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With so many of this area's recreational and tourism opportunities centered on its lakes and rivers, it's no secret that water quality is a priority issue in west central Minnesota.


At no time in state history have its surface waters been at greater risk than they are today -- with intense development pressure, the spread of invasive species and untreated wastewater being the most pressing areas of concern.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
(218) 844-1454