Rock Creek News


06/27/2018 05:06 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Major flooding misses Pipestone County 

Pipestone County dodged a bullet last week when it received only minor flooding for one morning, while counties south and east would declare states of emergency by the week's end. The worst of the flooding happened the morning of Thursday, June 21, following the heaviest rain the day before.


11/21/2017 11:37 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Draft Little Rock Creek Area plan released for public review 

There are clear indications that groundwater use is affecting stream flows in Little Rock Creek. Little Rock Creek is an important coldwater trout stream, which flows through the Little Rock Creek area.


01/05/2017 07:17 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Low water later: Little Rock Lake drawdown postponed 

Low water later: Little Rock Lake drawdown postponed Lake advocates still plan to lower water level in 2018 to improve water clarity Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2017/01/05/low-water-later-little-rock-lake-drawdown-postponed/96197410/ Docks and boats line the shore of Little Rock Lake as fish houses dot the lake Thursday, Jan. 5, near Rice.The DNR is postponing a drawdown of the lake to help reduce phosphorus and improve water quality until 2018. A plan to temporarily lower the water level of Little Rock Lake to improve its water quality has been postponed until 2018.


09/16/2016 12:23 PM  ~~~Source~~~
1 Killed, 2 Injured in Crash near Pine City 

The Minnesota State Patrol says a GMC Pickup was heading east on Highway 70 in Rock Creek around 1:30 a.m., when it broadsided a Buick LeSabre that was crossing the highway from County Road 23. Twenty-five-year-old Garrett Stevens of Rush City, Minnesota, was driving the Buick.