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Wet April’s Benefit? Easing MN Drought Conditions

One good thing with the late-season snow? It’s easing drought conditions.

04/24/2013

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 4-24!

What’s it like to wear Google Glasses? Check out the Smack Down!

04/24/2013

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Minn. House Backs Water Fee Hikes

Democrats in the Minnesota House and Senate are looking for new ways to collect money. If their latest plan passes, that glass of water from your kitchen faucet may be getting more expensive.

04/19/2013

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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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