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Speaker cracks open door for Minnesota gun bill
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POSTPONED FORECLOSURE: MERS v. Patrick McDonough
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March 18, 2011
UPDATE: Stillwater bridge project gaining bi-partisan support
A small group of local residents showed up to cheer a group of politicians who toured the Stillwater, Minn. lift bridge Friday afternoon, March...
March 18, 2011 - 2:35pm
February 8, 2010
Group trying to improve Mississippi River quality
A citizen advisory group and the Dakota County Soil and Water Conservation District are trying to educate the public about the Mississippi River, at least the nearby part of it. They held a public open house last week, calling it "Mississippi Makeover," to educate and gather support...
February 8, 2010 - 8:35am
January 11, 2010
Viewpoint: Raingardens spread like wildflowers
Between 1965 and 2004, the Washington Conservation District (WCD) installed 197 water quality improvement projects, or roughly five per year....
January 11, 2010 - 8:03am
December 15, 2009
Climate talks affect Midwest
December 15, 2009 - 3:57pm
Letter: Improve air, water quality
In a viewpoint article published Nov. 18 titled "Keep an eye on the MPCA," the writer made several good points. One, we need language permanently prohibiting commercial incineration at the 3M site, and an ordinance prohibiting commercial incineration inside our city limits. Two, perhaps...
December 15, 2009 - 3:00pm
November 12, 2009
City evolves on environment
In 2005, when 3M's Minnesota Pollution Control Agency permits that govern the company's Cottage Grove hazardous waste incinerator last came up for re-permitting, there were no cries of outrage from the city's leaders, no task force meetings or scramble to redraw city ordinances. Mayor...
November 12, 2009 - 7:59am
November 4, 2009
Mayor wants it guaranteed: no commercial incineration
Cottage Grove Mayor Myron Bailey said he will not vote to approve a list of recommendations issued last week by a task force that studied proposed amendments to 3M's hazardous waste incinerator permits without an agreement to insert language permanently prohibiting commercial incineration...
November 4, 2009 - 7:51am
May 5, 2009
Environment bill aids some counties
ST. PAUL - Minnesota counties with lots of state-owned land may like an environment spending plan that protects state payments they receive. Counties...
May 5, 2009 - 1:01pm
May 1, 2009
Bigham asks for air monitoring during 3M site cleanup
May 1, 2009 - 2:27pm
March 26, 2009
3M to hold meeting on incinerator
3M will host an informal meeting for the public Thursday, April 2 regarding the operation of the incinerator at the company's manufacturing site in Cottage Grove. The meeting will be from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Cottage Grove Youth Service Bureau, 7064 W. Point Douglas Road. 3M staff will...
March 26, 2009 - 7:00am
July 30, 2008
Church ready to go green for God
A wind turbine and solar panels popping up in a quiet Cottage Grove neighborhood wouldn't seem so far-fetched in these days of skyrocketing energy prices -- but on a church? All Saints Lutheran Pastor Jules Erickson doesn't see the problem, though. In fact, to her it makes perfect...
July 30, 2008 - 7:45am
May 21, 2008
Environmental study next step for proposed Minnesota veterans cemetery
If the state of Minnesota decides to put a veterans cemetery in Jay Cooke State Park, it will have the Legislature's stamp of approval. A law that was needed to move the Jay Cooke proposal forward passed as part of a series of session-ending bills. The legislation calls for transfer...
May 21, 2008 - 12:00am