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Party for the 'pout': 39th annual International Eelpout Festival draws a crowd to Walker
Area communities awarded CERTs grants
Minnesota West hosting PSEO information night
Authorities apprehend Alexandria man after Mountain Lake standoff
No. 9 Purdue crushes Minnesota as seniors reach 100 wins
Several advance in state wrestling; Prunty and Byrne earn spots for WHS
Russians outlast Germans in OT to claim men's hockey gold medal
Winter BWCA adventure qualifies as extreme camping
South Korea brings curtain down on 'Peace Games'
Commentary: Thank you, Joy Behar
Letter: J turn proposal not right for Heron Lake
Column: District 518 monitoring progress of English Learners
Kindness is a sweet gift to give or receive
We must admit it: This is who we are
Adrianna (Moret) Wagley
Kim Marie Nielsen
Esther Zavala de Adame
'Energy-efficient' sunlight: How LEDs allow homeowners flexibility in their homes
Eidhammer has many reasons to take heart
Disheveled Theologian: Billy Graham's hope (is the same as ours)
What to know about nursing home costs and hospice care insurance
Seed company offers intriguing new flowers, vegetables
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Meyer 80th birthday
Birth: Liesel Lee Harberts
Sietsema 90th birthday
Boock 50th anniversary
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
October 11, 2017
Taser-like device used on Lake Okabena to shock fish, count carp
WORTHINGTON — With temperatures a few degrees warmer than freezing Tuesday morning, a biologist and water resource scientist launched a boat...
October 11, 2017 - 7:31am
September 8, 2017
Watershed District to assess carp populations in Lake Okabena
WORTHINGTON — The Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District’s board of managers voted Tuesday to pursue a trio of assessments on Lake Okabena as...
September 8, 2017 - 3:04pm
June 10, 2017
Open season on excitement
WATSON, Minn. — Chuck Ellingson makes it his business at the Watson Hunting Camp to introduce hunters to some of the best opportunities...
June 10, 2017 - 12:24pm
November 6, 2014
Seining ceases on Lake Ocheda
WORTHINGTON — After just two short hauls from the southern end of Lake Ocheda’s west basin, commercial fisherman Scott DesLaurier has pulled...
November 6, 2014 - 9:39pm
August 20, 2014
The great divide
WORTHINGTON — Three years and one month ago this week, nearly 30 people gathered on the shores of Lake Ocheda’s east basin to discuss potential...
August 20, 2014 - 8:32pm
April 24, 2013
Threat of aquatic invasives brings greater enforcement, awareness
WORTHINGTON -- Last year, boaters in southwest Minnesota may have received a free pass -- a warning instead of a citation -- if they forgot to pull the plug on their bilge tank before leaving a lake. This year, with stepped up enforcement and a heightened concern for the spread of...
April 24, 2013 - 9:38pm
April 4, 2013
Big fish story: Asian carp issue reaches Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- New tests show Asian carp likely are not colonizing Minnesota waters, however, experts say that shoudn't slow efforts to stop the...
April 4, 2013 - 10:37pm
August 17, 2012
Fish barriers keeping carp out of Lake Ocheda
WORTHINGTON -- Earlier this summer, Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District Administrator Dan Livdahl witnessed literally thousands of carp in the...
August 17, 2012 - 9:49pm
December 14, 2011
Outdoors, environment groups see 120 days to stop carp
ST. PAUL -- Federal and state officials have 120 days to act against destructive Asian carp that could infest most Minnesota waters, a coalition of outdoors and environmental groups says. "I don't think it is anything we should tolerate," Jeff Forester of the Minnesota Seasonal Recreation...
December 14, 2011 - 9:16pm
August 11, 2011
Bighead carp found in East Okoboji Lake
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa (AP) -- State environmental officials say bighead carp have been found in East Okoboji Lake in northern Iowa and they believe flooding on the Missouri and Little Sioux rivers may have allowed the fish to pass over area dams and eventually into the lake. The Iowa...
August 11, 2011 - 9:32am
July 20, 2011
Carp removal is key to improving water clarity on Lake Ocheda
WORTHINGTON -- Water quality on Lake Ocheda has been poor for years, and it's no secret that carp populations in the 1,700-acre lake are to blame...
July 20, 2011 - 8:29pm
November 14, 2008
Letter: A plug for corn-fed carp
Now that the price of corn continues to decline, perhaps we should consider raising corn-fed carp. They gain weight much quicker than pork. They would be accepted by nations short of protein -- especially those who will not touch pork. Carp feed on everything green, including alfalfa,...
November 14, 2008 - 12:00am
September 11, 2008
HLWD meeting on carp is Monday
HERON LAKE -- Carp constantly root around the bottom of whatever lake or river they live in, stirring up pollutants, encouraging algae growth and making water murky. The non-native carp also wreak havoc on local ecosystems and edge out the game fish Midwesterners love to eat. Fishermen,...
September 11, 2008 - 12:00am
August 15, 2008
Column: Ideas being tested to control carp population
WORTHINGTON -- Last week, I shared my views about what I thought about the common carp and how it made its way into almost every body of water in North America. Carp are here to stay and the only thing that can be done to limit their devastating effects is to try to control their...
August 15, 2008 - 12:00am