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Area farmers learning from cover crop plantings

November 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

OKABENA — Thursday’s Cover Crops Field Day in Okabena included a panel of Jackson County farmers Jerry Ackermann and Dave Christoffer, as well as Nobles County farmer Jerry Perkins.
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Image: Best in slow

July 4, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

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Clearly better

June 6, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

Water clarity of Lake Okabena best since testing began in 1998WORTHINGTON While most visitors to Sailboard Beach this weekend will be looking out over the water, they may want to look down as well. Water clarity in the local lake has been the best it has ever been since a testing program was initiated in 1998. Continue Reading

Lake Okabena clean-up Sunday

May 7, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON The Lake Okabena Improvement Association will host its annual clean-up around Lake Okabena from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday. Continue Reading

Image: Ice Out

April 3, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

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Image: Spring has landed

March 21, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

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Image: Nature’s sauna

February 19, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

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Region ready for explosive Fourth

June 29, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Pioneer Village among many hosting holiday events
WORTHINGTON This Fourth of July marks the 25th annual melodrama during the Old Fashioned Independence Day Celebration at Pioneer Village. Continue Reading

Not so steamy for a Deep Freeze Dip

February 10, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Strong winds combined with much colder temperatures causes steam to roll off an area of open water on the south side of Lake Okabena Friday afternoon in Worthington. Forecasts for today’s Deep Freeze Dip, as part of WInterfest in Worthington, indicate conditions should again be cold and breezy. (Brian Korthals/Daily Globe)
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Heron Lake, Okabena to mark Fourth with celebrations

July 1, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

HERON LAKE Heron Lake and Okabena are just a few miles apart, and the two communities have planned complementary festivals this weekend.
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