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June 17, 2018
Rick Colden with Alexandria Industries shows Jill Curran from the Minnesota Waste Wise Foundation the inside of a semi-trailer that's filled with aluminum scrap for recycling. (Contributed)
State nonprofit's aim is zero waste
June 17, 2018 - 12:55pm
May 3, 2018
Yes, it holds four kids and two adults. Lisa and Adam Gustafson pose with their month-old Tesla Model X, an all-electric vehicle that can travel up to 300 miles per charge. They'll be at a Saturday event at Alexandria Technical and Community College promoting electric cars. (Karen Tolkkinen / Echo Press)
'Part of the future': Electric cars showcased this weekend
May 3, 2018 - 11:03am
March 12, 2018
A cluster of zebra mussels sits on a navagation buoy that was pulled from Lake Superior by the USCG Cutter Alder. (2006 file photo / Forum News Service)
Zebra mussels double water clarity in Big Winnie: DNR calls meeting to talk about future of walleye fishery
March 12, 2018 - 6:05am
March 2, 2018
State loans Osakis $1.1 million for water upgrades
March 2, 2018 - 12:34pm
February 23, 2018
Steve Johansen, Douglas County Public Works maintenance superintendent, shows where the salt/sand mixture comes out of the back of a snowplow. In a typical year, the county uses around 1,000 tons of the salt/sand mixture. So far this winter season, the county hasn't even used half that amount. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Easy on the salt: Douglas County seeks ways to prevent runoff into lakes but keep roads safe
February 23, 2018 - 12:11pm
February 10, 2018
Minnesota vs. 3M: A guide to the $5B trial: State’s biggest environmental lawsuit, over company’s PFCs in groundwater, starts this month
February 10, 2018 - 4:25pm
February 9, 2018
Rick Nolan
Mining, BWCA and Trump: 5 reasons Rick Nolan's announcement is a big deal
February 9, 2018 - 7:24pm
January 13, 2018
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Dilly dilly! How barley is turned into beer
January 13, 2018 - 8:30am
January 2, 2018
Conservation trust offers scholarships
January 2, 2018 - 2:20pm
December 14, 2017
Parks plan Christmas Bird Count
December 14, 2017 - 5:01pm
November 29, 2017
Minnesotan fined $1,500 for smuggling leeches into Ontario
November 29, 2017 - 10:52pm
February 6, 2016
Meteorologist Paul Douglas, who worked for many years with KARE-11 TV in Minneapolis, talks to a crowd at Discovery Middle School about global warming Saturday. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press)
Climate change speaker draws big crowd in Alexandria
February 6, 2016 - 8:45pm
December 9, 2015
Pete Olmscheid, executive director of Pope Douglas Solid Waste Management
Metal mining from trash ash
December 9, 2015 - 12:00am
October 16, 2015
St. Mary's to host dialogue on Pope Francis' encyclical
October 16, 2015 - 12:00am
October 5, 2015
County, city leaders in region to talk about clean water
October 5, 2015 - 9:06am