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E15 & E30 Available at Minneapolis Penn Minnoo

ST. PAUL, Minn. – A Minneapolis filling station is offering consumers more choices when filling their vehicles. The Penn Minnoco Station at W 60th Street and Penn Avenue South has E15 and E30 on tap. Vehicle owners with 2001 and later models can use the E15 blend, similar to the current E10. The E30 blend offers additional flexibility for anyone driving a flex fuel car.


Health and Wellness Center offically open

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The Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce and assorted Minnesota West staff gathered Monday night for a ribbon cutting ceremony at the new Health and Wellness Center on the Worthington Campus.


Rasche named Libero of the Week in MCAC

Minnesota West sophomore Libero Maddie Rasche has been named the Minnesota College Athletic Conference's Southern Division Libero of the Week.

Rasche, a sophomore from Heron Lake, had 10 digs in the Lady Jays 3-0 home victory over Western Technical College. For the season, Rasche ranks 6th in the Southern Division in digs per game, averaging 4.3 digs per game this season.


Latest Iowa Volleyball Rankings (10/4)

2013 Iowa Girls High School SIXTH Volleyball Rankings
Compiled by the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union

Class 1A
1. Holy Trinity Catholic (28-1)
2. Janesville (19-3)
3. LeMars Gehlen Catholic (16-9)
4. New London (24-4)
5. Tripoli (12-10)
6. Central Lyon (18-4)
7. Stanton (23-4)
8. Grandview Park Baptist (17-9)
9. Lisbon (20-5)
10. Murray (15-1)
11. Harris-Lake Park (19-7)
12. Winfield-Mount Union (15-9)
13. Iowa Mennonite (15-8)
14. Martensdale-St. Mary's (17-7)
15. Fremont-Mills (14-3)

Class 2A
1. Dike-New Hartford (27-1)
2. Western Christian (21-1)


2 Bluejays earn Player of the Week honors

The Minnesota College Athletic Conference has released their weekly football awards and this week two Minnesota Bluejay Football players have earned Player of the Week honors.

Minnesota West Inside Linebacker Matt Shively has been named Co-Defensive Player of the Week in the Southern Division. Shively, a sophomore from Oakdale (MN), had 15 tackles, including 2 quarterback sacks with a forced fumble and fumble recovery in the Bluejays 26-6 home victory over Ridgewater on Saturday. Matt Shively has 61 tackles through 5 games this season.


Shuanghui International Purchases Smithfield Foods

Most recent updates regarding Smithfield Foods purchasing agreement
SMITHFIELD, Va., Sept. 24, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD) announced today that the shareholders of the company voted overwhelmingly to approve the proposed strategic combination with Shuanghui International Holdings Limited.


Latest Minnesota Football Rankings (10/2)

The latest Minnesota Associated Press state high school football polls. First-place are votes in parentheses, followed by record and total points.

9-Man
1. Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley (8) (6-0) 80
2. Kittson County Central (6-0) 60
3. Mountain Lake Area (6-0) 52
3. Edgerton/Ellsworth (6-0) 52
5. Spring Grove (6-0) 42
6. Win-E-Mac (6-0) 38
7. Nicollet (6-0) 36
8. Ely (6-0) 33
9. Floodwood (6-0) 17
10. Elmore Academy (6-0) 9
Others receiving votes: Kelliher/Northome 8, Grand Meadow 6, Lanesboro 5, Verndale 2

Class 1A
1. Mahnomen (7) (6-0) 79