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NCC attempts world record
Walz receives national award for military advocacy
Three vie for two seats on Fulda council
Two campaign for Fifth District Court Judge
Spooktacular fun and games
Section 3A football: Adrian burns St. Clair to start postseason
Cross Country: It's time to run to state
College volleyball: West still fighting for secure playoff spot
Prep football playoffs: Jackson County Central nips LCWM, 32-31
Section 3AA football: Luverne fires on all cylinders in win over Windom Area
Column: Finding a place in the wilderness
Column: President Pariah
As others see it: Keeping hope for Jacob
Letter: Minnesota animals in research get legal boost
Letter: Memories dance through reader's head
Kenneth L. Apel
Elmer Q. Hoskins
Lucille E. Anderson
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Looking Back: 1964 - New technology at Nobles County Library
Column: While times may change, the autumn leaves still fall
The write stuff: Christensen draws from her Iowa hometown for literary creations
Bushel full of recipes
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Gieselman 80th birthday
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White 90th birthday
Fishel 60th anniversary
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Certificate of Assumed Name
Notice of City of Worthington General Election
Request for Proposals for Custodial Services
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 actions to remove a prolific carp population and improve water quality in the 1,778-acre lake. Despite efforts to bring in a commercial...
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 begins to slowly melt away and reveal the impact sustained low oxygen levels have had on this shallow prairie lake. The dead fish are...
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...
news / outdoors
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
Tending to impaired waters
WORTHINGTON -- One week after people gathered in Worthington to discuss the health of Lake Okabena, landowners and residents who live along the shores of Lake Ocheda met Thursday night to develop a consensus on how to best improve water clarity and water quality in the shallow prairie...
February 20, 2010 - 12:00am
November 21, 2009
Saving the shoreline
WORTHINGTON -- Over the past 50 years, Paul Langseth has seen the banks of his family's Lake Ocheda waterfront property slowly erode away because of large whitecaps slamming into the eastern shore on windy days and heavy rains washing away the shoreline. It has taken years for the...
November 21, 2009 - 12:00am