Volunteers Clean Up Lake MinnetonkaAn effort to clean up a popular Twin Cities lake is underway Saturday. Dozens of volunteers will comb the beaches and shoreline of Lake Minnetonka to pick up all the trash left behind from a busy summer of boating. They will also hand out garbage bags at boat launches to encourage boaters to recycle.
Scrutiny Of PolyMet Proposal Turns To CleanupOne of the most contentious issues in the debate over whether Minnesota should allow PolyMet Mining Corp. to build the state's first copper-nickel mine is whether the company can cover cleanup costs after it closes.
Crews Repairing Water-Damaged Minn. Health Lab Cleanup continues after a heating system failure caused water damage and disrupted operations at the Minnesota Department of Health's laboratory.
2 Weeks After Storm, Felled Trees Still Litter MetroTwo weeks ago, the metro was moments from a historic storm, as more Minnesotans ended up losing power than ever before. And then there were the downed trees – and some home owners are still trying to figure out how to remove trees in their own yard, a process that often costs thousands of dollars.
Crews Clearing Out St. Paul Log Jam, Could Complete It TodayA log jam at Raspberry Island near downtown St. Paul is finally being cleared. There had been a dispute between the city of St. Paul and the St. Paul Yacht Club as to who was responsible for cleaning up the debris. With the weight of the log jam pushing against the bridge, concerns arose over the bridge’s integrity. That's when the city decided to step in and foot the bill, which is an estimated $25,000.
St. Paul Residents Clean Up After Friday’s StormTree branches, stumps and limbs clutter many Twin Cities neighborhoods. Now that the rain has stopped, the cleanup has begun.
Feds Making Long-Range Great Lakes Cleanup Plans The Obama administration says it's making plans to continue a long-range Great Lakes cleanup program, although decisions about paying for it will be made on a year-by-year basis.
Timberwolves, Lynx Employees Cleanup Nature CenterThe Minnesota Lynx season has ended and the Timberwolves are on a lockout, but that didn't stop them from coming together for a good cause.
Coalition Awards Grants For Great Lakes CleanupAn environmental coalition has awarded $115,000 in grants to nine groups for Great Lakes restoration projects.
Storm Cleanup Continues In Rural WisconsinLocal officials are assessing the storm damage in Burnett County and residents are cleaning up after a fierce thunderstorm swept through the area that was packed with holiday campers on Friday.
Volunteers Needed For Minneapolis Tornado Cleanup The city of Minneapolis has declared next Saturday, June 4, as an official volunteer cleanup day in north Minneapolis.
Cleanup Continues In Wis. After 4 Tornados HitThe sounds of chain saws filled the air Monday in several central Wisconsin towns as people cleared downed trees and other debris from streets and damaged homes after thunderstorms and at least four tornados hit the area the day before.