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Law enforcement blotter: Monday, May 2, 2016
Police chase theft suspect through Alexandria restaurant
UPDATE: Two-car crash injures two on Broadway
Noga confident amid a .500 start
How they're doing now: Area athletes impact their college spring programs
Settling in as a starter: Jacobson steps up as freshman for B-E softball
Softball: Knights win in eight
Softball: Lakers split doubleheader with Melrose
Luncheon serves up fun at senior center
Connecting Faith to Life: There's more to people than what meets the eye
Zion students to present David and Goliath musical
Egenes attends state 4-H counselor training
Walk for multiple sclerosis
Engaged - Schaffer and Schultz
Births - April 29, 2016
Engaged - Hintermeister and Becker
Births - April 22, 2016
Engaged - Waltz and Jensen
Greengo, Pederson, Knight perfect in week two for Alex shooters
State park taking reservations for all sites
Slowing the spread of emerald ash borer
Morken: A perfect morning, minus the ending
A sport for all ages
Ervin H. Meyer
Leo J. Berning Jr.
Douglas V. Jewson, M.D.
Donald D. Schaffer
Harlan O. Svee
LETTER: Sad that self-pride is missing
LETTER: National Day of Prayer is May 5
LETTER: Find compromise on paying for safe roads and bridges
LETTER: Get to know your fellow American citizens
IT'S OUR TURN: The world should be a kinder place
Taking a bite out of wasted pumpkins
Gardening Tips: Extend garden season with bulbs
Share comments on buffer, soil loss programs
It's time to stop pruning oaks
Pro Ag Show Clinic spotlights livestock
Spring styles displayed in fashion show
Robotics Showcase highlights student teams, videos
Knute Nelson named in Top 100 Best Companies to Work For
ALP Utilities recognized for protecting drinking water supply
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April 20, 2016
The state of Minnesota's water
Water is a finite resource and people converged last week in Alexandria to explore the state's water resource issues. The State of Water Conference...
April 20, 2016 - 12:00am
March 23, 2016
COMMENTARY: Communities need to get the lead out
By Peter Suechting, Minneapolis, MN Minnesotans take their drinking water for granted sometimes. We think of contaminated drinking water as a problem that happens to other people in other parts of the world; that is, until the recent crisis in Flint, Michigan forced us to realize...
opinion / commentaries
March 23, 2016 - 12:00am
March 18, 2016
LETTER: Standing up for clean water
To the editor: Here in Minnesota, the land of 10,000 lakes and sky blue waters, we understand the importance of water. We recognize the blessings God has bestowed upon our state, in particular, the blessings of our land, soil, and water. Rural and small town America depend on water...
opinion / letters
March 18, 2016 - 12:00am
February 27, 2016
800 voices on how to save Minnesota’s water: Dayton holds summit today
By Christopher Magan and Dave Orrick, St. Paul Pioneer Press Water — Minnesota’s most cherished natural resource — takes center stage today,...
February 27, 2016 - 8:00am
February 5, 2016
Dayton vows to stop state from being 'another Flint'
Stating that he’s not going to allow Minnesota to become “another Flint, Michigan on a larger geographic scale,’’ Gov. Mark Dayton vowed...
February 5, 2016 - 12:00am
January 20, 2016
Dayton seeks $220M to improve water
Minnesota cities, especially small rural ones, ask the state for money almost every year to improve their sewage treatment systems. Same for...
January 20, 2016 - 12:00am
December 18, 2015
Dayton lays out conservation plan
Gov. Mark Dayton wants the state and the federal government to spend nearly $800 million to improve water quality by taking 100,000 acres out...
December 18, 2015 - 12:00am
October 21, 2015
COMMENTARY: New EPA water regulations cause ripples
By State Representative Paul Anderson, District 12B, Starbuck, MN Despite numerous efforts to stop its implementation, the Environmental Protection Agency, on August 28, put into effect new regulations pertaining to Waters of the United States (WOTUS). According to the agency, it’s...
opinion / commentaries
October 21, 2015 - 12:00am
October 5, 2015
County, city leaders in region to talk about clean water
An eight-county Central Minnesota Land Use Decision Makers Symposium will take place Wednesday, October 7 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will feature prominent water quality experts from Minnesota. The keynote speaker is Don Shelby, a supporter of the Clean Water Legacy Amendment....
October 5, 2015 - 9:06am
August 7, 2015
When Marge Demaree woke up in the middle of the night on July 26, one foot hit the floor and she was ankle-deep in water. Her husband, Jim,...
August 7, 2015 - 11:49am