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3D imagery and virtual reality: Tools for finding a home in 2017
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Change in portable deer stand law set for WMAs in northwest Minnesota
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Indian dance company to share “Sacred Earth” here next Saturday
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Nobles County Ditch 11 Final Hearing
Regular School Board Meeting Minutes September 2017
MN Dept. of Education Revenue & Expenditures 2017 & 2018
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February 6, 2017
WPU adds more work to pipe lining project
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Public Utilities Water & Light Commission on Monday approved a change order to a contract with Lametti and Sons, Hugo, that calls for additional cast-in-place lining of existing sanitary sewer pipes in the area of Okabena Creek. WPU Manager Scott...
February 6, 2017 - 8:58pm
February 3, 2017
Gov. Dayton wants public input on water quality plan
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton is making another push to clean up Minnesota's waters — and says he's learned lessons from his contentious battle two years ago to implement buffer strips along the state's waterways. In a speech Friday morning to the Minnesota Environmental Congress,...
February 3, 2017 - 9:10pm
January 6, 2017
Capitol Chatter: GOP in charge, a Senate surprise
ST. PAUL -- Mark Johnson of East Grand Forks stood on the floor of the Minnesota Senate chatting about recent snow storms with Rep. Debra Kiel of Crookston.Johnson, minutes away from becoming northwest Minnesota’s newest state senator, appeared calm and collected in the newly renovated...
January 6, 2017 - 9:09pm
January 3, 2017
Year in Review: Luverne gets Lewis & Clark water; Worthington waits
WORTHINGTON — At the start of the year and the legislative session, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton said the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System...
January 3, 2017 - 2:12pm
November 17, 2016
Letter: Time to bring water issues to the forefront
By John F. Eiskamp, Fulda I think it is time for the smaller communities in southwest Minnesota to form an organization with enough influence to convince the state and federal governments that they need assistance in treatment and supply of safe drinking water. We cannot expect...
November 17, 2016 - 10:38pm
November 15, 2016
Dakota Access pipeline protests planned across United States
HOUSTON -- Demonstrators across U.S. cities will gather outside offices of the Army Corps of Engineers, banks and energy companies on Tuesday, Nov. 15, in the largest protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline since the U.S. government halted the project in September. More than 200...
November 15, 2016 - 2:44pm
October 10, 2016
Residents can preserve water, save money with free kits
WORTHINGTON -- To help preserve natural beauty -- and offer an easy way to keep money in residents’ pockets -- Minnesota Energy Resources is offering free water conservation kits to all current residential customers in Worthington. “Conserving water is good for our environment,...
October 10, 2016 - 9:04pm
August 24, 2016
Judge won’t rule on ND pipeline lawsuit for weeks
WASHINGTON -- A federal judge here won’t issuing his ruling for more than two weeks after a hearing Wednesday, Aug. 24, in a lawsuit seeking to halt construction of a $3.8 billion pipeline to haul North Dakota oil. Judge James E. Boasberg has taken the matter under advisement and...
August 24, 2016 - 10:00pm
August 22, 2016
Water usage up; well levels still above average
WORTHINGTON -- Though residential water usage has increased by roughly 6 million gallons in the first seven months of 2016, compared to 2015, Worthington Public Utilities General Manager Scott Hain isn’t too concerned at this point, even though water levels in the city’s wellfield...
August 22, 2016 - 9:49pm
August 19, 2016
Capitol Chatter: Dayton says clean water tops light rail politics
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he plans to campaign for clean water in coming months instead of against Republicans he blamed for torpedoing a special legislative session over a southwestern Twin Cities light rail proposal. The Democratic governor has been very strong...
August 19, 2016 - 9:07pm
Floating islands deal with odor, algae
WOODBURY — A pond in Woodbury has received a boost to its ecosystem with three floating wetland islands anchored into its waters. The BioHaven...
June 19, 2016 - 8:11pm
June 15, 2016
Letter: Weber plays the blame game over Lewis & Clark
Recently Governor Dayton came to Worthington Fire Department to discuss the importance of the Lewis and Clark waterway and connecting the last link of it to Worthington. Senate District 22 Senator Bill Weber was also in attendance. Then a curious thing happened. Instead of advocating...
June 15, 2016 - 10:49am
June 9, 2016
A water warrior: Dayton touts Lewis & Clark as he urges legislative compromise
WORTHINGTON — Gov. Mark Dayton visited Worthington Thursday noon to urge state lawmakers to come together and compromise for the good of the...
June 9, 2016 - 10:55pm
June 8, 2016
Gov. Dayton to visit Worthington Thursday
WORTHINGTON -- Gov. Mark Dayton will travel to Worthington Thursday to call on legislators to finish their work and make critical investments, including financing the final portion of the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System expansion to Worthington. Dayton will speak at noon Thursday...
June 8, 2016 - 2:35pm
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