Community mourns loss of Ken Moser

WORTHINGTON- It's surprising how many lives one man can quietly touch, but Ken Moser had that ability. With a twinkle in his eye and a smile on his face, Ken Moser made things happen, then rarely took credit for the accomplishments.

After a short battle with renal cell carcinoma, Moser died Monday, February 27,2017 at Worthington Sunset Hospice Cottage at the age of 53. The community is mourning a man many referred to jokingly as Mr. Worthington.

Worthington City Council takes new look at housing construction

WORTHINGTON - The Worthington City Council is considering housing subdivisions from a slightly different angle. During a work session last week, Councilor Chad Cummings proposed using money from Worthington Public Utilities to buy 28 acres, put in street lights, infrastructure such as sewer and water, and then offer the lots to developers at no cost for building homes.

Deep Freeze Dip raises over $35,000

WORTHINGTON - A gigantic check for more than $35,000 was presented to the Nobles County Sheriff's Office Thursday afternoon for the continued support of Project Lifesaver, a program that is for putting radio tracking devices on people who have dementia or autism and have a tendency to wander.

UPDATE: Missing 4-year-old in Worthington has been found

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.

Nobles County Commissioners: Free rides for veterans are coming

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.