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February 28, 2016
Balancing act: Minnesota clean water summit produces ideas
ST. PAUL — Balancing water is tough. Still, Gov. Mark Dayton brought together more than 800 Minnesotans to do that Saturday, looking at ways to clean up the state’s water while still allowing farmers and others to conduct profitable business. Potential solutions coming from the...
February 28, 2016 - 9:42pm
February 25, 2016
Making a difference: Watersheds offer programs to improve water quality
WORTHINGTON — Heron Lake Watershed District Administrator Jan Voit said the work her staff does within the watershed district is on a willing...
February 25, 2016 - 8:20pm
February 24, 2016
Land of Impaired waters: Though lakes ‘not as good as they could be, we still love them’
Note: This is the first in a two-part series sharing what local watershed districts are doing to improve water quality. Part 2, to publish in...
February 24, 2016 - 9:34pm
Letter: Ask tough questions on water control project
By Alan Oberloh, Worthington In the Daily Globe article of Feb. 12 talking about the building of a pond system to reduce nutrients from coming into Lake Okabena, it refers to a feasibility study done by Wenck Associates that gave options including a large combined pond system. I certainly...
February 24, 2016 - 8:45am
Letter: More living cover on the land will clean our water
By Ryan Batalden, Lamberton and Loretta Jaus, Gibbon We appreciate Governor Dayton’s courage and persistence in calling out runoff from farm fields as a leading contributor to our state’s polluted waters. It is right for him to call on farmers to come up with solutions that will...
February 24, 2016 - 8:44am
February 22, 2016
Column: Clean water requires covered land
By TOM NUESSMEIER LE SUEUR — Cover crops and soil health are hot topics these days. Cutting-edge research and practical on-farm experience prove that growing small grains, brassicas and other “non-market crops” before and after the typical corn-soybean growing season makes...
February 22, 2016 - 5:25pm
February 21, 2016
800 voices: Dayton hosts summit on how to save Minnesota’s water
ST. PAUL — Water — Minnesota’s most cherished natural resource — takes center stage Feb. 27 in St. Paul. Some 800 people will gather...
February 21, 2016 - 9:02pm
February 18, 2016
Buffering... Maps coming by July 1, but plenty of questions remain
ST. PAUL — Minnesota landowners are to have access to maps showing where they need to install buffer strips by July 1, but questions, distrust...
February 18, 2016 - 8:05pm
February 16, 2016
Watering ban lifted: City residents still encouraged to practice conservation
WORTHINGTON — City residents wanting to complete a landscaping project or establish sod or grass seed this spring have permission to go ahead with their plans after Worthington’s Water & Light Commission voted unanimously Tuesday to lift the city’s watering ban. The action...
February 16, 2016 - 8:51pm
February 11, 2016
Taking the next step: Plans for Prairie View move forward in redevelopment
WORTHINGTON — The Okabena-Ocheda-Bella Clean Water Partnership Board took the next step Wednesday in its plans to convert the city’s Prairie...
February 11, 2016 - 8:23pm
February 8, 2016
Column: It's time to commit to clean water by 2050
By PAUL AUSTIN, GENE MERRIAM, DARBY NELSON and DAVE LEGVOLD Will this be the year Minnesota takes a huge step forward on water quality issues, or will it be a missed opportunity? Governor Dayton announced recently that he plans to call a water quality summit in late February to address...
February 8, 2016 - 5:27pm
February 1, 2016
Water & Light Commission talks water levels, lifting watering restrictions
WORTHINGTON — Except for a slight dip in one week’s readings, the entire month of January showed Worthington’s water levels in the Lake Bella wellfield continuing to rise. As of last Friday, the water levels in Well 26 were 7 feet, 10 inches above average — and nearly 18 feet...
February 1, 2016 - 9:25pm
January 31, 2016
‘Another Flint, Michigan’: Dayton vows to continue fight for clean water
WILLMAR — Stating that he’s not going to allow Minnesota to become “another Flint, Michigan on a larger geographic scale,’’ Gov. Mark Dayton vowed he would continue to fight for water quality improvements despite what he called his recent “dunking’’ on farm buffer...
January 31, 2016 - 8:58pm
January 20, 2016
Water rule veto does not end opposition
Opponents of the Obama administration’s efforts to regulate small bodies of water and streams pledge to continue fighting. President Barack Obama vetoed a congressional resolution that would have prevented enforcement of the Waters of the U.S. provision. “We must protect the waters...
January 20, 2016 - 9:36pm
January 18, 2016
Lewis & Clark tapped as best tasting water
TEA, S.D. — The Lewis & Clark Regional Water System won the best tasting water award at the taste test contest during the South Dakota Association of Rural Water Systems’ annual technical conference last week in Pierre. Lewis & Clark will now compete nationally at the...
January 18, 2016 - 7:43pm