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April 27, 2013
Pottery Pond gets 300 new scaly residents
About 300 scaly creatures can now call Red Wing home. That is, until they end up on the end of someone's fishing line. Two men from the Minnesota...
April 27, 2013 - 10:00am
April 24, 2013
Earth Day rally pushes clean energy
ST. PAUL -- Gov.
April 24, 2013 - 5:00pm
April 21, 2013
Thanks for improving our enviroment
Thank you are two words I don't say often enough. When your focus is on the environment, most of your time is spent asking people to do something -- write a letter, plant a tree, clean the river, stop polluting, donate money, etc. Those are all important things and I still want...
April 21, 2013 - 12:00pm
April 20, 2013
Letter: Stop destroying our environment: say no to mines
EPA National River and Stream Assessment shows the nation's rivers and streams are in bad shape. This is the money quote: "There are various reasons for the bad shape the nation's rivers and streams are in. Nutrient pollution is a major cause, with phosphorus and nitrogen running...
April 20, 2013 - 8:00am
April 12, 2013
Farmers advised to delay spreading manure
Farmers are encouraged to wait to spread manure until after the snow has melted and the ice in the ground has thawed. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency said manure that is spread while the ground is thawing and the snow is melting has a higher chance of running off fields and...
April 12, 2013 - 8:00am
March 25, 2013
Frawley honored by San Francisco mayor
John Frawley's love for the environment began while he was growing up in Red Wing. "I did a lot of hunting and fishing. I really loved the...
March 25, 2013 - 1:00pm
March 18, 2013
Don't start filling sandbags yet: Too early to tell if spring floods will come
In the past two weeks, Goodhue County has received nearly 11 inches of snow and nearly three-quarters of an inch of rain. All that moisture might...
March 18, 2013 - 9:00am
March 9, 2013
Drought conditions continue
Melting winter snowfall won't do much to alleviate the extremely dry soil conditions across Minnesota, even if some areas experience spring flooding, said Greg Spoden, the state climatologist. Roughly 70 percent of Minnesota is in extreme drought or severe drought. "All of the...
March 9, 2013 - 8:00am
Pollution advisory issued for region
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency issued Friday an air pollution advisory for the southern two-thirds of the state until midday today. People with cardiovascular or respiratory disease, children and the elderly are encouraged to postpone or reduce vigorous activity while the...
March 9, 2013 - 8:00am
February 23, 2013
Schmit touts study of mining concerns
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota officials would study the environmental impact of silica sand mining and provide technical assistance to local governments dealing with sand mining issues under a bill to be introduced Monday in the state Senate. The bill by Sen.
February 23, 2013 - 12:00pm
SCWD gets funding for storm repairs
The Goodhue Soil and Water Conservation District received just more than $380,000 from the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources to assist landowners affected by last June's storms repair flood-damage lands, streams and related infrastructure. The funds will be used for erosion,...
February 23, 2013 - 8:00am
February 20, 2013
Sand mining testimony fractured
February 20, 2013 - 8:00am
February 17, 2013
Asian carp fight continues
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota members of Congress introduced legislation to battle Asian carp. U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken and Reps. Keith Ellison, Erik Paulsen, Tim Walz and Rick Nolan filed a bill to speed up federal officials' decision about whether to close the Upper St....
February 17, 2013 - 11:00am
January 31, 2013
CRWP hosting free cover crops workshop
Cover Crops 101, a free workshop sponsored by the Cannon River Watershed Partnership and University of Minnesota Extension, will run 4 to 7 p.m. Feb. 7 at the Rice County Fairgrounds, 1900 Fairgrounds Drive No.
January 31, 2013 - 12:00pm
January 24, 2013
PUC accepting input on wind farm
Changes made to a 78-megawatt wind farm planned in Goodhue County have had the Goodhue County Board wondering whether the project should qualify for Community-Based Energy Development status. Since the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission and the Office of Energy Security's past...
January 24, 2013 - 10:00am