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Winterfest 2015 adds new events
Bill puts teacher evaluations to the test ... again
Sanford to offer cholesterol screenings during Winterfest
Brady says he's moving on from distractions
Super Bowl XLIX: Defining Belichick's greatness
NFL, YouTube announce partnership
Wrestling: CL/G-LR crowns two champs; Worthington dominates in Hartley, Iowa
Boys basketball: Pfeffer, Huska help Windom Area win in OT
Column: Spirit Week celebrated at Worthington Christian School
Column: Turning a deaf ear to the world
Column: Taxpayers suffer under IRS priorities
Column: When the pope talks ...
Letter: Winners named in Elks essay contest
Dewis Emalyn Ahlberg
Doris M. McClain
Dennis A. Roning
Nathan O. Skattum
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
Data: Jan. 25, 2015
Data: Jan. 23, 2015
Regular School Board Meeting Minutes for December
School Board Work Session for January
Special School Board Meeting January
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, Nobles County and Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, a number of land acquisitions have created beautiful public spaces for...
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 of the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) presented a draft of the agency’s performance review for OOWD. In it, the district...
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
June 4, 2014
Dam-age control: Lake Bella spillway undergoes emergency repairs
WORTHINGTON — The discovery of significant damage inside the Lake Bella dam’s spillway in early May may have averted a catastrophic draining of the man-made lake. Worthington Public Utilities employees found a section of the concrete spillway’s floor completely eroded, exposing...
June 4, 2014 - 10:17pm
Landowners voice concerns over Lake Ocheda management
WORTHINGTON — A group of concerned residents who live or farm around Lake Ocheda appeared before the Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District board meeting Tuesday to ask about water quality and recent discussions about a possible DNR-involved drawdown of the lake’s three basins. Don...
June 4, 2014 - 10:04pm
May 7, 2014
DNR, OOWD strategize over Lake Ocheda
WORTHINGTON — With the lack of a significant fish kill on Lake Ocheda this past winter, the Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District (OOWD) board met with several Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officials and a Ducks Unlimited biologist Tuesday afternoon to discuss options to...
May 7, 2014 - 9:28pm
April 29, 2014
WORTHINGTON — Students in Jeff Roger’s Introduction to Soils class at Minnesota West Community and Technical College were supposed to launch four new floating islands on the E.O. Olson regional stormwater pond on the Worthington campus Tuesday morning, but Mother Nature was spitting...
April 29, 2014 - 8:53pm
July 9, 2013
Drainage issue unresolved
WORTHINGTON -- The Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District may find itself in a legal battle over what it considers to be a violation of watershed rules in Sections 8 and 9 of Indian Lake Township. It was little more than a month ago when the OOWD notified landowner Kenneth Meyerdirk that...
July 9, 2013 - 10:27pm
September 5, 2012
A vote for cleaner water
WORTHINGTON -- With nearly a dozen potential projects identified to help protect Worthington's water resources, the Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District voted unanimously to increase its annual levy Tuesday. The vote will increase revenue for the district from $150,000 to $170,000...
September 5, 2012 - 9:13pm