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Reading man sentenced in fraud case
In search of 'Dead Man's Curve': Minn.'s DOT uses data to find dangerous roads
New apartment complex for homeless veterans opening at Fort Snelling
Ellsworth man pleads not guilty to Ellsworth school damage, theft
Iowa man faces three charges
The Drill (Episode 23: Sept. 20, 2017)
Tuesday prep roundup: WHS boys soccer team rolls on
Cross country: LQPV/DB wins in Madison
Girls tennis: Worthington nips Marshall, 4-3
Girls soccer: Offense hard to find in 8-0 WHS loss
Column: District 518 continuing to offer PASS
How reading can make you healthier and happier
Bygone staples and technology of the 1970s
Mystery plant has edible berries
Patience is a virtue, especially in gardening
Terrie L. Roede
Randy R. Roede
Looking Back: 1992 -- Wellstone was speaker at King Turkey Day
KTD speaker: Start noticing people
Disheveled Theologian: Evening reminiscences
Column: Sunday afternoon outing sufficient for true world wonder
Looking Back: 1992 -- Bristow joins staff of local insurer
out and about
Bruns 50th anniversary
Jensen 85th birthday
Hohensee 50th anniversary
Wallace 80th birthday
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Notice of hearing on proposed assessment
Notice of hearing on proposed assessment
July 24, 2017
New products offer artistic views of favorite Minnesota lakes
At first glance, viewers of Cathy Hummel's large printed canvases might notice an overhead view of a lake, complete with some major roads winding...
July 24, 2017 - 8:45am
June 13, 2017
SD legislators reopen submerged farmland in northeast corner to fishing again
PIERRE, S.D. — The South Dakota Legislature passed a compromise bill designed to reopen some submerged farmland to fishing in the northeast...
June 13, 2017 - 7:22pm
February 21, 2017
Pickups falling through lake ice as officials put out warnings
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Unseasonably warm temperatures and steady rainfall have prompted local and state officials to urge caution when venturing onto...
February 21, 2017 - 5:31pm
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