Trevor Gruis of the University of South Dakota has signed on with the Swedish basketball club Jamtland, who competes in the Basketligan of Sweden. The 6'9” native of Ellsworth is coming off a stellar college career with the Coyotes. Gruis was a model of consistency in college, starting 116 games out of 121 career games with the Coyotes. Gruis finished his 4-year career by averaging 11.1 points per game and pulled down 6.3 rebounds per game. He averaged 9.6 points per game as a freshman, 11.3 PPG as a sophomore, 12.3 PPG as a junior and 11.3 PPG as a senior.
WORTHINGTON - US Senator Al Franken has floods on his mind. During a call to Radio Works Headquarters Wednesday morning, he explained his recent travels around the state of Minnesota, viewing flood damage.
Over the weekend he put on plenty of miles, from Luverne to Pipestone to Albert Lea to International Falls and several points in between.
The Radio Works Backyard BBQ Bonanza is back! This is your opportunity to win and throw your backyard bbq celebration, feeding up to 50 people per winner! Then keep your eyes out for details on how to win our grand prize package, which includes everything you need to host your very own ultimate backyard BBQ cook-out (Details further below).
Weekly Registration Box Locations
More weekly sign-up locations to come, check back regularly
Help out the Nobles County 4-H program by participating in the easiest fundraiser (and at no additional cost to you!) -- the Hy-Vee Shop and Share Program!
During this weekend, June 27th, 28th and 29th, bring this coupon to Hy-Vee and present it to the cashier upon your usual checkout. The Worthington Hy-Vee store will give the Nobles County program will receive 5% back of the total amount of food/product purchased when the coupons are used.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - An Iowa Marine is one of three Marines who were killed Friday in Afghanistan, the U.S. Department of Defense said today.
Lance Cpl. Adam F. Wolff, 25, of Cedar Rapids died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, military officials said.
The Department of Defense identified the other fallen Marines as Staff Sgt. David H. Stewart, 34, of Stafford, Va., and Lance Cpl. Brandon J. Garabrant, 19, of Peterborough, N.H.
The Minnesota State High School Baseball Coaches Association have released their 2014 All-State Teams
Class A All-State Team
Sam Huska, Sophomore, Windom
Nick Petersen, Senior, Murray County Central
Cooper Scheffler, Senior, Springfield
Neil Eichten, Senior, Wabasso
Austin Buysse, Senior, Minneota
Logan Sandgren, Senior, BOLD (Class A Player of the Year)
Trent Athmann, Junior, BOLD
Trevor Nissen, Senior, BOLD
Hans Alwin, Senior, West Lutheran
Austin Baab, Senior, Wabasha Kellogg
Riley Bernsdorf, Junior, Floodwood
Lars Brevik, Senior, Lafayette-Red Lake Falls
The 2014 Wells Fargo Minnesota Wild Road Tour, will visit 18 cities in two states from June 24-26, leading into the Summer Bash at Xcel Energy Center on Friday, June 27
One of the stops will be here in Worthington on Thursday of next week. On June 26th, the Minnesota Wild Road Tour will be at the Worthington Arena from 11:30am-12:30pm on Thursday. Minnesota Wild Players and Personalities to stop in Worthington are current Wild Left Wing Matt Cooke and former Minnesota Wild standout Wes Walz. The Tour will stop in Marshall the day before on Wednesday at the Lockwood Motors Ice Arena.
LUVERNE – According to Blue Mounds State Park Manager Chris Ingebretson, the park will be closed until July 14 due to flood damage.
As of Wednesday, the hiking trails, campgrounds and roads will be closed to the public due to the flooding and damages caused, Ingebretson said. The park will be closed at least through July 13, and he is hopeful things can be re-opened July 14. By then, he said, he and his staff should have time to secure areas that are unsafe, and get plans together for what needs to be done.
WORTHINGTON – Nobles County Emergency Management Director Joyce Jacobs is encouraging people to contact their township supervisors if they are out on a township road and happen to come across a spot that is damaged or eroded due to recent storms and has not yet been marked or barricaded.
It is hard to see at night, Jacobs said, and we may not be done with rain yet, so if people could let township supervisors know about any dangerous spots, it would help keep roads safer for everyone.
The Southwest Conference has released their 2014 All-Conference Girls Golf Team
Alison Benson, JCC
Abby Brinkman, JCC
Abby Benson, JCC
Jessica Blanchard, Marshall
Hannah Peterson, Marshall
Kami Love, Marshall
Lexie Hoffman, JCC
Sarah Vogl, Marshall
Kenzie Mace, Redwood Valley
Kelsey Hansfeld, Windom
Maitland Vollan, Windom
Miki Bolin, Windom