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Picnic pavillion planned on Lake Ida

August 15, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Commissioneres approve vehicle purchase, talk tax forfeited lands Continue Reading

Camper celebrate 100th birthday at Lake Carlos State Park

August 15, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

As he’s been doing for the last 35 years or so, Ansis Vilcins returned to Lake Carlos State Park last week to enjoy the great outdoors and time with family. Continue Reading

Devils Lake enjoys reversal of fortune

August 12, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

DEVILS LAKE — Two or three years ago, steady streams of heavy trucks and other construction vehicles snarled traffic in and around the lake as workers scrambled to raise roads and expand the levee protecting the city from rising waters. Continue Reading

Tests reveal E. coli present in Lake Osakis

July 23, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Test results have been returned to city officials regarding the impact of a water runoff event that flowed into Lake Osakis.
A heavy rain moved through the Osakis area June 20-21 and forced the release of rainwater runoff that had reportedly infiltrated the city’s sewer system.
How much was released remains unknown. Continue Reading

Test results indicate E. coli present in parts of Lake Osakis

July 23, 2013 in The Osakis Review

Three of six water samples taken from Lake Osakis indicated elevated E. coli levels. Continue Reading

Tests reveal E. coli present in Lake Osakis

July 23, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Test results have been returned to city officials regarding the impact of a water runoff event that flowed into Lake Osakis.
A heavy rain moved through the Osakis area June 20-21 and forced the release of rainwater runoff that had reportedly infiltrated the city’s sewer system.
How much was released remains unknown. Continue Reading

City still waiting for runoff test results

July 16, 2013 in The Osakis Review

As of Monday, July 15, the city of Osakis has not received test results regarding the impact of a water runoff event that flowed into Lake Osakis. Continue Reading

Bad storm forces runoff into Lake Osakis

July 11, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

The extreme rain event that moved through the Osakis area June 20-21 forced the release of rainwater runoff that had reportedly infiltrated the city’s sewer system.
How much was released remains unknown, according to Osakis City Council member Kyle Kostrzewski. Continue Reading

City awaits results after runoff flows into Lake Osakis

July 3, 2013 in The Osakis Review

Kostrzewski: ‘We have no further information until we get the results’ Continue Reading

Clearly better

June 6, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

Water clarity of Lake Okabena best since testing began in 1998WORTHINGTON While most visitors to Sailboard Beach this weekend will be looking out over the water, they may want to look down as well. Water clarity in the local lake has been the best it has ever been since a testing program was initiated in 1998. Continue Reading