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Fundraiser set for Sunday for kidney transplant recipient
‘Lil Red and the Three Pigs’ to entertain Monday in Adrian, Worthington
WRHCF grants to make positive impact on area youths
Items, assistance sought for upcoming visit from Crailsheimers
Freedom to fly
Amateur baseball: Cubs baseball: 'It was all good'
Prep softball: Sheldon edges S-O
VFW baseball: Worthington takes two from Marshall
Legion baseball: Post 5 bats batter HL-O
Scott Rall: It's amazing what lives in little streams
Column: The braggart with the ducktail who would be president
As others see it: Legislature special session now unlikely
Letter: Key medical drug is hijacked from public
Column: Trump's Potemkin village
Column: Trump's pivot to Damascus
Donald D. Benz
Norbert P. Anderson
Rosemary Abels (Hansen) Heideman
How does your garden grow? Williams property one of four on upcoming tour
Column: June 28, 1876 -- Circus in town, complaints ensue
Looking Back: 1966 -- Construction aplenty taking place in Worthington
Heart of St. Kilian: 129-year-old parish goes to oratory status
Column: People are always talking about other people here
Out and About
Puhl 80th birthday
Isder 85th birthday
Alberts 97th birthday
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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...
sports / outdoors
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