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Holiday shoppers, beware -- scam artists prevalent this time of year
In Colombia, Catholic faith runs deep at Christmas
Schomacker receives House committee assignments
Blood drive set for Dec. 29 in Adrian
Prep boys hockey: Worthington looks for better fortunes in 2015
Prep girls basketball: Worthington fends off Sioux Falls Roosevelt
Prep wrestling: Worthington takes 11th at Riot; Jackson County Central clinches fifth
Prep boys basketball: Murray County Central beats Pipestone Area in OT
Iowa prep wrestling: Sibley-Ocheyedan cleans up at Spencer
Column: Marco Rubio's fury over Cuba shift
Column: How to fight the lone wolf
Column: Substitute teachers a key component of District 518
Column: Elizabeth Warren, godmother of sorts
Column: Worthington Christian School offering program tonight on 'The Trees of Christmas'
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Season's jottings: Newsroom staffers share Christmas memories
Column: If Worthington builds it, they sure would come
The pageantry of it all
Looking Back: 1964 - Armour helps Worthington hit employment high
HO, HO, HO: Koster has jolly time standing in for Santa
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Probst 80th birthday
Schubert 90th birthday
Amundson 100th birthday
Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale
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December 11, 2014
Southern half of Minnesota under air pollution advisory
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has issued an air pollution health advisory for the southern half of Minnesota, extending into early Sunday morning. Warmer temperatures, moisture and low wind conditions are causing fine particle formation and trapping near...
December 11, 2014 - 8:39pm
Minnesota will take time to study pipeline route alternatives
ST. PAUL — It all started with a crayon. At least that was the rhetoric used during Thursday’s Minnesota Public Utilities Commission hearing regarding proposed alternate routes for the Sandpiper Pipeline project. The original route, along with the eight proposed “system alternatives,”...
September 11, 2014 - 7:58pm
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