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The day Curt Felt died
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Anika Dale Wolfe
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
A shiner shortage: Why the popular walleye bait is hard to find
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Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
New Starbucks coming to Alexandria
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May 2, 2014
Evans to discuss challenge of climate change
The justice, peace and integrity of creation committee (JPIC) of the Church of St. Mary in Alexandria will host an evening of reflection on God’s creation and environmental issues of today. It will take place on Tuesday, May 13 at 6:30 p.m. in the great hall of St. Mary’s. The...
May 2, 2014 - 12:00am
April 25, 2014
Make every day Earth Day
Follow these tips to reduce energy
April 25, 2014 - 12:00am
April 2, 2014
First Congregational Church tackles climate change
The First Congregational United Church of Christ in Alexandria invites the public to learn more about how humans are changing the climate and what they can do about it. Jeanne Johnson of the Citizens Climate Lobby will present the talk on Thursday, April 3 at 6 p.m.
April 2, 2014 - 12:00am
February 14, 2014
Lawmakers seek oil transportation fee for safety programs
ST. PAUL — Improved crude oil safety measures should be funded by charging 0.01 cent per gallon on all crude transported in Minnesota, the...
February 14, 2014 - 12:00am
November 27, 2013
Climate activists fast to recognize Philippine suffering
Members of the Citizens Climate Lobby (CCL) in Minnesota, a non-partisan network working in the U.S. and Canada, recently went without food in recognition of the suffering of the Philippine nation hard hit by Typhoon Haiyan. Following an appeal to fellow delegates, Yeb Sano, the...
November 27, 2013 - 1:41pm
November 26, 2013
Farmers face unpredictable and volatile future
MINNEAPOLIS — Farmers face unpredictability, whether the topic is the weather or economics. In the weather, farmers are going to be forced to deal with ever-increasing temperatures and humidity, a well-known climatologist told them during Tuesday’s Minnesota Agri-Growth Council...
November 26, 2013 - 9:20am
November 20, 2013
Local businesses take part in Recycle your Holidays
The Recycling Association of Minnesota (RAM) kicked off the Recycle Your Holidays light recycling program. RAM joins thousands of local organizers holding recycling events across the country to celebrate America Recycles Day, November 15, the only nationally recognized day dedicated...
November 20, 2013 - 8:40am
October 16, 2013
School district earns an ‘A’ for energy savings
Four local schools perform better than 75 percent of schools nationwide
October 16, 2013 - 8:34am
October 11, 2013
Businesses have opportunity to recycle fluorescent bulbs
Businesses that are customers of Alexandria Light and Power, Agralite Electric Cooperative or Runestone Electric Association will have the opportunity to recycle fluorescent bulbs free of charge on designated days as part of Pope Douglas Solid Waste Management’s (PDSWM) Fluorescent...
October 11, 2013 - 9:07am
August 30, 2013
Find green ways to handle driveway sealcoating
As people continue to become aware of the "go green" initiative, many are looking for more ways to help the environment. Finding safe ways to upkeep driveways is a good place to start. Each year, thousands of gallons of sealcoat are applied to driveways and other asphalt-paved areas...
August 30, 2013 - 1:29pm
July 13, 2013
Oil companies return $7.4 million to state to use for clean-up
Minnesota Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman has finalized settlement agreements with Chevron, Exxon Mobil, and ConocoPhillips totaling $7.425 million to be returned to the Petroleum Tank Release Cleanup Fund (Petrofund) for the state to use in the clean-up of contaminated property...
July 13, 2013 - 11:56am
June 29, 2013
MPCA study confirms suspicions, high nitrate levels in southern Minnesota
MPCA study confirms suspicions, high nitrate levels in southern Minnesota St. Paul, Minn.
June 29, 2013 - 12:14pm
June 26, 2013
Environmental groups applaud Obama's plan to address carbon pollution
Today, a coalition of Minnesota groups supporting federal clean air and climate change safeguards held a news conference, to highlight the support of Minnesotans for the historic Environmental Protection Agency carbon pollution standard for power plants announced by President Obama...
June 26, 2013 - 12:20pm
June 15, 2013
New program aims to improve water quality in state
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton officially launched a new agricultural water quality pilot program this week designed to enhance water quality in the state.
June 15, 2013 - 2:09pm
May 26, 2013
MPCA begins water quality monitoring field work throughout state
Monitoring crews from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) are beginning the sixth year of a 10-year effort to assess the condition of rivers, streams and lakes in Minnesota. This work is being funded by the Clean Water Fund from the constitutional amendment passed by voters...
May 26, 2013 - 11:46am