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February 5, 2016
Eran Sandquist (left), state coordinator of Pheasants Forever, presents Gov. Mark Dayton with a pheasant statue in recognition of his conservation work during the organization’s state convention Saturday, Jan. 30 in Willmar. Dayton joked that it was the first pheasant he’d gotten in five years.  (Photo by Tom Cherveny  |  Tribune)
Dayton vows to stop state from being 'another Flint'
February 5, 2016 - 12:00am
January 20, 2016
Minnestota Governor’s Office graphic
Cities in Douglas County are not slated to receive funding for clean water or drinking water projects under Gov. Mark Dayton’s plan announced last week. The map also shows that between 0 and 20 percent of the lakes and streams in western Douglas County (shown in light red) are considered safe for swimming and recreation. Conditions are better in the eastern part of the county where the percentage falls between 41 and 60 percent (shown in yellow)
Dayton seeks $220M to improve water
January 20, 2016 - 12:00am
December 18, 2015
This is a map of the proposed conservation plan area.
Dayton lays out conservation plan
December 18, 2015 - 12:00am
October 21, 2015
COMMENTARY: New EPA water regulations cause ripples
October 21, 2015 - 12:00am
October 5, 2015
County, city leaders in region to talk about clean water
October 5, 2015 - 9:06am
August 7, 2015
Linda Munson, office manager at The Senator, shows a hallway and units that were damaged July 26 by a flood caused by a burst pipe.
Photos by Amy Chaffins, Echo Press.
Flooding devastation
August 7, 2015 - 11:49am
September 5, 2014
Photo of the week: Fog over water
September 5, 2014 - 12:00am
August 8, 2014
Wake restrictions lifted
August 8, 2014 - 12:00am
June 4, 2014
Fish Report - June 4
June 4, 2014 - 12:00am
February 20, 2014
ALP customers in Alexandria asked to check their water temperature
February 20, 2014 - 4:41pm
September 18, 2013
The Garfield water tower was drained in August so that two coats of epoxy could be painted on the inside. This is normal maintenance for a water tower every 15 to 20 years. Echo Press photo by Tara Bitzan
What's up with the water?
September 18, 2013 - 8:52am
September 4, 2013
Amy Amundson of Alexandria took this photo of her daughter, Alison Amundson and friends Taylor Partington and Emma Schmidt as they were beating the heat with a swim in Lake Burgen during the last days of summer vacation. "They did something spectacular with their hair in the water and I captured it on film at just the right moment," Amundson said. If you have an item for "Photo of the Week," e-mail it to adenloff@echopress.com or drop it off at the Echo Press office at 225 7th Avenue East, Alexandria. Re...
Photo of the Week - flinging water
September 4, 2013 - 4:03pm
August 30, 2013
Boaters urged to stop 'power loading' at public water accesses
August 30, 2013 - 9:01am
July 6, 2013
Explore paddleboarding at Glacal Lakes Park
July 6, 2013 - 11:42am
July 4, 2013
Minnesota waters are moving fast; boaters should be cautious
July 4, 2013 - 8:32am
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