Mn/DOT warns of travel conditions

The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) warns motorists in southwest and south central Minnesota that forecasted heavy snow and strong winds overnight will significantly reduce visibility and make travel difficult, if not hazardous.

Three men recipients of Livesaving Award

WORTHINGTON - Three people were the recipients of the Worthington Police Department Lifesaving Award for their actions in saving a young teenagers life in August.

Worthington High School Football Coaches Gene Lais and Casey Hertz, along with Worthington Police Officer Chris Hillesheim were acknowledged by the Worthington City Council during a meeting Monday night.

Monogram Loves Kids Foundation awards area grants

CHANDLER - Thirteen organizations in the area this year have received $20,000 in grants specifically to help kids. The Monogram Loves Kids Foundation recently announced grants for the 2019 cycle, awarding a Worthington organization $10,000 to continue their own mission.

According to Monogram Meat Snacks Operating Manager Kevin Kuechenmeister, the Foundation focuses on vital community needs centered on children and their families. And while management may weigh in on an applicant, the decision on which local entities they will support comes from the employee-run Communications Committee in Chandler.

2020 Elected salaries determined at Nobles County Commissioner meeting

WORTHINGTON - During a discussion regarding 2020 salaries of elected officials, the Nobles County Commissioners on Tuesday seemed divided about how fast to move Auditor/Treasurer Joyce Jacobs and Recorder Thelma Yager up the pay scale ladder, but eventually did agree almost unanimously on numbers.

Recipients for Toys for Tots sought

WORTHINGTON - The collection for the Nobles County Marine Corps Reserves Toys for Tots campaign is going well, but the organization is still seeking recipient families.

If you're going through a rough time financially or know of a family that is, Nobles County Toys for Tots can help! Just pick up an application at the Worthington Hy-Vee customer service desk or Keith's Grocery in Adrian, fill it out and mail it to Toys for Tots. The address in on the form, which is located below