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July 14, 2016
Lake Ocheda Management Plan nears completion
WORTHINGTON -- With its top priority to improve water quality and clarity, representatives from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Ducks Unlimited and the Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District gathered Thursday to discuss the latest draft of a management plan for Lake Ocheda....
July 14, 2016 - 9:35pm
June 16, 2016
New Beginnings Garden Center to celebrate grand opening Saturday
WORTHINGTON — Located along the eastern basin of Lake Ocheda, the New Beginnings Garden Center is popping with color. Bright pink, magenta,...
June 16, 2016 - 8:35pm
March 29, 2016
Watershed aims ‘To not be so impaired’: Focus group develops timeline for possible Lake Ocheda drawdown
WORTHINGTON — A team composed of representatives from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources fish and wildlife divisions, Okabena-Ocheda...
March 29, 2016 - 9:09pm
March 16, 2016
Ocheda options: Riparian landowners hear options for Lake Ocheda’s health
WORTHINGTON — Less than a month after representatives from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Ducks Unlimited presented ideas...
March 16, 2016 - 10:06pm
February 19, 2016
Addressing Lake Ocheda ... again; water body remains fixture on dubious state list
WORTHINGTON — The Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District met with representatives from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Ducks Unlimited...
February 19, 2016 - 9:55pm
June 11, 2015
Letter: Take a closer look at our algae problem
By Kern Iverson, Lamberton It has been interesting to read the different theories about the algae problem in Lake Okabena. There have been several ideas on how to clean up the lake by using floating islands, using solar powered pumps to circulate the water and using settling ponds...
June 11, 2015 - 5:17pm
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
September 2, 2014
Watering ban to stay lifted
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Public Utilities Water and Light Commission decided during its Tuesday afternoon meeting to keep the watering ban lifted since levels were still in the green as of Friday morning. The ban was lifted July 23, and the commission agreed it would look...
September 2, 2014 - 8:50pm
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
July 15, 2014
Lake Ocheda restoration project moves forward
WORTHINGTON — The Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District (OOWD) will seek the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ assistance in a proposed restoration project for Lake Ocheda. The project, while in its infancy, hopes to increase water quality, clarity and aquatic vegetation...
July 15, 2014 - 8:09pm
May 7, 2014
DNR, OOWD strategize over Lake Ocheda
WORTHINGTON — With the lack of a significant fish kill on Lake Ocheda this past winter, the Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District (OOWD) board met with several Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officials and a Ducks Unlimited biologist Tuesday afternoon to discuss options to...
May 7, 2014 - 9:28pm
April 6, 2014
WORTHINGTON — Hundreds of decaying carp, bullheads and walleyes are washing up along the shore of Lake Ocheda’s west basin as the ice cover...
April 6, 2014 - 8:20pm
August 22, 2012
Variance request turns into big issue on Lake Ocheda
WORTHINGTON -- After two meetings, more than four hours of discussion and two failed motions, the Nobles County Board of Adjustment came to a 4-1 agreement Wednesday night to allow Joe and Rita Vander Kooi of rural Worthington to build a new home on the west basin of Lake Ocheda and...
August 22, 2012 - 9:16pm
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
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