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Stinky Lakes Due To Natural ‘Fish Kills’

It’s a smell that comes with warmer temperatures and increased algae in the water. It’s also something you can see: dead fish floating on all the lakes in Minnesota. The experts call it a “fish kill,” and it has many wondering is the water safe. Dawn Summers of Minneapolis Park and Recreation says that this is a common occurrence.

06/29/2013

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Recent Rain’s Bright Side: Better Drought Outlook

There’s one bright side to the dark clouds we’ve seen day after day — a better drought outlook. Meteorologist Matt Brickman said while some of the state is still in a severe drought, recent moisture has helped make big improvements.

06/12/2013

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MPCA Advises Farmers On Manure Management

A winter of heavy snowfall and freezing rain is giving way to warming temperatures, rapid melting and a potential for flooding.

03/30/2013

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Report Says Farm Runoff Declining Near Great Lakes

A report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture says farmers are cutting back significantly on the amount of soil and nutrients eroding from fields to the Great Lakes and neighboring waterways.

10/14/2011

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Bill Would Scrap Plan To Protect Mississippi River

A plan two years in the making to protect the 72-mile portion of the Mississippi River that runs through the Twin Cities could be scrapped if a legislative proposal is green-lighted.

04/04/2011

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