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Looking for a new place to canoe, kayak, swim and fish in Minnesota? One may be on its way, at least for future generations.

Douglas County has entered into an agreement with Chippewa County and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) for a Minnesota clean water partnership project. The Chippewa River Accelerated Restoration project aims to clean up the water for better environmental and recreational opportunities.


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Crystal Dey

Crystal Dey is a staff reporter for the Echo Press. Originally from Minnesota’s Iron Range, Dey worked for newspapers in North Dakota, Florida and Connecticut before returning to her home state to join the Echo Press in October 2011. Dey studied Mass Communications at Minnesota State University Moorhead with an emphasis in Online Journalism. Follow Staff Reporter Crystal Dey on Twitter @Crystal_Dey.

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