A Voice For Kandiyohi County’s Lakes Stepping Back From Podium

A familiar voice on behalf of the lakes of Kandiyohi County is stepping back from the podium he has used for the cause. Terry Frazee, executive secretary of the Green Lake Property Owners Association, told members of the group at their annual meeting that he is retiring from the position he’s held for 23 years.…
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Zebra Mussels Continue Growth Spurt In Green Lake

SPICER – Zebra mussels are likely to continue their explosive growth in Green Lake this summer, but it remains impossible to know what their presence in the lake will be like in the long-term. “I want to emphasize. It is very unpredictable for each water body,’’ said Tim Plude, invasive species specialist with the Minnesota…
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Parks And Trails Director Pitches A Tent, And Asks Campers To Pitch Their Ideas On Future For Parks

UPPER SIOUX AGENCY STATE PARK – Pitch a tent in a state park campground this summer, and there’s a chance the camper at the next site will want to know your thoughts on the whole experience. That was the case for campers at the Upper Sioux Agency State Park last weekend, who were surprised to…
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DNR Wants More Voices At Table In Setting Deer Management Goals

SAINT PAUL – There will be more voices at the table when the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources sets goals for managing the state’s deer herd. The department concurs with a newly-released audit by the Office of the Legislative Auditor and will work to develop a statewide deer management plan based on input from a…
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Exchange Brings Grassroots Environmentalist From China To Montevideo

It seems like a story scripted for the movies. Three chemical companies operate illegally near the homes of residents in a small town. The factories discharge wastes from the manufacture of pesticides into a river that occasionally floods some of the homes. A group of grassroots environmentalists comes to the aid of residents in their…
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