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Sheriff: Ice-Out Declared On Lake Minnetonka

With the long, cold winter we all endured, we weren’t sure this day would ever come. The Freshwater Society and the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Water Patrol officially made the call Thursday morning that the ice is now officially out on Lake Minnetonka.

04/24/2014

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Report: Record-Breaking Snow Not Helping Groundwater Sustainability

While a record-breaking April snowfall is easing the pain of Minnesota’s extended drought, a new report suggests our water use simply isn’t sustainable.

04/22/2013

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Ice-Out On Lake Minnetonka ‘Bordering On Record-Breaking’

Jonathan Smith of Concept Landscaping is not going to wait any longer to start working on Lake Minnetonka.

04/17/2013

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‘U’ Lecture To Discuss Hard Choices On Nitrogen

Nitrogen is a crucial part of all living things. But the millions of tons of nitrogen manufactured by humans every year are a two-edged sword.

10/04/2012

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New Initiative Aims To Clean Up Streams In Minn.

A new farmer-to-farmer cooperative effort is aiming to clean up and protect streams in Minnesota.

08/07/2012

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Road Salt Symposium Seeks Pollution Solutions

Amid a mild winter that’s sparing Minnesota the need to spread as much road salt as it often does, experts and officials will be gathering in Chaska to learn about ways to reduce the impact of salt pollution.

02/02/2012

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Izaak Walton League Sponsors 2012 Farm Bill Forum

Minnesota conservation and agricultural leaders gather Monday to discuss how the 2012 Farm Bill can better conserve the state’s water, wildlife, and farmlands.

08/20/2011

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Ice Out Declared On Lake Minnetonka

It may not feel like spring this weekend with colder temps, but the lakes will at least look like it from here on out.

04/14/2011