Worthington, Nobles plows are not out; keeping an eye on roads and visibility

January 17, 2020 9:30 a.m.
WORTHINGTON - Worthington Public Works Director Todd Wietzema said that as of 9 a.m., city plows are not out, and according to Cliff Altman at the Nobles County Highway Department, county plows are also not plowing at this time.

Winterfest activities rescheduled to February 1

WORTHINGTON - Impending weather, with watches and now warnings, have been talked about all week, and it seems as though winter is ready to show up in force once more. Temperatures plunged overnight, and the wind is expected to have some serious bite in the next couple of days.

Knowing all of that, the Worthington Winterfest Committee took a good, hard look at the forecast, and met Thursday to discuss what would happen with all of the events planned for Friday and Saturday. In a nutshell, Winterfest has been postponed due to winter.

Winterfest Clue #4

WORTHINGTON - We're at day number 4 of the Worthington Winterfest Medallion Hunt, and today will also bring a decision by the Winterfest Committee about whether to go ahead with activities given the impending weather. Keep an eye out for updates on the Winterfest Facebook page and right here for information as it is released.

In the meantime, here's clue #4:

WPU warns customers of scam calling in area

WORTHINGTON - Worthington Public Utilities and the Worthington Police Department has been receiving calls today reporting what is most assuredly a scam, and want to warn people not to fall for it.

According to reports, customers from the WPU are getting phone calls stating that if the customer does not go purchase a pre-paid credit card and send the information to a certain electronic address, their service will be shut off in the next 20 minutes.

Winterfest Clue #3

WORTHINGTON - Here we are on day 3 of the Winterfest 2020 Medallion Hunt. Get out there are find that medallion, turn it in to the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce and claim your $100 in Chamber Checks!