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County board has work session

February 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — The new county assessor and updates on drainage and road projects were all hot topics at Wednesday’s Nobles County Board work session at Ben Lee’s Cafe in downtown Worthington.
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County board has work session

February 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — The new county assessor and updates on drainage and road projects were all hot topics at Wednesday’s Nobles County Board work session at Ben Lee’s Cafe in downtown Worthington.
Nobles County is currently in the early stages of a …continue reading on dglobe.com

New tiling technique stores water, nutrients in soil

August 29, 2013 in Uncategorized

LUVERNE — Farmers across the country use nitrogen and phosphorus to build nutrient-rich soil to maximize crop yields, but those same nutrients are being blamed on the growing dead zone around the base of the Mississippi River in the Gulf of Mexico.L…continue reading on dglobe.com

New tiling technique stores water, nutrients in soil

August 29, 2013 in Uncategorized

LUVERNE — Farmers across the country use nitrogen and phosphorus to build nutrient-rich soil to maximize crop yields, but those same nutrients are being blamed on the growing dead zone around the base of the Mississippi River in the Gulf of Mexico.L…continue reading on dglobe.com

Koch Meadow Hills drainage issue haunts new Dickinson subdivision’s development

July 17, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

In a small town that’s growing, reputation matters. In an attempt to get rezoning, planned unit development and preliminary plat approval for Northern Meadow Hills at Wednesday’s regular Planning and Zoning Commission meeting at City Hall, investors hit a snag because of drainage issues in Koch Meadow Hills which has affected neighbors. Continue Reading

Drainage issue unresolved

July 9, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

Landowner hires attorney; says watershed rules don’t applyWORTHINGTON The Okabena-Ocheda Watershed District may find itself in a legal battle over what it considers to be a violation of watershed rules in Sections 8 and 9 of Indian Lake Township. Continue Reading

Expert: Drainage solutions are complex

April 23, 2013 in The Daily Republic

There are no simple answers to the state’s drainage issues, said Chris Hay, an assistant professor and water management engineer at South Dakota State University, at Monday’s meeting of the Regional Watershed Advisory Task Force. Continue Reading

State climatologist says weather changing more rapidly

April 23, 2013 in The Daily Republic

South Dakota’s climate has become more volatile and could make flooding and drainage issues more difficult to manage in the future, a climate expert said Monday.
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Future of drainage task force cloudy; Vehle’s bill was nixed in Pierre

February 20, 2013 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE If House Speaker Brian Gosch, R-Rapid City, has his way, the state’s drainage task force will be scrapped.
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Drainage bill sounds alarm in agriculture

February 18, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Legislation to standardize drainage permits statewide rejected but opens big debate.
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