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Annual Pioneer Village Halloween event is Saturday
Worthington births increasing every year
Pheasant hunter finds missing Minnesota 9-year-old
Twin Cities-based Feed My Starving Children helping hurricane victims
Prep football: H-LP finishes off perfect regular season
Prep volleyball: Setters are crucial to winning
Blast From the Past: Lefty Krohn was a pitching legend
Prep soccer: WHS has five on All-Big South boys team
Section 2A soccer: So close; Trojans edged by Mankato West
Letter: Let's not throw stones at each other over referendum
Column: MNsure not the problem
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Elaine K. Nelson
Milton W. Matasovsky
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Pumpkin soup perfect start for lively (but civil) dinner party
Potted mums difficult to establish if planted in fall
Column: Worthington is no stranger to election hullabaloo
New adaptation of ‘Sense and Sensibility’ arrives at Guthrie
Princess pride: Madilynn Mandelkow, 7, and family make community service a priority with The Den
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Van Der Linden-Lindell wedding
Hogan 90th birthday
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September 3, 2015
Lake Okabena’s green... again: Local residents contribute to harmful algae
WORTHINGTON — Although it happens every summer, the blue-green colored waters of Lake Okabena today are a sign that algae continues to thrive...
September 3, 2015 - 9:36pm
September 1, 2015
Letter: What can we do to control lake algae?
By Ronald A. Wood, Worthington After reading several Facebook posts about the algae and the recurring blooms, I thought there should be some food for thought on the green lake we see. A reminder is that the lake has turned green each year for longer than anyone can remember, and...
September 1, 2015 - 7:24pm
August 12, 2015
Committee votes to recommend complete decommissioning of Prairie View Golf Links
WORTHINGTON — On a 5-3 vote, members of a committee tasked with making a recommendation on the future of Prairie View Golf Links voted Wednesday morning for a full decommissioning of the 18-hole city-owned golf course. The recommendation was made with the intent the city work to...
August 12, 2015 - 9:42pm
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
June 8, 2015
Council OKs watering ordinance
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council approved an amendment to an ordinance pertaining to water usage during its Monday evening meeting. The ordinance states that whenever the Worthington Public Utilities Water and Light Commission determines there is a water shortage, it...
June 8, 2015 - 10:34pm
June 3, 2015
SolarBee water circulator under consideration
WORTHINGTON — After meeting with a representative from SolarBee a week ago, the Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District isn’t any closer to making...
June 3, 2015 - 8:55pm
May 27, 2015
Letter: Help with lake clean-up effort is appreciated
By Jason Vote, President, Lake Okabena Improvement Association, Worthington On Wednesday, May 20, the Lake Okabena Improvement Association held its annual Lake Okabena cleanup. I want to thank the 66 volunteers who helped in the lake cleanup. All of the public shoreline of Lake...
May 27, 2015 - 4:54pm
May 10, 2015
Keeping Lake Okabena clean
WORTHINGTON — The Lake Okabena Improvement Association is rounding up volunteers for this year’s annual cleanup. Association members and...
May 10, 2015 - 8:12pm
May 3, 2015
Regatta changes on horizon: Committee tweaks musical format to appeal to larger audience
WORTHINGTON — Per usual, organizers are hoping for a good stiff breeze — not too much, not too little, but just enough to steadily fill sails — for the annual Windsurfing Regatta and Music Festival set for June 12-14 on the shore of Worthington’s Lake Okabena. But the committee...
May 3, 2015 - 8:23pm
April 22, 2015
Floating islands for Sunset Bay: Olson Trust funds designated for water quality improvements project
WORTHINGTON — With a focus on water quality in Lake Okabena, members of the E.O. Olson Trust Board of Directors on Tuesday designated $9,000...
April 22, 2015 - 8:49pm
April 14, 2015
City Council approves clean water study funding
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council approved Monday night a funding request for the Clean Water Partnership that would allow two studies to be completed. The first, the Prairie View Golf Links Stormwater Best Management Practices (BMP) feasibility study, would seek to...
April 14, 2015 - 9:21am
April 9, 2015
E.O. Olson Trust to meet
WORTHINGTON — The annual meeting of the E.O. Olson Trust is scheduled for 8 a.m. April 21 at Worthington City Hall. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss requests for funding on matters pertaining to the Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District and Lake Okabena.
April 9, 2015 - 8:41pm
March 19, 2015
Riding the waves
March 19, 2015 - 7:32pm
February 25, 2015
Letter: Some potential solutions for cleaning up our lake
By Craig Bergh, Worthington I enjoyed your recent article on pollutants in Lake Okabena. We are slowly bringing the causes of our algae blooms to light. Here is a good article from Wisconsin (http://www.jsonline.com/news/wisconsin/changes-in-americas-dairyland-foul-waters-of-green-bay-b99344904z1-274684891.html)...
February 25, 2015 - 9:42pm
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