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Meester 60th Anniversary
Birth: Feb. 18, 2017
Coyer 100th birthday
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Regular School Board Meeting January Minutes
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May 30, 2016
Warmer weather brings toxic algae blooms to waters earlier
EAST GRAND FORKS — In the summer, blue-green algae can take over a lake seemingly overnight, turning a pristine swimming hole into a scummy green pool. This rapid growth, called a bloom, is not just an eyesore. It can be harmful and potentially fatal in humans and dogs when ingested...
May 30, 2016 - 7:58pm
May 24, 2016
WPU talks Lewis & Clark options if no special session
WORTHINGTON — If Worthington Public Utilities Manager Scott Hain was disappointed Monday in the failed attempts to get state bonding money to complete the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System to Worthington, the WPU’s Water & Light Commission was fired up about the lack...
May 24, 2016 - 8:48pm
May 10, 2016
First stages: SWCD completes study of preliminary buffer map
WORTHINGTON — Nearly a year after the state’s controversial buffer program was signed into law, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources...
May 10, 2016 - 8:46pm
May 4, 2016
Watershed district gets glimpse of TMDL draft: Making lakes healthy will take lots of work
WORTHINGTON — A drawdown on Lake Ocheda would do so much to improve the health of the lake that the rural Worthington water body could be removed...
May 4, 2016 - 8:36pm
May 2, 2016
Letter: House Democrats take aim at Lewis and Clark
On seven occasions during a recent debate on a jobs and economic development funding proposal, Minnesota House Democrats attempted to remove needed funds that would complete the Lewis and Clark Regional Water System project. I was bewildered by the repeated maneuver. It was ironic...
May 2, 2016 - 4:07pm
April 29, 2016
Lewis & Clark advances: System gets approval to install water line, build meter station
WORTHINGTON — Two Nobles County committees took action during Wednesday night meetings to pave the way for the construction of the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System pipeline into Nobles County. Dan Zulkosky, construction administrator for LCRWS, appeared before both the county’s...
April 29, 2016 - 8:53am
April 26, 2016
On a clear day
April 26, 2016 - 10:16pm
April 25, 2016
Buffer changes become law
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton signed into law Monday legislation that clarifies a law enacted last year requiring buffer strips around water. He also signed a bill that allows governments to donate some surplus equipment to nonprofit organizations. The buffer change exempts...
April 25, 2016 - 8:29pm
April 24, 2016
Fighting nitrates: Ellsworth wages a battle for water quality
ELLSWORTH — A few southwest Minnesota towns have been treating drinking water for nitrates for years, and in at least one case, in Ellsworth,...
April 24, 2016 - 7:30pm
April 22, 2016
Dayton honors 'water heroes'
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton honored three Minnesota “Water Heroes” for their efforts in protecting and improving the water quality and availability in Minnesota as part of his Water Action Week that culminated with Earth Day on Friday. Dayton honored Patty Hall, Dave...
April 22, 2016 - 9:41pm
April 21, 2016
Bill clarifying Minnesota water buffers set for Dayton’s pen
ST. PAUL — Nearly a year after he signed the first one, another bill regulating the use of vegetative buffer strips to protect Minnesota’s waters is headed to Gov. Mark Dayton’s desk. Dayton has said he supports the bill the House passed Thursday by a 105-24 vote and cleared...
April 21, 2016 - 8:51pm
HLWD highlights water quality projects during tour
BREWSTER — As Gov. Mark Dayton travels around the state to discuss water challenges and water quality as part of Water Action Week, the Heron...
April 21, 2016 - 7:59pm
Two charged in Flint water crisis plead not guilty
DETROIT — Two Michigan state officials criminally charged in an investigation into dangerous lead levels in the city of Flint's drinking water...
April 21, 2016 - 3:01pm
April 20, 2016
Dead in the water: DNR says barrier needs tweaking after voltage setting leads to fish kill
ROUND LAKE — With any new technology there’s a learning curve, and that’s the case with a fish kill on Illinois Slough near Round Lake....
April 20, 2016 - 8:44pm
April 19, 2016
Column: Accept responsibility of stewardship during Water Action Week
ST. PAUL — My father, Bruce Dayton, taught me that good stewardship is one of our most important responsibilities: to take what we have been given, or have acquired, and leave it in better condition for those who will inherit it from us. As Minnesotans, who have inherited this...
April 19, 2016 - 5:18pm