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January 12, 2017
HLWD to launch five-year Cover Crop Research Plots
HERON LAKE — The Heron Lake Watershed District is in search of willing landowners in each of its four counties — Nobles, Jackson, Murray and Cottonwood — to participate in a new research program focusing on cover crops.
January 12, 2017 - 9:30pm
September 1, 2016
Letter: HLWD taxpayers getting bad deal with nrw levy
By Sandra Hartman, Okabena Four out of the five HLWD managers thumbed their noses at the attendees who objected to the proposed $50,000 Survey and Data Acquisition funding levy. One board member remarked “just live with it.” On Aug. 23, I attended the 2017 budget hearing for...
September 1, 2016 - 9:23pm
August 18, 2016
Column: A letter to HLWD and OOWD landowners
By Dave Henkels
August 18, 2016 - 8:53pm
April 21, 2016
HLWD highlights water quality projects during tour
BREWSTER — As Gov. Mark Dayton travels around the state to discuss water challenges and water quality as part of Water Action Week, the Heron...
April 21, 2016 - 7:59pm
April 14, 2016
HLWD to host tour of project sites
HERON LAKE — The Heron Lake Watershed District will host a Best Management Practices tour from 9 to 11 a.m. April 21 for attendees to visit a streambank stabilization project along Okabena Creek, a bioretention basin west of Graham Lakes and a biodetention basin on the west side...
April 14, 2016 - 8:24pm
February 15, 2016
Letter: New watershed board members are qualified
By Gene Freking , Heron Lake Enough already on Al Jensen’s unfounded accusations concerning the Jackson County commissioners and the two men appointed to the Heron Lake Watershed Board (Feb. 9 Daily Globe letters to the editor). “No known qualifications”? Come on, Al. Since...
February 15, 2016 - 5:28pm
January 19, 2016
Appointments to HLWD board of managers questioned
JACKSON — Controversy has again arisen in the Heron Lake Watershed District after Jackson County commissioners appointed two individuals to the board of managers during their Tuesday morning meeting.
January 19, 2016 - 8:39pm
July 17, 2015
Heron Lake Watershed District administrator files suit against board member
HERON LAKE — Jan Voit, administrator of the Heron Lake Watershed District, has filed a lawsuit against one of the members of the watershed...
July 17, 2015 - 10:01pm
February 24, 2015
Letter: Process for fixing our lakes must be accelerated
By LeRoy K. Peterson, Slayton I am writing to make people aware of reality regarding Lake Okabena in the Feb. 20 article by Julie Buntjer. The survey made may have the sources of the pollution coming to the lake correct, but it is one thing to know what is wrong with the lake...
February 24, 2015 - 8:32pm
July 13, 2012
Heron Lake Watershed District on verge of receiving $122,000 grant
HERON LAKE -- The Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources (LCCMR), tasked with identifying projects to receive Environmental and Natural Resources Trust Fund dollars generated by the Minnesota State Lottery, released its list of recommendations Thursday for funding in...
July 13, 2012 - 9:37pm
June 1, 2012
Heron Lake Watershed District wins state award
FULDA -- Nearly 20 years after discussions began regarding the poor health of the Fulda Lakes, the Heron Lake Watershed District (HLWD) has earned...
June 1, 2012 - 10:35pm
May 4, 2012
Letter: HLWD needs teamwork, not disrespect
I read Ryan McGaughey's article on "Respect, Integrity, and Responsibility" on which the Daily Globe is based. It was a very well-written article. Shouldn't we expect that everyone who writes letters to the editor would write in a respectful, truthful, responsible manner? It's easy...
May 4, 2012 - 12:00am
April 11, 2012
Letter: Similarities exist between county board, HLWD
What is the purpose of a governmental board comprised of citizen members? In the case of county boards, they serve a four-year term and are responsible for the operation of the county and its delivery of services. What is the purpose of an administrator? In the case of a county administrator,...
April 11, 2012 - 12:00am
January 3, 2012
Commissioners approve HLWD appointment
WORTHINGTON -- Nearly a dozen people attended the Nobles County commissioners' board meeting Tuesday regarding a citizen appointment to the Heron...
January 3, 2012 - 11:10pm
December 16, 2011
Letter: Cuts are common - why not add HLWD?
I am all for flood control and water quality improvement, but why does the Heron Lake Watershed District show blatant irresponsibility in their request for additional locally generated funding in order to expand their program?
December 16, 2011 - 12:00am