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State regulators blamed farming for rising nitrate levels in southern Minnesota surface waters in a new report Wednesday, citing the increasing use of drainage tiling as a major reason.
As winter’s icy grip releases Sagatagan Lake, months of anxious waiting and wondering are over. For Kristina Timmerman and Carol Jansky, loon number 55480 is back on summer waters.
Like other “snowbirds” these Minnesota residents are using GPS as they travel south for the winter. But what’s different about these migrants is that they’re the real thing — Minnesota’s state bird, in fact.