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Otter Tail County woman gets quite the morning surprise when a deer enters her home
Law enforcement blotter: Thursday, October 8, 2015
Five things to know about MNsure
Runic Tour success earns award
Pampering and presentations featured at Women's Showcase
Minnesota Modified Nationals: Brede beats Danziesen in nail biter finish
Sports roundup from Friday, October 10
Football: Final playoff seedings set with Alex, Osakis set to host
Area football scores from Thursday, October 8
Osakis football: Pair of picks highlight 28-20 finale win
Lake Mary Troopers donate baby quilt
Building on a tradition
Faith at Work Lunch features Michael Solberg
Award ceremony to be held for local teen
Fall mission festival features missionary speaker
Engaged - Goellner and Hoium
Engaged - Becker and Sward
Engaged - Terhark and Ranweiler
Engaged - Cochran and Dietrich
New life in the fall
From the stand
DNR: Glacial Lakes State Park to remain open during deer hunt
DNR report: Duck season closed temporarily
Local pheasant count up
Thomas Rupert, 63
Cheri Tomford, 57
Memorial Service - Thomas Rupert, 63
Memorial Service - Norma Langsev, 79
Bryan Kruchten, 33
It's Our Turn: Big Ten's Wild West
AN ECHO PRESS EDITORIAL: School shooting shouldn't be shrugged off
Letter - Why did gas prices in town go up?
COMMENTARY: Prevent illegal spills to our water
Letter: Move library to north Broadway
Minnesota gardening calendars available
Bones are bad in potato pro-duction
Gardening Tips: Plant now for a beautiful garden
New resource for connecting farmers is launched
Protect your plants from early frost
New store gives support to breast cancer causes
Operation Round Up grants announced
Douglas County Car Care Program receives $50,000 grant
Voyager Industries acquires Bear Track Products
Greater Minnesota job training grants available
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
July 6, 2012
MDA loan program helps rural landowners fix ailing septic systems
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has issued more than 5,000 loans for septic system improvements through the Agricultural Best Management Practices (AgBMP) Loan Program.
July 6, 2012 - 12:00am
December 31, 2011
With little or no snow cover, Jack Frost may be nipping at your septic system
It's beginning to look a lot like potential problems for rural septic systems this holiday season, warns the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. "It may not be such a happy new year for some households if we don't get snow cover before temperatures really start to drop," Dan Olson,...
December 31, 2011 - 11:55am
April 6, 2011
Grant ending for septic upgrades
For a limited time, there is money available for residents of the Chippewa River Watershed to upgrade their septic systems. If you know you have a non-compliant system, you should act now as the funding expires in June 2011. Low interest loans with 3 percent interest will be assessed...
April 6, 2011 - 12:00am
October 17, 2010
Consumers warned of deceptive sales of water treatment systems
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is reminding Minnesota residents to beware of false claims, deceptive sales pitches, and scare tactics being used by some water treatment companies to sell expensive and unnecessary water treatment systems. High profile investigations of groundwater...
October 17, 2010 - 11:07am
July 14, 2010
Free septic seminars to take place Thursday and Friday
Douglas County Land and Resource Management and the University of Minnesota are hosting two free homeowner septic operation and maintenance educational seminars. The seminars will take place Thursday, July 15 from 7 to 9 p.m. at LaGrand Town Hall and Friday, July 16 from 7 to 9 ...
July 14, 2010 - 12:00am
July 22, 2009
Local residents learn about septic systems
Two free educational meetings about septic systems drew large crowds and keen interest, according to organizers. About 200 people attended the...
July 22, 2009 - 12:00am
July 8, 2009
Free septic information meeting offered to homeowners
The Citizens League for Environmental and Economic Responsibility (CLEER) will sponsor two free educational events about septic systems on Saturday, July 11: 10 a.m. at the Miltona Community Center in the city of Miltona. 1 p.m. at the LaGrand Town Hall, 501 Town Hall Road,...
July 8, 2009 - 12:00am
March 24, 2009
Sewer district another step closer to folding
ST. PAUL - A half-dozen years of fighting appears near an end for Douglas County's Central Lakes Region Sanitary District. A bill that got its...
March 24, 2009 - 9:28am
September 26, 2008
Speaker presents a sunnier side to septic systems
Jim Vonmeier knows septic systems. He has written articles for septic industry publications. He has invented septic tank maintenance products. He is a certified environmental specialist from the University of Minnesota Extension Service. He teaches community education classes...
September 26, 2008 - 12:00am
September 24, 2008
Sewer showdown: Septics vs. the 'big pipe'
When it comes to selecting the superior wastewater treatment system, septic or sewer, science says it's a wash. As the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Citizens' Board met Tuesday to decide the fate of the disputed Central Lakes Region Sanitary District wastewater treatment facility,...
September 24, 2008 - 12:00am