Weather Forecast

Tillage that has occurred right up to the bank of Kandiyohi County ditch compromises the integrity of the sloped bank. The practice contributes to water quality problems by allowing erosion and sloughing to occur, and in the long-run also leads to costly clean out and repair bills for the ditch system. Submitted photos

Hawk Creek's secrets revealed


CLARA CITY -- Hawk Creek and the Yellow Medicine River will be keeping no secrets from Bryan Spindler.

He will be visiting dozens of sites in both waterways in the summer of 2010 armed with all the gadgetry needed to conduct an intensive assessment of the biological health of both.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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