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Oberloh looks back: Outgoing mayor reflects on 12 years at City Hall
Slick roads cause several crashes
Worthington High School marching band off to Outback Bowl
Motion overruled in Block case
Elderly, disabled care top priorities
Les Knutson: Jirele follows Pater to run for Mount Marty
Holiday basketball: Kirk, Smith pace T-M-B
High school basketball: Fulda girls must make necessary readjustments
Communities rally at the courage of a child
Scott Rall: Family traditions should not go the way of the dinosaur
Column: Scandal in our prisons
Column: Inglorious hackers, or 'Revenge of the Nerd'
Column: Holiday chores made special again by visit from mom
Column: Good riddance to the worst Congress ever
Column: Ethics training for Congress? Dream on
Donald M. Hatting
Paul E. Becker
Evelyn A. Kellen
Norman Lee Teerink
Floating tribue: Son's likeness featured on entry in Tournament of Roses Parade
Column: A few Christmases to be remembered from long ago
Looking Back: 1989 -- Hadley man named state's top cattleman
Religion briefs: Dec. 24
Column: If Worthington builds it, they sure would come
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Julius 90th birthday
Probst 80th birthday
School Board Minutes for November
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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