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August 18, 2014
Public invited to discuss Shakopee Creek water quality project Thursday
NEW LONDON — A project to improve the Minnesota River Basin by focusing on the water quality of the Shakopee Creek region in northern Kandiyohi County will be discussed at a meeting Thursday at Kandiyohi County Park 7 on Games Lake. A picnic and informal discussion takes place...
August 18, 2014 - 11:19pm
July 8, 2014
Historic suspension bridge will be saved: Granite Falls awards bid to restore pedestrian bridge over Minnesota River
GRANITE FALLS — A historic pedestrian bridge that spans the Minnesota River in downtown Granite Falls will be saved. Granite Falls City Council...
July 8, 2014 - 11:03pm
Historic, suspension bridge will be saved over Minnesota River in Granite Falls
GRANITE FALLS — An historic, pedestrian bridge that spans the Minnesota River in downtown Granite Falls will be restored. Granite Falls city council members awarded a $1,490,287 bid to Robert Schroeder Construction Company, Glenwood, at their meeting on Monday, according to...
July 8, 2014 - 12:21pm
March 19, 2014
Site that inspired rock outcrop preservation program likely to be mined
OLIVIA — The site that inspired a program to protect rock outcrop areas along the Minnesota River is likely to be mined. The Renville County Planning Commission has unanimously recommended that an interim use permit be granted to Duininck Inc., of Prinsburg, for hard rock mining...
March 19, 2014 - 6:00am
February 5, 2014
Granite Falls awards its final major flood mitigation project
GRANITE FALLS — City Council members in Granite Falls awarded what they believe is the final major project in over a decade’s worth of flood mitigation work. Council members on Monday awarded a $1,942,539 bid to Robert L. Carr Company to build a new sanitary lift station on the...
February 5, 2014 - 11:36pm
January 27, 2014
Minnesota River group moves ahead with ‘Blueway’ initiative despite setback
HUTCHINSON — The Minnesota River Watershed Alliance voted Jan. 21 at its quarterly meeting in Hutchinson to continue working on the Minnesota River Blueway initiative, to implement its goals, and seek support from federal agencies. Over the past year the Alliance — an informal,...
January 27, 2014 - 4:00am
November 7, 2013
City seeks $3M to complete levee upgrade
MONTEVIDEO — Hundreds of volunteers risked their lives to stack 1 million sandbags and save Montevideo from certain disaster in the flood of...
November 7, 2013 - 11:19pm
September 26, 2013
Missouri anglers face fines for catfish over-limits
ST. PAUL — Two anglers from Missouri face fines and restitution for over-limits of catfish caught on Lac qui Parle Lake, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Conservation Officer Ed Picht observed two people fishing on a public fishing pier on Lac...
September 26, 2013 - 8:10pm
Editorial: Farmers need to be part of solution
Here in west central Minnesota lies some of the richest and most productive farmland in America. The Minnesota River and other rivers flow through it into the Mississippi River basin. At the southern end of the Mississippi River is the Gulf of Mexico. At that point, there is a growing...
September 26, 2013 - 4:00am
June 25, 2013
Renville County parks closed due to flooding, river is rising
OLIVIA — Several Renville County parks have been closed due to flooding. According to a news release from Sheriff Scott Hable, these county parks are closed as of today: Mack Lake County Park Anderson Lake County Park Beaver Falls County Park – south side (bridge...
June 25, 2013 - 1:02pm
May 16, 2013
Paddle Theatre will take its audience on a river ride (video)
GRANITE FALLS - Ashley Hanson and Andrew Gaylord are not the first playwrights to take advantage of the beauty of Minnesota's outdoors and make...
May 16, 2013 - 1:59pm
December 7, 2012
Minnesota Falls dam may be demolished before the start of the new year
MINNESOTA FALLS — One of the state’s largest dam removal projects in recent years is about to unfold: The Minnesota Falls dam could come...
December 7, 2012 - 10:48pm
October 20, 2012
Opponents of Minnesota River Valley off-highway vehicle park say neighboring landowners ignored
SACRED HEART -- Landowner opposition should be considered when state funds are being sought to acquire property to develop an off-highway vehicle...
October 20, 2012 - 12:00am
January 31, 2011
Saving Granite Falls dam will be an upstream battle; solutions laborious so far
GRANITE FALLS -- It seems a difficult task to save a 105-year-old dam to spare an ethanol company the estimated $2 million cost for revamping...
January 31, 2011 - 9:00am