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August 8, 2018
Dead and decaying algae collects along the rocky shoreline at Sailboard Beach Monday. Rising water temperatures and high levels of phosphorus in the lake lead to multiple algal blooms on Lake Okabena each year. (Julie Buntjer / The Globe)
Yucky muck: It takes a village to improve lake health
August 8, 2018 - 7:01am
July 14, 2018
A view of the Flexamat spillway on the Prairie View property shows where the mat was undermined by heavy water flow, and where the mat ripped apart at the seams. (Special to The Globe)
Spillway structure at Prairie View fails during deluge; fault being determined
July 14, 2018 - 10:15am
May 12, 2018
Pipestone County farmer and National Association of Conservation Districts board member Ian Cunningham (far right) discusses conservation programming he'd like to see in the next Farm Bill with U.S. Sen. Tina Smith's staff (far left) during a listening session Thursday in Worthington. (Julie Buntjer / The Globe)
Conservation talk dominates Farm Bill listening session
May 12, 2018 - 7:30am
March 10, 2018
Lake Ocheda drawdown likely on hold this year
March 10, 2018 - 9:11am
This photo of the Lake Ocheda dam was taken in October 2012, during a drought year. The wooden stop logs to the left will be replaced with aluminum logs during the renovation project, while the small concrete wall to the right of the stop logs will be removed. A fish barrier will also be added to the structure. (Special to The Globe)
Lake Ocheda plan approved
January 10, 2018 - 9:15am
December 9, 2017
Watershed contracts with Ducks Unlimited for Ocheda dam project
December 9, 2017 - 7:16am
August 17, 2017
Okabena-Ocheda Watershed Tour offered Aug. 31
August 17, 2017 - 8:52am
April 5, 2017
Bid letting anticipated soon on Prairie View project
April 5, 2017 - 8:31pm
April 17, 2011
Brian Korthals/Daily Globe
This sight of a farmer's tillage equipment encroaching on the public right-of-way was found in Bigelow Township. County and township officials plan to crack down on farmers who plow and plant too close to the road.
The farmer's encroachment
April 17, 2011 - 8:30pm
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
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
November 21, 2009
Paul Langseth stands on the bank of Lake Ocheda, which he hopes to protect from further erosion.
Saving the shoreline
November 21, 2009 - 12:00am
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