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October 28, 2017
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The Minnesota Department of Agriculture confirmed Friday a find of Palmer amaranth in Douglas County, making it the fourth county where the invasive weed has taken root in Minnesota.
Palmer amaranth found in Douglas County
October 28, 2017 - 5:38am
October 22, 2016
Tom Cherveny / Tribune file  
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources recently designated the Bonanza Valley Groundwater Management Area. It is designed to protect the groundwater resources in an area including portions of Stearns, Pope, and Kandiyohi counties as well as lesser areas of Douglas, Meeker, Swift and Todd counties.
Minnesota DNR designates Bonanza Valley Groundwater Management Area
October 22, 2016 - 9:24am
August 29, 2016
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The Chippewa River Project is aiming to increase the amount of perennial cover in the watershed to improve water quality. Part of that effort included last summer’s Simon Lake Bio-Blitz, shown here, where participants could view the benefits of perennial cover. Two reports on water quality in the watershed are  available for public comment until Sept. 7.
MPCA seeks comment on water quality reports for Chippewa River Watershed
August 29, 2016 - 9:33pm
July 30, 2012
Starbuck man dead after rollover north of Lowry, Minn.
July 30, 2012 - 1:31pm
August 27, 2011
Zebra mussels found in Brophy and Cowdry lakes near Alexandria
August 27, 2011 - 12:00am
August 26, 2011
DNR confirms zebra mussel infestation in two more lakes near Alexandria, Minnesota today
August 26, 2011 - 12:00pm
December 3, 2010
Stolen calves recovered from farm near Barnesville
December 3, 2010 - 5:28pm
September 7, 2010
Two arrested in Douglas County after chase reaches speeds of 115 mph
September 7, 2010 - 9:10am
August 12, 2010
Tornado warming issued until 7:45 p.m. for northern Pope and southern Douglas counties
August 12, 2010 - 7:22pm
July 7, 2010
Exploding fireworks shell injures Alexandria man
July 7, 2010 - 8:56am
October 31, 2009
Former WCI accounting director faces 10 felony charges for fraud, theft from service agency
October 31, 2009 - 12:00am
August 4, 2009
Northern Wis. dog dies after being thrown from bridge
August 4, 2009 - 9:51am
March 12, 2009
Tribune photo by Bill ZimmerIn this undated file photo, Alejandro Solis of Willmar looks over a map of the campus at Ridgewater College in Willmar during Welcome Day. Students will see little change this year in the programs the college offers, however, Douglas Allen, the college president, predicts rising enrollment and cuts in state funding will contribute to budget constraints at the Willmar and Hutchinson campuses.
Still unsure of how stimulus funding will affect state colleges, Ridgewater plans for cuts during next school year
March 12, 2009 - 12:00am