Hagedorn visits Worthington

WORTHINGTON - Representative Jim Hagedorn from the First Congressional District made a stop in Worthington Monday night - the fifth in a series of Town Hall events he had planned across his district.

In the aftermath of gun violence over the weekend, a protest was staged against Hagedorn, President Donald Trump and the language Trump uses, which protesters said incites hatred and violence. During the town hall meeting at the Nobles County Government Center, Hagedorn was asked if he condemned what happened because of white supremacy, and he replied without hesitation that he condemns all supremacy, whether it be white, black or Islamic.

Tentative trial dates set in Brewster murder case

WORTHINGTON - A hearing in the Brewster murder case against Christopher Kruse scheduled for Wednesday in Nobles County District Court has been continued until October 31, according to court documents.

Protesters ask Congressman Hagedorn to back away from Trump's hurtful language

WORTHINGTON - Following a weekend that resulted in two mass shootings, residents of southwest Minnesota gathered on the front lawn of the Nobles County Government Center Monday to protest against the Trump administration and Republican Congressman Jim Hagedorn, who is currently making a town hall tour of his district and had previously scheduled a Monday evening stop in Worthington.

MDA to hold Emerald Ash Borer meeting in Worthington

WORTHINGTON - There will be an open house in Worthington regarding the discovery of Emerald Ash Borers in Nobles County. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has placed Nobles County under an emergency quarantine after emerald ash borer (EAB) was found in the city of Worthington.

All major entities commit to WELL project

WORTHINGTON - Each of the three major entities discussing a collaborative effort to build something that will benefit the area made a commitment to the proposed WELL project on Tuesday evening during a joint meeting. Governing bodies of the Nobles County Board of Commissioners, the Worthington City Council and Worthington's ISD 518 School Board all stated on the record their commitment to the Welcome, Education, Library and Livability project.