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Worthington's Holiday Parade is cancelled
Four charged in precinct shooting, protesters to stay
Renewable Fuel Standards: Ethanol supporters wanted higher mandates
State lifts poultry exhibition ban
Area prep wrestling: Adrian boasts deep, experienced squad
Trojans basketball: Progress begins with small steps
Prep basketball: Fulda boys edge Luverne
Boys hockey: Luverne edged in showdown of state-ranked teams
Boys hockey: Bulldogs pass the puck, beat Worthington
Column: Bush 41's lesson for the next president
Letter: Worthington needs a movie theater, and soon
Letter: 'Fear mongering' equals poor citizenship
Column: Anti-semitism that can't be ignored
Column: District 518 keeps kids healthy with its school nurses
Lillian Hattie Elsing Nebelsick Frey
Delmar Victor Konakowitz
Harriet M Gorter
Nadine Vanden Brink
Randall "Randy" Lee Beek
Presenting The Schield Sisters: Singing siblings reminisce about their lives in music
Column: 'Neither rain nor snow no heat' is true dedication
Out & About: Nov. 28-Dec. 13
Looking Back: 1990 -- Nobles County commissioners appoint 23-member advisory committee
Religion briefs: Nov. 25
Out and About
Bargfrede 60th anniversary
Gingerich 90th birthday
Post 90th birthday
Jenkins 90th birthday
Henning 50th anniversary
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Severe Weather Announcements (24)
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...
opinion / letters
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...
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...
November 21, 2009 - 12:00am