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October 11, 2017
Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District Administrator Dan Livdahl uses a secchi disk to measure water clarity on the west basin of Lake Ocheda in mid-September. (Julie Buntjer / The Globe)
Majority speak in favor of clean water at Lake Ocheda hearing
October 11, 2017 - 5:24pm
Individuals from Wenck Associations engineering firm were in Worthington Tuesday to conduct a carp survey on Lake Okabena. Anodes connected to their boat delivered an electrical charge to the water, causing fish to float to the surface. Carp were then collected, counted and weighed. The data will be used to determine if carp levels in the lake are too high and impact lake health. (Julie Buntjer / The Globe)
Taser-like device used on Lake Okabena to shock fish, count carp
October 11, 2017 - 7:31am
December 21, 2016
Salt crystals on a Worthington-area sidewalk are shown Wednesday as freezing snow melt made for some slippery conditions. (Tim Middagh/Daily Globe)
Smart usage of salt during winter is encouraged
December 21, 2016 - 9:39pm
December 14, 2016
Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District awarded grant
December 14, 2016 - 9:20pm
December 7, 2016
Okabena-Ocheda Watershed sets 2017 budget
December 7, 2016 - 9:31pm
November 2, 2016
Watershed district sinks idea to install data buoy
November 2, 2016 - 9:37pm
October 5, 2016
Watershed board takes second look at data buoy
October 5, 2016 - 9:45pm
September 7, 2016
OOWD sets $303,000 levy for 2017
September 7, 2016 - 10:05pm
August 18, 2016
Column: A letter to HLWD and OOWD landowners
August 18, 2016 - 8:53pm
August 3, 2016
Watershed district proposes setting maximum levy
August 3, 2016 - 9:43pm
June 9, 2016
OOWD to continue offering incentives for landowners maintaining buffers
June 9, 2016 - 11:24am
March 16, 2016
Lake Ocheda is shown looking east in this Wednesday afternoon photo. (Tim Middagh/Daily Globe)
Ocheda options: Riparian landowners hear options for Lake Ocheda’s health
March 16, 2016 - 10:06pm
March 2, 2016
Vegetation on this floating island is protected with the use of fencing to prevent geese from nesting on the biohaven. Submitted photo
Islands on the rise: OOWD to buy, build more floating biohavens
March 2, 2016 - 8:44pm
February 19, 2016
Cattails have taken over this area of Lake Ocheda’s west basin, near Hawkinson Bridge on Nobles County 57. Individuals with the Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District and Minnesota DNR want to see improved aquatic vegetation in the shallow prairie lake. (Tim Middagh/Daily Globe)
Addressing Lake Ocheda ... again; water body remains fixture on dubious state list
February 19, 2016 - 9:55pm
December 3, 2015
Watershed suspends sign-up for incentive payments
December 3, 2015 - 9:09pm