Mountain lion killed in northwest Iowa

GALVA, Iowa - Officials with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources shot and killed a female mountain lion on Tuesday near Galva in Ida County.

Bruce Trautman, deputy director of the Iowa DNR, says the action was taken after a livestock producer found a dead calf that showed evidence it had been attacked by a large cat.

Worthington Regional Health Care Foundation accepting scholarship applications

WORTHINGTON - The Worthington Regional Health Care Foundation, Inc. is now accepting scholarship applications to regional healthcare workers seeking advancement in the healthcare profession. Up to three (3) - $2,000 scholarships may be awarded. The application and criteria for the Healthcare Professional Scholarship can be found at under the scholarship tab. Applications must be submitted by August 1, 2017 for consideration.

WRHCF presents check to St. Mary's School

WORTHINGTON - Worthington Regional Health Care Foundation Executive Director Jeff Rotert stopped in at St. Mary's School to present a grant check for $5,854 to Principal Jackie Probst to assist the school with cafeteria equipment and two water/bottle fill stations.

Worthington City Council approves collaborative feasibility study

WORTHINGTON - The Worthington City Council on Monday approved moving forward with participation in the LHB feasibility study on the collaborative county, school district and city facility project to be located at the former Campbell Soup site - the last of the three entities to approve the three-way split of the not-to-exceed $20,000 study.

Another phase of I-90 construction to begin in July

LUVERNE - Interstate 90 motorists between Luverne and Magnolia are advised of construction beginning July 5 as crews work to improve the pavement conditions.

I-90 will be two-way traffic in the eastbound lanes with speeds reduced to 55 mph as construction takes place in the westbound lanes until the project is complete in September. In addition, the westbound ramps at Magnolia will be closed.