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Ways to Complain

  NO one has called, but the White House comment line is closed! No one has made calls to Donald Trump complaining about his renewal of the Keystone and Dakota Access pipelines??? The White House comment line has been closed for a … Continue reading

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Plunging Into the Unknown

The year ahead is impossible to predict. As with every year, many unknowns lie ahead. Most of us like being in control, and the unknowns are scary. What can we control in 2017? How we treat other people, and how we treat … Continue reading

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Protecting our Waterways

The leaves are falling, and it is raking season.  What does this have to do with water quality? The substances that turn our lakes and rivers green each summer come from our lawns and yards. We think of leaves as … Continue reading

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One River Drains Lake Superior

Magnificent Lake Superior has over 300 rivers and streams that drain into it. Last week it was a brown lake because of mega rainfall in northern Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan where many rivers dumped sediment from the storms. I am … Continue reading

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What happened to our “Sky Blue” waters?

Minnesota, the land of “Sky Blue Waters” is adding more than 300 lakes, rivers and streams to its list of lakes and streams that are impaired. The story from MPR is here. About two-thirds of Minnesota watersheds have been tested and … Continue reading

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If You Love The Lake!

Minneapolis is a city of lakes. “Walking the lake” is a big deal for most of us, and the lakes are magnets for people from all over the Twin Cities metro area and state. I am impressed with this educational campaign … Continue reading

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A Low Salt Diet Is Best!

Most of us in the north county enjoy a beautiful snowfall, but hate ice.  Even with a mild winter, there is thawing, refreezing and ice!  As I walk through neighborhoods I see salt residue sitting on sidewalks and streets.  Please … Continue reading

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