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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
May 1, 2015
Ryen Bosma (from left), Tim Nolte and Alisha Haberman install fencing on one of the biohaven floating islands. The fencing will help keep the geese off the islands. (Julie Buntjer/Daily Globe)
BioHaven floating islands added to Sunset Bay
May 1, 2015 - 9:57pm
March 5, 2015
Cleaning up Lake Okabena
March 5, 2015 - 7:44pm
February 4, 2015
Thistles, committee appointments, floating island wetlands focus of OOWD meeting
February 4, 2015 - 9:09pm
January 7, 2015
Watershed district approves budget
January 7, 2015 - 9:05pm
December 5, 2014
Effort under way to develop plan to deter aquatic invasive species from area waters
December 5, 2014 - 9:50pm
December 3, 2014
Okabena-Ocheda Watershed looks to future
December 3, 2014 - 8:40pm
October 13, 2014
Scott Rall, president of the Nobles County Pheasants Forever chapter, leads a Friday afternoon tour highlighting several land acquisitions made by the chapter in cooperation with Worthington Public Utilities, Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District, Minnesota DNR and other agencies.  (Submitted photo)
Partnership yields public land
October 13, 2014 - 5:16pm
October 7, 2014
Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District’s summer intern, Logan Ahlers, reports to district managers his findings on blue-green algae and phosphorus rates. The levels have been an ongoing problem for the watershed district. Robin Baumgarn/Daily Globe
Okabena-Ocheda District doing well
October 7, 2014 - 10:06pm