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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
October 6, 2018
Prairie View repairs hoped to be completed this fall
October 6, 2018 - 9:30am
September 8, 2018
Carp removal project considered on Worthington’s Lake Okabena
September 8, 2018 - 10:11am
August 11, 2018
Jeff Strom, with Wenck Associates, holds up one of the carp captured during electrofishing on Worthington's Lake Okabena last month. (Submitted photo)
Survey says Lake Okabena has too many carp
August 11, 2018 - 10:01am
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 20, 2018
Column: Birds come, birds go; records of early-day regional birds are scarce
July 20, 2018 - 10:43pm
June 30, 2018
FULL STORY: Council finalizes list of sales tax projects
June 30, 2018 - 7:01am
June 22, 2018
A portion of a dock at Lake Okabena in Worthington is underwater after a period of nearly 24-hours of consistent rainfall mid-week. (Tim Middagh/The Globe)
Sheriff issues no wake zone at Lake Okabena
June 22, 2018 - 9:07am
June 9, 2018
Proposed projects target cleaning water before it reaches Sunset Bay
June 9, 2018 - 9:00am
Terms worked out for Worthington’s next sales tax
June 9, 2018 - 7:45am
Pictured is Sunset Bay in Worthington. Floating islands were added in an attempt to improve the bay's water quality. (Karl Evers-Hillstrom / The Globe)
Council members interested in dredging Sunset Bay
June 9, 2018 - 7:10am
June 8, 2018
Column: Civil War nurse living on Okabena’s shore was popular early-day figure
June 8, 2018 - 10:57pm
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
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