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Celebrating recent developments
Slayton Country Club now part of GreatLIFE
Judge Bradley Walker re-elected chief judge of fifth judicial district
Supervisors move forward with urban renewal
Where the grape vines grow
Section 3AA baseball: Crabtree throws zeros for Luverne
Section 2AA track: Alwal claims state berth
Section 3A baseball: Charged battery helps Adrian nip E-SWC
Section 3A golf: MCC boys return to state
Section 3AA softball: Pipestone Area gets revenge
Column: Rand Paul's decline
Column: Being Bill Kristol
As others see it: Dayton right on pre-K
Letter: Help with lake clean-up effort is appreciated
Letter: WASO presented memorable concert
Milton E. Seeman
Marilyn Kaye Franz
Robert Edward Olson
Religion briefs: May 28
Looking Back: 1990 -- Bigelow church preparing to mark 75th anniversary
Legion longevity: Lease, Meier recognized for continuous membership
Column: Worthington's unexpected link to Sherwood Forest
Column: A disheveled commencement
Out and About
Schulz 50th anniversary
Voss 90th birthday
Pearson 90th birthday
Oldham 95th birthday
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May 27, 2015
Farmers analyze new water rule: Does it go too far?
ST. PAUL — Farmers who worry that the federal government wants to regulate mud puddles on their land are examining a 297-page rule the Obama administration released Wednesday. The new water quality rule was not well received in farm country, but agriculture groups’ attorneys...
8 hours 56 min ago
October 30, 2014
N.D. officials say EPA’s proposed Waters of the U.S. rule is ‘unworkable’
BISMARCK — State government leaders said they are finalizing comments urging two federal agencies to withdraw a proposed rule that Gov. Jack Dalrymple said would “drastically expand” federal authority over North Dakota waters. The proposed “Waters of the U.S.” rule released...
October 30, 2014 - 8:58pm
September 9, 2014
House of Representatives passes bill blocking Waters of the U.S. rule
WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation Tuesday to block the Waters of the U.S. rule. The rule would clarify Supreme Court rulings and help the Environmental Protection Agency determine what waterways the agency has jurisdiction over, EPA officials say....
September 9, 2014 - 8:32pm
June 29, 2014
Column: Government by fiat
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court this week admonished the Environmental Protection Agency for overreaching in regulating greenhouse gases. The Clean Air Act covers polluters that emit 250 tons per year (or in some cases, 100  tons). This standard makes no sense if applied to...
opinion / columns
June 29, 2014 - 7:36pm
March 19, 2014
Peterson hopeful EPA won’t cut Renewable Fuel Standard by 10 percent
MONTEVIDEO — U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson is hopeful that the Environmental Protection Agency will not reduce the nation’s Renewable Fuel Standard by as much as it has proposed. “I think we have made some progress with the administrator,’’ said Peterson, a Democrat representing...
March 19, 2014 - 8:48pm
March 25, 2013
Not up to code: New EPA rules force area cities to update generators
WORTHINGTON -- To stay in compliance, many local communities are upgrading their generators after the federal Environmental Protection Agency approved new emission standards Jan. 30. The regulations are part of an emissions reductions effort that will go into effect on May 3 and...
March 25, 2013 - 9:00pm
July 19, 2011
HLWD receives $20K EPA grant
HERON LAKE -- The Heron Lake Watershed District was recently awarded $20,600 from the Environmental Protection Agency's 319 Grant program to install J-hook weir streambank stabilization projects on Jack Creek and Okabena Creek. J-hook weirs are a natural, effective, relatively inexpensive...
July 19, 2011 - 9:40pm