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Lewis & Clark
May 6, 2014
Column: With Lewis & Clark, what's said (and not said) is often politically motivated
WORTHINGTON — My morning began Tuesday with a call from Matt Swenson, press secretary for Gov. Mark Dayton. The reason for his call — he said our editorial about funding for the Lewis & Clark Regional System Water project misrepresented the governor’s position. Swenson...
May 6, 2014 - 9:05pm
May 5, 2014
Editorial: Stop the games
It’s no wonder politics turn off so many. Last week, Gov. Mark Dayton put the spotlight on the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System during his State of the State address. He said he wanted a $1.2 billion bonding bill that would complete the project, which would provide the water...
May 5, 2014 - 5:41pm
April 18, 2014
State lawmakers hear from constituents at Legislative Breakfast event
WORTHINGTON — Southwest Minnesota’s three state legislators heard citizens’ questions and comments Friday morning during a legislative...
April 18, 2014 - 10:03pm
April 4, 2014
Officials meet with Dayton on Lewis & Clark
WORTHINGTON — Two weeks ago, it appeared the Lewis & Clark Regional Water project may not be included in this year’s bonding bill at...
April 4, 2014 - 10:29pm
January 24, 2014
Franken talks Lewis & Clark in Worthington meeting
WORTHINGTON —Al Franken vowed to keep fighting. Talking with local officials on the topic of Lewis & Clark Regional Water System,...
January 24, 2014 - 9:54pm
January 17, 2014
Editorial: Dayton gives water project a key assist
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton presented a $986 million bonding proposal on Wednesday, and many Republicans promptly called it too expensive. There is little doubt, though, that our three southwest Minnesota lawmakers — District 22 Sen. Bill Weber, R-Luverne, District 22A Rep. Joe Schomacker,...
January 17, 2014 - 10:44am
November 8, 2013
House group hears regional bonding requests during Worthington visit
WORTHINGTON —Three out of four times, Rep. Alice Hausman has to say no. The chair person of the Minnesota House of Representatives Capital...
November 8, 2013 - 9:56pm
October 21, 2013
Letter: Lewis & Clark vital to region's future
By District 22 Sen. Bill Weber, R-Luverne Editor’s note: The following letter was addressed to State Sen. LeRoy Stumpf, chair of the Senate Capital Investment Committee. As a former mayor of Luverne, I wish to address the need and importance of ensuring the completion of the...
October 21, 2013 - 8:44am
October 18, 2013
Vote approaching on Lewis & Clark construction budget
WORTHINGTON — Eleven of the 20 Lewis & Clark Regional Water System members are currently receiving water. Worthington is not one of them....
October 18, 2013 - 10:03pm
July 30, 2012
Lewis & Clark begins producing water near Vermillion
TEA, S.D. -- Lewis & Clark reached a historic milestone Monday when it began producing water from a treatment plant near Vermillion, S.D. for distribution to 11 of its 20 member cities and rural water systems. The project, incorporated in January 1990, has been 22 years in the making. "With...
July 30, 2012 - 9:14pm
May 23, 2012
Project running dry?
WORTHINGTON -- In 1990, 20 communities in the tri-state area began conversation for the Lewis and Clark Regional Water System. Ground was broken in 2003 after Congress authorization. Today, the project will be about five to six years behind schedule if federal funding begins streaming...
May 23, 2012 - 9:37pm
February 14, 2012
Editorial: Show Lewis & Clark the money
Once again, the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System will need strong appeals from area legislators in Washington to get a much-needed funding boost for the upcoming fiscal year. When President Barack Obama released his FY13 budget proposal on Monday, it included $4.5 million for...
February 14, 2012 - 12:00am