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June 28, 2017
Popular central Minnesota lakes near 'tipping points' for water quality
SPICER — The waters of Games Lake and Lake Andrew are still clear enough for swimmers to see their toes when they wade into them, or for...
June 28, 2017 - 3:11pm
June 27, 2017
Farm groups applaud withdrawal of WOTUS rule
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Farm group leaders were predictably pleased Tuesday, June 27, with the announcement that the U.S. Environmental Protection...
June 27, 2017 - 4:13pm
June 13, 2017
SD legislators reopen submerged farmland in northeast corner to fishing again
PIERRE, S.D. — The South Dakota Legislature passed a compromise bill designed to reopen some submerged farmland to fishing in the northeast...
June 13, 2017 - 7:22pm
June 8, 2017
Water access may be coming to Blue Mounds State Park
LUVERNE — Gov. Mark Dayton’s recent signature on a state bonding bill should pave the way for Blue Mounds State Park in Luverne to get access...
June 8, 2017 - 4:37pm
May 31, 2017
The birth of modern shark mania: Attacks of 1916 left four dead and a coast terrified
The shark mania that grips the country each summer began July 1, 1916, when a young stockbroker from Philadelphia headed into the surf at Beach...
May 31, 2017 - 12:45pm
May 23, 2017
New standards lead to groundwater advisory in Bemidji, suburbs east of St. Paul
BEMIDJI—Bemidji and a handful of east of St. Paul put interim water safety measures in place after the Minnesota Department of Health adopted stricter standards, but city leaders stress that water here is safe to drink. The Health Department on Tuesday, May 23, unveiled new...
May 23, 2017 - 8:37pm
April 21, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Transportation funding may be on the move
ST. PAUL — Transportation funding is confusing and controversial, and Minnesota state leaders say vital. Democrats and Republicans have...
April 21, 2017 - 3:12pm
March 16, 2017
Trump wants 21 percent USDA budget cut; food, rural water hit
CHICAGO - President Donald Trump has proposed halting funding for rural clean water initiatives and reducing county-level staff, for a 21 percent...
March 16, 2017 - 2:05pm
March 15, 2017
Cities object to high sewage treatment plant costs
ST. PAUL — The 1,700-population community of Osakis could find itself paying $11 million in sewage treatment plant work, a cost one city...
March 15, 2017 - 5:00pm
March 10, 2017
Study finds small public wells in Minnesota have viruses, bacteria
ST. PAUL—Bacteria and viruses that could make people sick have been discovered in small public drinking water wells across the state, according to a report released Friday by the Minnesota Department of Health. The study, ordered by the state Legislature in 2014, found that,...
March 10, 2017 - 10:51pm
February 23, 2017
No flooding expected for mighty Missouri River
MITCHELL, S.D — After unseasonably warm temperatures in February melted much of the snow in the Dakotas, experts don't expect the Missouri...
February 23, 2017 - 5:12pm
February 6, 2017
WPU adds more work to pipe lining project
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Public Utilities Water & Light Commission on Monday approved a change order to a contract with Lametti and Sons, Hugo, that calls for additional cast-in-place lining of existing sanitary sewer pipes in the area of Okabena Creek. WPU Manager Scott...
February 6, 2017 - 8:58pm
February 3, 2017
Gov. Dayton wants public input on water quality plan
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton is making another push to clean up Minnesota's waters — and says he's learned lessons from his contentious battle two years ago to implement buffer strips along the state's waterways. In a speech Friday morning to the Minnesota Environmental Congress,...
February 3, 2017 - 9:10pm
January 6, 2017
Capitol Chatter: GOP in charge, a Senate surprise
ST. PAUL -- Mark Johnson of East Grand Forks stood on the floor of the Minnesota Senate chatting about recent snow storms with Rep. Debra Kiel of Crookston.Johnson, minutes away from becoming northwest Minnesota’s newest state senator, appeared calm and collected in the newly renovated...
January 6, 2017 - 9:09pm
January 3, 2017
Year in Review: Luverne gets Lewis & Clark water; Worthington waits
WORTHINGTON — At the start of the year and the legislative session, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton said the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System...
January 3, 2017 - 2:12pm