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Storm water ponds act as instructional tool

October 4, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Dan Hebl, a life science teacher at Two Harbors High School, has been taking seventh-grade classes outside to observe ecosystems for more than a decade. Historically, he has chosen a body of water for the kids to study, which until a few years ago was Skunk Creek in Two Harbors. Continue Reading

Frozen Ole hockey this weekend

January 8, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Pond Hockey Championships, entertainment will be held at the Viking Plaza Mall parking lot Friday and Saturday. Continue Reading

Pond work

December 13, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Workers from Worthington Excavating use heavy equipment to line the bottom of the new regional stormwater retention pond with Sioux quartzite boulders which will catch t and retain sediment. Continue Reading

Partners break ground on regional retention pond

August 28, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Project hoped to improve water quality in runoff before reaching Lake Okabena
WORTHINGTON A ceremonial tossing of dirt Tuesday morning marked the start of construction on a regional water retention pond on the south end of the Minnesota West Community and Technical College campus in Worthington. Continue Reading

Police: ‘Unknown medical event’ caused Cabela’s pond crash

August 28, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Cause of death found to be asphyxiation by drowning Continue Reading

School district votes on retention pond

August 21, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON The regional storm water retention pond project being built on the Worthington campus of Minnesota West Community and Technical College got a $10,000 boost from Independent School District 518 Tuesday night. Continue Reading

Officials: Don’t overreact to Cabela’s pond crash

August 14, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Mayor, public safety chief say no additional safety needed.
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Retention pond gets support

August 13, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

City approves $31,000 contribution to project
WORTHINGTON Another $31,000 of hospital sale proceeds was spent Monday night after Worthington City Council members approved a contribution to the regional storm water retention pond project under construction on the Worthington campus of Minnesota West Community and Technical College. Continue Reading

Officials await autopsy results in fatal pond crash

August 10, 2012 in The Daily Republic

It could be three weeks before autopsy results provide investigators with clues as to what may have caused a 61-year-old woman to apparently lose control of her car and fatally crash into a pond outside Cabela’s Thursday. Continue Reading

Area woman dies when vehicle crashes into Cabela’s Pond

August 10, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Murky water slows rescue efforts.
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