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April 14, 2016
Ending buffer confusion: State Senate votes unanimously to clarify landowner, county and water district responsibilities
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Legislature is close to cleaning up misunderstandings in a law meant to clean up the state’s water. Senators passed...
April 14, 2016 - 8:17pm
April 11, 2016
Letter: Legislator's bill would finally end water project
I’m the chief author of legislation that would complete the long-awaited Lewis and Clark Regional Water System project. The majority of the funding for the pipeline is in place, and a reliable water source is now available in Luverne. Now it is critical for all parties involved...
April 11, 2016 - 5:46pm
April 4, 2016
Worthington Public Utilities recognized as very reliable
WORTHINGTON — Worthington Public Utilities has been given the Certificate of Excellence in Reliability by the American Public Power Association. “It’s a big deal,” said Worthington Public Utilities Manager Scott Hain during the WPU Water & Light Commission meeting Monday....
April 4, 2016 - 9:31pm
March 30, 2016
Keys to the city
March 30, 2016 - 10:24pm
March 22, 2016
Muddied waters bring questions for county drainage attorney
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County’s legal counsel on drainage issues will be asked to weigh in on a concern involving livestock causing damage to a judicial ditch, Nobles County commissioners decided Tuesday. Public Works Director Stephen Schnieder raised the issue because a ditch system...
March 22, 2016 - 9:14pm
March 21, 2016
Advocating for Lewis & Clark bonding: WPU Manager reports on visits to St. Paul, Washington, D.C.
WORTHINGTON — Over the course of the past month, Worthington Public Utilities Manager Scott Hain has met with local legislators and staff from...
March 21, 2016 - 9:29pm
March 18, 2016
Earlier-than-normal runoff slowing Missouri River
CHAMBERLAIN, S.D. — Officials expect runoff in the Missouri River to be below normal this spring following higher-than-normal February temperatures. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers predicts runoff — the amount of moving water in a river -— in spring for the Missouri River in...
March 18, 2016 - 9:43pm
March 16, 2016
Ocheda options: Riparian landowners hear options for Lake Ocheda’s health
WORTHINGTON — Less than a month after representatives from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Ducks Unlimited presented ideas...
March 16, 2016 - 10:06pm
March 15, 2016
Legislators to revisit 'buffer strip' law
ST. PAUL — A key water-quality initiative of Gov. Mark Dayton last year — vegetative buffer strips along streams and drainage ditches — is returning for an encore performance at the Capitol in St. Paul this week. A Senate committee will hold a hearing today on a series of proposed...
March 15, 2016 - 9:59pm
March 14, 2016
Now on tap: After long wait, Lewis & Clark water is cause for celebration in Luverne
LUVERNE, Minn. -— Momentous was the word used by Luverne Mayor Pat Baustian on Monday afternoon as he gathered amid dignitaries to celebrate...
March 14, 2016 - 10:09pm
Letter: Think carefully about golf course and water flow
By Ronald Wood, PhD, Worthington With the warmth of the last few days, we think of spring and the activities once again available. We should not mourn the loss of Prairie View Golf Links, as it is only a game. We should be mourning the loss of the best-kept water quality control system...
March 14, 2016 - 9:07pm
March 9, 2016
Letter: We should all work to keep our water clean
By Chuck Uphoff, Melrose I want clean water to be part of my legacy, and I know most Minnesota farmers feel the same way. We want to ensure that our land is better off than when we began managing it, and that it will be able to support our children and grandchildren and generations...
March 9, 2016 - 4:55pm
March 8, 2016
Column: Tougher laws may be needed to save our water
By Terry Morrison, Worthington The Daily Globe’s recent series “Land of Impaired Waters” wasn’t particularly reassuring to me. A myriad of water problems was revealed, but the articles skirted the high and rising nitrate levels in our water. A Star Tribune article from May...
March 8, 2016 - 5:03pm
March 2, 2016
Islands on the rise: OOWD to buy, build more floating biohavens
WORTHINGTON — More floating islands will be added to Sunset Bay and the E.O. Olson Regional Stormwater pond this spring and summer after the...
March 2, 2016 - 8:44pm
February 28, 2016
Anti-pipeline protesters interrupt Dayton speech at water summit
ST. PAUL — Anti-pipeline protesters interrupted Gov. Mark Dayton Saturday as he spoke to more than 800 Minnesotans at a summit about how to...
February 28, 2016 - 9:45pm