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Reports surfacing of central Minn. lake travelers going through ice again
AgweekTV: Show Goats
ATV crashes through ice on Lobster Lake
For the record
Names sought for veterans memorial
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria drops third straight
Boys basketball: Balanced effort leads Knights past CGB
Girls basketball: Panthers own Tigers in home game
Boys basketball: Knights recover for a win over Sebeka
Girls basketball: Cowgirls snap Knights' winning streak
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Marlin & Nora Hoglund
DNR to reduce walleye fingerling stocking
DNR release: Spring turkey hunt applications for season A and B due soon
Alexandria's Dresch makes "the ice angler's landing net"
Mike Frisch: Good winter crappie action
Lake trout surprises Northwest Angle fisherman
Roger E. Cole
Virginia "Ginger" M. Bjurlin
Faye M. Luberts
Leland "Lee" Hedstrom
Commentary: The end to the opioid crisis
Rapp clarifies his veteran status
Guest Editorial: Here's what to know about Facebook feeds
Letter: Pilot offers an apology on hangar issue
Letter: Beginning farmers stand to benefit from proposed act
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
Downtown loses antique store
Rose City Bar and Grill to open Feb. 1
Minimum wage rises
On The Street
Manufacturers to meet in Alexandria, tour company
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Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
August 25, 2017
Carp removal a solution nobody wants to pay for on Lake Winona
There are some very happy carp these days, poking around in Lake Winona's shallow waters. They take part of the blame for a lake so yucky that...
August 25, 2017 - 11:10am
February 24, 2017
Open for comment: water quality report for Long Prairie River watershed
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and local partners have developed plans to restore and protect water quality in the Long Prairie River watershed in Central Minnesota. A Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategy (WRAPS) report is open for public review and comment through...
February 24, 2017 - 8:00am
October 5, 2016
Crops benefit from proper application of livestock manure
Fall is a busy time for farmers, not only for the crop harvest. Livestock producers will apply billions of gallons or pounds of stored manure to fertilize next year's crop. Manure application requires proper techniques to get the most value from fertilizer and avoid polluting waters...
October 5, 2016 - 3:00am
July 24, 2015
Brandon farm fined for feedlot violations
A Brandon farm was one of 52 entities in 32 counties that received penalties from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) during the second quarter of 2015. The Joe Wagner Farm of Brandon was fined $12,000 for feedlot violations. Penalties from all 52 cases for the quarter...
July 24, 2015 - 12:00am
April 15, 2015
For the love of water: Become a volunteer water monitor
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is seeking volunteers for its Citizen Stream and Citizen Lake Monitoring Programs. These programs give Minnesotans the opportunity to participate in the long-term protection of lakes and streams by collecting valuable information the...
April 15, 2015 - 12:00am
May 28, 2014
TWF Industries pays $9,030 for MPCA violation
In its ongoing efforts to promote environmental compliance, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency concluded 60 enforcement cases in 41 counties throughout Minnesota during the first quarter of 2014. One local company was among the cases.
May 28, 2014 - 12:00am
March 19, 2014
Impaired water identified, restoration plans are next
Lakes Winona, Henry, Agnes have excess chloride
March 19, 2014 - 12:00am
January 2, 2014
What are Minnesotans really throwing away?
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) recently released a waste composition report, which highlights trends of recycling in Minnesota. The study investigated what Minnesotans are throwing into the garbage and how much.
January 2, 2014 - 3:12pm
December 24, 2013
Ten lakes, 20 streams removed from 2014 draft Impaired Water List
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) recently announced the draft 2014 Impaired Waters List, which will be open for public comment in January. Ten lakes and 20 streams reaching across Minnesota have been removed from this year’s list. “In recent years, thanks in part...
December 24, 2013 - 8:44am
July 2, 2010
Report environmental complaints to MPCA online
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) recently launched its new online Complaint Tracker system. Citizens with environmental complaints can now fill out an online form available via the MPCA website and click to send it directly to an MPCA inspector. The MPCA receives about...
July 2, 2010 - 12:00am