The Globe is a regional newspaper that covers nine counties within southwest Minnesota and northwest Iowa with a circulation of 7,473. It is a diverse newspaper operation with a printing and distribution facility that enables us to serve a variety of commercial print customers. Additional publications are a weekly shopper, The Bulletin (circulation 9,683), as well as a Real Estate Guide, WOW TV section, Today’s Farm, Active Life and Coupon Book. The Globe has received numerous national, Minnesota Newspaper Association and AP awards.
Worthington is a community of friendly people always willing to offer a helping hand. Strong retail and industrial sectors, with high transportation accessibility, ensure economic vitality. Located in Nobles County (population 21,378), Worthington has a population of 12,764. Worthington is the county seat for Nobles County and is located just 60 miles from Sioux Falls, S.D., which has a population of 156,300 and is South Dakota’s largest city. A unique feature of Worthington is a 880-acre lake located in the center of the city surrounded by numerous parks and recreation areas providing ample access to one of Worthington’s greatest natural community assets. The housing units are 60 percent occupied with a median value of $112,000. Worthington has excellent medical facilities along with a progressive school district and a two-year community college. Worthington is a community that enjoys having fun with annual events like King Turkey Day, Windsurfing Regatta and Unvarnished Music Festival, Winterfest, International Festival and Labor Day Golf Classic. The historic Memorial Auditorium Performing Arts Center features great entertainers and unique community productions. Other amenities include the Worthington Area YMCA, as well as the Worthington Event Center and Center for Active Living, which both opened in 2013.