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Sioux Falls man arrested day after fatal hit and run on a gravel road
Moving bog on northern Minnesota lake a slow slog
Data: May 25, 2018
U of M, Concordia-Moorhead offer scholarships to international undergrads
Worthington man pleads guilty to voter fraud
Section 2AAA softball: Trojans come up short in Mankato
Sub-Section track and field: Area athletes advance to next stage
Worthington, Luverne boys tennis players advance in section tournament
HL-P leads after day one of state golf tournament
HL-O/Fulda taken down in section baseball tournament
Andersen Corp. creating 40 new jobs with window factory expansion
Show ’n shine is Saturday at Spomer Classics
Rock County has first Princess Kay finalist
Area veteran says he’s suffering consequences of antimalarial drug prescribed during 148th Fighter Wing deployment
SD capitalizing on rising tourism from new market segments
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Letter: Support of food drive is appreciated
Letter: Speech, singing prom were special experiences
Commentary: Lead yourself well at every age
Commentary: Would you pay $618 a month for dog food?
Letter: Reception for rural school exhibit is Sunday
Dorothy Mae Kramer
Goldie R. Boelman
Judy Mae Dunker
John Henry De Jager
Worthington to host Group Workcamp in July 2019
Fire up the grill for Memorial Day
Study: Minnesotans, North Dakotans more likely to suffer depression
Twin Cities program helps memory care patients connect
Setting rules can prevent caregiver burnout
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Don & Doris Brake
Robert and Orene Meyeraan
Mike and Marie Brandt
Larry and Ruth Klingenberg
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
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.
February 15, 2015 - 8:34pm
February 10, 2015
‘Small plastic, big problem’
February 10, 2015 - 8:47pm
January 21, 2015
Murray County Highway Department fined by MPCA
ST. PAUL — In its ongoing efforts to promote environmental compliance, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency concluded 58 enforcement cases in 34 counties throughout Minnesota during the fourth quarter of 2014. Penalties from all 58 cases totaled $469,815. In all of 2014, the...
January 21, 2015 - 8:28pm
December 11, 2014
Southern half of Minnesota under air pollution advisory
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has issued an air pollution health advisory for the southern half of Minnesota, extending into early Sunday morning. Warmer temperatures, moisture and low wind conditions are causing fine particle formation and trapping near...
December 11, 2014 - 8:39pm
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
August 15, 2014
Polluted streams tainting Mississippi River
RED WING — Bacteria-tainted water from Hay and Wells creeks entering the Mississippi River is polluting Lake Pepin, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency reported Friday. In addition to the two streams popular with local trout anglers, Bullard, Gilbert and Miller creeks also...
August 15, 2014 - 8:51pm
May 18, 2014
Antidote worse than the disease?
ST. PAUL — As White Bear Lake dries up like a puddle in the sun and underground water levels drop, who’s to blame? Along with the usual suspects of suburban lawns and golf courses, a new competitor for water is emerging — companies ordered to pump up and clean polluted groundwater. According...
May 18, 2014 - 10:03pm
May 12, 2014
Thirsting for water
WORTHINGTON — As if Worthington’s need for water wasn’t dire enough with the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System hinging on the generosity of state legislators and a bonding bill, the state’s environmental agency is now threatening to shut down a Lincoln-Pipestone Rural...
May 12, 2014 - 10:43pm
April 30, 2014
Court delays action in environmental suit against 3M
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Supreme Court has delayed action involving the state’s lawsuit accusing 3M Co. of damaging the environment. The court, asked to decide whether the state’s legal firm should be disqualified, kicked that decision back down to a lower court for more...
April 30, 2014 - 9:03pm
March 24, 2014
Sierra Club hits Minnesota Power on air violations
DULUTH — The Sierra Club on Monday called out Minnesota Power for allowing 12,774 violations of Clean Air Act regulations at three of its northern Minnesota coal-fired power plants over the past five years. Most of the violations, more than 10,000, were for opacity limits — the...
March 24, 2014 - 10:52pm
July 8, 2013
WORTHINGTON -- With the high cost of tillable land, many farmers who want to improve their profit margins in agriculture today are turning to...
July 8, 2013 - 11:46pm
April 25, 2013
Lake and stream monitors sought
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) seeks volunteers to track the health of their favorite lake or stream through the Citizen Lake Monitoring Program or the Citizen Stream Monitoring Program. Volunteers measure water clarity in their lake or stream weekly throughout...
April 25, 2013 - 5:45pm
April 16, 2013
MPCA issues fine in Pipestone County
ST. PAUL -- In its ongoing efforts to promote environmental compliance, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency concluded 51 enforcement cases in 36 counties throughout Minnesota during the first quarter of 2013. In this area, Double D Demo Landfill of Pipestone was fined $4,150 for...
April 16, 2013 - 11:09pm
August 4, 2011
Suzlon fined $490,000 for pollution violations
PIPESTONE -- In a court settlement with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, Suzlon Rotor Corp. has agreed to resolve air quality, hazardous waste, solid waste and stormwater violations at its wind turbine blade manufacturing plant in Pipestone. Under the terms of the consent...
August 4, 2011 - 8:28pm