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April 12, 2017
Echo Press Editorial: Cabin owners squeezed by costs; lakes at risk
April 12, 2017 - 3:54pm
March 24, 2017
After using a chainsaw to cut out several large squares of ice, Jim Bosek stands on an ice section to make it sink while using a bar to maneuver it under uncut ice. The extra layer then makes the ice stronger and reduces the possibility of the vehicle breaking through again when it is pulled up. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Fishing out vehicles
March 24, 2017 - 6:00am
March 3, 2017
LETTER: Doing the best we can?
March 3, 2017 - 8:00am
February 24, 2017
Zebra mussels are an aquatic invasive species.
Lake businesses must take invasive species training
February 24, 2017 - 12:00pm
February 3, 2017
COMMENTARY: Zebra mussels are mucking up our lakes
February 3, 2017 - 8:00am
January 20, 2017
Wanted: Watercraft inspectors
January 20, 2017 - 6:00am
January 9, 2017
Treatment plant costs could skyrocket
January 9, 2017 - 10:21pm
August 16, 2016
Lifeguard season ends Aug. 18
August 16, 2016 - 10:55am
August 12, 2016
The three members of "The M Club" paddle out to collect zebra mussels.  (Contributed photos)
Saving the lakes, one mussel at a time
August 12, 2016 - 12:00am
May 6, 2016
(File photo)
YOU ASKED: Who owns a lake?
May 6, 2016 - 12:00am
April 20, 2016
During the State of Water Conference April 14 in Alexandria, Doug Malchow (standing at right), U of M Extension educator from Rochester, led a group through The Watershed Game – an interactive tool used to outline how land use by a wide range of citizens – farmers, cabin owners, city officials, residents – can impact the health of lakes, streams and rivers. The group discussed how those land use changes have led to watershed degradation and how it can be reversed. (Photo by Amy Chaffins, Echo Press)
The state of Minnesota's water
April 20, 2016 - 12:00am
March 29, 2016
Nothing but open water could be seen Saturday, March 26 from Krueger’s Creek public access on Lake L’Homme Dieu in Alexandria. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press)
Ice leaves Lake L'Homme Dieu early
March 29, 2016 - 9:13am
February 3, 2016
2015: No new AIS infestations
February 3, 2016 - 12:00am
January 6, 2016
Lake Brophy Park is Douglas County's newest park. A master plan has been developed for it, which will eventually include a beach, trails, parking and bathroom facilities. (Echo Press file photo)
YOU ASKED: Is it Lake Brophy or Brophy Lake?
January 6, 2016 - 12:00am
July 15, 2015
Water aware
July 15, 2015 - 12:00am