Fighting Fire Without Needing Hydrants

Fire hydrants. They’re an important tool to fight fires. In Pequot Lakes rural areas and cold winters make it challenging to be able to rely on fire hydrants all the times. But the few hydrants in our area are regularly checked and loaded. To keep them from freezing in the...

Let’s Go Fishing Program Gets Seniors Out On The Water

Fishing and boating is a common past-time that some Minnesotans take for granted, but the Let’s Go Fishing group is returning that outdoor experience to seniors. What started as a small program in 2004 has grown to provide free fishing and boating excursions for over 400...

Grand Rapids Students Learn About Water Science at Summit

Water is one of the most valuable elements on earth. That’s why the Itasca Water Legacy Partnership held its 3rd Annual Youth Water Summit for 5th graders in Grand Rapids. We explain how the focus of the summit is not only on water science but also on the students. 360 students,...

Arsenic Found in Brainerd Drinking Water

  Several homeowners north of Brainerd have discovered high levels of arsenic in their drinking water.  The area includes homes along Ojibwa Road on Round and North Long Lakes.  Six wells have arsenic levels over the legal limit of 10 parts per billion.   Water experts...
Posted On 27 Mar 2014

Blackduck Faces Frozen Water Line Problem

  First Bemidji and now Blackduck.  Frozen water lines are starting to cause problems for some cities in Northern Minnesota, and it’s only the beginning. Employees at Moon Drug Variety Distributors in Blackduck were caught off guard when they found out they didn’t have...

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