Five consecutive wins for Team Paycheck during the Great Gobbler Gallop

WORTHINGTON - For the fifth year in a row, the Travelling Turkey Trophy of Tumultuous Triumph is staying in Worthington for the year.

During the second leg of the Great Gobbler Gallop on Saturday in Cuero, Texas, Worthington's Paycheck came into the race with a nine-second deficit, but still managed to pull off a victory.

No Halloween or Holiday events at Pioneer Village this year

WORTHINGTON - Due to restructuring, a current lack of volunteers and safety concerns, the Nobles County Historical Society has cancelled both the Halloween and Christmas events this year at Pioneer Village in Worthington, according to NCHS Executive Director Beth Rickers.

Nobles County Commissioners: Contract signed for possible US Supreme Court case

WORTHINGTON - Nobles County has found itself in the unusual position of pre-planning in the event a criminal case originating from Nobles County District Court is heard at the US Supreme Court.

The Nobles County Commissioners Tuesday approved a contract with Travis Smith to handle the case in the event it does head to the country's top court. Smith is currently the Murray County Attorney, and worked previously as an Assistant Nobles County Attorney. He is under contract with Nobles County to do appellate court work, but appearing in front of the US Supreme Court is not the kind of case that was contemplated or is even covered under the current contract.

Ellsworth breaks ground on new city hall

ELLSWORTH - Less than a year after their historic city hall succumbed to a fire and had to be demolished, Ellsworth officials on Tuesday broke ground on a new hall.

Appellate court affirms Nobles County criminal sexual conduct conviction

WORTHINGTON - The Minnesota Court of Appeals on Monday affirmed the conviction of Bradly James Haddock, age 33, of Worthington, who was found guilty in May 2018 of two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct.