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From the heart: Benefit is Sunday for family expecting baby with HLHS
Your tax dollars at work: A glimpse at what city, county and school officials are paid
Expert learning: Research updates for ag professionals
Waste or recycle: How will you use your phone book?
MW wrestling: Preuss 0-2 at Ridgewater Open
Prep roundup: Pipestone Area wins Big South Conference wrestling tournament; Three Trojans seniors place first
WHS hockey: Waseca sweeps hockey doubleheader in Worthington
MW basketball: Bluejays win, Lady Jays fall against MState-Fergus Falls
Boys basketball: Trojans turn up the heat in second half
Column: What happened to the honeymoon?
Column: Tillerson's foreign policy -- Russia first
Column: WCS giving boost to Feed My Starving Children
Column: Jan. 23-27 is Paraprofessionals Recognition Week
Column: The double standard in how journalists cover the news
Roger A. Voss
Eldon H. Pomerenke
Francis "Fritz" Fett
Herb chicken and mushrooms easy, elegant dinner favorite
A fast-food salad you’ll want to make at home
Column: Nose for news and all other noses once were pressed into these
Paulzines embrace adoption, finalize fourth in November
Disheveled Theologian: A 'd-icey' adventure
out and about
Five generations: Ebeling family
Wachter 95th birthday
Data: Jan. 16, 2017
Public Notice of operating budge for 2017 fiscal year
Data: Jan. 14, 2017
Data: Jan. 13, 2017
Notice and order for hearing on petition for descent of property of Judy L. Anderson
January 4, 2016
Volkswagen faces billions in penalties as U.S. sues for environment violations
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Justice Department Monday filed a civil lawsuit against Volkswagen AG for allegedly violating the Clean Air Act by installing...
January 4, 2016 - 3:26pm
December 15, 2015
LCCMR seeks proposals for $50 million in project funding
ST. PAUL — The Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources (LCCMR) has issued its 2017 Request for Proposal (RFP) for funding from Minnesota’s Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund beginning July 1, 2017. The Trust Fund represents the money that, since its inception...
December 15, 2015 - 3:39pm
October 9, 2015
U.S. court places hold on clean water rule nationwide
WASHINGTON — A U.S. court Friday issued an order temporarily blocking the implementation of a federal water rule across the country, the latest in a series of legal setbacks for Obama administration environmental regulations. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit granted...
October 9, 2015 - 10:05pm
September 23, 2015
Pope Francis focuses on environment, poverty and migrants at White House
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — Pope Francis Wednesday urged the United States to help tackle climate change and touched on other divisive U.S. political...
September 23, 2015 - 8:35pm
Letter: MPCA citizens' board should be restored
By Brad Trom, Blooming Prairie I am glad to know that State Senator Dan Sparks wants to see the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Citizens’ Board restored, but his voting record doesn’t indicate that he did anything to try and keep it from being abolished. 1. In Conference...
September 23, 2015 - 5:31pm
May 27, 2015
Building up the bison: State funds awarded to create herd at Minneopa State Park
LUVERNE — One of the bills signed into law by Gov. Mark Dayton last Friday dedicates $46.3 million to environment and natural resources projects...
May 27, 2015 - 8:25pm
May 25, 2015
So this is what science is for
ST. PAUL — Students from Glacier Hills Elementary School saw firsthand this month how environmental scientists engineer solutions to tough...
May 25, 2015 - 8:43pm
May 20, 2015
Letter: Crackdown needed on factory farms' pollution
By Brad Trom, Blooming Prairie They are some of the worst air polluters in the country and the Environmental Protection Agency isn’t doing anything about it. Who are they? The 20,000 factory farms in the U.S. that are home to billions of abused animals that are often cramped...
May 20, 2015 - 4:42pm
March 30, 2015
Letter: An answer to a question about global warming
By Phil Drietz, Delhi The author of the March 11 letter “Casting doubt on manmade global warming” asks the question: “What if those who claim that there is global warming caused by man are wrong?” Here’s an answer: I remember about five to six years ago when environmentalists...
March 30, 2015 - 4:43pm
March 23, 2015
Column: Farmers are losing the battle of public perception
By BRUCE PETERSON, Minnesota Corn Growers Association NORTHFIELD — Earlier this month, Gov. Mark Dayton introduced legislation that would require 50-foot buffer strips along all Minnesota waterways, including ditches and waterways that flow only periodically during the year. A...
March 23, 2015 - 3:49pm
March 16, 2015
High-speed rail plan advances
ST. PAUL — Environmental impact statements are planned for options of proposed high-speed passenger rail service between the Twin Cities and Rochester. The Minnesota Department of Transportation said Monday that the proposal will undergo a two-step environmental study. Eight potential...
March 16, 2015 - 8:44pm
February 20, 2015
Iowa DNR investigates fuel spill on frozen Des Moines River
ESTHERVILLE, Iowa — Iowa Department of Natural Resources officials say about 100 gallons of fuel has pooled on top of a frozen section of the Des Moines River. DNR spokesman Kevin Baskins said E-85 fuel overflowed Friday as a tank at an Estherville service station was being filled....
February 20, 2015 - 9:45pm
February 13, 2015
Clean and green: Two WHS students take environmental advocacy message to St. Paul
WORTHINGTON — Worthington High School senior Adyiam Kimbrough and junior Kenneth Garcia spent Groundhog Day at the state capitol lobbying for...
February 13, 2015 - 10:12pm
September 17, 2014
Column: Clean water proposal aims to help farmers
By KEN KOPOCIS, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency WASHINGTON — When Congress passed the Clean Water Act in 1972, it didn’t just defend the mighty Mississippi or the Great Lakes; it also protected smaller streams and wetlands from pollution. The law recognized that to have...
September 17, 2014 - 3:32pm
September 7, 2014
Iowa landowners want details of proposed pipeline route
SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Iowa landowners want to see the details of a proposed oil pipeline that would carry crude oil from North Dakota across the state to Illinois. Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners has said the 1,100-mile pipeline would likely go through 17 Iowa counties as it...
September 7, 2014 - 8:55pm