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January 15, 2011
In this undated photo, a buck crosses Shakopee Creek, which is part of the county's drainage ditch system. The county is conducting a redetermination of benefits on drainage ditches to ensure landowners who benefit from ditches are paying their share to manage and maintain the ditches. Submitted
Blessings are sought prior to vital review of ditch systems proceeds
January 15, 2011 - 12:00am
Loren Engelby of the Kandiyohi County Public Works Department addresses an audience Tuesday during the Grass Lake stakeholders meeting at the Kandiyohi County Health and Human Services Building in Willmar. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Grass Lake restoration discussed at meeting attended by stakeholders
September 15, 2010 - 12:00am
September 13, 2010
This aerial photo depicts what the restored Grass Lake basin would look like. Highway 71 is the major road visible at the far left, and the Highway 71/23 Bypass is the road at an angle immediately adjacent to the basin in the left of the photo. The city of Willmar is no longer participating in the restoration project with Kandiyohi County and other agencies because the city will not receive credit from the state for using Grass Lake to filter pollutants from storm water runoff before the water enters Lak...
State says city won't get storm water credits for Grass Lake project, but project planning continues
September 13, 2010 - 12:00am
May 3, 2010
This biofilter was installed last year near the Willmar Senior High School. Water from a county tile system is intercepted and allowed to seep through a bed of wood chips in the biofilter to remove nitrates before the water is returned to the drainage system. (Submitted photo)
New field drainage systems designed to reduce flow of sediment, nitrates
May 3, 2010 - 12:00am
October 8, 2008
Olson Lake to be drained
October 8, 2008 - 12:00am
September 17, 2008
Grant will be used to help monitor water quality, levels of local lake
September 17, 2008 - 12:00am