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On Water Action Day, a flood of citizens washes through the Minnesota Capitol

Senate had passed a bill to divert some $22 million in Legacy funds raised by the sales-tax amendment and apply it to normal government programming, rather than Continue reading

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Anderson: Legislature waging assault on vital public lands

This is a widely viewed assessment of the assault on public lands underway in the Republican-controlled Legislature this session Continue reading

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Dayton Calls For Water Quality Boost After GOP Challenge

eight Republicans and two Democrats, met across the street from the Capitol to begin work on an environmental budget bill that blends Continue reading

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Minnesota continues to be a top state for wind power

Minnesota continued to be one of the top wind power states in 2016, and Xcel Energy the nation’s top wind energy utility. Continue reading

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Lake Koronis is test lab in fight against invasive species

Starry stonewort has never been eradicated from a U.S. lake. But Koronis residents were hopeful that an early, aggressive approach would be effective Continue reading

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Gov. Mark Dayton plans community meetings about water quality

Dayton announced Wednesday that a series of 10 town-hall-style meetings to discuss water quality will be held across the state Continue reading

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Minnesota wind power expands

The American Wind Energy Association announced Wednesday, April 19 that more than 15 percent of the state’s electricity comes from wind power. Continue reading

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Solar energy disparity emerges among Minnesota schools

Solar panels are becoming a common sight on school rooftops. The list includes Farmington, Waconia, Cohasset, Red Wing Continue reading

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Is it time for a new state slogan?

Minnesotans of all walks of life value the dedication we have traditionally shown toward clean, safe water Continue reading

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Dayton, Legislature need to find a solution for state’s parks and trails

The proposals follow several years of decreased funding for the system (with the exception of a one-time, $3.4 million increase last year) even as the number of users has increased Continue reading

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