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Lake Okeechobee was at 15.56 feet above seal level on Sept. 29, as heavy rainfall continued... more
Where’s the help for Lake Okeechobee? That question remained unanswered at the Sept. 14 SFWMD meeting ,,, more
A little rain didn't stop the 2023 Okeechobee Labor Day Parade on Monday, Sept. 4.  more
NOAA satellite imagery indicates most of Lake Okeechobee has no or low potential for blue-green algal blooms ... more
The Florida Lottery has announced that a lottery ticket worth $3.75 million was sold at the Town Star gas station on SR 70 West in Okeechobee. more
The Moore Haven Lady Terriers varsity volleyball team started their season off with back-to-back wins this month. more
Claiming there have been threats against spraying contractors, FWC has stopped posting herbicide spraying plans online in advance ... more
Despite concerns about the nutrient load carried into Lake Okeechobee from Hurricane Ian in 2022 and the extreme hot weather this summer … more
OKEECHOBEE — Local veterans are seeking others interested in going on an Honor Flight. more
The Lakefront Estates project is moving forward. At the Aug. 8 meeting of the Glades County Commission, County Attorney Richard Pringle ... more
A presentation on the Lower Kissimmee Basin Stormwater Treatment Area Project (LKBSTA) is planned for 10 a.m. on Aug. 10 ... more
Lake Okeechobee continues its summer rise as heavy rainfall directly into the big lake adds to the inflow from the Kissimmee River basin. more
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has “banked” nearly 2 feet of extra water in Lake Okeechobee in the past year. more
Okeechobee Music Festival will take 2024 as a fallow year. Soundslinger plans to bring it back stronger, better, and reminiscent of the first OMF in 2016 ... more
A Glades County man was injured Monday, July 31 while trying to rescue his dog from an alligator. more
This fall, thousands of Glades-area students will be heading back to school with new... more
Algal blooms appear to be calming down on Lake Okeechobee, at least for now. The July 6 satellite image from NOAA … more
Lake Okeechobee continues to rise due to wet season rainfall. more
After more than six years of fighting through the court system, Myrtle Island Ranch and Sue Pearce finally succeeded in evicting Jeremy Hargett ... more
Lake O may be ripe for harmful algal blooms (HABs) this summer, but state agencies are working hard to prevent another “lost summer.” more
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