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Weather Alert: Closings and cancellations


November 9, 2018
Echo Journal file photo.
Backus: Dump property sale a complex issue
November 9, 2018 - 4:00am
August 17, 2018
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency on Thursday afternoon issued an air quality alert due to wildfire smoke through noon Sunday, Aug. 19. Daniel Dix, air quality meteorologist with the MPCA, said the wildfire smoke is entering the state from the northwest and is expected to reach the Brainerd lakes area Friday.
Air quality alert again issued for Brainerd area
August 17, 2018 - 2:00am
August 9, 2018
Air quality alert issued into Thursday for northern Cass County
August 9, 2018 - 12:05am
July 20, 2018
An air quality alert has been issued for western portions of northern and central Minnesota from Friday afternoon through Saturday morning.
Wildfire smoke prompts air quality alert
July 20, 2018 - 10:18pm
June 5, 2018
3M settlement working groups take shape
June 5, 2018 - 3:58pm
March 29, 2018
Members of the Fond du Lac Band work through the wild rice on Dead Fish Lake near Saywer, Minn. Forum News Service file photo
MPCA challenges judge's ruling on sulfate limit
March 29, 2018 - 11:04am
June 22, 2017
Daniel Dix showing weather app. MPCA photo
Air quality forecasting goes statewide
June 22, 2017 - 2:00pm
June 20, 2017
Without rain washing dirt into the water, Duschee Creek runs crystal clear. Photo by David Tacke, 3-year CSMP volunteer in Fillmore County
Volunteer: It’s a good year to become a water monitor
June 20, 2017 - 11:30am
June 14, 2017
Crews from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency will begin to sample area waters in June as part of an effort to monitor water health.
Project aimed at cleaning Upper Mississippi River
June 14, 2017 - 5:00am
October 26, 2016
Submitted Photo This map shows test sites where samples were taken to locate the source of contamination in Backus. Sites marked ND showed no contamination, but sites marked CD have contamination detected at the indicated depths.
Backus: Family who discovered contamination waits on city water
October 26, 2016 - 9:10am
April 27, 2016
MPCA to begin water quality monitoring field work in Mississippi River-Brainerd Watershed
April 27, 2016 - 4:01pm
April 13, 2016
East Gull Lake discusses wastewater plant updates
April 13, 2016 - 2:17pm
December 31, 2015
Public comment sought on Pequot Lakes wastewater facility
December 31, 2015 - 8:17am
June 4, 2015
East Gull Lake: New 4-H club starts with young members
June 4, 2015 - 9:48am
December 3, 2014
MPCA requests comment on Crow Wing Watershed project
December 3, 2014 - 11:04am