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September 13, 2017
Town hall in Bemidji focuses on improving water quality
September 13, 2017 - 9:20pm
August 11, 2017
Minnesota's sewage systems are aging, with state officials saying many need major upgrades in coming years. Minnesota Pollution Control Agency photo.
Water quality remains a Minnesota problem. State launches effort to make improvements.
August 11, 2017 - 11:35am
August 2, 2017
Red River water quality 'generally poor,' Minnesota officials say
August 2, 2017 - 8:11pm
July 7, 2017
Don Davis of Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Trump biofuel decision draws mixed reaction
July 7, 2017 - 1:33pm
June 28, 2017
Tribune photo by Gary MillerHot weather means plenty of beach goers Tuesday at Kandiyohi County Park 7 on Games Lake. Tobacco-free beach signs are posted at the park.
Popular central Minnesota lakes near 'tipping points' for water quality
June 28, 2017 - 3:11pm
June 19, 2017
Letter: Factory hog farm raises water concerns
June 19, 2017 - 10:58am
June 4, 2017
Woman loading the washing machine colored clothing.
How water conservation can lower your home costs in F-M region
June 4, 2017 - 8:00am
April 26, 2017
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says on Wednesday, April 26,2017, that he remains committed to vetoing a bill that modifies or delays his buffer law. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota farmers make changes in buffer zones around water a top issue
April 26, 2017 - 4:42pm
March 16, 2017
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton said his water quality law has gained good traction throughout the state, with nearly 75 percent of counties in compliance with buffer laws eight months before deadline. Maureen McMullen / Forum News Serviceplay button
Buffer strips ahead of deadline; Mark Dayton opposes big changes to law
March 16, 2017 - 8:45pm
February 20, 2017
South Dakota considers buffer strip bill
February 20, 2017 - 11:30am
September 1, 2016
Jackrabbit Family Farm is located about 10 miles south of Mount Vernon housing approximately 5,000 pigs and is managed by Pipestone System. Pipestone is behind a proposal for a similar hog farm, Rolling Hills Family Farm, near Buffalo, N.D. (Matt Gade/Republic)
Residents seek to block Cass County hog farm
September 1, 2016 - 3:43pm
August 30, 2016
Taking a drink of what he said was clean Minnesota water, Gov. Mark Dayton launches a drive to get people to sign a pledge to protect the state's water on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Dayton wants Minnesotans to take clean water pledge
August 30, 2016 - 4:31pm
February 13, 2016
Sandy fields are being prepped for planting near Menahga, Minn. 
Carrie Snyder / The Forum
Minnesota DNR rejects environmental review for irrigation wells
February 13, 2016 - 9:31am
January 12, 2016
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton announces his transportation funding plan Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton to make water systems a spending priority
January 12, 2016 - 9:00pm
December 16, 2015
Dayton lays out plan turning 100,000 acres of crops into conservation land
December 16, 2015 - 2:00am