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Minnesota West breaks ground on Bluejay Villas

WORTHINGTON - Seven gold spades turned dirt and broke ground Thursday on Minnesota West Community and Technical College's first student housing development. Bluejay Villas, a 108-bed, three-story student dwelling being constructed on the college's Worthington campus, is slated to open in fall 2018.


Next stop for WHS band: Hollywood

WORTHINGTON - Two years of planning and preparation will culminate next week when the "Spirit of Worthington" Trojan Marching Band performs at the 86th annual Hollywood Christmas Parade on Sunday, Nov. 26. Preceding that gig, which will be nationally televised on Dec. 15 and 22, is a Friday appearan


College basketball: Minnesota West men hold on for first win

WORTHINGTON -- They've been in these situations before, and lost. But this time, the Minnesota West Community and Technical College men's basketball team saw a lead disappear late, and they grabbed it back, topping Northeast Community College of Norfolk, Neb., 73-70, Monday night in Worthington. Th

WORTHINGTON DAILY GLOBE - 2017-11-21 04:53:22

Death notice for Kaye Lokken

Kaye Marie Lokken, 63, Bonduel, Wis., died Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 at her home following a decline in health. A memorial service will be held Friday, Dec. 8 at 2 p.m. at Bethany Lutheran Church in Arco. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. She is the daughter of Eloise

PIPESTONESTAR.COM - 2017-11-20 16:29:20

After school program introduces engineering concepts

WORTHINGTON - A group of Worthington Middle School students got a new perspective on common items during this week's after school enrichment program. Students had to determine what kind of simple machines - wheel and axle, lever or incline plane - made items like scissors, door knobs, wheelbarrows,


SWMn NWIa Venture Network aims to stimulate economic development

JACKSON - About 90 people with interest in stimulating regional economic development convened Thursday at the Intivity Center for a new networking opportunity. The get-together was being billed as a meeting of the SWMn NWIa Venture Network, whose goal is to connect entrepreneurs, inventors and resea


Community raising money for Adrian woman after heart failure

ADRIAN - On the morning of Sept. 27, Sheena Eidhammer woke up feeling strange. From there, things got much worse. She was transported to the Worthington emergency room, then flown to Sioux Falls, S.D. for a heart catheterization, but the operation was unsuccessful - and her heart stopped. Sioux Fal


Advocates visit Worthington to push MinnesotaCare buy-in

WORTHINGTON - State legislators and rural advocates took part in a town hall meeting in Worthington Thursday to discuss a proposal that would give every Minnesotan an option to purchase health insurance through MinnesotaCare rather than purchasing insurance on the individual market. District 11 Sen


Heavy police presence at Super 8 Hotel in Richmond

RICHMOND, Ky. (WKYT)- There is a heavy police presence at the Super 8 hotel in Richmond. Police have not released any details about the situation. Witnesses say there are several law enforcement agencies on the scene; there are also officers armed with weapons surrounding the hotel. Keep clicking

WKYT 27 - 2017-11-20 22:50:00

Suspect wanted for double homicide dead after standoff at hotel

Local law enforcement agencies surround the Super 8 Motel in Richmond Monday afternoon after receiving a call that a suspect wanted for double homicide in Michigan was believed to be staying in the motel. After a brief standoff with police, the suspect, whose identity is yet to be released, allegedl

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2017-11-20 23:08:00

Nerve agent vapor detected at Blue Grass Army Depot

RICHMOND, Ky. (WTVQ) - Chemical crews detected a GB nerve agent vapor emission in a storage igloo at the Blue Grass Army Depot in Richmond, according to Blue Grass Chemical Activity. The munition was placed in a single round container and moved to a separate igloo on November 14, 2017. It was monito

WTVQ - 2017-11-21 00:25:33

He avoided a deer, but hit a guardrail and died.

A motorcyclist was killed Monday when he swerved to miss a deer and hit a guardrail in Lexington, according to police and the coroner. The wreck occurred in the 6800 block of Old Richmond Road. The man was wearing a helmet but it was thrown off in the accident, the coroner said. He died from severe

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2017-11-20 17:17:00

Overnight shootings have neighbors fearful to be in their own homes

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- It was a frightening night for several families in Lexington as three separate shootings left three homes riddled with bullets. No one was hurt. First, 11 p.m., police say someone fired shots at a home on Hanna Place near Richmond Road with people home at the time. The bullets

WTVQ - 2017-11-20 23:16:35

Motorcyclist wrecks, dies trying to avoid a deer

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - A motorcyclist was killed when he tried to avoid hitting a deer on a Lexington road Monday morning. According to Fayette County Coroner Gary Ginn, the motorcyclist was traveling on Old Richmond Road near Jean Farris Winery just after 10:30 a.m. when a deer walked out onto the

WTVQ - 2017-11-20 19:45:26

Beavers, and the dam problems, are back

The above photo shows flooding in a yard in the Banyan subdivision, which resident Corey Mayer says is caused by a dam built by beavers.Special to The Register Less than four months after beavers created a blockage in a Richmond neighborhood's detention facility, flooding homeowners' yards, a reside

RICHMOND REGISTER - 2017-11-21 03:38:00

Northern Kentucky plwywrights named 2017 winners of Kentucky Theatre Association new play contest

KyForward Contributor On Friday night, during the opening night of the Kentucky Theatre Association annual conference at Pikeville's Jenny Wiley Theatre, the state's best playwrights of 2017 were celebrated and honored. The evening began with a reading of Richard Cavendish's 10-minute play, "Botheru

KYFORWARD.COM - 2017-11-20 15:44:31

Class D volleyball: Plymouth Christian forges dynasty as repeat champs

Battle Creek - Move over Battle Creek St. Philip and Leland, there's another power in Class D in Plymouth Christian. Plymouth Christian is quickly building a dynasty, sweeping No. 6 Fowler (25-18, 25-23, 25-21) Saturday morning at Kellogg Arena to repeat as state champions. St. Philip (10) and Lelan


15-year-old boy taken to hospital after being shot in Inkster

INSKTER, Mich. (WXYZ) - Michigan State Police are investigating after a 15-year-old boy was shot in Inkster. The teen has been taken to the hospital, where he is being treated. His injuries are reportedly non-life threatening. It happened in 3800 block of Henry Ruff. Police are still searching for a

WXYZ - 2017-11-21 00:08:47

MOD Pizza Kicks Off Spreading MODness Fundraiser on Nov. 21

TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants (TSFR), a Michigan-based family-owned restaurant group with an expansive portfolio of casual, quick service and family dining restaurants throughout the state, and its nine metro Detroit MOD Pizza restaurants are teaming up with Generosity Feeds during its annual Spr

PATCH - 2017-11-20 14:53:59

Finances 'improving' as township board splits on new budget

A new Plymouth Township budget contains money to hire more police officers and firefighters while trimming spending elsewhere and adding a $311,000 surplus to the $3.9-million general fund balance. Financial challenges remain, officials say, but the township's bottom line appears to be slowly improv

HOMETOWNLIFE.COM - 2017-11-20 14:40:01