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November 7, 2012
County commission, contested SWCD races for west central Minn. counties
November 7, 2012 - 9:39am
June 20, 2012
West Central Minn. remains in flash flood watch, warning issued for Crow River areas
June 20, 2012 - 9:07am
June 11, 2011
National experts to address water concerns June 24 in Mankato, Minn.
June 11, 2011 - 12:00am
April 16, 2011
A Minnesota Pollution Control Agency team conducting an assessment last summer on Hawk Creek reaches shore near a culvert. Due to extensive public and private drainage systems, water that would have evaporated, percolated into groundwater or stayed put in wetlands is now moved rapidly to waterways. (Tribune file photo)
In farm country, water quantity and quality inextricably linked
April 16, 2011 - 8:18am
July 31, 2010
Tom Kalahar, Renville County Soil and Water Conservation District, helped lead over 50 guests from the Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council, Legislative Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources, Clean Water Council, Board of Water and Soil Resources, Departments of Agriculture and Natural Resources and legislators on a tour to demonstrate how strategically located conservation practices are improving water quality in the Minnesota River. "We work this landscape hard," Kalahar told his guests. Tribune p...
Targeted conservation efforts help clean up state's namesake waterway
July 31, 2010 - 12:00am
July 28, 2010
Renville County commissioners extend contract until year's end for feedlot rules
July 28, 2010 - 12:00am
January 23, 2010
Last year about 10 acres of corn were planted in the Killen waterfowl refuge on the north end of Marsh Lake to diversify the menu offered to waterfowl. The area is kept dry through the growing season to allow a diverse mix of annual grasses to thrive and produce a bumper crop of seeds for hungry waterfowl when the area is flooded during the fall migration period. Submitted photos
Managed sanctuary being looked at as part of strategy to improve waterfowl hunting
January 23, 2010 - 12:00am
D.J. Mulla
Decision time looming for state's CRP lands
January 23, 2010 - 12:00am
A Kandiyohi County plow truck makes its way through a snow drift during the winter of 1996-97. The county has a list of trouble spots along county roads where the planting of living snow fences could greatly improve road safety and reduce snow plowing costs. Submitted
Windbreaks a tough sell, but still key
January 23, 2010 - 12:00am
June 27, 2009
Fish species make noted return to Minnesota River
June 27, 2009 - 12:00am
May 2, 2009
Wetland restoration funds available through partnership
May 2, 2009 - 12:00am
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