Minnesotans with private wells urged to test their drinking water for five common contaminants

In conjunction with National Groundwater Awareness Week, now in its 25th year, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is reminding Minnesotans who rely on a private household well for their drinking water to test regularly for contaminants. Testing is particularly important if babies or pregnant women will be drinking the water.

As people head for the water, Minnesota DNR reminds them to prioritize their safety

With anglers, boaters, and paddlers taking advantage of the early ice-out across much of Minnesota, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is reminding anyone spending time around lakes, rivers, and ponds that water temperatures remain extremely low and unexpected falls can turn tragic.

Area News

Traverse County Gazette-News - Lake Traverse continues to maintain a “world class” walleye population, according to the annual Minnesota Department of Natural Resource’s Fish Management update.

Area News

Standard-Gazette & Messenger - Introducing the new K9 Unit puppy, Kane! He is a ten-month-old Labrador. He has a strong pedigree since he comes from a long line of police dogs. Kane was the name that won the community vote last fall.



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