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Discovering drones: District 518, 4-H partner in activity with foam aircraft
Doctor knows best: Ulbricht heeds medical advice while living with Type 2 diabetes
NRCS touts benefits of reduced tillage, cover crops in advance of World Soil Day
Special time with Santa
WHS basketball: Girls, boys sweep Windom Area on road
Boys basketball: MLA rallies
Boys hockey: WHS hockey team scores three goals but falls to Winona/Cotter
Girls basketball: Adrian trips Heron Lake-Okabena
Gymnastics: Trojans start strong in Hendricks
Column: Enrichment opportunities abound in 2017
As others see it: The free Vikes-tix perk ‘looks bad’ for all
Column: Reindeer games at Trump Tower
Column: It's time to hold Big Pharma responsible for opioid epidemic
As others see it: Busted your holiday budget already?
Geneva J. Strolz
Change maker: Kevin Donovan pushes Worthington, and himself, to succeed
Our region was major supplier of early engines for Humvees
Disheveled Thelogian: A feast, a robbery and a reason to give thanks
Looking Back: 1991 - Armory offers shelter during winter storm
GREAT INDOORS: How to repurpose your huge Thanksgiving newspaper
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November 30, 2015
WORTHINGTON — At 7:30 a.m. Monday, The Weather Channel’s Mike Seidel stood on a downtown Worthington street corner, broadcasting live about...
November 30, 2015 - 8:15pm
City wells see boost
WORTHINGTON — As Worthington Public Utilities Manager Scott Hain presented the latest well update graph to Water & Light Commission members...
November 30, 2015 - 8:01pm
November 23, 2015
November 23, 2015 - 11:00pm
November 22, 2015
Dayton calls for statewide summit on water quality
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton Saturday announced his plans to convene a statewide Water Quality Summit in February. Dayton made the announcement at the annual meetings of the Minnesota Farm Bureau and the Minnesota Farmers Union, both hosted Saturday in the Twin Cities. The summit,...
November 22, 2015 - 8:42pm
November 18, 2015
Agencies seek state bonds to complete Lewis & Clark
LUVERNE — The Senate Bonding Committee met with members of the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System Wednesday in Luverne to discuss future...
November 18, 2015 - 9:08pm
November 4, 2015
All clear: As presence of zebra mussels expands, Lake Okabena shows no sign of invasive species
WORTHINGTON — Those who enjoy watersports on Worthington’s Lake Okabena can celebrate a little victory after recent inspections of monitoring...
November 4, 2015 - 9:03pm
October 26, 2015
New equipment gives sheriff an ‘arm up’ on water rescues
SIBLEY, Iowa — While not located in the “Land of 10,000 Lakes,” Osceola County features a number of bodies of water — and, unfortunately,...
October 26, 2015 - 11:40pm
October 13, 2015
Funding available for urban water quality projects
DES MOINES, Iowa — The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship is requesting pre-applications for projects located in urban areas that focus on improving water quality. Municipalities, Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCDs), watershed groups and other non-governmental...
October 13, 2015 - 9:12pm
September 25, 2015
Rules aren’t made to be broken: Despite MPCA regulations to protect water, non-compliance is a problem
WORTHINGTON — From grass clippings left on city streets to nutrient runoff from well-manicured lawns and farm fields, it seems everyone shares...
September 25, 2015 - 9:16pm
September 13, 2015
A watershed moment? Minnesota’s water-protection methods are about to change
ST. PAUL — Earl Benson welcomed the news this summer that Minnesota lawmakers had struck a deal to bolster the protective vegetative buffer...
September 13, 2015 - 8:17pm
September 8, 2015
Timely rains don’t mean rising well levels
WORTHINGTON — While recent rains in the Worthington area have been great for crops and finally pushed water over the dam on Lake Okabena, the weekly water level readings provided by Worthington Public Utilities shows the impact to the Worthington Well Field has yet to be seen. During...
September 8, 2015 - 8:58pm
September 7, 2015
What are we drinking? Rising nitrate levels in tap water are cost problem for homeowners
ST. PAUL — Tim Figge won’t let his grandchildren drink water from his home. Like a growing number of Minnesotans, the Dakota County resident...
September 7, 2015 - 9:45pm
September 4, 2015
Judge: Injunctions blocks WOTUS rule in only 13 states, including North Dakota
BISMARCK, N.D. — A federal judge Friday ruled that his order last week blocking a new federal clean-water rule from taking effect doesn’t apply nationwide but only to North Dakota and the dozen other states involved in the lawsuit, citing “competing sovereign interests and competing...
September 4, 2015 - 9:32pm
September 2, 2015
New signs explain benefits of floating islands, stormwater pond
WORTHINGTON — Thanks to funding from the E.O. Olson Trust, signs were installed earlier this week in Olson Park — and south of the Minnesota...
September 2, 2015 - 8:44pm
Council continues levy budget talks
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council met Wednesday morning for a second special workshop to discuss the 2016 tax levy budget. City Administrator Steve Robinson said at last week’s meeting the the levy was at $3,616,870, a 10.87 percent increase from last year’s budget....
September 2, 2015 - 8:39pm