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Down in the dumps

October 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — When Dennis Hibma is out mowing road ditches in Bigelow Township in July and October, he sees more than the patches of Big Bluestem and colorful prairie flowers in bloom.

He often finds unsightly items like discarded mattresses, ru…continue reading on dglobe.com

MnDOT advises farmers that crews are mowing highway rights of way

June 25, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Farmers planning to hay ditches are advised to mow along the highway right of way as Minnesota Department of Transportation crews have begun to mow in the area. The department mows the first cut of grass nearest the road surface once it reaches a height of 18 inches, because it can block motorists’ vision, and create other safety problems. Continue Reading

ASK YOUR GOVERNMENT: Farm shelterbelts have always been voluntary

June 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A Grand Forks reader wonders whether it’s legal for farmers to remove shelterbelts or burn ditches. Continue Reading

Blessings are sought prior to vital review of ditch systems proceeds

January 14, 2011 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR The county is seeking the blessing of nearly 300 landowners to conduct a redetermination of benefits and assessments for two drainage ditch systems, including one that hasn’t been adjusted to reflect changes in technology and property benefits for 103 years.
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Blessings are sought prior to vital review of ditch systems proceeds

January 14, 2011 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR The county is seeking the blessing of nearly 300 landowners to conduct a redetermination of benefits and assessments for two drainage ditch systems, including one that hasn’t been adjusted to reflect changes in technology and property benefits for 103 years.
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Blessings are sought prior to vital review of ditch systems proceeds

January 14, 2011 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR The county is seeking the blessing of nearly 300 landowners to conduct a redetermination of benefits and assessments for two drainage ditch systems, including one that hasn’t been adjusted to reflect changes in technology and property benefits for 103 years.
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Blessings are sought prior to vital review of ditch systems proceeds

January 14, 2011 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR The county is seeking the blessing of nearly 300 landowners to conduct a redetermination of benefits and assessments for two drainage ditch systems, including one that hasn’t been adjusted to reflect changes in technology and property benefits for 103 years.
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Property owners request ditch clean-out

November 23, 2010 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON At the request of two property owners, Nobles County commissioners on Tuesday authorized the public works department to conduct a clean-out of County Ditch 5 southwest of Reading. The work will likely be done in the spring or early summer of 2011. Continue Reading

Intersection project approved by Kandiyohi County Board

August 3, 2010 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR The final leg of the three-legged stool was put in place Tuesday when the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners approved an agreement with the city of Willmar and Minnesota Department of Transportation to revamp an intersection on the north edge of town near the Health and Human Services Buil-ding. Willmar City Council approved the project Monday.
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