Lakeland Currents 801 – Water Conservation in the Mississippi Headwaters

Lakeland Currents host Ray Gildow welcomes Todd Holman from the Mississippi Headwaters division of the Nature Conservancy, and Dan Steward from the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources.  Our water resources in the central and northern lakes area of MN appear abundant and...

Capitol Christmas Starts Tour to DC

The 2014 Capitol Christmas Tree has officially started its 2,000 mile journey to Washington D.C. The 88-ft tall white spruce will stop in 30 cities on its way to the west lawn of the capitol. This weekend, the tree made stopes in Itasca and Bemidji. The tree will arrive in...
Posted On 04 Nov 2014
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Cass Lake’s Knutson Dam Improvement Project Open for Public Review

  A 100-year-old dam may be getting a makeover. The Knutson Dam on Cass Lake is the second of eight dams on the Mississippi River and is in need of major renovations. There are about 400 dams in the state, and over the years, environmental experts say dams have negatively...

Harnessing the Headwaters – First Dams On The Mississippi

This documentary explores dams that are a prominent feature of many of the waterways in our region. Viewers will learn about the history of their creation and the ecological, economic, and cultural impact they have had on individuals and communities within the area. Water binds...
Posted On 20 Mar 2014
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