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January 15, 2016
Lewis & Clark key part of bonding plan
January 15, 2016 - 9:56pm
January 14, 2016
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Commissioner John Linc Stine talks Thursday about clean-water proposals by Gov. Mark Dayton (left). Health Commissioner Ed Ehlinger looks on. Don Davis/Forum News Service
Dayton aims money at small, rural communities with water woes
January 14, 2016 - 8:21pm
January 12, 2016
Dayton to make water systems a spending priority
January 12, 2016 - 3:40pm
December 21, 2015
Duluth soaked by supplier? City joins suit that alleges bid rigging for water treatment chemical
December 21, 2015 - 10:08pm
November 30, 2015
Penelope Ramirez Rodriguez, 9, (left) and her sister Deanna, 7, shovel the sidewalk Monday afternoon at their residence along 12th Street in Worthington. Beth Rickers/Daily Globe
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Snow day
November 30, 2015 - 8:15pm
Static level readings taken at the Lake Bella well field last Friday yielded a significant increase.  Submitted graph
City wells see boost
November 30, 2015 - 8:01pm
November 23, 2015
Hundreds of Canadian geese took a break from their migration south Monday morning near the Beach Nook on Lake Okabena in Worthington. Zach Hacker/Daily Globe
Canadian invasion
November 23, 2015 - 11:00pm
November 22, 2015
Dayton calls for statewide summit on water quality
November 22, 2015 - 8:42pm
November 18, 2015
District 22 Minnesota State Sen. Bill Webber (center) of Luverne discusses bonding for the Lewis & Clark project with several other state senators Wednesday morning at Luverne’s city hall. Kristin Kirtz/Daily Globe
Agencies seek state bonds to complete Lewis & Clark
November 18, 2015 - 9:08pm
November 4, 2015
A heavy coat of zebra mussels covers boat lifts that were removed last month from Green Lake near Spicer. Carolyn Lange/West Central Tribune
All clear: As presence of zebra mussels expands, Lake Okabena shows no sign of invasive species
November 4, 2015 - 9:03pm
October 26, 2015
Osceola County Sheriff Doug Weber models the department’s newest piece of rescue equipment, the ARM-LOC. The device can be used in both water and fire rescues. Robin Baumgarn/Daily Globe
New equipment gives sheriff an ‘arm up’ on water rescues
October 26, 2015 - 11:40pm
October 13, 2015
Funding available for urban water quality projects
October 13, 2015 - 9:12pm
September 25, 2015
Erosion control measures like these placed around storm sewer grates in Worthington’s city limits help prevent soil and debris from washing into the storm system and ending up in a stream or lake. Julie Buntjer/Daily Globe
Rules aren’t made to be broken: Despite MPCA regulations to protect water, non-compliance is a problem
September 25, 2015 - 9:16pm
September 13, 2015
Rickie Guderian, Patricia Morgan, Dan Fettig, and Kirsten Barta (left to right) on Sand Creek near Jordan. Electrofishing consists of using electricity to stun fish, which allows them to be easily collected. Once collected, the fish are put into a tub to be identified, counted, weighed and measured after sampling is complete.  The abundance and species composition is used as an indicator of water quality to assess the condition of the streams. Holly Peterson/Pioneer Press
A watershed moment? Minnesota’s water-protection methods are about to change
September 13, 2015 - 8:17pm
September 8, 2015
Timely rains don’t mean rising well levels
September 8, 2015 - 8:58pm