Nobles County moves forward with WELL commitment

WORTHINGTON - After a lengthy discussion, months of debate and against the recommendation of the library board, the Nobles County Commissioners on Tuesday approved a motion in a 4-1 vote that commits $8.5 million to the library portion of the WELL (Welcome, Education, Library, Livability) collaboration between the city of Worthington, ISD 518 and the county.

Spirit Lake Police still looking for stabbing suspect

SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa - Spirit Lake police issued a statement Tuesday afternoon saying they have no reason to believe the general public is in any danger as the search continues for a suspect wanted in a stabbing incident late Monday night in Spirit Lake.

Police say 43-year-old Teangelo Grice allegedly stabbed a woman in the Kum 'n Go store in Spirit Lake. Authorities were called to the scene a little before 11 pm. They say the suspect had fled on foot upon their arrival.

Hospice Cottage Christmas House Walk is this weekend

WORTHINGTON - The 17th annual Hospice Cottage Christmas House Walk is November 22 and 23 in Worthington, and includes four Worthington homes this year.

Karen Wasmund started the fundraiser after her brother lost a battle with cancer, back before the Hospice Cottage even existed. Her goal, she said, is to raise $100,000 in total. So far, the walk has raised approximately $84,000.

U of M Extension to present farm transition and estate planning workshop in Pipestone

PIPESTONE - University of Minnesota Extension is presenting a workshop on farm transition and estate planning on Wednesday, December 11 from 9:30 am – 3:30 pm. The workshop will be held at Minnesota West Community and Technical College - Pipestone Campus, in the Community Room.

Dates deemed certain for Kruse trial

WORTHINGTON - After a request from the Nobles County Attorney's Office, the dates for the trial of Christopher Kruse have been deemed certain by an order from Judge Terry Vajgrt.