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Brian Korthals/Daily Globe TOP: Peterson Slough south of Worthington hasn't seen standing water for about eight weeks. The slough is located just south of Lake Ocheda, about a mile and a half north of Lake Bella.

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WORTHINGTON -- Pressure and bacteria testing was under way Wednesday on the new Lincoln-Pipestone Rural Water line that will be used to supplement Worthington's water supply as a result of the ongoing drought.


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Julie Buntjer
Julie Buntjer joined the Daily Globe newsroom in December 2003, after working more than nine years for weekly newspapers. A native of Worthington and graduate of Worthington High School, then-Worthington Community College and South Dakota State University, she has a bachelor's degree in agriculture journalism. At the Daily Globe, Julie covers the agricultural beat, as well as Nobles County government, watersheds, community news and feature stories. In her spare time, she enjoys needlework (cross-stitch and hardanger embroidery), reading, travel, fishing and spending time with family. Find more of her stories of farm life, family and various other tidbits at
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