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Data: Feb. 21, 2019
Tiny new moon discovered around Neptune
Public hearing on education is Friday in Windom
SWMC announces two Wednesday cancellations
Hamilton supports tax relief for seniors
Wild send Charlie Coyle to Boston for center Ryan Donato, 5th-round pick
SHIPLEY: Wild officially moving on. Are you ready?
Section 3A boys basketball: Southwest Christian No. 1 seed in south
Gymnastics: Worthington back again at state
WATCH: Minnesota Gophers' hockey press conference for Feb. 20.
’Ultimate Chamber Mixer’ set for Feb. 26
GreatLIFE to host open house with new leaders
Knutson: ‘Why write about it?’ Cultured meat story raises questions
Boundaries are important when responding to work communication after hours
Family makes tough decision to sell cows
Place a Business Announcement
Letter: New York law destroys life instead of preserving it
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Letter: Cummings responds to Globe editorial
Column: What is alternative about the ALC?
Letter: Let’s keep Shopko part of the exciting things happening here
Beverly Irene Wallace
Dennis G. Brouwer
Joseph G. Henning
Donald "Andy" Slone
Family Fun at Home & Lifestyle Show
Four Legionnaires' disease cases linked to Crookston hotel
Disheveled Theologian: Of lobsters and love
Projects still sought for mission trip to Worthington
Even in winter, Luverne Loop lures outdoor enthusiasts
out and about
Bill and Lorraine Duitsman
Dale & Kathy Solt
Air quality remains good in N.D./Minn.
MNIT seeks funds to protect Minnesotans' data
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
February 9, 2019
Radio-tagging of carp set to be done after ice-out on Lake Okabena
WORTHINGTON — Radio-tagging of carp in Worthington’s Lake Okabena will begin shortly after ice-out as the Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District begins a nearly two-year study on carp populations, their spawning areas and gathering habits. The information collected from tracking the...
February 9, 2019 - 9:42am
January 12, 2019
Watershed to petition state to change boundary
WORTHINGTON — The Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District board of managers on Tuesday adopted a resolution to petition the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources for a boundary change. Discussed for more than a year, the change — if approved — will result in approximately 6.4...
January 12, 2019 - 8:31am
One Watershed One Plan draft open for public comment
WORTHINGTON — After more than two years of collaborative work between six counties, their soil and water conservation districts and two watershed districts, a draft of the Missouri River One Watershed, One Plan (1W1P) is now open for a 60-day review and comment period.
January 12, 2019 - 8:01am
December 15, 2018
Carp control in Lake Okabena moves forward
WORTHINGTON — A joint powers board comprised of representatives from the Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District and the Worthington City Council voted Thursday to fund carp population control activities in Lake Okabena.
December 15, 2018 - 9:42am
December 5, 2018
OOWD Administrator Livdahl earns state award
WORTHINGTON — Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District Administrator Dan Livdahl was honored as the state’s 2018 Outstanding Watershed District...
December 5, 2018 - 7:29am
November 17, 2018
Repair work under way on Prairie View project
WORTHINGTON — Uncooperative weather had caused delays in repairs to the water filtration project at the former Prairie View Golf Links this...
November 17, 2018 - 9:33am
October 20, 2018
City council moves Lake Okabena carp removal project forward
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington City Council gave the green light and $52,000 in financial support to a proposed carp population control project aimed at reducing Lake Okabena’s carp density to in an effort to promote a healthier, cleaner lake.
October 20, 2018 - 8:58am
October 6, 2018
Prairie View repairs hoped to be completed this fall
WORTHINGTON — Repairs to the Prairie View water filtration system are anticipated to be addressed this month, but with current high water levels and a chance for rain in the forecast nearly every day in the next week, time will tell. Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District Manager Les...
October 6, 2018 - 9:30am
September 8, 2018
Carp removal project considered on Worthington’s Lake Okabena
WORTHINGTON — The number of carp in Worthington’s Lake Okabena and Sunset Bay has Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District managers discussing options to tag, track and remove the roughfish from the basins. During its Tuesday meeting, the board heard a presentation from Tom Langer, an...
September 8, 2018 - 10:11am
Yucky muck: It takes a village to improve lake health
WORTHINGTON — Since late June, water quality and clarity in Worthington’s Lake Okabena has struggled. It isn’t uncommon to see blue-green...
August 8, 2018 - 7:01am
July 14, 2018
Spillway structure at Prairie View fails during deluge; fault being determined
WORTHINGTON — Heavy rains and fast-moving waters have caused significant damage to the new spillway built last fall on the former Prairie View...
July 14, 2018 - 10:15am
May 12, 2018
Conservation talk dominates Farm Bill listening session
WORTHINGTON — Of the 12 titles that fall under the federal farm bill, it was the conservation title that drew the most discussion during a...
May 12, 2018 - 7:30am
March 10, 2018
Lake Ocheda drawdown likely on hold this year
WORTHINGTON — It’s unlikely that a drawdown of Lake Ocheda south of Worthington will happen this fall, Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District Administrator Dan Livdahl announced Tuesday during a meeting of the watershed’s board of managers. The district had hoped to receive a completed...
March 10, 2018 - 9:11am
Lake Ocheda plan approved
WORTHINGTON — After hosting three listening sessions, followed by a public hearing with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, the...
January 10, 2018 - 9:15am
December 9, 2017
Watershed contracts with Ducks Unlimited for Ocheda dam project
WORTHINGTON — Members of the Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District voted Tuesday to commit up to $80,000 for Ducks Unlimited to create a final design for dam renovations on Lake Ocheda. DU had provided the district with an initial cost estimate during the planning process for a lake...
December 9, 2017 - 7:16am