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March 16, 2018
The city motto for Little Falls, Minn., is, "The Town Where the Mississippi Pauses." It pauses more often in the winter when some of the flow is slowed by freezing temperatures that turn some of the Mississippi River into ice. Aviator Charles Lindbergh was from Little Falls and tours are offered of his boyhood home.  Washington Post photo by Michael S. Williamson
Taming the mighty Mississippi: Troubles run deep in changing national waterway
March 16, 2018 - 10:59am
March 9, 2018
Shelby Lindrud / Tribune

Willmar Utilities Water and Heating Supervisor Joel Braegelman uses a device to listen for leaks in a pipe. To keep water loss low, staff members keep their eyes – and ears – out for leaks in the water system and repair them.
Willmar residents’ water conservation efforts have greatest impact on usage
March 9, 2018 - 7:02am
December 5, 2017
Renville County to host buffer meetings Dec. 8 and 14
December 5, 2017 - 7:15am
October 21, 2017
Don Davis / Forum News Service file photo
 
A corn field is planted right up to the banks of a ditch in this file photo. Minnesota landowners are required to have a 50-foot average buffer with a 30-foot minimum in place on public waters by Nov. 1, and a 16.5-foot buffer on public ditches by Nov. 1, 2018.
Cost-share available for Kandiyohi County buffer strips
October 21, 2017 - 6:13am
October 19, 2017
Northern Minnesota town's police grooming proposal gets hairy
October 19, 2017 - 9:15pm
October 10, 2017
Cost-sharing funds available for buffer program in Renville County
October 10, 2017 - 9:20am
October 5, 2017
New London awarded funds for 2016 water projects
October 5, 2017 - 6:53am
September 22, 2017
Flint's lead-poisoned water had a 'horrifyingly large' effect on fetal deaths, study finds
September 22, 2017 - 6:42am
September 16, 2017
Dave Wallis / Forum News Service file photo
HUD grant to help Lower Sioux housing project
September 16, 2017 - 10:12am
September 12, 2017
Carolyn Lange / Tribune

Since he was 12 years old, Ron Dilley has worked at his family resort on West Norway Lake. He just finished his 50th season in a business his grandfather started in the early 1950s.
Third generation notches 50th year at Dilley's Resort on West Norway
September 12, 2017 - 6:04am
August 25, 2017
Unions condemn pipeline protests: Protesters’ action stops Line 3 work again Friday
August 25, 2017 - 7:45pm
August 23, 2017
An aerial view of the Enbridge pipeline under construction just south of Superior taken earlier this month. Bob King / Forum News Service
Protest shuts down Line 3 construction outside Superior
August 23, 2017 - 11:47pm
August 4, 2017
President Zippy Duvall of American Farm Bureau said at 2017 Farmfest that his long-time friend, Sonny Purdue, will make a good U.S. agriculture secretary. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Early indications are farmers like Trump ag actions
August 4, 2017 - 2:06pm
July 13, 2017
Chad Enerson of Emerald, Wis., and his wife, Mary worry a recent nearby manure spill that went unattended for months has jeopardized the health of a pond on their property. The couple had planned to build a new home on their property, but shelved the idea after Emerald Sky Dairy, the neighboring farm responsible for the spill, applied to expand their concentrated animal feeding operation (CAFO). Maureen McMullen / Forum News Service
Groundwater concerns floated as Wisconsin reduces well regulations
July 13, 2017 - 10:11am
June 27, 2017
Gary Miller / Tribune file photo 

Officials are sounding the alarm about water quality in northwestern Kandiyohi County. The waters of Games Lake, shown here in an August 2013 file photo, still attract swimmers and anglers, but there is a danger that problems evident in West Norway Lake could move downstream into Norway, Games and Andrew.
Popular Kandiyohi County lakes near 'tipping points'
June 27, 2017 - 8:45pm
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