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Walz receives national award for military advocacy
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Column: Finding a place in the wilderness
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Kenneth L. Apel
Elmer Q. Hoskins
Lucille E. Anderson
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April 29, 2014
WORTHINGTON — Students in Jeff Roger’s Introduction to Soils class at Minnesota West Community and Technical College were supposed to launch four new floating islands on the E.O. Olson regional stormwater pond on the Worthington campus Tuesday morning, but Mother Nature was spitting...
April 29, 2014 - 8:53pm
November 17, 2013
Lake algae hangs around
WORTHINGTON — As colder temperatures worked to create a sheet of ice across Lake Okabena last week, passersby may have noticed something on the lake they hadn’t seen before — ice formations in hues of blue and green. The coloring is the result of the continued presence of blue-green...
news / agriculture
November 17, 2013 - 11:13pm
August 14, 2013
Skimming the surface
WORTHINGTON -- Rain and cooler temperatures have nearly cleared up the visible blue-green algae on Lake Okabena in the last week, but with temperatures predicted to reach the upper 80s and 90s as early as next week, it seems only a matter of time before the green goo makes another...
August 14, 2013 - 10:36pm
July 23, 2013
Bad bloom: Why is Lake Okabena green?
WORTHINGTON -- Mats of blue-green algae mimicked the appearance of an oil spill along the shores of Lake Okabena and into Whiskey Ditch Monday morning, bringing with it the rotten-egg-like odor caused as the bacteria decay. Recent days of hot, humid weather and little wind have caused...
July 23, 2013 - 2:06pm
June 6, 2013
WORTHINGTON -- While most visitors to Sailboard Beach this weekend will be looking out over the water, they may want to look down as well. Water...
June 6, 2013 - 10:04pm
June 28, 2012
Blue-green algae returns to Lake Okabena
WORTHINGTON -- A walk along Lake Okabena's Sailboard Beach Wednesday night yielded some rather impressive views of the lake's first significant...
June 28, 2012 - 8:54pm
October 11, 2010
Lake Okabena's odd odor
WORTHINGTON -- Unseasonably warm temperatures and clear skies have been a perfect combination for farmers working to get this year's crop into the bins, but they have also lead to a later-than-usual algae bloom on Lake Okabena. Since Saturday, visitors to the eastern shore of Worthington's...
October 11, 2010 - 8:47pm
July 30, 2010
Decaying algae odor in the air
WORTHINGTON -- Here comes that odor again -- the acrid, pungent smell akin to rotten eggs. It's hanging in the air just down the shore from Sailboard Beach, but if conditions are ripe -- perhaps with the high temperature and lack of wind forecast for this weekend -- people will likely...
July 30, 2010 - 9:44pm
February 12, 2010
Lake algae a concern
Lake Okabena Improvement Association wants to speed up process to improve lake's health WORTHINGTON -- Consultants hired by the Lake Okabena Improvement Association (LOIA) may be able to quicken the process of improving the health of the local lake. John Downing, a limnologist at...
February 12, 2010 - 12:00am
July 29, 2008
Algae suspected in S.D. cattle deaths
FREEMAN, S.D. -- Official lab reports are pending, but some recent deaths of purebred cattle in Hutchinson County were likely caused by algae poisoning, according to State Veterinarian Sam Holland. About 21 head, part of a larger herd of Angus cattle belonging to Roth Angus of Freeman,...
July 29, 2008 - 1:00pm