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Crews Search For Man Who Fell Overboard On Lake Pepin

A 38-year-old man is missing after police say he fell overboard on Lake Pepin Saturday evening.

06/10/2012

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Lino Lakes Water Gets An ‘All-Clear’

Water in Lino Lakes has gotten the “all-clear” and is safe to drink as of 3:45 p.m. Tuesday, says the Minnesota Department of Health.

06/05/2012

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Growing Concerns For Rising Minnesota Rivers

There is a growing concern about the possibility of flooding especially along the Mississippi River. The river is under a flood watch near St. Paul, but up north near Aitkin, a flood warning has been issued.

05/29/2012

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Nutritionists: Eat Your Calories, Don’t Drink Them

Have you ever heard the saying, “Don’t drink your calories”? Most nutritionists recommend saving your calories for food dishes instead of beverages. Shape Magazine put together a list to help steer you in the right direction when it comes to drink choices.

05/21/2012

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City Of Mpls. Wants 3,000 More Rain Gardens By 2015

If you own a home or a business in Minneapolis, the city would like you to consider adding a rain garden.

04/18/2012

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Water Safety Specialist Warns Of Cold Water Even Now

It may seem strange to be talking about water safety this time of year, but the DNR says there were reports of more than 400 boats on the Mississippi River last week.

03/22/2012

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Spring Reigns In MN, But Winter Is Not Entirely Gone

While sitting in the sunshine and Friday’s warmth, Dion Grace thought of summer.

03/16/2012

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Driver That Died After Crashing Into Lake Vadnais Identified

The man who police say was driving the wrong way before crashing into a swamp Sunday evening has died.

12/05/2011

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Driver Goes Into Swamp, Flips Car In Vadnais Heights

Police say a 46-year-old man was driving the wrong way on Vadnais Boulevard, crashed into a swamp and flipped his car.

12/04/2011

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St. Paul Asks Residents, Businesses To Help Water Trees

The city of St. Paul is asking residents and businesses to water trees both on public and private property after the city says they are showing signs of “stress.”

09/14/2011

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Live Better: State Fair Water Conservation Contest

A booth at this year’s State Fair aims to get Minnesotans thinking about the way we use water.

09/03/2011

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Police Dog Credited For Finding Suspect

Authorities in Brainerd say a police dog is the reason a fleeing suspect is in custody.

08/31/2011

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Mother, Children Rescued From Lake Superior

A mother and her two young children were rescued from Lake Superior after they were swept away by a rip current.

07/21/2011

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Outside Workers Find Creative Ways To Beat The Heat

Pouring concrete, standing over a hot grill and biking people around, they’re all jobs that invoke some sympathy when you have excessive heat warnings like we’ve had this week.

07/20/2011

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NTSB Focuses On Fuel System In July 2010 Crash

ALMA, Mich. (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board’s investigation into a small plane crash in Lake Michigan last summer that killed four people has focused on fuel system debris. The Morning Sun of Mount […]

07/15/2011

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Want Healthy Plants? It’s All In The Water

With all of the rain we’ve has had this season, there has been less of a need to water your garden. As the summer goes on gardening expert, Susie Bachman of Bachman’s, said there are a few things to keep in mind.

06/30/2011

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As Water Ebbs In Minot, Thoughts Of Recovery

Gus and Jane Krueger spent part of their 58th wedding anniversary in a McDonald’s restaurant, sipping chocolate milkshakes as a government agent provided a crash course in applying for assistance to salvage their flood-ravaged house.

06/27/2011

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Man Spoils Oregon Reservoir Water Supply

The City of Portland Oregon has drained a drinking water reservoir holding 8 million gallons after an area man mistakenly relieved himself in the water.

06/21/2011

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Event Looks At Water, Agriculture In 21st Century

The intersection of water and agriculture in the 21st century is taking center stage at the University of Minnesota’s St. Paul campus.

05/06/2011

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Sandbag Volunteers Needed In Otter Tail County

Volunteers are needed to help with sandbagging in Otter Tail County in western Minnesota.

04/26/2011

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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

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Weather Service Bumps Up ND Flood Forecast

The National Weather Service says the chances of flooding have increased in the Red River Valley.

03/25/2011

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Group Wants Minnesota Back On Tap … Water

On World Water Day, some people want Minnesota to get off the bottle — the water bottle.

03/22/2011

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Flood Watches And Warnings Being Issued

Streams and rivers continue to rise across Minnesota.

03/19/2011

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Stillwater Plans To Fill 140,000 Sandbags

The St. Croix River doesn’t look like much of a threat right now and traffic is crossing the lift bridge as usual.

03/14/2011

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