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No help means no business: Excel Cleaners shutting down; owners cite employee retention challenges as cause

September 12, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

People in and around Dickinson will soon need to travel a much longer distance for their dry cleaning needs. 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

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

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

County, college talk of collaborating on retention pond

June 7, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON As Minnesota West Community and Technical College continues to seek partners to help fund a regional stormwater retention pond for its Worthington campus, the project could be delayed until 2013 to capitalize on a potential collaboration with Nobles County. Continue Reading

Retention pond considered

April 12, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

Minnesota West seeks funding for construction
WORTHINGTON Storm water flowing into Lake Okabena from the northwest may soon be carrying less sediment if Minnesota West Community and Technical College receives funding approval for construction of a storm water retention pond on the Worthington campus. Continue Reading

Five methods to keep your best employees

April 10, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press

Voluntary employee turnover was low as America waited through the storm of “The Great Recession.” After surviving layoffs and news of record levels of unemployment, employees were thankful to have any job. But as the country emerges from the recession, the workforce may be facing a tidal wave of employee turnover. Continue Reading

OUR OPINION: Peterson’s idea could transform valley

August 30, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

For all of these reasons, scientists, elected officials and the public in both Minnesota and North Dakota should start paying close attention. The water-retention idea is enormous and could dramatically change valley communities’ flood risks. Continue Reading