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February 10, 2013
Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District Administrator Dan Livdahl (left) and manager Les Johnson check the water and ice depth on the middle basin of Lake Ocheda. (Brian Korthals/Daily Globe)
Watershed prepares for invasives
February 10, 2013 - 9:20pm
January 4, 2012
Brian Korthals/Daily Globe
Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District administrator Dan Livdahl stands near an area of erosion on Okabena Creek Wednesday afternoon in Worthington.
Watershed ID's projects to benefit Lake Okabena
January 4, 2012 - 8:15pm
November 16, 2011
Watershed plan moves forward
November 16, 2011 - 7:50pm
December 8, 2010
Representatives of the Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District pose with 50th anniversary plaques received from the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources and the Minnesota Association of Watershed Districts. Pictured are Nobles County Commissioner Gene Foth (from left) and OOWD board members Jim Mc Gowan, Les Johnson, Rolf Mahlberg, Jeff Rogers, OOWD Administrator Dan Livdahl and Jeff Williamson. (Julie Buntjer/Daily Globe)
Watershed district marks 50 years
December 8, 2010 - 8:58pm
September 22, 2010
Jim Joens (center) recently completed a terracing project on his land with cost-share provided through the Kanaranzi-Little Rock Watershed District's $300,000 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds. Joining him are Assistant State Conservationist Gary Watson (from left), Jay Murphy, Dawn Madison, Brad Harberts, John Brach, Stephanie McLain and Kurt Halfmann.
Tour highlights conservation projects completed with stimulus funds
September 22, 2010 - 9:50pm
September 20, 2010
Nicole Burkard (left) and Lloyd Kalfs were 2010 summer interns in the Heron Lake Watershed District. They are standing next to one of the Best Management Practices signs erected at a project funded with a Clean Water Partnership grant.
Following the money
September 20, 2010 - 10:25pm
June 18, 2010
Kanaranzi-Little Rock Watershed District board member Connie Frahm stands in front of some recently terraced farmland in Rock County.
Watershed gets stimulus boost
June 18, 2010 - 9:42pm
May 19, 2010
Brian Korthals/Daily Globe
A tree swallow sits on top of a birdhouse at Lake Bella Park, where a grant to enhance grasslands will benefit wildlife.
Watershed receives grant
May 19, 2010 - 8:25pm
File Photo: Mark Kinseth stands on Lower Gar Road in Milford, Iowa, Thursday. The Army Corps of Engineers is debating whether to destroy the road, following authorization of emergency measures by Iowa Gov. Chet Culver, in order to prevent flooding and property damage. (Kari Lucin/Daily Globe)
Update: Road will be breached near Milford to alleviate flooding worries
March 19, 2010 - 12:00am
Brief: Presenting drainage study findings
February 19, 2010 - 12:00am
February 12, 2010
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These photos, taken by Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District Administrator Dan Livdahl show the effects of an algae bloom on Lake Okabena. This photo was taken along Sailboard Beach in September 2008.
Lake algae a concern
February 12, 2010 - 12:00am
November 27, 2009
Rock River Watershed receives grant to address manure management
November 27, 2009 - 12:00am
September 23, 2009
Standing with the $245,000 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act payment to the Kanaranzi-Little Rock Watershed District are NRCS staff Dawn Madison (from left), Rock County SWCD's Kurt Halfmann, landowners Sandy and Les Henning, Nobles SWCD board chair Lynn Darling, landowner Jim Joens, State Conservationist William Hunt, NRCS staff Brad Harberts, landowner Mark Slater, NRCS Marshall field office conservationist Gary Watson, landowner Connie Frahm and Nobles NRCS district conservationist Stephanie McLain.
Watershed funds arrive
September 23, 2009 - 12:00am
December 20, 2008
Sharing in the work to create a joint water management plan in Nobles County are Kathy Henderscheidt (front left) of Nobles County, Jane Steffl of Nobles SWCD, Dan Livdahl of Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District, and (back left) Wayne Smith of Environmental Services, Jim McGowan of Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District, and Kevin Norskog of Kanaranzi-Little Rock Watershed District.
Nobles County honored with new conservation award
December 20, 2008 - 12:00am
September 24, 2008
Brief: Lake restoration in the works
September 24, 2008 - 12:00am