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June 22, 2016
This Daily Globe file photo from July 2014, shows damage to the historic lower dam structure in Blue Mounds State Park. The Minnesota DNR announced Wednesday that the dam will not be repaired or replaced, but likely removed from the park. (Julie Buntjer/Daily Globe)
DNR opts not to replace dam at Blue Mound State Park
June 22, 2016 - 9:59pm
December 8, 2015
This Daily Globe file photo from July 2014 shows the extent of the damage flood waters did to the dam inside Blue Mounds State Park north of Luverne. Julie Buntjer/Daily Globe
Blue Mounds dam in question: Minnesota DNR decision expected later this month
December 8, 2015 - 9:34pm
March 22, 2015
Hokan Miller, an employee of Upper River Services, points Friday to downtown St. Paul from the Itasca, a towboat that was doing repair work along the Mississippi River Bank in preparation for the river navigation season. Andy Rathbun/Pioneer Press
Ready for their breakthrough
March 22, 2015 - 8:26pm
January 7, 2015
Bison graze at Blue Mounds State Park near Luverne. Jesse Trelstad/Daily Globe
Blue Mounds State Park repairs in limbo
January 7, 2015 - 9:17pm
July 14, 2014
The concrete dam structure on Lower Mound Lake in Blue Mounds State Park remains littered with debris, and the wing leading to the dam was undercut by June floods. Julie Buntjer/Daily Globe
Blue Mounds State Park reopens
July 14, 2014 - 10:43pm
February 8, 2012
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A fish barrier prototype was installed on the Lake Ocheda dam a couple of years ago to keep rough fish from flowing between the lake and the channel toward Peterson Slough.
Changes planned for Lake Ocheda dam
February 8, 2012 - 8:56pm
July 20, 2011
Windom council proceeds with dam plans
July 20, 2011 - 8:36pm
March 1, 2011
FILE PHOTO: The spillway of Windom's dam over the Des Moines River, seen here in January 2008, overflowed in the spring of 2007, and water has been bypassing the dam on the east side ever since. (KARI LUCIN/DAILY GLOBE)
Council discusses fate of Windom's Des Moines dam
March 1, 2011 - 10:32pm
August 24, 2010
Water trickles over the Blue Mounds State Park dam onto the Sioux quartzite below Tuesday afternoon at the park north of Luverne.
Water over the dam
August 24, 2010 - 8:44pm
May 18, 2010
Luverne dam project may cost more than anticipated
May 18, 2010 - 9:03pm
March 17, 2010
Water runs over the top the dam and out of its banks in many areas of the Rock River in and around Luverne. With temperatures forecast to climb into the 50 degree range today, more melting, runoff and possible erosion is expected later this week.
Warm weather comes at a cost
March 17, 2010 - 12:00am
January 27, 2010
Julie Buntjer/Daily  Globe
Steven Talbot, center, of CHS in Belle Chasse, La., visits with members of the See For Yourself International Marketing mission group. From left are Jim Palmer, executive director of the Minnesota Soybean Growers Association, Barb Frank, a poultry producer from Danube, Jeff Tank, a soybean producer from Hayfield and Bruce Schmoll, an MSGA board member and farmer from Claremont.
Soybean producers follow crops' path down the Mighty Mississippi
January 27, 2010 - 12:00am
November 6, 2008
Brief: Council has two dam options
November 6, 2008 - 12:00am
October 30, 2008
Brief: Meeting planned on Windom dam
October 30, 2008 - 12:00am
October 16, 2008
Brief: Dam survey results unveiled
October 16, 2008 - 12:00am