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February 9, 2019
Radio-tagging of carp set to be done after ice-out on Lake Okabena
February 9, 2019 - 9:42am
January 12, 2019
Watershed to petition state to change boundary
January 12, 2019 - 8:31am
One Watershed One Plan draft open for public comment
January 12, 2019 - 8:01am
December 15, 2018
Carp control in Lake Okabena moves forward
December 15, 2018 - 9:42am
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
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