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'Depression is not your identity': Duluth student shares struggles with mental illness, advocates for more resources
Camp Ripley ceremony honors new commander Kruse
5-year-old shoots 3-year-old in Otter Tail County
Moorhead lawyer fights two-decade war on circumcision
'It made me stronger': MN, WIS women recount a mix of military experiences
No. 14 Gophers men's basketball moves to 4-0 with win over Western Carolina
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With online registration of deer, Wisconsin DNR biologist misses hunter interaction
'Dogs fit to be split: Miami rallies to down UMD and earn split of NCHC series
Letter: To respect the flag, stand for it
Letter: Let's keep clocks as is all year
Column: College and career readiness at Worthington High School
Tooting your own horn could help others
Column: Stating the case for tax reform
Darleen M. Bliss
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October 14, 2017
MPCA proposes additions to impaired waters list
WORTHINGTON — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency released its 2018 list of impaired waters and is also recommending the delisting of nine...
October 14, 2017 - 7:03am
October 3, 2017
Most waters in Missouri River basin fail to support fishing, swimming
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) and the local Missouri River Basin work group are recommending actions to restore and protect water bodies in the Missouri River Basin in southwest Minnesota.
October 3, 2017 - 5:28pm
May 2, 2017
MPCA recognizes wastewater plants for excellence
May 2, 2017 - 5:33pm
October 25, 2016
MPCA completes enforcement case at Slayton
ST. PAUL — In its ongoing efforts to promote environmental compliance, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency concluded 37 enforcement cases in 28 counties throughout Minnesota during the third quarter. Penalties from all 37 cases totaled just under $275,000. In southwest Minnesota,...
October 25, 2016 - 9:25pm
September 28, 2016
MPCA offers advice on manure management
ST. PAUL -- Heavy rains over the last two months are challenging the capacity of manure storage basins. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is asking farmers to communicate proactively with the State Duty Officer to report if their basin is full or near full.
September 28, 2016 - 11:45pm
July 26, 2016
MPCA issues fines to area businesses
ST. PAUL -- In its ongoing efforts to promote environmental compliance, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency concluded 44 enforcement cases in 32 counties throughout Minnesota during the second quarter of 2016. Penalties from all 44 cases totaled more than $480,000.Two area businesses...
July 26, 2016 - 9:00pm
July 22, 2016
MPCA seeks public comment on proposed hog feedlot in Nobles County
MARSHALL — Dallas Bullerman is proposing to build a new hog production facility in Section 11 of Olney Township, east of Adrian in Nobles County. Two new total confinement barns will house a total of up to 4,800 finishing hogs.As required by state rules, the Minnesota Pollution...
July 22, 2016 - 9:05pm
June 10, 2016
MPCA issues air pollution advisory
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has issued an air pollution health advisory for parts of eastern, southern and southwestern Minnesota from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. today. Affected areas include the Twin Cities metropolitan area, Mankato, New Ulm, Albert Lea, Fairmont...
June 10, 2016 - 11:46pm
April 22, 2016
MPCA recognizes wastewater plant operators for excellence
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) recently recognized 288 Minnesota wastewater treatment facilities for maintaining a perfect record of permit compliance during 2015. To be eligible for this recognition, facilities were required to submit all monitoring reports...
April 22, 2016 - 9:36pm
March 31, 2016
Three livestock expansion projects get preliminary approval
WORTHINGTON — With no public input offered on plans for three livestock expansion projects and the construction of an earthen manure basin, the Nobles County Planning Commission progressed through its agenda in less than half an hour Wednesday night.
March 31, 2016 - 8:09pm
February 24, 2016
Letter: More living cover on the land will clean our water
By Ryan Batalden, Lamberton and Loretta Jaus, Gibbon We appreciate Governor Dayton’s courage and persistence in calling out runoff from farm fields as a leading contributor to our state’s polluted waters. It is right for him to call on farmers to come up with solutions that will...
February 24, 2016 - 8:44am
February 23, 2016
Winter appointed to committee to advise MPCA
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton announced Tuesday the appointment of eight members to the Governor’s Committee to Advise the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. Dayton took executive action to create the committee in August 2015 to ensure citizen engagement in environmental regulatory...
February 23, 2016 - 9:37pm
February 22, 2016
Column: Clean water requires covered land
By TOM NUESSMEIER LE SUEUR — Cover crops and soil health are hot topics these days. Cutting-edge research and practical on-farm experience prove that growing small grains, brassicas and other “non-market crops” before and after the typical corn-soybean growing season makes...
February 22, 2016 - 5:25pm
January 8, 2016
Minnesota House Speaker calls for investigation into MPCA's pipeline review
ST. PAUL — House Speaker Kurt Daudt wants an independent review of whether a Minnesota Pollution Control Agency employee acted inappropriately during the review process for the proposed Sandpiper Pipeline. A Pioneer Press report this week disclosed emails from Scott Lucas, an MPCA...
January 8, 2016 - 9:37pm
January 6, 2016
Dayton: MPCA staffer ‘crossed line’
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Wednesday said he is deeply concerned that a state staffer working on pipeline issues may have “really crossed the line” into advocacy against one such project. “Somebody who’s behind the scenes crossing over the regulatory line and...
January 6, 2016 - 9:18pm