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March 22, 2017
LETTER: Please don't litter
March 22, 2017 - 8:00am
March 15, 2017
Osakis Public Works Superintendent Kurt Haakinson told a Minnesota Senate committee that a state order to improve the city's sewage treatment plant would be expensive to follow. (File photo)
Cities object to high sewage treatment plant costs
March 15, 2017 - 6:16pm
March 8, 2017
LETTER: Environmental review is critical for livestock operations
March 8, 2017 - 8:00am
February 3, 2017
COMMENTARY: Zebra mussels are mucking up our lakes
February 3, 2017 - 8:00am
Two local companies cited for pollution violations
February 3, 2017 - 7:00am
January 25, 2017
Comment period extended for three Osakis lakes
January 25, 2017 - 9:00am
LETTER: Hungry fish would eat the lake clean
January 25, 2017 - 8:00am
January 18, 2017
LETTER: Restoring water quality on lakes is up to citizens
January 18, 2017 - 8:00am
January 9, 2017
Treatment plant costs could skyrocket
January 9, 2017 - 10:21pm
January 4, 2017
LETTER: Whose job to monitor water?
January 4, 2017 - 8:00am
December 30, 2016
LETTER: Should raise water quality standards
December 30, 2016 - 7:00am
December 21, 2016
LETTER: Misleading comments distract from challenge
December 21, 2016 - 7:00am
Located in soutwest Alexandria, Lake Winona is a shallow, no-wake lake with a maximum depth of 9 feet. It was designated as an impaired lake in 2002 because of excess algae. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
Big concern, big cost: Cleaning Lake Winona
December 21, 2016 - 6:00am
December 14, 2016
Alexandria Lake Area Sanitary District treats wastewater and discharges the treated water into Lake Winona. The discharge is just one of the sources of phosphorus in the lake. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
A $5.6 million pollution solution
December 14, 2016 - 6:00am
August 31, 2016
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton asks on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, for all Minnesotans to sign a pledge to protect the state's water. He made the request next to a fish pond at the Minnesota State Fair. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Farmers frustrated with Dayton communications
August 31, 2016 - 4:19pm