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Klobuchar, Franken announce more than $100 million in critical heating aid
Community helps build Oxford Street; 2017 overlay project could be delayed
Nobles SWCD begins connecting with landowners on buffers
Boo! Windom’s haunted house will spark ‘Old School Nightmares’
Minnesota already breaking voting records ahead of Nov. 8
Section 3A cross country: Luverne girls, Windom Area boys prevail
Section 2AA cross country: Koller leads WHS runners
Iowa state football: H-LP puts perfect record on the line
Scott Rall: Hi ho, hi ho, it's off to work we go
Section football: Fulda, MLA, MCC finish the job
Column: Unaffordable health care for southwest Minnesota
Editorial: Peterson in the 7th with an asterisk
Letter: School referendum represents chance to ‘pay it forward’
Editorial: Schomacker for District 22A Representative
Letter: Our schools are committed to our students and our community
Carol E. Anderson
Ralph Wellington Thueson
James G. Myers
Community Thanksgiving dinner is Nov. 24
Disheveled Theologian: Banana bread evangelism
2016 Local Business Guide Directory
Looking Back: 2006 -- Worthington Ambulance Service wins honor
Pumpkin soup perfect start for lively (but civil) dinner party
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May 4, 2016
Watershed district gets glimpse of TMDL draft: Making lakes healthy will take lots of work
WORTHINGTON — A drawdown on Lake Ocheda would do so much to improve the health of the lake that the rural Worthington water body could be removed...
May 4, 2016 - 8:36pm
March 6, 2016
Ice melt makes vehicle traffic dangerous on lakes
WILLMAR — The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office and the Stearns County Sheriff's Office are warning people of deteriorating ice conditions....
March 6, 2016 - 7:49pm
February 25, 2016
Making a difference: Watersheds offer programs to improve water quality
WORTHINGTON — Heron Lake Watershed District Administrator Jan Voit said the work her staff does within the watershed district is on a willing...
February 25, 2016 - 8:20pm
February 24, 2016
Land of Impaired waters: Though lakes ‘not as good as they could be, we still love them’
Note: This is the first in a two-part series sharing what local watershed districts are doing to improve water quality. Part 2, to publish in...
February 24, 2016 - 9:34pm
January 31, 2016
‘Another Flint, Michigan’: Dayton vows to continue fight for clean water
WILLMAR — Stating that he’s not going to allow Minnesota to become “another Flint, Michigan on a larger geographic scale,’’ Gov. Mark Dayton vowed he would continue to fight for water quality improvements despite what he called his recent “dunking’’ on farm buffer...
January 31, 2016 - 8:58pm
September 13, 2015
A watershed moment? Minnesota’s water-protection methods are about to change
ST. PAUL — Earl Benson welcomed the news this summer that Minnesota lawmakers had struck a deal to bolster the protective vegetative buffer...
September 13, 2015 - 8:17pm
August 30, 2015
Troubled waters: Minnesota lakes and streams threatened by algae blooms
ST. PAUL — On a recent summer day, Dylan, Madysen and Colten King escaped the heat in time-honored Minnesota fashion: with a swim in a lake. But...
August 30, 2015 - 8:19pm
July 2, 2015
Blue-green algae a health risk
ALEXANDRIA — After incidents in which a child was hospitalized and a dog died, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has issued a warning...
July 2, 2015 - 9:56pm
More chemicals found in remote Minnesota lakes
ST. PAUL — A chemical associated only with X-ray technology is showing up in Lake Kabetogama in Voyageurs National Park and other northern lakes, one of many industrial compounds showing up in samples taken from Minnesota waterways. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Tuesday...
June 2, 2015 - 9:12pm
May 3, 2015
2015 Fishing Opener: Fishing opener always a big day in Minnesota
The Minnesota fishing opener is May 9. This is a big day for the state of Minnesota. Thousands of anglers will hit the water in hopes of catching...
May 3, 2015 - 11:02pm
Lost and found: WHS 1953 class ring turns up in bottom of metro lake
WORTHINGTON — A Twin Cities-based treasure hunter has dug up a precious bauble, and now he’s on the hunt to return it to its rightful owner. Scott...
May 3, 2015 - 8:21pm
April 16, 2015
Turkey virus: From China to Minnesota
ST. PAUL — Blame Minnesota’s famous lakes. The country’s top veterinarian said the state’s lakes may be part of the reason so many Minnesota turkeys are taking ill from the latest strain of avian influenza. Dr. John Clifford of the U.S. Department of Agriculture told a...
April 16, 2015 - 8:24pm
March 4, 2015
Report shows few streams, lakes swimmable in southwest Minnesota
ST. PAUL — Few streams or lakes in the far southwest corner of Minnesota are fishable or swimmable, according to the latest study of water bodies in that area by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. The study released Wednesday said of 93 streams studied, only three could...
March 4, 2015 - 8:44pm
August 21, 2014
Protesters’ ride along pipeline route sheds light on heavy issues
BRAINERD — Environmental activists on horseback passed through the Brainerd lakes area this week with the mission to raise awareness of what...
August 21, 2014 - 8:15pm
July 7, 2014
Protesters ride against pipeline
BACKUS — Critics of a proposed Sandpiper pipeline route that would cut through Cass County in north-central Minnesota gathered Monday to bring...
July 7, 2014 - 9:04pm