Numerous school referendums coming in November

WORTHINGTON - Today marks the day when those who live in school districts with a November 5 special election can begin using in-person early or absentee ballots to cast their vote.

Arrest made in school shooting threat

WORTHINGTON - The Worthington Police Department has made an arrest in the case of a threat made on social media Wednesday night regarding a possible school shooting at Worthington's ISD 518, according to information released by authorities.

J&B Group announces Pipestone plant closure

PIPESTONE - After announcing last week that they were laying off 18 employees, J&B Group announced Wednesday evening they were closing their Pipestone plant, according to the Pipestone County Star. J&B Group has owned the Pipestone meat processing plant for the past 12 years and employs approximately 145 people at the location.

Worthington schools two hours late due to threat

WORTHINGTON - All District 518 school is two hours late this morning, and staff is asked to come in at normal times. According to Superintendent John Landgaard, the school received information regarding a threat that was made via social media.

KTD dignitaries announced

WORTHINGTON - During the King Turkey Day Mixer Thursday night, this year's King Turkey Day Parade Marshal was announced as Ron Hallstrom.

According to the King Turkey Day Board President Doug Tate, Hallstrom has been helping with the parade for a number of years, driving his side-by-side up and down the route and helping get everyone lined up and situated. His wife Winora is a former race team member.

The Honorary Turkeys were named as Mike and Deb Thiner. The couple has been raising the turkeys for years, and Mike is the official Paycheck trainer and strength and conditioning coach.