WORTHINGTON – Executive Director for the Minnesota West Foundation Jim Smalley announced Monday the capital campaign for the Center for Health and Wellness on the Worthington Campus of Minnesota West has passed the $100,000 mark. The goal for the renovation and new building of the facility is $400,000.
The Red Rock Conference has released their 2013 All-Conference Softball Team
Jade Giese, SO, Murray County Central
Taylor Schreier, SR, Murray County Central
Kristi Bose, JR, Murray County Central
Sophie Nepp, SR, Murray County Central
Ashley Clarke, SR, Murray County Central
Jessica Menning, SR, Edgerton/Southwest Christian
Tianna Top, SO, Edgerton/Southwest Christian
Tanner Gunnink, Edgerton/Southwest Christian
Tara DeKam, Edgerton/Southwest Christian
Rachel Kontz, SR, Adrian Area
Courtney Vaske, SR, Adrian Area
Heidi Nolte, JR, Adrian Area
The Red Rock Conference has released their 2013 All-Conference Baseball Team
Nate Loosbrock, SR, Adrian
Logan Rogers, FR, Adrian
Jacob Bullerman-Diekmann, JR, Adrian
Jordan Dingmann, JR, Adrian
Blake Jouwstra, SR, Edgerton/Southwest Christian
Luke Nibbelink, SO, Edgerton/Southwest Christian
Gabe VanderVeen, SR, Edgerton/Southwest Christian
Dominic Nibbelink, SR, Edgerton/Southwest Christian
Henry Rogotzke, SR, Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove
Brady Bierl, SR, Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove
Austin Price, JR, Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove
PIPESTONE – Physician’s Assistant Dan Woldt of Slayton has been hired at the Pipestone County Medical Center. Woldt will fill a position left vacant by the departure of Melissa Scotting and help fill in at the Edgerton clinic during the six month medical leave of Dr. Matthew Viel. Woldt, who worked for the Murray County Medical Center, is currently involved in a civil lawsuit against the Slayton facility and its CEO, Mel Snow.
MINNESOTA - Democrat Jim Graves, who was expected to challenge U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann in the 6th District congressional race next year, dropped out of the race Friday following Bachmann's decision to not seek another term.
According to his campaign manager, Aaron Wells, Graves believed he had to run to restore effective representation to his community. When Bachmann dropped out of the race, Graves felt the greatest impediment to getting representation was eliminated and their goal was accomplished.
RUSHMORE – After a manure spill Wednesday in Nobles County, water samples taken from a gravel pit in Little Rock Township will be sent to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency for analysis to determine if contamination exists. According to Nobles County Environmental Services Director Wayne Smith, the spill has been contained with a dirt berm and some round bales.
The Minnesota State Fair and Minnesota Farm Bureau congratulate the Minnesota farms that have been recognized as 2013 Century Farms. Qualifying farms are those that have been in a continuous family ownership for a minimum of 100 years and are 50+ acres.
Congratulations to the area 2013 Century Farms!
Blue Earth County
Good Thunder: Charles H. & Marilyn E. Barnard, 1912
Mankato: Ronald & Elaine Marzinske, 1913
Vernon Center: Will & Paula Purvis, 1913
With the cold, wet spring causing delays across the board here in the Midwest, we are almost to June and hearing farmers are just wrapping up planting or are still waiting for conditions to dry to complete their corn and/or beans planting.
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Area YMCA and City of Worthington Aquatics Center outdoor pool is undergoing minor repairs related to winter-weather related cracking and will open as soon as the repairs are finished and weather permits.
According to YMCA Aquatics Director Connie Carlson, there is no definite date set for the repairs to be finished, but further updates regarding the pool’s status will be announced as soon as possible.
SLAYTON - When the Soyuz 35 spacecraft docked successfully at the International Space Station Tuesday, it brought a little bit of Murray County, Minnesota with it.