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Blandin Leadership group presents to council
Need for Speed
Dayton suggests gas tax increase
County eyes capital projects
Prep boys basketball: Boever shines in Worthington win over Ellsworth
Passionate Patriots owner Kraft speaks about 'Deflategate'
Seahawks' setup favored by Carroll
Prep girls basketball: Worthington knocks off Murray County Central
Prep boys basketball: Lakeview tops Edgerton; Hills-Beaver Creek drops border battle
Column: Time for Legislature to step up for Greater Minnesota
Letter: GOP needs bolder strategy on abortion
Letter: Water concerns are valid at Prairie View course
Column: New bill would boost health care for seniors
Letter: Tax relief could soon be on its way
Judy & Bruce Schmidt
Allan (Al) Altnow
Raymond E. Barrett
Revving for retirement: Ricker leaves full-time ministry after almost 20 years at First Lutheran
Looking Back: 1940 - Steamed turned into blades of new turbine at Worthington power plant
Column: On a mild, windy January day, some storm stories
Out & About: Jan. 16-31
'Birdman,' 'Budapest Hotel' lead Oscar nominations
Out and About
Ruesch 80th birthday
Altman 80th birthday
Hitzemann 85th birthday
Spessard 90th birthday
Hallstrom 99th birthday
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School Board Work Session for January
Special School Board Meeting January
January 21, 2015
Murray County Highway Department fined by MPCA
ST. PAUL — In its ongoing efforts to promote environmental compliance, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency concluded 58 enforcement cases in 34 counties throughout Minnesota during the fourth quarter of 2014. Penalties from all 58 cases totaled $469,815. In all of 2014, the...
January 21, 2015 - 8:28pm
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