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August 16, 2016
Bruce Tiffany farms just outside Redwood Falls, Minn., talks on Aug. 4, about grass buffers that separate his corn fields from a county ditch.
‘Every generation has to leave something’ Buffer debate continues in Minnesota farm country to protect waters
August 16, 2016 - 3:32pm
Rain damage vs flood damage: It matters for your insurance coverage
July 16, 2016 - 5:50am
July 15, 2016
Not all fun & games on the lake
July 15, 2016 - 5:35am
July 14, 2016
This area is way ahead on farm buffer strips
July 14, 2016 - 5:45am
June 25, 2016
10 tips for protecting our water
June 25, 2016 - 5:10am
June 2, 2016
Blue-green algae in MN: If in doubt, stay out
June 2, 2016 - 5:25am
April 20, 2016
During the state of water conference April 14 in Alexandria, Doug Malchow (standing at right), U of M Extension educator from Rochester, led a group through The Watershed Game – an interactive tool used to outline how land use by a wide range of citizens – farmers, cabin owners, city officials, residents – can impact the health of lakes, streams and rivers. The group discussed how those land use changes have led to watershed degradation and how it can be reversed. FORUM NEWS SERVICE/Amy Chaffins
The state of MN’s water discussed at Alexandria meeting
April 20, 2016 - 10:41am
April 19, 2016
Pollution Control Commissioner John Linc Stine, with Gov. Mark Dayton behind him, says on Monday, April 18, 2016, that Minnesotans have changed how they use land over the years, creating more water pollution. FORUM NEWS SERVICE/Don Davis
Dayton administration focusing on water quality
April 19, 2016 - 8:21am
April 17, 2016
Minnesota Senate votes to eliminate buffer confusion
April 17, 2016 - 5:15am
April 1, 2016
Becker SWCD seeking public input in local water management planning process; meeting is April 12
April 1, 2016 - 5:45am
March 19, 2016
World Water Day is March 22
March 19, 2016 - 5:45am
March 16, 2016
SWCD forums set Thursday in Callaway, April 12 in Detroit Lakes
March 16, 2016 - 11:03am
March 1, 2016
Participants from across Minnesota attend a water summit Saturday, Feb. 27, in St. Paul. They looked for ways to clean the state’s water. FORUM NEWS SERVICE/Don Davis
Ideas flow at clean water summit
March 1, 2016 - 3:10pm
January 31, 2016
Rickie Guderian, Patricia Morgan, Dan Fettig, and Kirsten Barta (left to right) on Sand Creek near Jordan, Minn. on July 27, 2015. Electrofishing consists of using electricity to stun fish, which allows them to be easily collected. Once collected, the fish are put into a tub to be identified, counted, weighed and measured after sampling is complete. The abundance and species composition is used as an indicator of water quality to assess the condition of the streams. ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS/Holly Peterson
Hardball politics forces Dayton to support change in buffer law
January 31, 2016 - 5:10am
January 24, 2016
Clean water is worth the price
January 24, 2016 - 5:25am