latest movie from filmmaker Ethan Clerc of Windom, has been rescheduled to Jan. 16. The event will begin at 8:30 p.m. at the Business, Arts & Recreation Center in Windom.

January 8 news

WORTHINGTON – Aaron Paul Kruger, age 33, of Slayton, made his initial appearance in Nobles County District Court on charges of driving a motor vehicle without the owner’s consent and possession of stolen property.

A GMC pickup was reported stolen in June in Lismore, with the owner stating he had discovered a car in the ditch near his home. It was later learned the car belonged to Kruger’s girlfriend, who had reported the vehicle stolen by Kruger following an argument in Slayton.

January 7 news

WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Police Department on Wednesday said there are reports of counterfeit $20 bills circulating in Worthington, and people and businesses are told to be on the lookout.

According to authorities, the bills do not have a watermark when looked at in the light, and some of the edges are not cut straight. So far, the two serial numbers reported on the counterfeit bills are ML3965512I and JI20347226A.