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Cleaning up Tioga’s oil spill

October 17, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

TIOGA Alarm bells went off for Eric Haugstad as the Tesoro official listened to the conference call from San Antonio. Continue Reading

Stump grinding bid re-awarded

August 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — The bid for grinding the stumps left from tree damage caused by the April ice ice storm has been re-awarded to another company.At the July 8 city council meeting, the bid was awarded to Prairie Landscaping for $41,034. However, Prairie…continue reading on dglobe.com

Cleaning Killdeer: Volunteers come together to clear storm aftermath from airport

July 13, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

KILLDEER A few days after a powerful storm wreaked havoc on the Dunn County Airport, volunteers pitched in Saturday to remove debris from around the complex. Continue Reading

FEMA backs away from reimbursements

June 25, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

Some city work in April ice storm might not be coveredWORTHINGTON Even though they were told differently, cities in southwest Minnesota may not be reimbursed for regular work hours related to April’s ice storm. Continue Reading

City-wide cleanup date set by council

May 28, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

Additional tree cleanup money allotedWORTHINGTON The date for the anticipated city-wide cleanup was set during Tuesday night’s regular city council meeting. Continue Reading

Final debris pass begins May 28

May 20, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON As the city of Worthington looks to continue the process of final cleanup, the city’s debris contractor will start the final pass for vegetative debris on May 28. Continue Reading

Legislature OKs ice storm funding

May 20, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL The Minnesota Legislature decided to renovate the state Capitol building, help communities fight floods, give veterans a new facility and provide disaster assistance Monday night as it ended its 2013 session. Continue Reading

Oil companies continue litter cleanup efforts

May 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

TIOGA Volunteers from oil and gas companies will clean up litter from roadways in Tioga today, continuing the North Dakota Petroleum Council’s Pick Up the Patch initiative that has already involved 500 employees this spring. Continue Reading

Tree trouble

May 15, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

Removal and reimbursement discussed with FEMAWORTHINGTON After discussions with representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the city of Worthington will take a closer look at the way its storm-damaged trees are being trimmed around town. Continue Reading

Talking Trash: From mattresses to car batteries, Dickinson sees littering taken to new heights

May 10, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The white dots of bags and cans along the green ditches. The smashed fast food cups along the curbs. Fences full of plastic. This trash is more than an eyesore on the landscape. It can be a fire hazard. And people don’t just throw away paper and plastic. Car batteries and mattresses have been seen along roads and near Patterson Lake Recreational Area. Continue Reading