Drone Photos of Flood Waters

Drone Photos of Flood Waters

These photos were taken by the Pipestone County drone on behalf of Murray County Emergency Management on July 5, 2018.    If these photos are used in the media, please credit Murray County Emergency Managment. To view the photos, click on any …

Heron Lake Watershed District Survey

Heron Lake Watershed District Survey

Please click on the “Take Our Survey” button to give input on the West Fork Des Moines River Survey being conducted by the Heron Lake Watershed District. The survey is to help receive public input on planning efforts. The Des Moines River watershed …

Recycling – Small Effort Big Impact

Recycling – Small Effort Big Impact

The Southwest Regional Waste Commission has created a new website to make it easier for you to have a big impact on recycling with little effort! It includes information for Cottonwood, Jackson, Lac qui Parle, Lincoln, Lyon, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, Redwood-Renville, Rock and Yellow …

Chandler-Lake Wilson Tornado (1992)

Chandler-Lake Wilson Tornado (1992)

Chandler-Lake Wilson Tornado (1992) On June 16, 1992, an F5 tornado devastated the towns of Chandler and Lake Wilson in Murray County. It was the most powerful tornado recorded in the US that year and the eighth F5 to touch down in Minnesota, …

Snowmobile Safety Certification

Snowmobile Safety Certification

Slayton DriftBreakers Snowmobile Club Youth Snowmobile Safety Certification Step 1. Complete The online course at snowmobilecourse.com for ($29.95 fee) OR go to snowmobile-ed.com for a ($29.50 fee) Print off completed voucher and bring to Review / Driving Test day Step 2. Complete the Review …

Murray County Buffer Ordinance

Murray County Buffer Ordinance

Minnesota Buffer Law Minnesota’s buffer law establishes new perennial vegetation buffers of up to 50 feet along lakes, rivers, and streams and buffers of 16.5 feet along ditches. These buffers will help filter out phosphorus, nitrogen and sediment. The deadline for implementation …