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Beach Bash is back
Data: June 28, 2016
Franken's staff in Worthington today
WPD, NCSO work with National Child Safety Council to distribute information
July 13 Caregiver Summit focuses on dementia issues
Amateur baseball: Henning, Cubs clip Lakefield
VFW baseball: Slayton nips Worthington 3-2
Prep softball: West Lyon downs Sibley-Ocheyedan
Doug Wolter: Amateur baseball without Wilmont isn't the same
Legion baseball: Hurley shines for Post 5
Letter: See East-Africans as people, not terrorists
Column: An affordable Rx for Americans
Column: Brexit, meet Trexit
Column: For Trump, fringe conspiracies take center stage
Marcella G. Scott
Beverly Jean Bolstad
Lawrence Joseph Wychor
How does your garden grow? Williams property one of four on upcoming tour
Column: June 28, 1876 -- Circus in town, complaints ensue
Looking Back: 1966 -- Construction aplenty taking place in Worthington
Heart of St. Kilian: 129-year-old parish goes to oratory status
Column: People are always talking about other people here
Out and About
Puhl 80th birthday
Isder 85th birthday
Alberts 97th birthday
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May 31, 2016
U.S. top court backs MN property owners over wetlands permits
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court dealt a setback to federal authorities on environmental law by ruling Tuesday that property owners can...
May 31, 2016 - 5:04pm
March 3, 2016
U.S. top court denies bid to block mercury air pollution rule
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court sided with the Obama administration Thursday in rebuffing a bid by 20 states to halt an Environmental Protection Agency rule to curb emissions of mercury and other toxic pollutants from power plants. The action came about a month after the high...
March 3, 2016 - 3:56pm
January 7, 2016
Volkswagen CEO to hold high-level talks in Washington on emissions scandal
WASHINGTON — Volkswagen Chief Executive Matthias Mueller will meet with the top U.S. environmental regulator next week for the highest-level...
January 7, 2016 - 3:39pm
December 14, 2015
City of Windom honored as Community Conservationists
BLOOMINGTON — The Minnesota Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts (MASWCD) and Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) have...
December 14, 2015 - 8:33pm
September 25, 2015
Rules aren’t made to be broken: Despite MPCA regulations to protect water, non-compliance is a problem
WORTHINGTON — From grass clippings left on city streets to nutrient runoff from well-manicured lawns and farm fields, it seems everyone shares...
September 25, 2015 - 9:16pm
July 20, 2015
MPCA issues fines to area entities
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency concluded 52 enforcement cases in 32 counties throughout Minnesota during the second quarter of 2015. Penalties from all 52 cases totaled $311,303. Environmental enforcement investigations often take several months, and in highly...
July 20, 2015 - 8:34pm
July 8, 2015
River cleanup of wood waste nearly complete
DULUTH — Daryl Peterson reached over the gunwale of the airboat and grabbed a small board floating on the surface of Radio Tower Bay. It...
July 8, 2015 - 9:25pm
July 6, 2015
Wet weather dampens southwest Minnesota
WORTHINGTON — The National Weather Service at Sioux Falls, S.D., issued a flood warning for Split Rock Creek in Pipestone and Rock counties...
July 6, 2015 - 8:22pm
June 9, 2015
Dredging up the past
WORTHINGTON — A study of sediment depth and the effectiveness of Sunset Bay as a desilting basin shows the Worthington water body will need...
June 9, 2015 - 8:56pm
May 10, 2015
Northwest Minnesota companies penalized for pollution violations
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Six northwest Minnesota businesses and one city have been penalized so far this year after the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency completed its latest round of enforcement investigations. In total, the agency finished 58 investigations statewide in the first...
May 10, 2015 - 8:08pm
April 29, 2015
Buffer deadline looms
ST. PAUL — Water quality varies from good in northeastern Minnesota, where plenty of plants border waters, to poor in the southwest, with its...
April 29, 2015 - 8:13pm
April 24, 2015
MPCA fines area businesses
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency concluded 58 enforcement cases in 34 counties throughout Minnesota during the first quarter of 2015. Penalties from all 58 cases totaled $346,736. In southwest Minnesota, fines were issued to River Ridge Construction LLC, Hadley,...
April 24, 2015 - 9:47pm
March 6, 2015
Pollution Control Agency nears midpoint of study on water quality
ST. PAUL — Everyone wants cleaner water in streams and lakes in Minnesota. How to get there is continuing to be a problem, but the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is about midway through a 10-year study of all 81 watersheds in the state. The water sampling and monitoring...
March 6, 2015 - 9:47pm
March 4, 2015
Report shows few streams, lakes swimmable in southwest Minnesota
ST. PAUL — Few streams or lakes in the far southwest corner of Minnesota are fishable or swimmable, according to the latest study of water bodies in that area by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. The study released Wednesday said of 93 streams studied, only three could...
March 4, 2015 - 8:44pm
February 15, 2015
How vulnerable is Minnesota to climate change?
Drought. Extreme heat. Heavy downpours. Air pollution. Vector-borne diseases like tick-borne and the West Nile virus. Flooding. Those climate hazards present major challenges to the quality of life in Minnesota, and Wadena County has some of the most vulnerable populations in the...
February 15, 2015 - 8:34pm