Holiday Lighting Contest winners

WORTHINGTON - The Community Image Committee of the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce, The Globe and Worthington Public Utilities once again sponsored the Holiday Lighting Contest for both residential and business categories. The homes were judged on best use of color, most original, best composition, most spectacular and best expression of Christmas.

Lake Park business lost to overnight fire

LAKE PARK, Iowa - An early morning fire on Thursday has destroyed a Lake Park business. The Lake Park Fire Department was paged out to Market Street Tire shortly before 1 a.m. to find a fully engulfed building.

JBS employees raise more than $150,000 of 2019 United Way goal

WORTHINGTON - When you get a big group of enthusiastic people together, big things can happen. Case in point - The United Way of Nobles County group from JBS. They raised $153,544 for the United Way's 2019 campaign, which set a goal of $196,000.

Elks donate to Shop With A Cop

WORTHINGTON - Nobles County Sheriff Kent Wilkening on Wednesday accepted a check for $3,500 from the Worthington Elks Lodge, represented by former Chief Deputy Chris Heinrichs. The funds will be used to help fund the second year of Shop With a Cop, a program that involves Nobles County deputies shopping with kids and families that need a little help during the Christmas season.

No mail delivery Wednesday due to presidential proclamation

NATION - President Trump has issued a proclamation for the closing of executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government on December 5, 2018, in honor of George H.W. Bush.