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March 16, 2015
Farmers lead the way
March 16, 2015 - 8:35pm
December 30, 2014
Where’s all the water?
December 30, 2014 - 9:43pm
July 23, 2014
Worthington residents water thirsty lawns Tuesday following the lifting of the watering ban in the city. Brian Korthals/Daily Globe
Watering ban ends
July 23, 2014 - 8:06pm
May 9, 2014
Geraniums, shown here at Rohrer’s Green Garden, are among the savvy choices for planting during a drought season. Purslane, a plant related to the moss rose, is another resilient option for what looks to be a dry summer. Beth Rickers/Daily Globe
Blooms or bust
May 9, 2014 - 9:14pm
May 8, 2014
Water-saving tip: shut the water off while brushing your teeth.
What can you do to help?
May 8, 2014 - 7:41pm
February 18, 2014
Water and Light hears freezing pipes update
February 18, 2014 - 10:05pm
June 14, 2013
Closer, but still not enough
June 14, 2013 - 9:24pm
May 23, 2013
Looks can be deceiving
May 23, 2013 - 11:21pm
May 6, 2013
Marie Neeb stands next two her two 50-gallon rain barrels behind her garage Monday afternoon in Worthington. (Julie Buntjer/Daily Globe)
In drought, rain barrels hold their own
May 6, 2013 - 10:44pm
May 2, 2013
Farmers hook up a full tank of ammonia in a field north of Worthington Tuesday. While limited field work has begun, most farmers are waiting for sustained warm temperatures to start planting. (Brian Korthals/Daily Globe)
Waiting on the weather
May 2, 2013 - 11:33pm
April 29, 2013
Water trickles out of the Lake Bella dam south of Worthington Monday afternoon. The city's water supply comes from Lake Bella well field, north of the dam. (Veasey Conway/Daily Globe)
Water woes
April 29, 2013 - 11:27pm
March 10, 2013
A steady rain falls on a puddle decorated with the morning newspaper Saturday as up to an inch was reported around the area. The rain, combined with still-frozen ground, made for some standing-water issues throughout the region.
A rainmaker of a headline?
March 10, 2013 - 10:20pm
March 8, 2013
Areas on the north side of Lake Bella are completely dry, and the situation does not bode well for Worthington's water supply.
Waiting ... and waiting ... for rain
March 8, 2013 - 10:07pm
January 31, 2013
Worthington City Council meets with hydrologist on water issues
January 31, 2013 - 10:28pm
November 16, 2012
Drought leaves some rural residents tapped out
November 16, 2012 - 9:11pm