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Aquatic Invasive Species meeting Tuesday

April 16, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON The Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District, Lake Okabena Improvement Association and Heron Lake Watershed District will host an aquatic invasive species educational program at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Farmer’s Room of the Nobles County Government Center, 315 Tenth St., Worthington. Continue Reading

DNR confirms zebra mussels in Lake Minnewaska, adds it and Lake Emily to list of infested waters

July 27, 2012 in West Central Tribune

GLENWOOD – The DNR has confirmed the presence of zebra mussels in Lake Minnewaska and is adding it and Lake Emily to the state’s list of infested waters. Continue Reading

DNR confirms zebra mussels in Lake Minnewaska, adds it and Lake Emily to list of infested waters

July 27, 2012 in West Central Tribune

GLENWOOD – The DNR has confirmed the presence of zebra mussels in Lake Minnewaska and is adding it and Lake Emily to the state’s list of infested waters. Continue Reading

City of Willmar, Minn., responds to recent aquatic center bacteria inquiries

July 17, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR The city of Willmar issued a statement today saying there are no health concerns at either Dorothy Olson Aquatic Center or the Rice Park Wading Pool and that all water quality tests are at acceptable levels.
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City responds to aquatic center bacteria inquiries

July 17, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR The city of Willmar issued a statement today saying there are no health concerns at either Dorothy Olson Aquatic Center or the Rice Park Wading Pool and that all water quality tests are at acceptable levels. Continue Reading

UPDATE 11 a.m.: Willmar, Minn., aquatic center has no health concerns

July 17, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR There has been no spike in swimming-related illnesses in the Willmar area, and the Dorothy Olson Aquatic Center will continue to operate as usual, city officials said today. Continue Reading

Aquatic Center to open as usual today

July 17, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR The Dorothy Olson Aquatic Center in Willmar will open at noon today as scheduled. Continue Reading

DNR says invasive species violation rates unacceptable

June 18, 2012 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says boaters are violating rules against aquatic invasive species at an unacceptable rate. Continue Reading

DNR hires invasive species specialist to serve west central Minnesota region

January 31, 2012 in West Central Tribune

HUTCHINSON Nicholas Brown will serve as the primary contact for aquatic invasive species (AIS) in a 13-county area of south-central Minnesota, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Continue Reading

Sued firm: Welding defect to blame for pool case

December 22, 2011 in The Daily Republic

A pool liner manufacturing company is disputing a judgment against it for a 2010 pool collapse in Mitchell. Continue Reading