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December 22, 2011
Going wild for conservation
When Mike and Trudy Berggren moved eight years ago into their home in Afton, which sits at the headwaters of Valley Creek, they knew it needed a lot of work. "We knew it was a pretty property, but we didn't know all the history of it," Mike said. The 30-acre property, which houses...
December 22, 2011 - 8:00am
December 6, 2011
Health Department: Lower PFC levels detected in Cottage Grove, east-metro residents
A declining presence of perfluorochemicals has been measured in citizens of Cottage Grove and other east-metro communities as officials work to reduce the exposure of drinking water to the manufactured chemicals, a state project has shown. The Minnesota Department of Health said...
December 6, 2011 - 1:20pm
Testing shows no harmful PFC levels in Cottage Grove wells; increased levels at Woodbury dump site unexplained
State officials say recent testing of private wells in Cottage Grove and Woodbury did not detect harmful levels of 3M-manufactured chemicals. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency said Thursday that test results returned this week showed that the level of perfluorochemicals (or...
October 6, 2011 - 11:48am
October 4, 2011
'Unexpected' PFC levels at Woodbury dump site lead to private well testing
City and state officials are awaiting test results from nearly two dozen private wells in Cottage Grove near the city's northern border after...
October 4, 2011 - 2:47pm
July 22, 2011
Tamarack preserve's bounty on display
More than 100 people came out to Tamarack Nature Preserve Thursday, July 14, to check out a rare wetland area that houses numerous plants, flowers and animal diversity. The annual tour attracted all age groups and was divided into separate groups based on interest levels. Most...
July 22, 2011 - 8:00am
Earth Day: Recycling tips in south Washington County
Earth Day is today, and since the first Earth Day in 1970 there has been much progress in recycling items that can be processed and reused. Minnesotans have an impressive record of recycling at 41 percent, according to EurekaRecycling.org, but there is room to improve. Twin Cities...
April 22, 2011 - 10:42am
April 18, 2011
Washington County Clean water projects on display
Area water groundwater management and Cottage Grove officials are scheduled to host an open house next week where they'll show off projects aimed at keeping area water clean. Representatives from the South Washington Watershed District and the city of Cottage Grove will co-host...
April 18, 2011 - 1:45pm
April 12, 2011
St. Croix River to crest today
The St. Croix River is expected to crest this afternoon in Afton. According to he National Weather Service, at 11 a.m. the St. Croix River measured...
April 12, 2011 - 12:43pm
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 24, 2011
Environmental coalition seeks scaled down Stillwater bridge
A number of Minnesota and Wisconsin organizations last week released a letter signed by the Minnesota Environmental Partnership and 25 other...
February 24, 2011 - 12:36pm
October 25, 2010
Wind turbine discussions blown up again in Afton
Discussions over Afton's wind energy ordinance came blowing back into the city recently. The Afton Planning Commission made revisions to the ordinance at its Oct. 4 meeting and presented those changes to the Afton City Council during its Oct. 19 meeting last week. "I think we...
October 25, 2010 - 10:39am
March 18, 2010
UPDATE: Rising flood waters could knock Stillwater bridge out of service
The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for St. Croix County, due to rising waters on the St. Croix River. The warning, issued Thursday, impacts St. Croix and Pierce counties in Wisconsin, and Washington County in Minnesota. The flood warning, which is in effect...
March 18, 2010 - 12:10pm
January 7, 2010
Middle school students going green
A group of students at Woodbury Middle School are trying to prove the term "going green" is for all ages. The new after-school "Eco Club" introduces...
January 7, 2010 - 9:43am
Plows become more eco-friendly
They're big and they're sturdy -- at first glance, Cottage Grove's fleet of plow trucks looks more like public works workhorses than pieces of high-tech machinery. But more than $50,000 in funds from the South Washington Watershed District is changing that, helping the city install...
December 7, 2009 - 8:54am
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 - 8:38am