Thompson Hotel deemed uninhabitable to residents

WORTHINGTON - The Thompson Hotel could be closed to residents in 90 days.
During a joint meeting between the Worthington City Council and the HRA on Wednesday, a motion was approved to tag the residential parts of the building as uninhabitable in 90 days providing the city has the right to so do. Director of Community / Economic Development Jason Brisson said he was not entirely sure the city had the proper authority, but he would be looking into that as soon as possible.

Our Fantastic Four Giveaway winner is John Koller!

Congratulations to John Koller of Worthington, who is the grand prize winner of the KWOA the Fan Fantastic Four Giveaway! John signed up for his chance to win at the State Farm - Jason Vote office!

Proposed restructuring plans may save Buffalo Ridge Drug Task Force

WORTHINGTON - A plan to restructure board voting rights and make changes to a joint powers agreement has stopped what was the imminent collapse of the Buffalo Ridge Drug Task Force.

Worthington District 518 agrees to lawsuit settlement

WORTHINGTON - The Worthington District 518 School Board on Thursday approved a settlement in a lawsuit filed by probationary teacher Karen Abbott, who alleged a violation of the Whistleblower Act.

Worthington City Council discusses East Avenue improvements

WORTHINGTON - The next step in a street improvement project on a portion of East Avenue was approved by the Worthington City Council Monday night, but one of the two property owners who would come under assessment if the project moves forward would rather give the property to the city than pay the proposed assessment.