Apply now to participate in Worthington Farmer's Market

WORTHINGTON – It’s time to start thinking about heading to the Farmer’s Market. In Worthington, Farmer’s Markets take place on both Tuesdays and Saturdays, but due to construction at the 10th Street Plaza, both will happen this year at the parking lot in front of the Ace Hardware on Oxford Street.

Construction activities to begin in city of Worthington

WORTHINGTON – The City of Worthington Engineering Department says construction activities on West Lake Avenue from Pershing Boulevard to Liberty Drive are scheduled to begin on Monday, June 15th.

West Lake Avenue will be closed to through traffic. Through traffic will be detoured to Thompson Avenue, Collegeway, North Crailsheim Road, CSAH 35 and Park Avenue. Access to residents on West Lake Avenue will alternate from the Pershing Boulevard, Godfrey Street or Liberty Drive intersections of West Lake Avenue as construction progresses. Pershing Boulevard at West Lake Avenue will be closed for approximately one week at the end of the project.

COVID-19 update for June 10

MINNESOTA – A sixth person from Nobles County has died from COVID-19, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. The deceased is in the 30-39 years age category.

Nineteen new deaths were reported Wednesday by the MDH, along with 352 new cases of the coronavirus. Of the 19 deceased, 16 of them were residents of a long-term care facility or assisted living. This brings the total of deaths across the state since the pandemic began to 1,236 - 984 of whom lived in congregate care.

Judge Gordon Moore talks about his appointment to the Minnesota Supreme Court

Judge Gordon Moore talks about his appointment to the Minnesota Supreme Court

MPCA proposes salinity standards in Rock River

LUVERNE - The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has proposed site-specific water quality standards for salinity in the Rock River downstream from the City of Luverne’s wastewater treatment plant. If adopted, the new standards would more accurately reflect what is needed to ensure the water can be used for cropland irrigation.