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Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District

December 5, 2018
Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District Administrator Dan Livdahl (center) accepted the Watershed District Employee of the Year award from Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources Executive Director John Jaschke (left) during the Minnesota Association of Watershed Districts’ annual conference Friday in Alexandria. OOWD Board Manager Casey Ingenthron joined Jaschke in congratulating Livdahl. (Photo courtesy Ann Wessel / BWSR)
OOWD Administrator Livdahl earns state award
December 5, 2018 - 7:29am
November 17, 2018
Repair work has resumed on the Prairie View pond filters and spillway after late June flooding caused damage to the newly constructed water quality improvement project. (Tim Middagh / The Globe)
Repair work under way on Prairie View project
November 17, 2018 - 9:33am
October 20, 2018
City council moves Lake Okabena carp removal project forward
October 20, 2018 - 8:58am
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
April 18, 2018
This pair of carp were among nine captured during a one-hour electrofishing study conducted in October on Worthington's Lake Okabena. (Special to The Globe)
Second carp study planned on Lake Okabena
April 18, 2018 - 8:30am
March 24, 2018
Group prioritizes conservation needs in hopes for federal funds
March 24, 2018 - 9:45am
February 10, 2018
Murky waters: From carp to excess nutrients, Lake Okabena assessment continues
February 10, 2018 - 7:45am
February 3, 2018
Public lands, drainage spark Nobles County board discussion
February 3, 2018 - 8:45am
January 10, 2018
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 16, 2017
City, watershed talk maintenance of Prairie View project
December 16, 2017 - 11:01am
December 9, 2017
Watershed contracts with Ducks Unlimited for Ocheda dam project
December 9, 2017 - 7:16am
November 11, 2017
The iron sand filter constructed this fall on the former Prairie View Golf Links property isn’t working properly. (Tim Middagh/The Globe)
OOWD’s Prairie View project has setback
November 11, 2017 - 8:04am
September 23, 2017
Rolf Mahlberg, the 2017 Nobles County Conservationist of the Year, stands in a pollinator plot on his rural Worthington farm, with Lake Ocheda in the background. (Julie Buntjer / The Globe)
Mahlberg named Nobles County’s Conservationist of the Year
September 23, 2017 - 7:40am
September 13, 2017
Lake Ocheda drawdown could happen next fall
September 13, 2017 - 8:12am
September 8, 2017
Watershed District to assess carp populations in Lake Okabena
September 8, 2017 - 3:04pm
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