WORTHINGTON - The Worthington Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a lost 4-year-old child who was dropped off by mistake on Knollwood Avenue. His name is Simon LeGesse. He is a black male and he was last seen wearing a winter coat and glasses. No other description is currently available. Simon has been missing since approximately noon. If anyone sees a child they believe is Simon, please contact the Worthington Police Department at 372-8430 or call 911. A picture of Simon is available on our website at www.myradioworks.net.
WORTHINGTON - Veterans in Nobles County will soon be able to get a free ride to appointments at the VA, thanks to a donation from the Disabled American Veterans of Minnesota. Transportation Director Trent Dilks appeared before the Nobles County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, along with County Veteran Services Officer Bill Brockberg, to discuss the donation of a 2017 10-passenger Ford Transit van.
WORTHINGTON - The Governmental Affairs Committee of the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a Listening Session Legislative Breakfast at 8 a.m. Saturday, March 4. The Listening Session will take place at the Worthington Fire Hall, 830 Second Avenue, Worthington. Invited to attend are Senator Bill Weber of District 22, Representative Rod Hamilton of District 22B, and Representative Joe Schomacker of District 22A. Rolls, coffee & water will be served.
WORTHINGTON - Minnesota West Community & Technical College will host a Post-Secondary Enrollment Option (PSEO) informational session from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 21. Choose to attend the informational session at any of the Minnesota West locations including Canby, Granite Falls, Jackson, Luverne, Pipestone and Worthington.
WORTHINGTON - After serving as the interim CEO since late October, Jennifer Weg has been named the Executive Director of Sanford Worthington Medical Center.
According to Weg, there was a name change, going away from the CEO title.
Weg has been with Sanford for 12 years, starting in 2005 as assistant director of nursing with Worthington Regional Hospital, taking over as the director of nursing when the former director retired in 2008. The title later changed to chief nursing officer.