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June 9, 2016
OOWD to continue offering incentives for landowners maintaining buffers
WORTHINGTON — The Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District will continue to provide incentive payments to landowners who place buffers along critical streams within the watershed. The incentive, though, will only be based on land not required to be buffered under Minnesota law. During...
June 9, 2016 - 11:24am
March 16, 2016
Ocheda options: Riparian landowners hear options for Lake Ocheda’s health
WORTHINGTON — Less than a month after representatives from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Ducks Unlimited presented ideas...
March 16, 2016 - 10:06pm
March 2, 2016
Islands on the rise: OOWD to buy, build more floating biohavens
WORTHINGTON — More floating islands will be added to Sunset Bay and the E.O. Olson Regional Stormwater pond this spring and summer after the...
March 2, 2016 - 8:44pm
February 19, 2016
Addressing Lake Ocheda ... again; water body remains fixture on dubious state list
WORTHINGTON — The Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District met with representatives from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Ducks Unlimited...
February 19, 2016 - 9:55pm
December 3, 2015
Watershed suspends sign-up for incentive payments
WORTHINGTON — With many questions still surrounding Minnesota’s new buffer law, such as where buffers are required and aren’t needed, the Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District took action earlier this week to suspend sign-up of any new landowners interested in the district’s filter...
December 3, 2015 - 9:09pm
May 1, 2015
BioHaven floating islands added to Sunset Bay
WORTHINGTON — Minnesota West Community and Technical College students Ryen Bosma and Tim Nolte waded through nearly knee-deep mud and...
May 1, 2015 - 9:57pm
March 5, 2015
Cleaning up Lake Okabena
WORTHINGTON — The state of Lake Okabena’s health took center stage during the Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District’s meeting earlier this week. For years, the Worthington lake has produced pungent summer algal blooms and given off a murky appearance — far from the clear, clean...
March 5, 2015 - 7:44pm
February 4, 2015
Thistles, committee appointments, floating island wetlands focus of OOWD meeting
WORTHINGTON — The managers of the Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District met Tuesday afternoon to discuss a number of issues relating to the district. President Les Johnson introduced a letter regarding Canada thistles to send to the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA). Johnson’s...
February 4, 2015 - 9:09pm
January 7, 2015
Watershed district approves budget
WORTHINGTON — The Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District (OOWD) met Tuesday afternoon to discuss 2015 plans and budget. While no formal decisions were made on the annual plan, OOWD administrator Dan Livdahl suggested four ideas for serious consideration. The managers voted unanimously...
January 7, 2015 - 9:05pm
December 5, 2014
Effort under way to develop plan to deter aquatic invasive species from area waters
WORTHINGTON — With nearly $75,000 coming to Nobles County before the end of the year to target aquatic invasive species, representatives from the county, its park board and local watershed districts met Friday to discuss an action plan and budget for the funds. Money is being dispersed...
December 5, 2014 - 9:50pm
December 3, 2014
Okabena-Ocheda Watershed looks to future
WORTHINGTON — The Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District (OOWD) met in its last regular session of 2014 on Tuesday to discuss, among other things, plans for 2015. The board began discussing projects for next year to make the organization more visible in the community and increase...
December 3, 2014 - 8:40pm
October 13, 2014
Partnership yields public land
WORTHINGTON — Through the cooperation of the local Pheasants Forever chapter, Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District, Worthington Public Utilities,...
October 13, 2014 - 5:16pm
October 7, 2014
Okabena-Ocheda District doing well
WORTHINGTON — Managers of the Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District were met with good news at Tuesday afternoon’s meeting. Don Buckhout...
October 7, 2014 - 10:06pm
July 15, 2014
Lake Ocheda restoration project moves forward
WORTHINGTON — The Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District (OOWD) will seek the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ assistance in a proposed restoration project for Lake Ocheda. The project, while in its infancy, hopes to increase water quality, clarity and aquatic vegetation...
July 15, 2014 - 8:09pm
June 20, 2014
Lake Ocheda survey seeks input
WORTHINGTON — A new online survey has been developed to collect public input on Lake Ocheda, from rating satisfaction of the lake’s quality to use of the lake and how people wish to see it improved. The survey, at http://bit.ly/1kUZ1Iy, was developed by Jay Milbrandt, who lives...
June 20, 2014 - 10:10pm