Victim and driver identified in Sunday's fatal crash

WORTHINGTON - Authorities have identified the victim of Sunday's pedestrian versus car crash on Ryans Road in Worthington as 63-year-old Toni Sue Norling of Worthington. The Worthington Police Department says Norling was crossing the 1200 block of Ryans Road when she was struck by a van shortly before 7:30 p.m. on Sunday.

Worthington woman killed in car vs pedestrian crash Sunday

WORTHINGTON - A 63-year-old Worthington woman died Sunday night from injuries she received after being struck by a car as she crossed Ryan's Road, according to information released by the Worthington Police Department.

A news release states numerous 911 caller reported a car/pedestrian crash in the 1200 block of Ryan's Road. A van driven by a 21-year-old Worthington man was eastbound when it struck the woman as she was crossing the roadway shortly before 7:30 p.m. She later died as a result of her injuries. The driver of the van remained at the scene of the crash and was cooperative with investigators, authorities said, stating no initial signs of impairment were noted.

October 28 news

WORTHINGTON - The 2016 Worthington Community Thanksgiving Dinner will be hosted on Thanksgiving Day at First Lutheran Church, 1200 Fourth Ave.

All area residents are invited to attend. Serving is from noon to 1:15 p.m. Turkey dinners will be delivered to those who are unable to leave their homes. Contact Terry Morrison at 227-1539 and leave a voice message to request delivery. State a name, address and number of meals needed.

October 27 news

WORTHINGTON - During a Nobles County Commissioner work session Wednesday, Mike Woll presented a proposal from an ad hoc group formed to help the Nobles County Historical Society make the move into the National Guard Armory Building. As the commissioners discuss budgeting and a capital improvement plan that could include several million dollars in bonding, Woll encouraged them to consider adding more than $775,000 in maintenance and improvement costs that would allow the historical society to move into the armory and preserve the building for generations to come.

October 26 news

APPLETON - Pioneer Public Television has scheduled candidate debates between Minnesota House and Senate candidates in the Luverne, Worthington, Pipestone, Slayton and Mountain Lake area from 7 to 10 p.m. Thursday.

WORTHINGTON - Former Plum Creek Library System Director Mark Ranum on Tuesday pleaded guilty to three of the dozen charges against him relating to use of the library's credit card for personal use, entering into a plea agreement with the state that will keep him both out of jail and keep the conviction off his record.