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Long-term Oxford Street reconstruction plan prompts residents to envision future
Local electric co-ops complete acquisition of Alliant Energy Electric Service Territory
First and lasts: Rock County 4-H'ers share thoughts on trips earned to Minnesota State Fair
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Perry dials back on Christian appeal while campaigning in Iowa
Amateur baseball: Hadley goes 13 to beat Heron Lake
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Scott Rall: White tail adults are pretty cool, too
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Okoboji Bible Conference gets under way Saturday
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May 7, 2013
FEMA disaster reimbursement meeting is Tuesday
WORTHINGTON -- An applicant briefing for cities, townships, watershed districts, hospitals, power companies and qualifying nonprofit organizations will take place Tuesday to begin the process for requesting reimbursement funds from FEMA. The meeting will include all the entities...
May 7, 2013 - 10:26pm
Nobles County waives tree removal costs for small cities
WORTHINGTON -- Nobles County's small cities aided in the wake of the April ice storm will not be charged by Nobles County for the tree debris removal services it provided. Public Works Director Stephen Schnieder said county crews were asked to assist with clean-up efforts in eight...
May 7, 2013 - 9:28pm
May 5, 2013
Power system still needs work
WORTHINGTON -- It's been nearly a month since ice-coated power lines caused thousands of wooden poles to snap and transmission structures to...
May 5, 2013 - 11:45pm
May 1, 2013
County parks remain closed
WORTHINGTON -- Nobles County Parks Superintendent Jerry Braun has announced that county parks, specifically Fury's Island and Maka-Oicu, will remain closed until further notice. There is a lot of tree debris remaining in the campground areas of the park, and Braun said it will take...
May 1, 2013 - 11:58pm
April 30, 2013
City council awards another storm cleanup bid
WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington City Council awarded a debris monitor bid to True North Emergency Management during an emergency meeting Tuesday night. The cost estimate depended on the amount of work that needs to be completed. If the work takes six weeks, the projection is the...
April 30, 2013 - 11:38pm
April 29, 2013
Grassley asks for disaster declaration
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley has asked the president to grant the request made by Iowa Gov.
April 29, 2013 - 11:42pm
U of M Tree workshop is Wednesday
WORTHINGTON -- University of Minnesota Extension will host a tree assessment workshop from 1:30 to 3 p.m., Wednesday, at the University of Minnesota Extension Regional Center, 1527 Prairie Dr., Worthington. Topics to be covered include assessing ice damaged trees, tree diseases and...
April 29, 2013 - 11:41pm
April 28, 2013
FEMA's ice storm damage estimate: $26.2 million
WORTHINGTON -- According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), more than $26 million worth of damage was done across southwest Minnesota during the April winter storm. In a letter to President Barack Obama, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Friday asked that a major disaster...
April 28, 2013 - 11:24pm
April 24, 2013
City awards cleanup bid
WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington City Council awarded bids for disaster response and recovery services as well as site management during a special meeting Wednesday morning. The council also set a final date of May 31 for all debris to be put to the boulevard. The disaster response...
April 24, 2013 - 9:35pm
April 23, 2013
How to deal with storm damaged trees
WORTHINGTON -- Residents of southwest Minnesota experienced ice and snow storms in early April that severely damaged urban and rural trees. After the initial storm cleanup, it is important that homeowners assess potentially hazardous trees. Helpful web sites include: www.dnr.state.mn.us/treecare/maintenance/stormdamage.html...
April 23, 2013 - 11:05pm
Cleanup assistance offered by churches
WORTHINGTON -- The Global Compassion Network, in conjunction with local churches and Love In the Name of Christ, is offering assistance with tree and debris removal for anyone in need. Priority will be given to people who are not physically able or who cannot financially afford...
April 23, 2013 - 11:03pm
FEMA officials pay visit
WORTHINGTON -- As Tasha Domeyer added up the cost to her town, the number she came up with was very large. "We had about $1.2 million," the...
April 23, 2013 - 10:43pm
Bank to give away trees
WORTHINGTON -- Nobles County residents looking to replace trees lost during the April 9 ice storm can capitalize on the generosity of a local bank. First State Bank Southwest will host a Replant a Tree Community Program on Friday, during which more than 1,000 trees will be given...
April 23, 2013 - 12:05am
April 22, 2013
WORTHINGTON -- In a worst-case scenario, city of Worthington Forester Scott Rosenberg estimates 50 percent of the city's trees will be lost as...
April 22, 2013 - 11:59pm
April 17, 2013
Image: A 'thank you' meal
Members of the Grand Prairie Rockets 4-H Club serve supper to the linemen who have been helping restore power to Nobles Cooperative Electric...
April 17, 2013 - 11:14pm