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ND archaeologist: No burial sites destroyed by Dakota Access
Man pleads guilty to drug charge
Ex-police chief found guilty seven years later of kiling pregnant girlfriend
High school volleyball: Trojans fight back but can't seal win at Redwood Valley
Wolter: The mysterious Minnesota Vikings
Girls tennis: Trojans put up a fight in final home match
Girls soccer: Trojans fall to Willmar in the rain
College football: Slow start comes back to bite Bluejays
Column: In praise of good government geeks
Letter: We don't miss the bad bugs, but ...
Column: E15 an affordable, clean-burning option at the pump
Letter: WHS marching band something to take pride in
Letter: Be sure to attend NCHS book release event
Rory C. Burke
Kenneth R. Busch
Willa B. Muir
Douglas Ralph Geertsema
Truesdell is new pastor at American Reformed Church
Bosmas add barn quilt to their northwest Iowa property
Column: Shaking Up the Sanctuary
Looking Back: 1991 -- Perkins family receives conservation honor
Column: Robert Kennedy’s visit to city brought unprecedented excitement
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Bakker 50th anniversary
De Berg 80th birthday
Gerber 95th birthday
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Notice of Public Hearing
School Board Minutes for August
January 12, 2015
Ice conditions sketchy
WORTHINGTON — While extremely cold temperatures in recent weeks have helped to make ice on area lakes, the conditions are far from ideal. Ice...
January 12, 2015 - 9:40pm
January 11, 2015
Cannon restoration delayed, but moving back on track
WORTHINGTON — After starting off with a bang by garnering support and collecting monetary donations, plans to restore a World War II-era Japanese...
January 11, 2015 - 6:50pm
November 11, 2014 - 8:44pm
August 15, 2014
Cooking up a smelly bloom
WORTHINGTON — Earlier this week the water along Lake Okabena’s Sailboard Beach looked nothing like the picturesque blue waters often seen...
August 15, 2014 - 8:34pm
June 10, 2014
WORTHINGTON — By mid-afternoon Tuesday, food vendors were beginning to get set up, the lakeside road was secured by barricades and a handful...
June 10, 2014 - 8:44pm
February 5, 2014
Watershed district lists plans to improve area lakes
WORTHINGTON — With extreme variability in dissolved oxygen testing on Lake Ocheda this winter, it appears the likelihood of a significant fish kill has dwindled. The news is disappointing for Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District board members, who have spent the past several years...
February 5, 2014 - 10:07pm
January 17, 2014
No air down there: Dissolved oxygen levels could lead to fish kills
WORTHINGTON — A harsh winter with early ice and snow cover may lead to winter fish kills on several southwest Minnesota lakes, according...
January 17, 2014 - 9:50pm
January 14, 2014
Letter: Thoughts on a new library and Lake Okabena
By Roger E. Nelson, Worthington Building a new Nobles County Library on the old pool site makes a great deal of sense to me. It can still be a park if the land is not sold. The county could build a library, and the city still retain the land. With the ponds on this site, it can...
January 14, 2014 - 11:44am
November 17, 2013
Lake algae hangs around
WORTHINGTON — As colder temperatures worked to create a sheet of ice across Lake Okabena last week, passersby may have noticed something on...
November 17, 2013 - 11:13pm
September 22, 2013
Glow in the dark
September 22, 2013 - 10:01pm
September 13, 2013
Lake Okabena's health to be addressed
WORTHINGTON — For years, people have debated just what or who is contributing phosphorus to the waters of Lake Okabena that lead to the stinky, unsightly algal blooms during the summer months. Without accurate data from pollutant sources, however, the Okabena-Ocheda Watershed...
September 13, 2013 - 9:06pm
July 23, 2013
Bad bloom: Why is Lake Okabena green?
WORTHINGTON -- Mats of blue-green algae mimicked the appearance of an oil spill along the shores of Lake Okabena and into Whiskey Ditch Monday...
July 23, 2013 - 2:06pm
March 26, 2013
Letter: Solving Lake Okabena's algae problem
I am writing in response to the letter of March 21 from an individual who thought that Lake Okabena was being ruined by goose poop. I don't believe this to be true. I think that the algae problem would be solved if Lake Okabena was not maintained at a level that is too high for...
March 26, 2013 - 12:00am
March 21, 2013
Letter: "Goose pollution" plagues Lake Okabena
We were in Worthington on Sunday and enjoyed dinner at one of the fine restaurants. After dinner we went shopping and then went on a drive around Lake Okabena. I have read several articles in the Daily Globe about the lake, algae blooms and how to clean up the lake, but the biggest...
March 21, 2013 - 12:00am
March 6, 2013
Minnesota West students hope to help in improvement of lake quality
WORTHINGTON -- Students in Jeff Rogers' intro to soil science class at Minnesota West Community and Technical College's Worthington campus are...
March 6, 2013 - 9:39pm