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Good Question: Where Does Storm Water End Up?

With all the ice and snow melting over the past few weeks, there has been plenty of water to wash away on our streets.

04/03/2013

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The ‘Land Of 10,000 Lakes’ Is Drying Up

Minnesota is known as the “Land of Ten Thousand Lakes.” But the DNR says the state’s water supply is becoming a concern.

03/28/2013

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2 Men Die When Snowmobile Goes Into Lake Superior

Crews have recovered the bodies of two men who died after their snowmobile went into Lake Superior near Madeline Island.

02/21/2013

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Police: Snowmobiler Dies After Hitting Open Water

A snowmobiler went underwater just off Point Road in Bayport, Minn., Saturday morning and his condition is unknown at this time, police say.

02/16/2013

Minneapolis Water Main Break

Mpls Releases Estimate Of Water Main Break Cost

The city of Minneapolis is releasing an early estimate for the cost of a huge water main break that sent water rushing through downtown.

01/24/2013

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Common Anti-Bacterial Compound Found In Waterways

New research shows a compound found in popular anti-bacterial soaps, cosmetics and toothpastes is creating toxins in Minnesota lakes and rivers.

01/22/2013

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Mpls. Fully Restores Water Service After Break

Officials say Minneapolis has fully restored water service after a 3-foot water main was ruptured in downtown last week.

01/10/2013

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Mississippi Houseboat Takes On Water, To Be Removed

A Mississippi River houseboat took on water this morning and will now be removed at the owner’s expense, according to authorities.

01/08/2013

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Water Service Resumes After Mpls. Water Main Break

Water service will be restored for all customers who were affected by Thursday’s water main break in Minneapolis.

01/06/2013

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Mpls. Water Tested For Safety Following Water Main Break

State health officials are sampling water at several buildings in downtown Minneapolis to make sure it’s safe following Thursday’s massive water main break.

01/04/2013

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Taking A ‘Chunky Dunk’ To Clean Up Circle Lake

Tuesday’s cold weather didn’t stop a bunch of neighbors from jumping in their lake near Faribault, as part of a fundraiser to clean up Circle Lake, getting rid of carp and weeds.

01/01/2013

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Mississippi River Level Still Expected To Drop

Water levels on the drought-plagued Mississippi River are expected to keep dropping over the next several weeks, according to a new forecast Wednesday that comes amid worries that barge traffic soon could be squeezed along a key stretch of the vital shipping corridor.

12/12/2012

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Water Pressure Low After Main Breaks In Mounds View

Residents in Mounds View, Minn. are dealing with low to no water pressure after a water main broke in the city.

11/25/2012

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DNR: It Might Be Warm Out, But Water Is Dangerously Cold

When temperatures climbed to just below 60 degrees Monday, one might have forgotten it was the middle of November.

11/19/2012

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Research Says Sports Drinks Just As Bad As Soda

More children and teenagers are drinking sports drinks like Gatorade and Powerade, instead of soda. While that may sound like a good thing, new research from the University of Minnesota shows in most cases it’s not a better option.

08/10/2012

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