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'A Brush with Kindness': Habitat for Humanity begins home repair program
Safety first as schools open; WMS crosswalk 'greatly improved'
WPD: Lock your cars
Lake Park offers residents a treasure hunt
Branstad to visit region on Sunday
Prep girls soccer: Worthington plays well in opener
Cross country: HL-O's Edwards, Knutson win in Jackson
Prep volleyball: Pipestone Area wins, Luverne loses in season openers
College football: Minnesota West to open on the road
Scott Rall: Get ready for a new Labor Day tradition
Letter: A hurt and angry mom
Column: New district teachers get support
Column: A legacy in question
Letter: Senior Day at fair was appreciated
Letter: MNsure - A step forward for rural Minnesotans
Marilyn Kay Taarud
Floyd H. Buntjer
Celestine "Sally" Sieve Maiers
Richard "Dick" J. Clarke
Feats of strength: Jacob Dagel trains for Strongman competition
Column: Listen up, kids (especially if you're hungry)
Column: A new friend can be an answer to prayer
Religion briefs: Aug. 21
1939: Chautauqua pavilion to be razed
Out and About
Westman 109th birthday
Birth: Aug. 23, 2014
Wolff 90th birthday
Niessink 50th anniversary
Notice of Public Hearing of Okabena-Ocheda Watershed Budget
Data: Aug. 23, 2014
Notice of Foreclosure Postponement
Summary of School Board Meeting
Summary of School Board Meeting
May 12, 2014
Thirsting for water
WORTHINGTON — As if Worthington’s need for water wasn’t dire enough with the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System hinging on the generosity of state legislators and a bonding bill, the state’s environmental agency is now threatening to shut down a Lincoln-Pipestone Rural...
May 12, 2014 - 10:43pm
July 25, 2013
MPCA completes 65 enforcement cases in second quarter of 2013
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) concluded 65 enforcement cases in 42 counties throughout the state during the second quarter of 2013.</p><p>Penalties for all 65 cases totaled just under $240,000. Nearly 30 percent of these cases, with penalties...
July 25, 2013 - 11:12pm
Lake and stream monitors sought
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) seeks volunteers to track the health of their favorite lake or stream through the Citizen Lake Monitoring Program or the Citizen Stream Monitoring Program. Volunteers measure water clarity in their lake or stream weekly throughout...
April 25, 2013 - 5:45pm
April 16, 2013
MPCA issues fine in Pipestone County
ST. PAUL -- In its ongoing efforts to promote environmental compliance, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency concluded 51 enforcement cases in 36 counties throughout Minnesota during the first quarter of 2013. In this area, Double D Demo Landfill of Pipestone was fined $4,150 for...
April 16, 2013 - 11:09pm
April 8, 2012
MPCA recognizes local wastewater plant operator
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) recently recognized Jerry Vogt from the city of Worthington-Worthington Industrial for maintaining a perfect record of compliance with their wastewater treatment permit during 2011. This year, the city of Worthington-Worthington...
April 8, 2012 - 7:07pm
May 1, 2011
MPCA commends area
May 1, 2011 - 9:28pm
September 25, 2009
Local waters impaired
WORTHINGTON -- Earlier this week, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) released its draft list of impaired waters for 2010. Among the 147 lakes to be added to the list are Lake Okabena in Worthington, the west basin of Lake Ocheda in Nobles County, Flaherty Lake in Jackson...
September 25, 2009 - 12:00am
January 29, 2009
Backyard burn barrels still used
Goodhue County Commissioner Richard Samuelson ditched his backyard burn barrel years ago. The farmer said it was a great decision. "We did have a burn barrel years ago and I hated it," Samuelson said.
January 29, 2009 - 12:00pm
October 7, 2008
Comments sought on proposed swine expansion
MARSHALL -- The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has prepared an Environmental Assessment Worksheet for Randy Hein, who has proposed expanding an existing operation by adding a 101- by 192-foot swine finishing barn with a maximum capacity of 2,400 head, in Section 28, Graham...
October 7, 2008 - 12:00am
July 29, 2008
Brief: MPCA issues air pollution advisory
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) issued an air pollution health advisory for the southern two-thirds of the state of Minnesota, including the Twin Cities, Rochester, St. Cloud, Duluth and the Brainerd lakes area, effective today through Saturday. Hot...
July 29, 2008 - 12:00am
May 6, 2008
Suzlon fined for alleged air quality violations
ST. PAUL -- Suzlon Rotor Corp., a manufacturer of wind turbine blades in Pipestone, has paid a $19,000 penalty to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) for alleged violations of air quality regulations. According to the MPCA, the company failed to obtain an air quality permit...
May 6, 2008 - 12:00am