ST. PAUL — Ted Winter, Fulda, is a new appointee to the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources as a citizen member. His term begins Wednesday and continues until Jan. 1, 2024.

Winter replaces John Ditmore on the board, and was among two new appointments and two reappointments announced Friday by Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan.

The Board of Water and Soil Resources’ mission is to improve and protect Minnesota's water and soil resources by working in partnership with local organizations and private landowners.